|Date:||September 28, 2019|
Luther hosted NCAA II Upper Iowa University this afternoon and defeated the Peacocks 7-2. The Norse swept doubles play dropping just seven games and went on to win four of six singles matches, all in straight sets.
In doubles, Devon Borget and Shelby Cook improved to 9-1 for the year posting an (8-5) win at No. 1. Lexi Hastings and Kelsey Kruse are now 6-2 thanks to an (8-2) win at No. 2. Emily Rubbelke and Aurora Schossow teamed for the first time this year and won at No. 3 (8-0).
In singles, Kruse won at No. 3. She won set one 6-0 and was up 1-0 in the second set when Carolina Abella retired. Hastings at No. 4 won in straight sets (6-0, 6-1) as did Anna Spencer with the same scores at No. 5. Kylie Dunning finished the match with a (6-1, 6-1) decision at No. 6.
The victory gives Luther an overall record of 6-1.
Tomorrow, Luther (5-0) with take its unbeaten American Rivers Conference record to Waverly, Iowa. The Norse will face the defending conference champions Wartburg College (3-1). This match will begin at 2:00 p.m.
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