Category: Men’s Soccer

The Week Ahead: October 10-16

APPLETON, Wis. — It’s a busy Fall Festival week for Lawrence University athletics as football and volleyball host events this weekend. Lawrence also will induct six new members, Kolade Agbaje-Williams, Chris Braier, Claire Getzoff, Lis Pollock, Katie Wilkin and Stan Preston, into its Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday.

LU Sports-VikingVolleyball-PMS294VOLLEYBALL (7-12, 2-2 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Beloit (9-9, 0-3 MWC)

When and Where: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., Flood Arena, Beloit, Wis.

Webcast: Lawrence at Beloit

Series: Lawrence has defeated Beloit four consecutive times, but the Bucs hold a 12-9 edge in the series since 1999.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest (5-12, 1-3 MWC)

When and Where: Friday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

Series: Lawrence won in 2015 to snap the Foresters’ four-match win streak the series. The teams have split the last 10 meetings going back to 2008.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Ripon (14-6, 3-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Ripon

Series: Ripon holds a 45-15 advantage in a series that goes back to 1980. The Red Hawks have a current two-match win streak in the rivalry.

Fast Fact: Junior Cyra Bammer posted a career-high 35 digs in Lawrence’s 3-0 win over Knox this past Saturday. The Vikings held Knox and Monmouth to a combined .090 hitting percentage in the two matches. Lawrence head coach Matt Schoultz picked up career win No. 100 with the victory over Monmouth.

LU Sports-VikingSoccer-PMS294WOMEN’S SOCCER (1-8-0, 0-3-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at St. Norbert (6-4-1, 2-1-1 MWC)

When and Where: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m., Schneider Stadium, De Pere, Wis.

Webcast: Lawrence at St. Norbert

Series: In a series that dates to 1982, St. Norbert holds a 38-12-5 advantage, and the Green Knights are on a current six-game winning streak in the rivalry.

Opponent: Lawrence at Cornell (2-11-0, 0-5-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 15, 1:30 p.m., Cornell Soccer Complex, Mount Vernon, Iowa.

Webcast: Lawrence at Cornell

Series: Cornell holds a 3-1-0 lead in a series that started just four years ago. Lawrence’s lone win was a 1-0 victory in 2015.

Opponent: Lawrence at Grinnell (4-6-2, 2-2-1 MWC)

When and Where: Sunday, Oct. 16, 1:30 p.m., Springer Field, Grinnell, Iowa.

Webcast: Lawrence at Grinnell

Series: Grinnell has a 14-8-1 lead in a series that started in 1988. Lawrence won 2-1 in 2015, breaking Grinnell’s four-game win streak in the process.

Fast Fact: Lawrence is in the middle of a long 11-day break in the schedule. The Vikings haven’t played since their Oct. 1 match against Lake Forest.

LU Sports-VikingTennis-PMS294WOMEN’S TENNIS (6-6, 5-4 MWC)

Event: Midwest Conference Championships

When and Where: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, Nielsen Tennis Stadium, Madison, Wis.

Webcast: None.

Fast Fact: Lawrence finished one game out a spot in the four-team Midwest Conference Tournament. The Vikings’ 5-4 loss to Lake Forest put the Foresters in the tournament and kept the Vikings out. Lawrence did defeat Ripon this past week to run its win streak against the Red Hawks to 13.

LU Sports-VikingCrossCountry-PMS294CROSS COUNTRY

Event: Kollege Town Sports Invitational

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m., Lake Breeze Golf Club, Winneconne, Wis.

Scoring: Results

Fast Fact: Lawrence super sophomore Josh Janusiak already owned the fastest time in the Midwest Conference, but he went eight seconds faster at the Gene Davis Invitational last Saturday. Janusiak ran a time of 25:48 to grab first place and his first individual collegiate title.

LU Sports-VikingSoccer-PMS294MEN’S SOCCER (5-7-0, 1-3-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Cornell (6-4-3, 1-3-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m., Cornell Soccer Complex, Mount Vernon, Iowa.

Webcast: Lawrence at Cornell

Series: Lawrence has a 2-1-1 advantage in the series that started in 2012.

