Shchukin Nets Third A-10 Performer Of The Week Award This Year

St. Bonaventure’s Viacheslav Shchukin has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. Awards were based off performances from Dec. 2-8.

Shchukin, a sophomore from Krasnoyarsk, Russia, broke a meet and pool record en route to a first-place finish in the 100-yd freestyle at the Zippy Invitational with a time of 43.66. He was also a member of the 200-yd free relay team (1:22.32) and the 400-yd free relay team (3:00.91) that both captured first-place finishes along with breaking meet records. Shchukin would also record first-place finishes in the 50-yd freestyle (20.59), the 400-yd medley relay (3:21.37) and the 800-yd freestyle relay (6:54.15).

This is Shchukin’s third performer of the week already this year. He first earned the award on October 15th from the WNY Invite and followed up by winning on November 5th. This is the programs fifth performer of the week this year.

The Bonnies will be back in action on January 5th when they compete at the NTC Classic against Gannon University, Lynn University and Notre Dame College.

This release was provided to SwimSwam courtesy of  St. Bonaventure Swimming and Diving.

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