- January 14, 2018
- St. Bonaventure, New York
- WOMEN: St. Bonaventure 216, Binghamton 78
- MEN: St. Bonaventure 206, Binghamton 78
Courtesy of St. Bonaventure Athletics
The St. Bonaventure University women’s swimming and diving team won 15 out of 16 events to lead them to a 216-78 victory over Binghamton on Senior Day Sunday afternoon at the Reilly Center Pool.
Competing in her final home meet, senior Michaela Ryan won the 1000-freestyle in 10:48.08 and the 500-freestyle with a time of 5:18.49, pacing the Bonnies.
The 200-medley and 400-freestyle relays were both winners for St. Bonaventure as well. The 200-medley relay team of seniors Devon McFadden and Maria Rocchi as well as freshmen Lina Kutsko and Katrina Wardner finished in a time of 1:47.26. Wardner, McFadden and Kutsko were joined by freshman Casey Prentice, who teamed up to win the 400-freestyle relay in 3:35.58.
Kutsko continued her winning ways by taking victory in the 200-butterfly and the 200-IM. Kutsko won the 200-butterfly in 2:07.88, touching first by over two seconds. She also captured victory in the 200-IM with a winning time of 2:09.98, taking first by almost four seconds.
Freshman Anna Campos led the Bonnies on the diving boards, winning both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives. She scored a 284.47 in the 1-meter and a 262.72 in the 3-meter, both new personal bests for her.
“It was a good start to our spring semester schedule,” head coach Brian Thomas said. “The girls have been working really hard and they have ben thrown a lot of curveballs. We have been throwing a lot at them in training and it was a pleasant surprise to see them come out and hit some season bests. ”
The Bonnies return to the pool next Friday as they travel to Cornell. Diving will start at 12:00 p.m. and swimming will begin at 4:00 p.m.
1. Devon McFadden, Maria Rocchi, Lina Kutsko, Katrina Wardner 1:47.26
2. Kathryn Godlewski, Alyssa Levac, Mia Cote, Casey Prentice 1:49.72
5. Erin Carmody, Emily Wulff, Frances Erney, Ava Bianchi 1:56.22
The St. Bonaventure University men’s swimming and diving team capped off its Senior Day celebration with a victory over Binghamton, 206-78, Sunday afternoon at the Reilly Center Pool with a dominating performance as the Bonnies won 15 out of 16 events.
Galinski took first in the 1000-freestyle, finishing in 10:03.46, and the 500-freestyle in 4:55.00. Powers captured the win in the 100-freestyle and the 100-breaststroke. Powers finished the 100-freestyle in 47.25 and the 100-breaststroke in 57.35.
Freshman Tjaard Krusch also won two events for the Bonnies. He grabbed first in the 100-backstroke, swimming a time of 50.63. Later in the meet, he finished first in the 200-IM with a time of 1:55.50.
The Brown and White also earned first-place finishes from both of the relay teams. The 200-medley relay started the meet with a first-place time of 1:33.56. The last race of the day was the 400-freestyle relay, which saw the Bonnies win in a time of 3:09.84.
Michael Bruno also registered his personal best score in the 1-meter dive, scoring 238.5 points.
The Bonnies return to action next Friday on the road at Cornell. Diving starts at 12:00 p.m. and the swimming will start at 4:00 p.m.
1. David Shakhnazarov, Matt Taccard, Jordan Powers, Robert Marshall 3:09.84
2. Nick Burdo, Joseph Malafronte, Marcus Swartfager, Tjaard Krusch 3:11.76
5. Aidan Wilson, Seth Erdley, John Pietrucha, Edward Donovan 3:21.35
1. Michael Bruno 244.87
1. Michael Bruno 238.50