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Luther College Men | Women


Division:NCAA - Div. III
Conference:IIAC
Location:Decorah, IA
Head Coach:Adam Strand
Assistant Coach:Miriam Skrade
Institution Type:Private
Environment:Small town
Student Population:Less than 2,500


 
Conference Highlights
Luther College has won 26 Conference Championships
2016 Conference Champs (8-0 league record)
Maggie Helms/Hailey Johnson undefeated in Conference Doubles 2015
Jackie Cychosz/Britta Pressler undefeated in Conference Doubles 2016
Post Season Highlights
2008, 2009, 2010, & 2011 NCAA Team Tournament Births
14 trips to the National Team Tournament
13 trips to the Individual National Tournament
14 Singles players have competed at the National Tournament
11 Doubles teams have competed at the National Tournament
Tournament Highlights
10 ITA All-Americans
14 NCAA Tournament Team Appearances
Maggie Helms/Lauren Welch ITA Consolation Doubles Champions - 2015
Jackie Cychosz/Britta Pressler ITA Quarterfinalists - 2016
Individual Achievements
15 straight ITA Academic All-American Team awards (3.2+ GPA)
3 ITA All-Scholar Athletes 2015
Maggie Helms All Conference Singles & Doubles Selections all 4 years
('12-'15)
Coaching Achievements
Adam Strand...

-2004 graduate of Luther College
-Sixth season as head coach
-Has led the Norse women to a record of 90-46 through Fall 2016
-Took over both the men's and women's tennis programs after serving as the head coach of both programs at Augustana College, Rock Island, IL for six years
-During his tenure at Augustana his men's teams posted a record of 107-66.
-He coached the women for five years, posting a record of 71-58.
-Named CCIW Coach of the Year in 2010
-Four-year letter winner while playing for the Norse


Miriam Skrade...

-In her second season as the assistant for the men's and women's teams
-2004 graduate of Luther College
-Three-time all-conference performer in singles and two-time all-conference performer in doubles while playing for the Norse
-Helped lead the Norse to three Iowa Conference championships and four consecutive NCAA III National Tournament appearances
-Posted a career singles record of 66-33 and was 36-20 in doubles
-Joins Luther staff from Knox College where she was the head coach for
both the men and women for two years (2013-2014)
-From 2010-13 she was the head coach for boy's tennis at Ames High School where she led the team to a state title in 2011 and runner-up
finishes in 2010 and 2012
-Twice she was named Central Iowa Metropolitan League Coach of the Year
 
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RECENT COMMITMENTS
12/07 Javier Esteban chooses Wheaton (MA)
12/07 Andrea Giacobbo chooses TCNJ
12/07 Mia Pittman chooses Mount St. Mary's (MD)
12/06 Haley Fujimori chooses Linfield
12/06 Peter Hartman chooses Colgate
12/06 Jasmine Abidi chooses Dartmouth
12/06 Blake Croyder chooses Georgia
12/05 AnnMartin Skelly chooses Middlebury
12/05 Emily Bian chooses Middlebury
12/05 Sam Sauter chooses Colgate

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