Men's Swimming & Diving

December 1, 2016 Men’s Swimming Starts Third at Calvin Invite The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team recorded some fast times at the Calvin Invite on Thursday night. The Knights are currently in third place with 130 points, behind Grand Valley and Northern Michigan.
November 21, 2016 Calvin's Brett Stoughton Named MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week For Fourth Time in Career For the fourth time in his collegiate career, Calvin College junior Brett Stoughton has been named MIAA Swimmer of the Week.
November 19, 2016 Men’s Swimming & Diving Dominates Alma The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team improved to 2-3 and 2-0 in the MIAA with a 186-23 victory over Alma. The Knights swept the Scots and won all 13 events.
November 18, 2016 Wayne State Sinks Men’s Swimming & Diving The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team fell at Wayne State on Friday night, 134.5-98.5. The Knights recorded first-place points in three events.
November 7, 2016 Calvin College Sophomore Ben Holstege Named MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week For the first time in his collegiate career, Calvin College sophomore Ben Holstege has been named the MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week.
November 6, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Takes Second at Calvin Quad The Calvin men's swimming and diving team took second at its own Calvin Quad that included 21st-ranked Albion, 24th-ranked Carthage and Ohio Northern.
November 4, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving a Close Second Through Day One of Calvin Quad GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team had a strong first day of competition at the Calvin Quadrangular held inside the Venema Aquatic Center Friday evening.
October 29, 2016 No. 16 Men’s Swimming & Diving Downs Olivet The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team picked up its first victory of the year at Olivet on Saturday. The Knights improved to 1-1 on season with a 160-97 victory at Olivet.
October 27, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Ranked 16th in Opening CSCAA Division III Top 25 Poll The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams have cracked the initial College Swim Coaches Association of America Division III Top 25 poll.
October 22, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Fall to Division II Grand Valley State The Calvin men's swimming and diving team fell to Division II Grand Valley State 225-74 in dual meet action Saturday afternoon inside the Venema Aquatic Center.
October 21, 2016 Men’s Swimming & Diving Wins Four Events at MIAA Relays The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team started the season winning four events at the MIAA Relays. There was no team scoring at the event.
October 20, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Set to Launch 2016-17 Season The Calvin men's swimming and diving will launch its 2016-17 campaign Friday night at the MIAA Relays at the Holland Aquatic Center.
June 22, 2016 Six Members of Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Receive Academic Honors From CSCAA Six members of the Calvin men's swimming and diving team have received academic honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America.
June 17, 2016 Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Receive CSCAA Team Scholar All-America Awards The Calvin College men's and women's swimming and diving teams have once again received academic awards from the College Swim Coaches Association of America.
June 6, 2016 Calvin's Brett Stoughton Named CoSIDA Academic All-American Calvin College junior Brett Stoughton has been named a CoSIDA Division III Academic All-American.
May 16, 2016 Calvin Announces 2016 Recipients of Bere' Memorial and Kay Tiemersma Awards GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan -- Calvin College has announced the 2016 recipients of its highest athletic honors: the Beré Memorial Award and the Kay Tiemersma Athletic Award.
May 12, 2016 Brett Stoughton Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team in Men's At-Large Division For the second consecutive year, Calvin College junior Brett Stoughton has been named to the Division III CoSIDA Academic All-District VI team in the men's at-large division.
March 19, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Finishes 15th at NCAA III Championships GREENSBORO, NC - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team used three NCAA III Honorable Mention All-America performances on Saturday night to earn its first Top 20 team finish at the national meet since 2003.
March 19, 2016 Johnson Cochran Claims All-America Honors in 100 Breaststroke at NCAA III Championships GREENSBORO, NC - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team picked up its first All-America berth of the NCAA III Championships on Friday and it came from a familiar source.
March 17, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Picks Up More Points at NCAA III Championships GREENSBORO, NC - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team continues to pick up points at the NCAA III Championships.
March 17, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Pick up Points on Day One of NCAA III Championships GREENSBORO, NC - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team scored in two events on day one of the NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships. The Knights are in 21st place with a total of 12 points.
