Niagara Sweeps St. Bonaventure, Men’s Meet Decided By Three Points

Courtesy: Niagara Athletics

Women’s Recap

OLEAN, N.Y. – The Purple Eagles women’s swimming and diving team earned a dominant 132-97 victory over St. Bonaventure on Sunday.

Meet Notes

  • The relay team of Isabella DeSimoneZoe GavinKayla Kreger and Yvonne Schere won the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:52.96.
  • Caroline Ramos picked up a win in the 1000 free, finishing in 11:52.69.
  • Moana Houde-Camirand won the 200 free with a time of 2:01.03.
  • Gavin placed first in the 200 fly with a time of 2:15.23. It is the tenth-best time in program history. She also earned a first-place finish in the 100 fly with a time of 1:00.45.
  • Schere won the 50 free, finishing in 25.28.
  • Delaney Labue placed first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:18.02. Kreger placed second with a time of 2:19.00 and Gavin placed third with a time of 2:19.46.
  • DeSimone, Lauren Hume, Houde-Camirand and Schere won the 200 free relay. They finished the relay in 1:41.25.
Up Next
  • Niagara will compete in a tri-meet with Canisius and Binghamton on Saturday, March 13.

Men’s Recap

OLEAN, N.Y. – The Niagara men’s swimming and diving team opened the season with a 139-136 dual meet victory over St. Bonaventure on Sunday.

Meet Notes

  • Kevin Vu won the 100 fly with a time of 51.17, which is a Reilly Center Pool record and the sixth-best time in Purple Eagle history.
  • Vu also won the 50 free with a time of 21.01, which is the fifth-fastest time in program history, and the 100 free with a time of 47.82.
  • Dalton Stier placed first in the 200 fly with a time of 1:57.38, which is the fifth-best time in program history.
  • The relay team of Noah BrooksGio GermanoSam Schwabauer and Vu picked up in a win in the 200 medley relay, finishing the event in 1:37.89.
  • Brooks placed first in the 100 back with a time of 54.79. Germano took second with a time of 55.00.
  • Schwabauer earned a first-place finish in the 100 breast, finishing in 1:01.82.
  • Marco Wilson placed first in the 1-meter dive with a score of 187.57 and in the 3-meter dive with a score of 186.05.
Up Next
  • The Purple Eagles will compete in a tri-meet against Canisius and Binghamton on Saturday, March 13.

Courtesy: St. Bonaventure Athletics

Women’s Recap

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure women’s swimming and diving team opened its 2021 season Sunday afternoon, dropping a 132-97 decision to visiting Niagara at the Reilly Center Pool.

Hayley Tasselmyer scored a win for the Bonnies in the 100-breaststroke (1:05.77) and 200-breaststroke (2:26.46) while also finishing first in the 500-free (5:27.48).

Amy O’Rourke took victories in the 100 and 200-backstroke, also claiming a third-place finish in the 100-butterfly.

Mary Wilson collected wins in both the 1-and 3-meter dives.

BONNIES RESULTS – Niagara 132, St. Bonaventure 97
200-Medley Relay
2. Amy O’RourkeHayley TasselmyerMadelyn GreenPaige Kasemsuwannakaeth 1:53.10

2. Madelyn Green 12:06.19

2. Paige Kasemsuwannakaeth 2:01.49

1. Amy O’Rourke 1:01.25

1. Hayley Tasselmyer 1:05.77

2. Madelyn Green 2:31.06

2. Paige Kasemsuwannakaeth 25.53

1-Meter Dive
1. Mary Wilson 186.55

1. Paige Kasemsuwannakaeth 55.72

1. Amy O’Rourke 2:15.55

1. Hayley Tasselmyer 2:26.46

1. Hayley Tasselmyer 5:27.48

3. Amy O’Rourke 1:01.62

3-Meter Diving
1. Mary Wilson 185.70

4. Madelyn Green 2:32.03

Men’s Recap

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure men’s swimming and diving team held its first meet of the season Sunday afternoon, narrowly dropping a 139-136 decision to rival Niagara at the Reilly Center Pool.

The Bonnies collected several individual victories on the day.

Freshman Teddy Murphey made a solid debut, winning the 1000-freestyle with a time of 10:24.80. He also captured the win in the 200-breaststroke with a time of 2:15.51. He also finished second in the 100-breaststroke (1:02.12) and was part of the second-place finishing 200-medley relay with Zachary TitusTommy White and Joseph Sepuca (1:40.71).

Titus, another freshman, also impressed in his debut. He won the 200-backstroke (2:01.85), finished second in the 500-freestyle (5:08.75) and third in the 100-backstroke (55.55).

Also earning wins for the Bonnies was Jason Green who took victory in the 200-free (1:44.75) and 200-IM (2:00.22) along with a second-place finish in the 100-butterfly (52.65). Josh Bannon touched the wall first in the 500-free (5:07.60).

The 200-free relay team of Green, Jaxon Kaster, Jacob Ruffolo and Nick Torre produced a winning time of 1:30.24.

BONNIES RESULTS – Niagara 139, St. Bonaventure 136
200-Medley Relay
2. Zachary TitusTeddy MurpheyTommy WhiteJoseph Sepuca 1:40.71

1. Teddy Murphey 10:24.80
2. Joshua Bannon 10:29.92

1. Jason Green 1:44.75
2. Jake Ruffolo 1:48.81

3. Zachary Titus 55.55
4. Nicholas Torre 57.38

2. Teddy Murphey 1:02.12
3. Joseph Sepuca 1:03.97
4. Michael Pietrucha 1:04.78

2. Jaxon Kaster 2:01.92
3. Tommy White 2:03.54
4. Joshua Bannon 2:09.16

2. Nicholas Torre 22.30
4. Joseph Sepuca 24.42

2. Jake Ruffolo 47.85
5. Tommy White 50.85

1. Zachary Titus 2:01.85
3. Nicholas Torre 2:07.81
4. Jaxon Kaster 2:10.00

1. Teddy Murphey 2:15.51
3. Joseph Sepuca 2:24.08
5. Michael Pietrucha 2:27.11

1. Joshua Bannon 5:07.60
2. Zachary Titus 5:08.75

2. Jason Green 52.65
3. Jake Ruffolo 54.17
4. Tommy White 54.29

1. Jason Green 2:00.22
4. Jaxon Kaster 2:06.11
5. Michael Pietrucha 2:13.08

200-Freestyle Relay
1. Jason GreenJaxon KasterJake RuffoloNicholas Torre 1:30.24

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