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Women’s Soccer Bows Out of NCAA III Tournament in Penalty Kick Shootout Against Chicago

Saturday, November 15, 2008

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After forcing a 0-0 draw in their second-round match-up against the University of Chicago, the No. 4 Knights were eliminated from the NCAA-III Tournament for the fourth consecutive year via shootout, falling to the Maroons, 7-6, in the Regional finale at Grand Rapids Christian High School

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Women’s Swimming Wins at Olivet - Men’s Team Defeated By Comets

Saturday, November 15, 2008

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OLIVET—The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team dropped a 127-85 dual meet at Olivet while the Calvin women’s team defeated the host Comets in dual meet action 118-111.

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Men’s Soccer Upended By Carnegie-Mellon

Friday, November 14, 2008

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By Bruce VanBaren

DELAWARE, OHIO- Calvin’s defense surrendered three goals for just the third time this season as the Knights fell to Carnegie Mellon 3-0 in Friday’s first round NCAA tournament game at Ohio Wesleyan’s Roy Rike Field.

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Chicago Rolls To 4-0 Win Over Wittenberg in NCAA III Tournament First Round Game

Friday, November 14, 2008

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GRAND RAPIDS, MI—The University of Chicago extended its win streak to seven games and advanced to the second round of the NCAA III Tournament with a convincing 4-0 win over Wittenberg University Friday afternoon at Calvin’s Zuidema Field.

Chicago (13-5-1) scored two goals in each half and stifled the Tigers (11-4-6) on defense in posting their eighth shutout victory of the year.

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Women’s Soccer Nips Mount St. Joseph In NCAA 1st Round Game on Golden Goal By Veurink

Friday, November 14, 2008

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(Saturday’s Calvin-Chicago Game has been moved to Grand Rapids Christian High School’s Eagle Stadium because of unplayable field conditions at Calvin’s Zuidema Field. Saturday’s game will begin at 1:00 p.m.)Directions To Grand Rapids Christian High School

GRAND RAPIDS—Chances are, Calvin College head coach Mark Recker will never forget his 50th birthday. The eighth-year Calvin head coach celebrated his 50th birthday with a 1-0 double overtime victory over the College of Mount St. Joseph Friday afternoon in a first round NCAA III Tournament game at Calvin’s Zuidema Field.

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Warners Named Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year - Kamp Named Great Lakes Freshman of the Year

Thursday, November 13, 2008

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GRAND RAPIDS – For the second time in three years, Calvin College head volleyball coach Amber Warners has been named Great Lakes Regional Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association . In addition, Calvin freshman middle hitter Rebecca Kamp has been named the Great Lakes Regional Freshman of the Year and has landed a spot on the Great Lakes All-Region team. AVCA Regional Coach of the Year Announcement

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Women’s Volleyball Bows Out of NCAA III Tournament in First Round

Thursday, November 13, 2008

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OSHKOSH, WI – The Calvin women’s volleyball season saw its season come to an end in the first round of the NCAA III Tournament Thursday afternoon as the Knights were defeated by Wisconsin-Whitewater 25-18, 22-25, 25-18, 25-14 at the Kolf Center on the campus of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Ranked 12th nationally, Calvin concludes its season with a 26-5 overall record.

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Greg Snapper Named MIAA Men’s Soccer MVP - Calvin Players Receive All-MIAA Honors

Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Eight members of the Calvin men’s soccer team have received All-MIAA honors headlined by junior sweeper Greg Snapper who has been named the MIAA’s Most Valuable Player.

Snapper is one of five Calvin players named to the All-MIAA first team as seniors A.J. Dufendach and Darrin Cline along with junior Luke Holtrop and sophomore Scott Hooker have been so honored. Named to the All-MIAA second team from Calvin are senior Dan VanSlyke, junior Michael Holwerda and sophomore Lucas Wilgenburg.

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Calvin Men’s Cross Country Runner Featured by Trackshark.com

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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VanKampen Trackshark.com Interview

Calvin College senior Erik VanKampen is a featured subject on the website: trackshark.com. A two-time NCAA III Cross Country All-American, VanKampen has an extensive Q & A interview with the website and details his running career, his academic pursuits and his Christian faith.

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Seven Calvin Women’s Soccer Players Receive All-MIAA Honors

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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Seven members of the Calvin women’s soccer team have received All-MIAA honors including five individuals who have been named to the All-MIAA first team.

Named to the All-MIAA first team from Calvin are senior Elizabeth Ribbens, juniors Kayla Sulzer, Allison Boender, Emily Ottenhoff and sophomore Carly Prins.

Named to the All-MIAA second team from Calvin are juniors Alyssa Bergsma and Natalie Veurink.

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