Calvin Men's Swimming and Diving Fall to Division II Grand Valley State

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.

Senior Brett Stoughton (Centerville, Ind./Centerville HS) had a big afternoon for Calvin in the meet, placing second in the 200 butterfly (1:59.08) and 100 butterfly (52.37) and third in the 200 IM (2:02.17).

Brothers Ben and Eli Holstege (Keswick, Va./Covenant HS) also had strong afternoons. Ben Holstege took second in the 100 backstroke (51.60) while older brother Eli Holstege was second in the 100 breaststroke (59.97).

Freshman Brian Goins (Rochester, Mich./Rochester Adams HS) was third in the 1,000 freestyle (10:30.54). Freshman Tim Randall was third in the 200 freestyle (1:49.31) and in the 500 freestyle (5:02.69).

In the 50 freestyle, sophomore Jared Britton (Falls Church, Va./George Mason HS) led a 2-4-5 Calvin finish as he place second (22.16), Randall placed fourth (22.56) and freshman Luke Herman (Waterford, Wisc./Burlington HS) was fifth (22.95).

In the three meter diving competition, junior Michael Moentmann (Solon, Oh./Solon HS) was fourth (265.15) while placing second on the one-meter board (227.50). Moentmann was part of a 2-3-4-5 Calvin finish on the one-meter board as senior Dirk Tanis (Holland, Mich./Holland Christian HS) was third (221.45), freshman Dan Karel (Zeeland, Mich./Hudsonville HS) fourth (204.85) and junior Brian Bolton (Muskegon Heights, Mich./East Kentwood HS) fifth (180.35).

In the 200 medley relay, the Calvin team of junior Skyler Fish (Ionia, Mich./Ionia HS), Eli Holstege, Stoughton and Britton took second (1:34.64). Calvin's 400 freestyle relay of Ben Holstege, Fish, freshman Tristan Hazlett (Lutz, Fl./Home Schooled), and Eli Holstege took second in a time of 3:15.84.

Calvin is back in action next Saturday, competing in a dual meet at Olivet beginning at 1 p.m.