Baseball

August 3, 2017 Calvin Baseball Announces 2017 Non-Traditional Season Schedule The Calvin baseball team will open its 2017 non-traditional fall season on September 19. The season will encompass 16 dates where the Knights will either practice, scrimmage or play in exhibition competition.
August 3, 2017 Baseball Announces 20 Newcomers For 2018 Season The Calvin College baseball team is announcing the addition of 20 newcomers for the 2018 season.
June 17, 2017 Colton Wolfe Signs Professional Baseball Contract with White Sands Pupfish Recent Calvin College graduate Colton Wolfe has signed a professional baseball contract with the White Sands Pupfish located in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
May 12, 2017 Calvin Baseball Downs Dutchmen - Clipped by Kalamazoo in MIAA Tournament ADRIAN, Mich. - Calvin bowed out of the MIAA Tournament by splitting a pair of games on Thursday at Adrian's Nicolay Field.
May 10, 2017 Calvin Baseball Drops MIAA Tournament Opener to Adrian ADRIAN, Mich. - Calvin dropped an 8-2 decision to top-seeded Adrian Wednesday night in the first round of the MIAA Tournament.
May 9, 2017 Baseball Earns Two All-MIAA Selections Two members of the Calvin baseball team were named to the All-MIAA Second Team on Tuesday morning. Colton Wolfe and Jonathan Keane earned All-MIAA honors in 2017.
May 8, 2017 Calvin Baseball Qualifies for MIAA Tournament - To Face Adrian in First Round Game The Calvin baseball team has qualified for the four-team MIAA Tournament. The Knights (19-21) are the No. 4 seed for the double-elimination tournament scheduled to open on Wednesday.
May 6, 2017 Calvin Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Kalamazoo - Clinches Share of Fourth Place in MIAA KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Calvin split a doubleheader at Kalamazoo on Saturday and assured itself at least a share of fourth place in the final MIAA regular season standings.
May 5, 2017 Kalamazoo Stings Baseball on Senior Day GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Calvin baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to the Hornets of Kalamazoo College on Friday by scores of 3-2 and 9-4. The Knights are currently in sole possession of fourth place in the conference standings, but are tight race for the final spot in the MIAA Tournament with Alma and Trine. With the pair of losses, the Knights drop to 12-14 in MIAA play and 18-20 overall. Kalamazoo sits in second in the league standings at 19-7 with a 27-11 overall record. In game one, the Knights took an early lead in the bottom of the second inning. Nate DeZwaan () reached on an error and eventually scored after sophomore Jonathan Keane (Brookfield, Wis./Brookfield Central) ripped a double to left field and junior Ryan Stewart (Shelby, Mich./Parkway Christian) singled up the middle of the infield. Calvin’s starting pitcher junior Jamie Bristol (Grand Rapids, Mich./Calvin Christian) retired ten straight batters before giving up a double in the fourth inning to Kalamazoo’s Ryan Orr. Ian Kobernick’s one-out single brought Orr home, tying the game at one. The Knights stranded two runners in the bottom of the fourth and left Logan Marshall on the base paths in the bottom of the fifth. Kalamazoo capitalized on the Knights’ missed opportunities with a three-hit, one-run sixth inning at the plate to go up 2-1. Calvin pitcher sophomore Clay Francisco (Delton, Mich./Thornapple Kellogg) minimized the damage, with one pitch; Kalamazoo’s Mitch VanKoevering hit into a double play to end the inning, leaving two Hornets stranded on base. Freshman Justin Paauwe (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) replaced Francisco on the mound in the seventh inning. The Hornets widened their lead to two runs as Jordan Wiley’s infield single brought in pinch runner Connor Young. Freshman Mike Kool (Sturgis, Mich./Centreville) relieved Paauwe and finished the inning without any further damage. Kool got the final two outs, ending the inning with the bases loaded. The Knights gave one final push in the bottom of the seventh, rallying for back-to-back hits by freshman Logan Marshall (Plymouth, Mich./Salem) and junior Johnny Salgado (Whittier, Calif./Whittier). Sophomore Beau Redfield (Cedar Spring, Mich./Northpointe Christian) laid down a bunt and all runners were safe on a fielder’s choice, loading the bases. Senior Colton Wolfe (Eaton Rapids, Mich./Eaton Rapids) grounded into a double play, but one Knight scored on the play. However, the Knights’ comeback effort came up short as Ryan Orr was able to get the final out, pitching a full seven innings to earn the victory on the hill. DeZwaan, Keane and Marshall all were 2-3 in game one. Game two was scoreless until the fourth inning after a two-out double by Kalamazoo’s Mitch VanKoevering that brought home Jack Clark; Clark had reached on a single earlier in the inning. As the Knights’ struggled to get their bats going, the Hornets pulled ahead 4-0 with a three-run, two-hit fifth inning. Calvin committed two errors in the inning. The Knights responded in the bottom of the inning. Junior Kyle Houts (Spring Lake, Mich./Spring Lake) led off with a double and Marshall followed, singling to center field. A sac fly by Salgado scored Houts, bringing the score to 4-1. Calvin made it a 4-3 ball game scoring one run in both the sixth and seventh innings. DeZwaan, Houts, Marshall and senior Mike Kempton (Edwardsburg, Mich./Edwardsburg) contributed hits in the comeback effort. The Hornets responded with seven hits in the top of the eighth inning for five runs to go up 9-3. In Calvin’s last chance at the plate, Colton Wolfe doubled down the right field line and Nate DeZwaan earned an RBI with a single to left center. However, Kalamazoo’s Scott Zychowski got the job done on the mound for the Hornets to seal the five-run victory. In the second end of the doubleheader, DeZwaan and Marshall led the Knights’ offense once again. DeZwaan went 3=5 with an RBI while Marshall was 3-4. Freshman Trevor Van Duyn (Jenison, Mich./Jenison) took the loss on the mound. Francisco and freshman Micah Berlage (Dexter, Mich./Dexter) also pitched in the loss. The Knights will travel to Kalamazoo tomorrow to play the second half of the four-game series. First pitch of game one is set for 1 p.m.
