Author Archives: Matt Geleske

X-Country picks up pace

It was time to make a statement. The Lawrence University (Viking) Cross Country team competed last weekend at the Brissman-Lundeen Invite in Rock Island, Ill., instead of the classic Griak meet. The women’s team took 15 and the men took 19 out of 50 teams and over 600 runners. However, the more important statistic at

Lawrence’s inaugural Tri Boldt Triathlon succeeds

It was all smiles on Boldt Way. Early on Saturday, Sept. 26, the inaugural Lawrence University Tri Boldt Triathlon, a friendly competition focused around Lawrence’s own Boldt Way, began. Competing either in teams or by themselves, 26 students and staff members of all levels of fitness swam 300 yards, biked 4.5 miles, and ran 1.6

Cross country women leads the pack at season’s start

The future is bright for Lawrence Cross Country. After a team victory last Saturday at Concordia University, where all of Lawrence’s top five runners placed in top 20 finishers, the women’s team edged its way into becoming a Top-10 Midwest Region ranked team and joined the list of renowned programs such as Washington University in

Crew team ends season with hopes of growth

Among the many hardworking club athletes here at Lawrence, members of the Lawrence University Rowing Club share a passion for their unique yet very challenging sport. To be able to succeed in rowing, or crew, all rowers must act together to be perfectly on pace with the rest of the boat in technique, speed and

Track & field finishes season with individual focus

The Lawrence University Track and Field teams finished their season on Friday, May 15, at the Last Chance meet at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. This meet served as a sort of final punctuation to the season because it was unique in the fact that it completely focused on individual performers; no team scores were tallied.

Track and field gears up for MWC tournament

It’s all about conference. The Lawrence Track and Field team pushed themselves this weekend against extremely talented runners to get the best seed times possible for the most important meet of the year in two weeks. While three individuals competed at the Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich., the rest of the team competed closer to

Track makes strides at St. Norbert

The Lawrence Men’s and Women’s Track and Field team competed this Saturday, April 18, in the St. Norbert’s Invitational at St. Norbert College. The men placed seventh and the women sixth out of 10 teams, including conference rivals Ripon, Carroll and St. Norbert. Despite a strong headwind on the home stretch, the women’s team, in

Track season starts with room for improvement

The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed last Saturday at the Warrior Invitational at Wisconsin Lutheran in Milwaukee in their first outdoor meet of the season. The men’s team took fifth out of seven teams, while the women’s team placed fourth out of eight. This past Saturday, the teams saw a beautiful day