The Luther College women's soccer team has been picked to finish sixth in the American Rivers Conference preseason coaches' poll.
The Norse return eight starters that includes 2017 all-conference honorees Hanna Christopher (Sr., Cedar Falls, Iowa/Gladbrook-Reinnbeck), Marta Springer (Sr., Cleveland, Minn./St. Peter), Maggie Anderson (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.) and honorable mention all-conference selection Sommer Stevens (Sr., Denver, Iowa).
Luther Head Coach Russ Schouweiler begins his ninth year and has posted a record of 83-59-9 during his tenure. Last year, he led the Norse to an overall mark of 7-10-2, 4-4 in the league standings and an eighth consecutive appearance in the conference tournament. Luther has never missed qualifying for the conference tournament since its inception in 1996, a string of 22 years.