Sports Shorts

Andy York

LU cross country does well at Wisconsin Private meetThe Lawrence University men’s and women’s teams fared well at the Wisconsin Private College Championships this past weekend at Concordia University. The women’s team finished second, and the men came third.

Pacing the women was Cate Frazier, who took fifth overall. Colleen Detjens took seventh, and Rachel Lucas was tenth. Joy Manweiler also finished 19th, and all four received all-state honors. LU finished behind Carthage for the team title.

David Quinlan, who took 13th, led the men. He also earned all-state honors. The Vikings are in action next weekend at the Midwest Conference Championships at High Cliff state park.

Vikings get swept in LU triangular

The Lawrence University volleyball team got swept in its LU triangular meet by losing to UW-Stout 3-0, and Northland Baptist 3-2.

The Vikings lost the match to Stout by scores of 30-5, 30-22, 30-17. Kelly Mulcahy led the Vikings with four kills in the match.

The Vikings lost to Northland Baptist by scores of 21-30, 30-17, 22-30, 30-20, 16-14. Mulcahy dominated this match with 24 kills. She also had eight service aces.

The Vikings are next in action at the UW-Oshkosh triangular today.

Klumpner gets consolation championship.

The Lawrence University women’s tennis team finished their season at the individual and doubles tournaments in Madison last weekend. Susan Klumpner, who won the consolation championship at number one singles, led the Vikings. She defeated Heather Kerswill of St. Norbert 10-7 for the title.

The Vikings had many other consolation runner-ups. Maggie Helms took consolation runner-up in number four singles after a loss to a player from Lake Forest by a score of 10-3 in the final.

Klumpner and Sarene Sahar, and Amy Gammon and Leila Sahar, both lost consolation championship doubles finals. Klumpner and Sahar lost 10-8 to a team from Monmouth, and Gammon and Sahar lost 10-2 to a team from Ripon.