March 15, 2016 Schroder Twins Strike Special Bond on the Way to the NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships By Mark DeHaan Go to any sporting event on a college campus and you would be hard-pressed to find a team that has a closer bond than the swimming and diving team.
March 13, 2016 Meindertsma Making it Happen as Standout Career Nears Finish Line By Makenzie Vos The Calvin men's swimming and diving team has had another successful season and senior Caleb Meindertsma has been a big reason why.
March 3, 2016 Calvin Weekly Sports Report Previews Upcoming NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships The Calvin Weekly Sports Report features the Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams that will sending a combined 19 individuals to the NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships.
February 27, 2016 Michael Moentmann Qualifies for NCAA III Championships With Strong Regional Diving Performance The Calvin men finished the NCAA Regionals on Saturday at Denison University on the 3-meter boards.
February 26, 2016 Men’s Divers Have Strong Friday at NCAA Regionals The Calvin divers had a strong start at the 2016 NCAA Regionals on Friday afternoon. The Calvin men competed on the 1-meter boards on Friday.
February 26, 2016 Men’s Swimming & Diving Records Record 11 All-MIAA Selections The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team recorded a record 11 All-MIAA selections earlier today. The previous school record was eight, set in 2015. Last weekend the Knights won their third-straight MIAA Championship. Calvin finished with 951.5 points, the highest point total in the history of the men’s MIAA Championships.
February 25, 2016 Calvin Divers Set to Compete at NCAA III Regional at Denison University Four members of the Calvin men's and women's diving program will be competing at the NCAA III Diving Regional Friday and Saturday on the campus of Denison University in Granville, Ohio.
February 24, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Sending Record 11 Swimmers to NCAA III Championships The Calvin men's swimming and diving team will be sending a record 11 individuals to the NCAA III Championships scheduled to be held March 16-19 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
February 22, 2016 Final Notes on 2016 MIAA Swimming and Diving Championships On Saturday, the Calvin men's swimming and diving team wrapped up its third consecutive MIAA title, finishing in first place at the league championships with 951.5 points, marking the highest point total in the history of the MIAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships.
February 21, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Captures Third Straight MIAA Title The Calvin men's swimming and diving team sealed its third straight MIAA title on Saturday night with a record-breaking set of performances on the final day of competition at the MIAA Championships.
February 19, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Continues to Roll at MIAA Championships By Gina de Haan The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team continued to roll on the third day of the 2016 MIAA Championships at the Venema Aquatic Center.
February 18, 2016 Men’s Swimming Rewrites Record Book at MIAA Championships The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team extended its lead at the 2016 MIAA Championships on Thursday at the Venema Aquatic Center. The Knights scored 312.5 points on Thursday for a two-day total of 352.5 and were victorious in three of the six events. Calvin is currently 112 points ahead of Albion in second place at 230.5. The Knights recorded five school records on Thursday.
February 17, 2016 Men’s Swimming Starts MIAA Championships in Record Fashion The Calvin men’s swimming team started the 2016 MIAA Championships in record-breaking fashion. The Knights finished the first night of competition in first place with 40 points.
February 16, 2016 Four-time Swimming All-American Finds His Path at Calvin College Calvin College senior Johnson Cochran will be competing at the MIAA Swimming and Diving Championships this weekend at Calvin's Venema Aquatic Center.
January 30, 2016 No. 13 Swimming & Diving Dunk Hornets, 148-93 The No. 13 Knights sailed over the Kalamazoo Hornets on Senior Day at the Venema Aquatic Center on Saturday, 148-93. The victory propels the Knights to 9-3 on the season.
January 27, 2016 Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Named to CSCAA Scholar All-America Honor Roll The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams have been named to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America honor roll.
January 25, 2016 Mitch Schroder Subject of MIAA Student Spotlight Feature Calvin College senior Mitch Schroder is the subject of a video interview on the student spotlight section of the MIAA website.
