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Softball Splits Pair of 2-1 Contests in Tucson, Arizona

Friday, March 26, 2010

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TUCSON, AZ - Calvin split a pair of 2-1 game on Wednesday morning, defeating Marian College of Wisconsin and then falling to Edgewood by the same score.

In the win over Marian, Calvin scored two runs in third inning, using RBI singles from sophomore Marie Prins (Unity Christian HS) and freshman Ashley Oosterink (Calvin Christian HS). Marian added a run in the fourth but starter Shelby Mast (Hudsonville HS) was able to keep Marian scoreless the rest of the way as she picked up her third victory of the season, striking out eight and scattering five hits.

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Softball Falls to Whitworth College 4-1 In Night Game in the Desert

Thursday, March 25, 2010

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TUCSON, AZ - Calvin suffered a 4-1 loss to Whitworth college lat Wednesday night in the desert. Whitworth (7-9) scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to break a 1-1 tie. Calvin (2-1) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, using two Whitworth errors and a sacrifice hit with senior Whisper Miller (Reed City HS) scoring the first run of the game.

Whitworth tied the game at one on a home run in the bottom of the second. In the fifth, the Pirates used three hits and three walks to score three runs.

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Softball Edges George Fox 3-2 Behind Late Run From Whisper Miller

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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TUCSON, AZ - Calvin picked up its second win in as many days with a 3-2 victory over George Fox University Tuesday afternoon. The Knights are now 2-0 on the season. Calvin jumped out to a 2-0 lead with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first, using an RBI double by junior Sass VanRooyen (Beamsville, ON) that scored sophomore Kim VandenAkker (Grand Rapids Christian HS) and a subsequent RBI single by freshman Aubree Thompson (Grand Rapids Christian HS) that plated VanRooyen.

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Shelby Mast Tosses No-Hitter in Collegiate Debut / Hands DeKleine First Win as Calvin Coach

Monday, March 22, 2010

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TUCSON, AZ - It’s safe to say that neither Sharon DeKleine or Shelby Mast will forget Monday’s season opener against the Cardinals of Otterbein College. The contest not only marked the Calvin head coaching debut for DeKleine, but also the collegiate debut for Mast who graduated from Hudsonville High School last spring.

In her collegiate debut, Mast tossed a no-hitter in a 7-2 Calvin victory. In the process, she handed DeKleine her first victory as a head college coach.

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Calvin Teams and Athletes Receive MIAA Academic Honors

Thursday, July 02, 2009

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2008-09 Calvin MIAA Academic Honor Roll Listing

A record 10 Calvin College athletics teams have received the MIAA Team GPA Award for the recently completed 2008-09 academic year. The award, presented by the Faculty Athletic Representatives of the MIAA member colleges recognizes conference athletic teams who achieved a 3.3 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for the entire 2008-09 academic year.

Meanwhile 15 Calvin scholar-athletes have been named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll for the fourth straight year.

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Sharon Boeve De Kleine Named Calvin Softball Coach

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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GRAND RAPIDS – Sharon Boeve De Kleine has been named head softball coach at Calvin College. The move brings De Kleine back to her alma mater where the 1985 graduate was a standout student-athlete in both softball, as a pitcher and a shortstop, and basketball, where she played point guard.

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Softball Falls to Olivet in Season Finale

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

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KENTWOOD—Calvin dropped both ends of a doubleheader with Olivet on Tuesday, falling 6-3 and 8-0. Tuesday’s twinbill was picked up in the fourth inning of game one as the game began last Saturday and was then suspended until Tuesday because of rain.

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Softball Doubleheader With Olivet Suspended Because of Rain

Saturday, April 25, 2009

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Calvin’s season-ending doubleheader with Olivet was suspended in the bottom of the fourth inning of game one Saturday with the visiting Comets leading 3-0. The doubleheader is scheduled to resume on Monday, April 27. The start time for Monday’s resumed twinbill is 3:30 p.m.

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Softball Swept by Alma Friday Afternoon

Friday, April 24, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS—Coach Emily Bustrum hoped that two non-conference wins last Saturday would jumpstart the Knights during their last week of league action.


Calvin/Alma Photo Gallery

The Knights frittered away an early 2-0 advantage in Game Two against Alma—their only lead of the day—and the third-place Scots swept Calvin 4-0 and 10-2 at Gainey Field on Friday afternoon.

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Softball Swept by Albion

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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ALBION—Albion swept a conference doubleheader from Calvin Wednesday afternoon, banging out 12 hits in an 8-0 game one win and 17 hits in a 14-5 game two win.

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