The Week Ahead: January 21-27

APPLETON, Wis. -- Lawrence University basketball hits the road this week for a pair of key Midwest Conference games. The Vikings travel to Cornell College on Friday and then head to Monmouth College on Saturday. The Lawrence men are currently tied for fourth place in the league.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (4-12, 1-9 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Cornell (5-9, 5-4)

When and Where: Friday, Jan. 25, 5:30 p.m., Small Multi-Sport Center, Mount Vernon, Iowa

Series Record: In a series that started in the 1988-89 season, Cornell has an 11-7 advantage over the Vikings.

Webcast: Lawrence at Cornell

Opponent: Lawrence Monmouth (13-4, 8-2)

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 26, 1 p.m., Glennie Gymnasium, Monmouth, Ill.

Series Record: In a series that started in the 1988-89 season, Monmouth has a 24-12 lead over the Vikings

Webcast: Lawrence at Monmouth

Fast Fact: Sophomore forward Kenya Earl is just 15 points away from passing Deb Jaryszak for 20th place on Lawrence's career scoring list. Earl has 709 points and Jaryszak, a Lawrence Hall of Famer, has 723.

MEN'S BASKETBALL (9-8, 6-4 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Cornell (3-13, 1-8)

When and Where: Friday, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m., Small Multi-Sport Center, Mount Vernon, Iowa

Series Record: In a series that dates back to 1924, Cornell has a 63-31 lead over the Vikings. The teams are 5-5 since Cornell rejoined the Midwest Conference.

Webcast/Live Stats: Lawrence at Cornell

Opponent: Lawrence at Monmouth (8-9, 6-4)

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 26, 3 p.m., Glennie Gymnasium, Monmouth, Ill.

Series Record: In a series that started in 1926, Monmouth has a 72-43 lead over the Vikings. Lawrence has a 26-11 advantage over Monmouth since the 1997-98 season.

Webcast: Lawrence at Monmouth

Fast Fact: Sophomore guard Brad Sendell scored a career-high 25 points in Lawrence's 67-48 victory vs. Beloit. Sendell hit 7-of-10 shots from the floor and went 10-for-11 from the foul line.

Lawrence hockey logo HOCKEY (4-14-1, 2-9-1 NCHA)

Opponent: Lawrence at St. Scholastica (9-9-1, 4-7-1)

When and Where: Friday, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m., Mars Lakeview Arena, Duluth, Minn.

Series Record: In a series that started in the 2001-02 season, St. Scholastica has a 16-3-1 edge over the Vikings. The teams split the two games a season ago.

Webcast: Lawrence at St. Scholastica

Opponent: Lawrence at Northland (7-10-2, 5-5-2)

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 26, 4 p.m., Bay Area Civic Center, Ashland, Wis.

Series Record: Lawrence holds a 61-16-4 lead over Northland in a series that started in 1997-98 season. Lawrence is 6-1-2 in the last nine meetings with the Lumberjacks.

Webcast: Lawrence at Northland

Fast Fact: Lawrence has outshot its opponents in two of the last four games, but lost both of those contests, at home vs. Finlandia and at Aurora.

Lawrence swimming logo SWIMMING AND DIVING

Event: Wisconsin Private College Championships

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 26, noon, Koenitzer Aquatic Center, Kenosha, Wis.

Webcast: https://www.carthage.edu/multimedia/webcast-1/

Fast Fact: The Lawrence women won four individual events and a relay in their double dual with UW-Whitewater and Lake Forest last Saturday. Emmi Zheng, Maddy Smith, Mizuki Ohama, Mae Grahs and the 200 medley relay team of Zheng, Ohama, Lizzy Garcia and Erin Lengel were all winners.

FENCING

Event: DeCicco Duals

When and Where: Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26-27, 8 a.m., Castellan Family Fencing Center, Notre Dame, Ind.

Webcast: None.

Fast Fact: Lawrence returns to action for the first time since competing in the Lawrence Open way back on Oct. 28.