Vikings of the Week

Zach Michael

Zach Michael

Women’s SoccerDanata Janofsky scored her first career hat trick to highlight an offensive outburst by Lawrence University this past weekend.

Janofsky got a natural hat trick, as she had three consecutive goals over a 25-minute span in Lawrence’s 10-0 victory over Illinois College on Sunday. Janofsky, a senior midfielder from Concord, Ohio, started her weekend with three assists in Lawrence’s 7-1 win over Monmouth on Saturday. For the season, Janofsky has four goals and three assists for 11 points.

Lawrence, which qualified for the Midwest Conference Tournament with Sunday’s victory, also got hat tricks from Emily Buzicky and Sarah Slivinski during the weekend.


Zach Michael returned a punt 55 yards for a touchdown to highlight his performance in Lawrence University1s 34-30 loss at Grinnell College last Saturday.

Michael’s punt return with 6:29 left in the fourth quarter gave Lawrence a 30-27 lead. On the day, Michael, who was honored as the Midwest Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, had three returns for 89 yards, a 29.7-yard average. Michael’s return for a touchdown was the first punt return for a TD since 1998.

The junior wide receiver also caught eight passes for 98 yards and a touchdown.

Danata Janofsky