Swimming and Diving Teams Capture Dual Meet Wins at Alma
Sunday, November 03, 2013
ALMA - The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up MIAA dual meet victories at Alma on Saturday. The Calvin men defeated Alma 157.5-84.5 to move to 2-1 on the season while the Calvin women defeated Alma 163-63 to improve to 3-1 on the year.
In the men’s competition, Calvin received victories from the following individuals:
*Freshman Brett Stoughton (Centerville, IN/Centerville HS) in the 1,000 freestyle (10:30.87) and 200 backstroke (2:02.12).
*Sophomore Aaron Venema (Grand Haven/Grand Haven HS) in the 200 freestyle (1:48.69).
*Sophomore Brandon Muma (Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Eastern HS) in the 50 freestyle (22.85) and 100 freestyle (49.42).
*Sophomore Caleb Meindertsma (Annondale, VA/Trinity Christian HS) in the 400 IM (4:26.18).
*Freshman Dirk Tanis (Holland/Holland Christian HS) on the one-meter diving board (255.35) and three-meter diving board (207.95).
*Junior Andrew Vanderlei (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) in the 200 butterfly (2:00.97).
*Calvin’s 200 freestyle relay team of freshman Eli Holstege (Kewsick, VA/Covenant HS), senior Peter Johnson (Home Schooled), Venema and senior Andrew Mitchell (Iron Mountain/Kingsford HS) also won in a time of 1:30.62 while its 400 medley relay team of Mitchell, sophomore Johnson Cochran (Mount Vernon, OH/Mount Vernon), Stoughton and junior Alex Baumann (Holland/Holland Christian HS) won in a time of 3:38.48.
On the women’s side, the following individuals took first place:
*Junior Erika Waugh (Berne, IN/South Adams HS) in the 1,000 freestyle (11:16.73).
*Sophomore Michaela Rookus (Hudsonville/Hudsonville HS) in the 200 freestyle (2:01.13) and 200 backstroke (2:16.09).
*Senior Kristen Kinzer (Fort Wayne, IN/Homestead HS) in the 50 freestyle (26.19) and 200 IM (2:21.94).
*Junior Lexi Scot (Richmond, IN/Richmond HS) in the 400 IM (4:54.90).
*Freshman Adrienne Wesselius (Sioux Center, IA/Unity Christian HS) in the 100 freestyle (56.85).
*Junior Alex Dhaenens (Howell/Howell HS) in the 500 freestyle (5:43.47).
*Junior Rebecca Mumby (Spring Lake/Spring Lake HS) on the three-meter diving board (234.20).
*Calvin’s 200 freestyle relay team of Wesselius, junior Kathryn Wrobel (Arden Hills, MN/Mounds View HS), freshman Nicole Karl (Riverview/Riverview Community HS) and junior Betsy Otten (Sheboygan, WI/Sheboygan County Christian HS) also won in a time of 1:45.77 while its 400 medley relay team of Waugh, Scott, Kinzer and senior Margaret Rechel (Worthington, OH/Thomas Worthington HS) won in a time of 4:11.91.
Both teams will now prepare to compete next Friday in a triangular at home with Olivet Nazarene and Wayne State.