Author Archives: Erik Soderlund

Coach’s Corner: Andrew Fleek, Swimming & Diving

What was your fondest memory from your own collegiate athletic career? I suppose aside from countless experiences with my teammates my fondest memory of my collegiate career was seeing all of our hard work pay off at the end of the season. I was fortunate enough to finish my career with several NCAA “B” cuts

Coach’s Corner: Matt Schoultz

After a stellar high school coaching career at Xavier earned him Fox Valley Christian Conference Coach of the Year, Post-Crescent All-Area Coach of the Year honors, and Valley 8 Coach of the Year; Matthew Schoultz set his sights on Lawrence University volleyball. By consulting some of the current players on the team, I was able

Coach’s Corner: Jason Fast

Ever since Jason Fast stepped in as head coach, the cross-country running program at Lawrence has been turning heads. National champion as a runner at UW–Oshkosh, Fast has had quite a successful and interesting career. After winning as an athlete and having the privilege to compete against greats such as Ryan Hall, Fast explained in

Coach’s Spotlight: Kim Tatro – Softball

A native of Naperville, Ill., Kim Tatro has been the winningest coach in Lawrence history. Since taking over the softball program in 1994, Lawrence has won three Midwest Conference (MWC) Championships (1997, 1998, 1999) and made two appearances in the NCAA Division III Tournament (1998, 1999). Tatro has been named MWC Coach of the Year

LU Intramurals: Week 6

Volleyball: A dramatic ending to the volleyball season saw No. 1 playing No. 2 in an all-or-nothing match. The Dirty Sets, led by seniors Taylor Tomaszewski and Nick Barrett, have been impressive all season, playing the majority of matches with just two players. Porky’s Groove Machine, who was a force all season, aimed to break

LU Intramurals: Week 5

The intramural soccer tournament at Lawrence has always been very competitive. Partly thanks to the continuous interest from senior men’s soccer players past and present, such as Charlie Mann, David Caprile, Mike Kumbalek, Simon Newsom, and many other alumni. However, a standout squad adding to the competition each year is the unique one put together

LU Intramurals: Week 2

Another week of Winter Term means another week of LU intramurals. Have no fear because your weekly update on the hottest action and news in volleyball, soccer and basketball is back once again. Soccer Since soccer was last on the agenda the previous week, I figured it was suiting to put it first. The Red

Inside LU Intramurals

In the dead of this polar vortex, many have found new life inside the Wellness Center with the startup of 2014’s winter intramural season. With volleyball, basketball, badminton and soccer in full swing, old rivalries, new stars and epic games are on the agenda for this weekly insider.   Volleyball Porky’s Groove Machine tops the