ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure men's swimming and diving team held its first meet of the season Sunday afternoon, narrowly dropping a 139-136 decision to rival Niagara at the Reilly Center Pool.
The Bonnies collected several individual victories on the day.
Freshman Teddy Murphey made a solid debut, winning the 1000-freestyle with a time of 10:24.80. He also captured the win in the 200-breaststroke with a time of 2:15.51. He also finished second in the 100-breaststroke (1:02.12) and was part of the second-place finishing 200-medley relay with Zachary Titus, Tommy White and Joseph Sepuca (1:40.71).
Titus, another freshman, also impressed in his debut. He won the 200-backstroke (2:01.85), finished second in the 500-freestyle (5:08.75) and third in the 100-backstroke (55.55).
Also earning wins for the Bonnies was Jason Green who took victory in the 200-free (1:44.75) and 200-IM (2:00.22) along with a second-place finish in the 100-butterfly (52.65). Josh Bannon touched the wall first in the 500-free (5:07.60).
The 200-free relay team of Green, Jaxon Kaster, Jacob Ruffolo and Nick Torre produced a winning time of 1:30.24.
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