2008-09 MIAA Men's Swimming/Diving Report

The MIAA champion is determined solely on the basis
of results at the MIAA championship meet.

Final Seasonal Standings

1. Hope
2. Kalamazoo
3. Olivet
4. Calvin
5. Albion
6. Alma

MIAA Championships
Hosted by Saint Mary's at Rolfs Aquatic Center, Notre Dame, Ind.
Feb. 19-21, 2009

Team Scores: 1. Hope 867.5. 2. Kalamazoo 850. 3. Olivet 545. 4. Calvin 335. 5. Albion 293.5. 6. Alma 285.

Championship Meet Results

2009 Champions
200 Freestyle Relay: Kalamazoo (Brian Bazzell, Paul Ellis, Robert Dekker, Craig Fleming), 1:20.71 (MIAA record).
500 Freestyle: Steven Davis, Olivet, 4:39.11.
200 IM: Robert Dekker, Kalamazoo, 1:51.10 (MIAA record).
50 Freestyle: J. Ryan Vogelzang, Hope, 20.59. (dc) (Brian Bazzell of Kalamazoo earlier set MIAA record of 20.41 in prelims)
One Meter Diving: Ty Lattimore, Albion, 449.95 pts.
400 Medley Relay: Kalamazoo (Paul Ellis, Ryan Booms, Robert Dekker, Craig Fleming), 3:19.01 (dc, MIAA record)
200 Medley Relay: Kalamazoo (Paul Ellis, Chris Manning, Robert Dekker, Brian Bazzell), 1:30.51 (dc, MIAA record)
400 IM: Phil Heyboer, Hope, 4:04.99 (dc)
100 Butterfly: Ryan Nelis, Hope, 48.88 (dc, MIAA record)
200 Freestyle: Craig Fleming, Kalamazoo, 1:39.33 (dc, MIAA record)
100 Breaststroke: Ryan Booms, Kalamazoo, 57.61
100 Backstroke: Paul Ellis, Kalamazoo, 48.99 (Ellis earlier swam a 48.56 for an MIAA and NCAA record as the lead leg on Kalamazoo's 400 medley relay)
Three Meter Diving: Ty Lattimore, Albion, 461.45 pts. (dc)
800 Freestyle Relay: Kalamazoo (Brian Bazzell, Patrick Gailey, Chris Manning, Craig Fleming), 6:49.35 (MIAA record)
Men's 1650 Freestyle: Jeffrey Shade, Hope, 16:02.57
Men's 200 Backstroke: Paul Ellis, Kalamazoo, 1:49.01 (MIAA record)
Men's 100 Freestyle: Craig Fleming, Kalamazoo, 44.76 (MIAA record)
Men's 200 Breaststroke: Ryan Booms, Kalamazoo, 2:05.02 (dc)
Men's 200 Butterfly: Ryan Nelis, Hope, 1:50.32 (dc, MIAA record)
Men's 400 Freestyle Relay: Kalamazoo (Brian Bazzell, Paul Ellis, Robert Dekker, Craig Fleming), 2:59.26 (MIAA record)
dc - defending champion

All-MIAA Honors

Most Valuable Swimmer
Paul Ellis, Kalamazoo
Junior from Bloomfield Hills (Lahser HS)

Most Valuable Diver
Ty Lattimore, Albion
Junior from Grosse Pointe Farms (Grosse Pointe South HS)

All-MIAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Team
Steven Davis, Olivet** (senior from Davidsville, Md./DeMatha HS)
Robert Dekker, Kalamazoo**** (senior from Rochester Hills/Rochester HS)
Ryan Vogelzang, Hope** (senior from Holland/Holland Christian HS)
Ty Lattimore, Albion*** (junior from Grosse Pointe Farms/Grosse Pointe South HS)
Phil Heyboer, Hope*** (junior from Zeeland/Holland Christian HS)
Ryan Nelis, Hope*** (junior from Holland/West Ottawa HS)
Craig Fleming, Kalamazoo** (sophomore from Clinton Township/Warren DeLaSalle HS)
Ryan Booms, Kalamazoo*** (senior from Commerce Township/Walled Lake Central HS)
Paul Ellis, Kalamazoo*** (junior from Bloomfield Hills/Lahser HS)
Jeff Shade, Hope* (freshman from Davison/Davison HS)
Brian Bazzell, Kalamazoo* (sophomore from Berkley/Berkley HS)
Kellen Beckwith, Olivet** (sophomore from Farmington Hills/North Farmington HS)
Chris Manning, Kalamazoo* (freshman from York, Pa./York Suburban HS)
Matthew Rose, Hope** (junior from Holland/Grandville HS)
Spencer Johnson, Alma* (junior from Grand Ledge/Grand Ledge HS)
Matthew Gregory, Hope* (freshman from St. Joseph/St. Joseph HS)
Mitch Ruch, Hope** (junior from Zeeland/Zeeland West HS)
Aaron Welsch, Hope* (junior from Saint Peters, Mo./Fort Zumwalt South HS)
* - Denotes number of years All-MIAA

Meet Results

Saturday, February 7
Kalamazoo 177, Calvin 97 Results
Hope at Albion, canceled, power outage

Saturday, January 31
Kalamazoo 162, Albion 115 Results
Hope 159, Olivet 129 Results
Calvin 124, Alma 84 Results

Saturday, January 24
Hope 171, Calvin 95 Results
Kalamazoo 156, Alma 89 Results
Olivet 133, Albion 95 Results

Saturday, January 17
Olivet 148, Alma 113 Results

Saturday, November 15
Hope 191, Kalamazoo 141 Results
Albion 155, Alma 124

Friday, November 14
Olivet 127, Calvin 85 Results

Saturday, November 1
Hope 180, Alma 63 Results
Kalamazoo 179, Olivet 115 Results
Calvin 163, Albion 125 Results