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Women in fifth after day three at A-10 Championships

Women in fifth after day three at A-10 Championships

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The St. Bonaventure women's swimming and diving team finished the third day of the Atlantic 10 Championships at the Flickinger Center in fifth-place with 228 points.

In the first event of the night, Whitney Dougherty placed 13th in the 400-yard IM consolation final with a time of 4:35.93.

The Bonnies looked to the 100-yard butterfly to help move up the ranks. In the finals, junior Lanae Petty finished in fourth-place with a time of 56.66. In the consolation finals freshman Catherine Parker finished in 11th-place and senior Katherne Valentine placed 13th with times of 57.36 and 57.89, respectively.

The 200-yard freestyle freshman Jeanette Dietrich finished in seventh-place with a time of 152.85.

In the 100-yard breaststroke finals, freshman Paige Gutowski finished in second-place with a time of 1:03.95. In the consolation finals, Mckenzie Courtney placed 13th, touching in at 1:07.68.

In the women's 3-meter dive, Chrysta Currier came in 10th-place with a score of 175.70 while Alycia Gossett placed 13th with a score of 160.45.

In the 400-yard IM, the Brown and White placed fourth with a time of 3:50.69.

At the end of the day, Richmond holds a sizeable lead on the women's board with 529 points, followed by Fordham in second (428). Rounding out the women's' standings are UMass (313), La Salle (233.5), Duquesne (219.5), Rhode Island (182.5), St. Louis (163), George Washington (154.5) and St. Xavier (142).

The Bonnies will return to the Flickinger Center tomorrow for the final day of competition with prelims beginning at 10:30 a.m. followed by the finals at 6:30 p.m.