Friday, April 30, 2010
KALAMAZOO—The Calvin men’s tennis team split a pair of matches on Friday at the MIAA Tournament hosted by Kalamazoo, defeating Alma 5-0 in the first round and then falling to Hope 5-3 in the semifinals. The Knights (14-9) will face Albion in the third place match on Saturday at 9 a.m. at Kalamazoo’s Stowe Stadium. If the case of rain, the match will be moved indoors to Kalamazoo’s Markin Tennis Center.Prior to the start of the tournament, all seven men’s tennis teams competing at the tournament donned royal blue t-shirts designed by Hope men’s tennis coach Steve Gorno that honored Calvin junior men’s tennis player Matt DeVlieger (Grand Rapids/Northpointe Christian HS). DeVlieger is currently continuing his rehabilitation from a December 2009 scuba diving accident that left him paralyzed from the waste down.
The T-shirts were designed by Gorno as a fundraiser with all proceeds going to the medical expenses that the DeVlieger family is incurring as Matt recovers. The shirt was for sale on Thursday, April 29, at Johnny’s, Calvin’s on-campus coffee shop and continues to be available via Facebook at: Matt DeVlieger T-Shirt Facebook Page
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
(written by sports information student assistant Mitch Blankespoor)
Grand Rapids ĖCalvinís menís tennis team took on the Albion Britons on Tuesday afternoon in search of a 3rd place finish in the MIAA. The Knights defeated the Britons 6-3 to clinch the third seed in this weekendís MIAA tournament and an opening round matchup with the Alma Scots.
Sunday, April 25, 2010
The nationally-ranked Kalamazoo men’s tennis team handed Calvin a 9-0 defeat at Kalamazoo’s Markin Center Saturday afternoon. Ranked 19th nationally, Kalamazoo took all three doubles points and then swept the six singles flights in straight sets.
Calvin drops to 12-8 overall and 3-2 in MIAA competition with the loss. Calvin closes out its MIAA dual match campaign next Tuesday when it hosts Albion at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Calvin bumped its overall record to 12-7 and its conference mark to 3-1 with an 8-1 conference victory over the visiting Thunder of Trine University Wednesday at the Strikwerda Tennis Courts.
Calvin grabbed an immediate 3-0 lead in doubles play, winning all three flights by scores of 8-4. Roland Eldridge and Preston Phillips picked up a win at No. 1 doubles after trailing 2-1 early on. Andrew Rescorla and Brian DeMaagd then teamed up for the win at No. 2 doubles while sophomore Jon Goorhouse and junior Andrew DeVlieger came up with the win at No. 3 doubles.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
ADRIAN - Calvin got back on the winning track with a 9-0 conference victory at Adrian on Tuesday. The Knights are currently 11-7 overall and 2-1 in MIAA play. Picking up singles victories for Calvin on Tuesday were Roland Eldridge, Preston Phillips, Brian DeMaagd, Andrew Rescorla, Philip Reinken and Jon Goorhouse.
Phillips and Reinken are now both 10-5 in singles play this year.
Saturday, April 17, 2010
(written by Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Mitch Blankespoor)
The Calvin Knights menís tennis team took on rival Hope on the campus of Calvin College Saturday. Hope was victorious defeating the Knights 6-3.
The doubles matches proved to be the tightest of the whole day. First doubles was the first match to get off the courts. Gardner and Cawood for the Dutch defeated Phillips and Eldridge of Calvin 8-0. Calvinís head coach John Ross opted to diversify his doubles lineups putting his third and second singles players at first doubles. Hope head coach Steve Gorno went a different way playing his best two singles players at one doubles.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
ALMA - Calvin improved to 10-6 overall and to 1-0 in the MIAA with an 8-1 win at Alma on Tuesday. Calvin grabbed an early 3-0 leads with victories from sophomore Brian DeMaagd (Calvin Christian HS) and senior Andrew Rescorla (Zionsville, IN) at No. 1 doubles, freshman Preston Phillips (Bexley, OH) and sophomore Jon Goorhouse (Holland Christian HS) at No. 2 doubles and freshmen Philip Reinken (Morton, IL) and Jarod Brower (Holland Christian HS) at No. 3 doubles.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
GRANVILLE, OH—Calvin closed out play at the GLCA Tournament Saturday morning with a 7-2 victory over the College of Wooster to run its season record to 9-6. Calvin recorded a 2-1 record at the GLCA Tourney, defeating Ohio Wesleyan and Wooster while falling to eventual tournament champion Carnegie Mellon.
Friday, April 09, 2010
The Calvin men’s tennis team split a pair of matches Friday afternoon at the GLCA Tournament hosted by Kenyon College. The Knights opened the two-day tournament with a 5-0 victory over Ohio Wesleyan. The Knights then dropped a 5-0 decision to nationally-ranked Carnegie Mellon Friday afternoon. Calvin is now 8-6 on the year and is scheduled to return to action Saturday morning on the second day of the tournament.
Thursday, April 08, 2010
By Sports information Student Assistant Derek Neice
(Matt DeVlieger With Andy Roddick April 2 in Miami).
Much of the Calvin community knows of the horrible scuba diving accident that happened to junior Matt DeVlieger last year, an accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. As a tennis player, Mattís teammates certainly hold a special place for him in their hearts as he continues down the road of recovery. So with this in mind and with the 2010 season still just in its initial stages of competition, they have a lot to play for in terms of this seasonís emotional significance.« First < 8 9 10 11 12 > Last »