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@BonniesMSwim Takes Down Canisius

@BonniesMSwim Takes Down Canisius

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University men's swimming and diving team defeated Canisius, 167-131, in a dual meet on Sunday at Erie Community College.

The Bonnies earned wins in 10 of the 16 events, led by Michael White who had three first place finishes in the 200-butterfly, 100-butterfly and 200-IM, and he also helped the 400-medley relay team to a win.

In one of White's victories, the Bonnies took the top-three spots as  David Shakhnazarov and Joseph Malafronte both finished respectively finished behind him in the 200-IM.

Preston Schilling earned two wins, coming out on top in the 100 and 200-breaststroke.

Matthew Taccard's winning time of 52.71 in the 100-backstroke is the fastest a Bonnie has swam that event so far this year.

The meet's events were bookended by two relays, and the Bonnies came out on top in both events. The 400-medley relay team of Matt Taccard, Matt Goettler, White and Jordan Powers finished at 3:32.15, while the 200-freestyle relay team of Nick Burdo, Matt Taccard, Robert Marshall and Jordan Powers won at 1:26.00.

The Bonnies will be in the pool next at the Zippy Invitational at Akron on Dec. 2-4.

BONNIES RESULTS
400-Medley Relay
1. Matt Taccard, Matt Goettler, Michael White, Jordan Powers -- 3:32.15
4. John Pietrucha, David Shakhnazarov, Edward Donovan, Nick Burdo -- 3:41.25
5. Seth Erdley, Alex Massa, Guido Balderrama, Joseph Malafronte -- 3:47.05

1000-Freestyle
3. Alex Szakelyhidi -- 10:13.96
4. Jack Hughes -- 10:22.79
5. Jarrod Schwesinger -- 10:32.35

200-Freestyle
2. Ben Galinski -- 1:47.33
3. Jordan Powers -- 1:48.52
5. Joseph Malafronte -- 1:52.54

100-Backstroke
1. Matt Taccard – 52.71
4. John Pietrucha – 55.48
6. Aidan Wilson – 58.21 

100-Breaststroke
1. Preston Schilling – 59.20
2. Matt Goettler – 1:00.29
4. Kevin Grant – 1:03.33 

200-Butterfly
1. Michael White – 1:54.45
2. Edward Donovan – 1:57.17
3. Guido Balderrama – 1:57.64 

50-Freestyle
3. Logan Hellwig – 22.06
5. Jordan Powers – 22.08
6. David Shakhnazarov – 22.09 

1-meter Diving
2. Austin Childs – 243.23 

100-Freestyle
1. Nick Burdo – 48.17
3. Logan Hellwig – 48.93
T-5. Alex Szakelyhidi – 50.06
T-5. Robert Marshall – 50.06 

200-Backstroke
2. John Pietrucha – 1:58.06
3. Matt Taccard – 2:01.07
6. Aidan Wilson – 2:04.93 

200-Breaststroke
1. Preston Schilling – 2:11.52
2. Matt Goettler – 2:14.67
4. Kevin Grant – 2:20.15 

500-Freestyle
1. Ben Galinski – 4:49.24
4. Jarrod Schwesinger – 5:00.65
6. Alex Massa – 5:14.17 

100-Butterfly
1. Michael White – 51.14
3. Logan Hellwig – 53.12
4. Guido Balderrama – 53.41 

3-meter Diving
3. Austin Childs 

200-IM
1. Michael White – 1:54.24
2. David Shakhnazarov – 2:01.63
3. Joseph Malafronte – 2:02.23 

200-Freestyle Relay
1. Nick Burdo, Matt Taccard, Robert Marshall, Jordan Powers – 1:26.00
3. Matt Goettler, Preston Schilling, Logan Hellwig, David Shakhnazarov – 1:30.21
6. Jack Hughes, Alex Szakelyhidi, Joseph Malafronte, Kevin Grant – 1:31.95

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