March 11, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

- "Swim Fast.  Have Fun."


Colgate senior co-captain Hannah Fitton has not once let Usher syndrome stand in the way of pursuing her dreams. The sociology and anthropology major is rounding out her final season swimming for the Division I Raiders.

The senior swimmer lives by a simple motto, swim fast, have fun. Fitton is a go-getter who not only spends her time in the pool, but also studied forensic anthropology in the Balkans as an Alumni Memorial Scholar and is a cellist with the Colgate University Orchestra. She has been playing the cello since she was in the fourth grade.

Fitton was diagnosed at age 13 with Usher syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that results in hearing loss ............

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