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Senior Spotlight with Elissa Besson ’15

Thank You to All Winter Training 2014 Supporters!


Link to Team Photos taken by Thomas Connolly
January 2015

  • Senior Spotlight with Nick Maodush-Pitzer ’15
  • The Laker Navy Wraps Up Winter Training 2014
  • Winter Training Pictures
  • Winter Training Daily Blogs and Camp Journal
  • December 2014

  • Thank You to Guest Coach Ted Deakin
  • The Laker Navy Wishes a Quick Recovery to John Reichner
  • James and Sherri Muir Donation Challenge
  • Laker Navy Heads South to Warmer Waters
  • Laker Navy Caps off Fall Season
  • Laker Navy Trailer Spotted in New Jersey
  • November 2014

  • Laker Navy Pulls a Snowday
  • Head of the Eagle Regatta
  • Men Finish Third and Women Finish Fourth in Collegiate Eight Events at the Head of the Charles
  • October 2014

  • Shoveling to the Head of the Charles
  • Men’s and Women’s Fours Finish Strong at Head of the Charles
  • Laker Navy Prepares for 50th Head of the Charles
  • Christening Pictures
  • Homecoming Boat Christenings
  • Laker Navy Sets Sights on Lansing
  • Homecoming Happenings
  • Weekend Training Combine at Hardy Pond
  • September 2014

  • Grand Valley Rowing Still on the Lookout For Novice Rowers
  • July 2014

  • New Coaches Join GVSU Rowing Team
  • 2013-2014 Year End Report
  • ACRA All-American Press Release
  • GVSU Rowing Making Headlines
  • June 2014

  • Annual Team Awards Announces
  • Final C-Max National Rankings – Top 50
  • ACRA All-American Awards
  • ACRA Championship Regatta Finals Recap
  • May 2014

  • Senior Spotlight: Molly Visel ’14
  • ACRA Sunday Race Schedule
  • Lakers Look to Capture Seventh Consecutive National Championship
  • Lakers Finish Strong at Dad Vail Regatta
  • April 2014

  • Laker Navy Prepares for Dad Vail
  • The 50th Annual MACRA Regatta Recap
  • Senior Spotlight: Kersten O’Brien ’14
  • The 50th Annual MACRA Championships
  • Grand Valley State hopes for continued success at Aberdeen Dad Vail
  • Inspired Laker women win Lubbers Regatta
  • The 19th Annual Lubbers Cup Regatta – Recap
  • Lubbers Cup Photo Gallery – Learn to Row
  • Lubbers Cup Photo Gallery – Regatta
  • Christening of the John Schintzel
  • Lubbers Cup Day Two and Final Results
  • Grand Haven Tribune: Rowers Prevail
  • Laker Navy brings home Cal Cup
  • The San Diego Crew Classic
  • Cincinnati Invitational Recap
  • Cincinatti Invitational
  • Senior Spotlight: Staci O’Brien ’14
  • March 2014

  • Bucknell Invitational Recap
  • Laker Navy Scrimmages on the Susquehanna
  • 2014 Lubbers Cup Schedule
  • [VIDEO: Spring Training Camp 2014 - Part II]
  • Laker Navy in Rowing News
  • Keuper Cup Results
  • Keuper Cup Recap
  • Grand Valley State President Uses YouTube to Show Spring Break
  • GVSU Spring Break Video Footage
  • Pictures from Spring Training Camp – Photo Gallery
  • Spring Break Athletes’ Daily Journal
  • Laker Navy in the Local News
  • Results: C.R.A.S.H. – G . – Erg Race
  • Senior Spotlight: Kyle Barnhart ’14
  • Treasure Coast Newspaper Article on the Laker Navy
  • February 2014

  • Spring Break Training 2014
  • GVSU Mens Calendar Store
  • Senior Spotlight: Robert DeWeerd ’14
  • Mens Calendar Featured in Lanthorn
  • Laker tradition featured on Row2k
  • Senior Spotlight: Mia Edelhauser ’14
  • January 2014

