The Week Ahead: Sept. 11-17

APPLETON, Wis. -- It's a busy week for the Lawrence University volleyball team as the Vikings play six matches a stretch of four days.

Lawrence heads back to UW-Oshkosh on Wednesday for a pair of matches against foes from the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference before playing four matches at the Ripon Invitational.


Opponent: Lawrence vs. UW-Stevens Point (3-2-0)

When and Where: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 4:30 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Series Record: Lawrence holds an 11-7-1 advantage in a series that goes back to 1983. The teams have split the last two games in the rivalry.

Live Video: Lawrence vs. UW-Stevens Point

Fast Fact: The Vikings picked up their first win of the season last week with a victory over Lakeland. Rookie goalkeeper Katlyn Seiffert earned her first career shutout in the 1-0 win over the Muskies.

MEN'S SOCCER (1-3-0)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Edgewood College (3-1-0)

When and Where: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.

Series Record: Edgewood holds a 12-5-1 edge in a series that started in 1991. Lawrence is 1-0-1 in the last two meetings, and that includes a 6-0 win at Edgewood in head coach Will Greer's debut in 2016.

Live Video: Lawrence vs. Edgewood

Opponent: Lawrence at UW-Platteville (3-1-0)

When and Where: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m., Pioneer Stadium, Platteville,Wis.

Series Record: UW-Platteville leads 9-3-0 in a series that goes back to 1986. The Pioneers defeated Lawrence 2-1 last season in Appleton. 

Live Stats: Lawrence at UW-Platteville

Fast Fact: Sophomore Joey Zimmer, playing his first season at Lawrence, picked up his first career goal and assist in a tough 3-2 loss to Albion on Sunday. Zimmer scored in the 40th minute to cut Albion's lead to 2-1 and then picked up an assist on Lewis Berger's goal in the 53rd minute that tied the match at 2-2.


Event: Lawrence at UW-Oshkosh Quad

Opponents: Lawrence vs. UW-Stevens Point (6 p.m.), Lawrence at UW-Oshkosh (8 p.m.)

When and Where: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m., Kolf Sports Center, Oshkosh, Wis.

Series Record: UW-Stevens Point holds a 13-3 lead in the series with Lawrence, with the Vikings picking up their last win in 2009. UW-Oshkosh holds a 24-0 lead in the series with Lawrence.

Live Video: None.

Event: Ripon Red Hawks Invitational

Opponents: Lawrence vs. MSOE, Friday, 3 p.m.; Lawrence vs. Carroll, Friday, 5 p.m.; Lawrence vs. Marian, Saturday, 10 a.m.; Lawrence vs. Saint Mary's, Saturday, noon.

Series Record: The Vikings lead in two of the series with this weekend's opponents. Lawrence has a 13-3 edge against MSOE, and Lawrence increased its series lead over Marian to 26-17 with a win over the Sabres last week. Carroll holds a 13-10 advantage, and Saint Mary's won the teams' only meeting in 2016.

Live Video: Lawrence vs. Carroll, Saint Mary's

Fast Fact: Junior outside hitter Arianna Neumeyer was named to the all-tournament team at the UW-Oshkosh Pizza Hut Classic last weekend. Neumeyer adveraged 2.47 kills and 2.95 digs per set in Lawrence's five matches last week.


Opponent: Lawrence at Lake Forest College (6-1, 2-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m., Lake Forest Courts, Lake Forest, Ill.

Opponent: Lawrence at Beloit College (0-8, 0-3 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Sept. 16, 4 p.m., Strong Stadium Complex, Beloit, Wis.

Opponent: Lawrence at Lakeland University (2-3)

When and Where: Sunday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m., Sports Core, Kohler, Wis.

Fast Fact: Lawrence had two players go unbeaten last week. No. 1 singles and doubles player Lindsay Holsen and No. 6 singles player Tillie Teske both went 4-0 on the week. Holsen teamed with Katie Nottberg for the unbeaten mark at No. 1 doubles. Lawrence defeated Ripon College 8-1 last week to run the Vikings' win streak against the Red Hawks to 14 matches. The Vikings' streak of success against rival Ripon dates to 2004.