The ninth and final regular NCAA Division III National Poll has been released by the United Soccer Coaches and Luther College is ranked No. 23. The Norse have now been ranked in the top-25 eight of nine weeks this year.
Luther qualified for the NCAA III National Soccer Tournament after capturing the team title of the American Rivers Conference Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 3. Luther defeated regular season champions Loras College 2-1.
The Norse are hosting first and second round matches of the 2018 National Soccer Tournament Nov. 10-11. Luther (16-3-1) will face Knox College, Galesburg, Ill., in the opening round on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 3:00 p.m. Knox (16-4-1) is a member of the Midwest Conference.
In the other first round match, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., (14-3-1) will face Dominican University, River Forest, Ill., (12-7-1) at 5:00 p.m. Gustavus is a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and Dominican is a member of the Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference
The winners will advance to the second round match that will begin at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.