• Tyrone Patterson
    April 29, 2020
    Tyrone Patterson of the baseball team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 15th. Patterson posted a .379 batting average as the Engineers closes out its trip to Florida, and its 2020 season, with eight of its 10 games last week in the RussMatt Invitational The 2019 All-NEWMAC selection smacked 11 hits in 29 at-bats last week with three doubles, a triple, four runs batted in and a team-best seven runs scored. The senior was consistent last week with hits in all eight contests.
  • Caraline Wood
    April 29, 2020
    Caraline Wood from the softball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 15th. Wood, the returning NEWMAC Athlete of the Year, got off to a torrid start during the Crimson and Gray’s spring break trip to Southern California. The 2019 first team All-American batted a jaw-dropping .583 with four doubles, a pair of stolen bases, eight runs batted in, four runs scored as the Engineers won three of four contests on the trip. The graduate student recorded at least one hit and scored a run in all four games.
  • David Larson
    April 28, 2020
    David Larson from the baseball team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Monday, March 9th. Larson played a huge role as the Engineers kicked off the 2020 season with a pair of low-scoring victories, sweeping a doubleheader against 2019 NCAA Division III World Series participant Washington & Jefferson on Sunday in Winter Haven, Florida. The right-hander tossed six shutout innings, allowing just two hits and striking out seven, including fanning the side in the third inning. The returning Al-American utility player proved his versatility by accounting for WPI's lone hit and the game-winning RBI in the contest. Larson also made an impact in the second of the sweep, walking twice and scoring the first run in the 2-0 victory.
  • Brittany Bolster
    April 28, 2020
    Brittany Bolster of the softball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Monday, March 9th. Bolster blasted a three-run homer to help WPI take game two and earn a split in its season-opening doubleheader at La Verne. The junior was 3-for-4 in the nightcap with a pair of runs scored and four batted in during the 12-2 mercy-rule victory. Bolster knocked in a run in the third inning with a single up the middle before delivering her first career homer on a shot to left field. The junior first baseman also drew a walk in game one and successfully handled all seven of her defensive chances in the twinbill.
  • Andrew Sifferlen
    April 27, 2020
    Andrew Sifferlen from the track and field team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 1st. Sifferlen set six personal records and tied yet another in the heptathlon en route to a sixth place finish at the New England Division III Championships at Springfield this past weekend. The rookie totaled 4,516 points en route to earning All-New England honors.
  • Janelle Knight
    April 27, 2020
    Janelle Knight of the track and field team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 1st. Knight racked up the points for WPI at the New England Division III Championships at Middlebury this past weekend. The sophomore earned All-New England honors in both the 60m Dash and 200m Dash. Knight turned in a time of 7.935 for sixth place showing in the 60 meters and one-upped herself in the 200m dash where she finished in fourth place with a 26.00.
  • Jillian Clemente
    April 26, 2020
    Jillian Clemente from the swimming and diving team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 23rd. Clemente highlighted a strong NEWMAC Championships performance by earning silver in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:55.41. The junior also placed sixth in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:09.38 and 12th overall in the 500 freestyle finals (5:14.26) to help the Engineers finish third at the event, their second best showing in NEWMAC Championship history.
  • Sid Williams
    April 26, 2020
    Sid Williams of the swimming and diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 23rd. Williams logged three top seven finishes at this weekend’s NEWMAC Championships. The junior placed second Saturday in the 100 backstroke, finishing in 49.29 and missing out on the championship title by just .04 seconds. Williams also turned in the best individual placement on the day for WPI on Friday, finishing sixth in the 50 freestyle in a time of 20.67 and was seventh in the 100 freestyle finals on Sunday with a time of 45.52.
  • Dakota Wheeler
    April 25, 2020
    Dakota Wheeler from the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 16th. Wheeler averaged 18 points and 6 rebounds, shooting 68.4% from the floor and an eye-popping 62.5% from 3-point land during a 2-0 week for the Engineers. The junior knocked down three consecutive trifectas late in the second half to help the Engineers go on the road and defeat No. 19 Babson 75-56. Wheeler ended up with 17 points versus the Beavers before tossing in 19 more points, including five 3-pointers in a comprehensive 85-64 victory over Emerson.
  • Melanie Presseau
    April 25, 2020
    Melanie Presseau of the women’s basketball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 16th. Presseau netted a team-best 14 points off the bench, shooting 5-7 from the field, including 4-6 from behind the three-point line to boast the Engineers postseason aspirations with a solid 65-33 victory over visiting Wheaton on Saturday afternoon. The sophomore spearheaded a WPI bench effort that outscored their Lyon counterparts by a jaw-dropping 41-0 margin.
