Vikings of the Week

Jodie PrimusJodie Primus won one event and placed in two others to pace Lawrence University to victories in two of three dual meets Saturday at the Carthage College Quadrangular. She was chosen as the Midwest Conference Swimmer of the Week. The Madison native won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:20.80. The former standout at La Follette High School grabbed second in the 200 breaststroke in 2:35.83 and took third in the 100 breaststroke in 1:12.18. The Lawrence women defeated North Central College 147-113 and beat UW-Oshkosh 140-122 but lost to Carthage 178-84.

Nick Morphew

Chris MacGillis has been a super sub for the Lawrence University men’s basketball team all season, and his effort this past week earned him Midwest Conference Player of the Week honors. The senior forward from Wauwatosa earned the honor after leading the No. 13 Vikings to a 2-0 record. The former standout at Milwaukee Pius XI High School scored scored 17 points, all in the second half, as Lawrence won 61-60 at Carroll last Wednesday. MacGillis scored his team’s final eight points, including a critical three-point play with a minute left that proved to be the winning margin. He then scored 12 points and was one of four Lawrence players in double figures in the Vikings’ 82-62 rout of Ripon on Saturday. For the week, MacGillis, who is Lawrence’s sixth man, averaged 14.5 points and 3.5 rebounds while shooting 55.6 percent from the floor (10-18). On the season, he is averaging 12.4 points and 3.0 rebounds per game while shooting 55 percent (44-80) from the floor, including 50 percent (15-30) on 3-pointers.