Saturday, August 14, 2010
With only one returning letterwinner, the 2010 Calvin women’s golf team will feature a new look this fall. Gone are graduated seniors Emily Tuuk, Kelli Visser, Julienne Louters and Rachel Strikwerda. In are five welcome newcomers to the roster.
According to head coach Jerry Bergsma, the newcomers will bring enthusiasm and passion to the team.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
The 2009-10 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll has been announced by Commissioner David Neilson and 143 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 2009-10 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. This year’s Honor Roll includes several students who achieved the distinction four consecutive years. Of the students, 19 are from Calvin.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
For the second consecutive year, 10 Calvin College athletics teams have received the MIAA Team GPA Award for the recently completed 2009-10 academic year – matching a Calvin record. 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 2009-10 academic year. A year ago, Calvin established a school record as 10 of its 17 varsity teams eligible for the honor achieved a 3.3 or better grade point average.
Saturday, October 10, 2009
BATTLE CREEK – The Calvin women’s golf team concluded a solid 2009 MIAA fall campaign with a fifth place finish at the MIAA Tournament on Saturday, held at the Bedford Valley Golf Club. The tournament was originally scheduled for 36 holes but the 18 holes scheduled for Friday were wiped out because of rain, condensing the tournament into a one-day 18-hole event.
Calvin posted a fifth place team score of 386 strokes on Saturday to finish fifth in the final overall team standings, an improvement of four places from 2008 when the Knights placed ninth.
Saturday, October 03, 2009
SOUTH BEND, IN – The Calvin women’s golf team solidified its spot for fifth place in the MIAA standings with a fifth place team score of 358 strokes at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Saint Mary’s on Saturday at the Blackthorn Golf Club.
The team score by the Knights is the second-best at an 18-hole league event in Calvin women’s golf history, surpassed only by a team score of 356 recorded at 2004 MIAA Jamboree held at Trine’s Zollner Golf Club.
Calvin has now posted two of the top three team scores in school history (at a league event) this year. Two weeks ago, Calvin recorded a team score of 362 at a league outing hosted by Hope at the Macatawa Legends Golf Club.
Thursday, October 01, 2009
KALAMAZOO—With three 18-hole rounds left to play, the Calvin women’s golf team has moved into fifth place in the MIAA standings. The Knights moved past Albion and into fifth place in the overall league standings with a fourth place team score of 372 strokes at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Kalamazoo Thursday afternoon at the Milham Park Golf Club. Calvin currently holds a 13-stroke lead over Albion for fifth place and trails fourth place Trine by 35 strokes. Faced with a course filled with sand traps and slick putting greens, the Knights were still able to place four golfers under 100 led by seniors Emily Tuuk (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and Kelli Visser (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with rounds of 91.
Saturday, September 26, 2009
ALMA—Calvin had a banner day Saturday afternoon, winning the Alma Invitational at the Pine River Country Club with a season-best team score of 343 strokes.
Calvin had four golfers fire rounds under 90 led by senior Kelli Visser (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who carded a season-best score of 84 which was good for third place individually. Senior Emily Tuuk (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and freshman Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) were right behind with rounds of 86 while senior Julienne Louters (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had an 87 and senior Rachel Strikwerda (Holland/Holland Christian HS) a career-best round of 92.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
HOLLAND—The Calvin women’s golf team produced a sterling effort on Wednesday at an MIAA Jamboree hosted by Hope at the Macatawa Legends Golf Club, placing fifth with a team score of 362 strokes. The score is the second-best in Calvin women’s golf history at an MIAA competition, surpassed only by a round of 356 recorded by Calvin’s 2004 team at a league outing hosted by Trine University at the Zollner Golf Club.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
MARSHALL, MI - The Calvin women’s golf team posted a seventh place team score of 389 strokes on Thursday at the first MIAA Jamboree of the year. The jamboree was hosted by Albion at the Medalist Golf Club.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
MARSHALL—Calvin finished in 14th place at the Olivet Fall Invitational held at the Medalist Golf Club, posting a two-day team total of 797 strokes. After a promising first day total of 389 strokes, the Knights slipped back with a team score of 408 on day two.« First < 5 6 7 8 9 >