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Trips to the Podium in Both Events Lands @BonniesMSwim Atop the Leaderboard at Atlantic 10 Championships

Trips to the Podium in Both Events Lands @BonniesMSwim Atop the Leaderboard at Atlantic 10 Championships

Results (PDF)

GENEVA, Ohio – The St. Bonaventure University men's swimming and diving team finished the first day of action at the 2017 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships with 66 points, tied for first place.

Opening day at the championships saw just two events, and the Bonnies made the most of their opportunities.

In the 200-medley relay, the team of Matt Taccard, Preston Schilling, Michael White and David Shakhnazarov finished second at 1:29.12, just over a half-second shy of the first-place time.

The Brown and White turned in another strong performance in the 800-freestyle relay as the team of Nick Burdo, White, Shaknazarov and Jack Hughes timed in at 6:37.10, trailing the second-place team by just over a half-second.

Thursday's full day of action will include prelims and finals for the 500-freestyle, 200-IM, 50-freestyle and 1-meter diving, along with the 200-freestyle relay.

BONNIES RESULTS
200-Medley Relay
2. Matt Taccard, Preston Schilling, Michael White, David Shakhnazarov: 1:29.12

800-Freestyle Relay
3. Nick Burdo, Michael White, David Shakhnazarov, Jack Hughes: 6:37.10

STANDINGS AFTER ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 1 OF 4
1. St Bonaventure University 66

1. Saint Louis University 66
3. La Salle University 64
4. University of Massachusetts 60
5. Fordham University 58
6. George Mason University 50
7. George Washington University 40
8. Davidson College 22

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