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Bronze Medal Leads Bonnies To Third Place After Day One At A-10 Championships

Alec Thomas, Marcus Swartfager, Jason Green and Maciej Danilewski pose for a photo after winning a bronze medal at A-10 Championships. (Photo Credit: Credit John Reid/Atlantic 10 Conference)
Alec Thomas, Marcus Swartfager, Jason Green and Maciej Danilewski pose for a photo after winning a bronze medal at A-10 Championships. (Photo Credit: Credit John Reid/Atlantic 10 Conference)

GENEVA, Ohio – Jason Green, Alec Thomas, Maciej Danilewski and Marcus Swartfager captured the bronze medal in the 800-freestyle relay to headline day one of the 2021 Atlantic 10 Championships for the St. Bonaventure men's swim team Wednesday at the SPIRE Institute.

Green, Thomas, Danilewski and Swartfager finished with a time of 6:39.54, edging out the team from La Salle by just under .3 seconds to earn a spot on the podium.

The Bonnies are currently in third place with 62 points in the team standings, just six points behind Davidson which leads the meet with 68 points. George Mason sits in second place with 66 points.

Danilewski, Green, Tjaard Krusch and William Lowe teamed up for a time of 1:29.86 in the 200-medley relay, earning a fourth-place finish in the first event of the day.

The Bonnies are back in the pool Thursday afternoon with preliminaries starting at 12:15 p.m. The Bona diving team will also begin its A-10 Championship meet Thursday at George Mason with the 1-meter diving event.

BONNIES RESULTS
200-Medley Relay
4. Maciej Danilewski, Jason Green, Tjaard Krusch, William Lowe 1:29.86

800-Freestyle Relay
3. Jason Green, Alec Thomas, Maciej Danilewski, Marcus Swartfager 6:39.54

TEAM STANDINGS
1. Davidson 68
2. George Mason 66
3. St. Bonaventure 62
4. UMass 60
5. La Salle 58
6. Saint Louis 50
7. George Washington 40

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