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Boys Swim & Dive give it their all as they dove in for Conference Finals

For being a small team consisting of 9 guys, the Unity-Calvin Team, gave it their all but fell short in the Finals. We are so proud of the guys and we thank them for their hard efforts and the pride they gave to the team. A big round of applause to Drew Besselsen who made […]

Boys Swim Team enters Conference Finals with a Splash

The Zeeland Natatorium was full of enthusiastic cheering as one of the toughest OK Conferences gathered for Prelims before tomorrow’s Finals. The combined Unity-Calvin Swim Team represented both schools with fine teamwork and outstanding individual efforts. Great job guys !!! Here are the results as we dive into the Finals on Saturday afternoon: 200 yard […]

Boys Varsity Swim and Dive Team Heads to Conference Pre-lims

Cheer on the guys as they enter the Swim Conference Preliminaries at Zeeland West High School! Mitchell VanDenBerg started the event with 8 dives and competed against 17 other individuals which was held Thursday night. They will complete the diving finals on Saturday afternoon. Mitchell, as of 8 dives, has beat his all time best […]

Boys Varsity Swim/Dive Team Sends Relay Team to State

Congratulations to Paul Verstrate, Drew Besselsen and Seth Groenveld along with Unity teammate Ben Woldyk for swimming a state qualifying time of 1:34.27 in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay during Tuesday’s swim meet against Holland Christian. This relay team of four guys will now go on to compete at the Boys Swim State Finals on […]

Boys Swim & Dive Team – Roster & Schedule Has Been Updated

Calvin Christian fields a combined swim & dive team with Unity Christian.  The Calvin swimmers & divers on the roster and the team’s schedule has been posted on  Check it out today. Boys Swim & Dive Team – Schedule & Roster Watch for team pictures to be posted soon.

Boys Varsity Swimmers compete at State Prelims

Friday was the start of the Division 2 state swim meet in Holland.  The Calvin/Unity Team is being represented by Calvin Christians; Drew Besselsen and Unity Christians; Ben Woldyke, Jimmy Wallinga and Jordan Herd.  Drew swam two individual events and all of them swam two relays.  Friday were prelims and in order to return, you […]

Drew Besselsen Moves on to MHSAA Division 2 State Swim Finals

After a long season of preparation and hard work, it comes down to today.  Drew Besselsen still has a shot at an individual state title at today’s MHSAA Division 2 State Championship Swim Meet. 500 Free – Drew placed 7th in the preliminaries on Friday and that will qualify him for the State Championship heat of this […]

Drew Besselsen Swims at State Swim Meet Preliminaries Today

The Calvin Christian/Unity Christian boys swim team had one of their best years ever.  A leading force behind the team’s success is Calvin Christian sophomore, Drew Besselsen.  Today, Drew and his teammates will compete at the MHSAA Division 2 State Swim Meet.  All state qualifiers swim today in the preliminary rounds and the top 8 […]

Boys Varsity Swim & Dive Earns Conference Runner Up

The conference meet was a HUGE success. Every single swimmer qualified to return to the Finals in at least one event which is extremely rare.  Six were named All-Conference, including Drew Besselsen.  Additional state cuts were achieved in the 100 breast stroke and significant time drops occurred in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays.  In […]

Boys Varsity Swim Conference Prelims Results

The Calvin/Unity Boys Varsity Swim team competed well in conference preliminaries on Monday night and now head into the Finals on Tuesday.  Miles of swim practice followed by tapering over the last week resulted in very fast swimming with many swimmers achieving personal best times. Highlights of the evening included Drew Besselsen setting a new […]