Luther finished No. 14 in the final National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NCAA III Top-25 Poll released May 30. Luther finished the year 32-8. The Norse have now been ranked in the Top-25 Poll 72 of the last 75 weeks dating back to 2009.
Luther has posted 30-plus wins for eight years in a row dating back to 2007 (35-7). Head Coach Renae Hartl, who just completed her 13th season, will enter the 2015 campaign needing five wins to record her 400th career victory. Hartl has posted a career record of 395-155 for a winning percentage of .718.