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Calvin Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Teams Take First Place at Trine Invitational

Sunday, February 24, 2013

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ANGOLA, Ind. - The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams both posted first place performances at the Trine Invitational Saturday. On the men’s side, Calvin recorded 172.5 points with Trine taking second with 112 points. On the women’s side, Calvin recorded 172 points with Hope taking second with 112 points. The highlight of the meet for Calvin came on the women’s side as its distance medley relay team of senior Kaylea Brase (Lino Lakes, MN/Centennial HS), junior Rebekah Folkema (Renfrew, ON/Renfrew Collegiate Institute) and senior Jodi Hoekstra (Homer Glen, IL/Chicago Christian HS) took first place in a season-best time of 12:02.58. That time should put the Calvin distance medley relay team high on the national qualifying list.

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Calvin Track and Field Teams Compete at GVSU Tune Up Invitational

Friday, February 15, 2013

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ALLENDALE - A small group of Calvin track and field athletes came up with big performances Friday night at the Grand Valley State Tune Up Invitational. In the mile run, senior Jodi Hoekstra (Homer Glen, IL/Chicago Christian HS) had a season-best time of 4:59.86 that was good for third place while sophomore Kate Ardinger (Elmhurst, IL/Timothy Christian HS) was seventh in a career-best time of 5:06.10. In the 800 meters, junior Olivia Butler (Grant/Grant HS) had a season-best time and second place time of 2:15.99 while sophomore Rebekah Folkema (Renfrew, ON/Renfrew Collegiate Institute) was third (2:16.01) and freshman McKenzie Diemer (Caledonia/South Christian HS) fourth (2:17.12) and senior Kaylea Brase (Lino Lakes, MN/Centenial HS) seventh (2:19.62).

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Calvin Track and Field Teams Compete Well at Own Calvin Invitational

Saturday, February 09, 2013

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The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams put together a solid day of competition in hosting their own Calvin Invitational inside the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center Saturday. The invitational was unscored.In the women’s competition, Calvin had several first place finishes. Winners for Calvin included junior Julie Busscher (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) in the 200 meter dash (26.18), sophomore Jordyn Platt (Wood Dale, IL/Timothy Christian HS) in the 800 meter run (2:28.32), sophomore Lisa Schultz (Caledonia/Caledonia HS) in the mile run (5:53.58), junior Alyssa Oram (Chebogyan/Home Schooled) in the 3,000 meter run (10:40.30), sophomore Christina Geating (Abington, PA/Abington HS) in the high jump (5-1), junior Hilary Banning (Whitinsville, MA/Whitinsville Christian HS) in the triple jump (34-4) and long jump (15-8) and Calvin’s 4x400 meter relay team of sophomore Kelley Tuinenga (Grand Rapids/South Christian HS), freshman Hope Hinken (Twin Lake, Mich.), freshman Kacie Van Hofwagen (Exeter, CA) and junior Olivia Butler (Grant/Grant HS) in a time of 4:18.17. In the men’s competition, Calvin also had a handful of first place performances. First place efforts included junior Gabe Gunnink (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) in the 3,000 meter (8:58.79), sophomore Erik Holstege (Kewsick, VA/Monticello HS) in the 60 meter hurdles (8.74), senior Aaron Meckes in the shot put (50-3) and Calvin’s 4x400 meter relay team of Holstege, freshman Justin Dykema (Zeeland/Holland Christian HS), sophomore Steven Norregaard (Wheaton, IL/Wheaton North HS) and sophomore Calvin Kuyers (Lansing/Lansing Christian HS) also took first place in a time of 3:29.22. Both Calvin teams are back in action next Saturday at the Grand Valley State Tuneup Invitational in Allendale.

In the men’s competition, Calvin also had a handful of first place performances. First place efforts included:

*Junior Gabe Gunnink (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) in the 3,000 meter (8:58.79).

*Sophomore Erik Holstege (Kewsick, VA/Monticello HS) in the 60 meter hurdles (8.74).

*Senior Aaron Meckes in the shot put (50-3).

*Calvin’s 4x400 meter relay team of Holstege, freshman Justin Dykema (Zeeland/Holland Christian HS), sophomore Steven Norregaard (Wheaton, IL/Wheaton North HS) and sophomore Calvin Kuyers (Lansing/Lansing Christian HS) also took first place in a time of 3:29.22.

Both Calvin teams are back in action next Saturday at the Grand Valley State Tuneup Invitational in Allendale.

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Calvin Athletes Compete at GVSU Big Meet - Prepare to Host Calvin Invitational Saturday

Saturday, February 09, 2013

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ALLENDALE - A small group of Calvin track and field athletes competed in the Division I and Division II dominated Grand Valley State Big Meet on Friday night. On the women’s side, senior Jodi Hoekstra (Homer Glen, IL/Chicago Christian HS) had a strong time of 17:31.69 that will put her in contention for a top-10 spot on the national NCAA III indoor performance list. Sophomore Kimby Penning (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) also had a strong time of 18:29.75. In the men’s 5,000 meters, senior Dan Kerr (Petoskey/Petoskey HS) had a season-best indoor time of 14:38.52 that should also place him in the top 10 on the national NCAA III indoor list. Senior Job Christiansen (New Ipswich, NH/Mascenic Regional HS) added a time of 14:55.22 while junior Phillip Spitzer (Buckley/Buckley HS) came in at 15:20.71 and sophomore Jacob Kuyvenhoven (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) at 15:24.43. The bulk of Calvin’s team will compete in its own Calvin Invitational Saturday inside the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center. Field events will begin at 11:30 a.m. with running events set to start at 1 p.m.

