Top HeadlinesSunday, March 09, 2014 Box Score
BEXLEY, OH - Calvin fell behind early against the Capital University Crusaders and could never get over the hump as the Knights dropped an 11-8 decision Saturday afternoon. Calvin (1-2) fell behind 4-0 in the opening 13 minutes of the first half. Calvin freshman Emily Cefaratti (Hinsdale, IL/Hinsdale Central HS) scored on a free position shot to make the score 4-1 but the host Crusaders (2-0) countered with back-to-back goals to grab a 6-1 lead. Senior Michelle Holwerda (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) scored on a feed from freshman Audrey Grabowski (East Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS) shortly before the first half ended to bring the Knights to within 6-2. Cefaratti had another big game with four goals, one assist and five points for Calvin in a losing cause. Sophomore Carolyn Forbes (Farmington Hills/Marian HS) added two goals while Holwerda had a goal and an assist and junior Karissa Reed (Greenville/Greenville HS) one goal. Senior goalie Lauren Spoelstra (Oakland, NJ/Eastern Christian HS) had six saves in defeat.Calvin picked up 26 ground balls to the 17 collected by Capital was able to score on 11 of its 26 shots while Calvin was just 8-for-26 shooting. Calvin is back in action next Wednesday when it travels to rival Hope for a non-conference game slated to start at 4 p.m.Saturday, March 08, 2014 Box Score
DEFIANCE, OH – Calvin evened its season record at 1-1 with a 15-1 victory over the host Yellow Jackets of Defiance College Friday afternoon. Calvin used cohesive play and strong ball control to gain the win. Calvin recorded 12 assists on the afternoon and was 8-of-9 on clearing attempts, allowing the Knights to control the run of play. Calvin led 10-1 at halftime and then scored five unanswered goals in the second half. The Knights were paced by a pair of freshmen in Emily Cefaratti (Hinsdale, IL/Hinsdale Central HS) and Audrey Grabowski (East Grand Rapids/East Grand Rapids HS). Ceferatti tallied four goals and two assists for a total of six points, establishing a new Calvin single-game record for points in a game. Grabowski was close behind with three goals, two assists and five points.Monday, March 03, 2014
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin’s Karissa Reed and Alma’s Stephanie Herman its Players of the Week in women’s lacrosse for games played through March 1. Reed, a junior from Greenville (Greenville HS), scored two goals, scooped up five ground balls and caused a turnover in the Knights’ 15-8 loss to Otterbein, Ohio. She is being honored as MIAA Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career. Calvin is back in action this Friday and Saturday, competing at weekend games in Ohio. Calvin will travel to Defiance College on Friday for a 3 p.m. game and will then journey to Capital University on Saturday for a 1 p.m. game.