St. Bonaventure University Athletic News
December 16, 2011
ST. BONAVENTURE, NY - The St. Bonaventure women's swimming and diving team defeated little three rival Canisius tonight, 141 to 101.
Lauren Caldwell, Whitney Dougherty and Meaghan McCann took first, second and third for the Bonnies in the 200-yard IM. Caldwell finished first with a time of 2:12.16, Dougherty finished second with a time of 2:17.80 and McCann finished third with a time of 2:19.01.
Caldwell also finished first in the 100-yard IM with a time of 59.40. Lanae Petty touched in just behind with a time of 1:00.44, good for second place.
Petty also finished third in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:02.48.
Ivanna Smirnova and Jeanette Dietrich took the top two spots in both the 50-yard freestyle, with times of 53.62 and 54.03, respectively, and the 100-yard freestyle, with times of 24.95 and 25.23, respectively.
McCann and Natascha Muhl came in first and second for the Brown and White in the 100-yard backstroke. McCann touched in at 1:01.05 good for a first place finish and Muhl came in just behind with a time of 1:03.25 and a second place finish.
In the 1000-yard freestyle, Aly Paz finished first touching in at 11:04.48. Doughery came touched in at 11:28.13, good for a third place finish.
Rachel Bull had two second place finishes for the Bonnies, with a time of 1:57.12 in the 200-yard freestyle and a time of 5:15.94 in the 500-yard freestyle.
Niki Gagen had a third place finish for the team in the 100-yard breaststroke, touching in 1:13.72.
In relay action, the Brown and White finished first and third in the 200-yard medley relay. A team of McCann, McKenzie Courtney, Caldwell and Dietrich came in first place with a time of 1:50.20. And a team of Muhl, Gagen, Summer Sawaya and Erica Pascarella finished with a time of 1:56.76, good for a third place finish.
In diving action that took place on Dec 10, Chrysta Currier finished in 1st place for the Bonnies in the 1-meter and the 3-meter with scores of 204.90 and 196.12, respectively. Alycia Gossett came in 5th in the 1-meter and 2nd in the 3-meter with scores of 172.72 and 183.60, respectively.
The Bonnies will return to the pool on Jan 21 when they travel to face Binghamton, the meet will begin at 1 p.m.