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The official fan page for GVSU's 20 varsity sports programs.

Mission: The mission of GVSU varsity athletics is to represent the university with pride and to prepare student-athletes to perform at a high level of competition today, while learning how to become the leaders of tomorrow.

A new era begins. Welcome to the Jamie Hosford Football Center.#AnchorUp
06/19/2019

A new era begins. Welcome to the Jamie Hosford Football Center.

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Happy #NationalMascotDay, Louie!
06/17/2019

Happy #NationalMascotDay, Louie!

Happy Fathers Day Lakers!Anchor Up!
06/16/2019

Happy Fathers Day Lakers!

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Summer Movie Night is here! Join us on June 26th at 7pm inside Lubbers Stadium for this FREE event as we watch Wreck-It ...
06/14/2019

Summer Movie Night is here! Join us on June 26th at 7pm inside Lubbers Stadium for this FREE event as we watch Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet. Be one of the first to sit on the field with a FREE GVSU blanket!

Click here for more: http://bit.ly/GVSUMovieNight

NEWS: 119 Lakers earn @GLIACSports academic honors for 2019 spring. In total, 295 Lakers earn conference academic honors...
06/13/2019
119 Lakers earn GLIAC Academic honors - Grand Valley State University Athletics

NEWS: 119 Lakers earn @GLIACSports academic honors for 2019 spring. In total, 295 Lakers earn conference academic honors in 2018-19 academic year! #AnchorUp

GLIAC -- The Grand Valley State Lakers placed 119 student-athletes on the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) academic teams for the 2019 spring. To earn All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must be in at least their second year at the school and have a cumulative GPA of a 3.00...

06/13/2019
2018-19 GVSU Athletics Year in Review

Here's a look at some of the numbers from this past year! Congrats to all of our student-athletes and coaches on all of their achievements! Anchor Up!

New site. Who dis? GVSULakers.com#AnchorUp
06/12/2019

New site. Who dis?
GVSULakers.com

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Grand Valley State Captures 2018-19 Learfield IMG Directors' Cup
06/12/2019
Grand Valley State Captures 2018-19 Learfield IMG Directors' Cup

Grand Valley State Captures 2018-19 Learfield IMG Directors' Cup

The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today that Grand Valley State University captured the 2018-19 Learfield/IMG Directors' Cup title with 1,004.00 points in the maximum number of 15 sports. The Lakers' 13 Directors' Cup crowns is a Division II record and G...

Summer Movie Night is getting closer! Join us June 26th at Lubbers Stadium for a fun family night out. Admission is FREE...
06/04/2019

Summer Movie Night is getting closer! Join us June 26th at Lubbers Stadium for a fun family night out. Admission is FREE and the first 1,000 people (gates open at 6pm) will receive a FREE GVSU themed blanket courtesy of PNC Bank.

Registration is open NOW for our four 2019 summer camps! Come train with the five-time National Champions this Summer!
06/04/2019
Registration open now for GVSU Summer Soccer camps

Registration is open NOW for our four 2019 summer camps! Come train with the five-time National Champions this Summer!

Come train with Champions! Fresh off a trip to the National Championship game, the ten-time defending regional champion Grand Valley State women's soccer team will host four soccer camps this summer. The camps' tremendous reputation continues to grow as players from all across the country experience...

05/31/2019
GVSU Football

GVSU Football

This is our journey. Our season. Are you with us?

Grand Valley State Increases Lead In Directors' Cup Standings
05/30/2019
Grand Valley State Increases Lead In Directors' Cup Standings

Grand Valley State Increases Lead In Directors' Cup Standings

Grand Valley State increased its lead in the 2018-19 National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Learfield IMG Directors' Cup standings it was announced by NACDA. The Lakers have scored 1,179.5 points in 17 sports, 393 ahead of second-place Indianapolis (786.50). Queens (N.C) U...

05/30/2019

100 days... Anchor Up!

NEWS: Carly Shisler selected to play in IWLCA Senior All-Star Game after standout four-year career. #AnchorUp
05/29/2019
Carly Shisler selected to IWLCA Senior All-Star Game

NEWS: Carly Shisler selected to play in IWLCA Senior All-Star Game after standout four-year career. #AnchorUp

ALLENDALE, Mich. – Recent Grand Valley State graduate Carly Shisler has been selected to participate in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) 2019 Senior All-Star Game. All three divisions of NCAA women's lacrosse will play their respective games on Tierney Field at the ...

