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Men’s Basketball Opens Tip-Off Tourney With Win Over Grace Bible

Saturday, November 22, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – Calvin hasn’t called Grand Rapids Christian High School its home since the 1964-65 season, just one year before the Knights migrated to the Calvin Fieldhouse. 

Forty-four years later, they returned back to Grand Rapids Christian – their first time at the Plymouth campus – and routed Grace Bible College 82-49 in their season opener at the Quest Center, Calvin’s interim court until the unveiling of the newly constructed Van Noord Arena on Jan. 7.

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Harris Scores Career-High 35 To Lead Women’s Basketball Team To Rugged Win Over Elmhurst

Saturday, November 22, 2008

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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.

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Calvin Hockey Team Defeats UW-Platteville 4-1 - To Play for Cob Cup On Saturday

Saturday, November 22, 2008

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SIOUX CENTER, IA – The Calvin hockey team will play for the Cob Cup on Saturday as the Knights improved to 2-0 in the Dordt College Clash in the Corn Tournament with a 4-1 victory over a Division II team from Wisconsin-Platteville late Friday afternoon.

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Calvin Hockey Team Defeats Dordt 5-2 At Clash In the Corn Opener

Friday, November 21, 2008

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(with assistance from Dordt Sports Information Director Mike Byker)

SIOUX CENTER, IA—In a meeting of regionally-ranked teams, the visiting Knights of Calvin defeated the Dordt College Blades 5-2 in front of nearly 900 fans at the Vernon Arena. Ranked third in the ACHA Division III North Region, Calvin (8-4-1) used a come-from-behind effort to defeat Dordt, ranked second in the ACHA Division III Pacific Division.

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Calvin Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams Prepare for NCAA III Championships

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

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The Calvin College men’s and women’s cross country teams will depart on Thursday for Hanover, Indiana, where they will compete at the NCAA III
Championships hosted by Hanover College. The official meet web site can be found at:Nationals website

The following is a preview of both the Calvin men’s and women’s teams.>

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Regional Honors for Brian Diemer and Jed Christiansen Announced by USTCCCA

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

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In addition, Calvin senior Jed Christiansen has been named Great Lakes Regional Men’s Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive season. Christiansen (Greenville, PA/Greenville HS) won his second straight Great Lakes title, clocking 24:44. Two weeks earlier, Christiansen won individual honors in leading Calvin to its 22nd consecutive Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team title.

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Kamp Named AVCA DIII Freshman of Year & AVCA DIII First Team All-American

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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Calvin College freshman Rebecca Kamp has received two of the highest honors awarded by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. A native of Orland Park, Illinois, Kamp has been named the AVCA Division III National Freshman of the Year and also an AVCA First Team Division III All-American.

AVCA NCAA III All-America Teams

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Brook Van Eck Named MIAA Player of the Week in Women’s Basketball

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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(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.

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Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Compete at Wayne State Triangular

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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DETROIT—The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dropped dual meets in a triangular hosted by Wayne State on Saturday. In the men’s competition, Calvin was defeated by Wayne State 173-58 and by Denison 203-35. In the women’s competition, Calvin was defeated by Wayne State 170-71 and by Denison 164-79.

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Calvin Cross Country Teams Capture Great Lakes Regional Titles

Saturday, November 15, 2008

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WESTERVILLE, OHIO- Cold and wet conditions couldn’t slow down Calvin’s nationally ranked cross country teams Saturday at Otterbein College. The women’s team, ranked first nationally, won its second straight regional title and the men’s team, ranked fourth nationally, won its 13th consecutive regional title.

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