Athletics

Ric Wesley steps down as head coach of men's basketball program

In 18 seasons as head men's basketball coach, Wesley guided the Lakers to a 356-170 record, three GLIAC regular season championships and three GLIAC tournament titles.

Mar 8, 2022



Athletics' Walter Moore shaping GVSU's equity, inclusion efforts

Black History Month offers period of reflection for Athletic Department's SEA of Change initiative promoting diversity, equity and inclusion for first-year and transfer student athletes.

Feb 25, 2022


GVSU sets direction for future

The university's Board of Trustees voted to approve the Reach Higher 2025 strategic plan.

Feb 18, 2022


Retired faculty, trailblazing women's coach dies

Joan Boand, retired faculty member and longtime Laker coach, died January 27 at her home. She was 88.

Jan 27, 2022


Lakers basketball drawing national audience for three dates

ESPN3 will stream three dates for Grand Valley's men's and women's basketball teams, beginning with the January 27 games against Wisconsin-Parkside.

Jan 26, 2022



Lakers claim seventh soccer national championship

Kennedy Bearden fired home her second goal of the game in the second overtime period December 11 in Colorado to lift Grand Valley to a dramatic 3-2 win over Saint Rose (N.Y.) in the 2021 Division II soccer national championship game.

Dec 11, 2021


Women's soccer playing for national championship Saturday

The Lakers are aiming for their seventh Division II national championship since 2009 when they face Saint Rose in the finals at 2 p.m. December 11 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Dec 10, 2021


LGBTQ advocacy group gives Grand Valley athletics top mark

Grand Valley became the only Division II school to receive a perfect score from LGBTQ advocacy group Athlete Ally on its Athletic Equality Index which grades athletic departments across metrics of inclusion, non-discrimination and training on LGBTQ issues.

Nov 18, 2021