Wednesday, November 04, 2009
For the sixth consecutive week, the Calvin women’s cross country team is ranked number-one in the Division III Top 35 rankings compiled by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association. The Knights received a first place total of 279 points in this week’s poll, 10 points ahead of second-ranked Johns Hopkins (MD). Wisconsin-Eau Claire is ranked third and MIT ranked fourth. On the men’s side, Calvin has moved up one spot in this week’s poll as the Knights are ranked 15th, sharing the spot with Haverford (PA). North Central (IL) remains the top-ranked team in the men’s poll, garnering 280 points in this week’s poll, 10 points ahead of second-ranked Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Monday, November 02, 2009
A plethora of Calvin cross country runners have received All-MIAA honors. The all-conference awards were announced upon completion of the MIAA Championships held this past Saturday at Adrian College. Both Calvin teams rolled to first place finishes with perfect team scores of 15 points, marking the first time in MIAA history that men’s and women’s teams from the same school posted perfect scores at the league championships in the same year.
Saturday, October 31, 2009
ADRIAN, MI—The Calvin men’s and women’s cross country teams wrapped up MIAA titles on Saturday with perfect scores of 15 points at the MIAA Championships, hosted by Adrian College. In the men’s race, 16th-ranked Calvin took the top five spots including seven of the top nine. On the women’s side, top-ranked Calvin took the top six spots including seven of the top nine. It marks the first time in MIAA history that both a men’s and women’s team has posted a perfect score at the conference meet in the same year.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
The Calvin women’s cross country team remains the top-ranked team in the latest set of Division III Top 35 National Rankings released by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association. The Knights picked up 278 points in the latest poll with Johns Hopkins second with 274 points. The Calvin men’s cross country team also remains ranked 16th in the men’s poll with North Central (IL) continuing to hold the top spot.
Both Calvin cross country teams are preparing for the MIAA Championships which are scheduled to take place on October 31 at Adrian.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
OSHKOSH, WI—The 16th-ranked Calvin men’s cross country team had a strong showing at the Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational on Saturday, placing fourth with a team score of 158 points, finishing ahead of 15th-ranked Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Top-ranked North Central dominated the field with a first place team score of 22 points followed by sixth-ranked UW-Stevens Point in second (97 points) and ninth-ranked Augustana (IL) in third place (151 points).
Friday, October 09, 2009
The Calvin men’s and women’s cross country teams hosted the 2009 Michigan Intercollegiates on Friday at the Gainey Athletic Complex. In the men’s race, the University of Michigan took first place with a team score of 32 points. Calvin took fifth with a team score of 178 points. In the women’s race, Grand Valley State took first place with 16 points while Calvin was second with 49 points.
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
For the first time this year, the Calvin women’s cross country is alone in the top spot in the Division III Top 35 rankings released by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.
The Knights received 279 points in this week’s poll to move into sole possession of the top spot. Johns Hopkins (271 points) is now ranked second after sharing the top spot with Calvin a week ago.
Friday, October 02, 2009
NOTRE DAME, IN/ADRIAN, MI Ė The 10th-ranked Calvin menís cross country team placed 10th in the 8K Gold Division of the Notre Dame Invitational with 249 points. Top-ranked North Central (Division III) took first place with 46 points, edging third-ranked (Division II) Grand Valley State by six points for the win.
Calvin was paced by sophomore Nick Kramer (Dyer, IN/Illiana Christian HS) led the Knights with an 18th place time of 25:26. Kramer was seventh among Division III competitors in the race.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
For the second time this year, the Calvin womenís cross country team finds itself holding a share of the top spot in the Division III Top 35 poll conducted by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.
Calvin shares the top spot this week with John Hopkins (MD) which makes it initial entry at the top spot. Previous number-one and defending national champion Middlebury (VT) has dropped down to eighth. Washington University of St. Louis is ranked third.
Saturday, September 26, 2009
HOLLAND Ė Strong pack running, a career-best race by a hometown runner and powerful performances by Calvinís No. 1 runners highlighted a day where the Calvin menís cross country team claimed first place at the MIAA Jamboree hosted by Hope at the Ridge Point Community Church course.
Ranked seventh nationally, the Calvin menís cross country team took first place with a team score of 21 points, finishing 56 points ahead of second place Hope.
The menís race provided high drama as sophomore Nick Kramer (Dyer, IN/Illiana Christian HS) was locked in a fight for first place with Trine senior Darin King but surged with under a mile to go after powering up a steep hill and broke free for the win with a time of 25:03, 25 seconds ahead of Kingís second place finish.« First < 10 11 12 13 14 > Last »