Lawrence University fields 22 intercollegiate athletic teams in the Midwest Conference and Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. About 25 percent of all Lawrence students participate in varsity athletics.

The Highlights

Kellett rejoins Lawrence men’s basketball staff

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:01pm
APPLETON, Wis. — Chris Kellett has returned to the Lawrence University men’s basketball coaching staff, head coach Joel DePagter announced. Kellett, who coached with the Vikings for three seasons from 2010-13, comes back to Lawrence as an assistant coach after a successful stint coaching prep basketball. “This summer was a stressful time for my wife … Continue reading Kellett rejoins Lawrence men’s basketball staff

Cunningham joins Lawrence football coaching staff

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 2:12pm
APPLETON, Wis. — Chris Cunningham has joined the Lawrence University football coaching staff, Vikings head coach Rob McCarthy announced today. Cunningham will coach the defensive line, McCarthy said. “I’m extremely excited about the opportunity to help bring the Lawrence football program back to dominance,” Cunningham said. “We have tremendous support from our administration with the … Continue reading Cunningham joins Lawrence football coaching staff

Lawrence basketball earns NABC academic honors again

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 2:58pm
APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University men’s basketball team has again been honored with the Team Academic Excellence Award by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, and four Vikings were named to the Honors Court. This marks the second consecutive year Lawrence has picked up the team award and had four student-athletes on the Honors … Continue reading Lawrence basketball earns NABC academic honors again

Lawrence tennis teams honored by ITA for academic achievement

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 2:51pm
APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University women’s and men’s tennis teams and 15 student-athletes have been honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Vikings earned the ITA All-Academic Team award after the women posted a 3.64 cumulative grade point average and the men had a 3.49 GPA. A team needed a GPA of at least … Continue reading Lawrence tennis teams honored by ITA for academic achievement

Kaeding steps down as fencing coach; Amich to return as head coach

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 1:29pm
APPLETON, Wis. — Alex Kaeding has resigned as the fencing coach at Lawrence University, Director of Athletics Mike Szkodzinski announced today. Kaeding, who took over as head coach in July 2014, stepped away from Lawrence’s program to concentrate on his work career. Former head coach Steve Amich will return to the top coaching position, Szkodzinski … Continue reading Kaeding steps down as fencing coach; Amich to return as head coach

Six newcomers to join Lawrence volleyball squad

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:49am
APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University volleyball team will add six new faces when it takes to the court this fall, Vikings coach Matt Schoultz announced today. Bryttany Dove of Altoona, Iowa, Katie Kumbalek of Houston, Texas, Arianna Neumeyer of Manitowoc, Wis., Claire Vinopal of Park Ridge, Ill., and Nicole Witmer of Plainfield, Ill., are … Continue reading Six newcomers to join Lawrence volleyball squad

Gordon named to All-America team for second straight year

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:51pm
APPLETON, Wis. — Lawrence University baseball star Jake Gordon has been named to the Jewish Sports Review All-America team for the second consecutive year. Gordon (Winnetka, Ill./North Shore Country Day), a senior center fielder, was a first-team selection for the second straight time. Gordon was the only player from a Wisconsin school named to the … Continue reading Gordon named to All-America team for second straight year

Six to be inducted into Lawrence Hall of Fame

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:13am
A championship-winning coach and five former student-athletes will be inducted into the Lawrence University Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 16. Long-time swimming and diving coach Kurt Kirner will be enshrined with two-sport star Shannon Arendt LaRoux, runners Courtney Miller Cameron and Shelley Ebert Navis, basketball star Felice Porrata and baseball star Steve Blomberg. … Continue reading Six to be inducted into Lawrence Hall of Fame

Boone named defensive coordinator for Lawrence football squad

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:29am
APPLETON, Wis. — Yon Boone has been named the defensive coordinator for the Lawrence University football team, head coach Rob McCarthy announced. “Coach Boone brings a great deal of passion and energy to the football program,” McCarthy said. “His experience makes him an asset in so many ways both on and off the field. He … Continue reading Boone named defensive coordinator for Lawrence football squad

More than 150 Lawrence student-athletes named to Academic All-MWC team

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:34am
APPLETON, Wis. — More than 150 Lawrence University student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-Midwest Conference team. Lawrence had 153 student-athletes meet the minimum grade point average of 3.33 during the 2014-15 academic year. The top team for the Vikings was women’s indoor track, which had 17 student-athletes honored. Other top performing teams were … Continue reading More than 150 Lawrence student-athletes named to Academic All-MWC team

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Lawrence University fields 22 intercollegiate athletic teams in the Midwest Conference and Northern Collegiate Hockey Association. About 25 percent of all Lawrence students participate in varsity athletics.

Calendar

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

  1. 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    at Coe
    Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  2. 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    Marian
    Location: The Banta Bowl
  3. 5:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    at MSOE (MSOE Double Dual)
    Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
  4. 7:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    vs. Wisconsin Lutheran (MSOE Double Dual)
    Location: Milwaukee, Wis.

Friday, September 4th, 2015

  1. 1:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    UW-La Crosse
    Location: Lawrence Courts
  2. 3:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    at Elmhurst (Elmhurst Tournament)
    Location: Elmhurst, Ill.
  3. 4:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    Benedictine (Ill.)
    Location: The Banta Bowl

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