|Date:||March 2, 2019|
|Time:||2:30 pm||Results:||L 4-5||Location:||Lifetime Fitness - Bloomington, Minn.|
Luther lost a hard fought 5-4 match to St. Scholastica this afternoon at Lifetime Fitness Center located in Bloomington, Minn.
In singles, St. Scholastica secured the victory at No. 3, after the Norse had pulled to within 3-4 with four matches complete.
Britta Pressler at No. 2 (6-4, 6-2), Stephanie Almquist at No. 4 (6-3, 6-3) and Kruse at No. 6 (6-2, 7-6 (7-5)) all won in straight sets. Kruse match was the last match to be completed. Bourget was defeated in straight sets at No. 1 (3-6, 3-6), while both Shelby Cook at No. 3 and Ellie Hemker at No. 5 both lost in three sets. Cook was defeated by Rice (4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-10). Hemker was defeated by Brynne Hauer (4-6, 6-3, 9-11).
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 8-5. The Norse will be off until their annual spring trip to Orlando, Florida that will take place March 21-26.
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