Athletes of Distinction

Updated through 2016-17 season

National Champions

2002 Josh Boss, 200 Breaststroke
2002 Josh Boss, 100 Breaststroke
2001 Josh Boss, 200 Breaststroke*
2001 Josh Boss, 100 Breaststroke
2000 Josh Boss, 200 Breaststroke
1999 Josh Boss, 200 Breaststroke*
1999 Josh Boss, 100 Breaststroke*
1995 200 Medley Relay (Jack Methric, Matt Hollebeek, Aaron Hoffman, Derek VanderHeide)
1994 800 Freestyle Relay (Kirk Assink, Shawn Kinser, Steve Hope, Brad Genson)
1991 800 Freestyle Relay (Jeff Bannink, Phil Sotok, Brad Genson, Jon Hescott)
1987 Rob Peel, 50 Freestyle

* Performance established NCAA Division III record.


Hope's NCAA Postgraduate Scholars

1997 Derek VanderHeide
1993 Jeff Bannink


Hope's NCAA Division III Swimmer of the Year

2001 Josh Boss


CollegeSwimming.com National Swimmers of the Week

2006 Kurtis Blohm
2001 Brian Slagh


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