Tag Archives: Baseball

Baseball, softball conference honors

Last Thursday, the Midwest Conference announced the 2016 All-Midwest Conference Baseball Team. The All-Midwest Conference Softball Team was announced the following Saturday. For the baseball team, Lawrence University’s own sophomore Matt Holliday and freshman Nolan Spencer were given spots in the All-North Division. Holliday was recognized for the first base and pitcher positions. Spencer was

Baseball, softball final games

The Lawrence Softball team ended their season on May 1 after playing a doubleheader against Illinois College and played their final home games in a doubleheader against Lake Forest the day before. The Vikings went into the weekend in a tight race for the final spot in the Midwest Conference tournament with Cornell College and

Freshman Sportlight: Josh Koepplinger (Baseball)

Photo by Emei Thompson This week I sat down with freshman athletic standout Josh Koepplinger. At the start of the school year, Josh came to Lawrence with the intent of playing hockey for the Vikings. This spring, Josh decided to take on a new role and join the baseball team. After his freshman athletic seasons,

Blast from the Past: “Re-Play: Lawrence Baseball”

This article, published sixty years ago, recounts the birth of one of Lawrence’s teams. It is strange to think that teams that seem so permanent today were at one point no more than an idea under debate. What team might be added next to Lawrence’s roster? Published 4/20/1956 Author: Richard Bjornson Ripon’s announcement this spring

LU Baseball disappoints in first conference play

The Lawrence University baseball team competed this Saturday in a double-header against the Beloit Buccaneers at Beloit’s Strong Stadium. In this first weekend of Conference play, the Vikings lost both games by scores of 5-0 and 4-3, respectively. Another double-header was scheduled for Sunday; however these games have been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 8. After

Inside the Locker Room: Vikings’ Baseball

With their season wrapped up, the LU baseball team got to reflecting on what a wonderful few months they just spent together. Senior Davide Harris stated, “My favorite part about being on the baseball team this year was definitely the success we had in Florida over spring break. Winning ball games, nice weather, and good