May 1, 2017 Jonathan Keane Named MIAA Baseball Pitcher of the Week For the first time in his collegiate career, Calvin College sophomore Jonathan Keane has been selected as the MIAA Pitcher of the Week.
April 29, 2017 Calvin Baseball Takes Two From Olivet By Gina de Haan The Calvin baseball team took both ends of a doubleheader from Olivet Saturday, defeating the Comets 4-0 and 17-10 Saturday at Calvin Field.
April 27, 2017 Calvin Baseball Clipped by Comets OLIVET, Mich. - The Calvin baseball team dropped both ends of a conference doubleheader at Olivet Thursday afternoon, falling 8-2 and 2-1.
April 26, 2017 Calvin Baseball Mauls Manchester MANCHESTER, Ind. - The Calvin baseball team evened its season record 16-16 and stretched its win streak to four games with a 16-12 victory at Manchester University Wednesday afternoon.
April 24, 2017 Calvin Baseball Sweeps The Scots in Monday Matinee GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Calvin baseball team claimed a crucial MIAA doubleheader sweep of Alma Monday afternoon, defeating the visiting Scots 1-0 and 3-2.
April 22, 2017 Calvin Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Alma ALMA - Calvin split a conference doubleheader at Alma on Friday, losing the opener 1-0 in eight innings before coming back to win the nightcap 18-10.
April 17, 2017 Trevor VanDuyn Named MIAA Baseball Pitcher of the Week Calvin freshman Trevor VanDuyn has been named the MIAA Baseball Pitcher of the Week.
April 15, 2017 Baseball Splits Saturday, Takes Series from Albion The Calvin baseball team picked up a key MIAA victory on Saturday over the Albion Britons. The Knights won three of the four games in the series against the Britons. The Knights started the day winning the seven-inning game, 12-10. The Britons avoided the sweep, taking the nine-inning game, 10-4. The Knights are now 12-15 on the year and 7-9 in MIAA play.
April 13, 2017 Calvin Baseball Doubles Up Albion in Series Opening Twinbill ALBION, Mich. - The Calvin baseball team claimed a pair of come-from-behind victories at Albion Thursday to claim its first doubleheader sweep of the season.
April 11, 2017 Baseball Rocks Illinois Tech The Calvin baseball team jumped on the Scarlet Hawks on Tuesday to improve to 9-14 in 2017. The Knights defeated Illinois Tech 10-2 snap a four-game winning streak for Illinois Tech. The 10 runs are the third most on the season.
April 8, 2017 Calvin Baseball Drops Saturday Doubleheader to Adrian Calvin dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Adrian on Saturday, as the league-leading Bulldogs picked up the four-game series sweep, defeating the Knights 10-2 and 11-5.
April 7, 2017 Calvin Baseball Drops Doubleheader at Adrian ADRIAN, Mich. - The MIAA league-leading Adrian Bulldogs took both ends of a doubleheader from Calvin, defeating the Knights 7-0 in game one and 8-3 in game two.
April 1, 2017 Calvin Baseball Swept by Hope in Saturday Doubleheader HOLLAND, Mich. - Calvin dropped both ends of a Saturday doubleheader at rival Hope Saturday afternoon, falling 11-2 and 5-3.
March 31, 2017 Baseball Sweeps Hope on Friday The Calvin baseball team swept its arch-rival Hope on Friday afternoon at Calvin. The Knights defeated the Flying Dutchmen in the seven-inning game, 5-2. The Maroon and Gold smashed the visitors in the second game 16-4. Calvin improves to 8-8 on the year and 4-2 in the MIAA, while Hope falls to 10-6 and 3-3 in MIAA play.
March 27, 2017 Calvin Baseball Splits Monday Twinbill at Trine ANGOLA, Ind. - Calvin split a doubleheader at Trine Monday afternoon, winning game one 6-1 and dropping game two 7-5.
March 24, 2017 Calvin Baseball Splits MIAA Lid-Lifter Friday Against Trine GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Calvin split a doubleheader with Trine in its MIAA lid-lifter Friday afternoon. The Knights won game one 4-3 but fell in game two 7-3.
