Patrick Frayer, senior from Grand Rapids (East Grand Rapids HS)
Josh Grabijas, junior from Howell (Howell HS)
Matt Gregory, sophomore from St. Joseph (St. Joseph HS)
Nick Hazekamp, junior from Janesville, Wisc. (Joseph A. Craig HS)
Erin Holstad, junior from Traverse City (Traverse City West HS)
Maria Kieft, sophomore from Spring Lake (Spring Lake HS)
Sarah Krueger, junior from Wixom (Walled Lake HS)
Geoff Ludema, junior from Ada (Grand Rapids Christian HS)
Jeff Shade, senior from Davison (Davison HS)
Kyleigh Sheldon, junior from Hastings (Hastings HS)
Sarah Sohn, senior from Arlington Heights, Ill. (Prospect HS)
Libby Westrate, junior from Grandville (Grandville HS)
Chelsea Wiese, senior from Rochester (Rochester Adams HS)
Women's 800-Yard Freestyle Relay
Sarah Sohn, Erin Holstad, Chelsea Wiese and Libby Westrate, 7:39.58.
Time was a Hope College record. The previous mark
was established in 2009.
Senior Sarah Sohn (5:06.66) and junior Josh Grabijas (4:34.57)
each won the 500-yard freestyle for a third consecutive year.
Grabijas' time was a NCAA conditional qualifying performance.
200-Yard Individual Medley
Senior Chelsea Wiese became the first Hope female swimmer
to win the 200 IM since 2004 claiming the gold medal by
five one-hundredths of a second (2:10.40).
Junior Libby Westrate defended her championship in the
50-yard freestyle with an NCAA conditional qualifying time (:23.74).
Junior Kyleigh Sheldon became the first Hope female diving champion
on the three-meter board since 2001 by totaling 433.00 points (11 dives).
400-Yard Medley Relay
The all-junior quartet of Maria Kieft, Sarah Krueger,
Erin Holstad and Libby Westrate was timed in 3:55.83.
400-Yard Medley Relay
The quartet of junior Nick Hazekamp, junior Geoff Ludema,
senior Matthew Gregory and senior Patrick Frayer had
an NCAA conditional qualifying time (3:24.24).
400-Yard Individual Medley
For the second time in the meet, Hope swimmers took the gold
in both of the women's and men's final of an event. This time it
was the 400-yard individual medley. Senior Jeffrey Shade
successfully defended his title (4:06.21) while senior Chelsea
Wiese won her second event of the meet with a clocking of 4:46.09.
Junior Libby Westrate marked a three-peat as she won the 200-yard freestyle for the third consecutive year. She tied the school record in the prelims (:1:52.58) and her time in finals was 1:52.79, a conditional NCAA qualifying performance.
For the third time in the meet, Hope swimmers took first place in both the women's
and men's event. This time it was the 100-yard backstroke. Sophomore Maria Kieft
had a conditional NCAA qualifying time (:57.94) while junior Nick Hazekamp who
earlier set a school record (:51.14) had a championship time of :51.20. His time
was a NCAA conditional qualifying performance.
Hope swimmers swept the marathon 1,650-yard freestyle. Senior Sarah Sohn won
the marathon 1,650-yard freestyle for a fourth consecutive year with an NCAA
conditional qualifying time (17:28.00). She becomes the ninth Flying Dutch
swimmer in school history to win an event at the MIAA championships all four
years. Sohn during her collegiate career was an MIAA gold medalist 13 times,
nine times as an individual and four times as a member of a relay team.
The men's 1,650 was won by junior Josh Grabijas with a Hope and MIAA record
Junior Nick Hazekamp made it a sweep in the backstroke as he won
the 200-yard event (1:52.10). In the prelims he was timed
in 1:50.67. His times were NCAA conditional qualifying performances.
Junior Libby Westrate captured her third freestyle event of the meet
as she won the 100-yard free for a third consecutive year (:51.82).
Her time of :51.66 was an NCAA conditional qualifying performance.
She earlier won the gold in the 50-free and 200-free.
Women's 400-Yard Freestyle Relay
The Flying Dutch concluded the meet by winning the 400-yard freestyle relay. The quartet of Libby Westrate, Erin Holstad, Sarah Sohn and Chelsea Wiese was timed in 3:33.01