Tuesday, September 22, 2009
ADRIAN - The nationally-ranked Calvin volleyball team picked up a 26-24, 25-5, 25-22 victory at Adrian Tuesday night to improve to 9-3 overall and 4-0 in conference play.
Ranked 10th in the most recent AVCA Division III Top 25 poll released Tuesday afternoon, the Knights hit .310 as a team and were paced by sophomore Rebecca Kamp (Orland Park, IL/Chicago Christian HS) who had 16 kills, a .433 attack percentage and three block assists.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
SPRINGFIELD, OH—After dropping a pair of matches to nationally-ranked opponents on Friday night at the Wittenberg Border Battle, Calvin bounced back to defeat Mount Union 25-22, 25-23, 25-16 and the College of Mount St. Joseph 23-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-23.
Ranked 10th in the latest AVCA Division III Top 25 poll, Calvin is now 8-3 on the year after finishing 2-2 at the weekend tournament.
Friday, September 18, 2009
SPRINGFIELD, OH—Calvin dropped a pair of matches to nationally-ranked opponents on Friday at the Wittenberg Border Battle, bowing to 12th-ranked Wittenberg 25-20, 22-25, 21-25, 25-15, 15-11 and then falling to fourth-ranked Ohio Northern 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 25-22.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
ANGOLA, IN—The nationally-ranked Calvin women’s volleyball team escaped Trine University’s Hershey Hall with a five-set victory Wednesday night, narrowly avoiding an early conference upset bid by the host Thunder. Calvin edged Trine by scores of 25-18, 25-21, 20-25, 22-25, 15-10.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
The Calvin women’s volleyball team continues to climb up the AVCA Division III Top 25 rankings. The Knights are ranked 10th in this week’s poll, up two spots from a week ago and up six spots from their pre-season ranking of #16.
The Knights are scheduled to travel to Trine University for a conference match at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night. On Friday and Saturday, Calvin will compete at the Wittenberg Invitational including matches against fifth-ranked Ohio Northern and 12th-ranked Wittenberg.
Monday, September 14, 2009
For the first time in her career, Calvin College junior setter Carolyn Nelson has been named the MIAA’s Volleyball Specialty Player of the Week.
A native of Milan (Mich.) and a graduate of Milan High School, Nelson dished out 67 assists (11.2 per set) in directing the Knights’ offense in three-set sweeps of Albion and Kalamazoo. Nelson also totaled eight digs in the two matches. Nelson is currently averaging 9.65 assists-per-set.
Friday, September 11, 2009
KALAMAZOO—The nationally-ranked Calvin women’s volleyball team improved to 5-1 overall and to 2-0 in the MIAA with a 25-21, 25-22, 25-15 victory at Kalamazoo College Friday night.
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
By Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot
Before Tuesday’s MIAA opener against Albion at the Van Noord Arena, Calvin head coach Amber Warners was honored for her 200th win at Calvin, a victory over Carnegie-Mellon in last year’s Ohio Northern tournament.
After the short ceremony, Warners was quick to give out pointers to her team in a three-set win over the Britons. That attention to detail is a large reason for Warners’ tremendous success in the game of volleyball.
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
(written by sports information student assistant Derek Neice)
The Calvin College volleyball team finally have a place to call home this season. After playing home matches a year ago in the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center, the Knights opened their 2009 campaign in the fabled Van Noord Arena, which supplies any Calvin sports team a hefty home court advantage. And the volleyball squad ate it up Tuesday night, defeating fellow MIAA opponent Albion College in straight sets.
Monday, September 07, 2009
For the third time in her career, Calvin College sophomore Rebecca Kamp has been named MIAA Player of the Week in volleyball. A native of Orland Park, Illinois, Kamp was named to the all-tournament team at the Ohio Northern Invitational this past weekend as the 16th-ranked Knights posted a 3-1 record including a five-set win over eighth-ranked Southwestern (TX).« First < 29 30 31 32 33 > Last »