Thursday, November 13, 2008
Eight members of the Calvin men’s soccer team have received All-MIAA honors headlined by junior sweeper Greg Snapper who has been named the MIAA’s Most Valuable Player.
Snapper is one of five Calvin players named to the All-MIAA first team as seniors A.J. Dufendach and Darrin Cline along with junior Luke Holtrop and sophomore Scott Hooker have been so honored. Named to the All-MIAA second team from Calvin are senior Dan VanSlyke, junior Michael Holwerda and sophomore Lucas Wilgenburg.
Monday, November 10, 2008
The Calvin men’s soccer team will travel to Delaware, Ohio, this weekend to compete in a four-team regional hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University. Calvin will face Carnegie-Mellon University - a Pool C (at-large) qualifier to this year’s tournament. Carnegie-Mellon (14-2-1) competes in the University Athletic Association. Friday’s Calvin/Carnegie-Mellon game will begin at 5:00 p.m. (EST).
Saturday, November 08, 2008
By Bruce Van Baren
Trine scored in the first minute and the final minute of Saturday’s MIAA regular season finale at Zuidema Field. Trine’s 2-1 overtime win snapped Calvin’s 13-game undefeated streak and 26-game league undefeated streak.
The Knights already clinched their second straight MIAA championship and the NCAA automatic qualifier. Seeding for the NCAA tournament will be determined on Monday.
Thursday, November 06, 2008
By Bruce VanBaren
ADRIAN—Michael Holwerda and Scott Hooker combined for three goals and two assists as Calvin knocked off Adrian 3-0 Wednesday night under the lights at Adrian’s Performance Stadium. The win clinched Calvin’s second straight outright MIAA championship and was coach Chris Hughes’ 100th victory.
Monday, November 03, 2008
Three Calvin fall sports athletes have received MIAA Player of the Week honors. In men’s soccer, Calvin senior A.J. Dufendach has been named MIAA Offensive Player of the Week. In volleyball, Calvin junior Sara Kramer has been named MIAA Player of the Week with senior Lauren DeGroot receiving MIAA Specialty Player of the Week accolades.
Saturday, November 01, 2008
By Bruce VanBaren
HOLLAND , MI—Saturday’s 1-1 tie at Hope’s Buys Athletic Field clinched Calvin’s second straight automatic NCAA tournament berth and a share of the Knights’ second straight MIAA championship. The tie was a bit bittersweet for Calvin as Hope tied the game on a goal with less than a minute left in regulation.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
A trio of Calvin College soccer players have received ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV honors in the college division as defensive backs Juliana Litts and Allison Boender have been named to the all-district women’s second team while junior forward Michael Holwerda of the men’s team has been named to the all-district men’s second team.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
By Chaz Amidon
GRAND RAPIDS—Calvin preserved its undefeated conference record with a convincing 4-1 win over Olivet on Tuesday, extending the Knights’ win streak to 12 games while completing their season sweep of the fifth-place Comets.
Monday, October 27, 2008
GRAND RAPIDS—For the third time in his career, Calvin College junior Greg Snapper has been named the MIAA’s Defensive Player of the Week. Snapper previously was so honored in both 2006 and 2007.
Snapper shares the award this week with Albion defender Kurt Dossen.
Saturday, October 25, 2008
GRAND RAPIDS—The Knights staved off a late-game push by Kalamazoo and outlasted the seventh-place Kalamazoo College Hornets at Zuidema Field, picking up their 11th consecutive victory, winning by a score of 2-1. Dave DeKorne Photo Gallery« First < 24 25 26 27 28 >