Lawrence rolls to victory over Bluejays

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Lawrence University men’s tennis team rolled to an 8-1 nonconference victory over Elmhurst College on Wednesday.

The Vikings started the day by sweeping the three doubles matches and went on to take five of the six singles matches.

The No. 1 doubles team of David Jumes and Bill Schuman-Kline won 8-3, and the Vikings switched up the Nos. 2 and 3 teams. Connor Maloney and David Brooker won 8-3 at No. 2 and Cade Francour and Aidan Delgado won 8-2.

In singles play, Jumes won at No. 1, Schuman-Kline won at No. 2, Maloney was a winner at No. 3, Francour won at No. 4 and Delgado was a winner at No. 5.

Lawrence University 8, Elmhurst College 1

Singles competition
1. David Jumes (LU) def. Endicott, Kyle (ELMHURST) 6-1, 6-4
2. Bill Schuman-Kline (LU) def. Fulmer, Brandon (ELMHURST) 6-0, 7-5
3. Connor Maloney (LU) def. Lindquist, Jackson (ELMHURST) 6-1, 6-4
4. Cade Francour (LU) def. Osburn, Kevin (ELMHURST) 6-3, 1-6, 1-0 (10-7)
5. Aidan Delgado (LU) def. O’Connell, Grant (ELMHURST) 6-1, 6-0
6. Wilson, David (ELMHURST) def. Izaya Turenne (LU) 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (11-9)

Doubles competition
1. David Jumes/Bill Schuman-Kline (LU) def. Endicott, Kyle/Lindquist, Jackson (ELMHURST) 8-3
2. Connor Maloney/David Brooker (LU) def. Fulmer, Brandon/Osburn, Kevin (ELMHURST) 8-5
3. Cade Francour/Aidan Delgado (LU) def. O’Connell, Grant/Wilson, David (ELMHURST) 8-2

Nottberg delivers victory over Elmhurst

ORLANDO, Fla. — Katie Nottberg’s victory at No. 6 singles lifted the Lawrence University women’s tennis team to a 5-4 nonconference victory Wednesday over Elmhurst College.

The match was tied 4-4 when Nottberg delivered a 6-4, 7-6 victory over Elmhust’s Bridget Lopez.¬†Lawrence also got singles wins from Alexis Shannon at No. 4 and El Goblirsch at No. 5.

Lawrence took a 2-1 lead after the doubles as the No. 2 team of Elana Lambert and Annie Harincar and the No. 3 team of Shannon and Nottberg both won. Both matches went to a tiebreaker and Lawrence won both tiebreakers by an identical 7-3 score.

Lawrence University 5, Elmhurst College 4

Singles competition
1. Kolman, Ava (ELMHURST) def. Katie Frankel (LU) 2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (12-10)
2. Gaudio, Chiara (ELMHURST) def. Elana Lambert (LU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Wheeler, Kathryn (ELMHURST) def. Annie Harincar (LU) 6-2, 6-1
4. Alexis Shannon (LU) def. Maglaque, Dacey (ELMHURST) 6-3, 7-5
5. El Goblirsch (LU) def. Simon, Meg (ELMHURST) 6-2, 6-3
6. Katie Nottberg (LU) def. Lopez, Bridget (ELMHURST) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Doubles competition
1. Kolman, Ava/Wheeler, Kathryn (ELMHURST) def. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) 8-6
2. Elana Lambert/Annie Harincar (LU) def. Gaudio, Chiara/Maglaque, Dacey (ELMHURST) 9-8 (7-3)
3. Alexis Shannon/Katie Nottberg (LU) def. Simon, Meg/Lopez, Bridget (ELMHURST) 9-8 (7-3)

Schuman-Kline collects pair of wins as Vikings fall to Calvin

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Calvin College men’s tennis team topped Lawrence University 7-2 on Tuesday during the Vikings’ spring break trip.

Bill Schuman-Kline picked up the lone singles win for the Vikings as he beat David Brown 6-2, 2-6, 1-0, winning 10-8 in the supertiebreaker. Schuman-Kline teamed with David Jumes for an 8-4 victory at No. 1 doubles.

Calvin College 7, Lawrence University 2

Singles competition
1. Rodrigo C.V. Guzman (CALVIN) def. David Jumes (LU) 7-5, 6-3
2. Bill Schuman-Kline (LU) def. David Brown (CALVIN) 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8)
3. Matt VanWinkle (CALVIN) def. Connor Maloney (LU) 6-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-7)
4. Taylor Asfour (CALVIN) def. Cade Francour (LU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Jason Wolters (CALVIN) def. Aidan Delgado (LU) 6-2, 6-4
6. Anthony Vroon (CALVIN) def. Izaya Turenne (LU) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. David Jumes/Bill Schuman-Kline (LU) def. Matt VanWinkle/Taylor Asfour (CALVIN) 8-4
2. Rodrigo C.V. Guzman/David Brown (CALVIN) def. Izaya Turenne/David Brooker (LU) 8-0
3. Jason Wolters/Anthony Vroon (CALVIN) def. Connor Maloney/Cade Francour (LU) 8-3

Doubles team of Frankel and Holsen pick up victory over Calvin

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Lawrence University women’s tennis team picked up a doubles victory in an 8-1 nonconference loss to Calvin College on Tuesday during the Vikings’ spring break trip.