  • Distance Medley Relay
    April 24, 2020
    The distance medley relay from the women’s track and field team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 9th. The quartet of Grace Hadley (North Reading, MA), Janelle Knight (Goleta, CA), Lauren Kaija (Reading, VT) and Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) turned in the best time in Division III this season en route to winning the DMR at the Cupid Challenge hosted by Tufts on Saturday. Their time of 12:03.22 also shattered the previous meet record by over six seconds set by Middlebury in 2014.
  • Adam Marsh
    April 24, 2020
    Adam Marsh of the wrestling team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 9th. Marsh won both of his matches Saturday versus NYU and Bridgewater State at a quad meet at Coast Guard. The rookie 184-pounder was one of only two Engineers to post a victory over the ninth-ranked Violets picking up a hard-earned 4-3 decision. Marsh followed that up notching a first period pin against the Bears. Adam and his older brother Tyler were a perfect 4-0 on the day.
  • Jake Wisniewski
    April 23, 2020
    Jake Wisniewski of the basketball team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 2nd. Wisniewski delivered his third career high in points in his last five games as WPI defeated Wheaton 86-73 on Saturday. The senior finished with a double-double - the sixth of his career - putting up 23 points and 13 rebounds while also adding four assists on the day. The reigning NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Year averaged 13.5 points and 8.0 rebounds, shooting 54.5% from the field during a 1-1 week for the Crimson and Gray.
  • Jenn Brownell
    April 23, 2020
    Jenn Brownell from the swimming and diving team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 2nd. Brownell captured the 200-yard butterfly, clocking in at 2 minutes, 24.31 seconds, registered a personal best in the 25-yard backstroke with a second-place finish of 13.80 seconds, and placed second in the 50-yard backstroke in 28.76 seconds to lead the WPI women's swimming and diving team to a second-place finish in the Tech Sprints Saturday.
  • Sydney Packard
    April 22, 2020
    Sydney Packard of the track and field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 26th. The senior, a two-time returning indoor All-American, staked her claim has a national championship contender when he posted the best time in Division III this season when she clocked a time of 2:14.19 in the 800 meters at the Wheaton Invitational on Saturday. Packard placed third in the event at the 2018 NCAA Championships as s sophomore and finished seventh last year as a junior.
  • Chris Nelson
    April 22, 2020
    Chris Nelson from the Swimming and Diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 26th. Nelson won three of his four diving events this week as the Engineers went 3-0 en route to securing its eighth straight winning season. The senior began with a win in the 3-meter diving (197.09) and a victory on the 1-meter board (207.74) versus Clark on Tuesday. On Saturday against Norwich, Nelson continued his strong week with a triumph in 3-meter diving (193.75) and a second place finish in 1-meter diving (197.60).
  • 200 Freestyle Relay
    April 21, 2020
    The 200 freestyle relay from the swimming and diving team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 19th.  The quartet of Carol Wang (Framingham, MA), Kimberly Hazeltine (Stratham, NH), Katherine Pawlak (Westford, MA) and Molly Sykes (Falmouth, MA) posted a time of 1:41.35 to finish faster than Swathmore’s A relay in the final event as the Engineers nipped the Garnet 131-130 at a quad dual hosted by Rowan on Saturday
  • Johann Bradley
    April 21, 2020
    Johann Bradley of the track and field team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 19th. Bradley set one of two WPI men’s track and field records Friday at the Lyons Invitational at Wheaton. The junior cleared 15-9.75 in the pole vault to best Kyle Morette’s standard of 15-9 set in a decade ago. The junior’s height placed him third in real time in NCAA Division III.
  • Alana Keating
    April 17, 2020
    Alana Keating of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 12th. Keating netted 10 of her game-high 17 points during a game-opening 18-0 run as host WPI defeated Western New England on Thursday night at Harrington Auditorium. The senior guard shot an impeccable 4-for-4 from 3-point land en route to a career-best point total and has now reached double digits in five straight games, which has coincided with a five-game winning streak for the Engineers, who improved to 10-4 overall with the victory. Earlier in the week Keating tallied 10 points, including a trio of 3-points as the Crimson and Gray knocked off undefeated Williams to deliver head coach Cherise Galasso her 350th career victory.
  • Tyler Marsh
    April 17, 2020
    Tyler Marsh from the wrestling team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 12th. Marsh went a perfect 5-0 last week with a pair of victories coming by pin fall. On Wednesday against nationally-ranked Coast Guard, the senior posted a 7-2 decision in a battle of regionally-ranked grapplers at 165 pounds. The southeastern Pennsylvania native had a successful homecoming on Saturday at the North-South Duals hosted by Ursinus. Marsh was a perfect 4-0 at the event with first period pins over wrestlers from Alvernia (PA) and Penn College and wins by decision against opponent from Merchant Marine (NY) and Scranton (PA).
