GVL / Kevin Sielaff - Kirk Spencer (27) carries the ball up field.  Grand Valley squares off against SVSU Nov. 14 in Allendale. The Lakers hold on and win with a final score of 24-17.

No. 14 GVSU avoids upset against SVSU

On Saturday afternoon, Matt Judon charged onto the field, a French flag hoisted in his right arm, rippling in the wind. The Lakers had a rivalry game with crucial playoff implications ahead, but, for a moment prior to the game, Grand Valley State's sentiments were elsewhere, giving a show of support for the victims of the attacks in Paris.