TACOMA, Wash. - The Pacific Lutheran University Athletic Department is excited to welcome nearly 150 incoming student-athletes to the Lute family for the 2017-2018 academic year
"We're excited about our incoming class for the fall and welcome all to our Lute family!," said Athletic Director Laurie Turner. "The decision to attend PLU is an investment in their future and we offer an excellent education coupled with an equally excellent athletic program. This is an outstanding class of student-athletes that will have an immediate impact on our competitive success as well as serving as leaders on our campus."
The new Lutes will represent PLU in 19 intercollegiate sports and help build on the department's recent success. During the 2016-2017 academic year the Lutes won three Northwest Conference Championships (men's golf, women's rowing, and women's soccer) and 13 individual NWC titles while placing second overall in the NWC's All-Sports Trophy Standings. Additionally, 83 Lutes earned All-NWC accolades while all 19 athletic programs maintained a grade point average above a 3.00.