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Bonnies Remain In Fourth Place After Day Two At A-10 Championships

Bonnies Remain In Fourth Place After Day Two At A-10 Championships

ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL

GENEVA, Ohio – Tjaard Krusch's fourth-place finish in the 200-IM and David Shakhnazarov's fifth-place mark in the 50-freestyle highlighted day two for the St. Bonaventure University men's swimming and diving team at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships.

The Bonnies sit in fourth-place in the team standings with 143 points. George Washington remains in first with 283 points while George Mason sits second and La Salle is third.

Krusch turned in a time of 1:47.96 in the 200-IM to seize fourth-place, falling 0.02 seconds short of a bronze medal. Fellow sophomore Jason Green qualified for the consolation final, finishing in 1:50.85 in 14th place.

In the 50-freestyle, Shakhnazarov turned in the top SBU time with a 20.56, securing fifth-place. Nick Burdo finished in 12th place, swimming a 20.91 in the consolation final.

In the final event of the evening, the team of Burdo, Krsuch, Shakhnazarov and Marcus Swartfager finished in sixth-place in the 200-freestyle relay, clocking in at 1:22.14.

Action at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Championships resumes Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. with preliminary races.

BONNIES RESULTS
200-IM
4. Tjaard Krusch 1:47.96
14. Jason Green 1:50.85 (consolation final)

50-Freestyle
5. David Shakhnazarov 20.56
12. Nick Burdo 20.91 (consolation final)

200-Freestyle Relay
6. Nick Burdo, Tjaard Krusch, Marcus Swartfager, David Shakhnazarov 1:22.14

TEAM STANDINGS
1. George Washington 283
2. George Mason 257
3. La Salle 177
4. St. Bonaventure 143
5. UMass 140
6. Davidson 125
7. Saint Louis 119
8. Fordham 84

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