Quick Hits: GVSU basketball to host ‘Pizza Wars’

Lanthorn Staff

GVSU basketball to host ‘Pizza Wars’

Grand Valley State men’s and women’s basketball will host ‘Pizza Wars’ this Thursday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Free pizza will be available to students during both games from several different local vendors. The vendors will be up for a number of various awards, the winners of which will be announced at halftime of the men’s basketball game against Northern Michigan.

Tim Selgo featured in video

Tim Selgo, Grand Valley State’s athletic director, was featured on the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics’ (NACDA) “Ask the AD” series, presented by StubHub. The series features interviews with athletic directors from top programs, and gives firsthand insight into how they achieved their success and what makes athletic programs successful. The video can be found at www.gliac.org.

Selgo was elected as president of the NACDA this past summer, and will begin his term following the conclusion of his tenure at GVSU. Selgo is in his 20th and final year as GVSU’s athletic director, and has overseen some of the most successful years in school history.

GVSU leads Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings

The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, given annually to the top cumulative Division II and III athletic programs, recently released its final rankings for the fall sports season. Grand Valley State is leading Division II with 378 points, followed by Colorado Mines with 328 points and Western Washington falls in at third place with 239.5 points.

GVSU has won the Directors’ Cup a record 10 times, and has finished in the top two for 14 consecutive seasons. The Laker soccer team led the fall season’s charge, scoring 100 points for GVSU. Football, men’s and women’s cross country and volleyball all earned points for GVSU.

GVSU water polo standouts get All-America nods

Grand Valley State club water polo’s Jake Davis, Wally Kleinfeldt and Ross Kunzi have been named All-American honorable mentions. GVSU lost to the University of Illinois at Chicago 7-6 in the conference championship this year.