The Knights topped the Saints of Siena Heights Wednesday to their first home crowd of the season. The Saints made their trip to Calvin for their first CCLA matchup against the Knights. Despite controlling the face-off all night, the first quarter started out slow with Siena Heights closing out with a 2-1 lead. The Knights kicked it up in the second quarter to post 5 goals and go into the half with a 6-2 lead. The Knights came out slow in the third quarter allowing 3 unanswered goals from the Saints, fighting to add to their 1 goal lead going into the 4th the Knights posted an extra 3 goals to the Saints 1 to finish with a 9-6 lead. Excellent play between the pipes from Senior Goalie Dan Tiersma (#9) held the Knights in contention most of the evening. Knights goals were posted from Attackman Matt Bartus (#11), Attackman Dan Meiste (#5), who tallied 3 for the night, and led by senior Midfielder Eric Kamstra (#24) who found the back of the net 5 times.
The Knights will resume practices in preparation for the home game against #1 ranked Grand Valley State University this Saturday at 1pm.