Women swimmers finish first in seven events in win at Union

Sam Karlson '23 (Josh McKee photo)
Sam Karlson '23 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals took the top spot in seven swimming events and defeated Union College in a dual meet at Union's Alumni Gym Pool on Wednesday night.

Hamilton (4-1-1 dual meet record) prevailed by a score of 145-92. The Continentals host Middlebury College and nationally ranked No. 10 Williams College at Bristol Pool on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 1 p.m.

Sadie Logan '20 and Sam Karlson '23 were part of three victories apiece. They were joined by Julia Martin '21 and Lucy Hamann '22 on a winning 200-yard medley relay that recorded a time of 1:55.12.

Logan captured first place in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.89 seconds and the 100 backstroke (1:01.98). Karlson grabbed first place in the 100 free with a time of 55.06 seconds and the 200 free (2:00.16). Martin was runner-up to Karlson in the 200 free (2:03.12) and Hamann landed in third place in the 500 free (5:37.41).

Hamilton swept the relays as Anna Edelson '23, Hana Lindsey '20, Claire Campbell '22 and Meredith Gioia '22 won the 200 free relay in 1:45.19. Gioia was second to Logan in the 50 free with a time of 26.03 seconds and was right behind Logan again in the 100 back (1:03.22).

Maddie Carter '23 touched the wall first in the 100 breaststroke (1:12.38) and finished second in the 100 fly (1:01.92). Jillian Rhodes '22 followed Carter in the 100 breast (1:13.77), Patricia Shiebler '21 was runner-up in the 1,000 free (11:30.60), and Isabelle Lepesant '21 ended up third in the 100 fly (1:02.14).