Thursday, July 15, 2010
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.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
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.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
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.
Sunday, April 11, 2010
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.
Friday, April 09, 2010
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.
Wednesday, April 07, 2010
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).
Friday, April 02, 2010
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.
Thursday, April 01, 2010
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.
Saturday, March 27, 2010
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).
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.« First < 8 9 10 11 12 > Last »