ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure women's swimming and diving team defeated Binghamton, 188-112, on Senior Day Monday afternoon, taking victory in 15 out of 16 events along the way.
Oberholzer and Kimmel then earned back-to-back victories for the Bonnies in the 100-backstroke and 100-breaststroke. Oberholzer turned in a time of 58.20 to win the 100-backstroke and Kimmel won the 100-breaststroke, with a victorious time of 1:05.18.
In the 200-butterfly, Mia Cote took first place, finishing in 2:09.09, two seconds ahead of second place. Wardner claimed another victory in the 100-freestyle, taking first place in 53.52.
Oberholzer, Kimmel, Schaef and Cote all captured a second victory on the afternoon for the Bonnies.
Oberholzer won the 200-backstroke with a time of 2:08.11 and Kimmel captured first in the 200-breaststroke, ringing in at 2:21.66. Schaef earned the win in the 500-freestyle in 5:14.55 while Cote won her second butterfly event of the afternoon, winning the 100-butterfly in 57.36.
On the diving boards, senior Elena Rohr swept both the 1- and 3-meter dives with total scores of 274.875 and 272.33, respectively. Senior Izzy Aguilera grabbed second in the 3-meter dive behind Rohr, earning 248.18 points.
Wardner went on to win a third event Monday, taking first in the 400-IM with a time of 4:36.65.
In the final event of the afternoon, Janssen led teammates Cote, Hayley Tasselmyer, and Wardner to victory in the 200-freestyle relay, touching the wall in 1:38.24.
The Bonnies are off until Friday, Jan. 31 when they travel to Lewiston, N.Y. to take on Niagara. Diving is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. while swimming is set for 1:30 p.m.
1. Zanre Oberholzer, Rachel Kimmel, Mia Cote, Ivana Janssen 1:47.93
4. Allison Lenda, Emerson Graham, Claire Schaef, Erin Carmody 1:53.79
6. Tayler Gnan, Beth Thomas, Makenna McCartney, Maria Mangini 1:59.95
1. Ivana Janssen, Mia Cote, Hayley Tasselmyer, Katrina Wardner 1:38.24
4. Allison Lenda, Marissa Carrig, Zanre Oberholzer, Maria Mangini 1:45.49
6. Elena Rohr, Izzy Aguilera, Tayler Gnan, Erin Carmody 1:53.06
Senior Day ✅— Bonnies Swim & Dive (@BonniesSwimDive) January 21, 2020
Two wins ✅
Yesterday was fun! pic.twitter.com/bgTEETudft
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