Sports Briefs

GVL Staff

Former GV football player makes second NFL start

Former Grand Valley State University football player and current Cincinnati Bengal Dan Skuta started his second-career game on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.

The third-year pro, who has played both fullback and linebacker in his time with the Bengals, started at middle linebacker in place of Rey Maualuga, who was out with a sprained ankle. Skuta recorded five total tackles in the team’s 27-17 victory.

Rice awarded with Player of the Week

Coming off a freshman season where she finished 27-1 in singles, Grand Valley State University women’s tennis player Lexi Rice has been honored as the GLIAC Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week.

After an undefeated weekend that saw her go 2-0 at both No. 4 singles and no. 3 doubles against Ashland University and Ohio Dominican University, Rice followed her success up with two more wins against Ferris State University and Lake Erie College the following week to extend her regular season singles record to a perfect 11-0 in dual meets.GL

GLIAC North Standings


Ferris State 4-2

Indianapolis 4-2

Saginaw Valley 4-2

GVSU 3-3

Michigan Tech. 3-3

Northern Mich. 2-4

Northwood 1-5


GVSU 12-0

Northern Mich. 6-4-2

Ferris State 6-4-2

Saginaw Valley 4-6-2

Northwood 4-8

Michigan Tech. 3-8-1


Ferris State 11-1

Northern Mich. 9-2

Saginaw Valley 8-3

Northwood 6-5

GVSU 6-6

Lake Superior 3-8

Michigan Tech. 0-11