Thursday, September 20, 2012
MARSHALL - The Calvin women’s golf team opened its 2012 MIAA fall campaign in strong fashion on Thursday afternoon, posting a third place score of 338 strokes at the first MIAA Jamboree of the year. The league tournament was hosted by Olivet at the Bedford Valley Country Club. Calvin tied for third place with Saint Mary’s (IN) and finished just two strokes back of second place Hope.Calvin was paced by senior Elise Doezema who carded a round of 79 that was good for second place individually in Thursday’s tournament. Junior Carlia Canto also had a fine afternoon with an 83 that left her in a tie for sixth place individually. Close behind were freshmen Jennie Poole and Casey Harkema with rounds of 87 and 89 respectively. Senior Rachel Whitaker rounded out Calvin’s finishers on Thursday with a 97.Calvin’s score is the lowest in school history at an MIAA competition.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
NAPERVILLE, IL – The Calvin women’s golf team came up with a banner day Tuesday afternoon, winning the North Central College Cardinal Classic. Competing in a field of 11 teams, Calvin came up with a team score of 349 strokes to edge Olivet Nazarene University and Carthage College by three strokes with host North Central in fourth with 353 strokes. Junior Carlia Canto led Calvin with a sizzling round of 82 that was good for third place individually. Senior Elise Doezema was close behind with an 85 that was good for a tie for sixth place individually. Rounding out Calvin’s scorers were freshman Casey Harkema with a 90, freshman Jennie Poole with a 92, senior Rachel Whitaker with a 97 and freshman Sarah Arendsen with a 100. Calvin will now prepare to open its MIAA campaign on Thursday when it competes at a league outing hosted by Olivet at the Medalist Golf Club in Marshall.
Saturday, September 08, 2012
MARSHALL – The Calvin women’s golf team finished sixth in a field of 12 teams at the Olivet Invitational on Saturday, finishing with a 36-hole total of 711 strokes.On Friday, Calvin fired a team score of 362 strokes which was good for seventh place in the team standings. Junior Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) led Calvin with a 78 while fresh-man Casey Harkema (Holt/Holt HS) had a 91 and senior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) a 92. Senior Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) had a 102 while freshman Shara Reynolds (Big Rapids/Big Rapids HS) had a 108. Competing individually for Calvin, freshman Jennie Poole (Summit, NJ/Kent Place School) had a 90, freshman Sarah Arendsen (Way-land/Wayland HS) a 102 and freshman Jeryl Schudel (Adrian/Joy of Knowledge Tutorial) a 107.On Saturday, Calvin lowered its score by 13 strokes as the Knights carded a 349 behind the sizzling play of Canto who had a 79 to finish in second place (157 strokes) in the final individual standings. Doezema also had a strong day with an 85 while Harkema had a collegiate-best round of 89. Whitaker had a 96 while Reynolds had a 110.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The Calvin women’s golf team’s season began at breezy Thornapple Pointe golf club on Friday morning. The Knights fell to Aquinas by a team score of 341-368.
Senior Elise Doezema paced Calvin shooting an 85, while junior Carlia Canto shot 90. Others to score for Calvin were freshmen Casey Harkema and Shara Reynolds shooting 94 and 99 respectively. Junior Kristina Raiz shot 76, good for the low round of the day for the Saints.
“It was much windier today than the past couple weeks,” Calvin head coach Jerry Bergsma said. “We didn’t play as well as could have, but I saw good things, and am excited for Olivet next weekend.”
The Knights will return to action a week from today when they travel to the Medalist Golf Club in Olivet, MI.
