Tuesday, June 16, 2009
(Release prepared by MIAA publicist Greg Chandler)
ROYAL OAK - Awards by the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association to the outstanding senior athletes from its member schools during the 2008-09 academic year have been announced by Commissioner David Neilson.
Jed Christiansen of Calvin College has received the Albert H. Deal Scholar-Athlete Award, while Nora Kuiper of Hope College has been presented the Sheila Wallace Kovalchik Scholar-Athlete Award.
The awards recognize senior class athletes who have excelled in academics and athletics, as well as displayed outstanding leadership qualities. The awards honor two former MIAA commissioners, Albert Deal (1971-91) and Sheila Wallace Kovalchik (1991-2002).
Calvin Track and Field/Cross Country Athletes Receive ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Honors
Thursday, June 04, 2009
Four Calvin athletes have received ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV honors in the track and field/cross country college division.
On the men’s side, Erik Van Kampen has been so honored while on the women’s side, the Knights have three honorees in seniors Julie Bratt and Sarah Wittingen and junior Jessica Koster. All four individuals now advance to the national ballot and are eligible for Academic All-America consideration.
Monday, June 01, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS—Calvin College has finished in ninth place in the inaugural Al Carius Program of the Year Award standings.
The Al Carius Program of the Year Award is awarded annually to the most outstanding NCAA Division III menís cross country/track & field program. The award honors the institution that has achieved the most success in each academic year (spanning the cross country, indoor track & field, and outdoor track & field seasons) based on the institutionís finish at the NCAA Division III Championships.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
This weekend, Calvin College senior Nate DeHaan will compete in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the NCAA III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. DeHaan is seeded eighth with a time of 9:08.26 and will join teammate Aaron Goodman in the race. A year ago, DeHaan finished 12th in the steeplechase at the national meet, despite losing a shoe in the opening lap. The Calvin Sports Information Department recently caught up with DeHaan to talk about the upcoming national meet and his Calvin career. Listen to the interview here: Nate DeHaan Audio Interview
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan—Calvin College has announced the 2009 recipients of its highest honors for men’s and women’s athletics: the Berť Memorial Award and the Kay Tiemersma Athletic Award.
Jed Christiansen of Greenville, Pennsylvania, is this year’s Berť Memorial Award winner while Erica Deur is this yearís recipient of the Tiemersma Award. Christiansen has been a four-year standout on the Calvin men’s cross country team and on its men’s track and field team. Deur has a been a diving standout on the Calvin women’s swimming and diving team the past four years.
Thursday, March 05, 2009
The Calvin College menís and womenís cross country teams have once again received All-Academic Team honors from the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association of America.
Saturday, November 22, 2008
The Calvin women’s cross country team took second at the NCAA III Championships earlier today, posting a team score of 237 points. Top-ranked Middlebury won the crown with 179 points.
The Calvin men’s cross country team took fifth as a team with a cumulative score of 239 points. Top-ranked Cortland State won the national title with 80 points.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
The Calvin College men’s and women’s cross country teams will depart on Thursday for Hanover, Indiana, where they will compete at the NCAA III
Championships hosted by Hanover College. The official meet web site can be found at:Nationals website
The following is a preview of both the Calvin men’s and women’s teams.>
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
In addition, Calvin senior Jed Christiansen has been named Great Lakes Regional Men’s Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive season. Christiansen (Greenville, PA/Greenville HS) won his second straight Great Lakes title, clocking 24:44. Two weeks earlier, Christiansen won individual honors in leading Calvin to its 22nd consecutive Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team title.
Saturday, November 15, 2008
WESTERVILLE, OHIO- Cold and wet conditions couldnít slow down Calvinís nationally ranked cross country teams Saturday at Otterbein College. The womenís team, ranked first nationally, won its second straight regional title and the menís team, ranked fourth nationally, won its 13th consecutive regional title.« First < 14 15 16 17 18 >