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.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Calvin dipped to 1-4 on the year with a 7-2 loss to Davenport Friday night. Freshman Alli Roode was a winner at No. 6 singles while sophomore Lauren Schlagenhauf and junior Jordan Ipema were winners at No. 3 doubles. Davenport entered the match ranked 24th nationally in NAIA women’s tennis. Calvin returns to action on March 19 when it takes on Grinnell College in a match in Orlando, Florida.
Thursday, March 01, 2012
The Calvin women’s tennis team dropped an 8-1 non-conference decision to Aquinas Thursday afternoon at the Riverview Racquet Club. Calvin’s only point came at No. 6 singles as freshman Alli Roode picked up a 6-2, 6-1 win. Roode is now 4-0 on the year. As a team, Calvin drops to 1-3 on the season with the loss. Calvin returns to action next Friday when it takes on Davenport University in a non-conference match at 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
WHEATON, IL - The Calvin women’s tennis team dropped a pair of matches over the weekend to regionally-ranked foes. On Friday, Calvin fell at Wheaton 8-1 and then dropped an 8-1 decision on Saturday to Coe (IA) in a match played at Wheaton. Wheaton enetered the weekend ranked eighth in the latest Central Region rankings while Coe was ranked ninth. Freshman Alli Roode picked up wins for Calvin in both matches, claiming a 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 6 singles against Wheaton and then recording a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 6 singles against Coe. Calvin returns to action on Thursday when it faces Aquinas College at the Riverview Racquet Club at 2 p.m.
Friday, February 17, 2012
By Mark DeHaan
Calvin opened up its season Friday night with a clean sweep of Cornerstone, 9-0. The matches were played inside the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center. Calvin opened up the match in doubles play, where the first doubles team of Megan Visser and Samantha Reitsma defeated Amy Fouty and Hanna Guest 8-1. The second doubles team of Bethany Zoerhof and Elise Doezema won by a score of 8-3. Rounding out the doubles was Emily Swets and Nicole Sheppard who defeated Kelly Gampel and Carrie Carr 8-0. Calvin continued to roll in singles play, sweeping all six flights.The Knights are now 1-0 and look forward to next weekend when they travel down to Wheaton for matches on Friday and Saturday.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
By sports information student assistant Andrew Knot
As part of the Division III National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), Calvin athletics recently joined a Division III partnership with the United States’ Special Olympic Committee, adding a valuable opportunity to the athletic department’s already service-driven outlook. The SAAC is an NCAA organization tiered at the national, conference, and school level. The national, and governing, branch of the organization, seeks to “to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image,” according to the organization’s website.