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Coach Del Young signals Johnny Nate to go home against Saginaw Valley State University on Saturday Mar. 26, 2016.

GVSU sweeps SVSU in GLIAC opener

Strong pitching, mostly clean fielding and a timely walk highlighted the start of the GLIAC season for the Grand Valley State baseball team, which swept Saginaw Valley State in a home doubleheader on March 26.

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GVSU's Glick goes from walk-on to must-have catcher

Playing baseball at the college level is all about opportunity, and, as a freshman, opportunities are limited. With the possibility of being assigned a redshirt or spending a year behind someone with more experience, a first-year player must make a quick impact to earn playing time. Sophomore catcher Connor Glick was given that opportunity as a freshman last season on the Grand Valley State baseball team, and he made the most of it.

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GVSU wins three of four at Maryville Baseball Invite

After dropping two of three games in its 2016 season-opening series, the Grand Valley State baseball team rattled off three straight wins in the Maryville Baseball Invite the following weekend. The Lakers (4-3) won the first two games over Drury University and Winona State, 7-2 and 8-4, and throttled Maryville University 14-3 in the back end of a Saturday doubleheader. GVSU's lone loss in the weekend came in a 3-2 drop against Maryville on Feb. 29.

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Connor Glick against Saginaw Valley on March 28, 2016

GVSU baseball drops opening series

Rocky first innings doomed the Grand Valley State baseball team during its season-opening series at Southern Indiana from Feb. 19-21. The Lakers won the first game of the series, but dropped the next two by wide margins. In the three games, GVSU surrendered 14 total runs in the first innings.

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