Swimming and Diving Teams Defeat Alma in MIAA Dual Meets
Sunday, February 01, 2009
ALMA—The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up dual meet victories at Alma on Saturday with the women’s team defeating the Alma women’s team 137-86 while the men’s team defeated the Alma men’s team 124-84.
The Calvin women’s swimming and diving team is now 6-3 in dual meet competition while the Calvin men’s team is 2-6.
The women’s competition was once again highlighted by the performance of senior Erica Deur (Holland Christian HS) who shattered a school record for the third consecutive weekend, winning the three-meter board with a score of 315.20 points, breaking her previous record of 299.10 (for six dives) set just a week ago in a dual meet against Hope. Deur also won the one-meter competition with a score of 294.05.
Other individual winners for the Calvin women included junior Emily Roberts (Dekalb, IL) in the 1,000 freestyle (11:20.37), junior Maggie Vail (Portage Northern HS) in the 50 freestyle (25.94) and 100 freestyle (55.35), sophomore Kelley Barr (Dover, DE) in the 200 IM (2:22.16), senior Julie Wolfe (Westerville, OH) in the 100 fly (1:00.63), junior Laura Price (Warren, PA) in the 100 backstroke (1:02.54) and sophomore Jean Buteyn (Eden Prairie, MN) in the 500 free (5:33.39).
In the men’s competition, Calvin picked up individual victories from sophomore Tyler Westman (Naperville, IL) in the 1,000 freestyle (11:12.48) and 500 freestyle (5:15.27), senior Keith Conrad (Wheaton, IL) in the 200 free (1:50.66) and 100 fly (54.25), freshman Ethan Tatum (Grand Rapids Christian HS) in the 200 IM (2:08.93) and freshman Ross Battoclette (Cincinnati, OH) in the 100 freestyle (50.34).