Athletes of the Week articles

Vikings of the Week: Brad Mueller (Hockey)

Vikings of the Week: Brad Mueller (Hockey)

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week I sat down with senior hockey captain Brad Mueller. Brad has been a hockey standout since arriving at Lawrence. Upon finishing his final season as a Viking, Brad reflects on an incredible career with the team.   Arianna Cohen: You scored your first game winning goal in overtime

Vikings of the Week: Ben Peterson (Basketball)

This week I sat down with men’s basketball standout Ben Peterson. Ben has had a terrific season, with several games being the high scorer. As the season comes to a close, Ben reflects on the season as a whole, as well as the Vikings hopeful Midwest Conference Tournament run.   Arianna Cohen: Congratulations on being

Vikings of the Week: Wes Hetcher (Indoor Track)

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week I had the pleasure to talk with senior Wesley Hetcher. Hetcher is a senior pole vaulter on the indoor and outdoor track teams and played football for the Vikings this fall. At the Platteville Invitational, he vaulted 3.41m and over this weekend at the Stevens Point Invitational he

Vikings of the Week: Olivia Hoesley (Basketball)

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week, I sat down with my close friend, junior Olivia Hoesley of the women’s basketball team. Olivia has been a key offensive threat for the Vikings since she arrived freshman year. As the conference season comes to a close, Olivia reflects on her successful junior season, and looks forward

LU Teams of the Week: Lawrence Women’s Swimming

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week I got the pleasure to talk with the Women’s Swim Team captains—seniors Danielle Millin, Rebecca Schachtman and Paige Witter. The swim team recently took the third place in the Private College Championship. During that meet, Millin won the 200-yard backstroke in a time of 2:18.72 and Witter won

LU Teams of the Week: Lawrence Men’s Swimming

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week I interviewed one of the men’s swim captains, junior Travis Charlow. Last week, the Men’s Swim Team was named Scholar All-American by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America for their combined 3.01 GPA. Arianna Cohen: Both the Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams were just named

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