January 23, 2016 No. 13 Men’s Swimming & Diving Splits at DePauw The No. 13 Calvin men’s swimming & diving team split at a tri-meet at DePauw with Chicago. The Knights fell to the No. 10 Maroons of Chicago, 125-112 and defeated the No. 21 host Tigers of DePauw, 147-90. Calvin is now 8-3 on the season.
January 16, 2016 No. 13 Men’s Swimming & Diving Blasts Britons, 158-139 The No. 13 Knights defeated MIAA rival Albion on Saturday, 158-139. The win improves Calvin to 7-2 on the year and 5-0 against MIAA competition. The Knights picked up nine victories on the afternoon.
January 13, 2016 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Ranked 13th in CSCAA Division III Top 25 Poll The Calvin men's swimming and diving team is ranked 13th in the latest Division III Top 25 poll released by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
January 11, 2016 Brett Stoughton named MIAA Swimmer of the Week The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) has named Brett Stoughton the Swimmer of the Week. Stoughton helped the No. 10 Knights defeat Alma and Hope last weekend.
January 9, 2016 No. 10 Knights Sink Hope, 190-98 The No. 10 men’s swimming and diving team sank archrival Hope on Saturday, 190-98. The win improves the Knights to 6-2 on the year and 4-0 against MIAA competition.
January 8, 2016 No. 10 Men’s Swimming & Diving Sweeps Alma, 128-25 The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team improved to 5-2 with a 128-25 victory over Alma on Friday night. The Knights took first place in every event on the night.
January 4, 2016 Calvin Swim Coach Looks Back and Looks Ahead On 2015-16 Season The Calvin Sports Information office caught up with head Calvin swim coach Dan Gelderloos to talk about the first semester performances and also look ahead to 2016 in a mid-season podcast.
December 17, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Ranked 10th in CSCAA Division III Top 25 Poll The Calvin men's swimming and diving team is ranked 10th in the latest Division III Top 25 poll conducted by the College Swim Coaches Association.
December 5, 2015 Men’s Swimming & Diving Takes Second at Calvin Invite The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team finished the Calvin Invite in third place. Calvin finished the three-day invitational with a score of 1372.5. Grand Valley took first place at 1978. For a second-straight day a school record fell.
December 5, 2015 Men’s Swimming & Diving has Record Friday The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team is in second place at the Calvin Invite after two days. The Knights have recorded 805.5 points in the last two days. Grand Valley leads at 1019. Friday saw two records fall.
December 3, 2015 Men’s Swimming in Second Place at Calvin Invite The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team is in second place after the first day of the three-day Calvin Invite. The Knights recorded 144 points and only trail Northern Michigan at 159.
November 23, 2015 Ben Holstege Named MIAA Swimmer of the Week The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Ben Holstege its Swimmer of the Week after his second-place finish in the 100 backstroke against Wayne State on Friday.
November 20, 2015 Men’s Swimming & Diving Falls to Wayne State The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team fell to Wayne State on Friday night, 132-106.
November 16, 2015 Michael Moentmann Named MIAA Diver of the Week The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Michael Moentmann its Diver of the Week after winning both diving events in the 161-137 win over Wheaton on Saturday.
November 14, 2015 No. 12 Men’s Swimming & Diving Defeats Wheaton The No. 12 men’s swimming & diving team defeated Wheaton on Saturday afternoon, 161-137. The win improves the Knights to 5-1 on the year. Calvin seven eight events on the day.
November 11, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Ranked 12th by College Swim Coaches Association The first set of Division III national rankings have been released by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America and the Calvin men's swimming and diving team is ranked 12th.
November 7, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Takes 1st Place at Calvin Quad The Calvin men's swimming and diving team took first place at the Calvin Quad Saturday, finishing the two-day competition with a team total of 967.5 points.
November 6, 2015 No. 17 Men’s Swimming & Diving Leads Quad after Day One The men’s swimming & diving team leads the quad meet with Albion, Carthage and Ohio Northern after Friday. The knights tallied 323.5 points, with Carthage in second place at 261. Calvin recorded two victories in six events on the evening.
November 3, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Ranked 17th by Collegeswimming.com The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams are both ranked in the latest Collegeswimming.com Division III Top 25 polls.
