Vikings of the Week

Nick Beyler

Nick Beyler

SoftballJenny Burris led Lawrence University to a 7-1 record on the week and its second consecutive Midwest Conference North Division title.

For the week, the junior shortstop from Gurnee, Ill., batted .577 (15-26) with four doubles, a home run, and 10 runs batted in. Burris had an .846 slugging percentage and was 3-for-3 on stolen base attempts.

During the week, Lawrence swept Ripon, Carroll, and Edgewood and split with Beloit to improve to 15-9-1, 8-5 in the MWC.

Men’s Tennis

Nick Beyler won a Midwest Conference singles championship for the second consecutive season and helped Lawrence University to a second-place finish at the conference championships this past weekend.

Beyler, a Madison native, beat Steve Bachta of Knox College 6-2, 6-4, to win the championship at No. 4 singles, the same title he claimed last season.

Beyler also teamed with Brian Hilgeman to take second place at No. 2 doubles. Beyler and Hilgeman lost just five games in the two matches leading up to the championship match, but were stopped by Ripon

College‚s Paul Vandenboogaard and Mike Sumnicht 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the title contest.

Jenny Burris was named to the All-Great Lakes Region Team, and was named the Northern Division player of the Year for the second consecutive season.