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Ranumas, Bruning lead Vikings on final day of MWC Championships

GRINNELL, Iowa — Lawrence University track and field standout JP Ranumas narrowly missed a title on Saturday at the Midwest Conference Championships at Grinnell College.

Ranumas finished second in the 110-meter hurdles in 15.59 seconds, just .23 seconds behind first-place finisher John Piper of Illinois College.

Ranumas helped Lawrence to a seventh-place finish in the team standings with 37 points. Monmouth College won the title with 209.67 points.

Cam Davies grabbed fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 9:57.91, and Jamie Brisbois was sixth in the 5,000 in 16:21.97. James Holden grabbed sixth in the javelin with a throw of 155 feet, 8 inches.

On the women’s side, Lawrence finished ninth with 28 points. Monmouth won the title with 213.

The top finisher on Saturday for the women was Clare Bruning, who grabbed fourth in the 5,000 in 19:10.61. Katherine Dannecker took fifth in the steeplechase in 12:09.43, and the 400 relay team was fifth in 51.50 seconds.

Also placing for the women were: Genna Matt (sixth, hammer throw, 135-5), Sofie Yang (seventh, 100 hurdles, 17.45, and eighth, 400 hurdles, 1:11.84) and Anna Bolgrien (eighth, 400 hurdles, 1:10.23).

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Davies, Yang pace Vikings on opening day of MWC Championships

GRINNELL, Iowa — Cam Davies and Sofie Yang both grabbed third-place finishes to pace the Lawrence University track teams on Friday’s opening day of the Midwest Conference Championships at Grinnell College.

Davies raced to third place in the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:02.69. Teammate Dan Thoresen was seventh in the event in 4:09.49.

The Lawrence men are seventh in the team standings with 19 points, and Monmouth College leads with 68.40.

Yang grabbed third in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet, 0.5 inches. Yang was the only Lawrence woman to score points on Friday so the Vikings are in ninth place in the team standings with six points. Monmouth leads with 68 points.

Lawrence also had two placewinners in the hammer throw. Senior Andy Paider grabbed sixth place with a toss of 144-2, and junior Spencer Swick was eighth at 142-8.

Also placing for the Vikings were Jamie Brisbois, who took fourth in the 10,000 meters in 33:10.40, and Wes Hetcher, who was seventh in the pole vault at 11-7.

The championships wrap up on Saturday.

Results

 

Green Knights take two from Lawrence

APPLETON, Wis. — The St. Norbert College baseball team held off Lawrence University in the opener and then rode a great pitching performance to the win to sweep a Midwest Conference doubleheader on Sunday at Whiting Field.

St. Norbert (20-14, 10-6 MWC) won the opener 10-8 and took the nightcap 7-2.

Jake Gordon collected four hits on the day for Lawrence (6-26, 3-12) and broke the Vikings’ season hits record. Gordon has 53 hits this season, topping the mark of 52 set by Andrew Wong back in 2005.

In the first game, built a 10-3 heading to the bottom of the seventh, but the Vikings rallied. The Vikings got two runs in the bottom of the seventh on a pair of run-scoring ground outs, and Lawrence added two more in the eighth on a run-scoring ground out and a sacrifice fly to cut the lead to 10-7.

The Vikings opened the ninth with a pair of singles before Nate Schadrie came on to pitch for St. Norbert. Schradrie got the first two outs, but Brandon Klar singled and an error on the play scored Joel Birch. Gabe Warshaw then lined out to end the game.

Travis Mason went five innings and allowed five hits and two runs to pick up the win. Davis Ogilvie went 4.1 innings and took the loss.

Derek Klegin went 2-for-4 for St. Norbert, which had only seven hits in the contest but benefited from 13 walks. Warshaw went 3-for-6 for the Vikings, and Gordon, Sam Kossow and Marc Linger all had two hits.

In the nightcap, Brett Nohr pitched seven strong innings to get the win. He allowed three hits and no runs. He struck out three and walked one. John Doran pitched seven innings and took the loss.

Tyler Brown went 4-for-5 for the Green Knights, who had 15 hits. Gordon and Klar both had a pair of hits for Lawrence.

Game one box score

Game two box score

 

 

St. Norbert takes pair from Vikings

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The St. Norbert College baseball team swept a Midwest Conference doubleheader from Lawrence University on Saturday at GreenĀ  Bay Southwest High School.

The Green Knights (18-14, 8-6 MWC) won the opener 15-3 and took the nightcap 9-3.

In the opener, Kevin Nutley went the distance and allowed eight hits over seven innings. He struck out six and walked two. Max Markoff lasted just over an inning and took the loss.

Jake Gordon and Joel Birch both had two hits for the Vikings (6-24, 3-10), and Troy Rottier went 2-for-2 and drove in four runs for St. Norbert.

In the second game, St. Norbert built an 8-1 lead after five innings and went on to the win. Jake McMahon allowed four hits over seven innings to pick up the win. He struck out six and walked two. Craig Batchelor pitched the first two innings and took the loss.

