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Women's Swimming Begins Action At A-10 Championships

Hayley Tasselmyer gets ready to swim her leg of the 200-medley relay on day one of the Atlantic 10 Championships. (Photo Credit: John Reid/Atlantic 10 Conference)
Hayley Tasselmyer gets ready to swim her leg of the 200-medley relay on day one of the Atlantic 10 Championships. (Photo Credit: John Reid/Atlantic 10 Conference)

GENEVA, Ohio – The St. Bonaventure University women's swimming team began the 2021 Atlantic 10 Championships with a pair of relays Wednesday evening at the SPIRE Institute.

The Brown and White currently sit in eighth place with 48 points after the first day of competition. Davidson leads the competition with 80 points while Richmond (68 points) and Duquesne (64 points) round out the top three.

The Bonnies began the conference championship meet with a fourth-place finish in the 200-medley relay. The team of Zanre Oberholzer, Rachel Kimmel, Katrina Wardner and Hayley Tasselmyer won their heat, turning in a time of 1:43.75.

In the final event of the evening, Wardner, Kimmel and Tasselmyer were joined by Claire Schaef in the 800-freestyle relay, swimming to a ninth-place finish with a time of 7:39.24.

The Bonnies are back in the pool Thursday morning with preliminaries beginning at 8:30 a.m. The Bona diving team will also begin its A-10 Championship meet Thursday at George Mason with the 3-meter diving event.

BONNIES RESULTS
200-Medley Relay
4. Zanre Oberholzer, Rachel Kimmel, Katrina Wardner, Hayley Tasselmyer 1:43.75

800-Freestyle Relay
9. Katina Wardner, Rachel Kimmel, Claire Schaef, Hayley Tasselmyer 7:39.24

TEAM STANDINGS
1. Davidson 80
2. Richmond 68
3. Duquesne 64
4. UMass 50
    Saint Louis 50
    George Mason 50
    La Salle 50
8. St. Bonaventure 48
9. Rhode Island 32
10. George Washington 30

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