Quick hits: Cassidy Boensch basketball honors, Alton Voss football signing, GVSU lacrosse No. 22 ranking

It’s been quite the couple of weeks for Grand Valley State women’s basketball center Cassidy Boensch.  From starting the season with limited minutes to slowly gaining the trust of head coach Mike Williams to playing in the starting lineup, the 6-foot-4-inch sophomore not only earned her third straight (fourth total) GLIAC North Division Player of the Week, but she has now been named U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) National Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 25.

GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Meghan Datema (18) controls the ball and sets up a play during the game vs Northern Michigan on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

GVSU lacrosse blows halftime lead in 13-9 loss to Seton Hill

When any team is struggling to perform to their potential, normally a coach will solve the team’s performance questions and hopefully provide answers to improve on moving forward. But for Grand Valley State women’s lacrosse coach Alicia Groveston, her team only left her with questions after the Lakers allowed nine second-half goals in their 13-9 loss against Seton Hill (Pennsylvania) at home Tuesday, April 18.