Luther begins the 2015 campaign ranked No. 18 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III Top-25 Preseason poll. The Norse have now been ranked in the Top-25 Poll 73 of the last 76 weeks dating back to 2009.
Head Coach Renae Hartl, who begins her 14th season, needs five wins to record her 400th career victory. She returns 14 letter winners from last season's squad that finished with a mark of 32-8 and a final ranking of No. 14.
Luther will begin its season hosting the Luther Dome Games Feb. 28-March 1 at the Rochester Regional Stadium Bubble, Rochester, Minn.