Women's swimming falls to Pittsburgh

ST.BONAVENTURE, N.Y. - The women's swimming and diving team squared off against Big East member Pittsburgh Saturday afternoon at the Reilly Center pool, falling 254-44.

Sophomore Jaelyn Thurner earned a bronze to post one of the team's best finishes on the day. Thurner scored a 193.73 in the 3-meter dive, followed by teammate Alycia Gossett in fourth place. The sophomore scored a 166.80.

In the swimming portion of the meet, senior Allison Smith sprinted to bronze in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:58.98. Junior Kathryne Valentine also claimed bronze for the Bonnies, touching with a time of 1:01.35 in the 100-yard backstroke.

The team will remain home for its next meet, Friday Oct. 23 against St. Francis. The meet will begin at 4:00.