Thursday, November 05, 2009
ANGOLA, IN—An MIAA title and an automatic bid to the NCAA III Tournament will be on the line Saturday afternoon when Calvin and Hope meet in men’s soccer at 2:30 p.m. at Eagle Stadium on the campus of Grand Rapids Christian High School.
Hope has 30 points in league play while Calvin has 28 points. A victory by Calvin would give Calvin the outright title. A tie or a Hope victory would give the Flying Dutchmen the outright title. The winner of the MIAA will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA III Tournament. Hope is currently ranked fifth in the most recent set of Central Region rankings, released this afternoon while Calvin is ranked sixth.
Saturday’s game between Calvin and Hope has been moved to Grand Rapids Christian High School because of poor field conditions at Calvin’s Zuidema Field.
Wednesday, November 04, 2009
ANGOLA, IN—An MIAA title and an automatic bid to the NCAA III Tournament will be on the line Saturday afternoon when Calvin and Hope meet in men’s soccer at 2:30 p.m. at Eagle Stadium on the campus of Grand Rapids Christian High School. A 3-2 Calvin victory over Trine and a Hope tie at Olivet on Wednesday turned Saturday’s Calvin-Hope contest into a title tilt. With its win at Trine and Hope’s 0-0 tie at Olivet, Calvin (9-3-1 MIAA) picked up two points on Hope in the league standings and also moved to within two points of the Flying Dutchmen (9-1-3 MIAA).
Saturday, October 31, 2009
The Calvin men’s soccer team suffered its second consecutive defeat, falling 3-0 at Kalamazoo College Saturday afternoon. Kalamazoo scored a pair of goals in the opening 23 minutes and added an insurance goal in the opening minutes of the second half. The Knights are now 13-4-1 overall and 8-3-1 in the MIAA.
Friday, October 30, 2009
Four members of the Calvin women’s soccer team and two members of the Calvin men’s soccer team have received ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Honors.
On the women’s side, senior Allison Boender has been named to the Academic All-District IV first team while seniors Kayla Sulzer and Natalie Veurink and junior Elaine Schnabel have been named to the second team.
On the men’s side, seniors Michael Holwerda and Greg Snapper have been named to the Academic All-District IV first team.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
(Written by Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Derek Neice)
As the season winds down, the must-win games decide who will continue on into postseason play. This is now the case for Calvin’s men’s soccer team after suffering a tough home loss to the Britons of Albion College Tuesday afternoon, a 3-2 slugfest that saw the Knights lose despite outshooting Albion 25-4. The Knights also fell out of first place in the MIAA standings as Hope defeated Alma 2-1, moving one point ahead of Calvin.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
The nationally-ranked Calvin men’s soccer team remains on top of the MIAA standings after a 4-1 victory over Adrian Wednesday afternoon at Calvin’s Zuidema Field. Ranked 18th nationally by D3soccer.com and 21st by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Top 25 poll, Calvin is now 12-2-1 overall and 7-1-1 in the MIAA, two points ahead of Hope which picked up a 1-0 victory over Trine on Wednesday to move to 6-1-2 in league play.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
ALMA – Calvin bounced back from a disappointing overtime loss at Hope on Tuesday with a 5-1 victory at Alma Saturday afternoon to move into sole possession of first place in the MIAA standings. The Knights now lead Hope by two points as Hope tied Kalamazoo Saturday evening.
Senior Alex McKenzie (Lindenhurst, IL/Antioch HS) led the way with his first collegiate hat-trick while notching one assist to record a seven-point afternoon.
Alma (1-11-2 overall, 0-8-0 MIAA) drew first blood with a goal just 50 seconds into the match off the foot of Cameron Alman.
Calvin (11-2-1 overall, 6-1-0 MIAA) roared back with four goals over the next 25 minutes however with McKenzie scoring three of the four goals
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
(written by Calvin sports information student assistant Derek Neice - Photos by Dan Vos ‘94)
HOLLAND—Last second goals are always the hardest to bear, especially in a match-up that features two such rivals as Calvin and Hope. And this is what the Knights had to do Tuesday night as they suffered a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to the Dutchmen in a double-overtime thriller.
In the first ever Calvin-Hope game held at Hope’s brand new Van Andel Soccer Stadium there was a good turnout from both sides of the rivalry with many alumni, parents, and students coming out and enduring the cold to cheer their teams on to victory under the bright lights.
Monday, October 12, 2009
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin forward Alex McKenzie its MIAA Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending October 11.
McKenzie, a senior from Lindenhurst, Ill. (Antioch HS), scored both of Calvin’s goals in the second half as the Knights posted a 2-0 MIAA win over Trine. The win moved Calvin into sole possession of first place in the MIAA. McKenzie is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time in his career.
Saturday, October 10, 2009
Slated with the second game of a soccer double-header, the men again came out strong on what could be called a cold and blustery Saturday afternoon, defeating the Trine Thunder by a score of 2-0.
After a somewhat frustrating win against Kalamazoo this past Wednesday, a game in which the Knights were struggling to finish for goals, Saturday’s contest looked early on to be of the same nature. The Knights out-shot the Thunder 29-4 with a 12-1 shots-on-goal differential. In the first half, no goals were scored.
The win also boosted Calvin into sole possession of first place in the MIAA standings as Hope was defeated by Olivet 1-0 on Saturday, giving Calvin a three-point lead over Hope heading into a Tuesday showdown in Holland.« First < 21 22 23 24 25 > Last »