GVSU To Host West Texas A&M In NCAA Quarterfinal Game Saturday



Dec. 6, 2013

Allendale, Mich. -

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Grand Valley State (11-2) is set to host West Texas A&M (11-2) in an NCAA DII Quarterfinal playoff game Saturday (Dec. 7) at Lubbers Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. Tickets are available through the GVSU ticket office and will be available at the Lubbers Stadium ticket center beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday. Fans that will not be able to make it to the game can watch live on Xfinity channell 900 or listen to Dick Nelson and Steve Lloyd-Jones on the GVSN Radio Network (ESPN 96,1 FM).

The Last Meeting
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Grand Valley State34
September 2, 2010
Allendale, Mich.
No. 2 GVSU Claims 34-31 Victory Over No. 8 West Texas A&M
Second-ranked Grand Valley State gave first-year head coach Matt Mitchell an exciting 34-31 victory over No. 8 West Texas A&M Thursday (Sept. 2) before a crowd of 13,128. GVSU (1-0) will host No. 18 Hillsdale College next Saturday (Sept. 11). GVSU has won 10 straight season-openers, 26 straight regular season home games and 95-of-its-last-100 games overall.

Grand Valley State (11-2) claimed a 34-30 victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo last week, while West Texas A&M defeated Ohio Dominican 34-27.

The Series

Grand Valley State is 2-0 vs. West Texas A&M. The Lakers claimed a 37-24 road victory over WTAM in the season opener in 2009, followed by a 34-31 home win in Matt Mitchell's first game as head coach in 2010.

NCAA Playoffs

Grand Valley State is making its 16th appearance in the NCAA DII playoffs, the third-highest total among all Division II schools. The Lakers have a 30-11 all-time in the playoffs, with the 30 wins also ranking third all-time. GVSU's .731 winning percentage in the playoffs is first in NCAA DII history. Grand Valley State has won four NCAA DII National Championships (2002, 2003, 2005, 2006) and appeared in sixth title games (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009).

GVSN Radio Network

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