Ryan Gelderloos Named MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week

Ryan Gelderloos Named MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week

For the first time in his collegiate career, Calvin College sophomore Ryan Gelderloos has been named MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week.

A native of Grand Rapids and a graduate of Grand Rapids Christian High School, Gelderloos piled up multiple personal best times this past weekend at the Calvin Winter Invitational.

In the 100 butterfly, Gelderloos clocked a personal best time of 51.91 in the prelims on Saturday morning and later took 13th in the evening finals with a time of 51.95.

In the 200 butterfly, he took 15th with a time of 1:58.34. In the morning prelims, he produced a personal best time of 1:57.39. In the 200 IM he came up with a season best time of 1:58.93 that was good for 13th place.

He helped his 400 freestyle relay team placed 10th with a personal best time of 47.49 in the leadoff leg.

In the prelims of the 400 IM, he clocked a personal best time of 4:19.54. He was also a part of Calvin's 800 freestyle relay team that placed 11th, swimming a time of 1:46.96 as the relay's anchor leg. In addition, he was a part of Calvin's 12th place 200 medley relay team that recorded a time of 1:34.40.

Over the three-day invitational, Calvin recorded a final team total of 1,230 points, trailing only Division II Northern Michigan (2,042 points) and Grand Valley State (1,910 points).