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GVSU XC teams still best in the Midwest
Photo: Courtesy / Scott Keyes

GVSU XC teams still best in the Midwest


By KATE NUYEN Published 11/23/14 11:41pm

The Grand Valley State cross country winning streak is still intact. GVSU won both 2014 NCAA Division II Midwest championships Saturday in Evansville, Ind. The GVSU women ran away with their 14th consecutive regional crown, while the men took home their 13th straight title.


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GVSU's team-oriented focus pays off in pool

GVSU's team-oriented focus pays off in pool

There’s almost always a key element that fuels every success story, but that isn’t the case for the women of Grand Valley State’s swimming and diving team. Instead, GVSU’s success lies in the team’s bread and butter: teamwork and perseverance.

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GVSU beats UCM, returns to Final Four

GVSU beats UCM, returns to Final Four

The Grand Valley State women’s soccer team went up against an undefeated Wisconsin-Parkside in the Sweet Sixteen. The Lakers won. The Grand Valley State women’s soccer team went up against an undefeated Central Missouri team in the Elite Eight, and the Lakers won.

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GVSU advances to Elite Eight, gets revenge

GVSU advances to Elite Eight, gets revenge

Kaitlyn Wolters lasered a two-handed shot over the net, to the weak-side corner and just inside the line. In one set-winning play, Wolters and her Grand Valley State teammates seemed to send a message to their rivals on the other side: not this year.

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GVSU dodgeball club wraps up 20-0 fall

GVSU dodgeball club wraps up 20-0 fall

The UCLA men’s basketball team won 10 NCAA national championships in 12 years between the 1960s and 1970s. With six titles in eight years, the Grand Valley State dodgeball team is creeping up on that feat.

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