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Calvin To Host Baseball Skills Camp on November 10

Monday, August 13, 2012

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What: 2012 Calvin Baseball November Skills camp
When: Saturday Nov. 10th 9:00 am 1:30 pm - Hitting and Baserunning from 9-11 a.m./ Pitching or Defensive Skills from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: The Spoelhof Arena Complex on the campus of Calvin
Who: Any player grade 9-12
Cost: $ 80.00, lunch included!

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Calvin Recognizes 28-year Anniversary of Brian Diemer Claiming Bronze Medal in Steeplechase

Friday, August 10, 2012

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As the Summer Olympic Games continue in London, we remember some athletes with ties to the MIAA who have had their own Olympic moments. On August 10, 1984, Brian Diemer won the bronze medal for the United States in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Summer Games in Los Angeles, overcoming teammate Henry Marsh over the final 300 meters to claim the medal in a time of 8:14.06. Diemer (pictured right on the medal stand) went on to compete in two more Olympics, in Seoul in 1988 and again at Barcelona in 1992, finishing seventh at Barcelona. He is the last American to win a medal in the steeplechase. Diemer has gone on to be one of the most successful coaches in MIAA history, leading Calvin to 30 total championships in cross country, including 25 consecutive men’s championships through last year. He has coached the Knights men’s program to four NCAA Division III national championships - 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2006.

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Calvin Selected to Host NCAA III Regional Diving Competition March 1 and 2 at Venema Aquatic Center

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

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Diving Regional Site Alignment

The NCAA has passed a new qualification system for divers seeking to qualify for the NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships next March and Calvin will be a part of that new process.Beginning this year, men’s and women’s divers seeking to qualify for the NCAA III Championships will compete at one of four regional qualifying sites March 1 and 2. Calvin has been selected as one of the four host sites with competition slated to be held at the Venema Aquatic Center.

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Men’s Soccer Ranked 13th in NSCAA III Division III Preseason Top 25 Poll

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

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NSCAA Division III Top 25 Preseason Poll

The Calvin men’s soccer team is ranked 13th in the National Soccer Coaches Association Division III Top 25 poll. A year ago, Calvin reached the NCAA III Championship finals and finished with an overall record of 19-6-2. Calvin will be under the direction of first-year head coach Ryan Souders this fall. The Knights are scheduled to open their 2012 campaign on August 31 at a tournament hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University. Calvin is one of two MIAA schools in the top 25 as rival Hope is ranked 20th. Calvin and Hope are scheduled to meet twice this fall - September 26 at Hope and October 20 at Calvin.

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Calvin to Host Fall Softball Clinic September 22

Thursday, August 02, 2012

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The Calvin softball program will offer a fall skills clinic on September 22. Campers will work side by side with Calvin athletes and focus on the fundamental skills as well as more advanced skills used in the game of softball.  Campers will also participate in team competition. The camp will be held at the Calvin Softball Field at the Gainey Athletic Complex. If there is rain, the clinic will be held inside Calvin’s Huizenga Tennis and Track Center.

Map to Calvin’s Gainey Athletic Complex

Map to Huizenga Tennis and Track Center

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