Hamilton College's Reid Swartz '15 captured first place in the 100-yard backstroke in a quadrangular meet with Hartwick College, Ithaca College and SUNY Geneseo at Hamilton's Bristol Pool on Nov. 22.


Swartz posted a time of 52.80 seconds, which was 1.2 seconds better than the rest of the field, in the 100 back. He finished third in the 200 back with a time of 1:58.82.

Ryan Cassidy '17 was runner-up in the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 10:12.04 and was second again in the 500 free in 4:59.86. John McBratney '16 finished in fourth place in the 100 free in 49.36 seconds and fifth in the 200 free with a time of 1:47.76.

Tripp Miller '18 took fourth place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03.14 and was sixth in the 200 breast in 2:21.57 as well as the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:05.91.

Hartwick edged the Continentals with 154 team points to Hamilton's 130. The Continentals lost 190.5-100.5 to Ithaca and to Geneseo, 204-95.

Hamilton hosts its own invitational on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6. Colby College, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Cortland and SUNY Oneonta are scheduled to compete. The first session starts at 4 p.m. on Friday.

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