Women's swimming & diving cruises to win
Hamilton College's Maggie Rosenbaum '14 set a pool record and the Continentals defeated Rensselaer in a dual meet at Hamilton's Bristol Pool on Feb. 1.
The Continentals (3-6 overall) racked up 159 team points to Rensselaer's 131. Hamilton won't compete again until the 2014 NESCAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at Williams College on Friday, Feb. 14.
Rosenbaum sprinted to a Bristol Pool record time of 55.41 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly. She also holds the program record with a time of 54.36 seconds. Rosenbaum took first place in the 100 backstroke in 59.63 seconds.
Rosenbaum was part of a pair of winning relays. The 400 medley relay of Allie Reeder '14, Lauren Halladay '16, Rosenbaum and Sarah Hooper '16 posted a time of 4:10.03. The 400 freestyle relay of Rosenbaum, Hannah Mooney '17, Hooper and Reeder recorded a time of 3:43.39.
Hooper captured first place in the 50 free with a time of 25.16 seconds and the 100 free in 55.20 seconds. Reeder finished first in the 50 back with a time of 30.02 seconds.
McKenna Kelly '15 won the 200 free (2:00.46) and the 1,000 free (11:03.07) and was runner-up in the 500 free (5:24.62). Sarah Dempsey '14 was a double winner in the 50 fly with a time of 28.20 seconds and the 200 individual medley (2:16.63).
Lauren King '16 ended up second in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.98), Mooney was third in the 200 free (2:01.64) and Molly Ferguson '14 wound up in third place in the 3-meter springboard with 218.02 points.