For the love of the game...until further notice

Across NCAA Division I and Division II collegiate athletics, more than $2 billion in scholarship funds are distributed to more than 126,000 student-athletes, but in an industry where there are more than 420,000 student-athlete participants and more than $11 billion in revenue generated — despite the fact that only about the top 10 percent of athletic programs turn a profit — the equity of the student-athlete to school relationship might be questioned.

	GV / Emily Frye
#40 Senior Giancarlo Brugnoni

Lakers stumble in 1-2 series at Tiffin

Since the start of GLIAC play, it was all systems go for the Grand Valley State University baseball team. Prior to Monday’s doubleheader at Tiffin University, GVSU had strung together a six-game winning streak and was undefeated in conference play.

	#6 Senior Taylor Banks. GV / Emily Frye

Senior ties GVSU single-game RBI record

Aracena-Sanchez appeared to be calm, cool and collected in the nightcap of a doubleheader against Hillsdale College on Wednesday — and not only did he bang a first-inning grand slam over the left-field wall, but he also tied the GVSU single-game record with seven RBIs.

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Junior Baseball player Jesse Abel

No. 2 hitter Abel to reach base often for GV

Baseball is more than just long-balls and strikeouts. Every team needs a guy that does the little things: taking walks, working the count, and moving base runners. Junior designated hitter Jesse Abel is just that for the Grand Valley State University baseball team.