• Antoine Harris
    February 12, 2018
    Antoine Harris from the track & field team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 11th. Harris, the top Division III finisher in the 200 Saturday at BU, set a new WPI record with a time of 21.86 which is currently No. 13 on the NCAA performance list. The mark was .67 seconds faster than the runner up in the heat and .34 quicker than the previous WPI standard.
  • Lea Strangio
    February 12, 2018
    Lea Strangio of the track & field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 11th. Strangio, who entered the competition at BU 45th in DIII, was 10th immediately following the 800-meter run, and 11th as of Sunday night, with a time of 2:15.30. With three weeks to go, Strangio also has a chance to earn a trip to the NCAA Championships in the distance medley relay.
  • Madison Beck
    February 05, 2018
    Madison Beck from the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 4th. Beck led all scorers with 18 points, on 7-of-12 shooting (58.3 percent), and added a key steal in the waning seconds as WPI collected a hard-earned 61-54 victory Saturday over visiting MIT. As a team, the Engineers secured season spits with fellow NEWMAC teams that are above .500 in league play and represent the top five in the standings.
  • A Relays
    February 05, 2018
    The A relays of the swimming & diving team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 4th. Erick Burgwardt (Honeoye Falls, NY), Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) were members of all four winning relays at the Tech Sprints. They were joined by Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) in in the 100 and 200 medley relays and Karim Elsayed (Cairo, Egypt) in the 100 and 200 free relays.
  • Austin Shrewsbury
    January 29, 2018
    Austin Shrewsbury of the wrestling team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 28th. Shrewsbury was the lone Engineer to win all three of his bouts on Saturday, including one over a nationally-ranked opponent, as WPI hosted No. 4 Johnson & Wales, No. 16 Brockport and Southern Maine. Ranked third in New England at 285, Shrewsbury worked overtime as he and his ninth-ranked opponent from Johnson & Wales went the full 11 minutes before the heavyweight emerged with a 4-3 victory. He began with a 3-1 win in SV1 versus Southern Maine and closed out the day with a 3-2 decision versus Brockport.
  • Sydney Seo
    January 29, 2018
    Sydney Seo from the swimming & diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 28th. Seo swept the 100- and 200-yard backstrokes with times of 1:02.41 and 2:17.09 after helping the 200-yard medley relay to victory (1:55.81) during Saturday’s dual at Hartwick. Earlier in the week, the sophomore once again led the 200 medley relay (1:55.43) to a triumph while, in her first time competing in the 200 and 500-yard freestyles, finished third in the 200 (2:10.82) and fourth in the 500 (5:56.94) at Clark. Wednesday’s relay also featured senior Allysa Grant, senior Jenny Day and freshman Audrey Berner.
  • Fabian Gaziano
    January 22, 2018
    Fabian Gaziano from the track & field team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 21st. Gaziano broke the 60-meter hurdle record with a time of 8.30 in the trials at the Lyons Invitational Saturday afternoon. It is the third time the mark has been improved, and second time it has changed ownership, in just two weeks. Pending other results, the sophomore is ranked 12th on the Division III performance list.
  • Sydney Packard
    January 22, 2018
    Sydney Packard of the track & field team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 21st. A week after posting what proved to be the second-ranked mile at the time, Packard posted a winning-time of 2:12.13 - 2:10.63 on a banked track - which is currently the atop the Division III performance list by nearly four seconds and is second in New England across all three divisions.
  • Arden Tanner
    January 15, 2018
    Arden Tanner from the track & field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 14th. Tanner debuted with the best time in the 60-meter dash trials with an 8.02 and was the runner up in the final with a time of 8.05. She was also a member of the winning 4x200-meter relay which handed in a time of 1:49.23. Both the trial and relay times are fifth on the Division III New England performance list.
  • Chris Rodgers
    January 15, 2018
    Chris Rodgers of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 14th. Rodgers paced the Engineers with an average of 18.5 points and eight rebounds, as well as 11 assists and four steals in a 2-0 week. He also clicked for 83.3 percent (10-of-12) free throw shooting at Wheaton. The senior also posted 19 points and seven rebounds versus the Lyons. He then logged game-highs of 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists at Coast Guard.
  • Alyssa Paul
    January 08, 2018
    Alyssa Paul of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 7th. Paul was perfect in just 12 minutes in Saturday’s win at Wheaton. The junior was 4-for-4 from the field, including 2-for-2 from downtown, and 2-for-2 at the charity stripe to average a point per minute. Paul is shooting 46.7 percent in a career-best eight games in 2017-18.
