The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced that junior short stop Anna Strien has been named the league's Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 5.
Strien helped lead No. 5 Luther to a 2-0 record last week. The Norse defeated Washington University-St. Louis 2-1 and Northland College (WI) 17-0 in five innings and improved to 6-0.
Strien batted 4-for-6 with seven RBI, and scored three times during the two games held at the Rochester Dome, Rochester, Minn. She was credited with a double and a grand slam home run.
After six games, Strien is batting .625 with 14 RBI and a slugging percentage of 1.188. Defensively, she has been credited with 12 putouts and 16 assists and no errors.