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Women's swim and dive looks ahead to conference, national championships

(01/12/11 9:33pm)

While the winter season is upon us and snow leaves the outside world cold, the Grand Valley State University women's swimming and diving team has been heating up the pool inside. After an eighth-place finish in last year's national championships, the highest in team history, GVSU head coach Andy Boyce will look to build on that accomplishment.





Wrestling heads to NCWA National Duals in Georgia

(01/26/11 9:34pm)

The Grand Valley State University wrestling team is headed to the National Collegiate Wrestling Association National Duals Championships, one of its biggest meets of the year, this weekend at Georgia Southern University in Dalton, Ga. The team features six returning All-Americans and also boasts a large selection of new faces. Last year as a team, GVSU finished No. 4 in the NCWA National Championships and No. 5 in the NCWA National Duals.


Lakers compete with mixed success at Indianapolis Relays

(01/30/11 7:16pm)

The Grand Valley State University men's track and field team took a trip to Bloomington, Ind. this past weekend to compete in the Indianapolis Relays, competing against Divison I competition such as Indiana University and Notre Dame in an unscored meet. The team's highlight was freshman sprinter Logan Hoffman, who earned a first-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.75 seconds.













California Dreaming

(03/23/11 9:03pm)

It was only 12 days ago that the Grand Valley State University women's track and field team won the NCAA Division II indoor track and field National Championship. On Friday, however, the Lakers begin their outdoor season in Palo Alto, Calif., at the Stanford Invitational, one of four separate times this spring GVSU will be sending a part of its team to the Golden State.