Author Archives: Kelli Quick

Kortenhof dominant at MCCs

Track star and senior Joe Kortenhof took first place in two events at the Midwest Conference Championship this past weekend. We sat down with Kortenhof to discuss how he achieved such a success, as well as with Head Coach Jason Fast to get his perspective on how Kortenhof came to be victorious. Kelli Quick: Not

Sendell spurs senior night success

This past weekend, the women’s and men’s basketball teams both had their senior nights, where they faced off against their conference rivals, Illinois College. The women unfortunately lost 61-40, but the men’s game was a nailbiter and our Vikes took the win with less than a minute left in the game, winning 79 to 76. 

Athlete Week: Kenya Earl

On Feb. 12, junior Kenya Earl yet again broke her record in points scored in a single game in a conference matchup with rivals Lake Forest. Not only did she score 32 points on 4-for-4 shooting beyond the arc, but recorded seven rebounds, two assists, and two steals as well. She is now second in

Men’s tennis starts season swinging

Although the men’s tennis team has a long road ahead, they started off 2020 fairly well with a 6-3 win against St. Mary’s last weekend.  This season, they have brought in two new freshmen, but the majority of the team consists of upperclassman: seven out of the 10 total. The team’s veteran expertise provides them

Basketball splits with Monmouth

Photos by Sebastian Evans. Both the women’s and men’s basketball teams had evenly matched opponents with Monmouth on Feb. 1, true nail-biters until the very end. Ultimately, the men’s team won by just five points, while the women’s team lost by just 10 points.  I sat down with junior guard Brad Sendell and junior forward

Swimmers split with St. Norbert

This past weekend, the Vikings’ swim team faced off against St.Norbert’s. It was evenly matched, with the men’s team falling 148-51 but the women managing to take down the Green Knights 117-108.  The Lawrentian interviewed senior Natasha Statz who competed in the women’s 200-yard medley relay as well as the women’s 100-yard breaststroke and women’s

Senior soccer success stories

Last weekend, the men’s and women’s soccer teams had their annual senior night, a game and day devoted to honoring the seniors and all that they have done through their athletic career for their programs. This article features five seniors who were asked a variety of questions ranging from simple ones, like how many years

Coach’s Corner: Jocelyn Kleiber

Kelli Quick: Why are you interested in being the women’s hockey head coach? Where and how did your interest for hockey start? Did you used to play yourself?  Coach Kleiber: Becoming the women’s hockey coach here at Lawrence was a very intriguing position to me because of the professional goals I have for myself. I