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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

Freshman Sportlight: Nathan Schlesinger (Fencing)

Nathan Schlesinger, foil wielder for the Lawrence University (Vikings) Fencing team, is finishing his first season with the team. Most recently, Schlesinger combined forces with fellow freshman Ben Carlick and compiled two wins en route to topping Northwestern for the third place finish in the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships. His performance helped the Vikings finish

Male Athlete of the Winter: Jamie Nikitas (Basketball)

This week, I sat down with senior and guard Jamie Nikitas of the Lawrence University Men’s Basketball team to discuss his record-breaking Lawrence career. Nikitas finished his final season by being named to the All-Midwest Conference first team, after finishing second in the league and ninth in all of NCAA Division III in scoring at