Author Archives: Clare Bruning

Hockey secures trip to playoffs with win against Lake Forest

The Lawrence University Men’s Hockey team (Vikings) (9-13-3, 8-9-3 NCHA) delivered a show-stopping performance last weekend in the final matchup of the regular season, splitting the series with Lake Forest College, (Foresters) (10-15, 8-12 NCHA) but clinching a playoff berth right in the nick of time. This series was crucial for both teams, as both

Hockey looks to clinch playoff berth

The Lawrence University Men’s Hockey team (Vikings) (8-12-3, 7-8-3 NCHA) collected three more points toward their playoff run last weekend in a road series against Northland College (Lumberjacks) (7-14-2, 8-11-1 NCHA). On Friday, Feb. 12, the Vikings took to the ice at the Bay Area Civic Center in Ashland, Wis., for the series opener. The

Hockey picks up two big wins against MSOE

Last weekend was a big one in the National College Hockey Association (NCHA), and for Lawrence University Men’s Hockey team (Vikings) (7-12-2, 6-8-2 NCHA) as well. Fighting for a playoff spot, the Vikings clashed with Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) (Raiders) (12-8-1, 7-8-1 NCHA) in a tight home-and-home series and came out on top. On

Hockey remains optimistic despite losses to Adrian

Lawrence University (Vikings) Men’s Hockey team (6-12-1, 5-8-1 NCHA) spent last weekend battling the nationally-ranked Adrian College Bulldogs (17-2-1, 13-2-1 NCHA) in Adrian, Mich. Although the Vikings skated with confidence and heart, the No. 1 Bulldogs, who have averaged over 5.5 goals a game this season, dominated the score sheet and swept the series soundly.

Lawrence hockey drops two against St. Scholastica

After a solid 7-0 and 6-4 sweep of Aurora University (1-15-1, 1-10-1 NCHA South Division), the injury-plagued Lawrence University Men’s Hockey Team (6-10-1, 5-6-1 NCHA North Division) struggled to gain enough momentum to defeat the 15th ranked College of St. Scholastica (11-4-2, 9-3-0 NCHA North Division) in another home series. On Friday, Jan. 22, the

Hockey gains two big results

Lawrence University’s hockey team bounced back from a difficult year-end series against St. Norbert College (11-1-1, 7-1-0 NCHA North Division) last month with a promising performance against Concordia University Wisconsin (8-4-2, 5-3-2 NCHA South Division) last weekend. Although the Falcons are in a different National College Hockey Association division than the Vikings, the 3-point weekend

LU Volleyball struggles with early-season injuries

The Lawrence University volleyball team, plagued by injuries and nonstop grueling competition, aims to get off a nine-game losing streak as conference play begins this week. A series of high-caliber tournaments kept the Lady Vikes on their toes for the entire month of Sept., but it is time to begin the regular season with steady