Wednesday, September 29, 2010
MARSHALL - Calvin took seventh with a team score of 391 strokes at an MIAA tournament hosted by Olivet at the Medalist Golf Club Wednesday afternoon. The tournament was the third of six MIAA tournaments scheduled for this fall. Calvin is in eighth place in the overall MIAA standings, 22 strokes behind seventh place Alma. In Wednesday’s tournament, freshman Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) led the Knights with a round of 91 while sophomore Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 94. Sophomore Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) had a 102, freshman Ashley Tiefenthal (Manistee/Manistee HS) a 104 and freshman Melissa Shepard (Lowell/Lowell HS) a 117.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
MARSHALL – Calvin took 10th at the 36-hole Olivet Fall Invitational, posting a two-day total of 786 strokes. After shooting a team score of 404 on Friday, Calvin came back with a score of 382 on Saturday paced by a round of 81 by freshman Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Norther HS). Sophomore Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a second day round of 92 to finish in a tie for 24th place individually (89-92-181).
Friday, September 24, 2010
MARSHALL - The Calvin women’s golf team is in 10th place after day one of the Olivet Fall Invitational. Olivet is hosting the tournament at the Medalist Golf Club. Calvin produced a first day team score of 404 strokes. Sophomore Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had Calvin’s top score on Friday with a round of 89 that has her tied for 16th place. Sophomore Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) had a collegiate-best round of 99. Freshmen Ashley Tiefenthal (Manistee, MI/Manistee HS) and Melissa Shepard (Lowell, MI/Lowell HS) rounded out Calvin’s finishers with rounds of 108.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
CASCADE - The Calvin women’s golf team placed eighth at at an MIAA jamboree on Tuesday at the Thornapple Pointe Golf Club with a team score of 419 strokes. Calvin served as host of the jamboree which was the second of the year in league competition.
Calvin’s top individual was sophomore Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a round of 96 followed by freshman Ashley Tiefenthal (Manistee/Manistee HS) with a 104. Freshman Melissa Shepard (Lowell/Lowell HS) was next with a 106 while sophomore Rachel Whitaker (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Northern HS) had a 113.
Saturday, September 11, 2010
ALMA - Calvin opened MIAA competition with a solid team score of 366 strokes at an MIAA jamboree hosted by Alma at the Pine River Country Club. The team score was good for sixth place but was just one stroke out of fifth place and just nine strokes out of fourth. Sophomore Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and Carlia Canto (Marysville/Port Huron Northern HS) led the way with rounds of 83 that left them in a six-way tie for second place individually.
Thursday, September 09, 2010
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin golfer Carlia Canto its Golfer of the Week in women’s golf for matches and tournaments played through September 6.
Canto, a freshman from Marysville (Port Huron Northern HS), set a school record in her first collegiate competition with an 18-hole score of 77, earning medalist honors in a dual match with Aquinas at the Scott Lake Golf Club.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
HOLLAND - Fighting through strong gusts of wind, the Calvin women’s golf team finished second at the Hope Invitational Tuesday afternoon at the Macatawa Legends Golf Club. Calvin finished with a team score of 401 strokes with host Hope winning with a team score of 360 strokes. Rochester College of Michigan was third with a team score of 429.
Calvin’s top finisher was freshman Carlia Canto (Marysville, MI/Port Huron Northern HS) with a round of 88 that was good for second place individually.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
COMSTOCK PARK - Led by a school record match score of 77 by freshman Carlia Canto (Marysville, MI/Port Huron Northern HS), Calvin posted a solid team score of 378 in a dual match with Aquinas Wednesday afternoon at the Scott Lake Golf Club. Aquinas finished 15 strokes ahead of Calvin to win the non-conference match.
Canto’s round of 77 was also good for medalist honors on Wednesday.
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.