Women’s SoccerLarissa Forde posted her first shutout of the season and was named the Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Forde, a senior goalkeeper from Moorhead, Minn., made eight saves in Lawrence’s 4-0 nonconference win over Edgewood College on Sept. 17. Forde, a former standout at Moorhead High School, then tied her career high with 16 saves in a 3-2 overtime loss to unbeaten Carroll College on Sept. 21. Forde, a team co-captain, has played every minute in goal for the Vikings thus far this season.
Jacques Hacquebord blocked the first punt of his career in Lawrence University’s 30-25 loss at Macalester College. Hacquebord, a senior free safety from Waunakee, blocked the punt of Alex Zweber, and Lawrence recovered at the Macalester 34-yard line. The great field position helped Lawrence score a touchdown four plays later. For the game, the former Waunakee High School star had nine tackles, including one for loss, a pass defensed, and a sack.