The Calvin women’s lacrosse became the first team since 2013 to repeat as MIAA champions in women’s lacrosse. The Knights secured at least a share of the title with a thrilling 16-15 overtime victory at Saint Mary’s. The 16-15 ringing of the Belles propels Calvin to 9-5 and 7-0 in the MIAA. Saint Mary’s falls to 10-4 and 5-1 in MIAA play.
The Calvin men’s golf team recorded a second-place finish in the first of three MIAA Automatic Qualifiers on Saturday afternoon. The Knights finished in second place at 285 strokes. No. 11 Hope finished first with 284. The next two rounds will be played at Calvin.
The Calvin men’s tennis team closed the regular season with a 7-2 victory over Adrian. With the victory, Calvin clinches the No. 1 seed in the MIAA Tournament for the first time in program history. Calvin finishes the regular season at 16-3 and 6-1 in MIAA play. Adrian falls to 8-9 and 4-3 in MIAA play.
The Calvin men’s lacrosse team came up short on Friday evening at Alma. The Scots walked away with a 6-4 victory that sent the Knights to 3-12 overall and 0-5 in MIAA play. Alma improves to 6-9 in 2018 and 3-2 in MIAA action.
The rivalry once again swayed in favor of the Calvin women’s lacrosse team on Thursday evening. The Knights grounded the Flying Dutch 12-10 to improve to 8-5 and 5-0 in MIAA play. The loss sends Hope to 6-5 and 4-2 in MIAA play. The Maroon and Gold have now won the last eight meetings in the rivalry and lead the all-time series, 9-1.
The Calvin softball team picked up two important MIAA victories on Thursday afternoon against the Hornets of Kalamazoo College. The Knights sprayed the Hornets 7-2 and 14-1 to improve to 20-5 in the season and 5-3 in MIAA action. Kalamazoo falls to 8-16 and 0-8 in the MIAA. The Knights currently stand in fourth place in the MIAA.
The Calvin men’s tennis team defeated Albion on the road to improve to 15-3 on the year. The 9-0 victory is the 200th career victory for John Ross as the head coach of the Calvin men’s tennis program. The victory pushes Calvin Calvin to 6-1 in MIAA action, Albion falls to 5-13 overall and 1-5 in the MIAA.
The Calvin softball team improved to 18-5 on the year with a pair of wins at Manchester on Tuesday afternoon. The Knights recorded their third sweep of the season with 9-0 and 5-1 victories over Manchester. Manchester falls to 12-16 on the year.
The Calvin women’s lacrosse team remained perfect in MIAA in less than perfect conditions on Saturday. The Knights defeated Kalamazoo on a cold, rainy and windy afternoon, 13-6. The Knights improve to 5-0 in the MIAA and 7-5 overall. Kalamazoo falls to 4-7 and to 1-3 in MIAA action.
The Calvin men’s tennis team fell to the No. 30-ranked Hornets of Kalamazoo College on Saturday afternoon, 9-0. The loss snaps a six-match winning streak for the Knights. The loss moves Calvin to 14-3 and 4-1 in the MIAA. Kalamazoo improves to 10-6 and 5-0 in MIAA play.