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Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Compete Against Grand Valley State/Hillsdale

Friday, October 25, 2013

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The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams hosted dual meet competition Friday night with GLIAC opponents Grand Valley State and Hillsdale. Hillsdale fields a women’s team but does not sponsor men’s swimming and diving.

In the lone men’s dual meet, Grand Valley State defeated Calvin 168-73. On the women’s side, Grand Valley defeated Calvin 149-93 but Calvin edged Hillsdale 119-118.

In the women’s competition, Calvin received one first place finish as sophomore Michaela Rookus (Hudsonville/Hudsonville HS) captured the 100 freestyle in a time of 53.75. Calvin also had four individual second place finishes as junior Rebecca Mumby (Spring Lake/Spring Lake HS) was second on the one-meter diving board (237.55), senior Kristy Kinzer (Fort Wayne, IN/Homestead HS) was second in the 100 backstroke (1:01.61) and junior Kathryn Wrobel (Arden Hills, MN/Moundsview HS) was second in the 500 freestyle (5:19.87).

On the men’s side, sophomore Johnson Cochrane (Mount Vernon, OH/Mount Vernon HS) picked up a victory for Calvin the 100 breaststroke with a sizzling time of 58.30. In addition, sophomore Caleb Meindertsma (Annandale, VA/Trinity Christian HS) cruised to a first place finish in the 1,000 freestyle (10:06.61).

Freshman Brett Stoughton (Centerville, IN/Centerville HS) also had a big evening, taking second in the 200 IM (2:00.25) and 100 backstroke (54.11).

Both Calvin teams are back in action on Saturday, traveling to Albion for dual meets slated to start at 1 p.m.

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