GVSU rowing preps for spring campaign

The “Laker Navy” is preparing to compete against an unlikely opponent in their upcoming spring break training trip: each other. As crew members of the Grand Valley State University rowing club prepare for the upcoming season, their coach prepares to learn who his top athletes are. GVSU head coach John Bancheri said the trip to Oak Ridge, Tenn.

	Don Lubbers stands with members of the GVSU Crew at a past Lubbers Cup Regatta. This years regatta will be held on April 2nd.

Rowers to hold Lubbers Cup Regatta

The 16th-annual Lubbers Cup rowing regatta – to be held in Spring Lake, Mich., this Saturday – is going to be the “biggest and best ever,” as put by GVSU head rowing coach John Bancheri. The regatta will include 13 schools, 130 boats and more than 600 athletes.

	Courtesy Photo / John Bancheri
Members of the GVSU Crew during their Spring training

'Laker Navy' prepares for busy April

As classes kick back into gear at Grand Valley State University after a week off, the GVSU rowing team has found a new gear of its own after taking the entire team and crew – a total of 94 people – to Bentley’s Resort in Osprey, Fla. for two separate competitions during spring break.