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Men’s Soccer Ranked Second in NSCAA Division III Top 25 Preseason Poll

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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NSCAA Division III Men's Soccer Top 25 Preseason Poll

The pre-season Division III Top 25 men’s soccer poll conducted by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America has been released and Calvin is ranked second behind defending national champion Messiah College.

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Women’s Soccer Ranked 15th in NSCAA Division III Top-25 Preseason Poll

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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Women's NSCAA Division III Top-25 Preseason Poll

The preseason Division III Top 25 women’s soccer poll conducted by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America has been released and Calvin is ranked 15th.

A year ago under the direction of head coach Mark Recker, Calvin finished 16-5-1 overall and advanced to the NCAA III Quarterfinals for the second time in four years. Calvin also captured the MIAA regular season title for a fifth straight year, finishing 7-1-0 in league play.

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Women’s Tennis Team Receives ITA All-Academic Award - Individuals Receive Scholar-Athlete Honors

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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ITA Division III Women's Academic Awards

For the third consecutive year, the Calvin women’s tennis team has received the ITA All-Academic Award. All three awards have come under current head coach Jerry Bergsma.

In order to receive the award, a team needed to maintain a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above for the 2009-10 academic year. The Calvin women’s tennis team posted a team grade point average of 3.422 during the 2009-10 academic year.

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Men’s Tennis Team Honored with ITA All-Academic Award - Players Receive Scholar-Athlete Honors

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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ITA Division III All-Academic Awards

For the sixth consecutive year, the Calvin men’s tennis team has received the ITA All-Academic Award. All six awards have come under the watch of current Calvin men’s tennis coach John Ross.

In order to receive the award, a team needed to maintain a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above for the 2009-10 academic year. The Calvin men’s tennis team posted a team grade point average of 3.288 during the 2009-10 academic year.

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Megann Rhode Named to Canadian Track & Field Team To Compete at Commonwealth Games

Friday, August 06, 2010

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Canadian Track & Field Commomwealth Games Announcement

Megann Rhode, a 2007 Calvin College graduate, has been selected to represent Canada in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. Rhode will compete in the hammer throw for Canada with the games scheduled to be held October 6-12.

Rhode is one of three hammer throwers on the Canadian track and field team that will travel to India for the Commonwealth Games.

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Calvin Track & Field Teams Receive Academic Honors from USTFCCCA

Friday, August 06, 2010

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The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams have again achieved academic and athletic excellence.

For the 10th straight year, the Calvin women’s track and field team has received the all-academic team award from the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The Calvin men’s track and field team has also received the award for the second straight year.

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Calvin Sports Information Director Named Recipient of 2010 Hartman Writing Award

Monday, August 02, 2010

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2010 Hartman Writing Award Winning Entry on Jon & Ben Kuiper

The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced the winner of the Hartman Writing Award.

Jeff Febus, sports information director at Calvin College, has been named the winner of the Hartman Writing Award. The award honors the memory of former Albion College Sports Information Director Robin Hartman who passed away in August of 2006. At the time of his death, Hartman was the prep sports editor for the Fort Wayne News Sentinel.  Robin Hartman Memorial Tribute. The Hartman Award honors outstanding writing in a sports information capacity, either by a sports information director or assistant

This is the third year of the Hartman Writing Award. Each year, the winner has been selected by a member of the current Fort Wayne News Sentinel staff.

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