The Luther softball team has advanced to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Division III softball tournament, defeating North Central (Ill.) 7-0 Sunday in the regional final. Luther went 4-0 in the regional tournament.

Junior pitcher Becca Girvan was named the tournament most valuable player while senior outfielder Shari Huber and sophomore first baseman Alise Miller were named to the all-tournament team.

For more details, pick up Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion.