Quick Hits: Men’s basketball loses exhibition to Iowa State

Lanthorn Staff

Men’s basketball falls to Iowa State in exhibition

The Grand Valley State men’s basketball team suffered a 106-60 loss to No. 7 ranked Iowa State in Ames, Iowa on Friday night. The bright spot for the Lakers was the bench, which scored 25 points. The Cyclones outscored the Lakers in the paint 34-28, as GVSU held its own down low.

Three different Lakers scored in double figures, including senior Chaz Rollins, who led the team with 13 points and eight rebounds.

The Lakers have a short break before their first regular season game next weekend against Quincy and Missouri-St. Louis for the GLIAC/GLVC Challenge in Allendale.

Women’s soccer garners multiple GLIAC honors

The Grand Valley State women’s soccer team received multiple honors from the GLIAC, as juniors Clare Carlson and Marti Corby were recognized as the GLIAC Defensive and Offensive Player of the Year.

Seven Lakers were named to All-GLIAC teams in a release from the conference Thursday. Six were named to the All-GLIAC First Team, including Carlson and Corby.

Junior Kendra Stauffer, sophomore Gabriella Mencotti and seniors Katie Klunder and Katy Woolley were also elected to the first team. Junior midfielder Gabbie Guibord was named to the All-GLIAC Second Team. Junior Jayma Martin was an honorable mention.

Club softball cracks top 10

The Grand Valley State women’s softball club was ranked No. 5 in the most recent National Club Softball Association (NCSA) rankings. The Lakers (17-2) made a three-spot leap after being ranked No. 8 in the previous rankings.

GVSU has won 14 of its past 15 games, including a dominant three-game sweep over Eastern Michigan on Sunday to wrap up the fall regular season.

Judon sets GVSU sack record

Grand Valley State senior defensive end Matt Judon broke the all-time single-season sack record for a GVSU player on Saturday afternoon in a 49-42 Laker win over Tiffin University. Judon recorded 3.5 sacks in the game, giving him a total of 18 for the season. The senior surpassed Mack Lofton and Joe Huhn, who both had 15 sacks, and Mike McFadden, who recorded 16 sacks in 2005.

The Lakers (8-2, 7-2 GLIAC) still have one game remaining in the regular season against Saginaw Valley State, as Judon figures to tack on a few more sacks to his season total.