05/29/2019

Welcome to Laker Nation!

‪"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live...
05/27/2019

‪"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live by them."‬

‪-John F. Kennedy ‬

Grand Valley State Softball
05/26/2019
Grand Valley State Softball

Grand Valley State Softball

Lakers fall to Texas A&M-Kingsville in College World Series, finish season 51-10

NEWS: GVSU adds three freshmen signees to 2019 class. Learn all about the fresh faces coming to Allendale this fall here...
05/23/2019
GVSU adds three freshmen signees to 2019 class

NEWS: GVSU adds three freshmen signees to 2019 class. Learn all about the fresh faces coming to Allendale this fall here:

ALLENDALE, Mich. – The defending GLIAC Tournament Champion Grand Valley State men's basketball team and head coach Ric Wesley announce the signing of three additional incoming freshmen for the 2019 class. Forward Blake Charboneau and guards Jett Fortuny and Tobin Schwannecke have all inked their c...

Grand Valley State Claims 2018-19 GLIAC Presidents' Trophy
05/22/2019
Grand Valley State Claims 2018-19 GLIAC Presidents' Trophy

Grand Valley State Claims 2018-19 GLIAC Presidents' Trophy

Grand Valley State captured the 2018-19 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Presidents' Cup Trophy, the all-sports trophy awarded at the end of the year to the conference member that demonstrates general excellence in all sports, for the 21st consecutive year the GLIAC announced....

WTEN PREVIEW: Women's tennis set for showdown with Lynn Wednesday in first Sweet 16 since 2011. #AnchorUp
05/21/2019
Women's tennis set for Sweet 16 showdown Wednesday

WTEN PREVIEW: Women's tennis set for showdown with Lynn Wednesday in first Sweet 16 since 2011. #AnchorUp

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – The Grand Valley State women's tennis team makes their first Sweet 16 appearance since 2011 on Wednesday (May 22) when they face the Lynn Fighting Knights in the opening round of the 2019 final site. The Lakers draw the No. 14 seed, facing the third-seeded Lynn Wednesday ...

05/20/2019

Like clockwork ⏰💪

WORLD SERIES BOUND! Lakers down Indy, 4-2, in Super Regional Championship
05/17/2019
WORLD SERIES BOUND! Lakers down Indy, 4-2, in Super Regional Championship

WORLD SERIES BOUND! Lakers down Indy, 4-2, in Super Regional Championship

The Grand Valley State softball team is headed back to the Division II College World Series for the fourth time in program history – and second time in the last four seasons – after they defeated Indianapolis 4-2 in the NCAA Division II Midwest Super Regional Championship game. GVSU won the firs...

WLAX NEWS: Three Lakers earn IWLCA regional honors with Abbi O'Neal and Carly Shisler on the first team and Elizabeth Ye...
05/16/2019
Three Lakers earn IWLCA regional honors

WLAX NEWS: Three Lakers earn IWLCA regional honors with Abbi O'Neal and Carly Shisler on the first team and Elizabeth Yeomans to the second team! #AnchorUp

Three Grand Valley State Lakers have earned Midwest Regional honors for the 2019 season from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). Senior midfielder Carly Shisler and junior attack Abbi O'Neal have earned first team All-Region honors while junior defender Elizabeth Yeoman...

GVSU Tennis advances to the NCAA championships! https://gvsulakers.com/news/2019/5/14/womens-tennis-gvsu-defeats-wayne-s...
05/14/2019
GVSU defeats Wayne State, 4-1, advances to the NCAA Championships

GVSU Tennis advances to the NCAA championships!

https://gvsulakers.com/news/2019/5/14/womens-tennis-gvsu-defeats-wayne-state-4-1-advances-to-the-ncaa-championships.aspx

For the first time since 2011, the Grand Valley State women's tennis advances to the NCAA Division II National Championships after they defeated Wayne State, 4-1, in the NCAA Midwest Region 2 Finals on Tuesday, May 14, at the WSU Tennis Courts in Detroit, Mich. With the win, the Lakers are now 23-4....

