ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – Seniors Maria Rocchi and Devon McFadden scored individual wins for St. Bonaventure on Friday afternoon to highlight competition for the Bonnies women's swimming and diving team against Buffalo at the Reilly Center Pool.
The Bonnies were defeated by the Bulls, 203-97, in their first competitive swim back from the holiday break.
Rocchi was the winner of the 100-breaststroke, clocking in at 1:07.06. She grabbed second place in the 200-breaststroke, with a time of 2:25.69. McFadden earned her victory in the 200-backstroke, swimming a time of 2:04.28. She also would take second-place in the 100-backstroke.
Freshman Lina Kutsko was the only other individual winner for the Bonnies. She took first in the 100-butterfly with a time of 56.20, defeating the second-place swimmer by a second.
Katrina Wardner joined McFadden, Rocchi and Kutsko in the 200-medley relay, winning with a time of 1:46.73 to earn 11 points to start the meet for the Bonnies.
The Bonnies are back in action on Sunday afternoon at the Reilly Center Pool when they host Binghamton. It will be senior day for the Bonnies as they honor Alyssa Levac, Devon McFadden, Maria Rocchi, Michaela Ryan and Emily Wulff. Sunday's meet has been pushed back a day from its originally scheduled Saturday date due to inclement weather in the forecast this weekend.
1. Devon McFadden, Maria Rocchi, Lina Kutsko, Katrina Wardner 1:46.73
4. Kathryn Godlewski, Emily Wulff, Mia Cote, Casey Prentice 1:50.69
6. Rachel Taylor, Makenna McCartney, Adele Ferris, Ava Bianchi 1:58.40
3. Katrina Wardner, Kathryn Godlewski, Casey Prentice, Devon McFadden 1:39.80
4. Katherine Craig, Mia Cote, Ava Bianchi, Rachel Taylor 1:42.61
6. Erin Carmody, Tayler Gnan, Maria Rocchi, Michaela Ryan 1:45.17
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