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Women’s Soccer To Host Kalamazoo in MIAA Tournament Semifinals Tuesday

Saturday, October 31, 2009

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The Calvin women’s soccer team will host Kalamazoo at 3:00 p.m. in an MIAA Tournament semifinal game next Tuesday. Kalamazoo defeated Hope 1-0 in a first round game on Saturday. Adrian will host Albion in the other semifinal game on Tuesday. Albion advanced in the tournament by winning a penalty kick shootout at Alma 3-2 on Saturday. As the top two seeds in the tournament, Calvin and Adrian received first round byes.

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Calvin Men’s/Women’s Soccer Players Receive ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Honors

Friday, October 30, 2009

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ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Soccer Announcement

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.

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Women’s Soccer Wraps Up MIAA Regular Season Title With 2-0 Victory Over Hope

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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(written by Calvin Sports Information student assistant Derek Niece)

Matched up against rival Hope College Wednesday afternoon, Calvin came out strong on Senior Day in what would be their last home match of the regular season, defeating the Flying Dutch 2-0.  The seniors received a nice ovation before the game, highlighting their Calvin soccer careers and the various accolades that have been received over their four years on the team.

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Women’s Soccer Remains on Top of MIAA Standings With 5-0 Win at Trine

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

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ANGOLA, IN—The Calvin women’s soccer team remained in sole possession of first place in the MIAA standings with a 5-0 victory at Trine University Tuesday afternoon. The Knights are now 12-4 overall and 6-1-0 in the MIAA, remaining three-points ahead of second place Adrian (5-2-0 MAA). Kalamazoo is five points behind Calvin but has two league games left to play while the Knights (and Adrian) have just one. Calvin’s remaining league game is set for October 28 when the Knights host rival Hope at 4:00 p.m. at Calvin’s Zuidema Field.

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Women’s Soccer Grabs Sole Possession of First Place in MIAA Standings With 1-0 Win at Adrian

Saturday, October 17, 2009

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By Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot

ADRIAN—With the outright conference lead on the line, and their conference winning streak broken, the Knights had a lot to prove in Saturdayís clash with the Adrian Bulldogs.  Calvin and Adrian each entered the game with a 4-1 record in conference play; Calvin had just dropped a 2-1 result to Alma early in the week, their first conference loss in 40 games.  When all was said and done, Calvin came away with a 1-0 victory over the Bulldogs.


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Women’s Soccer Upset by Alma

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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ALMA - The nationally-ranked Calvin women’s soccer team was upset at Alma on Wednesday, falling 2-1. The loss is Calvin’s first to an MIAA opponent since 2005 when the Knights were defeated by Hope. The loss also drops Calvin into a tie for first place in the MIAA standings with Adrian as the Bulldogs defeated Albion Wednesday 1-0. Calvin and Adrian are now both 4-1-0 in league play heading into a Saturday morning showdown at Adrian’s Performance Stadium slated to start at 10:00 a.m. Kalamazoo also won on Wednesday and along with Alma is just two points (3-1-1) behind Calvin and Adrian in the standings.

The loss snaps a 40-game unbeaten streak by Calvin against MIAA opponents with the Knights recording a 39-0-1 record during the streak.

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Women’s Soccer Tops Kalamazoo 2-1 - Remains Unbeaten in MIAA Play

Saturday, October 10, 2009

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The Knights continued their undefeated conference mark in a clash with MIAA opponent Kalamazoo College on Saturday, defeating the Hornets 2-1 at Calvin’s Zuidema Field.

Struggling to get on the board early in previous games, Calvin had no such problems against Kalamazoo.  The Knights drew first blood in the sixth minute, with junior Elaine Schnabel redirecting a ball from junior Carly Prins into the back of the net.  The goal came after a barrage of chances and shots on net for the Knights, off of an opportunity created by some teamwork and hustle from freshman Liz Cancel and Senior Natalie Veurink on the right wing.

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Women’s Soccer Team Dodges Rain Drops to Defeat Saint Mary’s 1-0

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

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The nationally-ranked Calvin women’s soccer team dodged torrential rain showers and an upset bid by host Saint Mary’s, defeating the Belles 1-0 Tuesday afternoon. The only goal of the game came roughly 13 minutes into the second half as junior Carly Prins headed in a 15-yard shot in the box after receiving a long chip from teammate Lauren Heyboer. Ranked 23rd in the most recent D3soccer.com Top 25 poll, Calvin is now 9-3-0 overall and 3-0-0 in the MIAA.

Calvin nearly added to its scoring total in the final 10 minutes as freshman Liz Cancel hit the crossbar with a shot that ducked straight down and was cleared out while junior Mindy Capisciolto hit the post in the closing seconds.

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Women’s Soccer Defeats Olivet 5-0

Saturday, October 03, 2009

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(Written by Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Derek Neice)

The rain that started coming down early in the first half of Saturdayís game didnít stop the Knights of Calvin College as they rolled to a convincing 5-0 victory over their MIAA counterpart Olivet College, out-shooting the Comets 28-2 over the course of the game.

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Women’s Soccer Opens MIAA Campaign With 3-0 Victory Over Albion

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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By Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot

In its MIAA debut, the Calvin College women’s soccer team made a statement with a dominating 3-0 victory over Albion. 

After dropping their previous three matches in disappointing fashion, the Knights did just what they hadnít in those three losses:  scored.  Despite outshooting opponents 37-27 in that span, the Knights lost those three matches by a collective 5-0 score.

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