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Dual Meet Victories for Calvin Over Olivet - Andrew Krafft Resets Record on One-Meter Board

Saturday, February 04, 2012

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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.

Junior Matthias Bares was also a double-winner for Calvin, winning the 1,000 freestyle (10:11.51) and 500 freestyle (4:57.03).

Other individual winners for the Calvin men included senior Ross Battoclette in the 200 freestyle (1:46.00), junior Mark Rushlow in the 100 freestyle (48.58) and senior Greg Gorham in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.82).  Calvinís 200 medley relay team of junior Stephen Kraft, Gorham, sophomore Peter Johnson and Rushlow also won with a time of 1:36.94.

In the womenís meet on Saturday, sophomore Margaret Rechel was a double-winner, taking first place in both the 100 freestyle (55.61) and 50 freestyle (25.29).  Other individual winners included senior Bridget Scott in the 1,000 freestyle (10:57.55), freshman Kathryn Wrobel in the 200 freestyle (1:58.38), junior Stephanie Fox in the 200 IM (2:14.00), junior Samantha Klaasen on the one-meter diving board (281.39) and senior Rachel Bos in the 100 butterfly (1:03.47). In the 200 medley relay, Calvinís quartet of freshman Erika Waugh, junior Elizabeth Counsell, junior Rachel Colasurdo and Fox won with a time of 1:53.12.

Both teams will now prepare for the upcoming MIAA Championships slated to be held February 16-18 at the Holland Aquatic Center.

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