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Bonnies Host Colgate In Home Debut Saturday

Bonnies Host Colgate In Home Debut Saturday

ST. BONAVENTURE vs. COLGATE
Saturday, Oct. 20 – Dive 11:30 a.m./Swim 2:30 p.m.
St. Bonaventure, N.Y. – Reilly Center Pool

The St. Bonaventure University women's swimming and diving team is set for its home dual meet debut at the Reilly Center Pool Saturday, Oct. 20 against Colgate. The diving portion of the meet will begin at 11:30 a.m. and swimming will begin at 2:30 p.m.

LAST TIME OUT
The Bonnies finished third behind Rutgers and UMass in their first meet of the season at the Justin Jennings Memorial Invite at Colgate Oct. 5-6. Freshman Rachel Kimmel was the winner of the 100-breaststroke and also set a meet record with a time of 1:04.80. She also grabbed first-place in the 200-breaststroke clocking in at 2:25.00.

STARTING STRONG
In their first event of the season, the Bonnies were able to rack up 10 total top-five finishes overall. Freshman Claire Schaef and Kimmel each had three top-five finishes, while sophomores Katrina Wardner added two and Mia Cote had one. The 400-freestyle relay team of Ivana Janssen, Rachel Taylor, Kelsey Cordery and Wardner also earned a top-five finish.

ABOUT COLGATE
Colgate finished fourth at the Justin Jennings Memorial Invite to open its 2018-19 season. Beth Caruana and Lauren deTorres led the Raiders with a combined three top-five finishes at the invitational. Most recently, Colgate fell to Loyola (MD), 166-129, Oct. 13. The Raiders won five events against the Greyhounds in their first dual meet of the season.

UP NEXT
St. Bonaventure women's swimming and diving returns to the pool Saturday, Oct. 27 for the Atlantic 10 Classic at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The meet will run through Sunday, Oct. 28. Saturday will feature two sessions with the first session beginning at 11:00 a.m. and the second session starts at 6:00 p.m. Action resumes Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

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