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Men’s Basketball Captures Championship of Defiance College Purple and Gold Classic

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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DEFIANCE, OH—Calvin captured the championship of the 34th annual Defiance College Purple and Gold Classic Tuesday night, defeating Rockford College (IL) 90-71 in the championship game.

The tournament crown is Calvin’s first in a Christmas holiday tournament since 2004 when the Knights won the Wisconsin-River Falls Radisson Inn Holiday Tournament.

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Women’s Basketball Tripped Up By Wisconsin-Whitewater

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL—A 13-1 deficit was too much for Calvin to overcome as the Knights played catch-up basketball throughout a 67-53 defeat to fifth-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater Tuesday afternoon in the Land of Magic Classic.

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Men’s Basketball Snaps Losing Streak With Win Over Geneva

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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DEFIANCE, OH—The Calvin men’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing skid with a convincing 91-65 victory over Geneva College Monday night in a first round game of the Defiance College Purple and Gold Classic.

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Women’s Basketball Snaps Losing Skid With Win Over Clark

Monday, December 29, 2008

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL—The Calvin women’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 71-35 victory over Clark College of Massachusetts Monday morning in the Land Of Magic Classic. Calvin (6-3) vaulted out to a 37-10 halftime lead and never looked back as the Knights shot 50 percent (15-of-30) from the floor in the opening 20 minutes

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Men’s Basketball Tripped Up By Trolls Saturday Night

Sunday, December 14, 2008

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PALOS HEIGHTS, IL Trinity Christian used an 18-2 second half run to pull away for a 73-65 victory over visiting Calvin late Saturday night. The host Trolls (8-3) erased a 44-40 deficit with 13 unanswered points with Will Bruinsma canning a pair of triples in the Trinity run.

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Late Comeback Effort Falls Short For Women’s Basketball Team at Albion

Saturday, December 13, 2008

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ALBION—A late second half comeback effort was not enough to keep the Calvin women’s basketball team from dropping a 77-75 decision at Albion Saturday afternoon in an MIAA contest

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Kamp Finishes as NCAA III Leader in Kills-Per-Set

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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NCAA III Statistical Rankings (Individual)

Calvin College freshman Rebecca Kamp has added one more accomplishment to her list of post-season accomplishments. A native of Orland Park, Illinois, Kamp has finished as the NCAA III leader in kills-per-set with an average of 4.87 kills-per-set.

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Snapper and Hooker Receive Great Lakes All-Region Honors

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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Great Lakes All-Region Teams

Two members of the MIAA champion Calvin men’s soccer team have received Great Lakes All-Region honors as named by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Calvin junior Greg Snapper has been named to the to the Great Lakes All-Region second team while Calvin sophomore Scott Hooker has been named to the third team.

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Men’s Basketball Falls at Aquinas

Thursday, December 11, 2008

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By Chaz Amidon
The Saints took advantage of hot three-point shooting in the first half and relied on its stalwart center in the second, cinching a double-digit win over the Knights at Aquinas Fieldhouse for the second straight season. 

Pedja Lazic scored 13 of his game-high 21 points after halftime, Jordan Torres broke loose against Calvin for five 3s and 18 points, and the Saints cruised to a 78-65 win. 

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Ribbens and Sulzer Named to Great Lakes All-Region Women’s Soccer Teams

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

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Great Lakes All-Region Teams

Two members of the Calvin women’s soccer team have received Division III Great Lakes All-Region honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Named to the Great Lakes All-Region first team is Calvin senior Elizabeth Ribbens while Calvin junior Kayla Sulzer has been named to the third team.

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