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, Matt’s 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 season’s emotional significance.
Sunday, April 04, 2010
CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN - The Calvin men’s tennis team split a pair of non-conference matches on Saturday at Wabash College, falling 5-1 to regionally-ranked Denison Unviersity then defeating host Wabash 5-2.
Calvin is now 7-5 on the season.
Friday, April 02, 2010
RICHMOND, IN – Calvin improved to 6-4 on the year with an 8-1 non-conference victory at Earlham College Friday afternoon. Calvin’s only defeat came at No. 1 singles with the Knights winning in straight sets in the remaining five singles flights. Calvin also lost just three games combined in the three doubles flights.
Calvin is back in action tomorrow when it takes on regionally-ranked Denison and follows with a match against Wabash. Both matches will be played in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
Saturday, March 27, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - Calvin concluded its spring break trip with a 5-3 loss to Ogelthorpe University Friday morning. The Knights are now 5-4 on the season. Calvin opened the match with early momentum, gaining wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles.
Freshman Preston Phillips (Bexley, OH) and junior Roland Eldridge (Charlotte, NC) picked up an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles while sophomore Jon Goorhouse (Holland Christian HS) and junior Andrew DeVlieger (Northpointe Christian HS) were 8-1 winners at No. 3 doubles.
Friday, March 26, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin men’s tennis team suffered its second straight defeat, falling 7-2 to nationally-ranked Luther College. Luther entered the match ranked 27th nationally and seventh in the most recent ITA Central Region rankings.
Calvin’s lone doubles point came at No. 3 doubles with junior Andrew DeVlieger (Northpointe Christian HS) teaming up freshman Philip Reinken (Morton, IL) for an 8-6 win. In singles play, Calvin’s lone point came from senior Roland Eldridge (Charlotte, NC) at No. 3 singles.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - Calvin suffered a hard-fought 5-4 defeat to regionally-ranked Grinnell College Wednesday afternoon. The Knights are now 5-2 overall and 2-1 on their spring break trip. Grinnell took an early lead by winning two of the three doubles points. Calvin’s lone doubles point came from freshman Philip Reinken (Morton, IL) and sophomore Jon Goorhouse (Holland Christian HS) at No. 3 doubles.
Calvin and Grinnell then split the six singles points with junior Andrew DeVlieger (Northpointe Christian HS) winning an impressive 7-6, 1-6, 7-5 match at No. 3 singles, freshman Preston Phillips (Bexley, OH) winning at No. 4 singles and freshman Brian DeMaagd (Calvin Christian HS) winning at No. 5 singles.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - Calvin improved to 5-1 on the season with a 6-3 victory over North Central College Tuesday afternoon. Calvin took a 2-1 lead with victories at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles and then clinched the win with victories at No 2. (Andrew Rescorla), No. 3 (Andrew DeVlieger), No. 4 (Preston Phillips) and No. 6 (Philip Reinken) singles.
Calvin returns to action on Wednesday when it takes on Grinnell at 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - Calvin rolled to a 9-0 victory over Otterbein College Monday afternoon. The Knights are now 4-1 on the year. Calvin returns to action on Wednesday when it face North Central at 3 p.m.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
GRANDVILLE - The Calvin men’s tennis team suffered its first loss of the season late Thursday night, bowing to Division II Grand Valley State University 9-0 at the Ramblewood Tennis Courts. Calvin is now 3-1 on the year. Calvin is scheduled to return to action next Monday when it faces Otterbein at noon in a match scheduled to played in Orlando, Florida.
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