March 22, 2017 Calvin Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Sewanee - Rypel Picks Up Win #100 Knoxville, Tn. - Calvin split a doubleheader with Sewanee on Wednesday, dropping the opener 4-3 in 10 innings before coming back to top the Tigers 11-4 in 11 innings in game two.
March 20, 2017 Wolfe Launches Record-Breaking Home Run as Calvin Baseball Gains Split at Maryville College MARYVILLE, TN - Calvin split a non-conference doubleheader at Maryville College Monday night, dropping game one 8-7 and winning game two 7-4.
March 19, 2017 Calvin Baseball Tops Saint Mary's and Wheaton In Non-Conference Saturday Slate WHEATON, IL - The Calvin baseball team picked up a pair of non-conference victories on Saturday, defeating St. Marys (Mn.) 6-5 and Wheaton 4-1 Saturday afternoon at Wheaton's Lee Pfund Field.
March 17, 2017 Calvin Baseball Edged by Aurora WHEATON, Il. - The Calvin baseball team fell to Aurora University 8-5 Friday afternoon in a game played on the campus of Wheaton College at Lee Pfund Field.
March 10, 2017 Baseball Drops Season Opener to Hanover WESTFIELD, Ind. - Calvin opened its season with an 11-2 loss to Hanover College on a windy and wet Thursday night.
March 10, 2017 Calvin Drops Both Ends of Baseball Doubleheader With Oberlin WESTFIELD, Ind. - Calvin dropped both ends of a non-conference doubleheader against Oberlin College Friday afternoon, falling 10-6 in the opener and 3-2 in the nightcap.
March 7, 2017 Calvin Baseball Set to Launch 2017 Campaign The Calvin baseball team is set to launch its 2017 campaign. The Knights will open their season with a non-conference game against Hanover College Thursday night in Westfield, Indiana.
February 15, 2017 Calvin Baseball Picked to Finish Sixth in MIAA Preseason Coaches' Poll The MIAA preseason baseball coaches' poll has been released and Calvin has been picked to finish sixth.
January 5, 2017 Wolfe and Keane Named to Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Division III Players to Watch List Colton Wolfe and Jonathan Keane of the Calvin baseball team have been named to the 2017 Division III Players to Watch List by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
August 25, 2016 Calvin Baseball Announces Schedule for Upcoming Fall Non-Traditional Season The Calvin College Baseball program and Head Coach John Rypel would like to announce the schedule for the upcoming non-traditional season.
July 18, 2016 Baseball Adds 22 Newcomers to 2017 Roster Coach John Rypel added 22 newcomers to the roster for the 2017 season. Rypel is entering his third year as head coach.
May 24, 2016 Colton Wolfe Named to ABCA All-Mideast Region Third Team Calvin College junior Colton Wolfe has been named to the Division III All-Mideast Region third team by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
May 12, 2016 Colton Wolfe Named to All-MIAA Baseball Team For the second consecutive year, Calvin College junior Colton Wolfe has been named to the All-MIAA first team in baseball.
May 7, 2016 Calvin Baseball Suffers Senior Day Sweep One day after Calvin stung Kalamazoo on its Senior Day, Kalamazoo stung back.
May 6, 2016 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader at Kalamazoo KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Calvin baseball team extended its winning streak to six with a doubleheader sweep at Kalamazoo Friday afternoon.
May 4, 2016 Colton Wolfe Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District VI Baseball Team Calvin College junior Colton Wolfe has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VI team in baseball.
May 1, 2016 Wolfe Shatters Calvin Single-Season Marks in Twinbill Sweep of Olivet OLIVET, Mich. - Calvin completed a four-game series sweep by taking both ends of a doubleheader at Olivet Saturday afternoon.
April 29, 2016 Baseball Sweeps Olivet The Calvin baseball team swept the Olivet comets on Friday afternoon. The Knights started the day with a 10-1 victory in game one and closed the day with a 7-3 victory in game two. Calvin improves to 12-22 on the year and 8-14 in the MIAA. Olivet falls to 5-28 and 2-20 in MIAA play.
April 25, 2016 Calvin Baseball Swept by Alma at Klenk Park ALMA, Mich. - Alma swept both ends of a doubleheader from Calvin Monday afternoon at Klenk Park, winning 6-1 and 4-3, allowing the Scots to take all four games of the series that began last Friday.
April 22, 2016 Calvin Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Alma GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Calvin baseball team dropped both ends of a home doubleheader Friday afternoon, falling to the Alma Scots 2-1 and 8-0.
April 19, 2016 Calvin Baseball Drops 6-2 Non-Conference Tilt at U. of Chicago CHICAGO, Il. - Calvin dropped a 6-2 non-conference decision at the University of Chicago Tuesday afternoon.
April 17, 2016 Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Albion - Takes Three of Four in Weekend Series ALBION, Mich. - The Calvin baseball team split a doubleheader at Albion on Saturday, allowing the Knights to take three of the four games in the conference series that began on Thursday.
April 14, 2016 Baseball Blasts Albion The Calvin baseball team got back to winning ways on Thursday afternoon. The Knights recorded two wins over the Albion Britons. The Knights started the day with a 3-0 victory and closed out the day beating the Britons, 8-7.
