ST. BONAVENTURE VS ST. FRANCIS (W)
- Saturday, September 25, 2021
- St. Bonaventure, NY
Courtesy: St. Bonaventure Athletics
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University women’s swimming and diving team opened its 2021-2022 season on a high note Saturday afternoon with a 120-102 victory against St. Francis (PA).
The Bonnies started off the afternoon with a victory in the first event as the team of Zanre Oberholzer, Kimmel, Maggie Metcalf, and O’Rourke were able to win the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:49.38.
It was one of three victories for Kimmel.
Kimmel was able to capture a victory in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:11.35 as well. Kimmel secured another victory in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:04.75. Emerson Graham had a time of 1:10.55, finishing third in the event.
Freshman Kylie McKee had a very impressive showing in her first collegiate meet by winning both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives with scores of 202.65 and 201.60.
In the 1000-yard freestyle, senior Claire Schaef was able to place second with a time of 10:58.36.
Freshman Ellie Kraus was able to finish second in the 200-yard freestyle, touching the wall in 2:00.09.
In the 50-yard freestyle, Halle Myers won with a time of 24.78, while sophomore Paige Kasemsuwannakaeth placed third with a time of 25.42.
In the 100-yard butterfly sophomore Amy O’Rourke finished second with a time of 59.60.
Following her second-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly, O’Rourke was able to capture a victory with a time of 55.00 in the 100-yard freestyle.
Schaef touched the wall with a time of 5:22.02 in the 500-yard freestyle, finishing third in the event.
St. Bonaventure capped off the afternoon with a victory in 200-yard freestyle relay from the team of Kasemsuwannakaeth, Kraus, Lenda, and Myers with a time of 1:39.94.
The Bonnies’ next meet will take place in Hamilton, N.Y. for the Colgate Invitational on Oct. 8-9.
2. Claire Schaef 10:58.36
2. Ellie Kraus 2:00.09
5. Caitlyn Clements 2:05.05
6. Maddie Green 2:10.73
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Courtesy: St. Francis Athletics
Freshman Aurem Pifarre-Planes won a pair of events and three other Red Flash swimmers recorded event wins, but the Saint Francis swimming team fell to St. Bonaventure, 120-102, Friday at the Reilly Center Pool.
St. Bonaventure 120, Saint Francis 102
Records: Saint Francis (0-1), St. Bonaventure (1-0)
Location: Reilly Center Pool (Allegany, NY.)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Pifarre-Planes took first in the 1000 freestyle in a time of 10:50.38 and the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:17.10.
Blanco had a first-place finish in the 200 yard freestyle in a speedy time of 1:58.70.
Patterson also had a first place finish in the 100 yard fly in a time of 59.50.
Laudenbach was able to capture a win in the 100 yard backstroke with a quick time of 59.42.
Saint Francis won’t be in action again until Saturday, October 16th when they travel to face Long Island.