Thursday, April 11, 2013
In Calvin athletics, what was the best play of the year? Who were the male and female newcomers of the year? What was the most exceptional performance in an individual event? Come to the arena on May 8 to find out. On Wednesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the Van Noord Arena, the Calvin C Club welcomes student-athletes, coaches and fans of the Knights to an evening of celebrating Calvin athletics. There will be desserts and refreshments, trophy displays, a “Year in Review” video and the presentation of 13 awards, culminating in the Tiemersma and Berť Awards for female and male athlete of the year. Registration for current Calvin student-athletes is available through their coaches, and registration for all others is available online now! Cost is just $10 for guests (reduced to $5 for current students and C Club members). Business attire is desired.
Don’t miss this historic first-ever night of Calvin athletic awardsóRSVP by May 1!
Saturday, March 23, 2013
CHARLESTON, SC - The Calvin men’s golf team competed in a head-to-head competition with the Division II Newberry Wolves on Friday. Newberry is coached by 1986 Calvin graduate Howard Vroon. The two teams featured split squads with the Newberry A team posting a team score of 304 while Calvin’s A squad had a score of 322. The Newberry B team came in at 331 while the Calvin B team came in at 334. Calvin’s A team scorers included senior Dave Sarkipato with a 78, senior Ben Kuiper with a 79, sophomore Mark Allen with a 79, junior Jake Hoogstre with an 86 and sophomore James VanNoord with an 87. Calvin’s B team included junior Ross Ryzenga with an 83, freshman Ben Elenbaas with an 85, freshman Justin Crow with an 87 and freshman Luke Tindall with an 88.Calvin’s next scheduled competition is April 10 when it hosts the Furniture City Classic at the Thornapple Pointe Golf Club.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Calvin College holds the lead in the latest set of MIAA Commissioner’s Cup standings as well as in the standings for the MIAA Men’s and Women’s All-Sports Awards. Calvin has a first place total of 147 points in the MIAA Commissioner’s Cup standings with Hope second with 126 points. In the men’s individual (all-sports) standings, Calvin has 68 points with Hope second with 56 points. In the women’s individual (all-sports) standings, Calvin has 79 points with Hope second with 70 points. This year, Calvin has captured nine MIAA regular season championships, winning league titles in men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s basketball and women’s swimming and diving.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A record-setting fall sports season has allowed Calvin to build an early lead in the MIAA Commissionerís Cup Standings. Through the recently completed MIAA fall sports season, Calvin leads the standings with 100 points, four points better than Hope. In the MIAA Womenís All-Sports Standings, Calvin has a first place total of 58 points with Hope second with 53. Hope leads the MIAA Menís All-Sports standings with 43 points, one point better than Calvin. This fall, Calvin captured a record six MIAA titles Ė winning conference crowns in menís and womenís soccer, volleyball, menís and womenís cross country, menís golf and volleyball.
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
(Photo courtesy of Albion College)
MARSHALL - The Calvin men’s golf team claimed the first MIAA title of the 2012-13 academic year, placing third at the eighth and final MIAA Jamboree of the year Tuesday afternoon at the Medalist Golf Club with a team score of 324 strokes. Calvin finished five strokes behind second place Hope and 12 strokes behind first place Adrian but finished 10 strokes ahead of Hope in the final MIAA overall standings. The league title is Calvin’s second in the last three years in men’s golf. Calvin will now host two of the three 18-hole rounds that make up the 54-hole MIAA Spring Tournament next spring. The spring tournament determines the league’s automatic qualifier to the NCAA III Tournament in May. Calvin will be one of four teams teams competing in the tournament along with Hope, Trine and Adrian. In Tuesday’s round, Calvin was led by junior Jake Hoogstrate with a 79 while senior Ben Kuiper had an 80, sophomore James VanNoord had an 81, senior Dave Sarkipato an 84 and junior Ross Ryzenga a 93. Kuiper was named to the All-MIAA first team for the second straight year while Sarkipato landed a spot on the All-MIAA second team.
Monday, October 01, 2012
CASCADE - With one league tournament left to be played, the MIAA men’s golf race has tightened up. Calvin remains the league leader but rival Hope is now within 15 strokes of the Knights with Trine University 19 strokes behind.Calvin took third at Monday’s MIAA Jamboree hosted by the Knights at the Watermark Country Club with a team score of 311 strokes. Hope took first place with a team score of 299 with Trine second at 310.The final MIAA Jamboree of the year is scheduled for October 9 at the Medalist Golf Club with Albion College set to host. The winner of the MIAA fall standings will claim the league’s regular season championship and will also host two of the three 18-hole rounds for the MIAA’s 54-hole spring tournament which determines the automatic qualifier to the NCAA III Tournament.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
ALMA - The Calvin men’s golf team got back on the winning track with a first place team score of 301 strokes at the sixth MIAA Jamboree of the year. The jamboree was hosted on Saturday by Alma at the Pine River Country Club. With two MIAA Jamborees left to play, Calvin has a 20-stroke lead over second place Trine and a 27-stroke lead over third place Hope. Calvin will host the upcoming MIAA Jamboree this Monday at the Watermark Country Club in Cascade. Calvin has now taken first place at four MIAA Jamborees this year - marking the most first place team finishes in school history in a single year.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
ANGOLA, IN - The Calvin men’s golf remains in sole possession of first place in the overall season MIAA standings but the race has tightened up. Calvin entered Thursday’s MIAA Jamboree at Trine University’s Zollner Golf Club with a 22-stroke lead but host Trine narrowed the gap with a first place total of 288 strokes. Calvin was fourth with 297 strokes while Hope took second (291) and Adrian third (294). Calvin’s top golfer on Thursday was junior Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 72 that was good for a seventh place tie individually. Senior Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 74 while senior Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) had a 75. Junior Mark Allen (Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Country Lutheran HS) and sophomore James VanNoord (Troy/Troy Athens HS) both had rounds of 76.
Monday, September 24, 2012
WEST OLIVE - At the midpoint of the MIAA season, the Calvin men’s golf team has taken a 22-stroke lead for first place in the league standings. The Knights did so with a first place score of 304 strokes at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Hope at the Wuskowhan Player’s Club Monday afternoon.The first place score was 11 strokes better than second place Alma and more importantly 20 strokes ahead of Trine University which trailed Calvin by just two strokes heading into Monday. Senior Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) overcame a score of 9 on his third hole of the day to finish the day with a first place of 73. It marks the first time that Sarkipato has claimed medalist honors in his collegiate career.
Calvin Men’s Golf Takes First Place at MIAA Jamboree #3 - Takes Sole Possession of MIAA Overall Lead
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
BATTLE CREEK - The Calvin men’s golf team is in sole possession of first place of the MIAA overall standings after recording a first place team score of 305 strokes Wednesday afternoon at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Olivet at the Bedford Valley Country Club. The team score pushes Calvin into a two-stroke lead in the overall MIAA standings over Trine University. Trine placed second in Wednesday’s competition with a score of 307. Senior Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) led the way for Calvin with a score of 71 that was good for first place medalist honors. The round also keeps Kuiper - the defending MIAA season medalist - in first place in the MIAA season individual standings as he holds a three-round average of 72.7 strokes-per-round.< 1 2 3 4 > Last »