April 12, 2016 Bulldogs Bite Baseball The Calvin baseball team fell to Adrian twice on Tuesday afternoon. The Bulldogs won game one 6-4 and the second game 24-8. Calvin falls to 7-16 on the year ans 3-9 in MIAA play.
April 11, 2016 Calvin Baseball Drops Both Ends of Doubleheader at Adrian ADRIAN, Mich. - Calvin dropped both ends of a doubleheader at league-leading Adrian on Monday, falling by scores of 5-2 and 14-4.
April 5, 2016 Baseball Unable to Hold Onto Late Lead - Falls at Hope in Series Finale HOLLAND, Mich. - A seven-run outburst in the bottom of the eighth inning propelled Hope to a 12-6 victory over Calvin Wednesday afternoon at Boeve Stadium.
April 4, 2016 Wasserberger Work Ethic Helps Lead Calvin Baseball Team By Calvin Sports Information Director Jeff Febus It's no coincidence Kyle Wasserberger takes a clinical approach with him every time he takes the mound for the Calvin College baseball team.
April 4, 2016 Hope Tops Baseball The Flying Dutchmen topped the Calvin baseball team on a cold and snowy day in Holland, Michigan. Hope won the seven-inning game, 8-0. The two teams will finish the second game of the double header at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. The game was called off in the first inning due to poor visibility due to the weather.
April 1, 2016 Calvin Bats Erupt in Doubleheader Sweep Over Hope GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Calvin took both ends of a doubleheader from visiting Hope Friday afternoon at Calvin Field, downing the Flying Dutchmen 11-10 and 16-11.
March 28, 2016 Trine Tops Baseball on Monday The Calvin baseball team fell to Trine in a doubleheader on Monday afternoon. The Knights fell in the first game 11-2 and lost the second game 12-9. Calvin is now 5-10 on the year and 1-3 in the MIAA, while Trine improves to 7-7.
March 26, 2016 Calvin Baseball Opens MIAA Schedule With Doubleheader Split at Trine ANGOLA, Ind. - The Calvin baseball team opened its 2016 MIAA campaign with a doubleheader split at Trine, winning the opener 2-1 before falling in game two 5-2.
March 25, 2016 Calvin Baseball Doubleheader vs Trine Postponed Calvin's Friday home baseball doubleheader has been postponed by field conditions.
March 21, 2016 Colton Wolfe Named MIAA Position Player of the Week in Baseball For the second time in his career, Calvin junior Colton Wolfe has been named the MIAA Position Player of the week in baseball.
March 18, 2016 Calvin Baseball Tripped up By Western New England 10-3 AUBURNDALE, Fl. - The Calvin baseball team ran into an undefeated squad from Western New England College Friday morning and came away with a 10-3 loss.
March 17, 2016 Calvin baseball splits doubleheader with Curry College AUBURNDALE, FL - The Calvin baseball team split a doubleheader with Curry College (Mass.) on Thursday, dropping the opener 9-3 and winning the nightcap 12-1.
March 16, 2016 Baseball Claims Come-From-Behind Win Over Stockton College AUBURNDALE, Fla. - The Calvin baseball team extended its win streak to three games with a come-from-behind 10-8 victory over Stockton College (N.J.) in 10 innings Tuesday afternoon.
March 14, 2016 Calvin Baseball Sweeps Twinbill From Utica College AUBURNDALE, Fla. - The Calvin baseball team picked up its first two victories of the young season, sweeping both ends of a doubleheader from Utica College on Monday.
March 13, 2016 Calvin Baseball Drops Non-Conference Game To Capital WESTFIELD, Ind. - Calvin dropped a 7-4 non-conference decision at Capital University Saturday afternoon.
March 5, 2016 Denison Sweeps Baseball on Saturday The Calvin baseball team recorded a pair of loses on Saturday to Denison. The Knights fell in game one, 10-3. Calvin fell short in game two, falling to the Big Red, 18-11. Calvin falls to 0-3 on the season.
March 4, 2016 Baseball Falls in Season Opener, 3-2 The Knights fell in the season opener on Friday afternoon to Denison in an extra innings-thriller, 3-2. The Knights are now 0-1 on the young season and Denison starts off 1-0 on the year.
February 17, 2016 Calvin Baseball Picked to Finish Fourth in MIAA Preseason Coaches' Poll The Calvin baseball team has been picked to finish fourth in the MIAA preseason coaches' poll released this afternoon.
February 11, 2016 Calvin Baseball Prepares for Upcoming 2016 Season The countdown to the 2016 Calvin baseball season has begun.
August 31, 2015 Calvin Baseball Anounces 2015 Non-Traditional Season Schedule The Calvin College Baseball program and Head Coach John Rypel have announced the schedule for their non-traditional season.
July 23, 2015 Calvin Baseball Announces 2015-16 Recruiting Class The Calvin College baseball program has added 19 newcomers to the program for the 2015-2016 school year.
