Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Compete at Wayne State Triangular
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
DETROIT—The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dropped dual meets in a triangular hosted by Wayne State on Saturday. In the men’s competition, Calvin was defeated by Wayne State 173-58 and by Denison 203-35. In the women’s competition, Calvin was defeated by Wayne State 170-71 and by Denison 164-79.
Highlights for the Calvin men included:
*A third place swim by Ross Battoclette, Jon Herrema, Kurt VanAllsburg and Matt Bolles in the 400 freestyle relay (3:25.92).
*A fifth place swim by Battoclette in the 1000 freestyle (10:37.60).
*An eighth place finish by VanAllsburg in the 50 freestyle (23.37).
*A seventh place finish by Dennis Steenbergen on the one-meter board (179.85) and a sixth place finish on the three-meter board (192.35).
*A seventh place finish by Ethan Tatum (51.02) in the 100 freestyle with Herrema eighth (52.15).
*A seventh place finish by Greg Gorham in the 200 breaststroke (2:30.60) with Chris Shepperly eighth 2:37.06).
Highlights for the Calvin women included:
*A third place finish by Monica Bressler, Maggie Vail, Julie Wolfe and Cara VanWoerkom in the 400 medley relay (4:08.14).
*A sixth place finish by Libby Veldkamp (11:21.02) in the 1000 freestyle.
*A third place by Cara VanWoerkom in the 50 freestyle (25.42).
*A fourth place finish by Emily Roberts in the 400 IM (4:53.63).
*A first place finish by Erica Deur in the one-meter diving competition (254.50) and a third place on the three-meter board (239.85).
*A third place finish by Jeena Velzen on the one-meter board (214.55) and a sixth place finish on the three-meter board (202.60).
*A fifth place finish by Casey Herman on the three-meter board (204.95) and one-meter board (205.10).
*A fifth place finish by Bressler in the 200 backstroke (2:19.77) and a sixth place finish by Briana VandenEnde (2:19.89).
*A second place finish by Vail in the 200 backstroke (2:28.11).
*A third place finish by Kendra Kinzer, Laura Price, Julie Wolfe and VanWoerkom in the 400 freestyle relay (3:43.57).
Both teams return to action on December 6 when they compete at the Eastern Michigan Invitational.