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Forward Lydia Bullock '26, right, and the women's hockey team celebrate after their win against Nazareth College.
It was an exciting winter season for Hamilton athletics, which included competing for national titles and numerous conference honors. Here's a look back at some of photographer Josh McKee's favorite action shots. To read more about Hamilton's successes during the winter sports season, visit the Athletics site.

National Runner-up!

Sprint freestyler Nathaniel Taft '27 placed second in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2024 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. His time of 1:36.43 was just .21 off his team-record time from the NESCAC championships in February. 

Women’s Hockey All-American

Women’s hockey defender Sami Quackenbush ’24 was selected for the 2023-24 CCM Hockey/American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) Division III Women's Hockey All-America Team.

Three First-Year Students Among Best in NESCAC

Women’s hockey goalie Teagan Brown ’27, men’s hockey forward Luke Tchor ’27, and Taft 27 were all selected as NESCAC Rookie of the Year in their respective sports.

Brown ranked third in the NESCAC with a 1.20 goals against average and fourth with a .946 save percentage. Tchor led the NESCAC in points (34) and in assists (21) and ranked third in the conference in goals scored (13).  Taft was a two-time NESCAC champion after winning the 50- (19.84) and 100-yard freestyle (43.71) at the conference championships in February.

Hamilton Represented in National Championships

Following an impressive performance in the NESCAC Championships, the nationally ranked women’s ice hockey team earned its second straight at-large bid to the 2024 NCAA Division III Championships. The Continentals defeated Nazareth in the first round before falling to Adrian in the national quarterfinals.

In squash, William Rice ’24, Tate Suratt ’24, and Tobey Suratt ’26 competed in the 2024 National Collegiate Individual Championships and the 2024 U.S. Intercollegiate Doubles Championship in early March.  

Swimmers Taft ’27 and Jade Matthias ’26 earned spots in this year’s NCAA Division III Championships, which are taking place March 20-23 in Greensboro, N.C.

Hamilton puts 101 on NESCAC All-Academic Team

To be honored, an individual must have reached sophomore academic standing, and be in good standing in their sport with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50 or equivalent on a 4.0 scale.

Eight Student-Athletes Selected for NESCAC’s Winter All-Sportsmanship Team

They are selected by each sports’ coaches and student-athletes based on positive contributions to sportsmanship.

More Athletics News

The field hockey team and Head Coach Missy Mariano celebrate an overtime win over Trinity on Sept. 9.

The Best of Fall Sports Action

Joy, celebration, focus, intensity. Photographer Josh McKee shares some of his favorite shots from the Continentals' fall season.

Snow covered chapel

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Momentous celebrations, reaching historic milestones, and enhancements to campus were among Hamilton’s most memorable moments from 2023. Check out our most popular stories from the last year.

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