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Men's Swimming And Diving Defeats Canisius, 150-87

Men's Swimming And Diving Defeats Canisius, 150-87

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure men's swimming and diving team used wins in seven out of 13 events to take down Little Three rival Canisius, 150-87, Friday night at the Reilly Center Pool.

Winning for the Bonnies were David Shakhnazarov, Tjaard Krusch, Matthew Bielobradek and Nick Burdo.

Shakhnazarov paced the Bonnies in the 50-freestyle, taking first with a time of 21.18. Tjaard Krusch was the next to win for the Brown and White, earning first place in the 200-IM, clocking in at 1:55.76.

Burdo captured first place in the 100-freestyle (47.14) while Krusch doubled up, winning the 100-backstroke, turning in a time of 50.81.

The Bonnies concluded Friday's dual meet by winning the 400-freestyle relay. The quartet of Krusch, Burdo, Jake Ruffolo and Marcus Swartfager finished in 3:09.67 to win the event.

On the diving boards, Bielobradek grabbed first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives, earning 262.65 points and 279 points, respectively. Michael Bruno and Austin Campbell took second and third in both events. Bruno earned 253.5 points in the 1-meter dive and 276.525 points in the 3-meter dive, while Campbell registered 250.425 points in the 1-meter dive and 265.2 points in the 3-meter dive.

The Bonnies are back in action Thursday, Nov. 21 when they will head to Morgantown, West Va. to compete at the WVU Diving Invitational. The swimming team gets back in the pool Dec. 6-8 at the Zippy Invite in Akron, Ohio.

400-Medley Relay
2. Maciej Danilewski, Hylton Collinson, Guido Balderrama, Marcus Swartfager 3:27.23
3. Alec Thomas, Joseph Sepuca, Joseph Malafronte, William Lowe 3:34.88
5. Seth Erdley, Nicholas Nakaya, Jason Green, Griffin Witte 3:43.87

2. Tomas Botero 10:01.72
3. Elias Petri 10:06.28
4. Joshua Bannon 10:11.60

2. Nick Burdo 1:44.22
3. Alec Thomas 1:45.93
5. Marcus Swartfager 1:46.82

1. David Shakhnazarov 21.18
3. William Lowe 21.62
6. Seth Erdley 23.80

1. Tjaard Krusch 1:55.76
2. Hylton Collinson 1:56.61
5. Joshua Bannon 2:03.69

1-Meter Dive
1. Matthew Bielobradek 262.65
2. Michael Bruno 253.5
3. Austin Campbell 250.425

2. Guido Balderrama 51.73
3. Joseph Malafronte 52.50
5. Jason Green 53.16
7. Nicholas Torre 55.73

1. Nick Burdo 47.14
2. David Shakhnazarov 47.29
3. Jake Ruffolo 48.27

1. Tjaard Krusch 50.81
2. Maciej Danilewski 51.23
3. Guido Balderrama 54.62

2. Elias Petri 4:53.50
3. Tomas Botero 4:54.22
4. Alec Thomas 4:55.54

3-Meter Dive
1. Matthew Bielobradek 279
2. Michael Bruno 276.525
3. Austin Campbell 265.2

2. Hylton Collinson 58.03
4. Joseph Sepuca 1:03.02
6. Nicholas Nakaya 1:03.54

400-Freestyle Relay
1. Tjaard Krusch, Jake Ruffolo, Marcus Swartfager, Nick Burdo 3:09.67
2. William Lowe, Maciej Danilewski, Joseph Malafronte, David Shakhnazarov 3:10.86
4. Nicholas Torre, Elias Petri, Jason Green, Griffin Witte 3:20.73

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