The men’s tennis team took part in the Midwest Conference Championships held in Madison over the weekend. Sophomore Nick Dufficy won the consolation title for No. 1 singles, while the duo of sophomores Daniel Hertel and Travis Fondow won the No. 1 doubles consolation title.
The men finished the season with a 2-2 mark in conference and a 4-10 record overall, good for third place in the North Division. The Vikings say goodbye to two very important seniors, Phil Roy and Alex Fairchild.
The men will return much of the core of their team as sophomores Dufficy, Kyle Nodarse, Hertel and Fondow have a lot of experience and will look to lead the team in the coming years.Golf
The Vikings took part in two tournaments over the weekend. Saturday the men held their annual invitational, played at Eagle Creek Golf Course.
Senior Ryan Knox led the way with a round of 80, good for 28th place. Freshman Adam Ferguson carded an 84 and Tom Vyskocil had an 85.
Sunday the men played in the St. Norbert Invitational. Ferguson placed ninth with a score of 80, while Vyskocil shot an 82, tying for 11th place, and Knox carded an 83, tying for 15th place.
The Lawrence University track team took part in the Wisconsin Private College Championships held at Carthage College. The women took sixth place out of 10 teams and the men placed ninth out of 11.
Stephanie Kramer performed well as she broke her own school record in the hammer throw with a distance of 117 feet and 10 inches. Sophomore Tatiana Bulat had a strong showing, placing in four events. Bulat took first place in the triple jump with a distance of 36 feet 4 inches.
For the men, David Quinlan and Russell Geisthardt helped lead the way. Quinlan won the 800-meter event with a time of 2:00.51 and took second in the 1,500-meter event.
Geisthardt took fourth place in the 800-meter event, finishing just behind winner Quinlan.