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

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

Winter, women’s swim team honored for academic excellence

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:55pm
APPLETON, Wis. — Lawrence University star Taylor Winter and the women’s team were both honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for academic excellence. Winter (Bayside, Wis./Nicolet) received honorable mention on the Scholar All-America team, and the Lawrence women’s squad was chosen as a CSCAA Scholar All-America team. Winter, a senior who earned … Continue reading Winter, women’s swim team honored for academic excellence

Speckman named Lawrence football offensive coordinator

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:58am
APPLETON, Wis. — Acclaimed coach Mark Speckman has joined the Lawrence University football staff and will serve as offensive coordinator, Vikings head coach Rob McCarthy announced. Speckman joins the staff at Lawrence after serving for the last two seasons as the running backs and tight ends coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football … Continue reading Speckman named Lawrence football offensive coordinator

Renovated Banta Bowl field to honor Lawrence legend Ron Roberts

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 1:29pm
APPLETON, Wis. — The field of the renovated Banta Bowl will honor legendary Lawrence University football coach Ron Roberts, university officials announced. Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl is the new name of the facility where Lawrence’s iconic coach prowled the sidelines for 20 seasons. The naming of the field was done at the request … Continue reading Renovated Banta Bowl field to honor Lawrence legend Ron Roberts

Student-athletes receive awards at Honors Celebration

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 1:01pm
APPLETON, Wis. — More than a dozen Lawrence University student-athletes recently received awards at the 2015 Honors Celebration. The awards and winners are as follows. The Ruth Bateman Award is given for excellence in scholarship, athletic ability and leadership by a female athlete. Senior swimmer Taylor Winter (Bayside, Wis./Nicolet) won the award for a second … Continue reading Student-athletes receive awards at Honors Celebration

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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. 3:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    at UW-Stevens Point
    Location: Stevens Point, Wis.
  2. 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    at Coe
    Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  3. 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    Marian
    Location: The Banta Bowl
  4. 5:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    at MSOE (MSOE Double Dual)
    Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
  5. 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.

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