Men's Swimming & Diving

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.