May 20, 2015 Grant VanPutten Named to ABCA/Rawlings Division III All-Mideast Region First Team Calvin College senior Grant VanPutten has been named to the ABCA/Rawlings Division III All-Mideast Region first team in baseball.
May 18, 2015 Grant VanPutten Receives D3baseball.com All-Mideast Region Honors For the third consecutive year, Calvin senior Grant VanPutten has received D3baseball.com All-Mideast Region honors.
May 8, 2015 Calvin Baseball Season Comes to Close With Loss to Adrian in MIAA Tournament Final ADRIAN - Calvin's run through the MIAA Tournament came to a close Friday afternoon as the Knights dropped an 11-4 decision to Adrian in the MIAA Tournament Championship game at Adrian's Nicolay Field.
May 7, 2015 Baseball Advances to MIAA Tournament Finals With Victories over Kalamazoo and Hope ADRIAN - The Calvin baseball team remains alive in the double-elimination MIAA Tournament.
May 7, 2015 Late Inning Rally Not Enough for Calvin Baseball in 7-6 MIAA Tournament Loss to Hope A ninth-inning rally was not enough to prevent Calvin from dropping a 7-6 decision to rival Hope in a first round MIAA Tournament game at Calvin Field Wednesday afternoon.
May 5, 2015 Calvin Lands Six on All-MIAA Baseball Teams Six members of the Calvin baseball team have received All-MIAA honors. Named to the All-MIAA first team from Calvin are seniors Grant VanPutten, Peter Cupery and Nate Schepers and sophomore Colton Wolfe. Named to the All-MIAA second team from Calvin are senior Ben Wohl and sophomore Patrick Avila.
May 5, 2015 Grant VanPutten Named to D3baseball.com Team of the Week Calvin College senior Grant VanPutten has been named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week.
May 4, 2015 Former High School Teammates Lead Calvin Baseball Team Into MIAA Tournament Play By Mark DeHaan Take a look at Calvin's statistics and you will quickly notice that Peter Cupery, Nate Schepers, and Grant VanPutten were key to the Knights' success on the diamond this season.
May 4, 2015 Grant VanPutten Captures MIAA Batting Title - Named MIAA Position Player of the Week FREELAND, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin outfielder Grant Van Putten its Position Player of the Week in baseball for games played through May 3.
May 2, 2015 Calvin Baseball Splits With Adrian to Finish Second in MIAA - VanPutten Sets MIAA Record for Hits in a Season By John Leerar The Calvin baseball team split a doubleheader with Adrian on Senior Day Saturday to secure second place in the final MIAA regular season standings.
May 1, 2015 Calvin Drops Both Ends of Doubleheader at Adrian By John Leerar ADRIAN - The Calvin baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader at league-leading Adrian on Friday, falling by scores of 9-0 and 3-2.
April 28, 2015 Calvin Baseball Win Streak Snapped With 7-3 Loss at Wheaton WHEATON, IL - Calvin's eight-game win streak came to an end as the Knights suffered a 7-3 non-conference defeat at Wheaton College.
April 27, 2015 Calvin Baseball Clinches MIAA Tournament Berth With Four-Game Series Sweep Of Trine ANGOLA, Ind. - The Calvin baseball team swept a conference doubleheader at Trine University Monday afternoon and in the process clinched a spot in next week's MIAA Tournament and also extended its win streak to eight games.
April 23, 2015 Win Streak at Six For Calvin Baseball Team After Doubleheader Sweep of Trine By John Leerar The Calvin baseball team strengthened its position in the MIAA standings with a doubleheader sweep over the visiting Trine Thunder Thursday afternoon at Calvin Field.
April 22, 2015 Baseball Closes Out Four-Game Series Sweep of Alma Calvin completed a four-game series sweep of Alma Tuesday afternoon, taking both ends of a doubleheader from the Scots, winning by scores of 6-5 and 2-1.
April 17, 2015 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader at Alma - Moves Into Third Place in Conference Standings ALMA – The Calvin baseball team moved into third place in the MIAA standings with a doubleheader sweep at Alma College Friday afternoon as the Knights won by scores of 6-1 and 8-0.
April 15, 2015 Calvin Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Visiting Illinois Tech Calvin dropped both ends of a doubleheader with the visiting Scarlet Hawks of Illinois Institute of Technology Wednesday afternoon, falling by scores of 4-2 and 8-2.
April 11, 2015 Baseball Sweeps Saturday Doubleheader at Albion ALBION - Calvin swept a doubleheader at Albion Saturday afternoon, winning game one 8-4 and game two 6-2.
April 10, 2015 Shutout by Schepers Enables Baseball To Gain Twinbill Split With Albion By Mark DeHaan The Calvin baseball team received a one-hit shutout performance from senior Nate Schepers in picking up a 5-0 win over Albion in game two of a conference doubleheader with Albion.
April 7, 2015 Colton Wolfe Named to D3baseball.com Team of the Week Calvin College sophomore Colton Wolfe has been named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week.
April 6, 2015 Colton Wolfe Named MIAA Position Player of the Week FREELAND, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin first baseman Colton Wolfe its Position Player of the Week for games played through April 6.
