Hope College Student-Athlete Spotlight: Macey Mayer

Senior swimmer Macey Mayer relishes her opportunity to be a Hope College student-athlete and everything it brings her in the classroom, the pool and her extended community. The butterflier from San Antonio, Texas loves to compete with the Flying Dutch, who are the two-time defending MIAA champions in swimming and diving. Hope opens the 2022-23 …

Hope Reynolds, Swim/Dive Teams Keep Faith Amid Cancer Diagnosis

A demanding training routine featuring lots of miles and hours in the pool. An academic semester and competition schedule disrupted by a worldwide pandemic. And, most important, a teammate in special need of encouragement and care hundreds of miles away from Hope College. Facing numerous challenges together, head coach Jake Taber and the Hope women’s …

Hope College Swimmers Find ‘Flexible and Creative’ Ways to Train This Summer

Delaney Wesolek jumped into the sometimes chilly waters of Saginaw Bay in Lake Huron. Lindsey Case and Jacob Peterson awoke before the crack of dawn to train at private pools in Detroit, Michigan and San Antonio, Texas, respectively. This summer, Hope College student-athletes needed to get creative with their offseason training amid the COVID-19 pandemic. …