Opponent: Lawrence at Grinnell (7-4-1, 3-1-1 MWC)

When and Where: Sunday, Oct. 16, 11 a.m., Springer Field, Grinnell, Iowa.

Webcast: Lawrence at Grinnell

Series: Grinnell has a 12-6-2 lead in a series that started in 1989. The Pioneers have won the last four matches, and Lawrence’s last victory was a 2-1 overtime win in 2011.

Fast Fact: Lawrence experienced a few firsts last week, as Jawad Alweleidat, Yuta Hayashi and Sam Parkhurst all scored their first career goals in an 8-0 win over Maranatha Baptist. Alweleidat scored three times in the match for his first career hat trick. Sophomore goalkeeper Robert Meiser, subbing for an injured Joe Krivit, picked up his first career win at Lakeland and followed that with his first career shutout against Maranatha.

LU Sports-VikingFootball-PMS294FOOTBALL (2-3, 1-2 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert (3-2, 3-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 15, 5 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert

Series: St. Norbert holds a 27-13-2 lead in a series that dates back to 1916. The Green Knights have won 18 straight dating back to 1998.

Fast Fact: This marks the second straight week Lawrence has faced an opponent that remains unbeaten in Midwest Conference play. The Vikings were at 3-0 Macalester last Saturday. Lawrence is 40-29 in homecoming games dating to the end of World War II. Lawrence’s last homecoming win was a 21-13 win over Beloit in 2014.

Alweleidat’s hat trick leads Vikings’ romp over Maranatha Baptist

Jawad Alweleidat (9) collected his first career goal and hat trick on Saturday in Lawrence's 8-0 win over Maranatha Baptist.
Jawad Alweleidat (9) collected his first career goal and hat trick on Saturday in Lawrence’s 8-0 win over Maranatha Baptist.

APPLETON, Wis. — Lawrence University men’s soccer player Jawad Alweleidat got his first career goal Saturday against Maranatha Baptist University and then kept on going.

Alweleidat added two more goals for his first career hat trick as the Vikings romped to an 8-0 nonconference win over Maranatha on Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Yuta Hayashi and Sam Parkhurst also scored their first career goals for the Vikings (5-7-0). Goalkeeper Robert Meiser made two saves to record his first career shutout at Lawrence.

Alweleidat got the scoring started with an unassisted goal at the 22:52 mark. Keanan Wilson picked up the first of three assists as he provided the pass when Jack Blodgett scored at 35:34 for a 2-0 Lawrence lead. Parkhurst then scored off assists from Blodgett and Max Loebl with just 55 seconds left in the first half to give Lawrence a 3-0 lead at the break.

Loebl’s header for a goal at 69:21 off Robert Desotelle’s pass put Lawrence up 4-0, and Desotelle then scored at 74:06 for a 5-0 lead.

The Vikings then scored three times in a span of 1:28 to complete the scoring. Alweleidat scored off a pass from Wilson at 81:20, and Hayashi picked up his first goal just 25 seconds later with Loebl picking up his second assist of the match. Alweleidat then got the hat trick at 82:48 when he scored off a cross from Taylor Reifert.

Lawrence had a 33-3 edge in shots.

Box score

Deremo scores pair of goals as Vikings edge Lakeland

PLYMOUTH, Wis. — Mike Deremo scored a pair of goals Tuesday, and the Lawrence University men’s soccer team downed Lakeland University 3-2 in a nonconference match at Muskie Soccer Field.

Deremo had two goals and an assist in the first half as Lawrence (4-7-0) built a 3-0 lead at the break.

Lawrence sophomore Taylor Reifert got the scoring started when he scored off an assist from Deremo at the 16:06 mark.

The Vikings made it 2-0 when Deremo scored off an assist from Keanan Wilson at the 23:50 mark. Deremo scored again for a 3-0 advantage at 35:25 as Jack Blodgett and Lewis Berger both collected assists.

Lakeland got on the board with a penalty kick in the 58th minute, and the Muskies added another goal in the 73rd minute to cut the margin to 3-2.

