By the Numbers: Grand Valley Football Dominates Wayne State 62-13


Grand Valley State University’s offense soared in Saturday afternoon’s 62-13 victory at Wayne State.

It was the most points the Lakers have ever scored at Wayne State, but it wasn’t the only impressive number Grand Valley recorded this weekend. Here are 10 more numbers that emerge from the Lakers’ stats sheet.

0. The number of seniors the Lakers had on their attack on Saturday.

2: Linebacker Denzel Williams forced a pair of fumbles for the Lakers

5. Grand Valley’s Abe Swanson and Christian McCarroll led the Lakers’ defense with five tackles apiece. McCarroll also returned a 36-yard fumble for a touchdown.

seven. The Lakers’ national ranking in Division II ahead of Saturday’s game.

8. Grand Valley improved to 8-1 overall, including 5-1 in the GLIAC heading into next Saturday’s regular season final at home against Davenport.

27. That’s the number of points the Lakers scored in the second quarter. The Lakers trailed 10-7 after the first quarter, but controlled the game at half-time, leading 34-13.

81: The Grand Valley defense yards were cleared in the second half.

218: passing yards for Grand Valley Cade Peterson, who was 15 of 24 and three TDs.

256: Yards rushing for the Lakers. Peterson led the rushing game with 62 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

491: Total offensive yards for the Lakers.


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