The No. 1 doubles team of Katie Frankel and Lindsay Holsen posted an 8-4 victory over Claire Spoelhof and Ellie Benzel. Holsen was also winning her No. 2 singles match against Jessica Bouma when she had to retire due to injury.

Calvin College 8, Lawrence University 1

Singles competition
1. Claire Spoelhof (CALVIN) def. Katie Frankel (LU) 7-5, 6-4
2. Jessica Bouma (CALVIN) def. Lindsay Holsen (LU) 4-6, 4-1, retired
3. Ellie Benzel (CALVIN) def. Elana Lambert (LU) 6-2, 6-1
4. Micaela Seazzu (CALVIN) def. Annie Harincar (LU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Lark Foote (CALVIN) def. El Goblirsch (LU) 6-3, 6-0
6. Liz Turner (CALVIN) def. Katie Nottberg (LU) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) def. Claire Spoelhof/Ellie Benzel (CALVIN) 8-4
2. Jessica Bouma/Micaela Seazzu (CALVIN) def. Elana Lambert/Annie Harincar (LU) 8-2
3. Anna Asfour/Kari Kroeze (CALVIN) def. Katie Nottberg/Alexis Shannon (LU) 8-2

New Paltz shuts out Vikings

ORLANDO, Fla. — The SUNY-New Paltz women’s tennis team posted a 9-0 nonconference victory over Lawrence University Tuesday during the Vikings’ spring break trip to Florida.

SUNY-New Paltz 9, Lawrence University 0

Singles competition
1. Olivia Ammirati (NP) def. Katie Frankel (LU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Brittany Grandville (NP) def. Lindsay Holsen (LU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Carol Tyson (NP) def. Elana Lambert (LU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Emi Lewis (NP) def. Annie Harincar (LU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Lindsay Haley (NP) def. Alexis Shannon (LU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Jessica Reich (NP) def. El Goblirsch (LU) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Brittany Grandville/Carol Tyson (NP) def. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) 8-6
2. Olivia Ammirati/Emi Lewis (NP) def. Elana Lambert/Annie Harincar (LU) 8-2
3. Lindsay Haley/Victoria Zezula (NP) def. Alexis Shannon/Katie Nottberg (LU) 8-1

Vikings pull out victory over Benedictine

CLERMONT, Fla. — The Lawrence University softball team broke a tie with a run in the bottom of the sixth and escaped a jam in the top of the seventh Tuesday to earn a 6-5 nonconference win over Benedictine (Ill.) University.

A pair of rookies led the way for the Vikings as Amanda Karnatz and Lexi Angemi both went 3-for-4. Karnatz doubled, scored a pair of runs, including the game-winner, and drove in a run. Angemi drove in the game-winning run and scored another.

Rookie Emilia Jackson tossed 1.2 innings of scoreless relief to pick up the win for Lawrence (4-4). Emily Chitwood gave up 11 hits and six runs and took the loss for Benedictine (4-4).

The Eagles had just scored a run in the top of the sixth to tie the game at 5-5 but Karnatz led off the bottom half of the inning with a single. Karnatz stole second and went to third on a ground out. Angemi followed with a single up the middle to score Karnatz and put the Vikings up 6-5.

Jackson got the first out in the top of the seventh, but a single and error put runners at first and second. After a passed ball moved both runners into scoring position, Jackson got tough. She struck out Chitwood looking and got Kassee Johnson on a comebacker to end the game.

Benedictine jumped on top with two runs in the top of the first, but the Vikings quickly tied it in the bottom half of the inning. Rheya Upadhyaya and Angemi collected singles, and Upadhyaya scored on Sam Belletini’s sacrifice fly. Madeline MacLean followed with a single to score Angemi and tie the game at 2-2.

Lawrence grabbed a 5-2 lead with three runs in the second. Sofie Pedersen got the inning started with a single and came around to score on Karnatz’s single. Upadhyaya then squeezed home Marisa Thackston, who had reached on a fielder’s choice where both runners were safe. Another error allowed Karnatz to score, and the Vikings were up by three.

Benedictine closed the lead to 5-4 with two runs in the third before tying it in the sixth.

Box score

Pointers hang on to down Lawrence

CLERMONT, Fla. — The UW-Stevens Point softball team held on for a 5-3 nonconference victory Tuesday over Lawrence University.

The Pointers built a 3-0 lead but needed a pair of runs in the fifth to secure the victory.

Maddie Durie went five innings to pick up the victory. Paige Allen went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs for the Pointers (6-10).