October 31, 2015 Men’s Swimming & Diving Sinks Olivet, 237-34 The Calvin men defeated Olivet on Saturday afternoon, 237-34. The win improves the Knights to 1-1 on the season. Calvin won 15 of the 16 events on Saturday.
October 24, 2015 Men’s Swimming & Diving Dominates MIAA Relays The Calvin men won 10 of the 12 relays on Saturday at the MIAA Relays.
October 23, 2015 Men’s Swimming & Diving Falls to Grand Valley The Calvin men’s swimming & diving team fell to Grand Valley State on Friday night. The Lakers beat the Knights, 184-59. Calvin is now 0-1 on the season.
October 19, 2015 2015-16 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Outlook The Calvin Knights will head into the 2015-16 men's swimming and diving season as the two-time defending MIAA champions.
July 1, 2015 Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors The Calvin College men's and women's swimming and diving teams have once again received academic awards from the College Swim Coaches Association of America. Both teams have received the CSCAA Team Scholar All-America Award.
May 14, 2015 Brett Stoughton Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team in Men's At-Large Division Calvin College sophomore Brett Stoughton has been named to the Division III Capital One Academic All-District team in the at-large division.
March 22, 2015 Calvin Men's Swim Team Finishes 28th at NCAA III Championships SHENANDOAH, TX - The Calvin men's swim team finished 28th at the NCAA III Championships with a team score of 31 points.
March 21, 2015 Johnson Cochran Gains All-America Honors With 7th Place Finish in 100 Breaststroke SHENADOAH, TX – For the third time in his collegiate career, Calvin College junior Johnson Cochran is an NCAA III All-American, placing seventh in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA III Championships Friday night.
March 19, 2015 Calvin Swimming and Diving Contingent Opens Competition at NCAA III Championships SHENANDOAH, TX - The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams opened competition at the NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships but did not advance an individual to the evening finals.
March 19, 2015 Men's Swimming and Diving Team Takes 16th in 400 Medley Relay SHENANDOAH, TX - The Calvin men's 400 medley relay team claimed an honorable mention All-America performance at the NCAA III Championships Thursday night.
March 17, 2015 Brett Stoughton Named Recipient of Elite 89 Award for NCAA III Men's Swimming and Championships Brett Stoughton, a (sophomore) at Calvin College, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2015 NCAA Division III (men’s swimming and diving) Championship.
March 1, 2015 Men's Divers Conclude Competition at NCAA III Regional Calvin concluded competition at the NCAA III Diving Regional on Saturday at the University of Chicago.
February 28, 2015 Calvin Men Compete at NCAA III Diving Regional Sophomore Dirk Tanis and freshman Michael Moentmann represented Calvin at the NCAA III Diving Regional Friday night at the University of Chicago.
February 26, 2015 Calvin Men's Swim Team Sending Five to NCAA III Championships The Calvin men's swim team will be sending five individuals to the upcoming NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships.
February 24, 2015 Calvin Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Teams Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Awards The Calvin College men's and women's swimming and diving teams have once again received academic awards from the College Swim Coaches Association of America.
February 23, 2015 Calvin Lands Record Eight Individuals on All-MIAA Men's Swimming and Diving Team By Mark DeHaan The Calvin men's swimming and diving team has landed a record eight members on the All-MIAA team announced earlier today
February 15, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Repeats as MIAA Champions HOLLAND - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team made it sweet to repeat, capturing its second consecutive MIAA title on Saturday night, placing first at the MIAA Championships with a commanding first place total of 863 points.
February 14, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Finds Spark to Separate From Pack at MIAA Championships HOLLAND - After a sluggish start to the MIAA Championships, the Calvin men's swimming and diving team found a spark of energy on day three of the competition to build a commanding first place total of 613 points.
February 12, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Builds Lead Through Day Two of MIAA Championships HOLLAND - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team holds a 51-point lead through day two of the MIAA Swimming and Diving Championships at the Holland Aquatic Center.
