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Women’s Golf Third at Hope College Double Dual

Saturday, August 30, 2008

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Calvin took third in a double dual competition hosted by Hope College at the Macatawa Golf Club on Saturday. The Knights finished with a team score of 438 strokes with Cornerstone finishing second (430) and Hope winning with a score of 356

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Calvin Opens Ohio Northern Invitational With Upset Win over Host Polar Bears

Saturday, August 30, 2008

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ADA, OH—The Calvin volleyball team got off to a roaring start to the 2008 season with a pair of victories at the Ohio Northern Invitational on Friday. Calvin opened the tournament with a 25-17, 25-17, 25-21 win over Hiram and then came back to upset 11th-ranked Ohio Northern 26-24, 25-17, 31-29 in front of an enthusiastic throng Friday night.

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Calvin Nipped In Sudden-Death Overtime By Wash. U.

Saturday, August 30, 2008

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ST. LOUIS, MO—Calvin suffered a heart-breaking 3-2 defeat in sudden-death overtime to the host Bears of Washington University Friday night in a matchup of nationally-ranked teams. Host Washington entered its own Washington University Classic ranked ninth in the most recent NSCAA Division III Top 25 poll while Calvin came in ranked 19th

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Doezema Leads Calvin Men’s Golf Team at Olivet Lou Collins Classic

Saturday, August 30, 2008

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BATTLE CREEK—The Calvin men’s golf team is in 13th place after one day of competition at the Olivet College Lou Collins Classic with a team score of 318 strokes. Olivet is hosting the 36-hole tournament at the Bedford Valley Country Club with one 18-hole round left to be played on Saturday.

Calvin’s top finisher on Friday was sophomore Eric Doezema (Grand Rapids Christian HS) who fired a round of 72, leaving him in a five-way tie for second place heading into Saturday’s competition.

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Calvin Clips Goshen In Season Opener

Friday, August 29, 2008

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Sophomore Scott Hooker (Hudsonville/Unity Christian) netted a penalty kick as Calvin snuck past Goshen 1-0 in Friday’s season opener in the Cal Bergsma Memorial Tournament. Calvin will host Aquinas Saturday at 4 p.m. as the Knights begin their six-game non-conference schedule.
The tournament honors Dr. Calvin Bergsma who died tragically in a car accident during the summer of 2001

Chris Hughes Audio Interview: http://www.calvin.edu/sports/audio/ChrisHughes082908.mp3

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Calvin Swim Coach Reflects On Olympic Games/Looks Ahead To New Facility

Monday, August 25, 2008

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Dan Gelderloos Interview

The Calvin sports information department sat down for an interview with Calvin swim coach Dan Gelderloos to reflect on the recently completed Summer Olympic Games. In the interview, Gelderloos reflected on the incredible achievements of Michael Phelps, the performances by the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Swim teams as a whole and the lessons learned this past year from former U.S. Olympic swimmer Josh Davis.

Gelderloos then gives his thoughts on the on-going construction with the Venema Aquatic Center on campus, new swim suit technology and its effect on collegiate swimming and a few tidbits on how some of his current and former swimmers are faring in triathlons.

The complete interview can be found on-line at: http://www.calvin.edu/sports/audio/DanGelderloos082508.mp3

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Calvin Women’s Soccer Team Ranked 19th In NSCAA Top 25 poll

Saturday, August 23, 2008

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The Calvin women’s soccer team is ranked 19th in the pre-season Division III Top-25 poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.  A year ago, Calvin finished with an overall record of 15-3-4, capturing its third straight MIAA title. The Knights also advanced to the NCAA III Tournament for the third straight year, bowing out in the second round in a penalty kick shootout to Wittenberg University.

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Calvin Volleyball Team Ranked 21st in AVCA Top 25 poll

Saturday, August 23, 2008

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Top 25 Poll

The Calvin women’s volleyball team is ranked 21st in the pre-season Division III Top-25 poll released by the American Volleyball Coaches Association earlier this week. Rival Hope College is ranked 23rd.

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2008 Calvin Men’s Golf Preview

Friday, August 22, 2008

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Consistency and improvement will be goals of the Calvin men’s golf team this fall. A year ago, the Knights slipped to sixth place in the MIAA standings after finishing fifth in 2006, 2005 and 2004. Finding a consistent lineup was the biggest challenge for head coach Brian Bolt as the Knights fielded seven different lineups during the 2007 MIAA season.

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2008 Calvin Men’s Cross Country Preview

Friday, August 22, 2008

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The Calvin men’s cross country team will seek to keep a pair of notable streaks alive. Heading into the 2008 campaign, the Knights have captured 21 consecutive MIAA titles. The streak is the second longest active championship streak in MIAA history. The Knights have also garnered 10 consecutive top four national finishes beginning with a national runner-up berth in 1998 and later including national titles in 2000, 2003, 2004 & 2006. Last year, Calvin entered the NCAA III Cross Country Championships ranked number-one but finished fourth at the national meet.

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