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Long Wait Over For Calvin - Men’s Soccer Defeats Wheaton

Friday, September 11, 2009

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By Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Derek Neice

On the day that is remembered for those who gave their lives in the terrorist attacks of 2001, the Calvin men’s soccer team rose to the challenge and defeated Wheaton College by a tight score of 2-1.

It was the first time that Calvin had registered a win against the Thunder since 1992, stopping the 12-0-1 streak that Wheaton had amassed in that span of time.  Sophomore Justin Ahearne (Hudsonville, MI) headed in an early goal to give the Knights the lead, and junior Dan Kmetz (Strongsville, OH) added a goal with a wind-guided corner kick later in the first half.  Wheaton would close the deficit to 2-1 shortly before halftime off of a vicious strike by sophomore Drew Golz (River Forest, ILL), but a scoreless second half saw the Knights prevail.

Chris Hughes Audio Interview

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Women’s Soccer Defeats Another Top-10 Foe in Sixth-Ranked Denison Friday Afternoon

Friday, September 11, 2009

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By Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot

After beating then #7 Otterbein last week, the Calvin women’s soccer team continued its success over top-ten ranked teams with a 3-1 victory over #6 Denison Friday afternoon at Calvin’s Zuidema Field.
Calvin’s victory extended its unbeaten streak to 20 while raising its season record to 5-0. 

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Women’s Soccer Defeats Madonna 3-0 Wednesday Afternoon

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

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(written by sports information student assistant Andrew Knot)

In a rain-interrupted contest at Calvin’s Zuidema soccer field, the Calvin women’s soccer team continued its unbeaten streak and prevailed in a 3-0 shut-out over the Madonna Crusaders Wednesday afternoon.

After trading opportunities in the early stages of the game, Carly Prins knocked a header into the top shelf of the goal to put Calvin up a score over the Crusaders of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.  Prins’ header came in the 17th minute on the receiving end of a driven Lauren Heyboer corner kick from the right wing.  That goal was all the Knights would have needed, but they didn’t stop there.

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Calvin celebrates Warners’ 200th win prior to Van Noord opener

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

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By Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Andrew Knot

Before Tuesday’s MIAA opener against Albion at the Van Noord Arena, Calvin head coach Amber Warners was honored for her 200th win at Calvin, a victory over Carnegie-Mellon in last year’s Ohio Northern tournament. 

After the short ceremony, Warners was quick to give out pointers to her team in a three-set win over the Britons.  That attention to detail is a large reason for Warners’ tremendous success in the game of volleyball.

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Men’s Golf Takes Fourth in Tight Opening Round of MIAA Season

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

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The Calvin men’s golf team placed fourth at the first MIAA outing of the year on Tuesday. The outing was hosted by Olivet at the Bedford Valley Country Club. Calvin posted a fourth place score of 307 strokes behind the play of senior Jon Kuiper (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) who had a 72, one shot out of medalist honors. Junior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) had a 78 as did freshman Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS). Rounding out Calvin’s finishers were sophomore Jake DeBoer (Byron Center/South Christian HS) with a 79 and junior Eric Doezema (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) with an 80.

Adrian took first place as a team with a score of 299 followed by Olivet with 300 and Hope with 305. Nick Harliss of Olivet was the medalist with a round of 71.

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Volleyball Opens MIAA Campaign With Win Over Albion

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

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(written by sports information student assistant Derek Neice)

The Calvin College volleyball team finally have a place to call home this season.  After playing home matches a year ago in the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center, the Knights opened their 2009 campaign in the fabled Van Noord Arena, which supplies any Calvin sports team a hefty home court advantage.  And the volleyball squad ate it up Tuesday night, defeating fellow MIAA opponent Albion College in straight sets.

Calvin/Albion Photo Gallery

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Rebecca Kamp Named MIAA Volleyball Player of the Week

Monday, September 07, 2009

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For the third time in her career, Calvin College sophomore Rebecca Kamp has been named MIAA Player of the Week in volleyball. A native of Orland Park, Illinois, Kamp was named to the all-tournament team at the Ohio Northern Invitational this past weekend as the 16th-ranked Knights posted a 3-1 record including a five-set win over eighth-ranked Southwestern (TX).

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Men’s Soccer Edged By Ohio Wesleyan on Late PK In Fred Myers Invitational Final

Saturday, September 05, 2009

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DELAWARE, OH—The men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 defeat to host and 15th-ranked Ohio Wesleyan in the championship final of the Fred Meyers Invitational. The only goal of the game came on a penalty kick by Ohio Wesleyan’s Jordan Halloran with just 4:57 left in regulation.

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Women’s Soccer Wins ONU Classic With 3-0 Victory Over Ohio Northern

Saturday, September 05, 2009

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ADA, OH—Calvin captured the championship of the Ohio Northern Classic, defeating host Ohio Northern (2-1-0) 3-0 on Saturday afternoon, concluding the tournament as the only unbeaten, untied team

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Volleyball Places Second at Ohio Northern Invitational - Upsets Eighth-Ranked Southwestern

Saturday, September 05, 2009

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ADA, OH—Calvin finished second at the two-day Ohio Northern Invitational, posting a 3-1 tournament record. After splitting a pair of matches on Friday, Calvin rebounded to upset eighth-ranked Southwestern (TX) and then defeat Heidelberg in a pair of five-set matches.

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