NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – St. Bonaventure University men's diving freshman Matthew Bielobradek has been named Atlantic 10 Rookie Performer of the Week, conference officials announced Tuesday.
Bielobradek made his Bonnies debut a memorable one by winning the 3-meter dive on the first day of the Justin Jennings Memorial Invite at Colgate last Friday. His score of 252.05 points almost three points better than the second place finisher. He helped the Bonnies to a season-opening victory in the five-team meet
The North Riverside, Ill. native, Bielobradek also grabbed second in the 1-meter dive with 254.60 points, tallying 17 points for the Bonnies team score.
The Bonnies are back in action Oct. 20 when Colgate visits the Reilly Center Pool in St. Bonaventure's 2018-19 home debut. Diving will start at 11:30 a.m. and swimming will begin at 2:30 p.m.
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