April 4, 2015 Grant VanPutten Becomes Calvin Career Hit King in Leading Knights to Doubleheader Sweep Over Olivet Calvin senior Grant VanPutten became the Calvin career leader in base hits on Saturday, helping the Knights to a doubleheader sweep over Olivet College.
April 3, 2015 Baseball Hungry Like the Wolfe in Doubleheader Split at Olivet OLIVET – Calvin split a doubleheader at Olivet on Friday, winning the opener 5-1 before losing the nightcap 6-3.
April 1, 2015 Baseball Bounces Back With 12-2 Victory at Hope HOLLAND - The Calvin baseball team bounced back in a big way with a 12-2 victory over rival Hope College Tuesday afternoon.
March 30, 2015 Calvin Baseball Drops 14-7 Decision to Hope By Mark DeHaan The Calvin baseball team dropped a 14-7 decision to rival Hope on Monday afternoon at Calvin Field.
March 26, 2015 Calvin Baseball Splits Twinbill at Hope HOLLAND - The Calvin baseball team was on opposite sides of shutout baseball on a chilly Thursday afternoon at Hope's Boeve Stadium, winning the opener 7-0 before dropping the nightcap 9-0.
March 22, 2015 Kalamazoo Takes Series Sweep from Calvin Baseball Team By Mark DeHaan The Calvin baseball team traveled to Kalamazoo on Saturday to complete a home-and-home conference series with a doubleheader against the Hornets.
March 21, 2015 Calvin Baseball Drops Two to Kalamazoo by John Leerar The Calvin Knights baseball team returned from a spring break trip to Florida to open up conference play against Kalamazoo College Friday afternoon.
March 18, 2015 Baseball Falls to Nationally-Ranked UW-Stevens Point 4-0 By Mark DeHaan The Calvin baseball team faced off against No.13 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Wednesday afternoon in Auburndale, Florida.
March 17, 2015 Calvin Baseball Bats Explode in 19-1 Win Over Gallaudet By Mark DeHaan Calvin baseball faced Gallaudet University on Tuesday afternoon for a single nine-inning contest and came away with a 19-1 victory.
March 17, 2015 Calvin Baseball Falls to Trinity (CT) in Florida Twinbill Saturday By Mark DeHaan Calvin baseball faced Trinity (Connecticut) College in Auburndale, Florida, for a doubleheader on Monday afternoon.
March 15, 2015 Baseball Splits Doubleaheader with Mount St. Joseph CLERMONT, FL - The Calvin baseball team split a doubleheader with the College of Mount St. Joseph on Saturday, winning the opener 7-5 in eight innings and then dropping the nightcap 7-6.
March 10, 2015 Calvin Baseball Opens Season With Twinbill Split With Oberlin By Mark DeHaan CALEDONIA - Calvin baseball opened up its season on Tuesday with a doubleheader split against Oberlin College, winning the nightcap 9-6 after dropping the opener 12-7.
February 19, 2015 Calvin Baseball Picked Third in MIAA Preseason Baseball Poll The Calvin baseball team has been picked to finish third in the MIAA preseason coaches' poll released earlier today.
January 27, 2015 First-Year Calvin Baseball Coach Looks Ahead to 2015 Campaign The 2015 Calvin baseball season is quickly approaching. The Knights will be under new leadership this spring as John Rypel takes over the reinas as head coach after spending the last four years as head coach of Gordon College (Mass).
November 17, 2014 Calvin Baseball Players to Volunteer With Salvation Army Christmas Campaign This week the Knights are participating in their second Salvation Army volunteer event of this year.
October 15, 2014 Calvin Baseball Program Names Captains for Upcoming 2015 Season GRAND RAPIDS - The Calvin baseball program has announced its captains for the upcoming 2015 season. Named as captains are seniors Ben Wohl, Peter Cupery, Grant VanPutten and Nate Schepers.
September 8, 2014 Calvin Baseball To Feature Food Drive and Alumni Game During Fall Non-traditional Season The Calvin baseball team will kick off its non-traditional fall season this afternoon. The fall season will include a series of instraquad games dubbed the Maroon and Gold Classic which begin on September 13.
July 23, 2014 John Rypel Named Head Baseball Coach John Rypel has been named head baseball coach at Calvin College.
May 21, 2014 John Sparks Steps Down as Calvin Head Baseball Coach GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - After seven years as Calvin's head baseball coach, John Sparks has elected to step down from the position.
May 20, 2014 Calvin Baseball Lands Three on ABCA Division III All-Mideast Region Teams Three members of the Calvin baseball team have received Division III All-Mideast Region honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association.
May 19, 2014 Matt Schepel Named to D3baseball.com All-Mideast Region First Team Calvin College senior Matt Schepel has been named the D3baseball.com All-Mideast Region first team.
May 9, 2014 Calvin Baseball Falls to Adrian 10-7 in MIAA Tournament ADRIAN - The 2014 season came to an end for the Calvin baseball team Friday afternoon at Adrian in the MIAA Tournament as the Knights put up a furious last stand before falling to the host Bulldogs 10-7.
