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Calvin In Eighth Place After Day One of MIAA Tournament

Friday, October 10, 2008

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BATTLE CREEK—The first day of competition is complete at the 36-hole MIAA Tournament at the Bedford Valley Country Club. On day one, Calvin fired a team score of 420 strokes. Juniors Emily Tuuk (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and Kelli Visser (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) were Calvin’s top two finishers with rounds of 98. Junior Kelsey Kolk (Jenison/Unity Christian HS) was next with a round of 99 while freshman Katy Berghuis (Wyoming/Calvin Christian HS) had a 125.

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Cross Country Teams Compete at Michigan Intercollegiates

Friday, October 10, 2008

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MILFORD—A group of runners competed for the Calvin men’s and women’s cross country teams at the Michigan Intercollegiates Friday afternoon at Kensington Park with Detroit-Mercy serving as host.

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Men’s Golf Fifth in Final MIAA Standings

Thursday, October 09, 2008

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KALAMAZOO—The Calvin men’s golf team took sixth at the final MIAA outing of the year but finished fifth in the final MIAA overall standings. Calvin posted a sixth place team score of 329 strokes at Thursday’s outing hosted by Kalamazoo at the Milham Golf Club. Calvin maintained its fifth place position in the final overall standings however, finishing with 2,513 strokes, 23 strokes ahead of sixth place Adrian and 48 strokes behind fourth place Albion.

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Women’s Cross Country Team Ranked Number-One/Men’s Team Ranked Fifth

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

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For the third consecutive week, the Calvin women’s cross country team is the top-ranked team in Division III. The Knights are ranked number-one in this week’s poll released by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

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Calvin Edges Hope in 1-0 Thriller at Zuidema Field

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon

A recipe for combustion, the league’s top offense collided with the league’s top defense in Grand Rapids on Wednesday.

It wasn’t a shootout, nor was it a stalemate.

Instead, a resilient Calvin defense staved off No. 17 Hope and its lineup of high-octane scorers, using junior Alex McKenzie’s goal in the 14th minute to nab sole possession of first-place in the MIAA with a 1-0 win.

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Volleyball Holds Off Trine in Five-Set Thriller

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon

Ranked No. 17 in the nation, the women’s volleyball team won its second consecutive MIAA match-up Tuesday, prevailing in an electrifying five-game bout over the visiting Trine Thunder (16-25, 25-16, 24-26, 25-15, 15-6).

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Women’s Soccer Blanks Alma to Remain Unbeaten in MIAA

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

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Elizabeth Ribben’s (Tinley Park, IL/Victor J. Andrew) goal and assist just minutes into the second half moved Calvin back into first place in the MIAA standings with a 2-0 win over Alma at Zuidema Field.

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Lauren DeGroot Named MIAA Specialty Player of the Week

Monday, October 06, 2008

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For the fifth time in her collegiate career, Calvin senior Lauren DeGroot has been named the MIAA’s Specialty Player of the Week. A setter from Tulare, California, DeGroot amassed 54 assists (13.5 per set) in a four-set victory over Albion last Wednesday. A graduate of Central Valley Christian High School, she was also credited with 13 digs and two blocks in the Calvin win.

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Men’s Golf Ties for Fourth at MIAA Outing at Watermark Country Club

Monday, October 06, 2008

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CASCADE—The Calvin men’s golf team had one of its top performances of the year on Monday, firing a team score of 312 strokes to finish in a tie for fourth place at an MIAA outing. Calvin served as host of Monday’s tournament which was held at the Watermark Country Club. Calvin tied for fourth with Trine University. Olivet took first place on Monday with 307 strokes to widen its overall lead in the MIAA standings. Albion was a close second on Monday at 308 with Hope third at 311.

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Calvin Men’s Tennis Team Has Strong Showing at ITA Central Regional

Saturday, October 04, 2008

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ST. LOUIS, MO—Several members of the Calvin men’s tennis team had strong showings at the Wilson ITA Central Region Championships held at Washington University of St. Louis.

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