Saturday, April 27, 2013
MARSHALL - Calvin closed out competition at the third MIAA spring qualifying tournament with a team score of 359 that was good for fourth place. The score also placed Calvin in fourth place in the final team standings.
Host Olivet took first place on Saturday and in the overall spring standings and will represent the MIAA in the NCAA III Tournament next month. Calvin’s top individual finisher on Saturday was junior Carlia Canto with an 81 that was good for fourth place. She was followed on the Calvin squad by senior Elise Doezema with an 86 while freshman Sarah Arendsen had a 92 and freshman Casey Harkema and senior Rachel Whitaker rounds of 100. Olivet had a team score of 322 on Saturday.
Friday, April 26, 2013
MARSHALL - The second MIAA Spring qualifier for women’s golf was held on Friday at the Medalist Golf Club with Olivet College serving as host. Olivet used home course advantage to its advantage with a first place and course record total of 319 strokes to widen its overall MIAA spring tournament lead. Calvin was fourth on Friday with a team score of 367 and remains in fourth place in the overall MIAA spring standings. Calvin’s top golfer on Friday was junior Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS with an 86 that was good for sixth place individually. Freshman Jennie Poole (Summit, NJ/Kent Place School) was next for the Knights with a round of 90 while freshman Casey Harkema (Holt/Holt HS) had a 95. Senior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and freshman Sarah Arendsen (Wayland/Wayland HS) had rounds of 96. The final MIAA Spring qualifier tournament will be held on Saturday at the Medalist Golf Club with tee times set for 12:30 p.m. The team holding first place in the overall standings at the conclusion of Saturday’s competition will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA III Tournament.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
SOUTH BEND, IN - The Calvin women’s golf team took fourth place at the first MIAA spring qualifying tournament Wednesday afternoon at the Blackthorn Golf Club. Calvin posted a team score of 370 with Hope third (361), host Saint Mary’s second (353) and Olivet first (330). The tournament is the first of three spring tournaments consisting of the top four teams from the MIAA regular season. The team with the top cumulative score after the three rounds will receive the MIAA’s automatic team bid to the NCAA III Championships. Calvin is making its second straight appearance in the spring tournament field. In Wednesday’s round, Calvin was led by junior Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) and senior Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with rounds of 92 while freshmen Casey Harkema (Holt/Holt HS) and Jennie Poole (Summit, NJ/Kent Place School) had rounds of 93. The next scheduled MIAA spring tournament is scheduled for April 26 at the Medalist Golf Club with Olivet serving as host.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The winter sports season was recently completed for NCAA Division III athletics and the latest set of Learfield Director’s Cup standings for Division III have been announced. Calvin is ranked ninth in the latest set of standings with 508 points. The Knights garnered 199.5 points during the recent winter sports season. The Learfield Director’sCup is based on points earned by teams that compete in NCAA Championship events and is presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) to the best overall collegiate athletics program in the country. The Learfield Director’s Cup race is held at the NCAA I, II and III levels and also for NAIA institutions. Scoring points for Calvin during the winter season were the Calvin women’s basketball team (25 points), men’s basketball (64 points), women’s indoor track and field (47.5 points) and women’s swimming and diving team (63 points). During the fall sports season, Calvin produced 308.5 points as its men’s and women’s soccer teams, volleyball team and men’s and women’s cross country team all scored points. Calvin has now had nine of its 21 varsity sports teams score points in the Director’s Cup chase. The competition will conclude at the end of the spring sports season with a final set of standings set to be released in June.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
In Calvin athletics, what was the best play of the year? Who were the male and female newcomers of the year? What was the most exceptional performance in an individual event? Come to the arena on May 8 to find out. On Wednesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the Van Noord Arena, the Calvin C Club welcomes student-athletes, coaches and fans of the Knights to an evening of celebrating Calvin athletics. There will be desserts and refreshments, trophy displays, a “Year in Review” video and the presentation of 13 awards, culminating in the Tiemersma and Berť Awards for female and male athlete of the year. Registration for current Calvin student-athletes is available through their coaches, and registration for all others is available online now! Cost is just $10 for guests (reduced to $5 for current students and C Club members). Business attire is desired.
Don’t miss this historic first-ever night of Calvin athletic awardsóRSVP by May 1!
Sunday, April 07, 2013
ADRIAN - The Calvin women’s golf team took third in a field of eight teams at the Adrian Invitational Saturday afternoon at the Lenawee Country Club, posting a team score of 374 strokes. St. Francis took first place with a team score of 354 strokes while Hope was second with a score of 370. Lourdes College was fourth with a team score of 378. Calvin’s top individual finisher was junior Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) with a 84. Canto tied for for first place but just missed medalist honors due to a tournament tiebreaker formula. Calvin will now prepare to compete at the Hope Invitational next Saturday at the Ravines Golf Club.
Monday, March 18, 2013
KISSIMMEE, FL - The Calvin women’s golf team was in dual match action against Nebraska Wesleyan Monday morning at the Royal St. Cloud Links Golf Course. Nebraska Wesleyan edged Calvin by four strokes, finishing at 378 while Calvin was at 382. Calvin freshman Jennie Poole (Summit, NJ/Kent Place School) was the match medalist with a score of 87 while junior Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) had a 94 and freshman Casey Harkema (Holt/Holt Hs) a 96. Senior Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) had 105 and freshman Sarah Arendsen (Wayland/Wayland HS) a 106. Freshman Shara Reynolds (Adrian/Adrian HS) served as an alternate and posted a score of 110. Calvin will next compete at the Adrian Invitational on April 6.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Calvin College holds the lead in the latest set of MIAA Commissioner’s Cup standings as well as in the standings for the MIAA Men’s and Women’s All-Sports Awards. Calvin has a first place total of 147 points in the MIAA Commissioner’s Cup standings with Hope second with 126 points. In the men’s individual (all-sports) standings, Calvin has 68 points with Hope second with 56 points. In the women’s individual (all-sports) standings, Calvin has 79 points with Hope second with 70 points. This year, Calvin has captured nine MIAA regular season championships, winning league titles in men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s basketball and women’s swimming and diving.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
BATTLE CREEK - The Calvin women’s golf team took third place at the MIAA Fall Tournament with a team score of 695 strokes. It marked Calvin’s best-ever finish at the tournament. Calvin finished one stroke ahead of rival Hope at the tournament and finished fourth in the final MIAA fall standings.Olivet defended its MIAA fall title from a year ago, finishing with a two-day first place total of 659 strokes while Saint Mary’s was second with 680 strokes. The 36-hole MIAA Fall Tournament makes up the final two rounds of the six-round MIAA fall season.In finishing fourth in the final league standings, Calvin once again qualifies for the four-team MIAA Spring Tournament which determines the league’s automatic qualifier to the NCAA III Tournament.Junior Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) was again the catalyst for the Knights, shooting a two-day total of 161 (79-82) that left her in second place in the final tournament standings. Canto earned a spot on the All-Tournament team for the second straight year and also finished third in the final MIAA overall fall standings to land a spot on the All-MIAA first team. Canto finished the fall season with an average of 81.2 strokes-per-round, breaking her own school (season) record of 82.7 set a year ago.< 1 2 3 4 5 > Last »