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Volleyball Places Second at Ohio Northern Invitational - Upsets Eighth-Ranked Southwestern

Saturday, September 05, 2009

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ADA, OH—Calvin finished second at the two-day Ohio Northern Invitational, posting a 3-1 tournament record. After splitting a pair of matches on Friday, Calvin rebounded to upset eighth-ranked Southwestern (TX) and then defeat Heidelberg in a pair of five-set matches.

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Men’s Golf Places Ninth at Olivet College Lou Collins Memorial Classic

Saturday, September 05, 2009

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BATTLE CREEK—Calvin finished in ninth place in the final standings of the two-day Olivet College Lou Collins Memorial Classic held at the Bedford Valley Country Club, posting a two-day team score of 614 strokes. After an opening day total of 304 strokes, Calvin came up with a second day total of 310 strokes.

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Calvin Shuts Out Otterbein in First Round of ONU Classic

Friday, September 04, 2009

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ADA, OH—Three first half goals propelled Calvin to a 3-0 victory over Otterbein in a meeting of nationally-ranked teams Friday afternoon at the Ohio Northern Classic. Otterbein (1-1) entered the match ranked eighth in the most recent Division III Top 25 poll compiled by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America while Calvin (2-0) came in ranked 17th

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Men’s Soccer Topples Rutgers-Camden in First Round of Ohio Wesleyan Fred Myers Invite

Friday, September 04, 2009

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DELAWARE, OH—In a meeting of teams that gained berths in the 2008 NCAA III Tournament, Calvin secured a 2-0 victory over Rutgers-Camden in the first round of the Ohio Wesleyan Fred Myers Invitational Friday afternoon. Calvin will face host Ohio Wesleyan in the championship final on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Ohio Wesleyan was a 4-0 first round winner over Carnegie-Mellon.

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Volleyball Splits on Day One of ONU Invitational

Friday, September 04, 2009

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ADA, OH—Calvin opened its 2009 campaign by splitting a pair of matches at the Ohio Northern Invitational on Friday, defeating Thomas More 25-20, 18-25, 25-13, 25-13 before falling to sixth-ranked Ohio Northern 25-20, 25-21, 25-20.

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Men’s Golf Opens Season With Strong First Day Showing at Olivet College Lou Collins Memorial Invite

Friday, September 04, 2009

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BATTLE CREEK—Calvin opened the 2009 season in strong fashion, posting a team score of 304 strokes which has the Knights tied for sixth place in a field of 14 teams through day one of the Lou Collins Memorial Invitational hosted by Olivet College.

Freshman Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) led the way for the Knights on Friday with a sterling round of 71, leaving him in a tie for third place individually. Senior Jon Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) also had a big day for the Knights with a round of 75. Rounding out Calvin’s finishers on Friday were junior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 78, senior Kyle Harvey (Willard, OH/Willard HS) with an 80 and freshman Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with an 81.

Indiana Wesleyan currently leads the two-day competition with a first day total of 291. Calvin trails fifth place Albion by one stroke and is one stroke ahead of eighth place Hope.

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Volleyball Team Led by Strong Group of Seniors

Thursday, September 03, 2009

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(written by Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot)

Anchored by a hardworking, selfless senior class, the 2009 Calvin Knights volleyball team is ready to set sail on a new season. 

After last yearís 26-5 effort ended in the teamís third straight trip to the NCAA III tournamentís first round, the Knights seniors are prepared to lead their team into uncharted waters. 

Kelsey Sears, Sara Kramer, Katie Corbett, Nora Bruskewitz, and Rachel DeYoung compose this yearís ensemble of seniors, with Sears, Kramer, and Corbett as captains. 

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Women’s Golf Opens Season in Strong Fashion in Dual Match Against Cornerstone

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

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The Calvin women’s golf team opened its 2009 campaign with a strong showing on Wednesday afternoon, posting a team score of 387 strokes in a non-conference dual match against Cornerstone at the Thornapple Pointe Golf Club. Cornerstone did not field a full team on Wednesday and as a result, did not post a final team score.

Calvin was led by the superb play of senior Emily Tuuk (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who fired a round of 86. She was followed in the Calvin lineup by senior Kelli Visser (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a 99. Freshman Elise Dozema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and senior Julienne Louters (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) also had rounds of 101. Senior Rachel Strikwerda (Holland/Holland Christian HS) rounded out Calvin’s lineup with a score of 107.

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Women’s Soccer Opens Season With 4-0 Shutout at Aquinas

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

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GRAND RAPIDS—The Knights of Calvin started the season off with a bang Tuesday afternoon in their opening match, putting the home team and cross-town rival Aquinas away with a comfortable 4-0 victory.  Senior Natalie Veurink (Spring Lake, MI) had a hat-trick all in the first half of play to put Calvin in the lead, and Sophomore Kelsey McCallops (Hudson, OH) added in another goal to cement the victory in the second half.

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