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Mike Zwier Emerges as Key Member of Calvin Men’s Basketball Team

Thursday, January 22, 2009

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By Bruce Van Baren (Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant)

Mike Zwier is proof that hard work and determination pays off. Zwier earned a starting spot this season after spending most of his first two varsity seasons on the bench.

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Win Streak Over As Knights Fall to Olivet at Van Noord Arena

Thursday, January 22, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – The Knights misfired on four straight 3-pointers in the final 37 seconds and their late-game comeback surge was halted, falling 60-57 to Olivet in their first home loss at the Van Noord Arena.

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John Mantel Named MIAA Player of the Week in Men’s Basketball

Monday, January 19, 2009

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ROYAL OAK - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin College center John Mantel its Player of the Week in men’s basketball.

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Women’s Swimming and Diving Team Wins U. of Chicago Invitational - Deur Breaks Another Diving Record

Sunday, January 18, 2009

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CHICAGO, IL—The Calvin women’s swimming and diving team closed out an impressive two days of competition at the University of Chicago Invitational, winning the meet with a team score of 1,251.83 points.

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Men’s Swimming and Diving Team Fourth at U. of Chicago Invitational

Sunday, January 18, 2009

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CHICAGO, IL – Calvin took fourth place at the University of Chicago Invitational with a team score of 404 points. Host Chicago took first place with a team score of 996 points.

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Calvin Takes Sole Possession Of First Place in MIAA Standings With Thrilling Win at Hope

Saturday, January 17, 2009

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By Bruce Van Baren (Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant)

HOLLAND –The Knights snapped a four game losing streak to Hope with a 66-64 win Saturday before a sold-out crowd of 3,653 at DeVos Fieldhouse. Hope’s Jesse Reimink missed a potential game winner with five seconds remaining to give Calvin its sixth straight win and sole possession of first place in the MIAA.

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Women’s Basketball Wins OT Thriller Over Adrian

Saturday, January 17, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – Calvin coach John Ross was hoping his team wouldn’t have to rely on Sarah Partridge’s last-second heroics to beat Adrian at home – again.

But after the Knights’ 14-point lead suddenly evaporated late in the second half, it was Partridge who provided a game-tying 3-pointer with 31 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, where Calvin outscored the Bulldogs 12-6 en route to a 72-66 victory at Van Noord Arena.

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Erica Deur Shatters School Record On Three-Meter Board at U. of Chicago Invitational

Saturday, January 17, 2009

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CHICAGO, IL—Calvin College senior Erica Deur added another chapter in her storied collegiate diving career on Friday night, shattering her own school record on the three-meter board with a score of 505.55 points at the University of Chicago invitational. A graduate of Holland Christian High School, Deur eclipsed her previous school record of 485.20 points in the event. Her point total on Friday night was also a University of Chicago pool record.

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Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Hold First Practices Inside Venema Aquatic Center

Thursday, January 15, 2009

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The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were able to hold their first-ever practices inside the Venema Aquatic Center Wednesday afternoon. The Knights are scheduled to host their first-ever dual meets inside the facility on January 24 when they host the Hope men’s and women’s swimmig and diving teams in MIAA dual meets.

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Men’s Basketball Defeats Adrian to Set Up Saturday Showdown at Hope

Thursday, January 15, 2009

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ADRIAN—With a share of first place on the line in the MIAA standings, Calvin rose to the occasion with an 87-56 victory over the host Adrian Bulldogs Wednesday night. The Calvin victory sets up a first place showdown on Saturday at Hope as the two storied rivals both head into the contest at 3-0 in league play, one game ahead of 2-1 Adrian.

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