Vikings of the Week
Vikings of the Week are chosen throughout the school year by Lawrence University Director of Athletic Media Relations Joe Vanden Acker. The honor is given to a student-athlete for his or her outstanding play, contributions to the team, significant achievements, record-setting performance, etc. On occasion, the honor is given to an entire team.
Week of January 9-15, 2017
Pete Winslow, Men's Basketball
Pete Winslow shot a blistering 76.9 percent from 3-point range to lead Lawrence to a pair of Midwest Conference victories. The senior from Evanston, Ill., went 10-for-13 from beyond the arc, hitting a career-high five 3-pointers in both games, as Lawrence defeated Cornell and Illinois College. In a 60-56 win over Cornell, Winslow went 5-for-6 on 3-pointers and finished 7-for-10 overall on his way to 19 points. In a 63-54 win over Illinois College, Winslow was 5-for-7 on 3-pointers and 6-for-10 overall as he scored 17 points. For the week, he averaged 18 points and five rebounds and was named the Midwest Conference Player of the Week.
Emmi Zheng, Women's Swimming
Emmi Zheng won a pair of events to lead Lawrence in a tight loss to Illinois Tech. Zheng, a sophomore from St. Louis Park, Minn., grabbed first in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:11.41 and teamed with Danielle Millin, Paige Witter and Eryn Blagg to win the 400 medley relay in 4:13.40. Zheng also swam to fourth in the 200 individual medley in 2:23.70.