The 2017 Iowa Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll has been released and Luther College has been picked to finish second.
Head Coach Bryan Nikkel, who begins his third year as skipper, returns 28 letter winners from last year's team that posted an overall record of 34-14, that included a third place finish in the Iowa Conference with a mark of 17-11. The Norse won the Iowa Conference Tournament and qualified for NCAA III regional play for the first time since 2007.
The Norse begin the season at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Wednesday, March 1. The Norse will face the Knights of Carleton College in a double header beginning at 9:45 p.m.