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Athlete of the Week: Cyra Bammer (Volleyball)

Athlete of the Week: Cyra Bammer (Volleyball)

Photo by Emei Thompson Today I had the pleasure to talk with Cyra Bammer. Bammer was just named women’s volleyball defensive preform of the week. Bammer, a junior, posted a career-high 35 digs in the 3-0 win against Knox. The night before, she broke the 1,000-dig to help lead Lawrence to a 3-0 win over

Athlete of the Week: Tony Gattuso (Ultimate Frisbee)

Photo by Shane Farrell I had the privilege of sitting down with the one of the captains of the Ultimate Frisbee team, Tony Gattuso. The Ultimate team had its first tournament of the year, and is looking to build off last year’s strong third-place finish in the sectional tournament. Tony, a defense-oriented player, led the

Athlete of the Week: Arianna Neumeyer (Volleyball)

I sat down this week with my good friend, and teammate, Arianna Neumeyer. Arianna has been an outstanding presence on the women’s volleyball team since she stepped foot in the gym her freshman year. She continues to make great strides in her game and is looking forward to a great season with the Vikings as

Athlete of the Week: Cam Davies (Track)

Photo courtesy of Paul Wilke This week I sat down with senior Cam Davies of the Men’s Track and Field team. One of the team’s best runners and a favorite going into the Midwest Conference Championships this past weekend, Davies battled through a frustrating steeplechase race only to find he had been disqualified after finishing.

Athlete of the Week: Hayley Cardinal (Track)

Photo by Emei Thompson This week I sat down with senior Hayley Cardinal of the Women’s Track and Field team. Cardinal recently came in first in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:07.11 at the Viking Invitational on Saturday. She is also one Lawrence’s best swimmers, previously having won the Lawrentian’s Female Athlete of the Winter

Athlete of the Week: Adam Busch (Tennis)

Photo by Emei Thompson This week I sat down with senior Adam Busch of the Men’s Tennis team. Busch played a critical role in helping the Vikings clinch their first trip to the Midwest Conference Championships as a team since 2012. Busch came from behind to win his match and grab the decisive fifth win

Athlete of the Week: Meg Krautsch (Softball)

Photo by Emei Thompson This week I caught up with sophomore Meg Krautsch, shortstop on the Lawrence Softball team. Krautsch has been swinging a hot bat for the team this season, posting a .625 average for the week of April 4-10, as well as being recently being named the Midwest Conference Player of the Week.