Monday, March 11, 2013
Calvin College holds the lead in the latest set of MIAA Commissioner’s Cup standings as well as in the standings for the MIAA Men’s and Women’s All-Sports Awards. Calvin has a first place total of 147 points in the MIAA Commissioner’s Cup standings with Hope second with 126 points. In the men’s individual (all-sports) standings, Calvin has 68 points with Hope second with 56 points. In the women’s individual (all-sports) standings, Calvin has 79 points with Hope second with 70 points. This year, Calvin has captured nine MIAA regular season championships, winning league titles in men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s basketball and women’s swimming and diving.
Monday, February 18, 2013
The Calvin men’s tennis team opened up its 2013 season by competing in the annual West Michigan Tournament this past weekend. Calvin’s top performance came from its No. 2 doubles tandem of senior Brian DeMaagd and junior Loukas Peterson that claimed the tournament title. Calvin is back in action on March 13 when it hosts Cornerstone University at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A record-setting fall sports season has allowed Calvin to build an early lead in the MIAA Commissioner’s Cup Standings. Through the recently completed MIAA fall sports season, Calvin leads the standings with 100 points, four points better than Hope. In the MIAA Women’s All-Sports Standings, Calvin has a first place total of 58 points with Hope second with 53. Hope leads the MIAA Men’s All-Sports standings with 43 points, one point better than Calvin. This fall, Calvin captured a record six MIAA titles – winning conference crowns in men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf and volleyball.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The 2011-12 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic - Honor Roll has been announced by Commissioner David Neilson and 123 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 2010-11 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.
Friday, July 06, 2012
For the eighth consecutive year, the Calvin men’s tennis team has received the ITA All-Academic Award. All eight awards have come under the watch of current Calvin men’s tennis coach John Ross.
In order to receive the award, a team needed to maintain a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above for the 2011-12 academic year. In addition, three members of the Calvin men’s tennis team have received ITA Scholar-Athlete academic honors for maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or above during the 2011-12 academic year. The three individuals from Calvin to be so honored are junior Brian DeMaagd and sophomores Stephen Healy and John Strikwerda.
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
The latest edition of Calvin’s Knightfile Magazine is now online. The edition features Calvin’s recently completed spring sports season headlined by a look at Calvin’s long-standing steeplechase tradition in track and field. Other sports covered include men’s and women’s tennis, baseball and softball. This spring, Calvin senior Nick Kramer captured the national championship in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.
Friday, June 01, 2012
By Mitch Blankespoor
“I first met Phil (Reinken) during my first ever stop on Calvin’s campus,” junior Preston Phillips said. “I knew right then and there we were going to become friends.”
Saturday, May 05, 2012
The All-MIAA men’s tennis teams have been announced and Calvin junior Brian DeMaagd has been named to the All-MIAA first team while junior Preston Phillips has been named to the All-MIAA second team. A native of Grandville and a graduate of Calvin Christian High School, DeMaagd is receiving All-MIAA honors for the first time. Earlier this year, he received MIAA Player of the Week honors once. DeMaagd served as Calvin’s No. 1 singles player this year. In conference play, DeMaagd was 3-3 at No. 1 singles. He was also part of a No. 2 doubles team that went 6-0 in league play this spring.Phillips is from Bexley, Ohio. He is a graduate of Bexley High School. Phillips filled Calvin’s No. 2 singles slot throughout much of the 2012 season. He was 4-2 in singles play against league opponents. He was also part of a No. 1 doubles team for the Knights this spring and posted a 5-1 doubles record against league opponents. Calvin finished the 2012 season with an overall record of 11-9 and a second place finish in the MIAA regular season standings with a 5-1 league mark. The Knights later reached the MIAA Tournament Championship final before falling to Kalamazoo College 5-1.
Friday, May 04, 2012
The 2012 season came to an end for the Calvin men’s tennis team Friday afternoon at Stowe Stadium as the Knights dropped a 5-1 decision to Kalamazoo in the MIAA Tournament Championship final. Calvin concludes its season with an overall record of 11-9. Calvin’s lone point came at No. 1 doubles as the tandem of juniors Philip Reinken and Preston Phillips won by a 9-8 score. Kalamazoo led 2-1 after doubles play and then claimed wins at No. 5, No. 3 and No. 1 singles to close out the win in a match played to decision. Friday’s match marked the second straight year that Calvin has advanced to the MIAA Tournament Final in men’s tennis.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Calvin College men’s tennis defeats rival Hope College 5-4 in the MIAA Tournament semifinals. Despite the weather delay, the Knights needed a huge comeback from junior Preston Phillips to clinch the win.This earns Calvin a matchup against the Kalamazoo Hornets, a team the Knights have never beaten, in the MIAA Tournament Championship. The match will be played at 4pm at Kalamazoo’s Stowe Tennis Stadium.« First < 2 3 4 5 6 > Last »