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102 Lakers earn academic awards

Grand Valley State University had 102 student-athletes from seven different sports named to the GLIAC 2014 Spring Sports All-Academic and Academic Excellence Teams.

All-Academic Team honors are given to student-athletes that meet criteria and hold a GPA between 3.00-3.49, while Academic Excellence Team awards are given to those with a GPA of 3.50-4.00.

Seven GVSU baseball players earned All-Academic awards while three more took home Academic Excellence awards. The softball team had seven award winners – four All-Academic and three Academic Excellence honorees.

The men’s track and field team chipped in with 33 award winners, while the women’s team had 32 overall. Also adding to GVSU’s total was the women’s lacrosse team (11), men’s tennis team (five) and women’s golf team (four).



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