Friday, December 11, 2009
A record five members of the Calvin men’s soccer team have received Division III All-Central Regional honors as named by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Named to the All-Central Region first team from Calvin are seniors Greg Snapper, Luke Holtrop and Alex McKenzie and junior Dan Kmetz. In addition, junior Scott Hooker has been named to the All-Central Region second team.
As members of the first team, Snapper, Holtrop, McKenzie and Kmetz are now eligible for NSCAA Division III All-America consideration.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
The latest set of Leerfield Sports Directors’ Cup fall sports standings have been released and after an outstanding fall sports campaign, Calvin College stands in second place, just 18 points behind first place Williams (MA).
Calvin has a second place total of 349 points, holding a 30-point lead over third place Washington University (Mo.). Williams (MA) leads the list with 367 points.
Saturday, December 05, 2009
(written by Andrew Knot)
The Calvin Hope rivalry took ice Friday night for the first installment of a home and home between the two squads.
Hope set the tone early when freshman Justin Johnston rifled a shot from the left wing into the upper right corner giving Hope a 1-0 advantage. Calvin attempted to respond with a power play later in the first period but was hardly able to muster a shot on net. The first period concluded with Hope on top 1-0.
Friday, December 04, 2009
Three members of the Calvin women’s soccer team have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Division III All-Central Region first team. The three players named to the All-Central Region first team from Calvin are seniors Emily Ottenhoff and Allison Boender and junior Carly Prins.
As members of the first team, all three players are now eligible for Division III All-America consideration. All three players are also receiving All-Central Region honors for the first time.
Thursday, December 03, 2009
Tickets for the Jan. 6 Calvin-Hope men’s basketball game at the Van Noord Arena will go on-sale to the public on Monday, Dec. 7th beginning at 9 a.m. at the Calvin Box Office, located on the third floor of the Spoelhof Center (not to be confused with the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex). Walk up and phone orders will be accepted at that time. The Calvin Box Office phone # is 616-526-6282. On Dec. 14th tickets will be available on-line at the Box Office website. All seats are reserved and all tickets are $8.
The Calvin Box Office located this year on the third floor of the Spoelhof Center. Tickets can also be ordered by phone beginning Monday, Dec. 7th at 616-526-6282.
Monday, November 30, 2009
ROYAL OAK, Mich. Ė The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin forward Carissa Verkaik its Player of the Week in womenís basketball for games played through November 29.
Verkaik, a freshman from Holland (Holland Christian HS), scored 49 points, pulled down 26 rebounds and blocked nine shots in earning tournament Most Valuable Player honors at the Olivet Comet Classic. She scored 26 points and added 13 rebounds in a 79-66 victory over Elmhurst, Ill., then came back the next day to score 23 points, pull down 13 boards and block five shots as the
Knights defeated Siena Heights, 86-73.
Monday, November 23, 2009
Calvin College sophomore Rebecca Kamp has added another prestigious honor to her growing mantel of awards as she has been named a first team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American in women’s volleyball in the college division.
A native of Orland Park, Illinois, Kamp is the first women’s volleyball player from Calvin to receive ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America honors.
A graduate of Chicago Christian High School, Kamp is one of only 18 individuals that were selected either first, second or third Academic All-Americans in the college division which includes schools from the NCAA II and NCAA III ranks as well as NAIA institutions.
Monday, November 23, 2009
The field for the NCAA III Final Four in menís soccer is set. Joining Calvin in the Final Four field will be defending national champion Messiah (PA), Williams (MA) and Dominican (IL).
The semifinals are scheduled to be held December 4 at Blossom Soccer Stadium in San Antonio, Texas.
Calvin (17-4-3) will face Dominican (19-1-3) at 8:30 p.m. (EST) with Messiah (22-1-0) facing Williams (17-2-2) in the first semifinal. The first semifinal game is scheduled for 6 p.m. (ET). The semifinal winners will play in the championship game on Saturday, December 5 at 6 p.m. (EST).
The Calvin/Dominican game will feature a live video broadcast through the NCAA Web site at: NCAA Calvin/Dominican Video Broadcast
Sunday, November 22, 2009
Grand Rapids Hall of Fame Men’s Basketball Tournament - Calvin’s Van Noord Arena
November 27 and 28
6pm and 8pm each evening
Tickets on sale now at Calvin Box Office and online @ Calvin Box Office
Tickets are General Admission $8 and $10
Hope vs Aquinas - 6:00 p.m.
Calvin vs Cornerstone - 8:00 p.m. 6:00 & 8:00 pm Saturday, Nov 28 Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame Tournament (at Calvin)
Consolation at 6:00 p.m.
Championship at 8:00 p.m. 6:00 & 8:00 pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Calvin College cross country coach Brian Diemer has been named the Division III Great Lakes Regional Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. Diemer swept both awards late this afternoon as announced by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.
In addition, Nick Kramer has been named the Great Lakes Regional Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year by the USTFCCCA. A native of Dyer, Indiana, Kramer became the ninth individual in Calvin menís cross country history to claim a Great Lakes Regional title this past Saturday, running 25:45, nine seconds better than the next fastest runner. A graduate of Illiana Christian High School, Kramer also took first place at the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletics Association Jamboree and MIAA Championships this fall, garnering MIAA Most Valuable Runner honors.« First < 37 38 39 40 41 > Last »