The Division III National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced today the 10 players that remain in the mix for the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of the Year award. Among those is Luther junior shortstop Anna Strien.
Strien, who was named the Iowa Conference Position Player of the Year this past week, is listed in the top-10 of four national statistical categories released May 7, 2017. She is tied for first for RBI (61), is ranked third for batting average (.547) and is ranked eighth for both hits (64) and slugging percentage (.897).
The list is a collaborative effort between the NFCA’s Division III Head Coaches and All-America committees. The winner will be revealed following the conclusion of the season.