February 11, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Has Strong Opening Day at MIAA Championships HOLLAND – The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team had a strong first day of competition at the MIAA Championships Wednesday evening.
February 10, 2015 Calvin Divers Seeking to Produce Points at MIAA Championships By Jeff Febus The Calvin men's and women's diving contingents hope to produce key points at the upcoming MIAA Championships this week at the Holland Aquatic Center.
February 10, 2015 Calvin Swimmer Subject of Feature Story by Grand Rapids Press/Mlive.com Calvin College junior Johnson Cochran of the Calvin men's swimming and diving team is the subject of a story in today's Grand Rapids Press.
January 26, 2015 Calvin's Johnson Cochran Named MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week FREELAND, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin’s Johnson Cochran its Athlete of the Week in men's swimming and diving for meets through January 24.
January 26, 2015 Dan Gelderloos Looks Back on Rivalry Weekend - Looks Ahead to MIAA Championships Calvin head swim coach Dan Gelderloos sat down with the Calvin Sports Information office Monday afternoon to discuss exciting dual meet victories over rival Hope last Saturday.
January 24, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Celebrates Senior Day With Win Over Hope The Calvin men's swimming and diving team made its 2015 Senior Day a day to remember as the Knights rolled to a 181-113 dual meet victory over rival Hope College Saturday afternoon ast the Venema Aquatic Center.
January 17, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming an Diving Rolls to Dual Meet Victory at Kalamazoo KALAMAZOO - The Calvin men's swimming and diving rolled to a 134-103 victory at Kalamazoo College Friday night.
January 12, 2015 Calvin's Mitch Schroder Named MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week FREELAND, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin’s Mitch Schroder its athlete of the week in men's swimming and diving for meets through January 10.
January 10, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Captures First Place at Calvin Quadrangular The Calvin men's swimming and diving team capped off a first place victory at the Calvin Quadrangular on Saturday, finishing with a two-day total of 1,119 points.
January 10, 2015 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Vaults Into First Place at Calvin Quadrangular The Calvin men's swimming and diving team took a commanding first day lead at the Calvin Quadrangular Friday night in a competition that also includes teams from Albion, Carthage and Ohio Northern.
January 3, 2015 Calvin Swimming and Diving Florida Training Journal Entry #5 Friday, January 2, 2015. (EDITOR'S NOTE: The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams are currently training this week in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Calvin junior Megan Schroder filed the following diary report).
January 2, 2015 Calvin Swimming and Diving Florida Training Journal Entry #4 (EDITOR'S NOTE: The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams are currently training this week in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Calvin junior Mitch Schroder filed the following diary report).
December 31, 2014 Calvin Swimming and Diving Florida Training Journal Entry #3 (EDITOR'S NOTE: The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams are currently training this week in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Calvin freshman Laurel Luke filed the following diary report).
December 30, 2014 Calvin Swimming and Diving Florida Training Journal Entry #2 (EDITOR'S NOTE: The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams are currently training this week in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Calvin sophomore Marshall Campbell filed the following diary report).
December 29, 2014 Calvin Swimming and Diving Florida Training Journal Entry #1 (EDITOR'S NOTE: The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams are currently training this week in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Calvin senior Rebecca Mumby filed the following diary report).
December 6, 2014 Vincent Brothers Help Power Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team to 2nd Place at Winter Invitational The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team completed a successful three days of competition at its own Calvin Winter Invitational Saturday night, placing second with 633 points.
December 5, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving in Second Place Through Day Two of Winter Invitational By John Leerar The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team ended the second day of the Calvin Winter Invitational in second place. The Knights currently have 370 points while Grand Valley State University leads the way with 675 points.
December 4, 2014 Meindertsma Shatters 1,650 Free Record on Day One of Calvin Winter Invitational Calvin opened competition at the three-day Calvin Winter Invitational on a record-setting note as junior Caleb Meindertsma (Annandale, VA/Trinity Christian HS) took second in the 1,650 freestyle with a school record time of 15:57.72.
November 19, 2014 Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Crack National Polls The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams have cracked the first set of national polls conducted by the College Swim Coaches Association of America this season.
