Grace College men’s basketball game against Mt. Vernon Nazarene Tuesday night became an historic one as they won, 85-73, on the road. The online news site, Stacey Page Online, details the significance of the win. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article. Also, click here to read about Tuesday night’s game, Grace Earns 1000th Win at Mt. Vernon Nazarene.
Breaking Down The 1,000 Victories
WINONA LAKE – 57 seasons, 4 coaches and over 1,700 games have led to a historic milestone for Grace College men’s basketball — 1,000 all-time Lancer victories.
Grace became just the fourth Crossroads League team to reach the 1,000 win mark (Taylor, Huntington, Bethel).
A celebration has been planned for Saturday, Feb. 1, to coincide with the Lancers’ home game against Goshen at 3 p.m. A special presentation will be made by Director of Athletics Chad Briscoe before the game to men’s coach Jim Kessler and Grace President Dr. Bill Katip. T-shirts with the official “1,000 Lancer victories” logo will be available for sale at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center to commemorate Grace’s achievement.
Additionally, all Grace College men’s basketball alumni who are present will be honored at the conclusion of the men’s game against Goshen for their contribution to Grace’s milestone.