Silvia Angel, a 2018 graduate of Adel Desoto Minburn High School, is a freshman midfielder for the Luther College soccer team.
The Norse are coached by Russ Schouweiler (83-59-9) who begins his eighth season at the helm of the program. During his tenure, he has directed the Norse to eight consecutive conference tournament appearances. He has been named conference Coach of the Year twice (2013, 2016) and in 2016 he led the Norse to their first appearance in the NCAA III National Tournament.
The Norse have been picked to finish sixth in the American Rivers Conference – the Iowa Conference was renamed the American Rivers Conference August 9, 2018. Luther returns seven starters from a team that posted a record of 7-10-2 last season.
The sports information department will once again be providing free live video streaming of all home games throughout the 2018 season.
Angel is the daughter of Jeanie and Jose Angel of Adel, Iowa.
Luther College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church and is located in Decorah, Iowa. The Norse compete in 10 men’s and nine women’s intercollegiate sports.
Since 1922, Luther’s men’s and women’s sports have combined to capture 246 conference championships. The men’s teams have won 166 and the women’s teams have won 80.