Lawrence goalkeeper Robert Meiser made four saves to pick up the win. Thomis Mannebach made seven saves for the Muskies (2-10-0).

Box score

The Week Ahead: October 3-9

APPLETON, Wis. — The Gene Davis Invitational highlights another busy Saturday on the Lawrence University campus as the Vikings host five home events that day. Lawrence cross country will run its home invitational at Reid Golf Course on Saturday morning.

LU Sports-VikingSoccer-PMS294MEN’S SOCCER (3-7-0, 1-3-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Lakeland (2-9-0)

When and Where: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4 p.m., Muskie Soccer Field, Plymouth, Wis.

Webcast: None.

Series: In a series goes all the way back to 1974, Lawrence holds a 15-8-2 lead. The Vikings posted a 2-0 win over the Muskies last season.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Maranatha Baptist (2-8-0)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 8, 1:30 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Maranatha Baptist

Series: In two tries, Lawrence has yet to defeat Maranatha Baptist. The Vikings played to a scoreless tie in the first meeting in 1995, and the Sabercats won 3-1 in 2015.

Fast Fact: Lawrence could be without starting goalkeeper Joe Krivit this week after he was injured in a loss to Lake Forest last Saturday. Taylor Reifert picked up a goal against Lake Forest and is now tied for the team lead with four goals.

LU Sports-VikingTennis-PMS294WOMEN’S TENNIS (5-4, 4-2 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Ripon (5-7, 3-3 MWC)

When and Where: Thursday, Oct. 6, 5 p.m., Lawrence Courts.

Webcast: None.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Cornell (8-2, 5-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 8, 9 a.m., Lawrence Courts.

Webcast: None.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Grinnell (7-1, 6-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 8, noon, Lawrence Courts.

Webcast: None.

Fast Fact: Lawrence is looking to keep its winning streak alive against Ripon. The Vikings have defeated Ripon 12 consecutive times, and that streak dates back to the 2004 season.

LU Sports-VikingVolleyball-PMS294VOLLEYBALL (5-12, 0-2 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Monmouth (6-10, 1-0 MWC)

When and Where: Friday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Monmouth

Series: Monmouth has a 12-5 edge in the series since 2000, but Lawrence has won the last two meetings.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Knox (4-15, 1-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Knox

Series: Lawrence has beaten the Prairie Fire seven consecutive times and holds a 12-5 lead in the series since 1999.

Fast Fact: Junior Cyra Bammer ranks third in the Midwest Conference at 4.49 digs per set. Lawrence piled up a season-high 69 digs in its win over MSOE.

LU Sports-VikingCrossCountry-PMS294CROSS COUNTRY

Event: Gene Davis Invitational

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m., Reid Golf Course, Appleton, Wis.

Scoring: Results

Fast Fact: Lawrence sophomore Josh Janusiak was named Midwest Conference Performer of the Week after turning in the league’s fastest time at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational. Running in oppressive heat and humidity in Rock Island, Ill., Janusiak finished 15th after covering the 8,000 meters at Saukie Golf Course in 25:55.6. That is the fastest time in the league by five seconds.

LU Sports-VikingFootball-PMS294FOOTBALL (2-2, 1-1 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Macalester (4-1, 3-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m., Macalester Stadium, St. Paul, Minn.

Webcast: Lawrence at Macalester

Series: Macalester holds a 7-4-0 lead in a series that was first contested in 1948. Macalester has won three straight in the series, and perhaps Lawrence’s most memorable win was a 13-10 victory in the Banta Bowl in 2001. The “Immaculate Deflection” game saw the winning touchdown scored by the Vikings in the final seconds when a pass deflected off the shoulder pads of Zach Michael into the waiting arms of Chris McGinley in the end zone.

Fast Fact: Lawrence rushed for 348 yards in a 36-22 win over Beloit, and that is the most yards gained on the ground by the Vikings since a 2006 win over Grinnell. Lawrence also had two 100-yard rushers in quarterback Ryan Butterfield and running back Wasonu Allen. Butterfield ripped off an 82-yard touchdown run, the second-longest run play in Lawrence history.

