Tuesday, May 19, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan—Calvin College has announced the 2009 recipients of its highest honors for men’s and women’s athletics: the Beré Memorial Award and the Kay Tiemersma Athletic Award.
Jed Christiansen of Greenville, Pennsylvania, is this year’s Beré Memorial Award winner while Erica Deur is this year’s recipient of the Tiemersma Award. Christiansen has been a four-year standout on the Calvin men’s cross country team and on its men’s track and field team. Deur has a been a diving standout on the Calvin women’s swimming and diving team the past four years.
Monday, May 18, 2009
Calvin College sophomore Sarah Reasoner has been named the Division III Great Lakes Regional Field Event Athlete of the Year by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.
A sophomore from Cambridge, Minn., Reasoner won MIAA titles in both the shot put and the discus to help lead Calvin to its 20th straight outdoor team title, also earning MIAA Most Outstanding Field Event Performer honors for her efforts.
Sunday, May 17, 2009
The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams will send a combined 15 athletes to the upcoming NCAA III Track and Field Championships including 10 from its women’s team and five from its men’s team.
The following is a look at the 15 individuals that will represent the Calvin track and field program at the NCAA III Track and Field Championships this Thursday, Friday and Saturday (May 21-23) at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio.
Saturday, May 16, 2009
NAPERVILLE, IL—A group of Calvin track and field athletes competed at the North Central Gregory Invitational Thursday and Friday night, hoping to improve season performances and in some instances, qualifiy for next week’s NCAA III Track and Field Championships.
One athlete who gave himself a chance at qualifying was Calvin sophomore Eric Michel (Naperville, IL) in the pole vault as he recorded a career-best vault of 15-9 3/4 that places him on the bubble on the national qualifying list. Michel’s vault was an NCAA III provisional qualifying mark and puts him 15th place on the national list.
Monday, May 11, 2009
The final MIAA Commissioner’s Cup Standings have been released and Calvin has finished second behind Hope in all three categories. In the MIAA (overall) Commissioner’s Cup Standings, Calvin finished with 197 points with Hope first with 208 points. In the men’s all-sports standings, Calvin finished one point behind Hope with 93 points. In the women’s all-sports standings, Calvin finished second with 104 points with Hope winning with 114 points.
Monday, May 11, 2009
Two members of the Calvin baseball team have received MIAA Player of the Week honors.
Junior Ben Sietsema has been named MIAA Co-Pitcher of the Week along with Adrian’s Ryan Domschot. It marks the third time that Sietsema has received MIAA Pitcher of the Week accolades this spring. In addition, senior Nate Pocock has been named MIAA Player of the Week.
Monday, May 11, 2009
Five members of the Calvin baseball team have received All-MIAA honors. Junior Ben Sietsema and freshman Tyler Berger have been named to the All-MIAA first team while senior Nate Pocock, junior Matt Schepel and sophomore Keith Spoelstra have been named to the All-MIAA second team.
Saturday, May 09, 2009
NAPERVILLE, IL—The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams concluded competition at the two-day North Central Dr. Keeler Invitational on Friday night. Both teams had sterling performances with the middle-distance events grabbing the headlines for the Knights. Seniors Lauren Bergstrom and Elizabeth Smit led the way by breaking school records in the 800 meters and 3,000 meter steeplechase respectively.
Friday, May 08, 2009
The Calvin baseball team took two games from Albion on Friday, winning 6-0 in game one and 2-0 in game two. The Knights finish the year at 23-17 and in second place in the final MIAA standings at 20-8. Junior Ben Sietsema tossed the shutout in game one - his third shutout of the year - as he limited the Britons to six hits while upping his season record to 8-2. Senior Nate Pocock ripped a two-run homer while junior Matt Schepel had a run-scoring triple. In game two, sophomore Jeff Groenewold went the distance for his first collegiate shutout victory. Groenewold gave up just three hits while Pocock ripped another two-run homer.
Thursday, May 07, 2009
By Chaz Amidon
GRAND RAPIDS—Senior Day at Calvin Field couldn’t have been sweeter for the Calvin baseball team.
Nate Pocock went 6-for-7 at the plate, Chris Blacklidge belted a solo homerun in Game Two and the Knights’ offense engineered a 27-run afternoon in a doubleheader sweep of Albion, 12-3 and 15-1.« First < 238 239 240 241 242 > Last »