The Week Ahead: January 13-19

APPLETON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University basketball teams finally return to the friendly confines of Alexander Gymnasium this week. Neither Lawrence team has played a home game since Dec. 12, but the Vikings get a pair of home contests this week as they face Lake Forest College and Grinnell College.

Lawrence basketball logo MEN'S BASKETBALL (7-6, 3-3 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

When and Where: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 5:30 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: Lawrence holds a 58-56 edge over Lake Forest in a series that started way back in 1915.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Grinnell

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 18, 1 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: In a series that started in 1940, Grinnell has a 58-51 lead over the Vikings. Lawrence is 19-21 in games vs. Grinnell's "system."

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Grinnell

Fast Fact: Lawrence has three players, Brad Sendell, Bryce Denham and Brandon Danowski, who have scored at least 30 points in a game this season.

Lawrence basketball logo WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (4-9, 1-5 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

When and Where: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: In a series that started in the 1975-76 season, Lake Forest holds a 55-13 advantage over Lawrence.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Grinnell

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 18, 3 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: In a series that started in the 1989-90 season, Grinnell leads the Vikings 24-18.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Grinnell

Fast Fact: Lawrence standout Kenya Earl passed 1,000 points earlier this month and continues her march up the school's career scoring list. Earl now has 1,070 points and is just 36 points away from passing Lawrence Hall of Famer Jackie Huss (1,105) for fourth place on the career scoring list.

Lawrence hockey logo ICE HOCKEY (5-9-1, 4-5-1 NCHA)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Concordia

When and Where: Friday, Jan. 17, 7 p.m., Appleton Ice Center and Saturday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Ozaukee Ice Center, Mequon, Wis.

Series Record: Lawrence owns a 14-8-2 advantage over Concordia in a series that started in the 2007-08 season.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Concordia

Fast Fact: Rookie goaltender Brian Tallieu was named the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week following Lawrence's sweep at St. Scholastica on Jan. 3-4.

Lawrence swimming logo SWIMMING AND DIVING

Event: Lawrence at Lake Forest

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 18, 1 p.m., Lake Forest Sports and Recreation Center

Webcast: None

Fast Fact: Lawrence diver Maddy Smith broke both of her own school records for six dives in the Jan. 4 meet with UW-Oshkosh.

Lawrence track and field logo TRACK AND FIELD

Event: UW-Oshkosh Triangular

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m., Kolf Sports Center, Oshkosh, Wis.

Webcast: None

Fast Fact: This is the season opener for the Vikings.