Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Calvin College head volleyball coach Amber Warners will be honored in the Faces in the Crowd section of the upcoming edition of Sports Illustrated. The Faces in the Crowd section for the December 27 issue can be found online at: Sports Illustrated Faces in the Crowd - 12/27/10
Monday, December 20, 2010
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin center Carissa Verkaik its Player of the Week in women’s basketball for games played through December 19. Verkaik, a sophomore from Holland (Holland Christian HS), narrowly missed a triple-double with 30 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocked shots in 36 minutes of play Saturday as the Knights overcame a 10-point deficit to defeat Albion, 73-65, to maintain first place in the MIAA. She made 9 of 15 shots from the field, including two 3-point baskets, and 10 of 11 from the free-throw line. She also four steals and three assists in the game. Verkaik is being honored as Player of the Week for the second time this season and fifth time in her career.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Calvin College senior Carly Prins has joined a select group of Calvin women’s soccer players. On Wednesday, the forward out of of Hudsonville Unity Christian High School was named a third team Divison III All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. A native of Hudsonville, Prins becomes the fifth individual in Calvin women’s soccer history to be named an NSCAA Division III All-American with Tara Dyk (1997 & 1998), Amber Wiersma (1997), Jill Capel (2006) and Emily Ottenhoff (2009) previously receiving the honor as Calvin players.
Thursday, December 09, 2010
The latest set of Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup fall sports standings have been released and after an outstanding fall sports campaign, Calvin College stands in second place, just 19 points behind first place Washington University of St. Louis. Calvin has a second place total of 327 points, holding a two-point lead over third place Middlebury (VT). Washington University (MO) leads the list with 336 points.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Five members of the Calvin men’s soccer team have been named to National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III All-Central Region soccer teams as sponsored by Performance Subaru. Named to the first team from Calvin are senior Dan Kmetz and junior Justin Ahearne while junior Miles Colago has been named to the second team and seniors Ryan Bratt and Scott Hooker named to the third team. As members of the first team, Kmetz and Ahearne are now eligible for NSCAA Division III All-America consideration.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
An NCAA produced highlight video of the 2010 NCAA III Women’s Volleyball Championships in St. Louis, Missouri, is now online. The video includes clips from all seven matches played at Washington University of St. Louis including Calvin’s victories over University of Massachusetts Boston, Juniata and Emory University.
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
The national champion Calvin women’s volleyball also ranks at the top of the list in two categories in the final 2010 NCAA III statistics released earlier today. Calvin led the nation in blocks-per-set in 2010 (2.8 blocks-per-set) and in hitting percentage with a .313 clip as a team. Calvin also finished 20th nationally in assists-per-set (11.96) and 25th in kills-per-set (12.89). Individually, Calvin junior Rebecca Kamp (Orland Park, IL/Chicago Christian HS) finished third nationally in hitting percentage (.431), sixth in blocks-per-set (1.37), 10th in points-per-set (5.25) and 23rd in kills-per-set (.406).
Saturday, December 04, 2010
By Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot
In front of a capacity crowd at the Eagles Ice Arena, the Knights hockey team emerged victorious in a clash with arch-rival Hope on Friday. Calvin defeated the Dutch by a score of 4-3 with two goals from Reed Loney and single goals from Jarod Balog and Ben Regts. But the story of the night was Trevor Boardway in the net for the Knights. Early on, Calvin was faced with five minutes of short-handed play but Boardway was stellar between the pipes during the short-handed situation and continued making clutch saves for the entire 60 minutes.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
(release prepared by American Volleyball Coaches Association)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (November 23, 2010) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce that Calvin College head women’s volleyball coach Amber Warners has been selected as the 2010 AVCA Division III National Coach of the Year. In her ninth season as the Calvin head coach, Warners helped the Knights to a magical year in 2010. Calvin earned the program’s third MIAA regular season title, took home its first NCAA Regional title since 1992 and captured its first-ever NCAA Division III national championship with a 3-1 victory over Emory on November 22. The Knights’ road to their storybook ending was not an easy one, as the squad knocked off nationally-ranked squads Heidelberg (No. 13), Wittenberg (No.2), UMass-Boston (No. 24), Juniata (T-No.3) and Emory (No.1) in the NCAA postseason alone.
Friday, November 19, 2010
The Calvin baseball team has been active in the offseason but the activity of the team this fall has been in volunteer work at Congress Elementary School - part of the Grand Rapids Public Schools Association. Myrna Anderson, a senior writer from Calvin’s office of Communications and Marketing caught up with the baseball team at Congress Elementary School and filed this report:« First < 29 30 31 32 33 > Last »