Logan '20 stars in women's swimming & diving win over Wesleyan

From left to right: Julia Martin '21, Sadie Logan '20 and Lucy Hamann '22 look for their time after the 200-yard medley relay during a dual meet against Wesleyan at Bristol Pool on Saturday afternoon (Josh McKee photo).
From left to right: Julia Martin '21, Sadie Logan '20 and Lucy Hamann '22 look for their time after the 200-yard medley relay during a dual meet against Wesleyan at Bristol Pool on Saturday afternoon (Josh McKee photo).

Hamilton College swimmers finished first in nine events and the Continentals defeated Wesleyan University in a dual meet at Hamilton's Bristol Pool on Saturday afternoon.

The Continentals prevailed by the score of 163-113. Hamilton has three wins and a tie in four dual meets this season. The Continentals are back in the pool on Saturday, Jan. 11 with another home dual meet against Rochester Institute of Technology at 1 p.m.

Sadie Logan '20 led the way for Hamilton as she took first place in three individual events and led off a winning relay. Logan owned the top time in the 50-yard freestyle at 25.19 seconds, the 100 backstroke (1:00.33) and the 100 individual medley (1:02.27).

Logan, Julia Martin '21, Lucy Hamann '22 and Meredith Gioia '22 made up the winning 200 medley relay that recorded a time of 1:51.18. Martin and Hamann were joined by Sam Karlson '23 and Karly Leiman '22 on a 200 free relay that grabbed the top spot in 1:44.25.

Karlson won the 200 free by more than four seconds with a time of 2:00.53 and finished almost two seconds ahead of the rest of the field in the 100 free in 54.79 seconds. Hamann edged Wesleyan's Caroline Murphy by three one-hundredths of a second for first place in the 50 back with a time of 28.37 seconds. Hamann also touched the wall first in the 500 free (5:34.02).

Leiman was runner-up in the 100 butterfly (1:02.50) and landed in third place in the 50 fly with a time of 28.61 seconds. She was just a tenth of a second behind 50 fly winner Sarah Schou of Wesleyan.

Maddie Carter '23 finished second behind Hamann in the 500 free (5:39.00). Gioia was third in the 50 back with a time of 28.49 seconds as the top three finishers were seperated by a little more than a tenth of a second.