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Meet of the Week – October 31

Kalamazoo VS Hope As the dual meet season gets into full swing for America’s oldest conference, we would like to welcome back our segment Meet of the Week. This week we’ll take a look at a meet between long time rivals Kalamazoo College and Hope College. Last year in this dual meet match-up the The…
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October 30, 2015 0

On Deck With: Jake Taber

Today we’re excited to launch a new segment that we’re calling On Deck. Our hope here is to shine some light on the people that help make D3swimming great. Coaches, swimmers, divers, alumni, we’re hoping to bring you closer to the people that drive the world of D3 swimming. First up: Jake Taber, Head Coach at…
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September 1, 2015 0

MIAA Season Preview

With the 2014-15 swimming and diving season looming, many questions remain unanswered in the United States oldest college athletic conference. Will Calvin reclaim the conference titles again on both sides? Who will be the runner-up? Will the return of National Champion Diver Will Guedes affect the conference dynamic in any way? How will Olivet fair…
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October 15, 2014 0

Taber to Albion

In a surprising intra-conference move, Jake Taber has become the new head coach at Albion College. Full article

March 26, 2012 0

2012 MIAA Preview

Let’s break down this exciting meet one race at a time. 800 Freestyle Relay Women – Hope won this meet last year despite trailing severely going into the last leg. They return all of those ladies to this year’s squad and a repeat could be slightly more than a formality. Calvin, however, may disagree. They…
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February 10, 2012 0

Olivet Practice

Our first practice video of the year! Want your team’s practice up? Let us know!  

December 8, 2011 0

Conference Athletes of the Week

We have seen 2 conferences name their athletes of the week. They are listed below. Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Men’s Swimmer – Brian Fiorillo, Olivet Women’s Swimmer – Caitlin Lohr, Olivet North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Men’s Athlete – Chris McLauchlan, Oberlin Women’s Athlete – Kellyn Caldwell, Kenyon Congratulations to all athletes. If other conferences…
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October 26, 2011 0

Albion’s Coach Retiring

Albion College Athletic Director Matt Arend announced today Keith Havens’ intention to retire as head coach of the swimming & diving programs at the completion of the 2011-2012 season. In addition to his duties with swimming & diving programs for the past 27 years, Havens has served as the advisor for Albion’s canoe club which…
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September 16, 2011 0

Kalamazoo Names Assistant

Kalamazoo College has named Kurt Nieuemberyer as their new assistant coach. For the past 2 season, Kurt has served as the head coach of Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL. Official announcement.

June 24, 2011 0

Video: MIAA Men’s 200 Free Finals

We’re hoping to have more video available from nationals, mainly of interviews and analysis from our correspondants, here’s our first video to be posted– Craig Fleming breaks the MIAA record in the 200 free, thanks Dan Kovacs for the video!

February 21, 2011 3

Sound Focus


February 14, 2011 0

MIAA Psych Sheets Available!


February 14, 2011 0

MIAA Preview Day 3

1650 As a coach, I have a new found respect for distance swimmers, and an appreciation for these events. Being able to pace and communicate more with your swimmers gives coaches more involvement in the race, which I have really enjoyed doing. Anyways, onto breaking down the last day of the 2011 MIAA championship meet.…
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January 31, 2011 0

MIAA Weekend Update

Top swims of the weekend Hope Shade 10:04/Rose 10:08 1000 Free Larson 22.4 50 Free Hydlauff 260.1 1 M/242.6 3 M Hunt 51.8 100 Fly Sommers 49.37 100 Free Hazekamp 54.1 100 Back Kzoo Manning 1:45.6 /Bazzell 1:46.1 200 free Brower 53.8 100 Back Lodewyk 1:01.4 100 Breast Flemming 21.17/Armstrong 21.75 50 Free Bazzell 48.1/Smith…
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January 25, 2011 0

MIAA Preview Day 2

200 Medley Relay The women’s medley is going to be another great race to watch, with Calvin, Hope, and Kalamazoo all putting together dynamite relays. It should be a great race between all three schools. Calvin’s lineup will probably be Bressler, Counsell, either Price or Caitlin Alexander, and Colasurado. The loss of Kristen Kinzer hurts…
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January 24, 2011 0

Kellen Beckwith On Campus

Video from the NCAA Kellen Beckwith is a senior at Olivet College in Michigan.

January 19, 2011 1

MIAA Preview Day 1

200 Free Relay Calvin looks to be the favorite in this event led by defending 50 freestyle champ Monica Bressler. They are returning 3 of the 4 legs and have been dominant in the MIAA and nationally. The race for second is going to be a great race between an up and coming Kalamazoo team…
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January 17, 2011 3

Kalamazoo @ Hope

“As long as that rivalry remains within the spirit of competition, it can only spur everyone on.” – Eric Cantona Earlier this week, the Holland Sentinel ran a cover story on The Rivalry, the nationally-recognized rivalry between the Hope and Calvin men’s basketball teams. On the college basketball court, this rivalry ranks among the most prominent…
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January 7, 2011 1