Saturday, October 17, 2009
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.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
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.
Saturday, October 10, 2009
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.
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
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.
Saturday, October 03, 2009
(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.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
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.
Saturday, September 26, 2009
WHEATON, IL—Calvin outshot fourth-ranked Wheaton 13-9 late Saturday afternoon but the fourth-ranked Thunder came away with a 1-0 victory. The loss is Calvin’s third straight. All three losses have come against Central Region opponents (Chicago, Washington U. and Wheaton) and all have come by shutout scores.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS—In a meeting of nationally-ranked teams, Calvin suffered a hard-fought 1-0 defeat to Washington University of St. Louis Saturday afternoon at Calvin’s Zuidema Field. Ranked 11th in the most recent Division III Coaches poll, Calvin falls to 6-2 on the year while Washington, ranked 20th in the latest coaches’ poll improves to 5-2 on the season.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
CHICAGO, IL—Over the past five years, Calvin’s trips to the University of Chicago have been unkind. In 2005, the Knights suffered a 4-0 defeat to the Maroons in the windy city and in 2007, the Knights were blanked by the same 4-0 score. On Tuesday afternoon, Chicago blanked the visiting Knights once again, this time by a 3-0 score.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS—The 24th-ranked Calvin women’s soccer team rolled to a 4-0 victory over visiting Kenyon College Saturday afternoon at Calvin’s Zuidema Field. The Knights scored three times in the first half including twice on corner kick plays.« First < 16 17 18 19 20 > Last »