GVL / Luke Holmes - McKenze Supernaw (3) makes contact with the ball. Grand Valley Women's Softball won 9-5 in their first game against Lake Superior State.

GVSU sweeps Malone, Walsh

The Grand Valley State softball team is freight train that can’t be stopped with its final destination, the postseason, closing in. The Lakers (34-8, 19-5 GLIAC) extended their winning streak to 11 games by sweeping doubleheaders against Malone and Walsh on April 22 and 23. Starting pitchers Sara Andrasik and Courtney Reinhold commanded the circle against Malone (13-28, 3-22 GLIAC) to begin the final weekend of the regular season as the duo both tossed complete game three-hitters to led GVSU to 5-0 and 6-1 victories. On Senior Day against Walsh (18-29, 9-17 GLIAC), senior Andrasik had another solid outing to win game one, 5-1.

GVL / Luke Holmes - Kaylie Rhynard (6) slides into third base. Grand Valley State University defeated Northwood University in both games at the Grand Valley softball field Thursday, Apr. 7, 2016.

GVSU softball wins six of eight

The Grand Valley State softball team engaged in five conference doubleheaders prior to last week. Since weather forced games to be rescheduled, the Lakers had to cram the remaining eight GLIAC softball-playing schools into the final two weeks of the regular season.

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Kaylie Rhynard

GVSU softball splits doubleheader with Lewis

Driven to dead center field and crash-landing next to the American flag blowing in the wind, junior Ellie Balbach’s second home run of the season set the tone early. But, late heroics by the Lewis Flyers on the last hit of the series brought the Lakers back down to Earth.