Category: Women’s Tennis

Vikings can’t get past semis, take trio of consolation titles

MADISON, Wis. — Lawrence University women’s tennis players couldn’t break through the semifinals at the Midwest Conference Championships this weekend at Nielsen Tennis Stadium, but the Vikings did claim a trio of consolation titles.

Katie Frankel at No. 1 singles and Lindsay Holsen at No. 2 both reached the championship semifinals, and they teamed to get to the semifinals at No. 1 doubles.

Frankel stopped Leeza Bodnar of Lake Forest 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals before falling to Grinnell’s Judith Fan 6-0, 6-2.

Holsen downed Cornell’s Shashanna Moll 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals, but lost 6-1, 6-0 to Grinnell’s Amelia Cogan in the semifinals.

Frankel and Holsen defeated Bodnar and Lucia Stumbras of Lake Forest 8-4 in the quarterfinals, but Grinnell’s Fan and Cogan turned the tables and beat Frankel and Holsen 8-4 in the semifinals.

At No. 4 singles, Annie Harincar grabbed the consolation title. After losing in the championship quarterfinals, Harincar bounced back to beat Beloit’s Emma Hahn 8-1 in the consolation semifinals. Harincar then knocked off Knox’s Annaliese McDermott 8-5 in the consolation final.

Lawrence also took the consolation titles at Nos. 2 and 3 doubles.

Harincar and partner Alicia Lex lost in the championship quarterfinals at No. 2 but came back to win two matches. They defeated Monmouth’s Morgan Holle and Natalie Curtis 8-3 in the semis and topped Ripon’s Carly Wesner and Samantha Kiesner 8-4 in the consolation final.

At No. 3 doubles, Lawrence’s Alexis Shannon and Elana Lambert fell in the championship quarterfinals but then won a pair of matches. Shannon and Lambert took down Monmouth’s Lexi Tibbs and Simone Johnson 8-3 in the semifinals and topped Knox’s Emily Miller and Clare Colt 8-5 for the consolation title.

Results

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.

Goblirsch picks up Vikings’ lone win against Grinnell

APPLETON, Wis. — The Grinnell College women’s tennis team posted an 8-1 Midwest Conference win over Lawrence University on Saturday afternoon at the Lawrence Courts.

The Vikings’ lone victory came from El Goblirsch at No. 6 singles. Goblirsch and Eden Gregory split the first two sets, with Goblirsch winning the first 6-2 and Gregory winning the second 6-4. Goblirsch then won the super-tiebreaker 10-6 for the victory.

Lawrence finished its league season with 5-4 conference record and a 6-6 overall mark. Grinnell improved to 8-1 and 7-0 in the conference.

Grinnell College 8, Lawrence University 1

Singles competition
1. Judith Fan (GC) def. Katie Frankel (LU) 6-3, 6-0
2. Amelia Cogan (GC) def. Lindsay Holsen (LU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Megan Jans (GC) def. Elana Lambert (LU) 6-1, 6-0
4. Anushka Joshi (GC) def. Annie Harincar (LU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Lily Hamilton (GC) def. Alexis Shannon (LU) 6-0, 6-1
6. El Goblirsch (LU) def. Eden Gregory (GC) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6)

Doubles competition
1. Judith Fan/Amelia Cogan (GC) def. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) 8-1
2. Megan Jans/Anushka Joshi (GC) def. Annie Harincar/Alicia Lex (LU) 8-2
3. Lily Hamilton/Brenda Guan (GC) def. Elana Lambert/El Goblirsch (LU) 8-5

Rams shut out Lawrence

APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University women’s tennis team fell 9-0 to Cornell College in a Midwest Conference match Saturday morning at the Lawrence Courts.

Lawrence to 6-5 overall and 5-3 in the league. Cornell improved to 9-2 and 6-1 in the conference.

Cornell College 9, Lawrence University 0

Singles competition
1. Julia Thome (CC) def. Katie Frankel (LU) 6-0, 6-4
2. Shashanna Moll (CC) def. Lindsay Holsen (LU) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9)
3. Gabriella Ferro (CC) def. Elana Lambert (LU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Abbey Nelson (CC) def. Annie Harincar (LU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Janice Elkerton (CC) def. Alexis Shannon (LU) 7-6, 6-3
6. Anne Seng (CC) def. El Goblirsch (LU) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Julia Thome/Shashanna Moll (CC) def. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) 8-6
2. Gabriella Ferro/Janice Elkerton (CC) def. Annie Harincar/Alicia Lex (LU) 8-5
3. Abbey Nelson/Raquel Ruiz (CC) def. Elana Lambert/Alexis Shannon (LU) 8-4

Vikings roll to shutout win over Ripon

OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Lawrence University women’s tennis team kept its streak of dominance alive against Ripon College with a 9-0 Midwest Conference win over the Red Hawks on Thursday at the YMCA Tennis Center.

