Grand Valley State wins 35th straight to set D-II record

By: CBSSports.com wire reports
By: CBSSports.com wire reports

Oct. 20, 2007

MIDLAND, Mich. -- Grand Valley State won its 35th straight game to set the Division II record for longest winning streak, beating Northwood 51-20 Saturday.

Hillsdale, an in-state rival to Grand Valley State, set the previous record from 1954-57.

Brad Iciek completed 17-of-24 passes for 403 yards for Grand Valley State and the Lakers (7-0, 6-0 Great Lakes Intercollegiate) had 641 total yards.

Northwood (3-4, 3-4) gained 416 yards.

The last time the Lakers' lost was Nov. 27, 2004, at North Dakota in the NCAA playoffs.

Division III Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, owns the NCAA record for consecutive wins with 55. Oklahoma's 47 straight victories is the major college mark.

Grand Valley held a 24-13 lead at the half, but broke the game open with 27 points in the third quarter. Brandon Horn had six catches for 147 yards.

Spencer Klukowski led Northwood with two touchdowns and 122 yards passing.

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