Top HeadlinesMonday, March 03, 2014
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin attacker Chris Griffin and Albion midfielder Cameron Clements its Players of the Week in men’s lacrosse for games played through March 1. Griffin is the Offensive Player of the Week while Clements is the Defensive Player of the Week. Griffin, a freshman from Howell (Hartland HS), set a Calvin school record with seven points, including four goals, in a 15-1 victory over Defiance, Ohio. He is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time in his career. He is also the first player in Calvin men’s lacrosse history to receive MIAA Player of the Week honors. Calvin is back in action on Saturday when it travels to Elmhurst for a game slated to start at 2 p.m. (EST).Sunday, March 02, 2014 Box Score
DEFIANCE, OH – The Calvin men’s lacrosse team picked up its first victory of the young season and the third win in program history with a 15-1 win at Defiance College Saturday afternoon. The game marked Calvin’s largest margin of victory at the varsity level. Calvin led 5-0 at halftime, 8-1 after three quarters of play and then exploded for eight goals in the fourth quarter to seal the win. Freshman Chris Griffin (Howell/Hartland HS) led the charge with four goals and three assists, setting a Calvin single-game record for most points (7) in a game. Freshman Jake Hortsman (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) was also stellar in the middle, winning 10 of 15 face offs. Senior Casey Harless (Dewitt/Dewitt HS) had five saves in goal for the Knights. Calvin returns to action next Saturday when it travels to Elmhurst for a 2 p.m. (EST) game.Saturday, February 22, 2014 Box Score
LISLE, IL – Calvin dipped to 0-2 on the year with a 14-2 loss at Benedictine University Saturday afternoon.Benedictine led 6-0 at halftime and then outscored Calvin 6-0 in the third quarter to seal the win. Benedictine outshot Calvin 43-30. The Knights received goals from freshman Andrew Haan (Holland/Holland Christian HS) and freshman Joel Schaefer (Clarksville, MD/Annapolis Area Christian HS). Haan and junior Tim Marco (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) were also credited with one assist apiece. Senior Casey Harless (DeWitt/DeWitt HS) had 15 saves in goal for the Knights. Sophomore Tyler DeKryger (Cadillac/Cadillac HS) scooped up 12 ground balls for Calvin while Schaefer was 3-for-6 on faceoff opportunities. Calvin will now prepare to face Defiance College next Saturday at 1 p.m. The game was originally scheduled to be played in Grand Rapids but will now be played in Ohio because of more favorable field conditions.