The Highlights

Lawrence sweeps past Bucs

Posted on: October 25th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

BELOIT, Wis. — Kayla Storm hit double digits in kills and digs to lead the Lawrence University volleyball team to a 3-0 Midwest Conference sweep over Beloit College Friday night at Flood Arena.

Lawrence won 25-19, 25-9, 25-22.

Storm led the Vikings (9-15, 5-3 MWC) with a match-high 10 kills and 12 digs. Terese Swords added eight kills and Megan Conley had seven for Lawrence. Cyra Bammer picked up 11 digs for the Vikings.

Lawrence trailed 14-13 in the opening set, but the Vikings rattled off six of the next seven points to grab a 19-15 edge. Beloit (3-20, 0-8) never got closer than three points the rest of the way.

In the second set, Lawrence jumped out to a 6-1 lead and never looked back. It marked the second time this season Lawrence had held an opponent to single-digit points in a set.

The third set was tied 12-12 when Lawrence went on an 8-2 run to take command. The Bucs closed to within 22-20, but Lawrence got a pair of kills from Conley and a service ace from Sara Schliesman to close out the match.

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Lawrence to celebrate Appleton Soccer Club Day at Saturday’s matches

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University soccer programs will celebrate Appleton Soccer Club Day on Saturday at Whiting Field West.

Players from the Appleton Soccer Club will have the opportunity to play on the field during halftime of each game. Appleton Soccer Club players are asked to wear their jerseys in order to participate in the games.

The Lawrence men will get the action started when they face Beloit College in a Midwest Conference match at 12:30 p.m. The women’s match vs. Beloit will follow at 3 p.m. There is no admission charge for Lawrence soccer matches.

Whiting Field West is located to the west of Alexander Gymnasium at 1100 E. South River Street in Appleton.

The Appleton Soccer Club serves the entire Fox Valley region and provides playing opportunities for pre-school aged children all the way through high school and beyond.

Red Hawks topple Lawrence

Posted on: October 22nd, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

RIPON, Wis. — The Ripon College women’s soccer team scored the match’s final three goals en route to a 5-1 Midwest Conference win over Lawrence University on Wednesday at Prairie Field.

Ripon (9-6-0, 5-2-0 MWC) led 2-0 after Paige Birschbach’s goal at the 37:14 mark, but Lawrence battled back just moments later. Keli Muchowski scored for the Vikings (4-10-2, 2-4-2) just 39 seconds later to trim the margin to 2-1.

That’s as close as the Vikings would get as Morgan Johnson scored before the half to put the Red Hawks up 3-1 at the break. The Red Hawks added two more second-half goals, including the second of the match from Brandi Peltier, to pull away.

Dani Glass made five saves for Lawrence, and Sidney Blodgett picked up four saves for Ripon. Ripon had a 23-11 edge in shots.

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Football preview: Lawrence at Macalester

Posted on: October 22nd, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University football team heads back on the road this weekend when it travels to Macalester College for a Midwest Conference North Division game. This is Lawrence’s first game against Macalester since the Scots joined the MWC for football only. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

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Heeren grabs second to lead Vikings at MWC Championships

Posted on: October 19th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

MADISON, Wis. — Melissa Heeren took second place at No. 6 singles on Sunday to lead the Lawrence University women’s tennis team at the Midwest Conference Championships.

Playing at Nielsen Tennis Stadium, Heeren fell in three sets to St. Norbert College’s Ashley Randazzo in the championship match. Randazzo won 6-1, 2-6, 6-4.

Heeren advanced to the title match with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Emily Raben of Lake Forest College in the quarterfinals and a 6-0, 6-1 win over Sam Hoyord of Carroll University.

Tess Vogel advanced to the championship semifinals at No. 5 singles with an impressive 6-0, 6-0 win over Monmouth College’s Cheyenne Groat before falling 6-3, 6-2 to eventual champion Anna Gosz of St. Norbert.

Both Lindsay Holsen (No. 3) and Allison Juda (No. 4) made it to the championship quarterfinals before being eliminated.