November 16, 2014 Men's Swimming and Diving Defeats Olivet in Dual Meet OLIVET - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team defeated Olivet 128-38 Saturday afternoon. The Knights are now 4-2 in dual meet action.
November 15, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Drops Dual Meet at Wayne State DETROIT – The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team dropped a 137-101 dual meet decision at Wayne State Friday night.
November 10, 2014 Brett Stoughton Named MIAA Athlete of the Week in Men's Swimming and Diving FREELAND, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin's Brett Stoughton its Men's Athlete of the Week in swimming and diving for meets through November 8.
November 8, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Captures Dual Meet Win Over Alma WHEATON, IL - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team recorded a 157-105 dual meet victory at Wheaton on Saturday.
November 3, 2014 Mitch Schroder Named MIAA Men's Athlete of the Week in Men's Swimming and Diving FREELAND, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin’s Mitch Schroder its Athlete of the Week in men's swimming and diving for meets through November 2.
November 2, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Claims Dual Meet Win Over Alma SAGINAW – The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team rolled to a 237-39 dual meet victory over Alma Saturday afternoon on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University.
October 25, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Defeats Albion in Dual Meet The Calvin men's swimming and diving team evened its season dual meet record at 1-1 with a 187-111 win over Albion Saturday inside the Venema Aquatic Center.
October 24, 2014 Men's Swimming and Diving Drops Dual Meet to Grand Valley State The Calvin men's swimming and diving team welcomed Division II Grand Valley State University to the Venema Aquatic Center Friday night and dropped a 177-65 decision to the Lakers.
October 18, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Opens Year at MIAA Relays HOLLAND - The annual MIAA Swimming and Diving Relays opened up the season for the Calvin men's swimming and diving teamSaturday at the Holland Aquatic Center.
October 15, 2014 2014-15 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Preview The Calvin men's swimming and diving team will open its 2014-15 campaign on Saturday at the MIAA Relays. The Knights are the defending MIAA champions.
July 10, 2014 Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Receive Academic Honors from CSCAA The Calvin College men's and women's swimming and diving teams have once again received academic awards from the College Swim Coaches Association of America
May 6, 2014 Calvin C' Club Announces Nominations for C' Club Awards Knight The Calvin C' Club is proud to announce the nominations for the upcoming Calvin C' Club Awards Knight scheduled to take place inside Van Noord Arena May 15.
March 28, 2014 A Video Look Back at Calvin's Historic Run to MIAA Swimming and Diving Titles The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams captured MIAA titles this past February inside the Venema Aquatic Center. The title was the first-ever for the Calvin men while the Calvin women's team captured its 10th consecutive league crown.
March 22, 2014 Cochran 5th in 200 Breaststroke - Calvin Men's Swim Team 21st as Team at NCAA III Championships INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Fueled by another All-America berth by sophomore Johnson Cochran, the Calvin men's swimming and diving team posted a top-25 team finish at the NCAA III Championships Saturday night. The Knights finished 21st in the final team standings with 42 points after Cochran claimed a fifth place finish in the 200 breaststroke with a school record time of 2:00.44.
March 21, 2014 Johnson Cochran is NCAA III All-American in 100 Breaststroke at National Meet INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Calvin produced its first NCAA III All-American and shattered a pair of school records on the third day of competition at the NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI.
March 20, 2014 Calvin 400 Medley Relay Claims Honorable Mention All-America Honors at NCAA Swim Championships INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Calvin men's swim team got on the scoreboard and did so in record-breaking fashion Thursday night at the NCAA III Swimming and Diving Championships at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI.
March 19, 2014 Calvin Men's Swim Team Opens Competition at NCAA III Championships INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Calvin men's swim team opened competition at the NCAA III Championships Wednesday morning. Calvin competed in three events but did not advance a relay or an individual to the Wednesday evening finals.
March 5, 2014 Calvin Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Teams Receive Academic Honors from College Swim Coaches Association The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams have not only produced in the pool but also in the classroom. Both teams were recently named to the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America teams.
