2018 Calvin Women's Lacrosse News

  • Calvin's Kelly Pepper Named to IWLCA Division III All-Great Lakes Region Second Team
    May 16, 2018
    Calvin College junior Kelly Pepper has been named to the Division III Great Lakes All-Region second team by Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Downed at Denison in NCAA Second Round
    May 12, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse season ended on Saturday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Knights bowed out with a 21-4 loss to the Big Red of Denison, who are ranked second in the region. Calvin finishes the season with a 12-6 record. The Maroon and Gold earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament with victories over Hope and Saint Mary’s in the MIAA Tournament. Calvin also posted a perfect 8-0 record in MIAA play for the second straight year. Calvin is the only MIAA women’s lacrosse program to advance to the NCAA Tournament for three-straight years. Denison improves to 17-2 on the year and will face the winner of the Salisbury region.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Sweeps MIAA Weekly Honors
    May 07, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team swept the MIAA weekly honors after the Knights claimed their third-straight MIAA Tournament title on Saturday. The Knights defeated Hope 14-8 on a stormy Wednesday night and defeated Saint Mary’s 16-8 on Saturday to secure the title. Emma Hall was named the MIAA Offensive Player of the Week and Ellis Chalfant was named the Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Opens NCAA Tournament Play at Denison
    May 06, 2018
    The Calvin women's lacrosse team will open the 2018 NCAA Division III Tournament in Ohio. The Knights secured a spot in the tournament by winning the MIAA Tournament title with a 16-8 victory over Saint Mary’s. Calvin will play Denison in the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday, May 12.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Rings Belles for Third-Straight MIAA Crown
    May 05, 2018
    The Calvin women’s program became the first team to win three-straight MIAA Tournament titles in women’s lacrosse with a victory over Saint Mary’s on Saturday night. The Knights rang the Belles to a 16-8 victory. The win sends Calvin to the NCAA Tournament for the third-straight year and to 12-5 on the year. Saint Mary’s ends the year at 12-6.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Rumbles and Bolts Past Hope
    May 02, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team sank the Flying Dutch on a stormy Wednesday night, 14-8. The victory in the rivalry game sends Calvin to 11-5 on the year and to the MIAA Finals on Saturday night against Saint Mary’s.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Collects Six All-MIAA Selections
    May 01, 2018
    Six members of the Calvin women’s lacrosse team were named to All-MIAA teams on Tuesday afternoon. Kelly Pepper was named the MIAA Offensive MVP, with Kelly Pepper, Emma Tilma, Madeline Baas and Amanda Davio being named to the All-MIAA First Team. Emma Verrett and Alyssa Gagnon were selected to the All-MIAA Second Team. The six All-MIAA selections ties a program high that was set in 2015 and 2017.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Posts Perfect MIAA Record
    April 25, 2018
    For the second-straight year, the Calvin women’s lacrosse team has posted a perfect 8-0 record in MIAA play. The Knights closed the MIAA regular season with a 16-7 victory at Trine. Calvin improves to 10-5 on the season and Trine falls to 5-10 and 3-4 in MIAA action. Trine is still alive in the MIAA race and will play Hope for the final spot in the tournament.
  • Kelly Pepper Named MIAA Offensive Player of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    Kelly Pepper was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) women's lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week on Monday for games through April 22. Pepper helped the Knights win two MIAA games over Hope and Saint Mary’s.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Claims Second-Straight MIAA Title
    April 21, 2018
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Downs Flying Dutch on Senior Day
    April 19, 2018
    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.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Stings Kalamazoo
    April 14, 2018
    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.
  • Women's Lacrosse Posts a Record-Breaking Win Over Olivet
    April 11, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team picked up a decisive 28-0 victory against Olivet College on Wednesday night at Zuidema Field. The Knights outshot the Comets 44-0, while holding Olivet to 0-16 on clear attempts in the win.
