Hamilton men swimmers win four events at SUNY New Paltz

Case Tatro '18 (Josh McKee photo)
Case Tatro '18 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College men's swimming and diving team dropped a dual meet against SUNY New Paltz by the score of 115-88 at New Paltz's Elting Pool on Saturday afternoon.

Three Continentals finished first in four individual events as Hamilton evened its record at 1-1. Tripp Miller '18 claimed victories in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:50.02 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:16.02.

Case Tatro '18 captured first place in the 500 free (5:09.81), and Ben Cooper '18 grabbed the top spot in the 200 backstroke (2:05.35). Evan Tatro '20 was runner-up in the 100 free with a time of 50.22 seconds, Trevor Pearson '18 came in second behind Case Tatro in the 500 free (5:11.02), and Jordan Allen '19 was close behind Cooper in the 200 back (2:07.97).

The foursome of Case Tatro, Valentin Scognamillo '21, Jake Lowy '19 and Miller took second place in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:32.95 -- just .06 seconds behind New Paltz.

The Continentals host the 2017 Hamilton Swimming and Diving Invitational at Bristol Pool on Dec. 1 and 2. Friday's session begins at 5 p.m., Saturday's early session starts at 10 a.m. and the third and final session is scheduled for 5 p.m.