Saturday, January 09, 2010
The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were both victorious in dual meet action against visiting Olivet Saturday afternoon at Calvin’s Venema Aquatic Center. In the women’s competition, Calvin rolled to a 176-79 victory. In the men’s competition, Calvin held on for a 141-139 victory. The Calvin women are now 3-2 in dual meet action while the Calvin men are 2-3.
Sunday, December 06, 2009
The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams concluded competition at their own Calvin Winter Invitational on Saturday night with the Calvin men placing third in a field of seven teams with 379 points while the Calvin women took fourth in a field of 11 teams with 456 points.
Friday, December 04, 2009
(written by sports information student assistant Derek Neice)
All day Friday the Calvin Winter Invitational meet continued, with preliminaries events in the morning and final events later in the evening. After Thursday’s distance events, Calvin had strong showings on both the men’s and women’s sides Friday, with good places in the final standings through 59 events. The women are in 4th place of 11 teams with 234 points and the men are in 3rd place of 6 teams with 225 points.
A big highlight for the Calvin women came on the three-meter diving board as freshman Sam Klaasen had a career-best score of 389.35 (11 dives) points to place second.
Thursday, December 03, 2009
(written by Calvin sports information student assistant Derek Neice)
In the first of a three day invitational meet held at Calvin’s Venema Aquatic Center, the Knights sent out their distance swimmers to compete in some lengthy races against a plethora of worthy opponents.After one day of competition, Grand Valley State leads the men’s standings with 147 points and the women’s standings with 142 points. Calvin is fourth in the women’s standings with 48 points and fourth in the men’s standings with 38 points.
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host the first-ever Calvin Winter Invitational December 3-5 at the Venema Aquatic Center. The three-day invitational will include teams from Olivet, Valparaiso, Kalamazoo, Grand Valley State, Alma, Northern Michigan (women), Bowling Green State (women), Michigan State, Hillsdale, Denison (divers only) Trinity, TX (divers only).
More information can be found at: Calvin Winter Invitational Web Site
Saturday, November 21, 2009
In another day of action for the Calvin swim and dive team and despite taking a pair of losses for both men and women’s teams, the Knights swam what coach Dan Gelderloos called their best meet of the year at home against Division II team Wayne State University.
A Saturday event held at Calvin’s Venema Aquatic Center, the losses pushed Calvin’s season record to 2-2 and 1-3 for the women and men respectively in dual meet action. The women, recently ranked at #5 in the Division III Top 25 poll, fell by a score of 146-92, and the men, who have received votes in the poll but are not ranked in the Top 25, lost by a team score of 164-74.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Collegeswimming.com has released its first Division III Top 25 poll of the year and the Calvin women’s swimming and diving team is ranked fifth. Under the direction of head coach Dan Gelderloos, the Knights are currently 2-1 in dual meet competition. Meanwhile the Calvin men’s swimming and diving team which is 1-2 in dual meet competition is receiving votes in the men’s poll but is not in the top 25. The MIAA includes three men’s teams in the top 25 with Kalamazoo ranked fifth, Hope 18th and Olivet 22nd.
Saturday, November 07, 2009
The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams split non-conference dual meets with visiting Wheaton Saturday afternoon at the Venema Aquatic Center.
In the women’s meet, Calvin defeated the Thunder 154-140 to improve to 1-1 in dual meet action. In the men’s meet, Calvin fell to Wheaton 171-117 to fall to 0-2 on the year.
Monday, November 02, 2009
The 2009-10 Calvin women’s swimming and diving team will be seeking its sixth consecutive MIAA title including its eighth overall. With four All-MIAA performers from a year ago returning, the Knights have reason to think they will once again be in contention for the league crown.
Returing All-MIAA selections include seniors Emily Roberts (DeKalb, IL/DeKalb HS), Laura Price (Warren, PA/Warren HS), Maggie Vail (Portage/Portage Northern HS) and junior Monica Bressler (Sandusky, OH/Perkins HS).
Saturday, October 24, 2009
(Written by Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant Derek Neice)
On the second day of weekend events for Calvin’s Swim and Dive Team, the Knights came out strong Saturday in their first conference home meet of the season. With a great turnout of fans at Calvin’s Venema Aquatic Center, the un-scored relay meet would show many of the teams where they stand amidst the competition of the MIAA.« First < 15 16 17 18 19 > Last »