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Men’s Tennis Says Goodbye to Senior Members

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By Daniel Herrick After defeating Grove City 5-0 in the first round of NCAA regional play last Friday, the Men’s Tennis team fell 5-0 to Case Western Reserve in the second round on Saturday. The Spartans proved their number two regional ranking and number nine national ranking as they handled the Hornets with little issue. [...]

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Baseball Team Falls in First-Ever MIAA Tournament Slot

By Spencer MacDonald The Kalamazoo College Baseball team was defeated in the program’s first ever MIAA playoff appearance, falling to Adrian College 17-1 last Wednesday and then 10-3 in the elimination game against Hope on Thursday. First year Nate Donovan scored the only run in the first game against the Bulldogs as his fellow classmate [...]

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Women’s Lacrosse Concludes Inaugural Season With (5-10) Record

By Spencer MacDonald The Kalamazoo College women’s Lacrosse team dropped its final two games this season over the weekend falling 20-12 to Calvin College on Saturday and 15-10 to Olivet on Sunday. The Hornets fell behind early to Calvin, giving up eight unanswered goals to start off the game.  They were unable to rally back [...]

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76 – 0

By Daniel Herrick With an 8-1 victory over Alma College last Wednesday, the Men’s Tennis team clinched the MIAA regular season title outright and extended their infamous conference championship streak to 76 years. The victory completed an undefeated run through the MIAA regular season, ensuring that the 2014 Hornets sit alone atop the league just [...]

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Sinkovich Walk-Off Lifts Hornets

By Daniel Herrick Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning to visiting Defiance on Monday evening, Kalamazoo center fielder Maddy Sinkovich stepped up to the plate with teammate Katie George running on first. Sinkovich hit a ball deep to center field that sent George flying off first base. By the time Defiance got [...]

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Women’s Tennis Clinches Share of MIAA Title

By Spencer MacDonald Smiling, and soaking wet from the cooler of water that had just been dumped on him, Kalamazoo College Women’s Tennis Coach Mark Murphy celebrated along with his team after beating Albion College 7-2 and clinching a share of the MIAA conference championship on Saturday. The Hornets bounced back after the number one-doubles [...]

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Baseball Takes Three of Four from Hope

Home Run: Although the Hornets fell 7-6 to Alma (pictured above) they successfully held back Hope College in three games out of four, losing the second game in the series 4-1.

By Daniel Herrick   The men’s baseball team improved their MIAA record to 7-9 last week, after taking three of four games from rival Hope College in a pair of home-and-home doubleheaders last Thursday and Saturday. The Hornets are now ranked fifth in the MIAA just past the halfway point of their conference schedule. Junior [...]

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Men’s Tennis Aims To Keep Streak Alive

By Daniel Herrick The Men’s Tennis team’s four-game winning streak came to an end when they lost 7-2 at home to the University of Chicago last Sunday. The Hornets were defeated in all three double’s matches before dropping four of the six singles matches. Brandon Metzler was victorious at one singles (6-2, 6-2), and junior [...]

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Lacrosse Team Opens MIAA Play with Win

The Women’s Lacrosse team huddles up before the game against Saint Mary’s last Wednesday.

By Spencer MacDonald The Kalamazoo College Women’s Lacrosse team won their conference opener against St. Mary’s on Wednesday 16-9, however, dropped their second contest on Saturday at Alma by a score of 12-8. Coach Ward and the Hornets handily dispatched the first-year program of St. Mary’s, breaking a 4-4 deadlock with a three-goal run to [...]

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Weather Delays Long-Awaited Start for Lacrosse

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By Spencer MacDonald As the Kalamazoo College Women’s Lacrosse team begins their long-awaited, inaugural season, Head Coach Emilia Ward is not only optimistic about the Hornet’s chances in the MIAA, she is down-right confident. After coaching the club team in 2012-2013, Ward is back leading the now varsity team in her second year. The young [...]

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