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

Thursday, November 06, 2008

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Top 25 polls

The Calvin women’s cross country team will head into next week’s NCAA III Great Lakes Regional meet as the nation’s number-one ranked team. The Knights are once again ranked number-one in the latest Division III Top-25 poll released by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Calvin received six first place votes in this week’s poll with Williams (MA) receiving two first place votes.

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Men’s Basketball Is Favorite in MIAA Coaches’ Poll - Women’s Basketball Picked Second

Thursday, November 06, 2008

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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.

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2008-09 Men’s Swimming and Diving Outlook

Thursday, November 06, 2008

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Dan Gelderloos Preseason interview

The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team returns eight letterwinners from a team that finished in fourth place in the 2008 MIAA standings. The eight returners will mesh with eight first-year swimmers.

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2008-09 Women’s Swimming and Diving Outlook

Thursday, November 06, 2008

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Dan Gelderloos Preseason interview

The Calvin women’s swimming and diving team will head into the 2008-09 season as the four-time defending MIAA champions. Whether or not the Knights can make it five in a row remains to be seen but the Knights do return several letterwinners on which to build their championship hopes.

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Men’s Soccer Clinches Outright MIAA Title - Chris Hughes Records Win #100

Thursday, November 06, 2008

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By Bruce VanBaren

ADRIAN—Michael Holwerda and Scott Hooker combined for three goals and two assists as Calvin knocked off Adrian 3-0 Wednesday night under the lights at Adrian’s Performance Stadium. The win clinched Calvin’s second straight outright MIAA championship and was coach Chris Hughes’ 100th victory.

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Women’s Volleyball Defeats Kalamazoo - To Face Alma in MIAA Tournament Semifinals

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – Calvin began its quest to claim its fifth consecutive MIAA Tournament title on Tuesday, using a balanced scoring attack to sweep Kalamazoo in the first round, 25-17, 25-19, 25-18.

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Women’s Soccer Defeats Adrian - To Face Alma in MIAA Tournament Championship Game

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

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Carly Prins scored twice as Calvin beat Adrian 4-0 Tuesday to advance to the MIAA tournament championship game. The MIAA-leading Knights picked up six points in the tournament semi-final game and host Alma in Saturday’s championship game.

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Womens Basketball Looking For More After Injury Fraught Season

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

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John Ross Preseason audio interview

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.

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Men’s Basketball Team Prepares For Start of 2008-09 Season

Monday, November 03, 2008

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Kevin Vande Streek Preseason Audio Interview

A sense of anxious anticipation surrounds the Calvin men’s basketball program heading into the upcoming 2008-09 season. On January 7, the Knights will host their first-ever varsity game inside the 5,000 seat state-of-the-art VanNoord Arena.

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Calvin Fall Sports Athletes Receive MIAA Player of the Week Honors

Monday, November 03, 2008

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Three Calvin fall sports athletes have received MIAA Player of the Week honors. In men’s soccer, Calvin senior A.J. Dufendach has been named MIAA Offensive Player of the Week. In volleyball, Calvin junior Sara Kramer has been named MIAA Player of the Week with senior Lauren DeGroot receiving MIAA Specialty Player of the Week accolades.

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