Three seniors contributed first-place performances for the Hope College men's swimming & diving team during a 119-92 Senior Day victory against Olivet on Friday.
Senior Charlie Emmert of Grand Blanc, Michigan (Flint Powers Catholic) went the fastest in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a swim of 10 minutes, 29.24 seconds and the 500 freestyle in 5:05.32.
Senior Joseph Watson of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Catholic Central) led a 1-2-3 sweep for the Flying Dutchmen in the 100-yard freestyle by clocking a time of 50.89 seconds.
Senior Mike Wurster of Indianapolis, Indiana (Brebeuf Jesuit) went 1:51.60 in the 200 freestyle for first place.
The Flying Dutchmen won seven events.
Junior Brian Simonich of Highland, Michigan (Milford) swept diving, including an NCAA Division III regional qualifying 3-meter effort of 296.55 points. He took first on the 1-meter board with a score of 273.30 points.
The Flying Dutchmen honors six seniors before the meet: swimmers Brian Brown of Lemont, Illinois (Brother Rice), Emmert, Watson and Wurster, and divers Kevin Franz of Mundelein, Illinois (Mundelein) and Kyle Weck of Marshall, Michigan (Marshall).