Big first half leads Lake Forest past Vikings

APPLETON, Wis. — The Lake Forest College men’s soccer team scored five times in the first half Saturday en route to a 7-2 Midwest Conference victory over Lawrence University on Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

John Cappuccitti and Osvaldo Lara Soria both scored twice, and Cappuccitti had four assists for the Foresters (6-5-0, 4-0-0 MWC).

Lake Forest led 2-0 when Taylor Reifert converted a penalty kick for the Vikings (3-7-0, 1-3-0) in the 22nd minute to cut the lead in half. Lake Forest responded with three more goals in the next 20 minutes to take control.

Mike Deremo added another goal for Lawrence on a penalty kick late in the second half.

Tero Elias played the first half in goal for Lake Forest and made one save to get the win. Joe Krivit allowed two goals for the Vikings before leaving with an injury.

Box score

Big first half lifts St. Norbert over Vikings

DE PERE, Wis. — The St. Norbert College men’s soccer team scored three times in the first half Wednesday and went on to a 4-0 Midwest Conference win over Lawrence University at Schneider Stadium.

Tyler Kassube scored in the fourth minute, and the Green Knights (8-2-0, 3-0-0 MWC) added two more goals in a span of 36 seconds later in the half for a 3-0 lead at the break.

Josh Koleske made three saves to pick up the win for St. Norbert. Joe Krivit made four saves for the Vikings (3-6-0, 1-3-0).

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The Week Ahead: September 26-October 2

APPLETON, Wis. — Another big Saturday of home events highlights the week for Lawrence University athletics as the Vikings host a tripleheader on Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl. Lawrence football hosts Beloit College, followed by men’s and women’s soccer both taking on Lake Forest College on Saturday.

LU Sports-VikingVolleyball-PMS294VOLLEYBALL (5-10, 0-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at St. Norbert (5-10, 0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m., Green Bay Notre Dame High School, Green Bay, Wis.

Webcast: Lawrence at St. Norbert

Series: St. Norbert has a 49-0 lead in the series.

Opponent: Lawrence at Illinois College (10-6, 0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m., Jacksonville, Ill.

Webcast: Lawrence at Illinois College

Series: Illinois College holds an 11-6 lead in the series, but Lawrence has won the last three meetings.

Fast Fact: Junior setter Sydney Nelson set a pair of career highs in Lawrence’s 3-1 win over MSOE this past Saturday. Nelson picked up a career-high 11 kills and handed out 27 assists, which was a career-best for a four-set match.

LU Sports-VikingTennis-PMS294WOMEN’S TENNIS (5-3, 4-2 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Ripon (4-7, 3-3 MWC)

When and Where: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 4 p.m., Lawrence Courts.

Webcast: None.

Opponent: Lawrence at UW-Oshkosh (3-1)

When and Where: Sunday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m., Kolf Sports Center Outdoor Courts.

Webcast: None.

Fast Fact: Lawrence is looking to keep its winning streak alive against Ripon. The Vikings have defeated Ripon 12 consecutive times, and that streak dates back to the 2004 season. Lawrence coach Steve Francour returns to his alma mater on Sunday to face UW-Oshkosh. Francour coached the Titans for 23 seasons before coming to Lawrence in July 2013.

LU Sports-VikingSoccer-PMS294MEN’S SOCCER (3-5-0, 1-1-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at St. Norbert (7-2-0, 2-0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Schneider Stadium, De Pere, Wis.

Webcast: Lawrence at St. Norbert

Series: In a series goes all the way back to 1974, St. Norbert holds a 39-14-6 advantage. The teams have split the last six meetings.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest (5-4-0, 3-0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 1, 5 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

Series: Lake Forest holds a 32-13-4 lead in the series, which dates to 1975. Lake Forest has won three of the last four meetings, but Lawrence posted a 5-0-2 mark in the seven matches prior to that.

Fast Fact: Lawrence put together a split of its opening two Midwest Conference matches last weekend. The Vikings had a four-goal outburst in a win over Illinois College on Sunday with Jack Blodgett picking up his team-best fourth goal of the season.

