Women’s Swimming & Diving Claims Seven All-MIAA Selections

Women’s Swimming & Diving Claims Seven All-MIAA Selections

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Seven members of the Calvin swimming & diving team received All-MIAA honors on Tuesday afternoon. Calvin won its 13th straight MIAA title on Saturday at the Holland Community Aquatic Center with 868 points, 181 points ahead of Hope in second place.

Abby Van Harn A junior from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Van Harn is claiming All-MIAA honors for the third-straight year. At the MIAA Championships, she claimed the Most Valuable Swimmer honors with three individual victories in the 50 freestyle, 100-yard freestyle and in the 200-yard freestyle  and was on three victorious relay teams in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the 400-yard freestyle relay and in the 800-yard freestyle relay. Her time of 50.85 in the 100-yard freestyle tied her own MIAA record. She was also a part of the 400-yard freestyle relay that broke the MIAA record at 3:28.50.

Sarah Bradley -- A junior from Wheaton, Illinois, Bradley has earned All-MIAA honors for the second-straight year. Bradley claimed the Most Valuable Diver award, with victories at the 1-meter event with a score of 461.85 and won the 3-meter event at 459.35.

Anna Serino -- A sophomore from Pinckney, Michigan, Serino is being named to the All-MIAA team for the second-straight year. She recorded a first-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle at 5:04.54. Serino was also a part of the winning 800-yard freestyle relay and the MIAA record-breaking 400-yard freestyle relay. She also notched second-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle and 1650-freestyle.

Rachel Mattson A junior from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Mattson is on the All-MIAA team for the second-straight year. She swam the final leg of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay and swam in the MIAA record-breaking 400-yard freestyle relay. Mattson also finished third in the 100-yard freestyle at 52.87 and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle at 24.48.

Emily Gunderson A freshman from Ann Arbor, Michigan, has claimed All-MIAA honors for the first time. She was the leadoff swimmer in the winning 200-yard freestyle relay. Gunderson also clocked in a third-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle at 23.95, finished in fifth in the 100-yard freestyle and sixth in the 100-yard butterfly. She also swam in the 200-yard medley relay and in the 400-yard medley relay.

Kendall Murphy A sophomore from Modesto, California, has been selected to the MIAA team for the first time. Murphy swam the third leg of the winning 800-yard freestyle relay. She also took third in the 500-yard freestyle at 5:09.86, fourth in the 200-yard butterfly at 2:12.27 and sixth in the 400-yard individual medley at 4:50.25.

Madelyn Smith A sophomore from Allegan, Michigan, is being named to the All-MIAA team for the first time. Smith started off the MIAA record-breaking 400-yard freestyle relay at the MIAA Championships and also was the leadoff swimmer in the winning 800-yard freestyle relay. She also finished in second place in the 100-yard freestyle at 52.56. Smith recorded a fifth-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle at 5:11.62 and touched the wall at 59.46 to take sixth place in the 100-yard backstroke.