ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure men's swimming and diving team used 14 individual victories to defeat Binghamton, 201-99, on Senior Day Monday afternoon at the Reilly Center Pool.
In the 1000-freestyle, freshman Elias Petri grabbed the win with a time of 10:00.43, 12 seconds ahead of second place. Shakhnazarov picked up another win for the Bonnies in the 200-freestyle, finishing in 1:46.10.
Tjaard Krusch was the next Bonnies swimmer to win, taking first place in the 100-backstroke with a time of 51.45. Collinson followed him winning the 100-breaststroke, posting a time of 58.40. Alec Thomas earned another victory for the Brown and White, swimming a 21.39 for first place in the 50-freestyle.
The Bonnies continued their winning ways into the latter stages of the meet, winning the 100-freestyle, 200-backstroke, 200-breaststroke and the 500-freestyle. Nick Burdo captured his first win of the day in the 100-freestyle, turning in a time of 47.19 while Krusch won the 200-backstroke with a time of 1:56.57. Collison took first in the 200-breaststroke, clocking in at 2:10.04, and Petri claimed his second win of the day in the 500-freestyle, finishing in at 4:51.85.
Junior Michael Bruno dominated on the diving boards, taking both the 1- and 3-meter dives with total scores of 301.425 and 297.52, respectively.
Collinson earned his third victory of the afternoon, winning the 400-IM in 4:13.02, just .4 seconds ahead of second place.
St. Bonaventure is back in action Friday, Jan. 31 when they head to Lewiston, N.Y. to compete with Niagara. Diving will begin at 11:00 a.m. while swimming is slated for 1:30 p.m.
1. Maciej Danilewski, Hylton Collinson, George Kalletta, David Shakhnazarov 1:34.84
3. Tjaard Krusch, Joseph Sepuca, Jason Green, Nicholas Torre 1:36.73
5. Griffin Witte, Nicholas Nakaya, Tomas Botero, Elias Petri 1:42.47
1. Tjaard Krusch, Alec Thomas, Marcus Swartfager, William Lowe 1:26.25
4. David Shakhnazarov, Nick Burdo, Joseph Malafronte, Seth Erdley 1:30.08
5. Nicholas Torre, Joseph Sepuca, Jason Green, Griffin Witte 1:31.45
Senior Day ✅— Bonnies Swim & Dive (@BonniesSwimDive) January 21, 2020
Two wins ✅
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