"To create a respectful and empowering team atmosphere where student athletes are inspired to better their fencing skills, strategies, and athletic mindset with the goal of creating team victories and a healthy, balanced lifestyle."
Fencing Team Mission Statement

 

Lawrence University is one of the smallest schools in the nation to sponsor intercollegiate fencing. Members of the Midwest Fencing Conference, the Vikings compete in tournaments across the region against some of the best fencers in the country. Lawrence has one national champion to its credit as Mike Gattnar won the NCAA title in epee in 1995. The Vikings also had a four-time NCAA Championships qualifier in Jeff Peyton, who went to the national meet from 1998 to 2001.

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The Week Ahead: January 23-29

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APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University men’s basketball team faces a difficult week with tough home and road games. Lawrence takes on No. 7 St. Norbert College in a home game on Wednesday, and the Vikings travel to Grinnell College for a stiff road test on Saturday. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (2-13, 0-10 MWC) Opponent: Lawrence vs. … Continue reading The Week Ahead: January 23-29

The Week Ahead: October 31-November 6

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 5:36pm
APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University volleyball team gears up for the Midwest Conference Tournament this week, and hockey looks to win the Battle of Highway 41 trophy in a busy week for the Vikings. HOCKEY (0-2-0, 0-0-0 NCHA) Opponent: Lawrence vs. Marian (0-2-0, 0-2-0 NCHA) When and Where: Friday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., Blue … Continue reading The Week Ahead: October 31-November 6

Hall chosen to lead Lawrence fencing program

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 6:06pm
APPLETON, Wis. — Michael Hall has been selected as the new full-time head coach of the Lawrence University fencing teams, Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray announced today. “During his interview, watching him interact with the student-athletes proved to be the most impressive,” Abaray said. “His ability to adapt his teaching and coaching style for multiple … Continue reading Hall chosen to lead Lawrence fencing program

Lawrence names Ayers as Athletic Performance Coach

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 9:37am
APPLETON, Wis. — Tyler Ayers has been named the Athletic Performance Coach at Lawrence University, Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray announced today. Ayers was hired after a national search to fill this position, which is new to the Department of Athletics. “We are excited to have Tyler join our LU family as our first full-time … Continue reading Lawrence names Ayers as Athletic Performance Coach

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