The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced that Luther seniors Jon Opdahl and Cody Reimer have been named the League's Athlete of the Week and Pitcher of the Week respectively for the week ending Sunday, March 5.
During Luther's five games last week, Opdahl batted .455, going 10-for-22 at the plate and seven RBI. He scored three times and was credited with a double and one home run for a slugging percentage of .636.
In his first start of the year against No. 20 Washington University-St. Louis, Reimer pitched seven scoreless innings in Luther's 9-2 victory. He faced 31 batters, allowed five hits, walked five and struck out five. He also helped his own cause going 2-for-5 at the plate with three RBI that included a two-run home run.
The Norse started the 2017 campaign sweeping Carleton College 7-5, 6-5 at US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis on March 1. On Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, Luther traveled to Washington University-St. Louis for a three-game stand, dropping two of the three games.