Duquesne, La Salle vs. St. Bonaventure

BUFFALO, New York, November 5. THE women's swimming and diving team defeated Duquesne, 174-147, and fell to La Salle, 184-149, in a tri-meet at the Flickinger Aquatics Center Saturday afternoon.

Freshman Meaghan McCann picked up two first place finishes for the Bonnies. She touched in at 2:08.71 in the 200-yard backstroke and finished with a time of 1:00.16 in the 100-yard backstroke.

Sophomore Ivanna Smirnova picked up a first and second place finish for the Brown and White. She finished first in the 100-yard butterfly and finished second in the 100-yard freestyle. She touched in with times of 58.36 and 53.47, respectively.

Paige Gutowski had a good day in breaststroke events for the team. She finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:06.84 and finished third in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:24.38.

Ally Paz, Jeanette Dietrich and Lauren Caldwell all had third place finishes for the Bonnies. Paz touched in at 18:09.95 in the 1650-yard freestyle. Caldwell came in with a time of 2:12.17 in the 200-yard IM. Dietrich had a time of 25.04 in the 50-yard freestyle.

Caldwell clinched a second place finish for the team, coming in at 2:08.47 in the 200-yard butterfly.

In relay action, a team of Smirnova, McCann, Rachel Bull, and Lanae Petty took a first place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:37.10.
In the 400-yard medly relay, McCann, Gutowski, Caldwell and Bull touched in at 3:58.77 for a second place finish. And McCann, Gutowski, Caldwell and Dietrich had a time of 1:51.42 in the 200-yard medly relay good for a third place finish for the Bonnies.

Senior Alycia Gossett took third place in the 1-meter with a score of 193.12, with sophomore Chrysta Currier coming in fourth place with a score of 188.92. In the 3-meter, Currier scored a 209.77 good for third place and Gossett came in fifth place with a score of 190.05.

The Bonnies will return to the pool on Nov. 12 when they travel to Cleveland State to face the Vikings and Valparaiso University. The meet will begin at 1:00 p.m.

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