  • Brendan Marion
    January 08, 2018
    Brendan Marion from the wrestling team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 7th. A triple winner at 165 on Saturday, Marion began the day with an 11-3 major decision versus Roger Williams. He then earned a 9-4 decision over his opponent from Trinity before closing out with a pin in just 2:48 against his Wesleyan foe. The rookie is 15-3 overall, and 7-2 in dual meet competition, with seven pins.
  • Jake Needleman
    January 01, 2018
    Jake Needleman from the basketball team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 31st. Needleman averaged 13.5 points on 9-of-14 shooting (64.3%) to go with five rebounds, four assists and a steal en route to E.M. "Mose" Hole/Wooster Kiwanis Classic All-Tournament team honors. He began with 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting (83.3%), including 80% (4-of-5) from beyond the arc, against host Wooster. He then scored 12 points and filled the stat sheet with two rebounds, three assists and a steal in the Engineers win versus Alma (MI).
  • Stasha Greenalch
    January 01, 2018
    Stasha Greenalch of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 31st. Greenalch averaged 9.5 points 4.3 rebounds, 8.75 assists and 3.25 steals in the four games since finals, Just in the past two games, the senior doled out 22 helpers including a double-double versus New Paltz (11 points, 10 assists) and a career-best dozen against Ramapo on New Year’s Eve. Greenalch posted a season-best 15 points to go with six assists and six steals versus Wells in the Daytona Beach Shootout opener.
  • Alyssa Grant
    December 11, 2017
    Alyssa Grant from the swimming & diving team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 10th. Grant was one of the Engineers winners in a competitive triple dual Saturday versus No. 3 Williams, Tufts and host Wesleyan. The senior touched the wall first in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:08.09. Grant also took fifth in the 200 (2:31.76) and sixth in the 50 (32.10).
  • Michael Curtis
    December 11, 2017
    Michael Curtis of the wrestling team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 10th. Curtis racked up a dozen points during three matches Saturday at the Northeast Duals. He began with a pin against versus Eugene Latson from Niagara Community College and followed up with a 3-0 decision over Lantze Lange of Oneonta State. The junior then added to the Boynton Hillers lead with an 11-7 decision against Chance O`Mahony in the team’s win over No. 16 Cortland State.
  • Audrey Berner
    December 04, 2017
    Audrey Berner of the swimming & diving team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 3rd. Berner consistently led the Engineers during the three-day Gompei Invitational. On Friday the newcomer placed third in the 100-yard butterfly and followed up with a personal-best 26.66 to finish third in the 50-yard butterfly. Berner then took fourth in the 100-yard freestyle with a 53.60, nearly half a second quicker than her trial time.
  • Jack Bauer
    December 04, 2017
    Jack Bauer from the swimming & diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 3rd. Bauer, who claimed the 100-yard backstroke with a B cut time Saturday, secured the 200-yard backstroke with a B cut and school record 1:49.43. On Friday, Bauer teamed with sophomore Dave Chen (Niantic, CT), junior Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI), and graduate student Erick Burgwardt (Honeoye Falls, NY) to hand in a B cut in the 200-yard medley relay.
  • Ama Biney
    November 27, 2017
    Ama Biney from the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 26th. As Biney became the 18th WPI women's basketball player to reach the 1,000-point milestone on Saturday, the local product tallied her third career double double with 19 points and 10 rebounds, to go with two blocks and a swipe as the Engineers defeated Bates 60-42. On Tuesday, Biney scored a game-best 22 points for the second consecutive game against Central Mass. opponents as WPI defeated Nichols, 60-33. She also racked up nine boards, six steals and four assists.
  • Ben Zogby
    November 27, 2017
    Ben Zogby of the wrestling team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 26th. In the opening bout of WPI’s trimiph over Western New England Tuesday night, Zogby surged ahead 10-9 with a takedown with about 30 seconds remaining in the third period before his opponent forced overtime by getting a point just before the final buzzer. Zogby took home the 12-10 victory with a takedown just 13 seconds into SV 1 to secure his second dual win in as many tries this season.
  • WBB Seniors
    November 20, 2017
    The seniors from the women’s basketball team have been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 19th. Led by repeat MVP Ama Biney (Worcester, MA), who averaged 15 points to go with eight rebounds, four steals and two assists this past weekend, the six member Class of 2018, that also features Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY), Maura Buckley (Melrose, MA), Brianna Dozier (Dedham, MA), Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) and Brittney Lambert (Hudson, NH), completed the four-year, eight-game sweep at the Worcester City Tournament. The title is also the program’s ninth overall.
