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Tennis Update

Lawrence University’s Lady Vikings have been fighting hard on the tennis courts this season, with an overall score of 6-9 and many strong comebacks after droughts of losses. They are wrapping up the season with two more conference games this upcoming Sunday. Last Wednesday, they went against UW-Oshkosh in a nonconference match which left Lawrence

The women’s tennis team fall to Marian University

Seniors Lindsay Holsen and Alexis Hottberg playing doubles. Photo by Victor Nguyen. The Vikings tennis team has had a busy week, taking to the courts three times in four days. While the Vikings did not face any conference opponents, the matches still help set the tone for the Viking’s season moving forwards. On Thursday, September

Tennis gets better by the day

Senior David Jumes warms up against St. Norbert’s College. Photo by Sarah Grubbe. The men’s tennis team has been building momentum and growing stronger and stronger as their season progresses. Two weeks ago, the Vikings (10-8, 4-2 MWC) beat Knox College (1-13, 1-4 MWC), Monmouth College (6-10, 3-2 MWC) and Illinois College (2-8, 1-3 MWC),

Tennis slams to third in conference

Junior Bill Shuman-Kline warms up Illinois. Photo by Victor Nguyen. After a rough weekend of conference matchups in which the Vikings lost to both Grinnell College and Cornell University, the Lawrence University men’s tennis team looked to bounce back in their three matches this past weekend. They played host to Knox College on Saturday, April

Lawrence Men’s Tennis season begins

Despite there still being snow on the ground, the Lawrence University Men’s tennis team’s season is already underway. They kicked off competition season against Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) on February 5th and they were back in action this past Friday, February 10th against the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The team started out strong with

Women’s tennis misses conference tournament

Lawrence finished their season in fifth, one place shy of the conference tournament. Photo provided by Paul Wilke The Lawrence University Women’s Tennis team closed out their home schedule this past Saturday with a doubleheader. Heading into the day, the team was sitting fourth in the conference, right at their season goal. However, they were

Athlete of the Week: Katie Frankel (Tennis)

Photo courtesy of Katie Frankel This week I had the privilege to sit down with Katie Frankel. Frankel, a senior, was named as the Midwest Conference Women’s Tennis player of the week. The Women’s Tennis team swept three road matches at Knox College, Monmouth College and Illinois College. Frankel was a perfect 6-0 playing at

Tennis rebounds from defeat

Lawrence’s Women’s Tennis Team has started off the season with a strong record of 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the Midwest Conference. The season started out a little bumpy with losses against St. Norbert College and UW-La Crosse, but the team rebounded this previous weekend elegantly by defeating Knox College 5-4, sweeping Monmouth College 9-0

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