Lexi Angemi went 2-for-4 and drove in a run for the Vikings (3-4). Emilia Jackson allowed three hits and three runs in 3.1 innings and took the loss.

Stevens Point was up 3-0 when the Vikings got on the board in the bottom of the third. Sofie Pedersen reached on an error and later scored on a wild pitch to cut the lead to 3-1.

Angemi started the fourth inning with a double, and a single and a walk loaded the bases. After a strikeout for the second out, Pedersen was hit by a pitch to drive in Angemi and cut the lead to 3-2. Marisa Thackston then lined out to end the frame.

After Stevens Point struck for two runs in the top of the fifth, the Vikings countered with a run in the bottom half of the inning. Amanda Karnatz singled to start the inning and came in to score on Angemi’s single.

That’s all the offense Lawrence could muster as Ashley Cohen provided two innings of scoreless relief to record the save.

Box score

Big inning sparks Lawrence to victory over MCLA

CLERMONT, Fla. — A five-run third inning pushed the Lawrence University softball team to the lead Monday, and the Vikings went on to a 10-4 nonconference victory over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Madeline MacLean went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs for the Vikings, and Amanda Karnatz went 2-for-3 and scored three times. Kori Looker doubled and drove in two runs, and Lexi Angemi drove in a pair of runs Lawrence.

Rookie Emilia Jackson went the distance to get the win for Lawrence (3-3). She allowed seven hits, struck out six and did not walk a batter.

Lawrence trailed 3-1 when the Vikings scored five times on four hits and two walks in the bottom of the third.

The Vikings loaded the bases on two walks and a single when MacLean delivered a two-run single to tie the game. Looker followed with a two-run double to put Lawrence ahead, and Rachel Urich delivered a run-scoring single for a 6-3 lead.

The teams traded runs in the fourth, and Lawrence sealed the win with three runs in the sixth. Karnatz singled and later scored with the help of an error, and MacLean belted a two-run single to put the Vikings up 10-4.

Kara Adams lasted only 2.2 innings and gave up six runs in taking the loss for the Trailblazers (0-10).

Box score

Big bats lead Vikings past Union

CLERMONT, Fla. — The Lawrence University softball team pounded out 16 hits Monday and rolled to an 11-5 nonconference victory over Union (N.Y.) College.

The first five hitters in the Lawrence lineup combined for 14 hits as the Vikings jumped out to an 8-0 lead.

Madeline MacLean, Sam Belletini, Lexi Angemi and Amanda Karnatz all collected three hits for the Vikings (2-3), and Rheya Upadhyaya and Rachel Urich both had two hits.

MacLean drove in four runs, and Angemi and Belletini had two runs batted in apiece. Karnatz scored three times and swiped a pair of bases.

MacLean also went the distance in the circle to get her first win of the season. She gave up 14 hits, struck out four and walked one.

Lawrence started to break the game open with four runs in the second. Lawrence led 2-0 when MacLean’s belted a bases-loaded, bases-clearing double to put the Vikings up 5-0.

Lawrence added three more runs in the third as Karnatz, Upadhyaya and Belletini all collected run-scoring singles for an 8-0 lead.

The Dutchwomen cut lead to 8-3 with three runs in the bottom of the third, but Lawrence countered with two runs in the fifth. MacLean and Urich had had RBI singles in the inning as the Vikings stretched the lead to 10-3.

After Union (2-4) scored two in the bottom of the fifth, Lawrence tacked on an insurance run in the sixth on Angemi’s run-scoring single.

Box score

Jumes collects pair of wins but Vikings fall to Hamline

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Hamline University men’s tennis team swept the Nos. 2-6 singles matches to record a 7-2 nonconference win over Lawrence University on Sunday.

The Pipers had no answer for Lawrence’s David Jumes, who won both of his matches. Jumes posted a 6-0, 6-3 victory at No. 1 singles and teamed with Bill Schuman-Kline for a 9-8 victory at No. 1 doubles.

Hamline University 7, Lawrence University 2

Singles competition
1. David Jumes (LU) def. David Yanagita (HU) 6-0, 6-3
2. Brandon Kuether (HU) def. Bill Schuman-Kline (LU) 2-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-7)
3. Cody Jahrig (HU) def. Connor Maloney (LU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Matt Seracki (HU) def. Cade Francour (LU) 6-3, 6-3
5. Gabirel Guarin (HU) def. Aidan Delgado (LU) 7-6, 6-0
6. Ben Klimek (HU) def. Izaya Turenne (LU) 6-2, 6-7, 1-0 (10-3)

Doubles competition
1. David Jumes/Bill Schuman-Kline (LU) def. Mark Johnson/Matt Seracki (HU) 9-8
2. Gabirel Guarin/Ben Klimek (HU) def. Izaya Turenne/David Brooker (LU) 8-3
3. David Yanagita/Cody Jahrig (HU) def. Connor Maloney/Cade Francour (LU) 8-3