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GVL / Luke Holmes -  Josh Smith (9) nails a double. GVSU Men's Baseball faced off against Ohio Dominican in a double header on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

GVSU baseball sweeps doubleheader over Ashland

The Grand Valley State baseball team won both games of a Wednesday doubleheader on the road against the Ashland Eagles Wednesday, April 19 by scores of 11-7 and 14-8. With the victories, the Lakers have swept the season series with Ashland after winning two games the previous week at home.

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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.

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Wuoi Mach runs in the Men's 1,500 meter race on the first day of competition. Grand Valley State University hosts, for the second year in a row, the annual NCAA Division II Track and Field Championship competitions Thursday, May 21, 2015 through Saturday, May 23, 2015.

GVSU track and field athletes spread out across country for several meets

The Grand Valley State track and field teams were spread out across the country from Thursday, April 13 through Saturday, April 15. Different athletes competed at five meets in states as far away as California. Being split up didn’t slow down the production. In fact, GVSU posted the largest number of qualifying marks in a weekend yet this season. Twenty-eight provisional and two automatic marks were hit in total, putting many athletes in strong positions to attend the national meet in May.

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