March 3, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Sending Six to NCAA III Championships The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team will send six individuals to the upcoming NCAA III Championships in Indianapolis while the Calvin women’s team still has a chance to send two of its members.
February 21, 2014 Calvin Lands Record Seven on All-MIAA Men's Swimming and Diving Team A record seven members of the Calvin men’s swimming and diving team have received All-MIAA honors. Those seven individuals are senior Andrew Mitchell, junior Travis Vincent, sophomores Johnson Cochran, Caleb Meindertsma, Aaron Venema and freshmen Dirk Tanis and Brett Stoughton.
February 19, 2014 Holstege Brothers Critical to Calvin Winter Sports Success By Jacob Kuyvenhoven Athletic siblings are something that can bolster a sports team to the point of an unfair advantage. There are sport-defining examples like Venus and Serena Williams, and smaller examples on seemingly every high school track and soccer team in existence. Calvin College is no different, as the performances of junior Erik Holstege and freshman Eli Holstege have been instrumental in Calvin’s success so far this winter sports season on the track and swimming teams.
February 16, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Captures First-Ever MIAA Title By Mark DeHaan The Calvin men’s swim and dive team entered the fourth and final day of the MIAA Championships looking for its first conference title in program history at Calvin’s Venema Aquatic Center. At the conclusion of the day, Calvin accomplished its long sought-after goal, winning the MIAA title with a first place score of 795 points with Hope second with 669 points.
February 16, 2014 Final Calvin Swimming and Diving News and Notes from MIAA Championships The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrapped up an historic week of competition at the MIAA Championships Saturday night inside the Venema Aquatic Center as both teams captured league titles.
February 14, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Builds Lead at MIAA Swimming and Diving Championships By Mark DeHaan A day after setting the MIAA record in the 800 yard freestyle relay, the Calvin men’s swim and dive team looked to continue its strong swimming on day two of the MIAA Championships.
February 14, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Closing in on First MIAA Title By Mark DeHaan Coming into the third day of the MIAA Swim Championships at the Venema Aquatic Center, the Calvin men's swim and dive team held a 47 point lead over rival Hope College. The Knights lead continued to expand on Friday night as they swept first place in all of the men's events, and Calvin earned a 544-437 lead over Hope as it looked ahead to the final day of competition.
February 13, 2014 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Captures 800 Relay on Day One of MIAA Championships The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team got off to a blazing start on the first night of competition at the MIAA Championships, winning the 800 freestyle relay in an MIAA record and school record time of 6:45.68.
January 25, 2014 Calvin's Aaron Venema Named MIAA Men's Athlete of the Week in Swimming and Diving ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin’s Aaron Venema its Men’s Athlete of the Week in swimming and diving for meets through January 18.
January 18, 2014 Calvin Cruises to Win Over Kalamazoo on Senior Day Competing on Senior Day, the Calvin men's swimming and diving team upped its season dual meet record to 5-3 with an impressive 175-122 victory over visiting Kalamazoo Saturday afternoon inside the Venema Aquatic Center. The victory was Calvin's second-ever over Kalamazoo in dual meet competition and its first since 2006.
January 2, 2014 Journal Entry #2 for Calvin Swimming and Diving Team in Puerto Rico (Editor’s Note - The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are currently training in Puerto Rico this week. The following journal entry is by Calvin junior Rebecca Mumby. More journal entries will continue throughout the week by members of both teams).
January 1, 2014 Journal Entry #1 for Calvin Swimming and Diving Team in Puerto Rico (Editor’s Note - The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are currently training in Puerto Rico this week. The following journal entry is by Calvin junior Alex Baumann. More journal entries will continue throughout the week by members of both teams).
December 13, 2013 Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Hold Spots in National Rankings Fresh off impressive performances at their own Calvin Winter Invitational, the Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams continue to hold lofty spots in the national rankings.
December 9, 2013 Andrew Mitchell Named MIAA Men's Athlete of the Week in Swimming and Diving ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin’s Andrew Mitchell its Men’s Athlete of the Week in swimming and diving for meets through December 8.
