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Men's swimming & diving loses to Union, 136-103

Jake DeConinck '11 wins two events for Hamilton

By Meghan Stetson (mstetson)  |  Contact Meghan Stetson (mstetson)
Posted January 31, 2009
Tags Men's Swimming and Diving

Jake DeConinck '11 recorded two event victories, but Hamilton College fell to Union College in a dual meet at Bristol Pool on Jan. 31. The Dutchmen finished the day with a 136-103 advantage in points total.

The Dutchmen finished the day with a 136-103 advantage in points. Hamilton returns to action on Friday, Feb. 6, with a dual meet at Bristol Pool against Le Moyne College.

DeConinck finished first in the 100-yard freestyle in 48.20 seconds and touched the wall at 1:46.30 to win the 200 free. Bowie Sievers '11 recorded the Continentals' only other first-place finish in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:01.56.

Sievers was edged by .13 seconds in the 200 butterfly as he was runner-up in 1:58.61. Sievers and Jared Mereness '10 ended up less than a second behind the winner in the 200 breaststroke. Mereness' time was 2:16.27 and Sievers was clocked at 2:16.41.

Jason Brown '09 took second place in the 1,650 free with a time of 17:25.29. Diver Zak Krassin '11 was second in the 3-meter springboard with 244.45 points and missed out on a victory in the 1-meter by two points as he finished with 246.10.

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