Sarah Sohn a triple winner, including 1650 free record
SATURDAY'S MIAA CHAMPIONS
Sarah Sohn, Josh Grabijas, Libby Westrate
SWIMMING & DIVING
Hope Teams Finish at MIAA Championships
Men's Championships Photo Galleries
Women's Championships Photo Galleries
Both Hope teams finished second at the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) championships which concluded
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.
Men's Team Scores: 1. Kalamazoo 815, 2. Hope 775, 3. Olivet 672, 4. Calvin 486, 5. Albion 292, 6. Alma 220.
Hope captured the gold medal in both the women's and men's marathon 1,650-yard freestyle. Junior Sarah Sohn of Arlington Heights, Ill. (Prospect HS) established an MIAA record (17:26.38) in winning the 65-lap race for the third consecutive year while sophomore Josh Grabijas of Howell (Howell) defended his championship with a school-record time (15:57.27). Both Sohn and Grabijas had provisional qualiyfying times for nationals. Sohn earlier won the 500-yard freestyle and 400-yard individual medley while Grabijas took the gold in the 500-yard freestyle.
Sophomore Libby Westrate of Grandville (Grandville HS) won her third event of the meet taking the gold in the 100-yard freestyle (:52.45). She earlier won the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle events. Her times in all three events were provisional qualifying performances for nationals.