Lawrence (6-4, 5-2 MWC) has now beaten Ripon (6-8, 3-4) 13 consecutive times in a streak that dates back to the 2004 season.

Lawrence rolled through the doubles as both the No. 1 team of Katie Frankel and Lindsay Holsen and the No. 2 duo of Annie Harincar and Alicia Lex won 8-0.

The Vikings also posted three 6-0, 6-0 wins in singles as Holsen at No. 2, Lex at No. 5 and Katie Nottberg at No. 6 all won without dropping a game. Frankel won in straight sets at No. 1 and Harincar at No. 3 and Shannon at No. 4 both won a third-set supertiebreaker to claim victories.

Lawrence University 9, Ripon College 0

Singles competition
1. Katie Frankel (LU) def. Maddie VandenHouten (RC) 7-5, 6-4
2. Lindsay Holsen (LU) def. Morgan Makar (RC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Annie Harincar (LU) def. Samantha Kiesner (RC) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-2)
4. Alexis Shannon (LU) def. Carly Wesner (RC) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)
5. Alicia Lex (LU) def. Madeline Salzer (RC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Katie Nottberg (LU) def. Lily Lenk (RC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) def. Maddie VandenHouten/Morgan Makar (RC) 8-0
2. Annie Harincar/Alicia Lex (LU) def. Samantha Kiesner/Carly Wesner (RC) 8-0
3. Alexis Shannon/Katie Nottberg (LU) def. Madeline Salzer/Lily Lenk (RC) 8-3

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.

Vikings win at No. 1 doubles, but Titans take down Lawrence

OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Lawrence University women’s tennis team won at No. 1 doubles on Sunday, but UW-Oshkosh defeated the Vikings 8-1 in a nonconference match at the Kolf Sports Center Outdoor Courts.

Lawrence’s Katie Frankel and Lindsay Holsen were 9-8 winners over Bailey Sagen and Hannah Peters in the top doubles spot.

Lawrence fell to 5-4 on the season, and the Titans improved to 5-1.

UW-Oshkosh 8, Lawrence University 1

Singles competition
1. Bailey Sagen (UWO) def. Katie Frankel (LU) 6-7, 7-5, 1-0 (10-8)
2. Alyssa Leffler (UWO) def. Lindsay Holsen (LU) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9)
3. Hannah Peters (UWO) def. Elana Lambert (LU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Annie Docter (UWO) def. Annie Harincar (LU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Sammi Koppa (UWO) def. Alexis Shannon (LU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Monica Micoliczyk (UWO) def. El Goblirsch (LU) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) def. Bailey Sagen/Hannah Peters (UWO) 9-8
2. Alyssa Leffler/Sammi Koppa (UWO) def. Annie Harincar/Alicia Lex (LU) 8-3
3. Ashlee Polena/Hannah Nauth (UWO) def. Elana Lambert/Alexis Shannon (LU) 8-3

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.

Frankel, Holsen lead Vikings at ITA Regional

ST. PETER, Minn. — The Lawrence University women’s tennis team brought four players to Gustavus Adolphus College over the weekend and the Vikings scored some wins at the ITA Midwest Regional and Gustie Fall Invitational.

In the ITA Midwest Regional, top singles players Katie Frankel and Lindsay Holsen took part.

Frankel defeated Jessie O’Brien of the University of St. Thomas 6-2, 6-2 before falling to Ally Baker of Gustavus Adolphus 6-1, 6-1 in the round of 16. Holsen received a bye into the round of 16 and was stopped by UW-Stevens Point’s Katelyn Asfeld 6-2, 6-1. In the consolation bracket, Holsen defeated Maddy Scanlon of the College of St. Scholastica 8-6 and topped Lilly Denison of Hamline 8-3. Her run was finally stopped with an 8-1 loss to Elizabeth Manlick of St. Norbert College.

In the regional doubles tournament, Frankel and Holsen topped Edgewood College’s Sydney Verbauwhede and Marissa Wilson 8-2 in the round of 16. Car Carlson and Briana Hartmann of Gustavus then topped the Vikings 8-0 in the quarterfinals.

Annie Harincar and Elana Lambert took part in the Gustie Fall Invitational and both picked up wins.

Lambert won the opening match in her bracket by topping Laura Moyneur of Gustavus 8-6. She then topped Risako Oya of St. Scholastica 7-5, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Maura Anderson of UW-La Crosse defeated Lambert 6-0, 6-0 in the bracket semifinals.

Harincar lost her opening match 8-6 to Luther College’s Kelsey Kruse to move to the consolation bracket. Harincar defeated Tiffany Waller of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul 8-4 before being eliminated with a 9-7 loss to Maddy Knoll of St. Catherine University.

In the doubles competition, Harincar and Lambert received a bye into the bracket’s round of 16 but fell 8-4 to Megan Pope and Gabby Ferro of Cornell College.

Complete results

 

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.