  • Senior Spotlight: Adam Wlodkowski ’14
  • Senior Spotlight: Jordan Crandell ’14
  • A Look Forward to Spring 2014
  • Winter Training Daily Blogs and Camp Journal
  • Winter Training Pictures
  • “Whatever it Takes to Win” Video Clip
  • Senior Spotlight: Eduardo Avena ’14
  • Laker Navy Heads South for Winter Training
  • December 2013

  • Look back to Fall 2013
  • Senior Spotlight: Shelby Welbaum
  • Senior Spotlight: Costas Ciungan
  • November 2013

  • Alumni Update November 6 2013
  • Heated Inner Team Competition at the Frostbite Regatta
  • Head of The Huron Results
  • Lakers Finish Strong at Head of the Huron
  • Laker Navy Gearing up for the Head of the Huron
  • Haloween Regatta Photo Gallery
  • October 2013

  • Head of the Grand Results
  • HOCR Photo Gallery – sports graphics
  • Head of the Charles Photo Gallery
  • HOCR: Women’s Collegiate 8+ Golden in Boston
  • HOCR: Day One of Racing
  • Laker Navy Sets Sights on Boston
  • Laker Navy Family Weekend a Great Success
  • Family Weekend 2013
  • Novice Gearing Up For First Fall Regatta
  • Beautiful evening on the Grand
  • Novice Gearing Up For First Fall Regatta
  • September

  • Gearing up for Another Championship Year
  • 2013 Recruiting Information
  • August 2013

  • Grand Valley State Rowing – Year End Report 2013
  • 2013 Henley Wrap-up
  • Listen to Henley Royal Regatta Radio
  • Henley Women’s Regatta – Laker Navy Brackets
  • July 2013

  • ROWING: With a family legacy of rowing, GI’s Ciungan finds his niche at Grand Valley
  • Men’s Varsity 8+ falls short of advancing to the Second Round – HRR
  • Grand Valley Rowing has returned to England – Henley Royal Regatta
  • June 2013

  • Row from Henley-on-Thames to Reading – England, U.K.
  • Henley Walk – Thames Rives U.K 2013
  • Through Hail and High water, Grand Valley women compete in the Grand Final with the winners of the boat race, Oxford University.
  • Laker Navy has returned to England – Henley Women’s Regatta
  • Women’s Varsity 8+ Advances to Grand Final of the G.P. Jeffries Cup
  • Women’s Varsity 8+ Advances to Second Round of the G.P. Jeffries Cup
  • Grand Valley V8 Women – Henley 2013
  • Henley Women’s Regatta 2013 Training 19th June
  • Henley Women’s Regatta – Lakers are the top seed
  • The Grand Regatta (State Games of Michigan) – regatta info
  • Lakers Enter Henley Prep Stage
  • Head for the Royal Henley Regatta Alumni/Friends Challenge
  • The draw is available – Henley Women’s Regatta
  • ACRA All-American Teams and Coaches of the year 2013

  • Older Headlines


    Winter/Spring 2014

    C.R.A.S.H. -G
    Feb 22, 2015

    Spring Break Training Camp
    Feb 28-Mar 8, 2015
    Hillsborough River, Tampa, FL

    Georgia Tech Scrimmage
    March 8
    Roswell, GA

    San Diego Crew Classic
    Mar 26-30
    San Diego, CA
    Official Website

    Cincinnati Invitational
    Apr 4, 2014
    Batavia, OH

    20th Lubbers Cup Regatta
    Apr 11-12, 2015
    Spring Lake, MI
    Official Website

    Apr 25, 2015
    Allendale, MI

    47th MACRA Championship
    Apr 25, 2015
    Ypsilanti, MI

    GVSU Crew Banquet
    May 3, 2015
    Allendale, MI

    77th Dad Vail Championship
    May 6-10, 2015
    Philadelphia, PA
    Official Website

    8th ACRA Championship
    May 21-24, 2015
    Gainsville, GA
    Official Website


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