Hamilton College's Sarah Hooper '16 finished first in two events and helped the Continentals win a relay, but Union College held on for a 150-148 victory at Hamilton's Bristol Pool on Saturday afternoon.


Hooper touched the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.91 seconds and in the 100 free in 53.97 seconds. She anchored the winning 400 free relay that posted a time of 3:42.42. Hannah Mooney '17, Sarah Izzo '15 and Emma Raynor '18 rounded out that relay.

McKenna Kelly '15 took first place in the 1,000 free with a time of 10:58.00 and the 100 butterfly in 1:01.89. Erin Lewis '18 swept the two breaststroke events with a winning time of 1:10.46 in the 100 breast and 2:34.89 in the 200 breast.

Lauren Klei '18 was runner-up in the 100 free (55.26 seconds) and the 200 free (1:58.65). Raynor ended up second in a pair of events as well. Raynor recorded a time of 1:03.17 in the 100 backstroke and 2:16.59 in the 200 back.

Lauren Halladay '16 finished second in the 100 breast with a time of 1:11.98 and Mooney earned first place in the 500 free in 5:22.19. The Continentals (3-4) were runners-up in the meet-opening 200 medley relay by 0.15 seconds with a time of 1:55.30.

Hamilton travels to Skidmore College for another dual meet on Friday, Jan. 30, at 5 p.m.

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