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Kimmel Medals Again, Bonnies Finish Eighth At A-10 Championships

Kimmel Medals Again, Bonnies Finish Eighth At A-10 Championships

GENEVA, Ohio – Rachel Kimmel's silver medal highlighted the St. Bonaventure University women's swimming team's final day of competition at the 2021 Atlantic 10 Championships.

Kimmel swam a 2:14.72 in the finals of the 200-breaststroke to win a silver medal, adding to the gold she won Friday in the 100-breaststroke. Kimmel's career medal count now stands at seven.

Hayley Tasselmyer also turned in a strong performance in the 200-breaststroke, placing fourth with a time of 2:15.77.

Earlier in the afternoon, Katrina Wardner earned an eighth place finish in the 100-freestyle, clocking in at 52.13.

In the 1650-freestyle, Claire Schaef finished in 14th place with a time of 17:21.87 while Makenna McCartney placed 24th, posting a time of 18:21.95.

Wardner teamed up with Amy O'Rourke, Allison Lenda and Paige Kasemsuwannakaeth in the 400-freestyle relay to close out the championship meet, turning in a time of 3:29.76 for 10th place.

The Bonnies finish the weekend in eighth-place with 215 points. Richmond took home the championship trophy with 687.5 points. Duquesne finished in second with 539 points while Davidson rounded out the top three with 515 points.

BONNIES RESULTS
100-Freestyle
8. Katrina Wardner 52.13

200-Breaststroke
2. Rachel Kimmel 2:14.72
4. Hayley Tasselmyer 2:15.77

1650-Freestyle
14. Claire Schaef 17:21.87
24. Makenna McCartney 18:21.95

400-Freestyle Relay
10. Katrina Wardner, Amy O'Rourke, Allison Lenda, Paige Kasemsuwannakaeth 3:29.76

TEAM STANDINGS
1. Richmond 687.5
2. Duquesne ­­539
3. Davidson 515
4. George Washington 438
5. UMass 352
6. George Mason 317
7. La Salle 254.5
8. St. Bonaventure 215
9. Saint Louis 206
10. Rhode Island 113

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