Women's Swimming & Diving

Halladay '18 leads Hamilton at NESCAC swimming & diving meet

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

Hamilton College's Jess Halladay '18 starred for the Continentals at the 2018 NESCAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at Williams College's Samuelson-Muir Pool on Saturday.

Halladay finished in ninth place in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:35.93. She made a run at her personal-record time of 10:28.45 set last year.

Three swimmers earned team points for Hamilton in the 100 backstroke. Emma Raynor '18 landed in fifth place in the consolation final (13th overall) with a time of 59.14 seconds, but her time of 58.26 seconds in the preliminary heats put her in second place on the Continentals' top times list behind national champion Maggie Rosenbaum '14. Sadie Logan '20 took eighth place in the consolation final (16th overall) in 1:00.09 and Katie Weinzierl '21 finished seventh in the pre-consolation final (23rd overall) with a time of 1:01.62. Logan's prelim time of 59.51 seconds moved her into fourth place on the top times list. Weinzierl posted a time of 1:01.53 in the preliminary heats. 

Julia Martin '21 ended up sixth in the pre-consolation final (22nd overall) of the 100 breaststroke (1:09.21), and Renee Varga '20 was eighth in the pre-consolation final (24th overall) of the 400 individual medley (4:55.90). Varga's time in the preliminary heats was 4:50.91.

Hamilton has collected 297 points through the first two days and is in 10th place. The third and final day of the championships begin with the preliminary heats at 10 a.m. The finals start at 5:30 p.m.