Women's swimming & diving sinks Union for dual meet win

Sadie Logan '20 (Josh McKee photo)
Sadie Logan '20 (Josh McKee photo)

Hamilton College's Sadie Logan '20 finished first in two individual events and helped a relay to another victory, and the Continentals defeated Union College 143-98 in a dual meet at Hamilton's Bristol Pool on Wednesday night.

The Continentals (3-3 in dual meets) were competing at home for the last time this season. Madeleine Lepesant '19 and Sarah Pickup '19 were honored before the meet during a senior recognition ceremony.

Logan was a winner in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.48 seconds and took the top spot in the 100 backstroke in 1:00.12. She led off a 200 medley relay that posted a winning time of 1:54.15. Julia Martin '21, Karly Leiman '22 and Caroline Paulson '21 rounded out the relay.

Martin grabbed first place in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.52) and was runner-up in the 400 individual medley (4:54.39). Leiman landed in third place in the 100 butterfly (1:01.83) and helped the 200 free relay to first place (1:45.35). She was joined on that relay by Phoebe Parker '22, Kenzie Burton '22 and Meredith Gioia '22.

Gioia captured first place in the 100 free with a time of 56.98 seconds and ended up second behind Logan in the 50 free in 26.29 seconds. Parker was just behind Gioia in the 100 free with a time of 57.62 seconds, and Burton claimed third place in the 200 free (2:04.39).

Lucy Hamann '22 boasted wins in the 200 free (2:01.41) and the 500 free (5:24.52). Lepesant finished second in the 100 fly (1:01.66) and Jillian Rhodes '22 was a close second behind Martin in the 100 breast (1:10.64) in the most exciting race of the night, and landed in third place in the 400 IM (4:55.90). In diving Pickup was runner-up in the 3-meter springboard with 211.25 points.

Hamilton gets right back into the pool on Saturday, Jan. 26 for a dual meet against Middlebury College and Williams College at Middlebury's Natatorium at 1 p.m.