Bonnies Fall to UB on Senior Day
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – On senior day, Mike Murphy broke the program record on the 3-meter board as the St. Bonaventure men's swimming and diving team fell to the University of Buffalo 150-92 in their final regular season meet before the Atlantic 10 Championships.
Murphy, earned a first-place finish in the 3-meter dive. He had a combined score of 350.70, which was a program record. He broke his own record of 340.28 that he set last season at Penn State. In the 1-meter event he finished in second-place with a score of 301.50. Dominic Butts-Ealy finished in fifth-place in the 3-meter (244.20) and fourth-place in the 1-meter (273.08).
Vatslav Lets earned two second-place finishes and one third-place finish. In the 200-yard freestyle he finished in second-place with a time of 1:42.95. In the 200-yard backstroke his finished in second-place (1:51.86) and in the 100-yard butterfly he finished in third-place (52.99).
In the 50-yard freestyle, Nathan Destree finished in second-place (22.00) and James Martin finished in third-place (22.02). Martin finished in second-place (47.29) in the 100-yard freestyle and Destree finished in third-place (49.23).
In the 200-yard IM Matthew Rochna finished in third-place with a time of 2:01.59.
In the 500-yard freestyle, Homerin finished in third-place with a time of 4:53.65
In the 200-yard breaststroke, Michael Burud finished in third-place with a time of 2:12.64
In relay action, the 'A' team consisting of Burud, Lets, Peter Koenig and Nathan Destree, finished in second-place in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:34.83. In the 200-yard freestyle relay, the 'A' team finished in second-place with a time of 1:28.37.
The Bonnies will then take two weeks off before heading to Buffalo for the A-10 Championships. The Championships will take place Feb. 22-25 at the Flickinger Aquatic Center. Visit GoBonnies.com or atlantic10.com for ticket information.