Friday, September 10, 2010Box Score
(Written by Sports Information Student Assistant Derek Neice)
Calvin upped its record to 4-1 on the year Friday evening early on in the 2010 campaign as the Knights rolled to a 2-0 victory over DePauw University. A young team with key senior leadership, Calvin has looked composed and has shown a lot of talent thus far this year, and Friday’s match was no different. Calvin received a late first half goal from freshman Brittany Hiefje and added another goal in the second half off the foot of senior Stephanie Malburg. Calvin will host Wheaton on Saturday at 5 p.m.
Thursday, September 09, 2010Results
BATTLE CREEK - Calvin participated in the first MIAA jamboree of the year on Thursday and came away with a fifth place team score of 306 strokes. The jamboree took place at the Bedford Valley Country Club with Olivet serving as host. Olivet used home course advantage to its advantage with a sizzling team score of 289 strokes, finishing six strokes ahead of Trine University and 14 strokes ahead of third place Hope. Adrian was fourth at 305 with Calvin just a stroke behind in fifth. Calvin’s top individual golfer on Thursday was senior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with a round of 75 that left him tied for 11th place.
Thursday, September 09, 2010
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin golfer Carlia Canto its Golfer of the Week in women’s golf for matches and tournaments played through September 6.
Canto, a freshman from Marysville (Port Huron Northern HS), set a school record in her first collegiate competition with an 18-hole score of 77, earning medalist honors in a dual match with Aquinas at the Scott Lake Golf Club.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010Box Score
LIVONIA - Calvin upped its season record to 3-1-0 with a 3-0 non-conference victory at Madonna University Wednesday afternoon. The Knights dominated play, particularly in the first half when they scored all three goals. Calvin received goals from Jillian Honderd, Carly Prins and Brittany Hieftje in the win. Freshman Ashton Hearn went the distance in nets for the Knights to record her third shutout victory of the year. Calvin will now prepare for a busy weekend as it will host DePauw University on Friday in a game slated to start at 5 p.m. at Zuidema Field. The setting will be the same on Saturday afternoon when the Knights host nationally-ranked Wheaton (IL) at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010Box Score
ADRIAN - The nationally-ranked Calvin volleyball team opened up its 2010 MIAA campaign with a 25-19, 25-10, 25-12 victory at Adrian Tuesday night. Adrian (2-4 overall, 0-1 MIAA) gave Calvin a test early, leading 6-4 in set one and later trailing just 14-13. Calvin (4-0 overall, 1-0 MIAA) then caught fire and never looked back, scoring five unanswered points, en route to gaining a set one win.
In set two, Calvin scored 18 of the first 24 points and in set three, scored 12 of the first 16 to cruise to the three-set win.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010Results
HOLLAND - Fighting through strong gusts of wind, the Calvin women’s golf team finished second at the Hope Invitational Tuesday afternoon at the Macatawa Legends Golf Club. Calvin finished with a team score of 401 strokes with host Hope winning with a team score of 360 strokes. Rochester College of Michigan was third with a team score of 429.
Calvin’s top finisher was freshman Carlia Canto (Marysville, MI/Port Huron Northern HS) with a round of 88 that was good for second place individually.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010NSCAA Division III Top 25 poll
For the first time in school history, the Calvin men’s soccer team holds the top spot in the Division III National Soccer Coaches Association of America Top 25 poll. The Knights move up a spot this week after starting off the season with a pair of victories. Defending national champion Messiah (PA) held the pre-season number-one spot but suffered a 2-1 loss to Hobart (NY) Friday night and dropped to #17 in this week’s poll. Hobart is now ranked second.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin middle hitter Rebecca Kamp its Player of the Week and Calvin setter Megan Rietema its Specialty Player of the Week for games played through September 5.
Kamp, a junior from Orland Park, Ill. (Chicago Christian HS), had 32 kills for a hitting percentage of .545 in leading the Knights to three consecutive wins during the Midwest Challenge over the weekend. Rietema, a freshman from Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids Christian HS), dished out 102 assists (11.3 per game) in directing the Calvin offense during its three victories at the Midwest Challenge.
Saturday, September 04, 2010Tournament Results
HOLLAND - The ninth-ranked Calvin women’s volleyball team finished 3-0 at the Midwest Challenge, defeating Mount Union 25-15, 25-17, 25-23 in a match played at Hope’s DeVos Fieldhouse. Calvin joined Hope as the only two teams with 3-0 records at the weekend exchange tournament which took place on Friday at Calvin. On Friday, Calvin defeated both Cornerstone University and Thiel College in straight sets.
Saturday, September 04, 2010Box Score
(written by sports information student assistant Derek Neice)
In the second game of the Cal Bergsma Memorial Tournament, Calvin knocked off the Goshen Maple Leafs by a score of 3-0. After defeating the Milwaukee School of Engineering 1-0 Friday, the Knights added a second shutout on Saturday, with all three goals coming from three different contributors.