May 8, 2014 Calvin Baseball Remains Alive in MIAA Tournament Play - To Face Adrian on Friday ADRIAN - The Calvin baseball team remains alive in the double-elimination MIAA Tournament. On Thursday afternoon, Calvin fell to host Adrian 8-7 in 10 innings in a winner's bracket final but came back to hand rival Hope a 5-3 defeat in an elimination game Thursday evening.
May 7, 2014 Calvin Baseball Lands Five on All-MIAA Teams Five members of the Calvin baseball team have received All-MIAA honors. Named to the All-MIAA first team from Calvin are seniors Cory Laster and Matt Schepel and junior Grant Van Putten while senior Kyle Spoelma and sophomore Jalen Bouma have been named to the All-MIAA second team.
May 7, 2014 Calvin Baseball Opens MIAA Tournament With 5-2 Win Over Hope By Mark DeHaan After dropping four regular season games to rival Hope during the MIAA regular season, the Calvin baseball team turned the tables on Wednesday, defeating Hope 5-2 in a first round MIAA Tournament game.
May 6, 2014 Calvin's Matt Schepel named to D3baseball.com Team of the Week/Featured by Mlive.com Calvin College senior Matt Schepel has picked up his second significant award of the week. On Monday, he was named the MIAA Position Player of the Week for his play last week in games against Illinois Tech and Adrian College. On Tuesday afternoon, Schepel was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week.
May 5, 2014 Matt Schepel Named MIAA Position Player of the Week in Baseball ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin outfielder Matt Schepel its Position Player of the Week for games played through May 4.
May 3, 2014 Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Adrian - Clinches Second Place in MIAA Standings ADRIAN - The Calvin baseball team gained a doubleheader split at Adrian, dropping the opener 13-4 before coming back to win the nightcap 5-4. With the split, Calvin takes 3 out of 4 games in the weekend series and finishes in second place in the final MIAA regular season standings at 18-10.
May 2, 2014 Calvin Baseball Celebrates Senior Day With Pair of Walk-Off Wins Over Adrian (By Mark DeHaan) The Calvin men's baseball team did its best to hold on to the second place position with its play on Friday. Receiving strong pitching in both games, the Knights earned a pair of walk-off wins by scores of 3-2 and 6-5 to steal two games from the first-place Bulldogs.
April 30, 2014 Baseball Sweeps Non-Conference Doubleheader at Illinois Tech CHICAGO, IL - The Calvin baseball team traveled to Illinois Tech University on Wednesday and came away with a doubleheader sweep to improve to 23-13 on the year.
April 28, 2014 Cory Laster Named MIAA Pitcher of the Week in Baseball ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin lefthander Cory Laster its Pitcher of the Week for games played through April 26.
April 26, 2014 Calvin Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Trine By John Leerar The Calvin baseball team faced off against the Thunder of Trine University in a conference twinbill Saturday afternoon. The Knights were coming off a doubleheader sweep of the Thunder Thursday night. Calvin split the twinbill, winning game one 2-0 before dropping the nightcap 11-7.
April 24, 2014 Baseball Takes Two From Trine - Remains in Second Place in MIAA Standings ANGOLA, IN - The Calvin baseball team continued its late-season surge with a doubleheader sweep at conference foe Trine University Thursday afternoon, claiming game one 9-3 and game two 5-4 in nine innings.
April 22, 2014 Calvin Baseball Reacts to National Attention by Van Putten's Walkoff Steal of Home By Brian Exner GRAND RAPIDS, MI After a walk-off win against Albion was posted to YouTube (http://youtu.be/OQN5rXG7o60), Calvin Baseball gained attention from the MLB FanCave (http://mlb.mlb.com/fancave/blog/article.jsp?content=article&content_id=71991384) and eventually ESPN (http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=10787509).
April 21, 2014 Baseball Splits Monday Twinbill at Alma ALMA - Calvin split a doubleheader against Alma Monday afternoon at Klenk Park, winning the opener 7-5 and dropping the nightcap 6-3.
April 19, 2014 Calvin Sweeps Conference Twinbill From Alma Calvin stretched its win streak to five games with a doubleheader sweep over visiting Alma College Friday afternoon at Calvin Field.
April 17, 2014 Baseball Holds Off Aquinas for 8-7 Non-Conference Win By Mark DeHaan The Calvin baseball team returned to action on Thursday afternoon, playing cross-town foe Aquinas College in a single game, nine-inning non-conference contest. After going up five runs in the third inning, the Knights were able to hold off the Saints despite a bases loaded situation in the ninth, and Calvin earned the 8-7 win to move to 15-11 overall on the year.
April 14, 2014 Cory Laster Named MIAA Pitcher of the Week in Baseball ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin lefthander Cory Laster its Pitcher of the Week for games played through April 13.
April 13, 2014 Mad Dash for Home By Van Putten Leads Baseball Team to Saturday Sweep of Britons By John Leerar The Calvin baseball team won both ends of a twinbill against the Britons of Albion College Saturday Afternoon. They won the first game 1-0 before taking the next game 3-2.
April 10, 2014 Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Albion ALBION - The Calvin baseball team split a conference doubleheader at Albion Thursday afternoon, winning the opener 5-3 in eight innings before dropping the nightcap 4-1. Calvin is now 12-11 overall and 7-7 in the MIAA.
