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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

Shoutout to the athletic trainers

There are many different factors that contribute to a successful athletic team. The amount of work coaches and athletes put into their programs is obvious. However, one often overlooked, yet extremely essential part of the athletics at Lawrence is the athletic training department. The three athletic trainers at Lawrence, Ashley Rottier, Kelsey Sauer and Matt

Ultimate frisbee: Creating future leaders

The ultimate frisbee club, the LU Frisbee Association, requires its members to combine the skills of precision and athleticism in order to be successful. Every member of the team has joined for their own personal reasons. Junior team caption Hannah Goodrich said, “I started playing ultimate my sophomore year of high school, and I instantly

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,

Lawrence University Vikes for life

My fellow seniors and I are officially hanging up our jerseys for good and are packing up our belongings from our lockers for the last time. These actions fill us with a million mixed feelings. I’ve had so many people over the last couple of weeks approach me asking about my emotions regarding being done

Soccer starts their spring season

The Lawrence University women’s soccer team is wasting no time getting ready for their 2019 fall season. The team has started their spring season full of lifting, practices and will eventually play a friendly game at the end of the term.  As Coach Joe Sagar was hired in April of 2018, the team had little

Viking invitational resulted in multiple successes

This past weekend on May 4, the Viking’s track and field team hosted their only home invitational of the season, and they came to compete and get better in preparation for conference. Because this is the only home meet of the season, it also served as the team’s senior day. The team honored six seniors

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,