December 7, 2013 Calvin Finishes Second at Calvin Winter Invite The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team completed its most successful performance at its own Calvin Winter Invitational Saturday night, finishing second in the final standings with an overall team score of 583 points. Grand Valley State won the men’s competition with a first place team score of 1,320 points.
December 6, 2013 Records Continue to Fall for Knights at Winter Invite The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team continued its strong performance at the Calvin Winter Invitational on Friday, maintaining a hold on second place in the overall team standings with 308 points, 5.5 points ahead of third place Wabash and 12 points ahead of fourth place Kalamazoo. Grand Valley holds the lead with 751 points.
December 5, 2013 Calvin Opens Winter Invite With Record Breaking Performances The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team had a record-breaking night of competition Thursday at the Calvin Winter Invitational, setting four school records and moving into second place with a team score of 85 points. Thursday’s competition featured just the 1,650 freestyle and 800 freestyle relay.
November 16, 2013 Calvin Picks Up Dual Meet Over Olivet The nationally-ranked Calvin men’s swimming and diving team picked up a dual meet victory over Olivet on Saturday, defeating the Comets 161-111. The Calvin men are now 4-3 in dual meet competition.
November 10, 2013 Calvin Defeats Wheaton 177-119 in Dual Meet Action The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams hosted non-conference rival Wheaton Saturday afternoon inside the Venema Aquatic Center. In the men’s meet, Calvin defeated Wheaton 177-119 while the Calvin women were defeated by the Thunder 166-130.
November 8, 2013 Calvin swimming and diving teams compete against Wayne State and Olivet Nazarene The Calvin men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed against Division II power Wayne State and NAIA Olivet Nazerene Friday night at Van Noord Arena. The Calvin women split dual meets, falling to Wayne State 184-58 while defeating Olivet Nazarene 122-114. In the men’s meet, Wayne State defeated Calvin 161-81 and Olivet Nazarene defeated Calvin 156-71.
November 3, 2013 Men's Swimming and Diving Defeats Alma in MIAA Dual Meet ALMA - The Calvin men's swimming and diving team picked up an MIAA dual meet victory at Alma on Saturday. The Calvin men defeated Alma 157.5-84.5 to move to 2-1 on the season.
October 26, 2013 Calvin Swimming and Diving Teams Capture Dual Meets at Albion ALBION - The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams captured MIAA dual meets at Albion Saturday with the Calvin men defeating the Albion men's team 158-133 and the Calvin women defeating the Albion women's team 190-108.
October 25, 2013 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Competes Against GVSU The Calvin men's and women's swimming and diving teams hosted dual meet competition Friday night with GLIAC opponents Grand Valley State and Hillsdale. Hillsdale fields a women's team but does not sponsor men's swimming and diving. In the lone men's dual meet, Grand Valley State defeated Calvin 168-73. On the women's side, Grand Valley defeated Calvin 149-93 but Calvin edged Hillsdale 119-118.
October 22, 2013 Brett Stoughton Named MIAA Athlete of the Week in Men's Swimming and Diving ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin’s Brett Stoughton its Athlete of the Week in men’s swimming and diving for meets through October 19. Stoughton, a freshman from Centerville, Ind. (Centerville HS), helped pace the Knights to a one-two finish in the 200 medley relay at Saturday’s MIAA Relays by posting a meet-best :24.85 50-yard backstroke on the lead leg of the relay. He also swam on four other winning relays – the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 200 backstroke and 400 individual medley. Stoughton is being honored as Athlete of the Week for the first time in his career. Calvin will host Hillsdale and Grand Valley State in a triangular this Friday at 5 p.m. inside the Venema Aquatic Center.
October 20, 2013 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Team Dominates MIAA Relays The Calvin men’s swimming and diving team kicked off its season by hosting the non-scored MIAA Relays Saturday afternoon inside the Venema Aquatic Center.
October 17, 2013 2013-14 Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Preview By Mark DeHaan Coming off its most successful conference finish in program history, the Calvin men’s swimming and diving team is looking to continue improving and compete in every event come this year’s MIAA Championships.