Determination and perseverance are the hallmarks of the Laker Navy” -Coach John Bancheri

Laker Navy Competes in the 52nd Charles

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October, 2016

  • Laker Navy Preparing for 52nd Charles
  • Laker Navy Celebrates Homecoming Weekend
  • Laker Navy Homecoming Saturday
  • Laker Navy Has Successful Head of the Grand
  • Laker Navy Heading to East Lansing
  • Laker Navy Donated New Single: The Costas V Ciungan
  • September, 2016

  • Family Weekend This Saturday
  • Team Heading for Canada, Western Ontario
  • August, 2016

  • Team Featured in GVSU Lanthorn
  • Jensen Returns as National Champion
  • Laker Navy Welcomes Back Spencer West
  • June, 2016

  • Laker Navy Preparing for Henley
  • May, 2016

  • ACRA All-Americans Released
  • Laker Navy Finishes Strong Year at ACRA
  • All-Region and Academic All-American Athletes Announced
  • Laker Navy Heading for ACRA National Championship
  • Laker Navy Has Strong Showing at Dad Vail
  • Laker Navy Heading for Philadelphia, Dad Vail
  • Laker Navy Claims MACRA Championship
  • April, 2016

  • Laker Navy Preparing for 52nd MACRA Championship
  • Laker Navy Comes Out on Top at Lubbers Cup
  • 21st Annual Lubbers Cup Regatta This Weekend
  • Laker Navy Has Strong Showing at Occoquan Sprints
  • March 2016

  • Laker Navy Heading for the Nation’s Capitol
  • Spring Break Training Trip, Oak Ridge, 2016
  • February 2016

  • 2016 C.R.A.S.H.-G. Photos
  • Former GV Rower, Alum McIlduff Training for Rio Olympics
  • January 2016

  • Winter Training 2016, Tampa, Florida
  • GVNow Article on Bancheri, Coach of the Year
  • December 2015

  • Bancheri Awarded Coach of the Year
  • Laker Navy Introduces the Bell
  • November 2015

  • Laker Navy Heads Indoors
  • Fall Season Closes with Frostbite Regatta
  • Frostbite Regatta This Saturday
  • Laker Navy Has Successful Head of the Eagle
  • Team Rowing for a Cure at Indy
  • October 2015

  • Team Sets Sights on Indy
  • Homecoming Gathering this Saturday!
  • Head of the Charles Recap
  • Laker Navy Preparing for Charles
  • Laker Navy Has Strong Showing at HOTG
  • Head of the Grand This Sunday
  • Family Weekend a Success
  • Family Weekend This Saturday
  • Club Featured on Row2K
  • September 2015

  • GVSU Team Rowing to Grand Haven
  • Team Combine Held at Michawana
  • Laker Navy Holds Annual Beach Olympiad
  • August 2015

  • Laker Navy Looking for New Recruits
  • July 2015

  • GVSU Rowing Club Welcomes New Coaches
  • USA, Gentry World University Games Champions
  • June 2015

  • Laker Navy Year-End Report
  • Link to Team Photos taken by Thomas Connolly

    Older Headlines

    Homecoming Novice vs. Alum Races and Tailgate
    Oct. 15th, 2016
    GVSU Boathouse

    52nd Head of the Charles
    Oct. 21 – Oct 23, 2016
    Boston, MA
    Hotel Information

    Jawhawk Jamboree
    Oct. 23rd, 2016
    Lawrence, KS

    Eagle Collegiate Challenge
    Nov. 5th, 2016
    Indianapolis, IN

    GVSU Frostbite Regatta
    Nov. 12, 2016
    Proving Grounds
    Allendale, MI

    Technical Training Camp
    Dec. 28th, 2016 – January 6th, 2017
    Clermont/Orlando, FL


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