Dad Vail V8+ 1997
GVSU’s 1997 Dad Vail Men’s Varsity 8+

September 24, 2017
Boathouse, Allendale,MI


Coach Richard Laurence
Richard Laurence
Head Coach from 1996-1999

Photo Gallery
1997 Dad Vail Results



Spirit of ’97 Returns with Coach Richard Laurence!

The great Men’s Varsity 8+ crew from 1997 returns!

The only Grand Valley Men’s Varsity Eight crew to medal at the Dad Vail returns to the Grand River to race the current Varsity Men’s Eight on Sunday, September 24th, 2017. The Spirit of ’97 will race as follows:

Cox – Diana “Waluk” Bushman ’99
S – Ryan Quick P ’97
7 – Dave George S ’97
6 – Ken Moon P ’99
5 – Dana Schmunk S ’98
4 – Jeff Brecheisen S ’99
3 – Matt LeBlanc P ’97
2 – Ben Moon S ’97
B – Chris Czarnecki P ’00

Come out to Grand Valley’s Boathouse at 10:30 this Sunday to watch the races!

Finals Result Men’s Varsity 8+ – Dad Vail 1997
Event 131 – 5:45
Place,Crew,Time
1 – Gold,Temple,5:59.05
2 – Silver,Florida Tech,6:04.83
3 – Bronze,Grand Valley,6:09.73
4,St. Joseph’s.,6:16.78
5,Wichita St,6:18.54
6,Drexel,6:20.55

GVSU DV V8 97_3 (1)
GVSU Dad Vail Men’s Varsity 8+ – 1997

GVSU IRA 4+_97
GVSU IRA 4+ of 1997

GVSU DV V8 97_3
GVSU Dad Vail Men’s Varsity 8+ Bronze Medalist of 1997






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