Trio selected to All-North Region teams December 6, 2016 Olivet College seniors Ryan Anderson, Justin Madar and Braden Black have been selected to the 2016 All-North Region teams. Anderson is a first-team pick, while Madar is a second-team selection and Black is a third-team choice.
Anderson voted 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-American® of the Year November 29, 2016 Olivet College senior punter Ryan Anderson has been voted the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-American® of the Year for NCAA Division III Football. Senior tight end Travis Lankerd joins him on the Academic All-America® first-team.
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Season ends for football team with 37-12 loss to John Carroll in NCAA Playoffs November 19, 2016 The Olivet College football team saw its season come to an end with a 37-12 loss to John Carroll (Ohio) University today at Wasmer Field and inside the Don Shula Stadium in University Heights, Ohio.
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Football team travels to play John Carroll in NCAA DIII Playoffs November 18, 2016 The Olivet College football team travels to play John Carroll (Ohio) University in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championships Saturday, Nov. 19. Kickoff at Wasmer Field and inside the Don Shula Stadium in University Heights, Ohio, is noon.
Comet Football Update - Week #12 November 16, 2016 WOCR Sports Director Matt Scher interviews head coach Dan Pifer and senior punter/wide receiver Ryan Anderson in this weeks's Comet Football Update.
Black and Madar headline 15 All-MIAA selections for football team November 14, 2016 Seniors Braden Black and Justin Madar headline 15 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) selections for the Olivet College football team. Black was selected as the MIAA’s Offensive Most Valuable Player, while Madar was named the MIAA’s Defensive Most Valuable Player.
Season Complete
19 Nov
at John Carroll (Ohio)
L, 37-12
12 Nov
Trine (Ind.)
W, 44-27
05 Nov
at Adrian
W, 44-37
29 Oct
W, 36-30
22 Oct
Benedictine (Ill.)
W, 54-48
Final - OT
School Conf Overall
Olivet 6-0 9-2
Hope 5-1 7-3
Alma 4-2 7-3
Trine (Ind.) 3-3 6-4
Adrian 2-4 4-6
Kalamazoo 1-5 3-7
Albion 0-6 1-9

Comet of the week

Charlie Haesler: Lacrosse In the men’s lacrosse team’s 17-6 win over Muskingum, Charlie Haesler led all players with 12 ground balls and six caused turnovers, while committing only one turnover. Read More
Women's Track 4x800 Relay Olivet’s 4x800-meter team of senior Brianna Wiles, junior Nicole Zerfas, junior Isabelle Leon and sophomore Zoe Feighner broke the school record with a time of 10:25.88. Read More
Bruce Baker: T&F At the Comets’ first outdoor meet of the season, the Emory (Ga.) Invitational, Bruce Baker broke the school record in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 32:30.97. Read More
Taylor Smith: Softball During the softball team’s Spring Break trip to The Spring Games in Florida, Taylor Smith recorded a .306 batting average to go along with a team-best four home runs and 18 RBI. Read More
Aaron Gillespie: Baseball Gillespie posted a .400 batting average in eight games during the baseball team's Spring Break trip to the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational. Read More