The Week Ahead: April 1-7

APPLETON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University baseball team hopes to get its home opener in on Saturday when the Vikings host St. Norbert College at Whiting Field. The Lawrence track and field teams head outdoors as they open that portion of their schedule at the Wisconsin Private College Championships.

MEN'S TENNIS (6-7, 1-1 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Knox (1-10, 0-4)

When and Where: Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m., Merdian Tennis Courts, Galesburg, Ill.

Series Record: Lawrence holds a 20-5 advantage over Knox in a series that dates all the way back to 1928.

Opponent: Lawrence at Cornell (9-6, 1-1)

When and Where: Saturday, April 6, 3 p.m., Cornell Courts, Mount Vernon, Iowa

Series Record: Lawrence owns an 11-7 edge over Cornell in a series that started in 1961.

Opponent: Lawrence at Grinnell (15-4, 2-0)

When and Where: Sunday, April 7, 9 a.m., Grinnell Courts, Grinnell, Iowa

Series Record: In a series that started in 1961, Grinnell has a 29-13 edge over the Vikings.

Fast Fact: Lawrence junior Aidan Delgado is coming off a 4-0 weekend. Delgado lost just seven games total in sweeping a pair of matches against Monmouth and Illinois College at No. 2 singles. He teamed with Andrea Arivella for a pair of impressive wins over the Scots and Blueboys at No. 3 doubles.

Lawrence track and field logo TRACK AND FIELD

Event: Wisconsin Private College Championships

When and Where: Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m., Strong Stadium, Beloit, Wis.

Fast Fact: Lawrence opens its outdoor season with a trip to Strong Stadium in Beloit. The stadium had a long history of hosting the Beloit Relays before the track was removed quite some time ago. When the stadium was recently renovated, the track returned. Lawrence Hall of Fame Mark Frodesen set the school's long jump record at Strong Stadium way back in 1968.

BASEBALL (3-8, 0-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert (5-8, 0-0)

When and Where: Saturday, March 6, noon, Whiting Field; Sunday, March 7, Mel Nick Sports Complex, De Pere, Wis.

Series Record: In a series that started in 1958, St. Norbert holds a 139-46 edge over the Vikings. The Green Knights have won nine straight in the rivalry.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert (Saturday)

Fast Fact: Lawrence shortstop Nolan Spencer broke the career stolen base record while the Vikings were in Florida. Spencer, who went 10-for-10 on stolen bases in Lawrence's first 11 games, now has 69 career steals. That tops the old of record of 64, which was held by Davide Harris.

SOFTBALL (5-11, 2-0 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence at Cornell (9-7, 1-1 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, April 6, 1 p.m., Mount Vernon Softball Complex, Mount Vernon, Iowa

Series Record: Cornell has a 10-3 edge over the Vikings in a series that started in 2000. The teams split a doubleheader in 2018.

Webcast: Lawrence at Cornell

Opponent: Lawrence at Knox (5-13, 0-0)

When and Where: Sunday, April 7, 1 p.m., Knox Field, Galesburg, Ill.

Series Record: Lawrence holds a 16-4 edge over Knox in a series that started in 2001.

Webcast: Lawrence at Knox

Fast Fact: Lawrence swept the Midwest Conference weekly awards on Monday. Catcher Ceara Larson had a monster week to claim Player of the Week, and Emilia Jackson went 2-0 to pick up Pitcher of the Week. Larson smacked a grand slam to highlight Lawrence's 16-run third inning in a 21-3 rout of Beloit as part of a doubleheader sweep.