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Bonnies Women's Swimming Finishes Sixth in Akron Invitational

Bonnies Women's Swimming Finishes Sixth in Akron Invitational

AKRON, Ohio – The St. Bonaventure University women's swimming and diving team finished sixth in the three-day Akron Zippy Invite with 616 points.

Alyssa Levac highlighted the Bonnies' performances with a fourth-place finish in the 200-breaststroke with a time of 2:17.06, which broke the St. Bonaventure all-time record in the event.

Maria Rocchi followed close behind in the event at 2:21.41. In the morning's preminimaries, Rocchi earned her new personal best with a time of 2:19.0

Devon McFadden was the lone Bonnie to swim in the 200-backstroke and finished at 2:03.32, which was good for an 11th place finish. 

The 400-freesetyle relay team of Rachel Taylor, Kathryn Godlewski, Bridget Jordan and Samantha Kuchinski finished eighth at 3:29.51.

This event at Akron served as the lone swimming action of December for the Bonnies. The next time St. Bonaventure will compete will be Jan. 14 at Binghamton.

FINAL STANDINGS
1. Akron, University of 2007
2. Oakland University 1614
3. University at Buffalo 1546.5
4. Cornell University 1259
5. University of Toledo 823.5
6. St. Bonaventure University 616
7. Clarion University 354
8. Bloomsburg University 293
9. Niagara University 274
10. Wheeling Jesuit University 86

BONNIES RESULTS

1650-YARD FREESTYLE
17. Michaela Ryan: 17:37.81
18. Tayler Gnan: 17:43.34

200-YARD BACKSTROKE
11. Devon McFadden: 2:03.32

200-YARD BREASTSTROKE
4. Alyssa Levac: 2:17.06
8. Maria Rocchi: 2:21.41 

200-YARD BUTTERFLY
18. Adele Ferris: 2:08.87
20. Emily Quinn: 2:09.45

400-YARD FREESTYLE RELAY
8. Rachel Taylor, Kathryn Godlewski, Bridget Jordan, Samantha Kuchinski: 3:29.51
17. Tayler Gnan, Brooke Morrisseau, Katherine Craig, Ava Bianchi: 3:40.64