• M 400 Free Relay
    December 10, 2018
    The 400-yard freestyle relay from the swimming & diving team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 9th. Senior Jean Philippe Miralda (Tegucigalpa, Honduras), freshman Sid Williams (Irvine, CA), graduate student Craig Barrett (Edinburgh, Scotland) and senior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was just over a second quicker (3:08.79-3:09.83) than No. 18 Williams to secure the 151-150 triumph. The Engineers also bested No. 11 Tufts and host Wesleyan.
  • Bailey Savage
    December 10, 2018
    Bailey Savage of the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 9th. Savage averaged 14 points and 4.5 rebounds, and totaled four assists and two steals in the Engineers 1-1 week. After tying her career-high of 11 points at the half versus Clark, the freshman went on to share game-high honors with 15 on the day.
  • Katherine Pawlak
    December 03, 2018
    Katherine Pawlak from the swimming & diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 2nd. The freshman set the 50-yard freestyle record with a fifth-place 24.16 on Friday night. Pawlak was also seventh in the 50-yard breaststroke, 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke, and the C final winner (21st) in the 100-yard freestyle. As part of a relay, Pawlak was seventh in the 200-yard freestyle, eighth in the 400-yard freestyle, 10th in the 200-yard medley, and 14th in the 400-yard medley.
  • Jack Bauer
    December 03, 2018
    Jack Bauer of the swimming & diving team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 2nd. Bauer clocked a pair of B cuts as he won his third 100-yard backstroke (49.22) and second 200-yard backstroke (1:48.52) at the Gompei Invitational. The six-time individual champion was second in the 100-yard butterfly and third in the 100-yard IM. He was also a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay, third-place 400-yard medley relay, and fourth-place 200 and 800 free relays, as well as the sixth-place 400 free relay.
  • Spencer Vinson
    November 26, 2018
    Spencer Vinson of the basketball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 25th. Vinson came off the bench to score 11 points and haul in a career-high 10 rebounds in Tuesday’s home win over Nichols. The junior currently leads the 4-1 Crimson and Gray in scoring (11.8 ppg), rebounding (8.8 rpg) and blocks (4) and is second in steals (5).
  • Dan Wensley
    November 26, 2018
    Dan Wensley from the wrestling team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 25th. Wensley, who entered the week third in New England and ninth in the nation at 184, defeated the fourth-ranked wrestler in the country by capitalizing on the riding time point to win 3-2 as the No. 12 Engineers rallied to defeat Western New England on Tuesday. The junior is now 8-1 on the season.
  • Cailin Gonyea
    November 19, 2018
    Cailin Goneya of the swimming & diving team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 18th. Gonyea turned in the quickest 1,000-yard freestyle time of the week among NEWMAC competitors with a third-place 10:59.44 in Saturday’s meet with nationally-ranked MIT and Bowdoin. The performance is currently third on the conference leaderboard so far this season. The junior was also fourth in the 500-yard version of the event with a 5:27.00 while her time from the previous week is currently fourth in the NEWMAC rankings.
  • Garrett Stephenson
    November 19, 2018
    Garrett Stephenson from the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 18th. Stephenson averaged 13.3 points and eight rebounds, and was named the MVP of the fourth annual Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament, in a 3-0 week. He began with a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds against Albertus Magnus in the season opener on Tuesday. For the weekend, Stephenson totaled 12 points, eight boards and seven assists in the semifinal win over SUNY Potsdam and 15 points and six rebounds in the title game versus William Paterson. He also notched a pair of blocks versus Albertus Magnus and SUNY Potsdam.
  • Tyler Marsh
    November 12, 2018
    Tyler Marsh of the wrestling team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 11th. Marsh, an NCAA Championship participant a season ago, and currently ranked sixth nationally, was dominant on opening weekend at the Ursinus Fall Brawl, pinning all four of his opponents at 157 pounds. The junior registered second period falls in his first two bouts before pinning his opponent from Delaware Valley (2:25) in the semifinals and York (2:26) at nearly the identical time in the first period.
  • Maddie Blake
    November 12, 2018
    Maddie Blake from the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 11th. Blake earned MVP honors as the Engineers claimed their fifth-consecutive Worcester City Tournament title on Saturday. The sophomore poured in a career and game-high 20 points to go with five rebounds in the semifinal versus Becker and added eight points, four rebounds and a pair of steals in a come-from-behind victory over Worcester State in the title game.
  • Dave Chen
    November 05, 2018
    Dave Chen from the swimming & diving team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 4th. Chen claimed the 200-yard breaststroke (2:09.40) and was on both winning relays (200 Medley, 200 Free) Friday night versus Babson and Brandeis. During the season-opening Worcester City Championships, Chen was part of four wins and meet records en route to Justin Ferris (WPI) Swimmer of the Meet honors.
  • Molly Sykes
    November 05, 2018
    Molly Sykes of the swimming & diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 4th. Sykes was the fastest in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:09.72) and 400-yard IM (4:42.14), as well as a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay as the Engineers defeated Babson, Smith, Brandeis and Simmons Friday night. In her debut at the Worcester City Championships, Sykes handed in a trio of top 3 individual finishes and was part of two third-place relays.
  • Nick Ostrowski
    October 29, 2018
    Nick Ostrowski of the football team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 28th. Ostrowski tied for a team-high eight tackles and forced two fumbles in Saturday's win over previously unbeaten MIT. For his efforts, the junior won the Robert Pritchard Award for Defensive Player of the Game on Homecoming.
  • Angie Ferro
    October 29, 2018
    Angie Ferro from the field hockey team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 28th. Ferro scored both game-ending goals in a pair of overtime victories this past week. On Tuesday, the freshman lifted the Engineers to a 4-3 triumph over Fitchburg State in the first-ever fall varsity game played on Rooftop Field. She ended the week with the decisive tally in Friday night's 3-2 victory at Mount Holyoke to secure the team’s first home NEWMAC tournament game since 2008.
  • Men's V8
    October 22, 2018
    The varsity eight of the men’s rowing team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 21st. Nathan Pietrowicz (Worcester, MA), Kyle Coleman (Kingston, MA), Marc Reardon (Winchendon, MA), Frank Campanelli (Avon, CT), Isaac Beeman (Sammamish, WA), Ben Thornton (Merrimac, MA), Daniel Tengden (Hanover, NH), Gabriel Kafka-Gibbons (Somerville, MA) and coxswain Lily Olsen (Princeton, NJ) finished ninth at the iconic Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday. The Engineers (16:31.400) were less two seconds out of sixth place behind Notre Dame (16:29.626), Boston College (16:29.866) and St. Joseph’s PA (16:31.090). WPI was also second among Division III programs as Hobart (16:06.302) took fourth while New England rival Bates placed 22nd (17:31.648). Division I Holy Cross came home 11th.
  • Women's V8
    October 22, 2018
    The varsity eight from the women’s rowing team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 21st. Melissa Bazakas-Chamberlain (Belmont, MA), Christine Hovermale (Alameda, CA), Kinsey McNamara (Chelmsford, MA), Marlies de Jong (Huntington Beach, CA), Amelia Harvey (Sudbury, MA), Rachel Lia (South Burlington, VT), