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Carly Prins Named Third Team All-American by National Soccer Coaches Association of America

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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NSCAA Division III Women's Soccer All-America Teams

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.

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Calvin 2nd in Latest Set of Learfield Sports Director’s Cup Standings

Thursday, December 09, 2010

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Dec. 9 DIII Standings Release

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.

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Calvin Lands Five on All-Central Region Men’s Soccer Teams

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

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All-Central Region Men's Soccer Teams

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.

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NCAA III Volleyball Championships Video Now Online

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

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NCAA III Volleyball Championships Video

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.

 

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Calvin Volleyball Team Finishes High in Final NCAA III Stats - Leads Nation in Blocks & Hitting %

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

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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).

Final NCAA III Team Statistics

Final NCAA III Individual Statistics Rankings

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Knights Give Their Regards to Boardway in 4-3 Victory Over Rival Hope

Saturday, December 04, 2010

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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.

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Amber Warners Named AVCA Division III National Coach of the Year

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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(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.

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Calvin Baseball Team Gives Back - Assisting at Congress Elementary School

Friday, November 19, 2010

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Feature Story on Partnership Between Calvin Baseball Team & Congress Elementary School

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:

Feature Story on Partnership Between Calvin Baseball Team & Congress Elementary School

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Calvin Leads MIAA Commissioner’s Cup/All-Sports Standings Through Fall Sports Competition

Friday, November 19, 2010

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The first set of MIAA All-Sports standings have been released and Calvin holds first place in all three categories. Calvin leads the overall standings, known as the MIAA Commissioner’s Cup standings with 90 points, four points ahead of Hope. In the men’s all-sports standings, Calvin is tied with Hope for first place with 41 points apiece while Calvin leads the women’s all-sports standings with 49 points to Hope’s 45 points.

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Elaine Schabel Named First Team ESPN Academic All-American

Friday, November 19, 2010

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2010 Women's Soccer ESPN Academic All-America Teams

Calvin College senior Elaine Schnabel has been named a first team ESPN Academic All-American in women’s soccer in the college division. Schnabel is the fourth individual in Calvin women’s soccer history to receive Academic All-America honors and the first individual to be named to the first team. Cara Jansen was a third a team selection in 1998 and a second team choice in 1999. A year ago, Calvin’s Allison Boender was a third team selection. The college division includes institutions at the NCAA II, NCAA III and NAIA levels.

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