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Senior Carly Gross assists the volleyball team with drills during practice on Oct. 20th. Gross suffered a back injury during the off season in spring 2015. However, after undergoing back surgery, it is unknown when or if she will be able to return to the court.

GVSU seniors stick around after career-changing injuries

Although they might never play in another varsity volleyball match, Grand Valley State seniors Carley Gross and Audrey Kidd aren't taking the easy way out by bailing on the team. Rather, Gross and Kidd are embracing their roles and their career paths, and helping every way they can. “The respect I have for these girls means so much more to me than the game of volleyball,” Gross said.

GVL / Kevin Sielaff     Betsy Rhonda (6) is blocked by SVSU. The Laker Vollyeball team squares off against SVSU Sept. 19 inside the Fieldhouse Arena in Allendale. The Lakers defeated SVSU by a margin of 3-1.

No. 21 GVSU gets pair of GLIAC road wins

Grand Valley State libero Taylor Shomin dived forward in desperation to keep the opening set alive against Malone. As Shomin landed facedown, the ball sprung off her fully extended arms and floated across the net. The Malone front blocker watched helplessly as the ball drifted over her head and landed inches inside the line.