|Date:||September 11, 2018|
|Time:||4:00 pm||Results:||W 8-1||Location:||Dubuque, Iowa|
Luther continued a full day of American Rivers Conference action .7 miles down the road from Loras College and faced the University of Dubuque. The Norse defeated the Spartans 8-1 and improved to 2-0 in conference play, 3-2 overall.
The Norse jumped out to a 3-0 advantage sweeping doubles. The Norse dropped just five games in the process. Shelby Cook and Britta Pressler won (8-2) at No. 1. Devon Bourget and Stephanie Almquist won (8-1) at No. 2 and Ellie Hemker and Anna Spencer won at No. 3 (8-2).
In singles action, Luther won five of six matches all in straight sets. Bourget at No. 1 and Pressler at No. 3 both won (6-0, 6-0). Almquist was victorious at No. 2 (6-4, 6-4), while Cook at No. 4 (6-2, 6-2) and Kelsey Kruse won at No. 5 (6-1, 6-0).
Cory Eull lost a hard-fought match at No. 6 to Hailey Wang (5-7, 7-6, 5-7).
Luther returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 15 when it will host Simpson College at 3:00 p.m. Prior to this match will be the annual Alumni match that will begin at 10:00 a.m.
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