Women's Swimming & Diving

Halladay '18 nearly breaks 1,000 free team record at NESCAC meet

Jessie Halladay '18 (Josh McKee photo)
Jessie Halladay '18 (Josh McKee photo)

Hamilton College remained in ninth place after the second evening of finals competition at the 2017 NESCAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at Bowdoin College's Greason Pool in Brunswick, Maine, on Saturday.

Jessie Halladay '18 finished in sixth place and nearly broke the team record in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:28.45. Her performance puts her in second place on the top times list behind only the 10:27.69 posted by McKenna Kelly '15 at the 2013 NESCAC meet.

Lauren Klei '18 took first place in the pre-consolation final (17th overall) of the 200 free with a time of 1:57.21. Hamilton placed two swimmers in the pre-consolation final of the 100 backstroke. Emma Raynor '18 landed in second place (18th overall) with a time of 1:00.11 and Sadie Logan '20 was fifth (21st overall) in 1:00.91. Logan's performance put her in sixth place on the program's top times list.

The championships wrap up on Sunday, Feb. 12 with preliminary heats at 10 a.m. and the finals getting underway at 5:30 p.m.