Thursday, February 16, 2012
HOLLAND Ė With two days of competition left at the MIAA Swimming and Diving Championships, the Calvin womenís team is in second place while the Calvin menís team is in third place. On the womenís side, Calvin sits two points behind host Hope as the Knights have 253 points with Hope holding the lead at 255. On the menís side, Calvin is in third place with 217 points, 19 points ahead of Olivet and 31 points behind Hope with Kalamazoo in first with 296 points. In the menís competition, sophomore Andrew Krafft highlighted the competition by repeating as MIAA champion on the one-meter diving board, recording a score of 534.55 after posting a score of 546.10 in the prelims
Calvin Men Take Second in 800 Free Relay/Calvin Women Fourth in 800 Free Relay at MIAA Championships
Thursday, February 16, 2012
HOLLAND Ė The first night of the four-day MIAA Swimming and Diving Championships took place Wednesday night at the Holland Aquatic Center. After one day of competition, the Calvin men are in second place with 34 points while the Calvin women are in fourth place with 30 points. The only finals events that took place on Wednesday were the menís and womenís 800 freestyle relays.In the menís 800 freestyle relay, the Calvin team of senior Ross Battoclette, freshman Alex Baumann, sophomore Andrew Mitchell and freshman Travis Vincent had a season-best time of 6:54.12 that was good for second place, just .54 of a second behind Kalamazooís winning relay team. On the womenís side, the Calvin team of junior Elizabeth Counsell, junior Stephanie Fox, freshman Kathryn Wrobel and junior Shelby Cloyd took fourth in a time of 8:05.48.
Saturday, February 04, 2012
The Calvin menís and womenís swimming and diving teams closed out their dual meet campaigns with victories over Olivet Saturday afternoon at the Venema Aquatic Center. In the menís competition, Calvin handed Olivet a 146-88 defeat while the Calvin women defeated Olivet 114-78. The Calvin women finish their dual meet season with a 7-2 record while the Calvin men finish 5-3 in dual meet action.
Sophomore Andrew Krafft once again dominated on the diving boards, establishing a new school records on the one meter board for six dives. On the one-meter board, Krafft took first place with a score of 363.90, breaking his previous record by nearly 20 points. It marked the third time this year that Krafft has reset the Calvin one-meter record. Krafft also won the three-meter board with a total of 354.75 points.
Saturday, January 28, 2012
The Calvin menís and womenís swimming and diving teams picked up MIAA dual meet victories over Albion Saturday afternoon at the Venema Aquatic Center. In the womenís meet, Calvin claimed a 128-98 victory. In the menís meet, Calvin won by a score of 140-77. The Calvin womenís team is now 6-2 in dual meet action this year while the Calvin men are 4-3. In the menís competition, Calvin sophomore diver Andrew Krafft was a double-winner, claiming first place on the one-meter (344.95) and three-meter boards (343.35). His score on the one-meter board was a new Calvin record, marking the second time this month that he has re-established his own school mark (six dives).
Saturday, January 21, 2012
KALAMAZOO Ė The Calvin menís and womenís swimming and diving teams were in dual meet action at Kalamazoo on Saturday. In the womenís competition, Calvin defeated Kalamazoo 170-130. On the menís side, Calvin was defeated 163-137. The womenís team is now 5-2 on the year in dual meet action while the Calvin menís team is 3-3.
Friday, January 20, 2012
By Sports Information Student Assistant Mark DeHaan
A week after impressive second place finishes at the Chicago Invitational, the Calvin men’s swimming and diving team was able to defeat Alma College 118-106 in a dual meet while the women bested Alma 124-104 and Saint Mary’s 121-84.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
CHICAGO, IL - The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both finished second at the University of Chicago Classic late Saturday night with the Calvin men placing second with 878 points while the Calvin women were second with 709 points. Host Chicago won both the men’s and women’s competitions with the Chicago women posting a team score of 1,107,5 points and the Chicago men posting a total of 834.5 points. On the men’s side, sophomore diver Andrew Kraft winning the one and three-meter competitions. His winning score on the one-meter board of 540.60 was a pool record, a new Calvin (school) record, a season-best performance and an NCAA III qualifying total. His winning score of 545.80 on the three-meter board was also a season-best and NCAA III qualifying total. On the women’s side, junior Stephanie Fox took first place in both the 200 freestyle (1:59.60) and 100 freestyle (54.86).
Saturday, January 14, 2012
CHICAGO, IL - The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are in second place through one day of competition at the University of Chicago Invitational. In the men’s competition, Calvin is in second place in a field of seven teams with 262 points. On the women’s side, Calvin is in second place in a field of six teams with 232 points. Host Chicago leads the men’s competition with 326 points while Lincoln College leads the women’s field with 263 points.
Monday, January 09, 2012
The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams spent Christmas break training in the Florida Keys. Photographer Stephen Frink was there to document Calvin’s divers in training. Frink used a new underwater camera to do so. A photo gallery of Frink’s photography can be found online at: Stephen Frink Photo Gallery
Monday, December 12, 2011
The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are near the midpoint of the 2011-12 season. Both teams were 2-2 in dual meet action during the first semester and recently posted strong performances at the Calvin Winter Invitational. Both teams will head to Florida over Christmas break for a week of training and competition at the Orange Bowl Classic. The Calvin sports information office caught up with head Calvin swim coach Dan Gelderloos to recap the fall semester and also to look ahead in the following audio interview: Dan Gelderloos Midseason Report« First < 4 5 6 7 8 > Last »