The Week Ahead: November 11-17

APPLETON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University basketball teams tip off their seasons on Saturday when the Vikings host a pair of nonconference opponents at Alexander Gymnasium. The Lawrence women take on Carroll University while the men face Finlandia University.

Lawrence hockey logo ICE HOCKEY

Opponent: Lawrence at Aurora

When and Where: Friday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m., Fox Valley Ice Arena, Geneva, Ill.

Series Record: Lawrence is 5-2-1 against Aurora in a series that started in the 2015-16 season.

Webcast/Live Stats: Lawrence at Aurora

Fast Fact: Sophomore goaltender Alex Mosquera made his collegiate debut in the series finale against Trine this past Saturday. He was a bright spot in the loss as he played the final two periods and stopped all 26 shots he faced.

Lawrence swimming logo SWIMMING AND DIVING

Event: Gene Davis Invitational

When and Where: Saturday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m., Boldt Natatorium

Webcast: Gene Davis Invitational

Fast Fact: The Lawrence women posted another victory last week when the Vikings edged St. Norbert in a dual meet. Swimmers Elise Riggle and Erin Lengel and diver Maddy Smith were all multiple event winners against the Green Knights.

Lawrence cross country logo CROSS COUNTRY

Event: NCAA Division III Midwest Regional

When and Where: Saturday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m., Lake Breeze Golf Course, Winneconne, Wis.


Fast Fact: Senior standout Joe Kortenhof is coming off winning the title at the Midwest Conference Championships and has his sights set on winning a berth in the NCAA Division III Championships. Kortenhof will be a contender for one of the individual qualifying spots.

Lawrence basketball logo WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Carroll

When and Where: Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: In a series that started in the 1990-91 season, Carroll holds a 29-20 advantage over Lawrence. This will be the first meeting between the teams since Carroll left the Midwest Conference after the 2015-16 season.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Carroll

Fast Fact: Lawrence opens the season at home with four of its starters back from a season ago, and that group is led by two-time All-Midwest Conference forward Kenya Earl.

Lawrence basketball logo MEN'S BASKETBALL

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Finlandia

When and Where: Saturday, Nov. 16, 3 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: This is the first meeting between the teams.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Finlandia

Fast Fact: Lawrence returns all five starters from a season ago with All-Midwest Conference guard Brad Sendell back for his second season at Lawrence. Lawrence also welcomes six newcomers to the mix, including transfers Brandon Danowski and Sawyer Schlindwein and Lawrence soccer standout Zach Currie.