GVSU Tennis moves on! SWEET SIXTEEN BOUND! #AnchorUp
05/14/2019

GVSU Tennis moves on! SWEET SIXTEEN BOUND!

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The votes are in, and we have a winner: Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet. Come join us inside Lubbers Stadium...
05/14/2019

The votes are in, and we have a winner: Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet. Come join us inside Lubbers Stadium on June 26th. Admission is FREE for everyone!

Check out the last regular edition of the 2019 GVSU Sports Report! Softball wins regionals, we sit down with Coach Bisse...
05/14/2019
VIDEO: Grand Valley State Sports Report (5/13/2019)

Check out the last regular edition of the 2019 GVSU Sports Report! Softball wins regionals, we sit down with Coach Bissell and Alex Scott from golf, and update all our spring action!

Welcome back to the newest edition of the Grand Valley State Sports Report on WGVU!

05/12/2019

Happy Mothers Day Lakers!

Lakers advance to Midwest Super Regional after 8-1 victory over Southern Indiana
05/11/2019
Lakers advance to Midwest Super Regional after 8-1 victory over Southern Indiana

Lakers advance to Midwest Super Regional after 8-1 victory over Southern Indiana

The #7 Grand Valley State softball team punched their ticket to the NCAA Midwest Super Regional Tournament next weekend with their 8-1 victory over Southern Indiana in the Midwest Region 1 championship game on Saturday afternoon (May 11). The win pushes the Lakers to a 47-8 record on the season whil...

GVSU Men's Golf
05/11/2019
GVSU Men's Golf

GVSU Men's Golf

Men's golf qualifies for 2019 NCAA DII National Tournament

GVSU Blanks Southern Indiana 2-0 In NCAA Midwest Regional Action
05/10/2019
GVSU Blanks Southern Indiana 2-0 In NCAA Midwest Regional Action

GVSU Blanks Southern Indiana 2-0 In NCAA Midwest Regional Action

Grand Valley State (46-8) claimed a 2-0 victory over Southern Indiana in NCAA DII Midwest Region 1 second-round action Friday (May 10) morning. The Lakers advance to the NCAA DII Midwest Region Championship game set for Saturday (May 11) at 12 noon versus an opponent to be determined.

NEWS: Registration is now open for 2019 Basketball Camps throughout summer. Improve basketball fundamentals with GVSU co...
05/10/2019
Registration now open for 2019 Basketball Camps

NEWS: Registration is now open for 2019 Basketball Camps throughout summer. Improve basketball fundamentals with GVSU coaches, current and former players! #AnchorUp

ALLENDALE, Mich. – Registration is open now for the GVSU Basketball camps coming to the GVSU Fieldhouse Arena this summer. The ten-time GLIAC Champions provide a fun atmosphere with an emphasis on personal attention to each camper to improve basketball fundamentals.

Freshmen Feature: Kristy Clanton and Avery Tack are the first of a five-part installment to welcome our ten freshman for...
05/07/2019
Freshmen Feature: Kristy Clanton and Avery Tack

Freshmen Feature: Kristy Clanton and Avery Tack are the first of a five-part installment to welcome our ten freshman for 2019! #AnchorUp

Over the next several weeks, the ten incoming freshmen will be introduced two at a time in five Freshmen Feature installments. The pairings and order of release were chosen at random. This is part 1 of 5.

WLAX RECAP: No. 21 Lakers battle back, but fall in OT to No. 11 UIndy in GLIAC Finals
05/05/2019
No. 21 Lakers battle back, but fall in OT to No. 11 UIndy in GLIAC Finals

WLAX RECAP: No. 21 Lakers battle back, but fall in OT to No. 11 UIndy in GLIAC Finals

INDIANAPOLIS – The No. 21 Grand Valley State Lakers erased a seven-goal deficit in the second half but ultimately fell, 18-17, to the No. 11 Indianapolis Greyhounds Sunday (May 5) in the GLIAC Tournament championship. The Lakers season ends at 14-4, with all four losses coming to teams ranked in t...

Happy Star Wars Day! May the fourth be with you!
05/04/2019

Happy Star Wars Day! May the fourth be with you!

GVSU CC and T&F
05/04/2019
GVSU CC and T&F

GVSU CC and T&F

263 points was all it took for the men to defend their title!

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