The Week Ahead: February 17-23

APPLETON, Wis. -- It's the final week of the season for the Lawrence University basketball teams as they end the campaign with a pair of games at Alexander Gymnasium. Lawrence hockey takes on rival St. Norbert College as the Vikings open the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs.

Lawrence basketball logo MEN'S BASKETBALL (10-13, 6-10 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. No. 23 St. Norbert

When and Where: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 5:30 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: Lawrence trails St. Norbert 64-46 in a series that started in 1918-19.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Illinois College

When and Where: Saturday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: Lawrence holds a 40-11 lead over Illinois College in a series that started in 1985-86. The Vikings have won 16 of the last 17 against Illinois College.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Illinois College

Fast Fact: Lawrence guard Brad Sendell is just 22 points away from reaching 1,000 in his first two seasons at Lawrence. Lawrence also bids farewell to seniors Quinn Fisher, Abhishek Venkatesh and Jason Dougherty before Saturday's game against Illinois College.

Lawrence basketball logo WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (5-18, 2-14 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert

When and Where: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: Lawrence trails St. Norbert 75-13 in a series that started in the 1975-76 season.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Illinois College

When and Where: Saturday, Feb. 22, 3 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Series Record: Lawrence trails Illinois College 24-21 in a series that started in the 1991-92 season. Lawrence has won three of the last five meetings against the Lady Blues.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Illinois College

Fast Fact: Junior forward Kenya Earl moved into second place on Lawrence's career scoring list and now has 1,248 for her career. Lawrence says goodbye to three seniors, Shonell Benjamin, Liesl Hostetter and Grace Minogue, before Saturday's game with Illinois College.

Lawrence hockey logo ICE HOCKEY (6-17-2)

Opponent: Lawrence at No. 14 St. Norbert (NCHA Harris Cup Quarterfinal Series)

When and Where: Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m., Cornerstone Community Center, De Pere, Wis.

Series Record: In a series that started in the 1986-87 season, St. Norbert owns a 52-5-1 lead over the Vikings.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. St. Norbert

Fast Fact: Lawrence faces St. Norbert in a two-game Northern Collegiate Hockey Association quarterfinal series (a mini-game would be played should the teams split the two games). The teams split two games just this past weekend as Lawrence beat the Green Knights 3-1 last Friday.

Lawrence tennis logo MEN'S TENNIS (2-1)

Opponent: Lawrence at Dubuque

When and Where: Saturday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m.

Series Record: The Vikings lead Dubuque 5-1 in a series that started in 2009.

Opponent: Lawrence vs. UW-La Crosse

When and Where: Saturday, Feb. 22, noon, Dubuque, Iowa

Series Record: Lawrence trails La Crosse 13-0 in a series that started in 1989.

Fast Fact: Senior Cade Francour is now in the top 10 in career victories with 40. He is tied for ninth and is just five wins from reaching the top five.

Lawrence track and field logo TRACK AND FIELD

Event: Titan Challenge

When and Where: Saturday, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m.

Fast Fact: Senior Joe Kortenhof owns the top times in the Midwest Conference in both the 3,000 and 5,000 meters.

Lawrence fencing logo FENCING

Event: Midwest Fencing Conference Championships

When and Where: Saturday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 23, Columbus, Ohio

Fast Fact: Lawrence posted a combined team finish of sixth at the 2019 championships.