The American Rivers Conference has announced that Luther College senior Sarah Holtz (Austin, Minn./Pacelli Catholic) has been named the league's Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Feb. 2. This is the second time she has been so honored.
This past week, Hotlz helped lead Luther to wins over Simpson College (73-63) and Buena Vista University (80-65), posting double-doubles in both contests.
Holtz scored 24 points and collected 10 rebounds against Simpson and three days later produced 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against Buena Vista University.
She has now scored 1,133 points and collected 539 rebounds during her career for the Norse. Both totals ranked ninth on Luther's all-time lists.
The two wins keept Luther tied atop the A-R-C standings with Loras College and Wartburg College at 9-2. The two victories also increased Luther's current win streak to four.