The Laker Navy Celebrates Homecoming
Alumni, friends, and family joined the team at the Allendale Boathouse to celebrate GVSU’s Homecoming weekend. The day was full of events, including the intramural championship and class races, the latter in which the senior men and upper-class women beat out all competition. Following these was the opportunity for retired rowers to get back into the boats for Alumni-Novice race. On both the men’s and women’s sides, it was the experienced alumni crews that triumphed.
Following the races, the crowd gathered for the christening of Grand Valley Rowings two new Pairs, The “Mike Stoll” and the “Danny Vainner”. These boats were Named after two athletes who put countless hours of time and effort into the program, both as rowers and supportive Alumni.
Following the events at the boathouse, everyone was invited up to the Rowing Training Center for the Paul Springer Scholarship Luncheon.