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Men's swimming & diving 5th after day two of NESCAC championships

Contact Paige Mullin (315) 859-4535
Posted February 27, 2010
Tags Men's Swimming and Diving
Hamilton College moved up to fifth place after day two of the 2010 New England Small College Athletic Conference championships at Williams College's Muir-Samuelson Pool on Feb. 27.
 
In the 100-yard breaststroke, Jared Mereness ’10 took second place in the championship final with a time of 58.09 seconds. Mereness' time made a provisional cut for the NCAA Division III championships. Ian Nichols ’13 was first in the 100 breaststroke consolation final and ninth overall in 59.06 seconds.
 
Bowie Sievers ’11 finished in fifth place in the 400 individual medley championship final with a time of 4:08.35, which made a provisional cut for the NCAA championships.

In the 200 freestyle, Jake DeConinck ’11 claimed seventh place in the championship final with a time of 1:43.52. DeConinck clocked in at 1:43.40 in the preliminary heats. Also in the 200 free, Taylor Hogenkamp ’13 finished first in the consolation final and ninth overall in 1:43.68.
 
Chris DeConinck ‘11 finished sixth in the consolation final of the 100 butterfly and 14th overall with a time of 53.06 seconds. In the 1,000 free, Tom Cyran ’12 finished in 14th place, touching the wall in 10:06.42.
 
Hamilton’s quartet of Hogenkamp, Mereness, Sievers and Jake DeConinck took third in the 800 free relay with a time of 6:55.58. The time was good enough to make a provisional cut for the NCAA championships.

The Continentals have a total of 551 team points after the first two days of competition. Williams leads the way with 1,355.5 points. Hamilton will compete in the third and final day of the NESCAC championships on Sunday, Feb. 28.
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