Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Teams Finished the Calvin College Winter Invitational
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN -- The Baldwin Wallace University men and women's swimming and diving teams competed in the final day (Saturday, December 3) of the Calvin College Winter Invitational at the Venema Aquatic Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Yellow Jacket women were led by four-time NCAA Division III All-American junior diver Julie Pinter (Broadview Heights/ Brecksville-Broadview Hts.) who placed second overall in the 1-meter dive with a score of 416.85. Also for the women, the 200-yard medley relay team consisting of sophomores Emma Gerdes (Avon), Angela Musille (Canton/GlenOak), freshman Carli Dugan (Mentor), and junior Kelsey Richards (Wadsworth) finished 16th overall in a time of 1:56.12. Gerdes also placed 12th overall in the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:15.45. Musille also placed 16th overall in the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:32.44.
Leading the men, was senior Nic Null (Shelby/Mansfield St. Peterís) placing 14th in the menís 100-yard freestyle in a time of 49.23. Also for the men junior Chris Tuttle (North Royalton) finished 20th overall in a time of 5:08.37 in the menís 500-yard freestyle. Freshman Bryan Gerber (Sagamore Hills/Nordonia) placed 22nd overall in the menís 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:22.83. Rounding it out for the men was the 200-yard medley relay team consisting of Null, Gerber, sophomore Ryan Stover (Napoleon), and junior Tony Tijerina (Defiance/Napoleon) who finished 18th overall in a time of 1:45.72.
Both teams next meet is on New Years Day, January 1st at Florida Meet in Sarasota, Fla. vs. Kenyon, Washington (Mo.) and U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The next home meet is on January 13th at 4:00 p.m. in the BW Natatorium at The Lou Higgins Center.
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