Friday, November 28, 2008
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY—Calvin hung on for a 74-72 win over NAIA Division I opponent St. Catharine of Kentucky Friday afternoon on the first day of competition of the Julie Costello Classic hosted by Thomas More College.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
KALAMAZOO—Calvin improved to 4-0 on the season and senior Marcia Harris (Grand Rapids Christian High School) moved into second place on the all-time Calvin scoring list Tuesday evening as the Knights recorded an 81-64 victory at Kalamazoo College in the league opener for both teams.
Harris scored 18 points to boost her career scoring total to 1,335 points, moving past 1999 Calvin graduate Kerry Walters-Dykstra for second place on the all-time Calvin list.
Monday, November 24, 2008
Calvin center Marcia Harris, a senior from Grand Rapids (GR Christian HS), has been named the MIAA Player of the Week in women’s basketball after she scored 57 points in two games in leading the Knights to the championship of the Wisconsin Lutheran Tip-Off Tournament.
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MILWAUKEE, WI—Calvin rolled to its third win without a loss, defeating host Wisconsin-Lutheran 79-56 in the championship game of the Wisconsin-Lutheran Tip-Off Tournament Saturday afternoon.
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MILWAUKEE, WI—Calvin picked up a hard-fought 65-58 victory in a first round game of the Wisconsin-Lutheran Tip Off Tournament Friday night. Calvin (2-0) used a come-from-behind effort to gain the win as Elmhurst (0-1) took a 26-22 halftime lead and then built a 45-38 lead with just 9:48 left to play. Calvin responded with a 13-2 scoring run over the next three-and-a-half minutes to take a lead it would never relinquish.
Calvin was led by senior center Marcia Harris who pumped in a career-high 35 points including 25 in the second half.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
(written by MIAA publicist Greg Chandler)
ROYAL OAK – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin College forward Brook Van Eck its first recipient of the league’s Player of the Week award in women’s basketball for the new season.
Van Eck, a junior from Lowell (Lowell HS), didn’t miss a shot in the Knights’ 64-49 season-opening win over Madonna. Van Eck connected on all eight of her shots from the field and was 3-of-3 from the foul line in scoring a career-high 20 points, while playing just 23 minutes. She also grabbed four rebounds and added four steals.
Thursday, November 06, 2008
The MIAA pre-season coaches’ polls in men’s and women’s basketball have been released. On the men’s side, Calvin has been pegged as the pre-season MIAA favorite. On the women’s side, Calvin has been picked to finish second.
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
After faltering in the first round of the MIAA Tournament last season – their first time doing so since 2002-03 – the Knights will look to compound experience and a promising freshman class in hopes of returning to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in the John Ross Era.
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Calvin College seniors Caleb Veldhouse and Marcia Harris have been named pre-season All-Americans in men’s and women’s basketball respectively. Veldhouse has been named a pre-season All-American by Division III News while Harris has been so honored by sister publication Women’s Division III News.
Monday, March 03, 2008
For the third consecutive year, Calvin junior Marcia Harris has been named to the All-MIAA first team in women’s basketball.« First < 26 27 28