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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


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.

4. Tjaard Krusch 1:47.96
14. Jason Green 1:50.85 (consolation final)

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

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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