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One Stop Shopping Guide for Live Stats, Live Video and Live Audio for Busy Calvin Weekend

Friday, November 19, 2010

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Click on the headline above to find a list of links to live stats, live audio and live video coverage of a busy weekend of Calvin College sports.Live video coverage will include men’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country and men’s basketball with audio coverage also included for men’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s basketball. Live Stats scoreboards will be included for men’s and women’s basketball, women’s volleyball and men’s soccer.

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Rebecca Kamp Named First Team AVCA D3 All-American - Megan Rietema Named National Freshman of Year

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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2010 AVCA Division III All-America Teams

For the third consecutive year, Calvin College junior Rebecca Kamp has been named a first team Division III All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. A native of Orland Park, Illinois, and a graduate of Chicago Christian High School, Kamp is the first three-time AVCA All-American in Calvin history. In addition, Calvin freshman setter Megan Rietema has been named the AVCA’s Division III National Freshman of the Year, becoming the second individual in Calvin history to receive the honor. Rebecca Kamp also received the award in 2008. Joining Rietema on the AVCA Division III Honorable Mention All-America list is sophomore outside hitter Lizzie Kamp. She is receiving AVCA Division III Honorable Mention All-America honors for the second straight year.

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Calvin Volleyball Players Receive Great Lakes All-Region Volleyball Honors

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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Great Lakes All-Region Volleyball Team

Three members of the Calvin volleyball team have received Great Lakes All-Region honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Named to the Great Lakes All-Region team from Calvin are junior Rebecca Kamp, sophomore Lizzie Kamp and freshman Megan Rietema. Rietema has also been named the Great Lakes Region Freshman of the Year. As members of the Great Lakes All-Region team, all three Calvin players are now eligible for All-America consideration from the AVCA.

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Women’s Swimming & Diving Team Ranked 18th in National Poll - Men Receive Recognition in National Po

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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The Calvin women’s swimming and diving team is ranked 18th in the first Division III College Swim Coaches Association Poll of the Year. The Knights are one of two MIAA teams in the top 25 as Hope is ranked 17th. Kalamazoo is also ranked 21st in the poll.

On the men’s side, Calvin received a vote in the national poll but is not in the top 25. Kalamazoo is ranked fourth, Hope 15th and Olivet 25th in the poll.

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Nine Calvin Men’s Soccer Players Receive All-MIAA Honors

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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The 2010 All-MIAA men’s soccer teams have been announced and several Calvin players have been so honored. Named to the All-MIAA first team from Calvin are senior midfielders Scott Hooker and Dan Kmetz and junior defensive backs Justin Ahearne and Miles Colago. Named to the All-MIAA second team from Calvin are senior goalkeeper Ryan Bratt, senior defensive back Lucas Wilgenburg, junior forward Brad Heethuis, junior midfielder Tyler Vegter and sophomore defensive back Dan Nederhoed. Hooker leads the list as he is receiving first team All-MIAA honors for the third time in his career.

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Carly Prins Named MIAA Women’s Soccer MVP - Six Players Receive All-MIAA Honors

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Calvin College senior Carly Prins has been named the MIAA’s Most Valuable Player in women’s soccer.

A native of Hudsonville and a graduate of Unity Christian High School, Prins is the seventh individual in Calvin women’s soccer history to receive the award. She is also the fourth Calvin fall sports athlete to be named MIAA MVP this year as Nick Kramer (men’s cross country), Jodi Hoekstra (women’s cross country) and Rebecca Kamp (volleyball) were previously so honored. Prins has also landed a spot on the All-MIAA first team for the fourth consecutive year. She is just the 12th player in MIAA women’s soccer history to be named a four-time first team All-MIAA selection.

