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Wartburg College - Recap

Date:September 29, 2019
Time:2:00 pm
Results:6-3
Location:Waverly, Iowa

Luther remained unbeaten in American Rivers Conference play after defeating Wartburg 6-3 this afternoon in Waverly. The win gives Luther an A-R-C mark of 6-0, while Wartburg fell to 3-2.

Luther held a 2-1 lead at the conclusion of doubles play. Devon Bourget and Shelby Cook remained unbeaten in conference play, defeating Madison Overmann and Hannah Fox (8-4) at No. 1. Kelsey Kruse and Lexi Hastings also remained unbeaten in league play after posting an (8-2) win at No. 2. 

The four Norse wins in singles were all in straight sets. Bourget defeated Overamann at No. 1 (6-0, 6-0); Cook defeated Fox at No. 2 (6-4, 6-4); Anna Spencer defeated Gabby Olejniczak (6-4, 6-4) at No. 5; and Kylie Dunning clinch the team victory defeating Sydney Powers (6-4, 6-3) at No. 6.

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Luther has two more league contest next week. On Friday, Oct. 4 Luther travels to Central College, and on Saturday, Oct. 5 it will play at Simpson College. A victory Friday over the Dutch will secure at least a share of the 2019 conference championship. If the Norse win both matches, they will win the outright title. 

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586