|Date:||September 2, 2014|
Luther improved to 2-0 in Iowa Conference action defeating Buena Vista University 9-0 this afternoon. Buena Vista was short two players and forfeited at No. 5 and 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
Molly Brown and Madisen Crow posted an 8-2 victory over Kassidy Ipsen and Tarynne Kinghorn at No. 1 doubles. Claire Christian and Anna Pearson posted an 8-3 win over Tasha Nelson and Samantha Kavan at No. 2.
In singles play, the Norse lost just four games en route to the sweep. Lauren Welch posted a 6-0,6-1 win at No. 1 over Nelson; Jenna Myers defeated Ipsen 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2; Olivia Heitz defeated Kinghorn 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3; and Hailey Johnson defeated Kavan 6-0, 6-1 at No. 4.
The Norse return to action on Saturday, Sept. 6 when they will host Grinnell College at 9:00 a.m. and St. Ben's at 3:00 p.m.
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