The Week Ahead: January 16-22

APPLETON, Wis. — The Vikings will all be on the road this weekend as the teams get deep into the heart of the winter season. Lawrence University basketball hosts Lake Forest College on Wednesday, and the Vikings then travel to Beloit College on Saturday. Lawrence hockey travels north to St. Scholastica for a big Northern Collegiate Hockey Association series this weekend. The Lawrence swimmers get a preview of a Midwest Conference heavyweight when the Vikings travel to Lake Forest College on Saturday.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (2-11, 0-8 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest (3-10, 2-6 MWC)

When and Where: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 5:30 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

The Series: Lake Forest leads the series, which started in the 1975-76 season, 49-13. The Foresters have won 18 straight over the Vikings.

Opponent: Lawrence at Beloit (2-11, 0-8 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., Flood Arena, Beloit, Wis.

Webcast: Lawrence at Beloit

The Series: Beloit leads the series 36-28 and has won the last 16 meetings with Lawrence. Prior to the current streak by Beloit, the Vikings had won six straight and 16 of 18.

Fast Fact: Rookie Liesl Hostetter scored her first career point in the game against Illinois College.

MEN'S BASKETBALL (6-6, 6-2 MWC)

Opponent: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest (7-6, 5-3 MWC)

When and Where: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium.

Webcast: Lawrence vs. Lake Forest

The Series: Lawrence holds a 58-50 edge in a series that dates back to the 1915-16 season. The Vikings have a 9-7 advantage over Lake Forest during the tenure of head coach Joel DePagter.

Opponent: Lawrence at Beloit (4-9, 2-6 MWC)

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium

Webcast: Lawrence at Beloit

The Series: In a series that started during the winter of 1911-12, Beloit holds a 101-74 advantage. Lawrence has had the better of the rivalry over the past 15 years. Lawrence has won 23 of the last 27 and included in that record is a 16-game Vikings' win streak.

Fast Fact: Senior forward Pete Winslow might still be smoldering because he was on fire over the weekend. Winslow went 10-for-13 from 3-point range for a blistering 76.9 percent. Winslow went 5-for-6 on 3-pointers in the win over Cornell and was 5-for-7 in the victory over Illinois College.

HOCKEY (5-8-2, 4-4-2 NCHA)

Opponent: Lawrence at St. Scholastica (8-6-1, 6-3-1 NCHA)

When and Where: Friday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 21, 5 p.m., Mars Lakeview Arena, Duluth, Minn.

Webcast: Lawrence at St. Scholastica

The Series: St. Scholastica holds a 13-2-1 advantage in a series that started in the 2001-02 season. The Saints have won the last five meetings, and Lawrence's last victory was a 3-2 win in the 2013-14 campaign.

Fast Fact: Lawrence forward Nick Felan broke a four-game scoreless streak in a big way this past weekend at Aurora. Felan assisted on both goals in Friday's overtime tie and then scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in Lawrence's 5-3 victory on Saturday.

SWIMMING

Opponent: Lawrence at Lake Forest Triangular (Lake Forest, UW-Whitewater)

When and Where: Saturday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., Sports and Recreation Center, Lake Forest, Ill.

Webcast: None.

Fast Fact: The Vikings had their final home meet of the season this past Saturday and paid tribute to five seniors taking part in their final competition at Boldt Natatorium.