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Grand Valley State wins first lacrosse national championship

One-Goal Thriller Ends in Grand Valley State’s First National Championship

0 - Published May 18, 2014 by in College

In a back-and-forth game on a beautiful day in Orange County, Calif., the No. 1 Grand Valley State Lakers captured their first MCLA Division II national championship with a 12-11 win over No. 2 St. John’s. The Lakers and Johnnies both had appeared in but never won a championship game before today, with GVSU falling in the 2012 and 2008 finals and St. John’s dropping the 2007 final.

Grand Valley State in MCLA Division II final four

Lakers Avenge Loss in Semis, Hope for Same Versus St. John’s in Finals

0 - Published May 16, 2014 by in College

Before an 11 game win streak that took Grand Valley State into the MCLA national tournament as the top seed, the Lakers started the 2014 season with two losses – first to St. John’s and then against St. Thomas. Yesterday GVSU avenged the St. Thomas loss with a 10-5 semifinal win, and Saturday they will have a chance to gain another rematch victory in the championship game against No. 2 St. John’s.

Davenport

Davenport to Face GVSU in Rematch of 2011 Semifinal

0 - Published May 17, 2012 by in Press Release

Davenport will face a familiar foe in Grand Valley State in the Semifinals of the MCLA DII National Tournament. Not only do Davenport and GVSU meet regularly in the regular season, this will be the third consecutive year that the two face each other in the National Tournament with Davenport coming out on top in both the previous games.