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Lina Kutsko, Women's Swimming

Lina Kutsko, Women's Swimming

The Female Athlete of the Week presented by Valley View Dental for the week ending Oct. 8 is women’s swimming and diving freshman Lina Kutsko.

Kutsko put her mark in the St. Bonaventure record books in just her first collegiate meet at the Justin Jennings Memorial Invitational last Saturday and Sunday. She set a program record in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 55.37, beating the previous record of 55.53 set in 2009 by Danielle Butler.

The freshman from Wheeling, Ill. won eight times during the weekend, taking five individual victories was on three winning relay teams.

Individually she won the 200-yard individual medley (2:05.75), 50-yard freestyle (23.84), 200-yard freestyle (1:54.02), 100-yard freestyle (51.72).

In relay action, Kutsko was a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay team that broke a pool record clocking in a time of 1:35.09.

She was also part of the 400-yard freestyle relay team (3:32.14) and 200-yard medley relay team (1:47.31) that both earned first place finishes.

Next up for the Bonnies is a trip to Central Connecticut State on Friday.