Sam Kossow and Gabe Warshaw both had two hits for Lawrence, and Brandon Klar drove in a pair of runs. Travis Mason had two hits and Derek Klegin drove in three runs for St. Norbert.

 

Olsson earns all-conference honors; Vikings fourth at MWC Championships

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Anton Olsson earned all-conference honors, and the Lawrence University golf team placed fourth at the Midwest Conference Championships on Saturday.

Olsson carded a final-round 80 on the par-72 layout at Aldeen Golf Club to finish with a 54-hole total of 237. Olsson tied for sixth place, and the top-10 golfers make up the all-conference team.

Lawrence shot a final-round score of 333, its lowest score of the tournament, to finish in fourth place with a score of 1,005. Monmouth College won the team title with a score of 953.

Nigel Schuster was next for Lawrence, as he tied for 17th with a score of 252. Tyler Clark was 26th at 256 and Nathan Ley was 29th at 260. Rounding out the scores for Lawrence were Ryan Eardley at 281 (37th) and Dan Salzbrenner at 286 (39th).

Knox College’s James Fenner won the individual title with a score of 228.

Results

Yang wins pair of events to lead Vikings at Lawrence Invitational

APPLETON, Wis. — Sofie Yang won a pair of events to lead the Lawrence University track teams at the Lawrence Invitational on Saturday at Whiting Field.

Yang won the 100-meter hurdles in 16.91 seconds and took first in the pole vault with a height of 9 feet, 5.75 inches. Yang also grabbed second in the 400 hurldes in 1:12.52.

The Vikings also won a pair of distance events and the 800. Clare Bruning was first in the 5,000 in 18:49.94, and Kelsey Miles won the 3,000 steeplechase in 13:34.56. Anna Bolgrien raced to victory in the 800 in 2:25.45.

On the men’s side, JP Ranumas took the top spot in the 110 hurdles in 15.83 seconds.

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Olsson tied for fifth after second round of MWC Championships

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Junior Anton Olsson is tied for fifth place after Friday’s second round of the Midwest Conference Championships.

Olsson carded a second-round score of 7-over par 79 on the par-72 layout at Aldeen Golf Club. Olsson has a 36-hole total of 157, which puts him five shots behind leader Henry Mulvey of Carroll University.

Lawrence is tied for fourth place in the team standings with a score of 672. St. Norbert College leads at 636.

Nigel Schuster is in 21st place, Tyler Clark is tied for 26th and Nathan Ley is 30th.

The final round is set for Saturday.

Results

Vikings eliminated from MWC Tournament after final-inning loss to Monmouth

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Monmouth College softball team rallied for a 7-6 disputed win over Lawrence University in an elimination game on Friday at the Midwest Conference Tournament.

Monmouth advances to play St. Norbert College in an elimination game on Saturday morning. Lawrence ends it season with an 18-13 record.

Lawrence led 6-1 heading to the sixth inning, but Charlotte Park hit a three-run homer to trim the margin to 6-4. The Scots had tied the game with a pair of runs in the seventh on four hits, a wild pitch and an error.

Emily Watkins was at the plate with one out and runners at the corners, and she hit a fly ball to center field. The ball was caught for the second out and the runner at third tagged to score the go-ahead run. Kirstyn Ozga, the runner at first, took off on the play and was past second base.

The Vikings tagged the bag for the final out, but the umpires ruled it was a “timing play,” and after an extensive discussion, counted the run to put Monmouth ahead 7-6.

Taylor Smith retired the Vikings in order in the bottom of the seventh to secure the win. Kara Vance took the loss for Lawrence.

The Vikings had built a five-run lead on Alex Chiodo’s two-run homer in the second and a four-run fourth that featured four Monmouth (21-17) errors.

Box score

Werner shuts down Vikings in MWC opener

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Jessi Werner tossed a one-hit shutout to lead Lake Forest College to an 8-0 victory over Lawrence University on Friday in an opening game at the Midwest Conference Tournament.

Lawrence (18-12) moves on to play an elimination game against Monmouth College.

Werner struck out six and walked two over five innings. The only hit she allowed was Cory Paquette’s fifth-inning single.

Alex Hemmer had three hits, and Sally Snarski drove in three runs for Lake Forest (24-8).

Box score

Lawrence in fourth after opening day of MWC Championships

ROCKFORD, Ill. — The Lawrence University golf team is in fourth place after the opening day of the Midwest Conference Championships on Thursday at Aldeen Golf Club.

Lawrence carded a team score of 335 on the par-72 layout. Carroll University is in first place with a score of 318. The second round is scheduled for Friday and the final round is set for Saturday.

Anton Olsson carded an opening-round 78 to pace the Vikings. Olsson is tied for fourth place, and Carroll’s Cody Neu shot 72 and holds a three-shot lead after the first round.

Nigel Schuster shot 83, Nathan Ley carded an 85 and Tyler Clark had an 89 to round out the scoring for Lawrence.

First-round results