Luther senior Anna Strien has been named to the second team of CoSIDA Academic All-America® softball honors.
Strien, a shortstop, helped lead nationally ranked No. 3 Luther to a third place finish at the NCAA III National Softball Championship, the highest finish at the national finale in school history. The Norse set a school record for wins posting a mark of 43-11. Prior to this honor, she was named all-Iowa Conference for a fourth time; all-Region for a third time; and a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) first-team All-American for a second consecutive year.
Academically, she is a three-time NFCA Scholar All-American and a three-time Iowa Conference Spring Sports All-Academic Team honoree. She is also a member of the Chi Alpha Sigma - Excellence in Athletics & Academics honor society. Strien is a Political Science major who has accumulated a grade point average of 3.72.