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Calvin Men’s Soccer Players Receive MIAA Player of the Week Honors

Monday, October 13, 2008

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(written by MIAA Publicist Greg Chandler)

ROYAL OAK - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named two Calvin College players – striker Michael Holwerda and defender Lucas Wilgenburg – its players of the week in men’s soccer.

Holwerda, a junior from Grand Rapids (GR Christian HS), played a major role in two key victories as the Knights moved into sole possession of first place in the MIAA. He assisted on the game’s only goal as Calvin edged Hope, 1-0, handing the Flying Dutchmen their first loss of the season, and scored the game-winning goal in the second half as the Knights defeated Adrian, 2-1.

Wilgenburg, a sophomore from Visalia, Calif. (Central Valley Christian HS), anchored the Knights’ defensive effort in their wins over Hope and Adrian. With Wilgenburg playing a pivotal role, Calvin had allowed just three goals in six league contests this season.

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1 comment on "Calvin Men’s Soccer Players Receive MIAA Player of the Week Honors"
  • Congratulations, Michael!  Great to see you doing so well. Keep up the good work.
    Aunt Linda

    Posted by Linda Buteyn on 10/14 at 09:44 PM