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Calvin Sports Information Director Named Recipient of 2010 Hartman Writing Award

Monday, August 02, 2010

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2010 Hartman Writing Award Winning Entry on Jon & Ben Kuiper

The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced the winner of the Hartman Writing Award.

Jeff Febus, sports information director at Calvin College, has been named the winner of the Hartman Writing Award. The award honors the memory of former Albion College Sports Information Director Robin Hartman who passed away in August of 2006. At the time of his death, Hartman was the prep sports editor for the Fort Wayne News Sentinel.  Robin Hartman Memorial Tribute. The Hartman Award honors outstanding writing in a sports information capacity, either by a sports information director or assistant

This is the third year of the Hartman Writing Award. Each year, the winner has been selected by a member of the current Fort Wayne News Sentinel staff.

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Calvin Lands 143 on MIAA Academic Honor Roll - 19 Named to Honor Roll For Fourth Straight Year

Thursday, July 15, 2010

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Calvin's MIAA Academic Honor Roll Recipients

The 2009-10 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll has been announced by Commissioner David Neilson and 143 Calvin scholar-athletes have been named to the list.

The honor roll recognizes scholar-athletes who achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) for the entire 2009-10 academic year. A student needed to have won a varsity letter in a sport to be eligible. The MIAA Academic Honor Roll program was initiated in 1990 to recognize students at MIAA member colleges who excel both in athletics and in the classroom. This year’s Honor Roll includes several students who achieved the distinction four consecutive years. Of the students, 19 are from Calvin.

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10 Calvin Teams Receive MIAA Team GPA Award

Thursday, July 15, 2010

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History of Calvin's MIAA Team GPA Award Recipients

For the second consecutive year, 10 Calvin College athletics teams have received the MIAA Team GPA Award for the recently completed 2009-10 academic year matching a Calvin record. The award, presented by the Faculty Athletic Representatives of the MIAA member colleges recognizes conference athletic teams who achieved a 3.3 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for the entire 2009-10 academic year.  A year ago, Calvin established a school record as 10 of its 17 varsity teams eligible for the honor achieved a 3.3 or better grade point average.

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Jon Kuiper Receives Ping Great Lakes All-Region Honors from Golf Coaches Association of America

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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Men's Golf Ping All-Region Teams

Calvin College senior Jon Kuiper has been named to the Ping Division III Great Lakes All-Region men’s golf team announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Kuiper is one of 72 players spread across six different regions to be so honored. A native of Grand Rapids and a graduate of Grand Rapids Christian High School, Kuiper was a first team All-MIAA selection this past fall, finishing second in the final MIAA standings with an average of 74.0 strokes-per-round.

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Jon Kuiper Ties For 19th Place Individually at Purple and White Invitational

Sunday, April 11, 2010

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Tournament Results

LOCKBOURNE, OH - Calvin College senior Jon Kuiper completed competition at the 36-hole Purple and White Invitational this weekend host by Capital University. Kuiper (Grand Rapids Christian HS) finished the tournament tied for 19th place with a two-day total of 161 strokes, firing a round of 78 and then carding a score of 83 on Saturday.

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Jon Kuiper tied for 14th After Day One of Capital University Purple & White Tournament

Friday, April 09, 2010

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First Day Tournament Results

LOCKBOURNE, OH - Calvin College senior Jon Kuiper is in a tie for 14th place after day one of the Capital University Purple & White Invitational on Friday. A graduate of Grand Rapids Christian High School, Kuiper carded a score of 78 on the first day of competition.

The 36-hole tournament will conclude with a final 18-hole round on Saturday. Capital University is hosting the tournament at the Foxfire Golf Club.

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Men’s Golf Fourth at Furniture City Classic

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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Tournament Results

KENTWOOD—Playing through steady rain showers, the Calvin men’s golf team had a solid showing at the Furniture City Classic on Wednesday at the Stonewater Country Club, posting a fourth place (36-hole) score of 618 strokes, one stroke behind Grand Rapids Community College and one stroke ahead of fifth place Hope. Cornerstone took first place with a score of 598 with Davenport second (607) and Aquinas sixth (626).

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Jon Kuiper Captures Medalist Honors at Heidelberg Spring Collegiate Classic

Friday, April 02, 2010

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Heidelberg Spring Collegiate Classic Results

TIFFIN, OH - Calvin senior Jon Kuiper completed a sterling two days of competition at the Heidelberg Spring Collegiate Classic on Friday with a round of 74 that allowed him to finish with a two-day total of 147 strokes just three strokes over par. The two-day score was good for first place in the final individual standings, allowing Kuiper to take home medalist honors at the tournament held at the Mohawk Golf and Country Club.

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Jon Kuiper In Three-Way Tie for First Place After Day One of Heidelberg Spring Collegiate Classic

Thursday, April 01, 2010

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Heidelberg Spring Collegiate Classic

TIFFIN, OH - Calvin College senior Jon Kuiper of Grand Rapids Christian High School continued his quest to qualify individually for the NCAA III Men’s Golf Championships in May with a strong individual performance on day one of the Heidelberg Spring Collegiate Classic Thursday afternoon. Kuiper fired a first day total of 73 strokes to finish in a three-way tie for first place. The 36-hole tournament is scheduled to be completed on Friday afternoon at the Mohawk Golf and Country Club.

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Men’s Golf Takes Fourth at Muskingum Invitational

Saturday, March 27, 2010

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Muskingum Invitational Results

ZANESVILLE, OH—The Calvin men’s golf team took fourth in a field of nine teams at the two-day Muskingum Invitational at the Eaglesticks Golf Course with a 36-hole total of 613 strokes. Calvin opened the tournament with a day one score of 317 and then fired a sizzling score of 296 on Saturday. Malone was first with a two-day total of 558 strokes while Mount Union was second (603) and Otterbein third (611). Calvin’s top individual finisher was freshman Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a total of 148 (79-69) strokes. Senior Jon Kuiper (Grand Rapids Christian HS) was Calvin’s next man, tied for 11th with a total of 152 strokes (78-74).

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