Swimming and Diving


BW Swimming & Diving Teams Compete at First Day of Calvin College Winter Invitational

Nate Brown

Day One Results

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN -- The Baldwin Wallace University men and women's swimming and diving teams competed on day one (Thursday, December 1) of the Calvin College Winter Invitational at the Venema Aquatic Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The women's quartet of junior Kelsey Richards (Wadsworth), sophomores Emma Gerdes (Avon) and Caitlin Wilson (Wycombe, Pa. (Council Rock North) and freshman Kayla Eyster (Canton, Mich./ Plymouth-Canton) placed 19th in a time of 8:46.64 in the 800-yard free relay. In the 1650-yard freestyle senior Danielle Miller (Van Wert) placed 28th as she finished in a time of 19:47.07.

For the men, in the 800-yard freestyle relay a team consisted of juniors Chris Tuttle (North Royalton) and Matt Zych (Des Plaines, Ill./ Maine West) and sophomores Patrick Donohoe (Columbus/Bishop Watterson) and Ryan Stover (Napolean) finished in a time of 7:36.58 which placed them 14th. In the 1650-yard frestyle junior Nathan Brown (Columbia Station/ Olmsted Falls) placed 17th as he finished in a time of 19:00.

Day two prelims begin at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow with finals slated to start to 6 p.m. The meet wraps up on Saturday with start times once again at 10:00 a.m. and finals beginning at 6:00 p.m.

FOR MORE BW Sports Information, please contact Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327 and e-mail at kruple@bw.edu. or Assistant SID Jeff Miller by phone at 440-826-2780 and email at jefmille@bw.edu Fans can access the latest BW athletics information at www.bw.edu/athletics and we invite you to join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bwyellowjackets and Twitter at http://twitter.com/bwathletics.

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