Mar 17, 2018
DOYLETOWN, PA. - Calvin opened its spring break trip with a 16-9 loss to Delaware Valley University Saturday afternoon.
Calvin (2-5) trailed the host Rams (1-4) just 4-3 after one quarter of play but Delaware Valley outscored Calvin 9-0 over the next two quarters to build a 13-3 lead.
The Knights had a strong fourth quarter outscoring Delaware Valley 6-3 to bring the final deficit down to seven.
Calvin led on two occasions in the first quarter, leading 2-1 and 3-2. The Rams scored the final two goals of the quarter which triggered an 11-0 scoring run.
Juniors Noah Nedd (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) and Austin Bontreger (Fishers, Ind./Heritage Christian HS) had two goals apiece.
Senior Michael Winkler (La Quinta, Ca./Palm Desert HS) had a goal and two assists.
Junior Max Foster (Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Brother Rice HS), sophomore Griffin Sparling (Novi, Mich./Novi HS), sophomore Nick Pitre (Jacksonville, Fl./Providence HS) and sophomore Corey Dymond (Dexter, Mich./Dexter HS) all scored single goals for the Knights.
Freshman Noah Boelens (Round Lake, Il./Grayslake Central HS) and sophomore Kyle Post (Hudsonville, Mich./Hudsonville HS) had one assist apiece.
Nedd had a season-high seven ground balls while senior Ethan Brown (Falmouth, ME/Falmouth HS) had six ground balls. Freshman Nathan Jindra (South Bend, Ind./John Adams HS) also had six ground balls.
As a team, Calvin collected 40 ground balls to the 38 of Delaware Valley.
Freshman goaltender Mitchell Wong (Schaumburg, Il./Schaumburg HS) had 19 saves for the Knights.
Calvin returns to action next Wednesday when it travels to Stockton University for a 4 p.m. match.