Swimming and diving sweeps Hartwick in home meet

On Sunday, both the RPI men’s and women’s swimming teams hosted Hartwick College. The men defeated the Hawks by a final tally of 163-131. The women crushed their opponents 193-99, in what was their first victory in over 10 years against Hartwick.

Individually for the women, freshmen Michaela Yamashita and Danielle Sauve dominated the action. Yamashita won both the 100 backstroke and the 100 butterfly with times of 1:02.51 and 1:00.74, respectively. Sauve won the 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 500 free. Her times were 1:57.18, 54.94, and 5:20.56, respectively. The women also won the 200 medley, and 200 freestyle relays. Sophomore Siena Sara claimed titles in the 100 and 200 breaststroke. Freshman Shanny Lin added victories in the 200 fly and 200 backstroke, while freshman Erin Kane took home first place in the 50 free. Junior Maddie Miller highlighted the diving section of the competition for the Engineers, winning both the 1-meter and 3-meter dive events.

For the men, sophomore Matt Schlehr won both the 100 and 200 breaststroke with times of 1:01.29 and 2:15.82, respectively. In addition, senior Adam Kalish was victorious in the 50 free (22.02) and 100 butterfly (53.52). But highlighting the day was senior diver Miguel Hummel, who broke the Robison Pool scoring records in both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving board events en route to first place finishes in each.