Women's swimmers win six events in dual meet with RIT

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

Hamilton College women's swimmers finished first in six events, but the Continentals dropped a dual meet against the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers at Hamilton's Bristol Pool on Saturday afternoon.

The loss was the first in five dual meets for the Continentals this season. RIT prevailed with 158 team points to 136 for Hamilton. The Continentals travel for a training trip and then take on Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m.

Sam Karlson '23 captured first place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:58.94 and took the top spot in the 100 free in 54.33 seconds. Sadie Logan '20 was Hamilton's other double winner as she touched the wall first in the 50 free with a time of 25.41 seconds and in the 200 backstroke (2:13.75). Logan was runner-up to Karlson in the 200 free (1:59.38).

Isabelle Lepesant '21 returned from injury and posted a win in the 200 butterfly (2:20.00). Karly Leiman '22 finished right behind Lepesant (2:22.16) and Tatum Barclay '22 was a close third (2:22.82).

Lucy Hamann '22 picked up the other victory in the 100 fly (1:02.42) and was second in the 100 back (1:01.20). Kenzie Burton '22 was edged by Hamann by less than a tenth of a second in the 100 fly (1:02.49).

Julia Martin '21 ended up in second place in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.40) and in the 200 breast (2:35.15). Patricia Shiebler '21 landed in third place in the 1,000 free (11:34.98).