Women's Swimming & Diving

Women's swimmers win four events at Union on Friday night

Isabelle Lepesant '21 (Michael P. Doherty photo)
Isabelle Lepesant '21 (Michael P. Doherty photo)

The Hamilton College women's swimming and diving team dropped their first meet of 2018 at Union College by a score of 155-125 in Schenectady on Friday night.

In Hamilton's first of three meets this weekend, three swimmers finished first in the individual events. Emma Raynor '18 won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:01.61. Jess Halladay '18 captured the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:27.55. There was some family friendly competition in the 100 butterfly as Isabelle Lepesant '21 claimed the top time of 1:03.02. Older sister Madeleine Lepesant '19 was right on her tail with a time of 1:03.08.

Raynor claimed second place in the 200 back with a time of 2:13.67. Sadie Logan '20 also finished second in the 100 back with a time of 1:01.98, which was less than a half-second behind Raynor. Julia Martin '21 finished second in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 free with times of 2:34.42 and 2:02.87, respectively. Madeleine Lepesant took second place in the 200 fly with a time of 2:17.01. Erin Lewis '18 claimed second place in the 100 breast just .08 seconds behind the winner with a time of 1:12.57. In the 1,000 free Halladay took home second place with a time of 11:09.22.

Hamilton's 200 free relay of Raynor, Jessica Khanna '21, Logan and Caroline Paulson '21 claimed the top spot with a time of 1:45.35.

On Saturday the Continentals travel to Williamstown, Mass., to take on both Williams and Middlebury in their first NESCAC matchup of the season at 1 p.m.

-- Release by Julia Booth '19