Thursday, July 02, 2009
A record 10 Calvin College athletics teams have received the MIAA Team GPA Award for the recently completed 2008-09 academic year. 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 2008-09 academic year.
Meanwhile 15 Calvin scholar-athletes have been named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll for the fourth straight year.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS—Three Calvin student-athletes have received ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District honors in the women’s at-large college division. Senior Cara Van Woerkom and sophomore Melissa Oosterhouse have been named to the all-district first team while senior Erica Deur has been named to the all-district second team.
As members of the first team, Van Woerkom and Oosterhouse now advance to the national ballot and are eligible for ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America ® consideration.
Saturday, May 02, 2009
KALAMAZOO – For the second consecutive year, Calvin’s bid for an MIAA Tournament title and a trip to the NCAA III Tournament came up just short as the Knights were defeated by rival Hope 5-4 in the MIAA Tournament Championship final. The victory was the 14th straight for Hope which claimed the outright league championship with the win along with the league’s NCAA III Tournament bid. It also marked Hope’s second 5-4 win over Calvin this year.
Thursday, April 30, 2009
KALAMAZOO – For the second straight year, the Calvin women’s tennis team has advanced to the MIAA Tournament finals. The Knights advanced to the tournament finals with a 7-0 first round win over Olivet and a 5-3 semifinal victory over host Kalamazoo.
The Knights will face rival Hope in the championship final at noon at Kalamazoo’s Stowe Stadium. The winner will receive the MIAA’s automatic bid to the NCAA III Tournament. In the earlier matchup of the year Hope defeated Calvin 5-4. Hope (18-5) advanced to Friday’s title tilt with a 5-0 first round win over Adrian and a 5-0 win over Albion in the MIAA Tournament semifinals.
Thursday, April 30, 2009
The Calvin baseball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until Friday, May 1, because of rain. The doubleheader on Friday is slated to begin at 2:00 p.m. at Olivet. The two teams will then play at Calvin on Saturday in a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Rain in West Michigan has also moved the MIAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Tournaments indoors. Updated sites and times can be found on the MIAA website at:MIAA Website
The MIAA Track and Field Championships are also underway at Albion and will continue Thursday and Friday. Check out the MIAA website for more information.
Monday, April 27, 2009
ALBION—The Calvin women’s tennis team closed out its MIAA dual match season with a 6-3 win at Albion Monday afternoon to finish out the MIAA dual match campaign to 7-1 while boosting it overall record to 11-7.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
The Calvin women’s tennis team hit the double-digit mark for victories with an 8-1 win over visiting Alma Tuesday afternoon inside the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center. The match marked Calvin’s final home contest of the year. The Knights finished the year 5-1 at home including 3-0 inside the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
KENTWOOD—The Calvin women’s tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision to Grand Valley State University Thursday afternoon at the Gainey Courts. The Knights are now 9-6 overall. Grand Valley came into the match ranked 27th nationally in the most recent Division II ITA Top-25 rankings.
Saturday, April 11, 2009
ADRIAN – Calvin upped its overall record to 8-6 and its MIAA dual match slate to 4-1 with a 9-0 win at Adrian on Saturday afternoon. The Knights are back in action on Tuesday when they host a conference dual meet against Kalamazoo at 4:00 p.m. at the Gainey Courts.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009
KENTWOOD—The Calvin women’s tennis team bumped its overall record over the .500 mark and improved to 3-1 in the MIAA with an 8-1 win over visiting Saint Mary’s (IN) Wednesday afternoon at the Gainey Tennis Courts. Calvin swept all three doubles flights and then picked up wins in five of the six singles flights.« First < 11 12 13 14 >