Wednesday, October 14, 2009
WEST OLIVE - The Calvin men’s golf team finished in a three-way tie for second place in the final MIAA standings, posting a team score of 309 on Wednesday at the final MIAA Jamboree of the year. Hope hosted the MIAA Jamboree at the Wuskowhan Players Club. Albion took first place on Wednesday with a sizzling score of 291 to make up 18 strokes on Calvin while Trine fired a round of 297 to also catch the Knights and create a three-way tie for second place. Calvin finished the year with a season average of 305.0 strokes-per-round, establishing a new Calvin single-season record. It also marks Calvin’s first second place finish since the 2003 season.
Calvin was led by senior Jon Kuiper with a round of 73 that left him with a final season average of 74.0 strokes-per-round which was good for second place in the final MIAA individual standings. The average breaks the previous Calvin record of 75.9 set by Jeff TenBrink in 2005. It is also Calvin’s highest individual MIAA finish since Phil Rietema was second in 2003.
Thursday, October 08, 2009
MARSHALL, MI - The Calvin menís golf team placed sixth at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Albion on Thursday at the Medalist Golf Club but the Knights remain in second place in the overall standings with just one league outing left to play.
Calvin recorded a team score of 324 strokes on Thursday, two strokes behind Trine University. With one MIAA Jamboree left to play, Trine trails Calvin by 12 strokes in the overall standings. Albion is in fourth place, 18 strokes behind Calvin while Adrian is in fifth place, 20 strokes behind the Knights.
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
DEARBORN—The Calvin men’s golf team continued its strong play, tying for second place at the Red Poling Classic held at the Dearborn TPC on Tuesday afternoon. Calvin tied for second place with Malone College with a team score of 312 strokes, one stroke behind tournament champion Hope.
Calvin was led by junior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 75, junior Eric Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS with a 76 and senior Jon Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 79. Rounding out Calvin’s finishers were freshman Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) and senior Kyle Harvey (Willard, OH/Willard HS) with rounds of 82.
Calvin returns to action on Thursday when it competes at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Albion at the Medalist Golf Club.
Monday, October 05, 2009
CASCADE—The Calvin men’s golf team used home course advantage to its advantage, firing a first place and course record score of 294 strokes Monday afternoon at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by the Knights at the Watermark Country Club.
The team score shattered the previous course record of 301 set by Olivet in 2005.
It also marks the first time Calvin has placed first place at an MIAA Jamboree since 2002 when the Knights also won at the Watermark Country Club.
With the finish on Monday, Calvin has widened its lead on second place in the overall MIAA standings, moving 14 strokes ahead of third place Trine. Trine trailed Calvin by just one stroke heading into Monday’s competition. The Knights still trail Hope by 14 strokes in the overall standings however.
Monday, September 28, 2009
The MIAA men’s golf jamboree, hosted by Hope at the Wuskowhan Player’s Club in Holland was suspended because of severe weather conditions that swept through West Michigan Monday afternoon. Teams had completed roughly two-thirds of the competition but the scores have all been wiped out because of the weather.
There is no word at this time on whether the MIAA Jamboree - the sixth of a scheduled eight league competitions - will be made up at a later date or permanently canceled.
Calvin is scheduled to host the seventh MIAA Jamboree next Monday. The competition will be held at the Watermark Country Club in Cascade beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Men’s Golf Third at MIAA Jamboree at Trine - Now in Sole Possession of Second Place in MIAA Standing
Saturday, September 26, 2009
ANGOLA, IN—Calvin moved into sole possession of second place in the MIAA standings on Saturday, posting a third place team score of 302 strokes at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Trine University at the Zollner Golf Club. The Knights are now in a fierce fight for second place in the overall standins as Trine moved within a stroke of the Knights with a first place team score of 287 on Saturday. Hope took second with a score of 290 to widen its overall lead in the MIAA standings to 25 strokes with three league outings left to play.
Thursday, September 24, 2009
KALAMAZOO - A year ago, the Milham Park Golf Club proved to be a stumbling block for the Calvin men’s golf team. On Thursday, the course became a potential building block for the Knights who are making a strong bid for a big push up the MIAA standings at the mid-point of the conference season.
On Thursday, Calvin posted a third place team score of 298 strokes at the fourth MIAA Jamboree of the league season, hosted by Kalamazoo at the Milham Park Golf Club, allowing the Knights to move into a tie for second place with Adrian in the overall team standings. A year ago, the Knights closed out their 2008 MIAA campaign at the same course, fading to a sixth place team score of 329 strokes, leaving Calvin in fifth place in the final league standings.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
ADRIAN—The Calvin men’s golf team turned in another solid performance at the third MIAA jamboree of the year and in the process, inched closer to second place in the overall MIAA standings Saturday afternoon at the Lenawee Country Club.
At Saturday’s outing hosted by Adrian College, Calvin posted a second place team score of 304 strokes, just two strokes behind Hope. The Knights also finished six strokes ahead of Adrian and now trail the Bulldogs by just three strokes in the overall team standings. The Knights are also just eight strokes back of league-leading Hope.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
ALMA—Calvin moved into third place in the MIAA overall standings with a third place finish at the second MIAA jamboree of the year, posting a third place team score of 302 strokes, just one stroke behind Adrian and four strokes back of Hope.
Adrian continues to hold first place in the overall standings with a two-round total of 600 strokes with Hope close behind at 603. Calvin is in third at 609 followed by Olivet and Trine at 612
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
The Calvin men’s golf team placed fourth at the first MIAA outing of the year on Tuesday. The outing was hosted by Olivet at the Bedford Valley Country Club. Calvin posted a fourth place score of 307 strokes behind the play of senior Jon Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who had a 72, one shot out of medalist honors. Junior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 78 as did freshman Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS). Rounding out Calvin’s finishers were sophomore Jake DeBoer (Byron Center/South Christian HS) with a 79 and junior Eric Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with an 80.
Adrian took first place as a team with a score of 299 followed by Olivet with 300 and Hope with 305. Nick Harliss of Olivet was the medalist with a round of 71.« First < 9 10 11 12 13 >