Women’s Basketball Prepares for Showdown With Hope at Van Noord Arena
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
The Calvin women’s basketball team has moved up in the latest set of national rankings as the Knights are ranked ninth in the most recent d3hoops.com Top 25 poll and ninth in the USA Today/ESPN Division III poll conducted by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. The Knights were ranked 10th in both national polls a week ago.
Calvin is currently 18-2 overall and 10-1 in the MIAA. Calvin will host rival Hope Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Calvin Van Noord Arena in a showdown for first place in the MIAA standings. Ranked fourth in both national polls, Hope will carry an overall record of 18-1 and a league mark of 10-0 into Wednesday’s contest.
In the first meeting of the year between the two teams, Hope defeated Calvin 73-58 in a game played on January 19 inside Hope’s DeVos Fieldhouse.
Wednesday’s game will feature a live video feed of the game, an audio broadcast and a live stats scoreboard. Links to all three can be found on-line at: CalvinHope.com
The Calvin-Hope women’s basketball rivalry currently spans 42 years and 96 games and sees Calvin holding a 61-35 series lead. For more on the series, please visit the rivalry Web site at: Calvin/Hope Women’s Basketball Rivalry History