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Athlete of the Week: Cassie Gitkin

Athlete of the Week: Cassie Gitkin

Photo Courtesy of Paul Wilke Cassie is a junior from Highland Park, IL. She is a third-year member of the Dance Team and also serves as Treasurer. Her favorite style of dance is Poms. At Lawrence, Cassie is pursuing a double major in Studio Art and English. In addition to being a member of Dance

Preseason is over, let conference play begin

Senior captain Landon Edwards passes the ball. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Athletics After a month of preseason, the Lawrence men’s and women’s soccer teams begin conference play this weekend as both teams travel to Knox College on Saturday and Illinois Collegeon Sunday. On the women’s side, they are coming out of non-conference play 1-4 with

Athlete of the Week: Bernard Lilly

Photo provided by Katie Frankel. With fall term well underway, fall sports have started and intramurals are not far behind. Intramurals, whether it be soccer, basketball, volleyball or badminton, have all gotten much more competitive. This week I had the pleasure to talk with one of the most successful players in intramural basketball. Senior Bernard

Viking of the week :Amanda Karnatz (Softball)

Photo courtesy of Joe Vanden Acker This week I sat down with freshman softball standout Amanda Karnatz. Karnatz has had an incredible start to her season, being the first Viking on the team to receive Midwest Conference Accolades. We are excited to see what Karnatz will bring to this team for the rest of this

Vikings of the Week: Will Nichols (Indoor Track)

Photo by Teddy Kortenhof This week, I had the opportunity to talk with Will Nichols, standout freshman on the indoor track team. Two weeks ago, Nichols shattered the Lawrence record in the indoor 200 meter dash. Last weekend, he was crowned Midwest Conference champion in the triple jump. Looking forwards, Nichols is excited to continue

Vikings of the Week: Evan Cline (Hockey)

Photo by Emei Thompson This week I sat down with freshman hockey standout Evan Cline. Evan had an outstanding breakout season, tying the Lawrence record for season save percentage. Evan is the first Lawrence player to be honored on the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Freshman Team in three years.   Arianna Cohen: Where are you

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