Top HeadlinesMonday, October 07, 2013 Results
The Calvin men’s golf team took second at the eighth and final MIAA Jamboree of the year on Monday afternoon, posting a team score of 314 at its home course the Watermark Country Club. With its second place performance, Calvin finishes second in the final MIAA regular season standings, 21 strokes behind MIAA champion Hope. In finishing second, Calvin clinches a spot in the MIAA Spring Tournament for the third consecutive year and will host one of the three 18-hole rounds that make up the MIAA Spring Tournament. The MIAA Spring Tournament includes the top four teams from the MIAA fall regular season with the winner of the spring tournament receiving an automatic bid to the NCAA III Tournament. Hope will host the final two 18-hole rounds of the spring tournament with Trine and Adrian also participating in the four-team field. Junior James Van Noord led Calvin on Monday with a 77.Thursday, October 03, 2013 Results
WEST OLIVE - Calvin’s hopes for a repeat MIAA championship took a significant hit on Thursday afternoon at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Hope College at the Wuskowhan Player’s Club. Calvin entered the day with a six stroke lead for first place in the overall MIAA standings. At the end of the day however, the Knights trailed rival Hope by 20 strokes heading into the eighth and final MIAA Jamboree, scheduled for next Monday at the Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids. Hope used a dominating performance on Thursday to vault into a commanding lead for first place in the overall standings, recording a team score of 290 with Trine second at 305, Alma third at 314 and Calvin fourth at 316. Calvin was led by senior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapdis/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who had a 75 while sophomore Justin Crow (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 78. Senior James Van Noord (Troy/Troy Athens HS) had an 80, senior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) and 83 and freshman Brad Smith (Brunswick, ME/Brunswick HS) an 86Saturday, September 28, 2013 Results
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With two MIAA Jamborees left to play, the Calvin men’s golf team is in sole possession of first place in the overall MIAA standings. The Knights moved six strokes ahead of Hope in the overall standings by tying for first place at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Trine University on Saturday. Calvin tied hosted Trine for first place with a team score of 288 with Hope six strokes back in third at 294. Calvin and Hope entered the day tied for the lead in the MIAA overall standings. Calvin had three players finish in the top four individually on Saturday led by freshman Brad Smith (Brunswick, ME/Brunswick HS) who carded a career-best score of 70 that was good for a tie for second place individually. Senior James Van Noord (Troy/Troy Athens HS) and senior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) then tied for fourth individually with rounds of 71. Senior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and sophomore Justin Crow (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) were also solid with Hoogstrate firing a round of 76 and Crow a round of 78.