Sunday, February 22, 2009
NOTRE DAME, IN—The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team closed out a solid three days of competition at the MIAA Championships Saturday night, finishing fourth in the final team standings with a team score of 334 points, finishing more than 40 points ahead of fifth place Albion.
Saturday, February 21, 2009
NOTRE DAME, IN—The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team had a strong second day of competition at the MIAA Championships, building its point total to 246 points. The Knights remain in fourth place but now hold a 31-point lead over fifth place Alma.
Friday, February 20, 2009
NOTRE DAME, IN—The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team is in fourth place after one day of competition at the MIAA Championships. Calvin’s top individual performance came from senior Dennis Steenbergen (Alymer, ON) on the one-meter diving board with a career-best score of 360.55.
Saturday, February 07, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS Ė The Calvin menís and womenís swimming and diving teams held their second-ever dual meets inside the Venema Aquatic Center on Saturday and came away with a split against Kalamazoo. On the womenís side, Calvin defeated Kalamazoo 195-100. On the menís side, Kalamazoo defeated Calvin 177-97.
Sunday, February 01, 2009
ALMA—The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up dual meet victories at Alma on Saturday with the women’s team defeating the Alma women’s team 137-86 while the men’s team defeated the Alma men’s team 124-84.
Sunday, January 25, 2009
GRAND RAPIDS, MI—The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed an historic afternoon Saturday, hosting their first-ever dual meets inside the Venema Aquatic Center. Fittingly, the first competition was held against rival Hope with the Calvin women defeating the Hope women’s team 179-127 while the Calvin men were defeated by the Hope men’s team 171-95.
A standing room only crowd of more than 500 spectators was treated to a thrilling dual meet which began with opening remarks from Calvin president Dr. Gaylen Byker and the lead donor for the facility - Thelma Venema.
Sunday, January 18, 2009
CHICAGO, IL Ė Calvin took fourth place at the University of Chicago Invitational with a team score of 404 points. Host Chicago took first place with a team score of 996 points.
Saturday, January 17, 2009
CHICAGO, IL—Calvin College senior Erica Deur added another chapter in her storied collegiate diving career on Friday night, shattering her own school record on the three-meter board with a score of 505.55 points at the University of Chicago invitational. A graduate of Holland Christian High School, Deur eclipsed her previous school record of 485.20 points in the event. Her point total on Friday night was also a University of Chicago pool record.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were able to hold their first-ever practices inside the Venema Aquatic Center Wednesday afternoon. The Knights are scheduled to host their first-ever dual meets inside the facility on January 24 when they host the Hope men’s and women’s swimmig and diving teams in MIAA dual meets.
Friday, January 02, 2009
The keys to the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex were given to Calvin College Friday afternoon. Calvin president Dr. Gaylen Byker was there to accept the keys from Christman Construction Company Senior Vice President Jim Cash. Members of the media and groups of individuals from the Calvin community were in attendance for the event. In addition, the men’s and women’s basketball teams had their first practices inside the VanNoord Arena on Friday.