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Proceeds of Calvin/Davenport Hockey Series to Go To Van Andel Institute in Memory of Bill Wondergem

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Van Andel Institute Site

A two-game set between the Calvin and Davenport ice hockey teams this weekend will have special meaning. All ticket proceeds from the two games will be donated to the Van Andel Institute for cancer research in memory of former Calvin hockey player Bill Wondergem. A 2008 Calvin College graduate, Wondergem passed away unexpectedly last month at the age of 24. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, father and mother, Wondergem attended Calvin College, where he was a member of the Calvin College men’s hockey team and graduated in 2008 with honors in biology.

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Men’s Soccer Receives Bid to NCAA III Tournament - Will Host Regional and Face ONU in First Round

Monday, November 08, 2010

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2010 NCAA III Men's Soccer Tournament Bracket

The Calvin men’s soccer team has gained a bid to the NCAA III Tournament and will host a four-team regional this Friday and Saturday. Calvin (15-2-3) will host Ohio Northern (17-4-1) in a first round match on Friday at 1:30 p.m. (EST). with Dominican of Illinois (18-1-1) facing Thomas More of Kentucky (11-5-2) in Friday’s first first round game at 11 a.m. (EST). Calvin is making its fourth straight trip to the NCAA III Tournament, its sixth under current head coach Chris Hughes and its 10th overall. Calvin is 8-8-3 all-time in NCAA III Tournament play. The Knights received an at-large (Pool C) bid to the NCAA III Tournament. A year ago, Calvin advanced all the way to the national title game before falling to Messiah College (PA). Calvin will be facing Ohio Northern for the first time in NCAA III Tournament play but recently played the Polar Bears in 2008, winning 1-0. Ohio Northern is making its third straight trip to the NCAA III Tournament with the Polar Bears also advancing to the national quarterfinals in 2008.

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Volleyball Receives Bid to NCAA III Tournament - To Face Otterbein in Regional Hosted by Wittenberg

Monday, November 08, 2010

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NCAA III Volleyball Tournament Bracket

The women’s volleyball team has received its 20th bid to the NCAA III Tournament. The Knights were selected as an at-large (Pool C) selection earlier today and will travel to an eight-team NCAA III Regional hosted by Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. Calvin (26-4) will face Otterbein (26-6) in a first round match on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. The Calvin/Otterbein winner will advance to the second round Friday and will face the winner of a first round match between Heidelberg (32-5) and Greenville (26-5). Other first round matches have Hope (26-4) facing the University of Chicago (30-12) and Ohio Northern (19-12) facing host Wittenberg (30-2). In 19 prior trips to the NCAA III Tournament, Calvin has fashioned a won-loss record of 20-21 with one national runner-up finish and two fourth place finishes. Calvin will be facing Otterbein for the first time in NCAA III Tournament play. Calvin will be making its seventh consecutive NCAA III Tournament appearance - all under the watch of current head coach Amber Warners. Start times for Thursday’s first round matches will be announced later.

NCAA III Regional Tournament Site

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Women’s Soccer Headed to Ohio to Face Otterbein College in NCAA III Tournament

Monday, November 08, 2010

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NCAA III Tournament Bracket

The Calvin women’s soccer team is headed to Ohio for NCAA III Tournament competition. The Knights will face host Otterbein College in a first round NCAA III Tournament game on Friday, November 12 at 11 a.m.. Located in the northern suburbs of Columbus, Ohio (Westerville), Otterbein (18-0-1) will host a four-team regional that will also include Allegheny (14-2-4) and Washington University of St. Louis (10-7-2). The Calvin/Otterbein winner will face the Allegheny/Wash. U. winner on Saturday, November 13. Calvin is making its sixth consecutive NCAA III Tournament appearance under head coach Mark Recker and its eighth appearance overall. The Knights are 7-3-5 all-time in NCAA III Tournament play and advanced to the national quarterfinals in 2006 and 2009. Calvin will be making its second trip to Otterbein for NCAA III Tournament play as the Knights journeyed to Westerville for the 2005 tournament where it tied Ohio Wesleyan 2-2 before falling in a penalty kick shootout. Calvin and Otterbein will be facing each other for the first time in NCAA III Tournament play. However, the two teams met in an early September contest in 2009 with Calvin winning 3-0.

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