The Week Ahead: October 22-28

APPLETON, Wis. -- Lawrence cross country competes in the Midwest Conference Championships on Saturday with Vikings standout Josh Janusiak looking to make some history at the event. Lawrence also hosts a pair of fencing events this weekend with the Lawrence Duals on Saturday and the Lawrence Open on Sunday.

Lawrence soccer logo MEN'S SOCCER (3-13-0, 1-7-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Maranatha Baptist (4-11-0)

When and Where: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl

Series Record: In a series that started in 1995, Lawrence has a 2-1-1 edge over Maranatha.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Maranatha Baptist

Opponent: Lawrence at Lake Forest (8-6-1, 4-3-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m., Farwell Field, Lake Forest, Ill.

Series Record: In a series that goes back to 1975, Lake Forest holds a 34-13-4 lead over Lawrence.

Webcast: Lawrence at Lake Forest

Fast Fact: Lawrence's Brendan Vellenga is first in the Midwest Conference with 10 assists, and Will Nichols ranks fourth with nine goals.

CROSS COUNTRY

Event: Midwest Conference Championships

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m., Foss Park Golf Course, North Chicago, Ill.

Fast Fact: Lawrence's Josh Janusiak is going for his third consecutive individual conference title. Janusiak is attempting to become just the sixth men's runner to win three consecutive titles, and the first Lawrence runner to accomplish the feat. The last league runner to take three titles in a row was Grinnell's Adam Booth from 2001 through 2003.

FENCING

Event: Lawrence Duals

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, noon, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center

Event: Lawrence Open

When and Where: Sunday, Oct. 28, noon, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center

Fast Fact: Lawrence's Nathan Schlesinger led the Vikings at the Remenyik Open last weekend by taking third place in foil.

Lawrence soccer logo SWIMMING AND DIVING

Event: Lawrence vs. Ripon

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m., Boldt Natatorium

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Ripon

Fast Fact: Lawrence rookie Caitlyn Lansing had the best individual finish for the Vikings at the All-Wisconsin Showcase as she took 10th in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:38.00. She also finished 15th in the 100 breaststroke in 1:12.50.

FOOTBALL (1-6, 0-3 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Beloit (1-6, 0-3 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 p.m., Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl

Series Record: In a series that stretches all the way back to 1899, Lawrence holds a 60-37-5 edge over the Bucs. The Vikings are on a two-game win streak in the series.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Beloit

Fast Fact: Lawrence linebacker Wyatt Lee collected a career-high 23 tackles against St. Norbert last Saturday. Lee now has 120 stops on the season, and that is the highest total by a Lawrence player since Jacques Hacquebord recorded 112 back in 2003.

Lawrence soccer logo WOMEN'S SOCCER (0-17-0, 0-8-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Lake Forest (7-9-0, 3-4-0 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:30 p.m., Farwell Field, Lake Forest, Ill.

Series Record: Lawrence has a 20-3-0 record against Knox in a series that started in 1987.

Webcast: Lawrence at Lake Forest

Fast Fact: Sophomore Kelli Quick scored her first career goal in Lawrence's 2-1 loss at Rockford this past Sunday.

VOLLEYBALL (3-23)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lakeland (19-9) at Edgewood Triangular

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m., Todd Wehr Edgedome, Madison, Wis.

Series Record: In a series that goes back to 1980, Lakeland has a 28-9 lead over Lawrence.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lakeland

Opponent: Lawrence at Edgewood (10-17)

When and Where: Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m., Todd Wehr Edgedome, Madison, Wis.

Series Record: In matches since 2000, Edgewood has a 9-8 edge over Lawrence.

Webcast: Lawrence at Edgewood

Fast Fact: Lawrence's Arianna Neumeyer just moved into fifth place on the career kills list with 1,068. She also is in fifth place on the career digs list with 1,345.