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Calvin Track and Field Teams Compete at NAIA/D3 Challenge at Olivet Nazarene

Sunday, January 27, 2013

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Bourbonnais,  Illinois - The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the NAIA/Division III Challenge hosted by Olivet Nazarene University Saturday. A number of Calvin athletes recorded notable performances. Highlights for the women’s team included junior Olivia Butler (Grant/Grant HS) winning the 800 meters (2:20.38), fifth-year senior Jodi Hoekstra (Homer Glen, IL/Chicago Christian HS) winning the mile run (5:09.88) and junior Nicole Michmerhuizen (Holland/Holland Christian HS) winning the 5,000 meters with an indoor career-best time of 16:58.03. Winners for the men included senior Kevin Peterson (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) in the 3,000 meters (8:54.88) and senior Dan Kerr (Petoskey/Petoskey HS) in the 5,000 meters in a time of 14:40.29. Both Calvin teams will now break until February 8 and 9 as some athletes will compete at the Grand Valley State Big Meet on February 8 while several others will compete at Calvin’s own Calvin Invitational on February 9.

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Calvin Track and Field Teams Compete at Mike Lints Invitational at GVSU

Saturday, January 19, 2013

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ALLENDALE - The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Mike Lints Invitational hosted by Grand Valley State University on Friday. Top performances for the Calvin women included senior Kaylea Brase (Lino Lakes, MN/Centennial HS) placing third in the 800 meters (2:20.08), sophomore Christina Geating (Abington, PA/Abington HS) placing 10th in the pole vault (10-4) and junior Hilary Banning (Whitinsville, MA/Whitinsville Christian HS) placing fifth in the triple jump (33-4 3/4). Notable performances for the Calvin men included sophomore Jacob Kuyvenhoven (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) placing fourth in the 5,000 meters (15:36.34), sophomore Erik Holstege (Kewsick, VA/Monticello HS) placing eighth in the 60 meter hurdles (8.85) and junior Andrew Dykstra (Whitinsville, MA/Whitinsville Christian HS) placing eighth in the shot put (46-6 3/4). Both Calvin track and field teams are back in action next Friday and Saturday, competing in a Friday/Saturday invitational at Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, Illinois.

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Calvin Track and Field Teams Open Indoor Seasons at Bob Eubanks Open

Friday, January 11, 2013

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ALLENDALE - The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams opened their indoor campaigns on Friday at the Bob Eubanks Open hosted by Grand Valley State University. Calvin put together a number of solid performances in the first competition of the new year. On the men’s side, senior Dan Kerr (Petoskey/Petoskey HS) won the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:38.60 while senior Job Christiansen (New Ipswich, NH/Mascenic Regional HS) third (8:41.37) and senior Kevin Peterson (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) fourth (8:53.53). Sophomore Josh Ferguson (Naperville, IL/Neuqua Valley HS) was seventh (8:58.64). On the women’s side, junior Nicole Michmerhuizen (Holland/Holland Christian HS) led the way with a win in the 3,000 meters, recording a blazing time of 10:03.59. Senior Jodi Hoekstra (Homer Glen, IL/Chicago Christian HS) was second in the mile run (5:15.74) and sophomore Kate Ardinger (Elmhurst, IL/Timothy Christian HS) fourth (5:16.80) and senior Kaylea Brase (Lino Lakes, MN/Centennial HS) seventh (5:21.09). 

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Calvin Takes Early Lead in MIAA Commissioner’s Cup Standings

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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A record-setting fall sports season has allowed Calvin to build an early lead in the MIAA Commissionerís 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 Womenís All-Sports Standings, Calvin has a first place total of 58 points with Hope second with 53. Hope leads the MIAA Menís All-Sports standings with 43 points, one point better than Calvin.  This fall, Calvin captured a record six MIAA titles Ė winning conference crowns in menís and womenís soccer, volleyball, menís and womenís cross country, menís golf and volleyball. 

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Six Calvin Teams Receive MIAA Team GPA Award

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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MIAA Team GPA Award List

The Faculty Athletic Representatives of the MIAA member colleges present the MIAA Team GPA Award every year.  This award recognizes conference athletic teams for performance in the classroom of a 3.3 cumulative GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale).  During the recently completed 2011-12 school year, six of Calvinís athletic teams achieved this distinction. Five of Calvinís womenís teams received the MIAA Team GPA Award while the menís cross country team also achieved the feat.  Calvinís teams receiving the honor are as follows; womenís cross country team, womenís track and field team, womenís basketball team, womenís volleyball team, womenís tennis team, and menís cross country team. 

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Calvin Lands 123 Scholar-Athletes on MIAA Academic Honor Roll

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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2011-12 MIAA Academic Honor Roll

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.

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