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Lakers blasted by Ashland, but earn split

Briauna Taylor. GVL/Kevin Sielaff

Lakers blasted by Ashland, but earn split


By PETE BARROWS Published 04/16/14 8:45pm

The Grand Valley State University softball team split a doubleheader with Ashland University on Wednesday afternoon, but walked home from the games with a sensation much more wholesome and satisfying than having kissed a sister.


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Club team qualifies for postseason

After winning 12 of its 14 games this season, the Grand Valley State University women’s club lacrosse team clinched the fourth seed in the Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse League (WCLL) Division II postseason. GVSU, led by head coach Dan Teskey, will square off against Grove City College at 9 a.m.
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GV announces Hall of Fame Class

On Tuesday, Grand Valley State University Director of Athletics Tim Selgo announced that five former GVSU student-athletes will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The five members are Nicole Bayle (volleyball player, 2000-03),Callistus Eziukwu (basketball player, 2005-08), Barb Hansen (basketball player, 1975-79), Bob Mitchell (football player, 1987-1991), and Mandi Zemba (track/cross country athlete, 2002-07).
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GV club dodgeball team wins sixth NCDA title

GV club dodgeball team wins sixth NCDA title

GVSU won its second National College Dodgeball Association Championship (NCDA) in as many years over the weekend by beating rival Saginaw Valley State University 3-2 in the championship match on Sunday
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Transfer competes twice for GV, sets record

In her second track competition, Rebecka Anderson broke the GVSU javelin record with a distance of 45.97 meters. It seems the decision to leave softball for track and field is paying off.
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Inspired Laker women win Lubbers Regatta

Inspired Laker women win Lubbers Regatta

The Laker women claimed first place in every race over the weekend on Spring Lake, and set a course record in the Sunday series against Purdue University to secure the overall points trophy.
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GVSU falls 2 strokes shy at NCAA Regional #4

GVSU falls 2 strokes shy at NCAA Regional #4

After a tough opening round, GVSU battled through the rainy and windy final round on Monday to finish second at the NCAA Regional #4 at the Purgatory Golf Course in Noblesville, Ind. Wayne State University won the team portion of the event.
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Brugnoni powers GV in series win at Walsh

Brugnoni powers GV in series win at Walsh

Brugnoni hit his 40th and 41st career home runs in his first two at-bats of a three-game series as the No. 15 Grand Valley State University baseball team took two out of three games (a 10-1 win, a 5-2 win and a 15-12 loss) at Walsh University to maintain its place atop the GLIAC standings.
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