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Bonnies Finish in 5th at Zippy

Bonnies Finish in 5th at Zippy

AKRON, OHIO- After three days of competition, the St. Bonaventue men's swimming and diving team finished in fifth-place at the University of Akron Zippy Invitational, accumulating a total of 863 points.

Elias Homerin earned a total of 39 points for the Bonnies by finishing in seventh-place in the 200-yard butterfly (1:57.85) and in 11th-place in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:31.02).

In the 100-yard freestyle, James Martin finished in sixth-place touching the wall with a time of 46.47.

Peter Koenig and Stephan Melchiorre both placed in the 200-yard backstroke. Koenig finished in 12th-place with a time of 1:55.79 and Melchiorre finished in 14th-place (1:56.60).

In the 200-yard breaststroke, Robert Rutkowski Jr. finished in 16th-place with time of 2:13.93

In relay action, the 400-yard freestyle relay 'A' team consisting of Martin, Ripley Danner, Nathan Destree and Michael Burud finished in seventh-place with a time of 3:08.29.

At the end of the meet, The United States Military Academy walked away with first-place with an over all score of 1,832 points. The University of Buffalo, Xavier University and Clarion University round out the top 5.

The Bonnies will return to the pool Friday Dec. 16 against Canisius at the Reilly Center Pool. Diving beings at 3:00 p.m. and swimming will begin at 5:00 p.m.