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Calvin Cross Country Teams Take Knight Invitational Titles

Saturday, September 20, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – For many senior runners like Jed Christiansen, Saturday’s Knight Invitational marked their final collegiate race at Gainey Sports Complex – home to Calvin’s men’s and women’s cross country squads.

But it also marked the beginning to a promising 2008 season, as Christiansen (Greenville, Penn.) helped to bolster a first-place finish for the men’s team while sophomore Jessica Koster (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and senior Lauren Bergstrom (Rochester, Minn.) paced the women to a similar outcome.

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Calvin Falls to Hope In Home Opener

Friday, September 19, 2008

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Calvin/Hope Box Score

GRAND RAPIDS—The momentum of a large and vocal crowd inside the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center was not enough to lift the Calvin women’s volleyball team to victory Friday night against rival Hope as the Flying Dutch handed the Knights a 25-22, 25-20, 23-25, 25-22 defeat.

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Late Goal Spells Defeat For Calvin Men’s Soccer Team

Friday, September 19, 2008

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Calvin/Baldwin-Wallace Box Score

ADA, OH—A late goal spelled defeat for the Calvin men’s soccer team Friday afternoon as the Knights dropped a 2-1 decision to nationally-ranked Baldwin-Wallace at the OAC/MIAA Shootout hosted by Ohio Northern.

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Calvin Picks Up Key Conference Road Win At Alma

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

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Calvin/Alma Box Score

ALMA—The nationally-ranked Calvin women’s volleyball team picked up a key conference victory on the road Wednesday night, defeating an up-and-coming Alma squad 25-21, 16-25, 25-14, 25-23.

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Calvin Drops Heartbreaker To Wheaton in OT

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

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Calvin-Wheaton Box Score

GRAND RAPIDS—In a game featuring two nationally-ranked teams and a playoff atmosphere, the Wheaton Thunder came up with a dramatic overtime goal to claim a 2-1 victory at Calvin’s Zuidema Field Wednesday afternoon.

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Men’s Golf Ties For Third at MIAA Outing - Moves Within Three of Albion in Team Standings

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Tournament Results

MARSHALL—The Calvin men’s golf team had another strong performance in MIAA play, finishing tied for third place at an MIAA outing hosted by Albion Tuesday afternoon at the Medalist Golf Club.

Calvin tied for third place with Trine University, recording a team score of 321 strokes. Olivet again took first place, recording a score of 310 strokes, three strokes ahead of second place Hope.

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Rebecca Kamp Named AVCA Division III National Player of the Week

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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AVCA Announcement

Rebecca Kamp, a freshman middle blocker for Calvin College, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week.

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Rebecca Kamp Named MIAA Volleyball Player of the Week

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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For the first time in her collegiate career, Calvin College freshman Rebecca Kamp has been named MIAA Player of the Week in women’s volleyball. A 6-1 middle-hitter out of Orland Park, Illinois, Kamp had 16 kills and a hitting percentage of .467 in leading the Knights to a league victory over Trine University last Tuesday night. She also had nine digs and three blocks in the contest.

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Calvin Cross Country Runner Featured on NCAA Blog Site

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Jed Christiansen NCAA Blog

Calvin College senior Jed Christiansen is hosting a blog for one of the NCAA’s web sites this fall. A native of Greenville, Pennsylvania, Christiansen is providing weekly insights into the nationally-ranked Calvin men’s cross country team as well as some of his own personal experiences in and out of the classroom.

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Volleyball Upsets ONU and Wittenberg At Border Battle

Saturday, September 13, 2008

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Calvin closed out the two-day Wittenberg Border Battle with a pair of upset victories over nationally-ranked opponents Saturday afternoon. Calvin opened with a 25-14, 14-25, 26-24, 25-21 victory over 10th-ranked Ohio Northern. The win marked Calvin’s second victory of the year over the Polar Bears. Ranked 18th in the most recent Division III Top-25 poll, Calvin then rattled off an impressive 25-16, 25-17, 25-14 victory over fifth-ranked and host Wittenberg.

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