JENISON, Michigan, February 19. KALAMAZOO outdueled three-time defending champion Hope to win its first MIAA men's swimming and diving championship since 2003, while Calvin won its seventh consecutive women's championship Saturday at the conference meet at the Jenison High School Aquatics Center.
Final Men's Team Scores: 1. Kalamazoo 815. 2. Hope 775. 3. Olivet 672. 4. Calvin 486. 5. Albion 292. 6. Alma 220.
Final Women's Team Scores: 1. Calvin 850. 2. Hope 679. 3. Kalamazoo 604. 4. Albion 341. 5. Saint Mary's 314. 6. Olivet 297. 7. Alma 235.
MIAA Meet Honors:
Men's Most Valuable Swimmer: Craig Fleming, Kalamazoo
Women's Most Valuable Swimmer: Elizabeth Counsell, Calvin
Men's Most Valuable Diver: Andrew Krafft, Calvin
Women's Most Valuable Diver: Samantha Klaasen, Calvin
Saturday's event winners:
Women's 1,650 Freestyle: Sarah Sohn, Hope, 17:26.38 (dc, MIAA record)
Men's 1,650 Freestyle: Josh Grabijas, Hope, 15:57.27 (dc)
Women's 200 Backstroke: Monica Bressler, Calvin, 2:09.02 (dc)
Men's 200 Backstroke: Kellen Beckwith, Olivet, 1:51.20
Women's 100 Freestyle: Libby Westrate, Hope, :52.45 (dc)
Men's 100 Freestyle: Craig Fleming, Kalamazoo, :44.02 (dc, MIAA record)
Women's 200 Breaststroke: Elizabeth Counsell, Calvin, 2:19.74 (MIAA record)
Men's 200 Breaststroke: Chris Manning, Kalamazoo, 2:03.66 (dc)
Women's 200 Butterfly: Katie Grue, Kalamazoo, 2:09.76
Men's 200 Butterfly: Rafe Maxwell, Olivet, 1:53.61 (dc)
Women's 1-Meter Diving:Samantha Klaasen, Calvin, 432.95 pts.
Women's 400 Freestyle Relay: Calvin (Monica Bressler, Rachel Colasurdo, Maria Sedjo, Stephie Fox), 3:34.03
Men's 400 Freestyle Relay: Kalamazoo (Brian Bazzell, Chris Manning, Alex Armstrong, Craig Fleming), 3:03.17
(dc)-denotes defending champion
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