Luther Women Picked Fourth in IIAC Preseason Coaches' Poll

The Luther College women's basketball team was picked fourth in the Iowa Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll released today.

Simpson College, which captured the 2012-13 IIAC regular-season and tournament titles, collected four of seven available first-place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own team) and placed second on the other three ballots to capture the top spot in the poll. The Storm, a participant in the 2013 NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship, received 53 of the maximum 56 points to stand six points clear of Coe College (47 points) and seven clear of Wartburg College (46 points).

The Kohawks received two first-place votes, two second-place votes, two third-place votes and a fourth-place vote, while the Knights picked up the two remaining first-place votes and five third-place votes.

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