After a record-breaking season, the men’s soccer team concluded the IIAC tournament on Nov. 5, losing 0-1 to Loras in the championship game.
The Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is an organization that strives to involve Luther student athletes in community service projects on campus and in the Decorah area.
“Our biggest goal is to build community between Luther athletes, the Luther campus and Decorah as a whole,” SAAC vice president and basketball player Tyler Wedemeier (‘13) said.
The Luther College wrestling team will officially start its season Nov. 12, when the Norse host the Luther Open tournament.
Luther has always had a consistently strong wrestling program, and this year is no exception.
The men’s and women’s basketball seasons are officially underway as of Oct. 16.
The women are opening the 2011-12 season under a new coaching staff. Amanda Bailey has taken over the head coaching position, while Kim Voiles has taken the assistant coaching job. Bailey has been the assistant coach for the team for three years, but this is her first year as head coach.
Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams placed 2nd in the IIAC Championships last Saturday.
Loras College won the team title in the men’s division with 53 points. Luther was close behind with 56 points, and Wartburg College took third with 79 points. Marty Mitchell (‘13), Austin Bauer (‘14), Shane Steele (‘12) and Evan Neubauer (‘13) earned all-conference honors.
Luther’s sesquicentennial celebrations have prompted students and staff to reflect on the changes that have taken place on campus over the last 150 years. Luther has a rich athletic history, as well, and that history has been reshaped throughout the years.
The men’s and women’s golf teams recently ended their fall season. The teams now turn their focus to the upcoming spring season.
Men’s Head Golf Coach Scott Fjelstul has had a good time with his team so far this year.