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Athlete of the Term: Josh Janusiak

Athlete of the Term: Josh Janusiak

Photo by Caroline Garrow. Josh Janusiak is a senior from South Milwaukee, and all term, Janusiak has been on an absolute tear. The prolific cross country runner and track star has been one of the most impressive athletes in Lawrence’s 171-year-old history. He has, time after time after time, toppled records in both cross country

Athlete of the Week: Ethan Simmons

Photo by Quinn Giglio.   Ethan Simmons is a sophomore football player and track star from Legacy High School in Northglenn, Colorado. Simmons has proved to be the most electric athlete on the Lawrence football team, playing wide receiver, running back and being a Swiss Army knife for the Vikings on every special teams unit.

Athlete of the Week: Josh Koepplinger

Photo by Quinn Giglio. Senior Josh Koepplinger is a captain on the Lawrence hockey team from Saginaw, Michigan. Koepplinger leads an exciting group with high expectations after coming back to action after making it to the NHCA quarterfinal playoff series last season. He gets the nod as the Athlete of the Week in both being

Athlete of the Week: Sully Sullivan

Photo by Quinn Giglio. Sully Sullivan is a sophomore at Lawrence University from Palmetto High School in Parrish, Florida. He currently plays receiver for the Vikings and is second on the team in both receptions and yards, having reeled in 14 passes for 237 yards at a whopping 16.9 average yards per catch. Sullivan earns

Athlete of the Week: Arianna Neumeyer

Photo by Quinn Giglio. Arianna Neumeyer is a senior volleyball player from Lutheran High School in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. She is a captain and leader on the volleyball team and during the school’s Blue and White weekend helped author the Vikings’ most impressive weekend of play all season. On Friday night, October 5, Neumeyer and her

Athlete of the Week: Suguru Yoshitake

Photo by Quinn Giglio. Suguru Yoshitake, a freshman on the men’s soccer team, keeps the theme rolling as he becomes the third straight first-year athlete to collect Athlete of the Week honors. Yoshitake had a breakthrough performance for the Vikings in the past week in games against Grinnell College and Illinois College. He notched his

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Fisher

Photo by Caroline Garrow. Morgan Fisher is a first-year student athlete from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. Fisher plays for the women’s tennis team, which has recently had a winning streak. In the past week the Vikings have won four of their last five games, and Fisher was undefeated in each of the

Athlete of the Week: Sophia Galassini

Photo by Caroline Garrow. Sophia Galassini is a freshman volleyball player from Maine Township South High School in Park Ridge, Illinois. Along with senior Arianna Neumeyer, Galassini has been a bright spot for the Vikings volleyball team in pre-conference play. At six feet tall Galassini plays middle and outside hitter and is a threat to

Janusiak shatters his own 5,000 record

Once again, the spotlight belongs to none other than senior Josh Janusiak, who has established himself as the most dominant distance runner in Lawrence history. Janusiak and sophomore Joe Kortenhof ran the 5,000 at the UW-Platteville Invitational last weekend, where Janusiak chewed through the 5,000 in 14:42.86, shattering his own record—which he set in 2017—

Q&A with Head Coach Jason Fast

Jason Fast, head coach of the men’s and women’s track and field teams, took some time to answer some questions about his team’s performance this past weekend, which included first place finishes by sophomores Will Nichols, who won the 100 meter with a time of 11.44, and Mikaela Hintz, who won the 400 meter with

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