Mixed Results for Calvin Swimming & Diving Teams at Kalamazoo
Saturday, January 23, 2010
KALAMAZOO, MI—The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had mixed results in dual meet action at Kalamazoo on Saturday as the women’s team defeated Kalamazoo 187-113 while the men’s team fell to Kalamazoo 153-121.
The Calvin women’s team is now 4-2 in dual meet action including 3-0 against MIAA opponents. The Calvin men’s team is now 2-4 in dual meet competition including 2-1 against MIAA opponents.
In the women’s meet, Calvin received first place performances from:
*Freshman Stephanie Fox in the 1,000 freestyle (10:56.59) and 200 backstroke (2:16.33).
*Junior Monica Bressler in the 200 freestyle (2:02.81) and 100 freestyle (55.53).
*Freshman Elizabeth Counsell in the 100 breaststroke (1:12.54).
*Senior Maggie Vail in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.97).
*Freshman Rachel Colasurdo in the 500 freestyle (5:26.81).
*Senior Casey Herman on the three-meter diving board (250.05).
*Senior Kelley Barr in the 200 IM (2:19.19).
*Calvin’s 200 freestyle relay of senior Emily Roberts, senior Laura Price, Vail and senior Allysa Ludema with a time of 1:43.84 & its 200 medley relay team of sophomore Brianna Vanden Ende, Vail, Roberts and Bressler with a time of 1:53.47.
In the men’s meet, winners from Calvin included:
*Sophomore Ethan Tatum was a winner in the 500 freestyle (5:23.11).
*Sophomore Luke Griffioen in the 100 butterfly (1:00.34).
*Freshman Colin Reynolds on the one-meter diving board (187.10).
*Freshman Stephen Kraft in the 200 IM (2:05.16).
*Calvin’s 200 freestyle relay of sophomore Ross Battoclette, senior Jon Herrema, Tatum and senior Kurt VanAllsburg with a time of 1:31.66.
Both Calvin teams return to action next Friday with the women competing against Alma and Saint Mary’s and the men competing against Alma.
Competition on Friday is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at Calvin’s Venema Aquatic Center.