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Men’s Tennis Defeated by Luther 7-2 in Orlando

Friday, March 26, 2010

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ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin men’s tennis team suffered its second straight defeat, falling 7-2 to nationally-ranked Luther College. Luther entered the match ranked 27th nationally and seventh in the most recent ITA Central Region rankings.

Calvin’s lone doubles point came at No. 3 doubles with junior Andrew DeVlieger (Northpointe Christian HS) teaming up freshman Philip Reinken (Morton, IL) for an 8-6 win. In singles play, Calvin’s lone point came from senior Roland Eldridge (Charlotte, NC) at No. 3 singles.

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Verkaik Lands Post-Season Awards from WDIII News - Knights In Final Top 25 Polls

Friday, March 26, 2010

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Calvin College freshman Carissa Verkaik has picked up two final awards for her freshman basketball campaign. A native of Holland and a graduate of Holland Christian High School, Verkaik has been named to the Women’s Division III News All-Freshman Team. In addition, she has been named a fourth team All-American by Women’s Division III News. Last weekend, Verkaik was named the d3hoops.com National Freshman of the Year and a third team All-American by d3hoops.com.

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Softball Falls to Whitworth College 4-1 In Night Game in the Desert

Thursday, March 25, 2010

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TUCSON, AZ - Calvin suffered a 4-1 loss to Whitworth college lat Wednesday night in the desert. Whitworth (7-9) scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to break a 1-1 tie. Calvin (2-1) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, using two Whitworth errors and a sacrifice hit with senior Whisper Miller (Reed City HS) scoring the first run of the game.

Whitworth tied the game at one on a home run in the bottom of the second. In the fifth, the Pirates used three hits and three walks to score three runs.

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Women’s Tennis Rolls To Win Over Grinnell - Meeting With Ranked Luther Squad Next

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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ORLANDO, FL The Calvin women’s tennis team upped its season record to 8-1 and its spring break mark to 4-0 with a 9-0 victory over Grinnell College Wednesday afternoon. Picking up singles victories for Calvin were junior Melissa Oosterhouse (Grand Rapids Christian HS) at No. 1 singles, junior Kaitlin Spoelhof (Holland Christian HS) at No. 2 singles, senior Elisabeth Geenen (Holland Christian HS) at No. 3 singles, senior Rachel Strikwerda (Holland Christian HS) at No. 4 singles, junior Michelle Busscher (Western Michigan Christian HS) at No. 5 singles and senior Rachel DeGroot (Lombard, IL) at No. 6 singles.

Oosterhouse is now 11-1 in singles play - all coming at No. 1 singles this spring.

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Men’s Tennis Drops Narrow 5-4 Decision to Grinnell College

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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ORLANDO, FL - Calvin suffered a hard-fought 5-4 defeat to regionally-ranked Grinnell College Wednesday afternoon. The Knights are now 5-2 overall and 2-1 on their spring break trip. Grinnell took an early lead by winning two of the three doubles points. Calvin’s lone doubles point came from freshman Philip Reinken (Morton, IL) and sophomore Jon Goorhouse (Holland Christian HS) at No. 3 doubles.

Calvin and Grinnell then split the six singles points with junior Andrew DeVlieger (Northpointe Christian HS) winning an impressive 7-6, 1-6, 7-5 match at No. 3 singles, freshman Preston Phillips (Bexley, OH) winning at No. 4 singles and freshman Brian DeMaagd (Calvin Christian HS) winning at No. 5 singles.

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Baseball Edged by Chicago In Late-Inning Rally

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin baseball team suffered a 7-5 defeat to the University of Chicago in Calvin’s spring break finale Wednesday afternoon. Calvin held a lead throughout most of the game but a two-out rally in the ninth inning by Chicago proved to be Calvin’s undoing.

Calvin (3-5) will now prepare to host Adrian on Saturday in a twinbill at 1 p.m. in the MIAA opener for both teams.

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Softball Edges George Fox 3-2 Behind Late Run From Whisper Miller

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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TUCSON, AZ - Calvin picked up its second win in as many days with a 3-2 victory over George Fox University Tuesday afternoon. The Knights are now 2-0 on the season. Calvin jumped out to a 2-0 lead with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first, using an RBI double by junior Sass VanRooyen (Beamsville, ON) that scored sophomore Kim VandenAkker (Grand Rapids Christian HS) and a subsequent RBI single by freshman Aubree Thompson (Grand Rapids Christian HS) that plated VanRooyen.

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Men’s Tennis Defeats North Central To Improve to 6-1 on Season

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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ORLANDO, FL - Calvin improved to 5-1 on the season with a 6-3 victory over North Central College Tuesday afternoon. Calvin took a 2-1 lead with victories at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles and then clinched the win with victories at No 2. (Andrew Rescorla), No. 3 (Andrew DeVlieger), No. 4 (Preston Phillips) and No. 6 (Philip Reinken) singles.

Calvin returns to action on Wednesday when it takes on Grinnell at 12:30 p.m.

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Baseball Team Tops Grinnell in Rubber Match in Vero Beach

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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VERO BEACH, FL - The Calvin baseball team upped its season record to 3-4 with a 7-1 victory over Grinnell College Tuesday morning.

Sophomore Brett Cavanaugh (Western Michigan Christian HS) led the way for the Knights with six shutout innings in his first start of the season. Junior Cody Batchelor (Durango, CO) then came on in relief to pitch the final three frames to preserve the win. Junior Andrew Bosma (Holland Christian HS) went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and one RBI. Junior Matt Dodrill (Murfreesboro, TN) also went 2-for-3 while sophomore Tyler Berger (Grand Rapids Christian HS) went 2-for-4 with a single and a double.

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Women’s Tennis Now 7-1 After Wins Over Otterbein & Colby

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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ORLANDO, FL – The Calvin women’s tennis team improved to 7-1 on the year with a pair of victories Monday. Calvin opened the day with an 8-1 victory over Otterbein Monday afternoon. On Monday night, Calvin defeated Colby College of Maine 6-3 in a meeting of regionally-ranked teams. Colby entered the match ranked 15th in the Northeast region while Calvin came in ranked 13th in the Central Region.

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