Column: A GVSU womens soccer fan travel guide

History could be made by the GVSU women's soccer team this upcoming Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 1-3 as the Lakers travel to Kansas City, Missouri in search of their fourth consecutive NCAA National Championship title and sixth overall. GVSU is currently tied with Franklin Pierce University with five total national championships. The Lakers will square off against Columbus State in a rematch of last year’s national semifinal contest and, should GVSU win, would face the winner of the Western Washington versus Kutztown match in the championship game.

GVL / Luke Holmes - GVSU Women's Soccer won 2-0 against Missouri St. Louis on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016.

GVSU soccer to host Truman State in regional final

After a 2-0 win over Missouri-St. Louis in the NCAA Regional Semifinal, the Grand Valley State soccer team will host Truman State in the regional final Friday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. The Lakers (20-1-1) have beaten the Bulldogs in the first weekend of the regular season the past two seasons.

GVL/Mackenzie Bush - Seniors from the women's soccer team pose for a photo inside of the Fieldhouse Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

GVSU senior class gears up for final playoff run

When a collegiate program brings in a recruiting class, the hope is that one or two of the newcomers can contribute their freshman year, and that the rest will be in the lineup by the time they are upperclassmen. This holds true for most classes, but not the Grand Valley State women’s soccer team class of 2016. In the 2013 national championship run, the 2016 class played a vital role in the success of the team.

Women's soccer vs. Michigan Tech

GVSU soccer wins 2016 GLIAC tournament

With two wins over the weekend, the Grand Valley State women’s soccer team won its 10th consecutive GLIAC tournament. The Lakers (19-1-1) beat Ohio Dominican 2-0 in the semifinals Friday, Nov. 4 and Michigan Tech 5-0 in the championship Sunday, Nov. 6.