Monday, April 16, 2012
NOTRE DAME, IN - Calvin remained in the thick of the MIAA Tournament hunt with an important 6-3 conference dual match victory at Saint Mary’s Monday afternoon. Calvin is now 5-11 overall and more importantly 3-2 in the MIAA which places the Knights in a tie for third place in the league standings with Kalamazoo. The top four teams in the final MIAA regular season standings will advance to the four-team MIAA Tournament later this month. Calvin returns to action on Saturday when it travels to Adrian for a 1 p.m. conference match.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
ALLENDALE - The Calvin women’s tennis team suffered a 9-0 decision at Grand Valley State Wednesday afternoon. The Lakers entered the match ranked 23rd in the most recent ITA Division II Top 25 poll.
Calvin drops to 4-11 overall with the loss. the Knights return to action next Monday for a conference match at Saint Mary’s at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Calvin got back on the winning track with an 8-1 victory over Olivet Tuesday afternoon inside the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center. The Knights are now 4-10 overall and 2-2 in the MIAA. The Knights are currently tied for fifth place in the MIAA standings with Adrian and Saint Mary’s. Calvin got off to a quick start by sweeping the three doubles flights. Freshmen Megan Visser (Kalamazoo Christian HS) and Samantha Reitsma (Northpointe Christian HS) were 8-3 winners at No. 1 doubles while junoir Elise Doezema (Grand Rapids Christian HS) and sophomore Bethany Zoerhof (Holland Christian HS) 8-2 winners at No. 2 doubles. Sophomore Lauren Schlagenhauf (Fort Wayne, IN/Concordia Lutheran HS) and junior Jordan Ipema (Kalamazoo Christian HS) claimed an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles.Calvin then clipped off five singles wins with Visser winning 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 singles, Ipema winning 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 singles, Reitsma winning 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles, Doezema winning 6-2, 6-0 at No. 5 singles and freshman Ali Roode (Unity Christian HS) winning 6-0, 6-1 at No. 6 singles. Calvin is back in action on Wednesday when it travels to Grand Valley State University for a non-conference match at 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
By Mitch Blankespoor
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Calvin College women’s tennis team dueled the Britons from Albion College long past sunset. The match was tied at 4-4 with only one flight, fourth singles, still on the court. With freshmen Samantha Reitsma holding a 3-2 advantage in the third set, the match was moved to nearby athletic club MVP. It was Sarah Towler that prevailed in the marathon match of over four hours winning the third set tiebreak 10-8.The loss drops Calvin to 3-10 (1-2 MIAA) on the year. The Knights return to action when they take on the Comets of Olivet College April 10 at Strikweda Tennis Center.
Monday, April 02, 2012
Calvin evened its MIAA record to 1-1 with a 6-3 victory over visiting Alma Monday afternoon at the Strikwerda Tennis Courts. Calvin (3-9 overall) took two of the three doubles points to gain early control.Claiming doubles victories for the Knights were junior Elise Doezema and sophomore Bethany Zoerhof at No. 2 doubles and sophomore Lauren Schlagenhauf and junior Jordan Ipema at No. 3 doubles. Freshman Megan Visser then claimed a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles, Ipema was a 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 winner at No. 3 singles, Doezema a 6-3, 6-4 winner at No. 5 singles and freshman Ali Roode a 6-3, 6-1 winner at No. 6 singles. Calvin is back in action on Wednesday when it hosts Albion at 4 p.m. at the Strikwerda Tennis Courts.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
KALAMAZOO - The Calvin women’s tennis team suffered a hard-fought 5-4 decision at Kalamazoo Saturday afternoon. Kalamazoo took two of the three doubles points and then held on to split the six singles flights to edge the Knights who fall to 2-8 overall and 0-1 in the MIAA. Calvin’s lone doubles point came from Lauren Schlagenhauf and Jordan Ipema at No. 3 doubles with the Knights winning 8-5. In singles play, Samantha Reitsema was a 6-4, 6-4 winner at No. 4 singles, Elise Doezema a 6-2, 6-2 winner at No. 5 singles and Ali Roode a 6-1, 6-0 winner at No. 6 singles. Calvin is back in action next Tuesday when it hosts Alma at 4 p.m.
Friday, March 23, 2012
ORLANDO, FL - Calvin closed out its spring trip to Orlando with a 7-2 loss to George Fox on Friday morning. Calvin’s only two points came in singles play with sophomore Bethany Zoerhof (Holland/Holland Christian HS) winning 6-3, 6-1 at No. 5 singles and freshman Ali Roode (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) winning 6-3, 6-1 at No. 6 singles. Calvin is back in action on March 31 when it travels to Kalamazoo for a conference match at 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
ORLANDO, FL - The women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to William Smith on Thursday afternoon. The Knights are now 2-7 on the year. Calvin closes out its spring trip in Orlando on Friday with a 9 a.m. match against George Fox.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin women’s tennis team got back on the winning track with a 5-4 win over Hamline University Wednesday morning. Calvin picked up two points in doubles with Megan Visser and Lauren Schlaugenhauf winning at No. 3 doubles and Megan Visser and Samantha Reitsma winning at No. 1 doubles. Reitsma, Elise Doezema and Ali Roode then closed out the win with singles victories. Calvin is back in action on Thursday when it takes on William Smith College.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin women’s tennis team dropped a pair of matches on Monday to dip to 1-7 on the year. Calvin opened the day with a 9-0 loss to regionally-ranked Grinnell College and then suffered a 6-3 loss to Hamilton College later in the day. In the loss to Hamilton, Calvin received a 7-6, 6-3 victory from Megan Visser at No. 1 singles and a 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 win from freshman Ali Roode at No. 6 singles. Visser and Samantha Rietema also claimed an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles. Calvin is back in action on Wednesday when it faces Hamline University at 9 a.m.« First < 3 4 5 6 7 > Last »