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Andy York

Vikes take 6th at North Central Invite

The Lawrence University Wrestling team took home sixth place out of twenty-one teams at the North Central Invitational this past weekend. The Vikings had one individual champion, Nick Morphew at 133 pounds. Two Vikings took home second place finishes including Ric Scannel at 157 and Ben Dictus at 184. John Budi took third at 165, and Kenny Hamm took seventh place at 285. The Vikings will have another busy weekend ahead of them as they host UW-Eau Claire tonight at 7 and then compete in the Wisconsin Private College Championships tomorrow at Concordia University.

LU Swimming loses to UW-Whitewater

The LU men’s and women’s swimming teams both were defeated by UW-Whitewater. The men lost 135-96 and the women lost 130-93.

Winning events for the men were Adam Kolb, Chris Sarisan, Paul Salomon, and the 200-yard medley relay team. Winning for the women were Mara Sarabia, Jodie Primus and Meggin Brittain.

LU Hockey Drops two to Marian

The Viking hockey team dropped a pair of heartbreakers to Marian this past weekend. The Vikings lost the first game 4-3 in overtime down in Fond du Lac. The second game the Vikings lost 3-1 in Appleton. The Vikings jumped in front in both games, but could not hold on. Scoring goals for LU in the first game were Pete Mossberg, David Olynyk, and Mike Burkhart. Mason Oakes had the lone goal for LU in the second game. The Vikings are in action this weekend at Northland College in Ashland.