The Week Ahead: March 5-11

APPLETON, Wis. -- Lawrence University fencing heads off to the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships this weekend at Cleveland State looking for berths in the national tournament. Lawrence junior Nathan Schlesinger is shooting for his second trip to the NCAA Championships as he made the field as a rookie back in 2016.


Opponent: Lawrence at Carroll (3-2)

When and Where: Friday, March 9, 7 p.m., Moorland Tennis Center, New Berlin, Wis.

Series Record: In a series that stretches all the way back to 1925, Lawrence holds a 31-8-1 advantage over Carroll. The teams have split the last four meetings.

Fast Fact: Lawrence sophomore Connor Maloney was unbeatable in the Vikings' match with Wisconsin Lutheran last Saturday. Maloney posted a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles and teamed with Cade Francour for an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles. Maloney was playing up a spot in the singles lineup due to the absence of top player Bill Schuman-Kline.


Event: NCAA Midwest Regional Championships

When and Where: Saturday, March 10, Woodling Gymnasium, Cleveland, Ohio

Live Stats: NCAA Midwest Regional Championships

Fast Fact: Lawrence is shooting for a qualifier for the NCAA Championships for the second time in three years as it heads to Cleveland State for the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships. Junior Nathan Schlesinger is looking for a return to the NCAA Championships in foil after he qualified as a freshman in 2016. Schlesinger is coming off a second-place finish at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships. Schlesinger won five matches before falling to Ohio State's Stas Sudilovsky 15-7 in the title match.