  • Spencer Vinson
    April 16, 2020
    Spencer Vinson of the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 5th. Vinson, a Southern California native, had a strong showing in from of family and friends as the Engineers won both games on their holiday trip. The senior center share team-high honors with 14 points as the Crimson and Gray began the trip with an 80-61 victory over Occidental. Vinson then scored the first sox points of the game and ended up with a double-double (career-high equaling 20 points and 10 rebounds) in a wire-to-wire in a 60-45 triumph over host Cal Tech.
  • Jake Needleman
    April 16, 2020
    Jake Needleman from the basketball team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 5th. Needleman made his first game of 2020 a memorable one as he netted all of his 13 points in the first half of WPI’s 90-38 road victory at Framingham State. The junior also gobbled up a career-high nine rebounds and aided a defensive effort that equaled the fewest points allowed in the Chris Bartley era. In fact, the Engineers have not allowed fewer points in a game in 68 years, a span of 1,562 games.
  • Katherine Pawlak
    April 15, 2020
    Katherine Pawlak from the swimming and diving team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 8th. Pawlak accounted for WPI’s top finish in the Gompei Invitational, touching the wall fourth in the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 26.52 seconds. The sophomore was also 12th in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 53.92 and was a key cog in multiple relays.
  • Clayton Besch
    April 15, 2020
    Clayton Besch of the swimming and diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 8th. Besch posted the Engineers lone victory in the Gompei Invitational, touching the first in the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 22.81 seconds. The junior also was WPI’s top finisher in the 100-yard butterfly, touching the wall ninth (51.44) and play an important role in several relays.
  • Victoria Mirecki
    April 14, 2020
    Victoria Mirecki of the basketball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 1st. Mirecki exploded for a career-best 17 points as the Engineers overwhelmed Nichols 63-36 on Tuesday evening. The second and third quarters were Mirecki's to shine. The sophomore more than tripled her season scoring total in the middle 20 minutes, shooting a perfect 7-for-7 from the floor, including a pair of 3-pointers and a conventional 3-point play.
  • Garrett Stephenson
    April 14, 2020
    Garrett Stephenson from the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 1st. A week after being named the MVP of the Paula Titus Memorial Tournament hosted by UMass Boston, Stephenson continued his strong start to the 2019-2020 campaign. The junior posted his second double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds as the nationally-ranked Engineers went on the road and defeated Worcester State 68-47 on Tuesday. Stephenson added 17 points and seven boards Saturday as No. 25 WPI bested visiting Fitchburg State 89-74. For the week, the center averaged 17.5 points and 9.0 rebounds while shooting 65.4% from the floor.
  • Sean McAllen
    April 13, 2020
    Sean McAllen of the football team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 24th. McAllen rushed for 164 yards and a touchdown en route to being named MVP as he led WPI past Western Connecticut 35-6 in a New England Bowl Series game at Alumni Stadium Saturday afternoon. With a 3-yard rush late in the first quarter, McAllen surpassed Jason Wooley — who amassed 3,766 yards in his four-year career — as the all-time leading rusher in WPI football's 130-year history. McAllen closes his illustrious career with 3,878 yards.
  • Molly Sykes
    April 13, 2020
    Molly Sykes from the swimming and diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 24th. Sykes excelled in WPI’s home double-dual meet with MIT and Bowdoin, coming in third in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:27.90. She was also WPI's top swimmer in the 200 freestyle (4th, 2:01.10) and led off the fifth-place 400-yard freestyle relay team, which also included Katherine Pawlak (Westford, MA), Lexi Clark (Easton, MD) and Kimberly Hazeltine (Stratham, NH), finishing in 3:45.60.
  • Sydney Packard
    April 12, 2020
    Sydney Packard from the cross country team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 17th. Packard helped WPI finish tenth at the New England Division III Championships for the third year in a row as she finished 37th at the event held at Bowdon. The senior covered the course in 22:32.92.
  • Men's Soccer - Back Line
    April 12, 2020
    The backline of the men’s soccer team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 17th. The foursome of Christopher Martenson (Westport, CT), Ben Rickson (West Warren, MA), Mike Biando (Atlanta, GA) and Erik Herrera (San Diego, CA) prevented Nazareth from logging a shot on goal as WPI defeated the Golden Flyers 1-0 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Championships. The defense backboned what was the Engineers first NCAA postseason victory since 1976.
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