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Bonnies Defeat Niagara, 141-98, To Conclude Dual Meet Season

Bonnies Defeat Niagara, 141-98, To Conclude Dual Meet Season

LEWISTON, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure women's swimming and diving team finished up the dual meet season Friday afternoon at Niagara and the Bonnies are heading into championship season on a high note after defeating the Purple Eagles, 141-98. 

The Bonnies started the meet on the right foot by winning the 200-medley relay. The team of Zanre Oberholzer, Rachel Kimmel, Mia Cote and Ivana Janssen won the event with a time of 1:50.84.

The quartet of Hayley Tasselmyer, Allison Lenda, Marissa Carrig and Janssen also won the 200-freestyle relay, clocking in at 1:41.85.

Tasselmyer and Kimmel doubled up for the Brown and White in individual events Friday. Tasselmyer was the winner of the 200-freestyle (1:59.08) and the 500-freestyle (5:17.87). Kimmel earned wins in the 200-IM (2:10.17) and the 100-freestyle (54.94).

Also winning for the Bonnies were Elena Rohr, Emerson Graham and Oberholzer. Rohr took first in the 3-meter dive, posting a total score of 242.70. Graham won the 100-breaststroke in 1:09.47 and Oberholzer grabbed first in the 100-backstroke, clocking in at 59.19.

The Bonnies return to the pool Feb. 19 on the first day of the Atlantic 10 Championships at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

200-Medley Relay
1. Zanre Oberholzer, Rachel Kimmel, Mia Cote, Ivana Janssen 1:50.84

2. Maria Mangini 11:25.34
3. Allison Lenda 11:46.91

1. Hayley Tasselmyer 1:59.08
2. Claire Schaef 2:02.36
6. Marissa Carrig 2:07.09

4. Ivana Janssen 25.82
5. Elena Rohr 25.85
6. Erin Carmody 27.23

1. Rachel Kimmel 2:10.17
2. Beth Thomas 2:14.89
4. Zanre Oberholzer 2:21.69

1-Meter Diving
2. Elena Rohr 222.22
3. Izzy Aguilera 209.47
5. Mary Wilson 152.70

2. Mia Cote 59.68
4. Emerson Graham 1:01.53
5. Claire Schaef 1:04.56

1. Rachel Kimmel 54.94
5. Mia Cote 58.88
6. Marissa Carrig 1:00.23

1. Zanre Oberholzer 59.19
2. Allison Lenda 1:00.76
5. Tayler Gnan 1:06.30

1. Hayley Tasselmyer 5:17.87
2. Maria Mangini 5:35.76
5. Tayler Gnan 5:44.82

3-Meter Diving
1. Elena Rohr 242.70
2. Izzy Aguilera 218.85
4. Mary Wilson 136.50

1. Emerson Graham 1:09.47
2. Beth Thomas 1:11.45

200-Freestyle Relay
1. Hayley Tasselmyer, Allison Lenda, Marissa Carrig, Ivana Janssen 1:41.85

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