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GVSU Football during the game against Northern on Saturday October 28, 2017.

Reflection: GVSU football falls short despite strong season

With frigid air blowing through the quaint, little college town known as Allendale, a wealth of Grand Valley State seniors gathered with what was left of the student section following a 45-7 trouncing of the Tiffin University Dragons on Saturday, Nov. 11, at Lubbers Stadium.  Though some of the Laker football players knew it would be their last time setting foot on the field as players, there was also the creeping suspicion it could be their last time gearing up as Lakers.

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GVL / Spencer Scarber Laker Women's basketball defeated Indianapolis 77-57 on November 18, 2017

GVSU women's basketball tops Indianapolis in physical home opener

This year’s Grand Valley State women’s basketball team is not afraid to get physical.  That was more evident than ever as the Lakers won their matchup 77-57 against the University of Indianapolis in the team’s home opener Friday, Nov. 17. With the win, GVSU improved to 3-0 on the year, while UIndy had yet to pick up its first win of the season.

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Quick hits: Volleyball All-GLIAC team honors, swimming & diving victory over Ball State

Although they had a successful regular season, the Grand Valley State volleyball team ended their playoff and season hopes at the GLIAC Quarterfinals match against Wayne State on Wednesday, Nov. 15. However, four Laker volleyball players didn’t end their season empty-handed, as senior Katie Olson, junior Staci Brower, senior Sydney Doby and junior Shannon Winicki were all awarded All-GLIAC team honors, announced Saturday, Nov. 18.

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