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Men's Swimming Finishes First in Three Freestyle Events to Open 2016-17 Season

Men's Swimming Finishes First in Three Freestyle Events to Open 2016-17 Season

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure men's swimming and diving team fell to Cleveland State, 145-96, in a dual meet at the Reilly Center Pool Friday evening.

St. Bonaventure grabbed its first win of the day in the 50-freestyle as Matt Taccard timed in at 21.57.

Michael White came in first place in the 100-freestyle with a time of 47.19.

In the 500-freestyle, Ben Galinski earned the victory at 4:49.25.

The Bonnies earned first-place finishes in both diving events as Ryan McLaughlin claimed the 1-meter and Austin Childs won the 3-meter.

St. Bonaventure will go through a quick turnaround as it will host Colgate for its second dual meet in as many days on Saturday morning. Diving will begin at 9:00 a.m. with swimming events kicking off at 11:00 a.m.

BONNIES RESULTS
400-MEDLEY RELAY
3. Matt Taccard, Matt Goettler, Edward Donovan, Jordan Powers – 3:32.35
5. John Pietrucha, Alex Massa, Guido Balderrama, Joseph Malafronte – 3:41.23
6. Aidan Wilson, Kevin Grant, Michael Le, Seth Erdley – 3:46.77

1000-YARD FREESTYLE
3. Jack Hughes – 10:20.34
4. Jarrod Schwesinger – 10:20.68
6. Michael Douglas – 10:52.42 

200-YARD FREESTYLE
3. Jordan Powers – 1:46.45
4. David Shakhnrazanov – 1:48.06
6. Alex Massa – 1:53.43 

50-YARD FREESTYLE
1. Matt Taccard – 21.57
2. Nick Burdo – 21.67
6. Logan Hellwig – 22.18 

200-YARD IM
2. Michael White Jr. – 1:52.82
4. Matt Goettler – 2:01.68
5. Joseph Malafronte – 2:02.93 

1-METER DIVE
1. Ryan McLaughlin – 262.73
2. Austin Childs – 245.63 

100-YARD BUTTERFLY
3. Edward Donovan – 52.64
5. Guido Balderrama – 53.28
6. David Shakhnrazanov – 53.41 

100-YARD FREESTYLE
1. Michael White Jr. – 47.19
5. Jordan Powers – 48.13
6. Nick Burdo – 48.32 

100-YARD BACKSTROKE
3. Matt Taccard – 53.08
5. John Pietrucha – 53.82
6. Seth Erdley – 57. 38 

500-YARD FREESTYLE
1. Ben Galinski – 4:49.25
3. Alex Szakelyhidi – 4:51.51
6. Alex Massa – 5:12.72 

3-METER DIVING
1. Austin Childs – 271.80
3. Ryan McLaughlin – 233.63 

100-YARD BREASTROKE
2. Matt Goettler – 59.05
5. Michael Le – 1:01.92
6. Kevin Grant – 1:02.33 

200-YARD FREESTYLE RELAY
2. Nick Burdo, David Shakhnrazanov Michael White Jr., Logan Hellwig – 1:25.26
4. Joseph Malafronte, John Pietrucha, Alex Szakelyhidi, Jack Hughes – 1:31.29
5. Ben Galinski, Guido Balderrama, Trevor Maida, Michael Douglas – 1:31.72

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