Tuesday, December 21, 2010
The 2010 Calvin men’s golf team is feature in the most recent issue of Michigan Golfer Magazine. The article, chronicling Calvin’s improbable comeback run for its first-ever MIAA title is written by Chris Lewis and can be found online at: Michigan Golfer Magazine . The story is found on pages 8-10. This past fall, the Calvin men’s golf team under the direction of head coach Brian Bolt captured its first-ever league title by overcoming a 19-stroke deficit on the final day of league competition, winning the conference crown by a mere two strokes over Trine University. As MIAA champions, the Knights will head to the NCAA III Championships next May 11-13 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
When the Calvin men’s and women’s cross country teams punched their tickets to the NCAA III Championships this past weekend at the Great Lakes Regional meet on Saturday, a new Calvin fall sports record was established. The men’s and women’s cross country teams were the fifth and sixth Calvin fall sports teams to earn spots in their respective NCAA III Championships competition, breaking the previous school record of five.
Saturday, October 09, 2010
ALMA - There is a first time for everything. On Saturday, the time was right for the Calvin men’s golf team as it captured its first-ever MIAA title.
Trailing by 19 strokes heading into the eighth and final MIAA Jamboree of the season, Calvin overcame the deficit to win the league crown by two strokes over Trine University. Calvin posted a team score of 296 at Saturday’s jamboree, hosted by Alma at the Pine River Country Club. Trine posted a team score of 317, 21 strokes behind Calvin, allowing the Knights to come-from-behind in dramatic fashion. Calvin finished the season with an eight-round total of 2411 strokes with Trine second at 2413. With the MIAA title, Calvin gains its first-ever bid to the NCAA III Championships, scheduled for May 10-13 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Guilford College will serve as host with the competition slated to be held at the Grandover Resort. Hendriksma also earned a spot on the All-MIAA first team, finishing with a season average of 74.5 strokes-per-round, the second-best single-season average in Calvin men’s golf history. Doezema earned a spot on the All-MIAA second team. Calvin finished the year by winning three of the MIAA Jamborees.
Thursday, October 07, 2010
DEARBORN - The Calvin men’s golf team finished in a tie for third place in a field of six teams at the Red Poling Classic Thursday at the Dearborn TPC. Calvin finished with a team score of 321 strokes. Malone (OH) took first place with a team score of 296. Calvin was led by sophomore Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a round of 77 while freshman Jake Hoogstrate (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 79, sophomore Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) an 82, junior Jake DeBoer (Byron Center/South Christian HS) and 83 and freshman Ross Ryzenga (Holland/Holland Christian HS) an 88.
Calvin will now prepare for its season finale on Saturday when the Knights compete at an MIAA jamboree hosted by Alma at the Pine River Country Club at 1 p.m.
Monday, October 04, 2010
CASCADE - The Calvin men’s golf team used home course advantage to its advantage by taking first place at an MIAA jamboree hosted by the Knights at the Watermark Country Club Monday afternoon. Calvin posted a first place team score of 305 strokes led by the medalist performance of senior Eric Doezema who fired a one-under par round of 71. Calvin finished three strokes ahead of Trine on Monday. The Knights still trail Trine by 18 strokes heading into the final MIAA Jamboree - scheduled for this Saturday at Alma - but did move into sole possession of second place in the MIAA overall standings.
Calvin is now three strokes ahead of Hope in the overall standings and 12 strokes ahead of fourth place Adrian. Senior Jess Hendriksma also had a stellar afternoon for Calvin on Saturday, firing a round of 73 that left him tied for fourth place individually. Rounding out Calvin’s finishers were sophomore Dave Sarkipato with an 80, sophomore Ben Kuiper with an 81 and freshman David Veen with an 82.
Monday, September 27, 2010
WEST OLIVE - With the season winding down, the Calvin men’s golf team has moved into fourth place in the MIAA standings. The Knights took third at an MIAA tournament hosted by Hope on Monday afternoon at the Wuskowhan Player’s Club with a team score of 300 strokes. The score allowed Calvin to move past Olivet and into fourth place in the league standings. The Knights are three strokes behind third place Adrian in the overall standings, eight strokes behind second place Hope and 21 strokes behind league-leading Trine. Calvin was led on Monday by senior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who tied for fourth place individually with a round of 73. Hendriksma is currently in fifth place in the MIAA individual standings with a season average of 74.3 strokes per round.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
ADRIAN – A fourth place finish at an MIAA tournament hosted by Adrian College on Saturday dropped Calvin back into fifth place in the overall MIAA standings.
Calvin finished tied for fourth at Saturday’s tournament held at the Lenawee Country Club with a team score of 305. Host Adrian took first place on Saturday with a team score of 295 strokes with Hope second at 299, Olivet third at 302 and Calvin tied with Albion for fourth place. Trine continues to hold a first place lead in the overall standings at 1490 strokes but is now just 13 strokes ahead of second place Adrian, 14 strokes ahead of third place Hope, 16 strokes ahead of fourth place Olivet and 19 strokes ahead of fifth place Calvin.
Men’s Golf Takes Fourth at MIAA Tournament - Gains Six Strokes on League Leader in Overall Standings
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
KALAMAZOO - The Calvin men’s golf team inched closer to league-leading Trine University despite finishing fourth at an MIAA tournament Tuesday afternoon at the Milham Park Golf Club. Calvin took fourth at the tournament with a team score of 301 strokes on Tuesday. The Knights are now tied for second place with Olivet and just one stroke ahead of fourth place Hope in the overall standings. The Knights made up six strokes on the league-leading Thunder of Trine however as Trine placed seventh on Tuesday with a team score of 307. Calvin trails Trine by 20 strokes in the overall standings.
Sunday, September 19, 2010
ANGOLA, IN – Calvin moved into sole possession of second place in the overall MIAA standings with a third place finish at an MIAA jamboree hosted by Trine University Saturday afternoon at the Zollner Golf Club.
Calvin posted a third place team score of 294 strokes with host Trine winning with a score of 275 and Adrian placing second with a score of 286. Hope was a stroke behind Calvin with a team score of 295.
Trine now holds a 27-stroke lead over Calvin for first place in the overall MIAA standings through three league outings. Calvin is three strokes ahead of Olivet and five strokes ahead of Hope.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
MARSHALL - The Calvin men’s golf team took first place at an MIAA jamboree hosted by Albion at the Medalist Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon, posting a team score of 303 strokes. The jamboree was the second of the year on the league schedule.
Calvin finished four strokes ahead of runner-up Trine and seven strokes ahead of third place Hope. After two league jamborees, Calvin is now in third place in the overall MIAA standings with 609 strokes, one stroke behind Olivet (608) and seven strokes behind league-leading Trine (602). Hope is in fourth place with 613 strokes overall.« First < 5 6 7 8 9 > Last »