May 5, 2013
Luther captured the 2013 Iowa Conference Softball Tournament championship this afternoon in Cedar Rapids. The Norse defeated No. 11 Central College 9-3 in the semifinals and then proceeded to defeat No. 10 Coe College 5-2 in the championship game.
The tournament title is the third for the Norse in the past four years. The victory also secures the league's automatic berth to the NCAA III National Tournament that will begin next week. The Norse will be making their fifth consecutive appearance in the national tournament and seventh in the past eight years. What regional Luther will be playing in will be announced on Monday, May 6.