Men's Swimming & Diving Races Past Olivet

Daniel Keith poses for a portrait by Alan Babbitt

Daniel Keith won two events to lead the Hope College men's swimming and diving team in a 122-99 victory at Olivet College on Friday.

The sophomore from Saline, Michigan (Saline HS) clocked the fastest times in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle during the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association dual meet.

Keith, pictured, went 42.72 in the 100 freestyle and the 1:50.67 in the 200 freestyle.

Hope won a total of seven events.

Junior Jeff Engle of Kalamazoo, Michigan (Home School) took first in the 200 butterfly with a swim of 2:10.74.

Junior Ethan Yau of Chicago, Illinois (UIC College Prep) clocked a winning 100 backstroke time of 58.55.

Sophomore Will Benner of State College, Pennsylvania (State College Prep) posted a first-place, 100-breaststroke effort of 1:04.78.'

Sophomore Grant Williams of Grand Rapids, Michigan (East Grand Rapids) won 1-meter diving with a score of 275.80 points.

Freshman Nick Weigle of Grandville, Michigan (Grandville) recorded a winning 50-freestyle time of 23.04.

Hope's 200 medley relay of Yau, freshman Liam Faber of Grand Rapids, Michigan (East Kentwood), junior Keon Rick of Spring Lake, Michigan (Spring Lake), and freshman Andrew Dwan of Bay City, Michigan (John Glenn) won in 1:44.84.

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