Quick Hits 9/26


Anthony Clark Jr., Sports Editor

Women’s golf places top-10 in Bulldog Invite, hosting Laker Fall Invite

Grand Valley State University women’s golf team are participating in not one, but two separate tournaments over the course of Sept. 24-26, making it their second and third invites of the fall season thus far. 

The Lakers participated in the Bulldog Invitational this past Saturday and finished seventh out of 15 teams with a score of 631 (+55). 

Sophomores Olivia Stoll and Julia Sanchez led the team in the individual leaderboards as both players tied for 14th overall, finishing with scores of 156 (+12). Sophomore Megan Miron also stood out individually, finding herself in a six-way tie for 17th place but moving up seven places on the leaderboard to finish the event (score of 157, +13).

Paula Badino, one of four sophomores for the Lakers, placed in the top-40 to round out the event for the team – shooting a 162 on the day (+18).

In their next time out, GVSU will host the 13th Annual Gilda’s Club Laker Fall Invite. The two-day event consists of 36 holes and starts Sunday, Sept. 25 and ends Monday, Sept. 26.

Men’s and women’s cross country teams heading to Kentucky

The GVSU cross country programs are traveling to Louisville, KY this upcoming weekend to compete in the 21st Annual Live in Lou XC Classic.

GVSU’s women’s team is coming off their second-place finish in the Spartan Invitational on Sept. 16, as the men’s team finished first overall in the same invite. 

Both teams will hope to continue the same success they have managed to achieve thus far as they prepare to race in their second-to-last invite of regular season action as the event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1 starting at 8 a.m.

GV club soccer on a roll to start season

GVSU’s women’s club soccer is showcasing their dominance over opponents to start their season as the team is currently undefeated at 5-0.

The team started their season facing Bowling Green State where they won 2-1, and followed it up with a win against Western Michigan University in a 5-0 shutout. Last weekend, Sept. 18, the team obliterated Ferris State’s defense in a 8-0 blowout.

More recently, the team beat Wayne State University 4-0 on Saturday, Sept. 24 and once more put up an offensive clinic in an 11-0 domination against Saginaw Valley. 

The club’s next match is at home on Friday, Sept. 30 at 12 p.m.