Both Hannah Geoffrey (No. 1) and Katie Frankel (No. 2) won the consolation titles. Frankel lost in the championship quarterfinals and then rolled through the consolation bracket. She beat Alex Kurpiel of Beloit College 8-1 in the consolation final. Geoffrey lost in the opening round but also rolled through to the consolation final, where she defeated Ripon College’s Maddie VandenHouten 8-1.

Vikings edged by Cornell in final seconds

Posted on: October 19th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Megan Charlton scored with 14 seconds remaining to give the Cornell College women’s soccer team a 2-1 Midwest Conference victory over Lawrence University on Sunday.

Charlton’s unassisted goal in the final seconds broke a 1-1 tie. Cornell had taken a 1-0 lead on Katherine Taylor’s goal at the 6:09 mark. Lawrence tied it at 1-1 on Keli Muchowski’s goal at 67:33.

Dani Glass made seven saves for Lawrence, and Kassi Todryk didn’t have a save for the Rams.

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Lawrence, Cornell battle to scoreless tie

Posted on: October 19th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — The Lawrence University men’s soccer team battled to a double-overtime 0-0 tie with Cornell College on Sunday in a Midwest Conference game.

Lawrence had a 22-6 edge in shots but couldn’t find the back of the net. Cornell goalkeeper Shawn Boerner made 13 saves for the Rams. Joe Krivit stopped four shots for the Vikings.

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Heeren, Vogel pace doubles teams at opening day of MWC Championships

Posted on: October 18th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

MADISON, Wis. — Melissa Heeren and Tess Vogel advanced to the championship semifinals at No. 3 doubles to lead the Lawrence University women’s tennis team on Saturday at the Midwest Conference Championships.

Heeren and Vogel received a bye in the opening round and then posted an 8-0 win over Monmouth College in the quarterfinals at Nielsen Tennis Stadium. The Lawrence duo was then eliminated after an 8-5 loss to the eventual champions from St. Norbert College.

At No. 2 doubles, the Lawrence team of Ali Heiring and Lindsay Holsen took the consolation championship. After a loss in the championship quarterfinals to Lake Forest College, Heiring and Holsen stormed back to record 8-1 wins over Knox College and Beloit College for the consolation title.

The No. 1 doubles team of Katie Frankel and Hannah Geoffrey started with an 8-3 victory over Illinois College in the opening round but were eliminated with an 8-6 loss to Lake Forest College in the quarterfinals.

 

Schrobilgen, Edwards pace Vikings at UWO

Posted on: October 18th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

WINNECONNE, Wis. — Erin Schrobilgen and Max Edwards were the top Lawrence University finishers on Saturday at the massive UW-Oshkosh Invitational at Lake Breeze Golf Club.

Freshman Erin Schrobilgen paced all Lawrence runners by taking 137th. Schrobilgen covered the 6,000-meter course in 23:29 to lead the Lawrence women to 26th place in the team standings with 855 points.

Cora Williams was next for Lawrence in 155th place, and Clare Bruning was close behind in 164th. Hannah Kinzer (198th) and Amy Hutchings (201st) finished the scoring for the Vikings.

Max Edwards and Kyle Dockery were the top finishers for the Lawrence men, who placed 33rd in the team standings with 1,056 points. Edwards was 174th and covered the 8,000-meter course in 26:50. Dockery was 177th and finished in 26:54. Rounding out the scoring for Lawrence were Cam Davies (228th), Pat Mangan (232nd) and Jonah Laursen (245th).

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Women’s results

Pioneers shut out Vikings

Posted on: October 18th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

GRINNELL, Iowa — The Grinnell College women’s soccer team picked up a goal in each half for a 2-0 Midwest Conference win over Lawrence University on Saturday.

Carolyn Silverman scored at 22:46, and the Pioneers carried that one-goal edge into halftime. Grinnell sealed the win with a goal from Francesca Varias at 64:15.

Grinnell got the shutout as Katy Oldach made four saves. Dani Glass stopped 11 shots for the Vikings.

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