The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced that Luther College volleyball player Anna Larson has been named the Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Sept. 10.
Larson, a senior co-captain from Edina, Minn., helped lead Luther to 4-0 record this past week including a 3-0 victory over No. 14 UW-Whitewater, where she collected 11 kills for the Norse. The loss was the first regular season home loss for the Warhawks since 2014.
The Norse opened the UW-Whitewater Invitational with a 3-2 victory over Lewis & Clark and also defeated Augustana (IL) 3-0. Earlier in the week, Luther defeated St. Mary's University 3-1 in the home opener. Larson tallied a match high 19 kills.
On the week, she had a .226 hitting percentage and collected 53 kills. She also added four aces and five blocks.