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 … Read more Conference Athletes of the Week

The Key to Fast Swimming – Part II

Part I. Power – The stronger you are, the more water you can pull, the faster your propulsion.  That is the basic theory behind power training.  This incorporates aspects of technique, intensity, and volume into the training.  This year the team has used power towers and parachutes on a regular basis, and the team and … Read more The Key to Fast Swimming – Part II

The Key to Fast Swimming – Part I

The key to fast swimming is in the volume of yards you swim.  Or is it about the intensity of those yards?  Maybe the key to swimming fast is about the efficient use of energy through technique.  But being strong and powerful is important to swimming fast as well.  Well if power and strength are … Read more The Key to Fast Swimming – Part I

And Now for the Airing of Grievances…

Dear D3 swimming coaches and voters, I’ve got a lot of problems with you people, and now you’re all gonna hear about it! The most recent Collegeswimming.com poll came out and the Kenyon women are ranked ahead of Emory, albeit by 3 points (god knows I have no idea how the scoring works). The fact … Read more And Now for the Airing of Grievances…

Dive Right In

Too often, divers get overlooked for their contribution to the team and many people do not honor and appreciate their dedication to the sport.  Yesterday, I had to witness the physical and mental toughness of our Wabash divers first hand.  Usually, I don’t get to watch Jake and Jake as much as I would like … Read more Dive Right In