Perechinsky, Bruno Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Perechinsky, Bruno Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

The GoBonnies.com Athletes of the Week presented by CPL for the week ending April 18 are softball senior Grace Perechinsky and men's diving senior Michael Bruno.

Perechinsky was red-hot at the plate for the Bonnies in a four-game series on the road at Saint Louis last weekend, slashing .500/.583/1.100 with two home runs and eight RBIs. She collected five total hits and also worked a pair of walks.

In game one Saturday, Perechinsky belted a three-run home run and followed that with three more RBIs in game two.

Perechinsky smacked a two-run home run in the second game Sunday for her second round-tripper of the weekend.

Bruno won a gold medal and was selected as the Atlantic 10 Men's Most Outstanding Diver at the 2021 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships.

He becomes the first St. Bonaventure diver to earn Most Outstanding Diver honors since Alex Marra in 2015.

Bruno posted a final score of 344.60 in the 3-meter dive, winning the gold medal for the Brown and White.

Thursday afternoon in the 1-meter dive, Bruno turned in a strong performance with a fourth-place finish with a score or 305.70.

The Bonnies men's swim and dive team finished in fifth place overall at the 2021 Atlantic 10 Championships.