  • Kelly Pepper Picked as MIAA Offensive Player of the Week
    April 09, 2018
    Kelly Pepper was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) women's lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week on Monday for games through April 8. Pepper helped the Knights win two MIAA games over Alma and Albion.
  • Knights Beat Britons in First-Place Battle
    April 07, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team and the Britons of Albion College came into Saturday tied for first place in the MIAA standings. The two teams have combined to win the last three MIAA titles, with Calvin winning in 2017 and 2015. The Knights remained perfect in MIAA play on Saturday with a 14-10 victory over the visitors from Albion. The win pushes the Knights to 5-5 on the year and keeps Calvin in first place with Hope and Saint Mary’s at 3-0. With the loss, Albion falls to 6-4 and 2-1 in the MIAA. The Knights have now won 17-straight MIAA games.
  • Student-Athlete Spotlight: Emma Hall
    April 04, 2018
    The Calvin Sports Information Office sat down with five student-athletes to discuss their experiences at Calvin College. Today's story is with Emma Hall a senior on the women's lacrosse team from Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • Calvin Women's Lacrosse Scoots by Scots For Conference Win
    April 03, 2018
    ALMA, Mich. - The Calvin women's lacrosse team shook off frigid and blustery conditions to claim a 16-3 conference victory at Alma College Tuesday evening.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Downs Adrian
    March 31, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team opened MIAA play with a victory over Adrian on a cold and windy Saturday afternoon. The Knights put away the Bulldogs, 17-6.
  • No. 3 Lawrence Tech Tops Women’s Lacrosse
    March 28, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team faced off against Lawrence Tech University in its home opener on Wednesday night. The Knights led 4-3 at halftime, but fell 14-8 to the Blue Devils.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Whips Western New England
    March 23, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team ended spring break on a high note on Friday. The Knights went Golden Bear hunting and downed Western New England, 15-6. The Maroon and Gold improve to 2-4 on the year, with the victory.
  • Worcester State Edges Women’s Lacrosse on Wednesday
    March 21, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team was edged in a tight battle against Worcester State on Wednesday morning, with the Lancers winning, 13-10.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Williams
    March 19, 2018
    The women’s lacrosse team opened the spring break portion of the schedule with a 16-2 loss to the Ephs on Williams.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Obliterates Otterbein
    March 10, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team picked up its first victory of the year in commanding fashion on Saturday afternoon. The Knights finished the weekend trip to Ohio with a 19-5 victory. The Maroon and Gold improve to 1-2 on the year and send the Cardinals to 2-5.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Topped at Capital
    March 09, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team fell to the undefeated Crusaders on Friday afternoon. Capital improved to 6-0 on the season with a 17-4 victory.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Rally Falls Short at Kenyon
    March 03, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team opened the 2018 season with a hard-fought loss at Kenyon on Saturday afternoon. After trailing by six goals, the Knights cut the deficit to 16-17, but Kenyon came out on to 19-16. Kenyon improves to 2-2 with the win.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Excited to Open 2018 Season
    March 02, 2018
    The Calvin women’s lacrosse team looks to ride the moment from the 2017 season into 2018. Coming off two-straight trips to the NCAA Division III Tournament Second Round, the Knights look to make a splash in 2018. The Knights recorded a 12-6 record in 2017 and posted a perfect 8-0 record in MIAA action. The Maroon and Gold notched victories over Albion and Hope in the MIAA Tournament to earn the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Named MIAA Preseason Favorite
    February 07, 2018
    The Calvin women's lacrosse team was picked the favorite in the 2018 MIAA preseason coaches' poll. The Knights received 63 total points and six first-place votes.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Names Tracy Benjamin as an Assistant Coach
    September 08, 2017
    Calvin women’s lacrosse is excited to announce Tracy Benjamin as an assistant coach. Coach Benjamin comes to Calvin with a wealth of lacrosse knowledge and an enormous passion for the sport.