Alex Anderson-Kahl, a 2008 graduate of Vermillion High School, is a member of the 2009 Luther College football team.
The Norse are coached by Mike Durnin who begins his second season at the helm of the football program. Coach Durnin enters the 2009 campaign with 29 returning letter winners that include 11 on offense and 17 on defense. The Norse are looking to improve on their 5-5 record from a year ago.
Luther's first game will be against its traditional season opener opponent St. Olaf College. This game will be played in Northfield, MN, on Saturday, Sept. 5, with kick-off scheduled for 1 p.m. The following week, Luther returns home to face Wisconsin Lutheran College at 1 p.m. in Carlson Stadium.
The sports information department will once again be providing free live video streaming of home athletic events throughout the 2009-10 season. These video streams allow Norse fans the ability to watch home athletic events on their home computers. Video streaming dates for football are Sept. 12, Oct. 3, Oct. 24, Oct. 31, and Nov. 14. The complete video streaming schedule can be found on the Luther athletics web site at sports.luther.edu/video/index.html.
Anderson-Kahl, listed as a linebacker for the Norse, is the son of Ed Anderson and Julie Kahl of Vermillion.
To keep up with all scores of Luther athletic teams, visit the Luther athletic web site at http://sports.luther.edu and sign up for free Escores. Immediately after all contests – you can choose which of our 19 varsity sports or all of the sports – you can have results sent to your computer, receive a text message or both. Fans can also keep up with Luther Athletics on twitter.com/norsesports and become a Luther College Athletics fan on facebook.
Luther College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and is located in Decorah, IA. The Norse compete in 10 men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports.
As a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) since 1922, the men have won 148 conference championships. In 1982 the IIAC expanded its championship sponsorship to include women's sports. During this time span, the women have won 57 team titles. Combined, Luther leads the Iowa Conference with 205 league titles.
More information on Luther College athletics can be found on the athletic web site at http://sports.luther.edu.