  • Luca Cerasani
    November 20, 2017
    Luca Cerasani of the football team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 19th. The New England Bowl Most Valuable Player rolled up seven tackles featuring four for loss and two sacks, and was credited with a pass breakup as the Engineers earned the program’s first postseason triumph in the 128 years of WPI Football. The Engineers (9-2) also concluded the season with a seven-game winning streak and a tie with the 1992 team (9-2) for most wins in a single season.
  • Sydney Packard
    November 13, 2017
    Sydney Packard of the cross country team has been named as the WPI Women's Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 12th. Packard finished 23rd at the NCAA Division III New England Championships in a time of 21:55.8, which was just shy of an invitation to her third NCAA Championship event in as many track & field/cross country seasons (2017 Indoor, 2017 Outdoor). The All-New England performance helped guide the team to a program-record tying 10th place showing with a record low of 311 points.
  • Lou Garcia
    November 13, 2017
    Lou Garcia of the football team has been selected as the WPI Men's Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 12th. Garcia returned the second of his two second half interceptions for a touchdown as the Engineers went on the road and defeated Norwich 42-7 in the regular season finale on a chilly Saturday afternoon. The senior owns six interceptions on the season, including a pair returned for touchdowns and has helped the Engineers to eight wins this season, tied for second most in the 128-year history of WPI football.
  • 400 Medley Relay
    November 06, 2017
    The 400-yard medley relay from the swimming & diving team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 5th. The foursome of sophomore Sydney Seo (North Andover, MA), sophomore Emma Edwardson (Cary, NC), freshman Audrey Berner (San Jose, CA) and senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) won the 400 medley relay in a time of 4:11.28 to set the tone in the home opener on Friday night versus Babson, Smith and Brandeis. Individually, Seo took the 100- and 200-yard backstrokes with times of 1:02.72 and 2:15.35, and Edwardson swept the 100- and 200- yard breaststrokes in 1:11.86 and 2:36.25. Berner, who was also on the fastest 200-yard freestyle relay, earned gold in the 50-yard freestyle (25.69) and later had the best time of 1:01.86 in the 100-yard butterfly. Day, meanwhile, secured the 200-yard freestyle (2:01.44) and touched the wall first in the 400-yard IM (4:50.20). Day also won the 1,000-yard freestyle on Saturday versus RPI and Simmons.
  • Ryan Stokes
    November 06, 2017
    Ryan Stokes of the soccer team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 5th. Stokes converted the clinching penalty kick in the fifth round as the team claimed its first NEWMAC Championship Sunday at Springfield. The midfielder, who did not play in the regular season game versus the Pride, came into the championship tilt with five career goals in 45 games played. It is the first NEWMAC title for the program and second overall, which includes the 1992 Constitution Athletic Conference champions that were honored earlier this fall. The Engineers now await the opponent and location for the programs fourth NCAA appearance which will be announced on Monday’s 1:30pm NCAA.com selection show.
  • Nick Ostrowski
    October 30, 2017
    Nick Ostrowski from the football team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 29th. Ostrowski totaled a career-high 11 tackles, forced a fumble and returned an interception on the final play of the first half 55 yards for a touchdown as WPI went on the road and defeated MIT 24-21. The Boynton Hiller's last four-game streak opened the 2007 campaign and it is the first four-game conference streak since the Freedom Football Conference championship year in 1993.
  • Women's Top 7
    October 30, 2017
    The top 7 of the nationally-ranked cross country team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 29th. Sophomores Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) and Ariana Rozen (Carver, MA), and seniors Emily Newman (Easton, MA) and Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA), each earned All-NEWMAC accolades and teamed with freshman Keely Nistler (Vadnais Heights, MN), sophomore Callie Schadt (Brewster, MA) and junior Carly Neeld (Williston, VT) to set the program records for team finish (second), lowest point total (62) and number of All-Conference honorees at Sunday’s NEWMAC Championships.
  • Connor Hoeckele
    October 23, 2017
    Connor Hoeckele from the soccer team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 22nd. Hoeckele was brilliant in a six-save effort in a scoreless draw Saturday night versus nationally-ranked Springfield. The result halted the Pride’s perfect record at 13-0. It was also the senior’s 30th career win and 18th career clean sheet. He then took the first of the four available shifts in an afternoon game on Sunday and went untested in 10-plus minutes.
  • Back Line
    October 23, 2017
    The back line of the soccer team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 22nd. Led by starters Megan Hanshaw (Simsbury, CT), Kirsten Southan (Owings, MD), Karina Larson (Storrs, CT) and Georgie Cromwell (Mukilteo, WA), the Engineers allowed only one goal in just under 200 minutes this past week. Only three of nine shots made it to goalkeeper Gabriela Hoops in a 1-0 win at Wheaton and four of 12 shots got through in a double OT match Saturday that nearly went the entire 110 minutes.
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