LU Sports-VikingFootball-PMS294FOOTBALL (1-2, 0-1 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Beloit (2-2, 1-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 1, 1 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Beloit

Series: In one of the oldest series in Lawrence history, the Vikings own a 58-37-5 advantage over Beloit. The teams have split the last six games in the series, which dates to 1899.

Fast Fact: Lawrence rookie Terrell Myers Jr., earned Midwest Conference Special Teams Player of the Week honors after returning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown against Illinois College. It tied the longest kickoff return in a Midwest Conference game and is the second longest in Lawrence history, eclipsed only by Scott Reppert’s 102-yard return vs. UW-Oshkosh in 1982.

LU Sports-VikingSoccer-PMS294WOMEN’S SOCCER (1-7-0, 0-2-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest (4-4-1, 1-1-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

Series: Lake Forest holds a 32-6-1 lead in the series that started in 1986. The Vikings’ last win over Lake Forest was a 2-0 shutout in 2011.

Fast Fact: The Vikings put up a strong effort against both Knox and Illinois College this past weekend, but Lawrence played with just nine field players due to injury. Lawrence gets five days to get healthy before taking on Lake Forest.

Desotelle, Berger help Vikings roll past Illinois College

APPLETON, Wis. — Four different Lawrence University players scored Sunday to lead the Vikings to a 4-1 Midwest Conference victory over Illinois College on Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Robert Desotelle, Keanan Wilson, Jack Blodgett and Lewis Berger all scored for Lawrence (3-5-0, 1-1-0 MWC). Desotelle and Berger also had assists for the Vikings.

Desotelle got things started with his goal at the 19:21 mark. Working off assists from Taylor Reifert and Chris Kiehl, Desotelle beat goalkeeper Ty Clearwater for a 1-0 advantage.

Wilson made it 2-0 with just under six minutes left in the first half when he took a crossing pass from Desotelle and scored.

The Vikings then scored a pair of goals off corner kicks in the second half.

Mike Deremo took a corner for the Vikings, which was headed back to the goal mouth by Lewis Berger. Blodgett followed with another header for the goal and the Vikings led 3-0 at the 68:28 mark.

Berger then picked up the final goal for the Vikings after Deremo played another corner kick into the box. There was a scramble for the ball and it was pushed away from the goal by an Illinois College defender. Berger was right there and hammered it into the goal for a 4-0 lead.

Ryan May got Illinois College (1-5-2, 0-2-0) on the board with an unassisted goal with 2:04 left.

Joe Krivit made six saves to pick up the win for the Vikings. Ty Clearwater stopped three shots for the Blueboys.

Box score

Late goal lifts Prairie Fire past Lawrence

APPLETON, Wis. — Terence Lau scored in the 73rd minute Saturday, and the Knox College men’s soccer team held on for a 2-1 Midwest Conference victory over Lawrence University at Whiting Field West.

Lau scored the unassisted goal at the 72:54 mark to break the 1-1 tie as Knox improved to 6-3-0.

Lawrence (2-4-0, 0-1-0 MWC) got on the board just 5:12 into the match when Taylor Reifert scored on a header off a pass from Max Loebl.

Knox tied it at the 16:21 mark when James Barrington took a pass from Andy Van Buskirk and scored.

Justin Dunn made three saves to pick up the win for Knox. Joe Krivit made four saves for the Vikings.

Box score

The Week Ahead: September 19-25

APPLETON, Wis. — Several Lawrence University teams delve into Midwest Conference play this week. Football has its league opener on Saturday when it hosts Illinois College, and men’s and women’s soccer play a pair of conference games this weekend.

The Vikings have what is possibly the earliest kickoff in Lawrence history as the football plays at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Four teams, football, volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer, are all at home on Saturday.

