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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.