Men’s swimming returns to RIT, Jee ’24 winner in three events

Hamilton College lost to Rochester Institute of Technology in a double encounter – the Continentals’ first home event at Bristol Pool since the 2019-20 season – on Saturday afternoon.

RIT won with a score of 192.5-101.5 and Hamilton’s double-competition record fell to 2-3. The Continentals return to the pool on Wednesday, Jan.19 for another home meet with Union College at 6 p.m. ET.

Hamilton paid tribute to his five seniors ahead of the meeting as the other two home events are scheduled to take place on a weekday. These old people are Will brindisi ’22, Jonathan lofgren ’22, Michael peebles ’22, Jack sullivan ’22 and Nick wilkins ’22.

The Continentals finished first in four events and Jack jee ’24 was one of at least three of them. Jee was on the 200-yard medley relay that tied for first place with a time of 1: 36.74. He also won first place in the 100 butterfly in 52.07 seconds and the 200 IM (1: 58.75). He was second in the 200 butterfly (1: 58.17).

Jee was joined in the medley relay by Daniel Cho ’25, Emilio Vicioso ’23 and Wilkins. Cho was second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.90 seconds and third in the 200 backstroke (2: 04.96). Wilkins was second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 58.69 seconds and took third place in the 200 breaststroke (2: 13.19).

Luc Engel ’25 represented victory in the other event in the 500 freestyle (4: 55.04). Engel was second in the 200 freestyle (1: 48.38).

Sullivan was third in the 50 freestyle with a time of 22.85 seconds and the 100 free in 50.60 seconds. Ethan Chiu ’24 was third in the 1000 free (10: 37.99).