April 8, 2014 Baseball Claims 3-2 Victory at Kalamazoo KALAMAZOO – The Calvin baseball team picked up a 3-2 conference victory at Kalamazoo Monday afternoon. The victory completed a four-game series that began back on March 14 and was repeatedly delayed by weather conditions.
April 8, 2014 Baseball Clipped by Cornerstone in Battle of the Beltline Calvin dropped a 14-5 non-conference decision to East Beltline rival Cornerstone University Tuesday night at De Witt Field.
April 6, 2014 Baseball Splits Saturday Doubleheader at Olivet OLIVET – Calvin split a conference doubleheader at Olivet on Saturday, taking the opener 5-1 and falling in the nightcap 2-1. Calvin takes three of four in the conference series with the split.
April 5, 2014 Baseball Team Fights Off Elements to Take Two From Olivet By Mark DeHaan Receiving a pair of quality starts from its pitchers, the Calvin baseball team was able to take two from Olivet on a cold and wet night at Davenport University, claiming wins by scores of 11-1 and 7-4.
March 31, 2014 Calvin's Grant Van Putten Named MIAA Position Player of the Week in Baseball ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin outfielder Grant Van Putten its Position Player of the Week in baseball for games played through March 30.
March 29, 2014 Baseball Swept by Hope in Weekend Series The Calvin baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader with Hope on Saturday, falling 3-1 and 7-4. Hope swept the four-game weekend series from the Knights.
March 28, 2014 Baseball Drops Both Ends of Doubleheader With Hope The Calvin baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to rival Hope Friday at Cornerstone's DeWitt Field, falling 5-4 and 3-2. The two teams will meet again tomorrow at Cornerstone in a doubleheader slated to start at noon.
March 26, 2014 Baseball Defeats Elmhurst in 18-10 Slugfest WINTER HAVEN, FL - Calvin closed out its spring trip to Florida with a wild 18-10 victory over Elmhurst College Tuesday morning.
March 26, 2014 Calvin/Hope Baseball Series to be Played at Cornerstone University Baseball Field Calvin's four-game weekend baseball series with Hope will be played at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids. The Cornerstone field features an all-turf surface. The series will open on Friday at noon with Calvin serving as the host team.
March 24, 2014 Calvin Baseball Splits Conference Twinbill With Kalamazoo WINTER HAVEN, FL - Playing a rare conference doubleheader out-of-state, Calvin came up with a split against the Hornets of Kalamazoo. In the opener, Calvin dropped a 4-3 decision and then came back to claim a 15-1 triumph in game two.
March 22, 2014 Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Hamilton of New York (Written by Brian Exner) AUBURNDALE, FL - The Knights continued to produce runs in a split decision with Hamilton College of New York on Saturday, winning by a score of 4-3 and losing 5-4 in an extra-inning effort. This leaves the Knights with a 5-3 record on the season.
March 21, 2014 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader from New England College in Grapefruit Opener ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin baseball team opened its spring trip with a doubleheader sweep over New England College on Friday, winning by scores of 5-1 and 11-1. The Knights are now 4-2 on the young season.
March 15, 2014 Calvin Baseball Opens MIAA Campaign With 9-3 Win Over Kalamazoo By John Leerar CALEDONIA - The Calvin College baseball team opened up Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAA) play Friday night with a game against the Kalamazoo Hornets at Davenport’s Farmers Athletic Complex. The Knights were victorious by a score of 9-3.
March 12, 2014 Baseball Series Moved to Davenport's Farmer's Athletic Complex for March 14 A conference series between Calvin and Kalamazoo has been moved to nearby Davenport University in Caledonia this weekend.
March 3, 2014 Baseball Falls to Defiance 12-7 to Close Out Kentucky Trip DANVILLE, KY – The Calvin baseball team dipped to 1-2 on the year with a 12-7 loss to Defiance College on Saturday afternoon. The loss was Calvin’s second in as many days to the Yellow Jackets.
February 28, 2014 Calvin Falls to Defiance in Season Opener 7-3 DANVILLE, KY - The Calvin baseball team escaped the frozen wonder winterland of West Michigan and officially opened its 2014 season in the less frigid climate of Kentucky Friday afternoon and evening. Calvin opened the day with a 7-3 loss to Defiance College of Ohio.
February 28, 2014 Calvin Bats Erupt for 10 Hits in 6-1 Win Over Centre DANVILLE, KY - The Calvin baseball team escaped the frozen wonder winterland of West Michigan and officially opened its 2014 season in the less frigid climate of Kentucky Friday afternoon and evening. Calvin opened the day with a 7-3 loss to Defiance College of Ohio but came back to defeat the host Colonels of Centre 6-1 in an evening matchup.
February 11, 2014 Calvin Baseball Picked to Finish Fourth in MIAA Preseason Coaches' Poll ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Calvin baseball team has been picked to finish fourth in the MIAA preseason coaches’ poll while defending co-champion Adrian has been picked as the preseason favorite to win the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association baseball championship.