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Two members of the Calvin women’s diving team competed on the one-meter board at the NCAA III Regional hosted by Denison University in Granville, Ohio, February 28 and March 1. Those two divers were junior Rebecca Mumby (Spring Lake/Spring Lake HS) and sophomore Sarah Roth (Brighton/Brighton HS). Friday’s competition for the women began with the three-meter board. Mumby placed 18th with an 11-dive total of 371.25 while Roth was 19th at 369.70. On Saturday, Roth took 18th with a score of 376.00 points while Mumby took 21st with a score of 364.25 points.Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Calvin menís swimming and diving team will send six individuals to the upcoming NCAA III Championships in Indianapolis while the Calvin womenís team still has a chance to send two of its members. Representing the Calvin menís team will be senior Andrew Mitchell (Iron Mountain/Kingsford HS), junior Alex Baumann (Holland/Holland Christian HS), sophomores Aaron Venema (Grand Haven/Grand Haven HS), Mitch Schroder (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) and Johnson Cochran (Mount Vernon, OH/Mount Vernon HS) and freshman Brett Stoughton (Centerville, IN/Centerville HS). Calvin will compete in all five relays as the members of its 400 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay team made the final qualification cut. Calvin also achieved conditional qualifying times in the 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay and will be able to swim as optional entries in those three events. Venema, Mitchell, Cochran and Stoughton will also compete in a plethora of individual events. The Calvin womenís team will have two of its divers competing at an NCAA III qualifying regional meet this Friday and Saturday at Denison University. Competing for Calvin at the regional in Granville, Ohio, will be junior Rebecca Mumby (Spring Lake/Spring Lake HS) and sophomore Lizz Roth (Brighton/Brighton HS). Roth will be competing at the regional competition for the second straight year.Friday, February 21, 2014 All-MIAA Women's Swimming and Diving Teams
Five members of the Calvin women’s swimming and diving team have received All-MIAA accolades led by sophomore Michaela Rookus who has been named the MIAA’s Most Valuable Swimmer. Rookus is the sixth individual in Calvin women’s swimming history to be named the league’s Most Valuable Swimmer, joining Katie Nagelkirk (2002 & 2003), Rebekah Weima (2004-2007), Emily Roberts (2009), Maggie Vail (2010) and Elizabeth Counsell (2011). Calvin’s Erica Deur (2006-2009) and Samantha Klaasen (2011-2013) have also received MIAA Most Valuable Diver honors from Calvin. Joining Rookus on the All-MIAA women’s swimming and diving team from Calvin are sophomore Sarah Roth and juniors Lexi Scott, Erika Waugh and Kathryn Wrobel.