Author Archives: Shane Farrell

Vikings of the Week: Blake Roubos (Hockey)

Vikings of the Week: Blake Roubos (Hockey)

Photo courtesy of Blake Roubos0 This week I talked to junior Blake Roubos. Roubos is the leading scorer for the men’s hockey team. Last week he helped lead the team to a 2-2 tie and the following day a 5-3 win over Aurora University. Roubos has seven goals and six assists on the year.  

Vikings of the Week: Mattias Soederqvist (Hockey)

Today I got to talk to with senior Mattias Soederqvist. Over break Soederqvist, goalie for the Men’s Hockey Team, won Defensive Player of the Week for the sixth time in his career. Soederqvist stopped a season-high 42 shots to help the Viking beat the sixth-ranked Auggies. This was Lawrence Hockey’s first win over a ranked

Vikings of the Term: Josh Janusiak (Cross Country)

Today I had the pleasure to talk with Joshua Janusiak. Josh, a sophomore, has continued his dominant cross country season with a first place finish in the Midwest Conference Championships. Josh flew through the 8,000-meter course in 25:42, beating the next closest runner by 27 seconds. Josh’s time was eighth-fastest in Lawrence history. Lawrence as

Athlete of the Week: Cyra Bammer (Volleyball)

Photo by Emei Thompson Today I had the pleasure to talk with Cyra Bammer. Bammer was just named women’s volleyball defensive preform of the week. Bammer, a junior, posted a career-high 35 digs in the 3-0 win against Knox. The night before, she broke the 1,000-dig to help lead Lawrence to a 3-0 win over

Athlete of the Week: Tony Gattuso (Ultimate Frisbee)

Photo by Shane Farrell I had the privilege of sitting down with the one of the captains of the Ultimate Frisbee team, Tony Gattuso. The Ultimate team had its first tournament of the year, and is looking to build off last year’s strong third-place finish in the sectional tournament. Tony, a defense-oriented player, led the