Women's Swimming & Diving

Halladay '18 leads women's swimming & diving in last home meet

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

Hamilton College wrapped up the dual meet portion of its season at Bristol Pool against nationally ranked No. 20 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Saturday afternoon. RPI posted a 215-83 victory against the Continentals.

Hamilton's Jess Halladay '18 captured first place in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 11:13.03 and was third in the 500 free in 5:32.64.

Julia Martin '21 finished in the top three in three events. Martin collected second place in the 200 individual medley (2:16.09) -- just .21 seconds behind the event winner. She took third place in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.09) and in the 50 free with a time of 26.52 seconds.

Emma Raynor '18 was runner-up in the 200 free (2:02.04) and finished third in the 200 backstroke (2:14.34). Sadie Logan '20 landed in second place in the 100 back (1:01.90) and was fourth in the 200 back (2:14.56). 

Hana Lindsey '20 ended up in fourth place (2:03.73) in the 200 free and in the 100 free with a time of 57.85 seconds. Jessica Khanna '21 claimed third place in the 100 free in 57.31 seconds.

Isabelle Lepesant '21 was runner-up in the 100 butterfly (1:02.00) and sister Madeleine Lepesant '19 was right behind her in third place (1:04.51). Madeleine Lepesant grabbed second place in the 200 fly (2:16.97).

Sarah Pickup '19 finished fourth in 1-meter springboard diving with 196.20 points.

The Continentals honored seniors Halladay, Raynor, Erin Lewis '18, Anya Nugent '18, Missy Paragamian '18 and Olivia Shehan '18 before the meet.

Hamilton is off until the 2018 NESCAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at Williams College. The three-day event begins on Friday, Feb. 16.