LU Sports-VikingSoccer-PMS294WOMEN’S SOCCER (1-5-0, 0-0-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. UW-Platteville (4-3-0)

When and Where: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. UWP

Series: Platteville holds a 1-0-0 lead in the series. The only match played between the teams was in 2014, and the Pioneers posted a 2-0 victory.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Knox (7-0-1, 0-0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Sept. 24, 3:30 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Knox

Series: In a series

Fast Fact: Lawrence holds a commanding 20-1-0 lead in the series that dates to 1987. Knox’s only win was a 1-0 triumph last fall.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Illinois College (4-1-0, 1-0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Sunday, Sept. 25, 3:30 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Illinois College

Series: In a series that started in 1997, Lawrence holds a 16-1-1 lead in the rivalry. The Vikings won 1-0 last fall.

Fast Fact: The short-handed Vikings picked up their first win of the season last week with a 1-0 win at Lakeland. Due to injuries, Lawrence played with just nine players in the second half but managed to keep the Muskies off the board. Goalkeeper Kori Looker earned her first career shutout against Lakeland.

LU Sports-VikingVolleyball-PMS294VOLLEYBALL (4-9)

Opponent: Lawrence at Carroll (4-7)

When and Where: Thursday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m., Van Male Fieldhouse, Waukesha, Wis.

Webcast: Lawrence at Carroll

Series: Carroll won 3-0 earlier this season and now holds a 12-10 series lead over the Vikings.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. MSOE (1-8)

When and Where: Saturday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. MSOE

Series: Lawrence has an 11-3 edge over the Raiders in a series that goes back to 1999.

Fast Fact: The Vikings went 0-4 last week in a brutal stretch of games. Middle hitter Liz Arco was named to the all-tournament team at the Red Hawk Invitational after posting a pair of double-digit kill matches. Arco finished with 20 kills on the day and an impressive .341 hitting percentage.

LU Sports-VikingTennis-PMS294WOMEN’S TENNIS (5-3, 4-2 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at ITA Regional Tournament

When and Where: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn.

Webcast: None.

Fast Fact: Lawrence has won four of its last five matches to improve to 4-2 in the conference. Top singles and doubles player Katie Frankel was named the Midwest Conference Player of the Week after posting a 3-0 record at No. 1 singles and teamed with Lindsay Holsen for a 3-0 mark at No. 1 doubles.

LU Sports-VikingCrossCountry-PMS294CROSS COUNTRY

Event: Brissman-Lundeen Invitational

When and Where: Friday, Sept. 23, 3 p.m., Saukie Golf Course, Rock Island, Ill.

Results: Brissman-Lundeen Invitational

Fast Fact: The Lawrence men were the top finishers among Midwest Conference schools at this event in 2015. The Vikings also get their first look at Grinnell, which is the favorite to win the men’s title in the league this season. Look for the debut this season of Lawrence senior Max Edwards.

LU Sports-VikingFootball-PMS294FOOTBALL (1-1, 0-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Illinois College (1-2, 0-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Sept. 24, 11:30 a.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Illinois College

Series: In a series that dates to 1986, Illinois College holds a 15-5 edge. The teams haven’t played since 2013, and Lawrence’s last win was a 22-18 victory back in 2007.

Fast Fact: Lawrence linebacker Jake Gostisha ranks in the top 10 in the Midwest Conference in four statistical categories. He’s ninth at 8.5 tackles per game, second at 2.0 tackles for loss per game, second at 1.0 interceptions per game and fifth at 1.5 passes defensed per game.

LU Sports-VikingSoccer-PMS294MEN’S SOCCER (2-4-0, 0-0-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Knox (4-3-0, 0-0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m., Whiting Field West.

Webcast: None.

Series: In a series goes all the way back to 1975, Lawrence holds a 12-8-1 edge against Knox. The Vikings will be trying to snap a three-game losing skid to the Prairie Fire.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Illinois College (0-3-2, 0-0-0 MWC)

When and Where: Sunday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Illinois College

Series: Lawrence holds a 12-6-1 advantage over Illinois College in a series that began in 1997. Illinois College has won the last two matches, both by identical 1-0 scores.

Fast Fact: Lawrence plays Saturday match on the grass at Whiting Field West due to scheduling conflicts in the Banta Bowl. The Vikings will be back on the turf on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore midfielder Taylor Reifert posted the first multi-goal game of his career with a pair of goals against Edgewood.