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Calvin cross country teams place third at Notre Dame Invitational

Friday, September 28, 2012

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NOTRE DAME, IN - The nationally-ranked Calvin men’s and women’s cross country teams had solid performances at the Notre Dame Invitational Friday afternoon as the sixth-ranked Calvin men’s team took third in the men’s Gold Division with a team score of 96 points while the eighth-ranked Calvin women’s team was third in the women’s Gold Division with 130 points.

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Dan Kerr and Nicole Michmerhuizen Receive MIAA Runner of the Week Honors

Monday, September 24, 2012

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. †Ė The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvinís Dan Kerr and Nicole Michmerhuizen as its Runners of the Week in cross country for meets through Sept. 9.Kerr, a senior from Petoskey (Petoskey HS), was first across the finish line in leading the Knights to an impressive performance at the MIAA Jamboree Friday at Saint Maryís, posting a time of 25:30 over the 8-kilometer course. Kerr is being honored as Runner of the Week for the second time in his career. Michmerhuizen, a junior from Holland (Holland Christian HS), won the womenís race at the MIAA Jamboree at Saint Maryís Friday, crossing the finish line in a time of 22:01. Her performance led the Knights to a first-place showing at the Jamboree. Michmerhuizen is being honored as Runner of the Week for the first time in her career.

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Calvin Cross Country Teams Turn in Dominating First Place Performances at MIAA Jamboree

Friday, September 21, 2012

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NOTRE DAME, IN - The nationally-ranked Calvin men’s and women’s cross country teams came away with a pair of dominating performances at the MIAA Jamboree hosted by Saint Mary’s College Friday afternoon. Ranked sixth nationally, the Calvin men’s cross country team took six of the top seven spots to record a first place team score of 17 points, 56 points ahead of second place Hope.On the women’s side, Calvin also dominated as the eighth-ranked Knights recorded a team score of 20 points, 33 points ahead of 17th-ranked Hope. The Calvin women took the top two spots individually including seven of the top nine to cruise to the win.

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Calvin Cross Country Teams Continue To Hold High Spots in National Rankings

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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USTFCCCA Division III National Rankings (9-19-12)

The Calvin menís and womenís cross country teams have held their spots in the national rankings. In the most recent set of Division III Top 35 rankings released by the United States Cross Country Coaches Association of America this morning, the Calvin menís team is ranked sixth while the Calvin womenís team is ranked eighth. Both teams were ranked in the same positions in last week’s poll. In the first poll of the year Ė released three weeks ago Ė the Calvin menís cross country team was ranked seventh while the Calvin womenís team was ranked 10th.Two weeks ago, both teams took first place at their own Knight Invitational with the Calvin menís team posting a first place total of 30 points and its womenís team collecting a first place score of 34 points. Both teams are in the process of preparing for the MIAA Jamboree on Friday at Saint Maryís College in Notre Dame, Indiana. The men’s race will begin at 5 p.m. with the women’s race to follow at 6 p.m.

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Calvin Cross Country Teams Move Up in National Polls

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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USTFCCCA Division III National/Regional Polls for 9-12-12

The Calvin menís and womenís cross country teams continue to climb in the national rankings. In the most recent set of Division III Top 35 rankings released by the United States Cross Country Coaches Association of America, the Calvin menís team is ranked sixth while the Calvin womenís team is ranked eighth. In the first poll of the year Ė released two weeks ago Ė the Calvin menís cross country team was ranked seventh while the Calvin womenís team was ranked 10th.This past weekend, both teams took first place at their own Knight Invitational with the Calvin menís team posting a first place total of 30 points and its womenís team collecting a first place score of 34 points. Both teams are in the process of preparing for the MIAA Jamboree on September 21 at Saint Maryís College in Notre Dame, Indiana.

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Job Christiasen & Alyssa Penning Receive MIAA Runner Of the Week Honors

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. Ė The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvinís Job Christiansen and Alyssa Penning as its Runners of the Week in cross country for meets through Sept. 9.Christiansen, a junior from New Ipswich, N.H. (Mascenic Regional HS), finished fifth at the Calvin Invitational with a time of 24:57 over the 8-kilometer course, helping the Knights win the meet with a team score of 30 points. Christiansen is being honored as Runner of the Week for the first time in his career. Penning, a senior from Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids Christian HS), led the Knights to a first-place showing at their invitational with a second-place finish in a time of 17:57 over the 5-kilometer course. Penning is being honored as Runner of the Week for the second time in her career.

 

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Seventh-Ranked Calvin Men’s Cross Country Team is a Winner at Knight Invite

Saturday, September 08, 2012

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By Mark DeHaan

Hosting the Knight Invitational at the Gainey Athletic Complex, the seventh-ranked Calvin men’s cross country team looked to top the list of 17 schools competing on a beautiful Saturday morning. Calvin did just that, taking first place with a team score of 30 points. Senior Nick Kramer crossed the line first with a time of 24:23.3. Senior Dan Kerr followed closely behind, finishing in 24:28.4. Third place finisher Bobby Over of Allegheny did not come in until 24:43.8, showing the dominance of Calvin’s top two. Coming in third for Calvin was senior Job Christiansen with a time of 24:57.5, Christiansen also took the fifth overall spot. The Knights fourth runner and taking seventh overall was senior Matt Vander Roest. Calvin’s fifth runner and taking the 15th spot overall was senior David Vande Bunte in 25:32.7.

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Calvin Men’s Cross Country Team Ranked 7th/Women’s Cross Country Team Ranked 10th in National Polls

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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USTFCCCA Division III Preseason Top 35 Cross Country Polls

The Calvin men’s and women’s cross country teams are both nationally-ranked in the first Division III Top 35 Poll conducted by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.On the men’s side, Calvin is ranked number-seven. On the women’s side, Calvin is ranked 10th. North Central (IL) is the top-ranked team in the men’s poll while Middlebury (CT) is the top-ranked team in the women’s poll. A year ago the Calvin men’s team finished 11th at the NCAA III Cross Country Championships while the Calvin women’s team finished 13th. Both teams are led by head coach Brian Diemer.

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Calvin Cross Country Teams Ranked Number-One in First Set of Great Lakes Regional Rankings

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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USTFCCCA Division III Regional Rankings

The first set of Division III regional rankings for men’s and women’s cross country have been released by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association and both Calvin teams are ranked number-one in their respective regional polls. The Calvin men’s team holds the top spot in the men’s Great Lakes regional rankings with Wabash second. The Calvin women’s team is ranked number-one in the women’s Great Lakes regional rankings followed by Oberlin in second. Both Calvin teams captured Great Lakes Regional titles a year ago. The Calvin teams will open their seasons on September 8 when they host the Knight Invitational at the Gainey Athletic Complex.

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2012 Calvin Men’s Cross Country Outlook

Saturday, August 18, 2012

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2012 Calvin Men'x Cross Country Outlook

With three All-Americans and six individuals that were members of its team that competed at the 2011 NCAA III Championships, the Calvin men’s cross country team is looking forward to the 2012 season with great anticipation and excitement. Returning letterwinners that ran at the 2011 NCAA III Cross Country Championships include seniors Dan Kerr (Petoskey/Petoskey HS), Matt VanderRoest (Ann Arbor/Ann Arbor Huron HS), Greg Whittle (Galesburg, IL/Galesburg HS) Rhett Morici (St. Charles, IL/St. Charles North HS) and David VandeBunte (Byron Center/Byron Center HS). The alternate from last year’s nationals team - senior Job Christiansen (New Ipswich NH/Mascenic Regional HS) also returns.

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