Author Archives: Tina Schrage

Fourth annual BLU Crew Awards

This past Friday, May 17, the Lawrence University athletes were honored once again at the fourth annual BLU Crew Awards. The event was hosted by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in the Warch Campus Center and was attended by athletes from several of the teams on campus. A night like this is rare for our

Track and field successes at the conference championships

This past weekend, the Lawrence University men’s and women’s track teams competed in the last meet of the regular season: the Midwest Conference Championship. This was a meet where the Vikings raced against all the teams in their conference with a chance to qualify for Nationals. The meet spanned over two days, Friday and Saturday,

Baseball finished season with a split against Ripon

This past weekend, Lawrence University’s baseball team competed in some grueling games against Beloit College and Ripon College as they wrapped up their season. The team spent both Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, traveling. On Friday, they lost their doubleheader conference match at Beloit, while on Saturday they split the doubleheader at Ripon,

Track and field show competitive edge in two meets

This past week, the Lawrence University track and field team participated in two separate meets: the St. Norbert Invitational in De Pere, Wisconsin on Thursday, Apr. 25, and the Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Michigan on Friday, Apr. 26. The St. Norbert Invitational was more focused on the throwing, sprinting and jumping athletes, while the distance

Softball in the heat of conference

Above: Senior Rachel Urich makes it look easy as she fields the last out of the inning.Below: Sophomore Ceara Larson works hard in dirt against Chicago, earning her second Midwest Conference Player of the Week honors.Photos by Caroline Garrow. This past week, Lawrence University’s softball team played two double headers at home: one against Ripon

Track and field successful at Pioneer Invitational

This past weekend, Lawrence University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams headed to Waukesha, Wisconsin, to partake in the Pioneer Invitational hosted by Carroll University. Going into this meet, the Vikings were focused on staying healthy, meaning no injuries or illnesses going into the weekend, and staying warm. The weather was nowhere near ideal

Outdoor track and field start their competitive season

This past weekend, the Lawrence University men and women’s track teams travelled to Beloit, Wis. to participate in the Wisconsin Private College Championships. This was the first meet of the Vikings’ outdoor season. “The goal going into the meet this weekend was to establish a baseline for the season,” stated Assistant Coach Lisha Zill. “Over

Tennis starts conference play with a split weekend

This past weekend, Lawrence University’s men’s tennis team had a set of home games against Monmouth College and Illinois College. The Vikings were able to shut out Monmouth in their matches 9-0, but had some difficulty when it came to Illinois College and fell 5-4. The games were initially set to be outdoors on Lawrence’s

LU tennis splits the weekend

This past weekend, Lawrence University’s men’s tennis team travelled to Green Bay, Wis. to compete against the University of Dubuque and the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. The weekend was split evenly between the two teams for the Vikings, as they played very well and tried their hardest to come out on top of their competitors.

A tough meet prepares the Vikings for Conference

This past weekend, Lawrence University’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field team competed in the Titan Challenge held at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. In a race with competitors from schools such as University of Wisconsin-Stout, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and many others, the Vikings were able to have some standout performances and