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Women’s Swimming Wins at Olivet - Men’s Team Defeated By Comets

Saturday, November 15, 2008

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OLIVET—The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team dropped a 127-85 dual meet at Olivet while the Calvin women’s team defeated the host Comets in dual meet action 118-111.

In the women’s competition, individual winners for Calvin included senior Julie Wolfe (Westernville, OH) in the 200 freestyle (2:03.20), junior Maggie Vail (Portage Northern HS) in the 50 freestyle (25.63), junior Emily Roberts (Dekalb, IL) in the 200 IM (2:18.98) and 100 freestyle (56.47), junior Kelley Barr () in the 200 butterfly (2:31.56)2: and sophomore Monica Bressler () in the 200 backstroke (2:18.39).

Calvin’s 200 medley relay team of Bressler, Roberts, Wolfe and senior Cara VanWoerkom (Calvin Christian HS) also won with a time of 1:51.91.

On the men’s side, Calvin picked up a win from freshman Ethan Tatum (Grand Rapids Christian HS) in the 500 freestyle (5:17.68), senior Dennis Steenbergen (Aylmer, ON) on the three-meter board (217.55) and senior Keith Conrad (Wheaton, IL) in the 200 breaststroke (2:22.44).

Calvin’s 200 freestyle relay team of Tatum, junior Jon Herrema (Grand Rapids Christian HS), junior Kurt VanAllsburg (Grand Rapids Christian HS) and freshman Greg Gorham () won with a time of 1:32.51.

Both Calvin teams are back in action on Saturday in a triangular hosted by Wayne State University Denison also competing in the meet.

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