The American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) preseason coaches' poll has been released and Luther College was picked to finish fifth. The Norse are coming off a year that they posted a dual meet record of 10-7 and only lost three starters from last year's team.
Top returners include senior Connor Murphy (Tiffin, Iowa/Clear Creek Amana) at 125; sophomore Kyle Clough (Deerfield, Ill.) at 133; senior Gilbert Valadez (Turlock, Calif./John H Pitman) at 149; and junior Keenan Feldpausch (Eldridge, Iowa/North Scott) at 285.
Luther begins the 2018-19 campaign hosting the Luther Open on Saturday, Nov. 10. The first A-R-C dual meet will be against the University of Dubuque in Decorah on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7:00 p.m.