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The Grand Valley State University baseball team found a way to bring the thunder during another rain-shortened week of spring baseball.After a 6-0 win over Northwood University on Tuesday the Grand Valley State University baseball team broke out with 15 hits in a 12-5 victory over Saginaw Valley State University pushing its record to 19-12 this season.
If defense wins championships then the Lakers still appear to be primed for a third straight GLIAC title in 2013.
The Lakers were well on their way to winning the 2013 NC4K College Classic 8211 then Mother Nature reared her ugly head.Despite a trio of top-10 individual finishes the Grand Valley State University womens golf team fell just short of first place at the Jeffrey Country Club in Blacklick Ohio on Monday as the teams 3-stroke lead slipped away on the second day of the event.Well always take second place said GVSU head coach Rebecca Mailloux.
At nationals the Grand Valley State University mens club volleyball team was unable to live up to its Texas-sized expectations.GVSU struggled at the 2013 NCVF Club Volleyball Championships inside the Convention Center over the weekend finishing 37th in the field of 48 teams.A slow start ultimately set the tone for the entire tournament.GVSU stumbled out of the gate Thursday in pool play losing to James Madison University in three sets before falling in two sets to both No.
After taking down the reigning national champions the Grand Valley State University mens club volleyball team feels that it has the confidence to compete with any team that stands in its way.
For the Grand Valley State University mens golf team an abysmal second day of action at the Parkside Spring Invitational left the team asking only one question What happened
The Grand Valley State University womens soccer team experienced some growing pains offensively in a 0-0 draw with Davenport University on Friday night which came as no surprise to head coach David DiIanni.Were not going to replace All-Americans immediately DiIanni said.
In West Michigan there is much more to cycling than Lance Armstrong hoopla.However this increasing enthusiasm for the sport has not translated to a higher number of cyclists for the Grand Valley State University coed club cycling team.With a much smaller group than last years team GVSU will shift its focus to the individual level at the upcoming University of Michigan Criterium and Michigan State University Get Tough Road Race and ITT.We hope to be competitive said GVSU senior Jake Van Timmeren president of the team.
The Lakers were hoping a trip to Kentucky would mean a chance to compete on a dry golf course.However mother nature wouldnt cooperate. The Grand Valley State University womens golf team was able to overcome the inclement conditions at the WhitetailBuckskin course at the Perry Park Spring Fling over the weekend ultimately coming away with a fourth-place finish in a field of 24 teams.
Not every team needs a coach. The Grand Valley State University gymnastics club team continues to compete at a high level this season despite a shortage of coaching funding participants and upperclassmen.The team is led by GVSU senior Bethany Ryder who said dedication has made up for what the team lacks.This sport requires dedication Ryder said.
The Grand Valley State University mens club wrestling team completed their season at the 2013 NCWA National Championships in Allen Texas in impressive fashion earning a fifth-place finish with 92.5 total points.GVSU entered the competition as the No.
Junior Michael Griffith didnt realize he was 90 minutes away from losing his life.Two minutes later his teammate from the mens swimming and diving team unknowingly saved it.Griffith a member of the Grand Valley State University mens swim and dive team was riding his bike Sept.
At nationals the Lakers proved why they will be a force to be reckoned with for years to come.The Grand Valley State University swimming and diving teams bested a number of varsity records at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championships over spring break as the men finished in 11th place while the women came away with a 14th place finish.Division II powerhouse Drury University won both the mens and womens national championships.The mens team performed at a high level despite sending only six national qualifiers half as many as last season.We knew we werent going to get a top four finish said GVSU junior Michael Griffith.
The Grand Valley State University swimming and diving teams hope their spring break trip to Alabama will be more than just a temporary escape from the snow.GVSU will hope for success at the CrossPlex Complex in Birmingham Ala.
As far as starts go the Grand Valley State University mens tennis team couldnt have asked for a better one.
The Grand Valley State University rowing club welcomed back one of its own after Robbie DeWeerd returned from serving in the Middle East.
Sometimes you just need to shake things up.The Grand Valley State University mens Division II club hockey team capped off their regular season with an emphatic winning streak scoring 25 goals in three games.After a 9-4 win over Western Michigan University GVSU 24-5-3 took care of business against Robert Morris University with a pair of back to back victories winning 7-1 on Friday and 9-4 on Saturday.GVSU head coach Mike Forbes said the offensive outburst came after he decided to make some changes to his forward lines.Its like Moneyball Forbes said.
The Laker Navy is preparing to compete against an unlikely opponent in their upcoming spring break training trip each other.As crew members of the Grand Valley State University rowing club prepare for the upcoming season their coach prepares to learn who his top athletes are.GVSU head coach John Bancheri said the trip to Oak Ridge Tenn.
Following the 2013 GLIAC Championships all that stood between the Grand Valley State University mens swimming and diving team and a conference title was a tough call from GLIAC officials over the weekend.
When it comes to the Grand Valley State University womens club water polo team they hope that experience is overrated.The Lakers 4-4 have shown potential in the 2013 season despite having a roster that features more newcomers than returning players.
Pictures of the Year 2012-2013
8:00 am | MBA Information Meeting: AM session
10:00 am | SAP Farm Stand
5:30 pm | MBA Information Meeting: PM Session
7:30 am | GVSU Downtown Toastmasters
11:00 am | GVSU Track & Field at NCAA Championships
5:30 pm | MBA Information Meeting: Holland
7:00 pm | Failure Lab
11:00 am | GVSU Track & Field at NCAA Championships
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