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Petri Earns A-10 Rookie Of The Week Honors

Petri Earns A-10 Rookie Of The Week Honors

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – St. Bonaventure University men's swimming and diving freshman Elias Petri has earned Atlantic 10 Rookie Performer of the Week honors, conference officials announced Tuesday.

Petri earned his first two career victories in the Brown and White this past weekend at the Justin Jennings Memorial Invitational, hosted by Colgate.

On the first day of competition, Petri nabbed his first win in the 1650-freestyle, touching the wall in 16:43.36. The closest competitor was 35 seconds behind.

The Saint Charles, Minn. native won his second individual event in day two, finishing first in the 500-freestyle with a time of 4:44.95.

Petri pushed the Bonnies toward their first victory of the season in the three-team event.

The Brown and White's next action will come Nov. 2 when they travel to Geneva, Ohio for the Atlantic 10 Invitational.

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