Monday, August 20, 2012
By Jordan Brink
Calvin is seeking to build upon a strong 2011-12 campaign that saw the Knights finish fourth in the final MIAA regular season standings and qualify for the four-team MIAA spring tournament for the first time in school history. While Calvin is bringing in new talent to the program, three experienced letter-winners return. Seniors Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) combine with Junior Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) to put together a strong nucleus of experience and success. Doezema and Canto were both members of the All-MIAA second team last fall.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
MARSHALL - The Calvin women’s golf team took fourth at the third and final MIAA spring tournament round of the season. Calvin posted a team score of 353 at Saturday’s 18-hole round hosted by Olivet at the Medalist Golf Club. The Knights finish fourth in the final MIAA spring tournament standings with a 54-hole total of 1,091 strokes. In Saturday’s round, freshman Jackie Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) led Calvin with a round of 82 that was good for a tie for fifth place individually. Sophomore Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) was Calvin’s second best finisher with a round of 86 that tied her for 13th. Junior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) was next with an 87 (tie for 15th) while junior Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) rounded out Calvin’s finishers with a round of 98 (23rd place). This spring marked Calvin’s first-ever appearance in the MIAA’s four-team spring tournament that is used to determine the league’s automatic qualifier to the NCAA III Tournament.
Friday, April 27, 2012
MARSHALL - The second 18-hole round of the MIAA (54 hole) Spring Tournament took place on Friday at the Medalist Golf Club with Olivet College serving as host. Calvin placed fourth on Friday with a team score of 354 strokes. The Knights remain in fourth place in the overall spring tournament standings with one 18 hole round left to be played on Saturday. Junior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and freshman Jackie Richert (Fort Gratiot/Port Huron Northern HS) led Calvin with rounds of 84 that was good for a tie for eighth place. Sophomore Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) was close ehind with an 85 that placed her in a tie for 10th place. Junior Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) closed out Calvin’s finishers with a round of 101. Hope took first place on Friday with a team score of 330 while Saint Mary’s was second (334) and Olivet third (341). Saint Mary’s remains in first place in the overall spring tournament standings with 658 total strokes while Hope is second (680), Olivet third (686) and Calvin fourth (758). The team in first place in the final overall standings at the conclusion of Saturday’s final round will receive the MIAA’s automatic bid to the NCAA III Tournament.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
WEST OLIVE - The Calvin women’s golf team produced a team score of 384 strokes Tuesday afternoon at the first MIAA spring qualifying tournament. Tuesday’s tournament was hosted by Hope at the Wuskowhan Player’s Club and was the first of three rounds that consist of the MIAA’s spring tournament that determines the league’s automatic qualifier to the NCAA III Tournament.Only the top four teams from the MIAA fall regular season standings are eligible to compete for the MIAA’s automatic bid to the NCAA III Championships.In Tuesday’s competition, Adrian joined Saint Mary’s, Olivet, Hope and Calvin as a non-eligible team for the automatic bid.Saint Mary’s took a commanding lead in the MIAA spring tournament standings with a round of 324 Tuesday. The Belles took third in the MIAA regular season standings this fall.Olivet posted a second place score of 345 Tuesday while Hope was third (350), Adrian fourth (non AQ eligible) at 376 and Calvin fifth (384). Calvin’s top two golfers on Tuesday were sophomore Carlia Canto with an 86 and freshman Jaclyn Richert with a 90. Canto finished in eighth place individually while Richert tied for 12th place.The MIAA spring tournament will conclude with a 36-hole weekend tournament on April 27 and 28 at the Medalist Golf Club with MIAA regular season champion Olivet serving as host.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
HOLLAND, Mich – The Calvin women’s golf team tied for third place at the Hope Invitational Thursday afternoon at the Ravines Golf Club with a team score of 356 strokes. Calvin tied host Hope for third place with Olivet winning with a score of 332 while Aquinas was second (352). Rochester College placed fifth with a score of 410 strokes. Calvin’s top individual was sophomore Carlia Canto with a round of 82 while junior Elise Doezema had an 89 and junior Rachel Whitaker a 92. Freshman Jaclyn Richert had a 93 and freshman Laura Richert a 101. Calvin is back in action on April 17 when it competes at the first 18-hole MIAA Tournament round. Hope College will serve as host that afternoon.< 1 2 3 4 5 > Last »