The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has released the 10th regular season poll of the 2019 NCAA Division III Top-25 National Poll, and Luther moved up three places from No. 16 to tied for No. 13 with The College of New Jersey. Luther has now been ranked in the top-25 for 132 of 138 weeks dating back to March 4, 2009.
The NFCA Division III Top-25 poll is selected by eight NCAA Division III head coaches representing the eight NCAA regions.
Last week, the Norse swept then No. 8 Coe College in Cedar Rapids (8-4, 11-1 (5)) and split with Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln (7-4, 5-8). Coe fell to No. 19 this week.
The Norse enter the final week of the American Rivers Conference regular season schedule atop the league standings with a record of 10-2, 28-5 overall. The Norse will host the University of Dubuque on Wednesday, April 24 and finish the week at Central College on Saturday, April 27.