LEWISBURG, Pa. – For the eighth time since the facility opened in 2003, Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium will serve as the host facility for the Patriot League Swimming & Diving Championships. The four-day event begins Wednesday and runs through Saturday. Prelims each day are slated for 10 a.m., while each night’s finals are scheduled for 6 p.m. The meet will kick off Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the women’s three-meter diving prelims.

A live video broadcast of the entire meet will be available via the Patriot League Network, while live results can be found on BucknellBison.com.

The Bison went 4-6, including 4-3 against Patriot League opponents, this season. They posted wins over American, Lafayette, Loyola, and Lehigh. They earned two Patriot League Swimmer of the Week honors this season. There were won by Chadd Cummings and Chris Devlin.

Bucknell has finished fourth at the conference meet in each of the past three years and has finished in the top half of the team standings in 25 of 26 seasons. 

Meet Information
► Live Results
► Live Video
► Patriot League Championships Site/Schedule of Events

Bucknell’s All-Time Patriot League Championships Results
1991 (7th), 1992 (4th), 1993 (4th), 1994 (4th), 1995 (3rd), 1996 (3rd), 1997 (3rd), 1998 (3rd), 1999 (3rd), 2000 (3rd), 2001 (3rd), 2002 (4th), 2003 (1st), 2004 (2nd), 2005 (4th), 2006 (3rd), 2007 (3rd), 2008 (2nd), 2009 (2nd), 2010 (2nd), 2011 (3rd), 2012 (2nd), 2013 (3rd), 2014 (4th), 2015 (4th), 2016 (4th)
- Number of Each Finish: 1st (1), 2nd (5), 3rd (11), 4th (8), 7th (1)

Bucknell’s Returning Patriot League Championships Scorers
-      Louis Behnen
2014: 2nd in 400 IM, 3rd in 1650 free, 5th in 500 free
2015: 2nd in 400 Im, 2nd in 1,650 free, 4th in 500 free
2016: 3rd in 1650 free, 4th in 500 free, 4th in 400 IM
-      Mitch Buccalo
2016: 6th in 400 IM, 6th in 200 fly
-      Chadd Cummings
2016: 7th in 100 breast, 9th in 200 breast
-       Chris Devlin
2015: 1st in 400 IM, 2nd in 200 back, 5th in 100 back
2016: 1st in 400 IM, 1st in 200 back, 4th in 200 IM
-       Denver Freeman
2015: 8th in 500 free, 12th in 200 free, 14th in 200 fly
2016: 10th in 500 free, 11th in 1650 free, 16th in 200 free
-       Sam Mackie
2015: 12th in 200 breast, 14th in 100 breast
-      Charlie McFarland
2016: 13th in 100 breast, 14th in 100 free, 15th in 200 IM
-     Jack Robinson
2014: 6th in 200 back, 8th in 400 IM, 13th in 100 back
2015:7th in 400 IM, 8th in 200 back, 11th in 500 free
2016: 3rd in 100 back, 4th in 200 back, 7th in 200 free
-       Sam Rutan
2015: 6th in 1,650 free, 7th in 500 free, 15th in 200 free
2016: 9th in 1650 free, 16th in 500 free

Career All-Patriot League Awards
-       Louis Behnen – 2014 (1st Team); 2015 (2nd Team), 2016 (1st Team)
-       Chris Devlin – 2015 (1st Team), 2016 (1st Team)
-       Jack Robinson – 2016 (2nd Team)

2016-17 Weekly Awards
• Patriot League Swimmer of the Week – Chadd Cummings (10/4), Chris Devlin (11/1)