Calvin Women's Basketball Set to Renew Rivalry With Hope

Calvin Women's Basketball Set to Renew Rivalry With Hope

Grand Rapids, MI – The Calvin University women's basketball will host top-ranked Hope College on Saturday afternoon. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.

The Teams: Calvin and Hope. The Knights enter in with an overall record of 2-4 and 1-1 in the MIAA. They recently fell to Trine by a score 82-59. The Flying Dutch enter the game with an overall record of 9-0 and 3-0 in the MIAA. They recently won over Alma by a score of 98-62.

 The Coaches: Mark Christner is in his 2nd season as head coach of the Calvin women's basketball program. He finished with a record of 17-10 and made it to the MIAA Semifinals last year. Brian Morehouse is in his 25th season has the head coach of the Hope women's basketball program. He led the Dutchmen to a 29-0 record this past year and took first place in MIAA in both the regular season and tournament. 

The Players: The Knights have threes player averaging double digits for the Knights with Gabby Timmer averaging 10.7 points per game while teammate Leah Harris is averaging 10.6 points per game. Stephanie Coors is also averaging 10.5 points per game. The Flying Dutch have two players averaging double digits. Kenedy Schoonveld leads them in scoring with 14.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game and Olivia Voskuil is scoring 11.0 points per game.

Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Calvin 58.2, Hope 87.9; opponents' points per game – Calvin 65.0, Hope 49.3; field goal percentage – Calvin 33.2, Hope 46.8; three-point percentage – Calvin 30.8, Hope 36.9; free throw percentage – Calvin 66.7, Hope 65.3; rebounds per game – Calvin 40.0, Hope 46.0; assist-to-turnover ratio – Calvin 0.83, Hope 1.23.

Recent History: Hope beat Calvin in all three matchups in the 2019-20 season. Hope won the first matchup of the 2020-21 season with a score of 74-58.

Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the game will be available.

*Live Statistics: https://calvinknights.com/sports/wbkb/2020-21/boxscores/20210220_iime.xml

*Live Video: https://vimeo.com/503907424

Social Media: Calvin athletics is represented on Facebook (Calvin Knights), Twitter (@CalvinKnights) and Instagram (@CalvinAthletics ). Follow all the happenings of Calvin University on social media by using the hashtag "#GoCalvin".

Up Next: Calvin will travel to Kalamazoo College on Wednesday February 24 with tipoff schedule for 7:00 p.m.