Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

LU Cross Country takes fifth and tenthThe Lawrence University Cross Country teams had a good showing at last week’s Wisconsin Private College Championships. The women’s team finished fifth out of 13 teams and the men finished tenth out of 13.

Val Curtis, who finished third overall in a time of 19:30, led the women. Paul Schonfeld, who finished sixth in a time of 27:51, led the men. This week the Vikings host the Lawrence University Invitational at Plamann Park.

Volleyball wins versus Wisconsin Lutheran

The Lawrence University Volleyball team defeated Wisconsin Lutheran College last Friday night. The Vikings won 3-0, by scores of 30-21, 30-22, and 30-24.

Midwest Conference Player of the Week Lis Pollock led the Vikings with 22 kills. Pollock had an amazing 56 percent hitting percentage. She is leading the MWC with a 42 percent hitting percent age for the season; over two percent better then her closest competition. Pollock is also second in the conference in kills per game with 4.57.

The Vikings continue the second part of their conference season this weekend when they host Beloit Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Alexander Gym.

Men’s Soccer Squeaks Past Wisconsin Lutheran

The Lawrence University Men’s Soccer team appeared headed to tie Wisconsin Lutheran last Sunday. However, they had victory on their minds. They got that victory when Adam Minor put in his fourth goal of the season to give the Vikings a 1-0 win in double overtime.

The win brings the Vikings record up to 3-8-1 on the season. The next game for LU will be Saturday at 1:00 versus Monmouth at home.