SwimmingStephanie Novakov helped Lawrence University to a sweep of a triple dual meet last Saturday at Boldt Natatorium. Novakov, a freshman from Cincinnati, Ohio, won two events for the Vikings. She captured the 200-yard freestyle in 2 minutes, 3.33 seconds, and won the 500 freestyle in 5:29.88. Boosted by Novakov1s performances, the Vikings defeated Carroll College 163-48, beat St. Norbert College 124-89, and downed the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 128-98.
Nick Morphew led LU to a fourth-place finish in the 21-team North Central College Invitational last Friday and Saturday. Morphew, a junior from Prophetstown, Ill., went 4-0 and won the title at 133 pounds. Morphew beat Michael Elsbury of the UW-Whitewater 3-1 in his opening match. He then defeated Kane Thompson of Coe 5-4 in the quarterfinals and advanced to the title match with a forfeit win over Rob Roots of Millikin. Morphew’s record is 18-8 on the season.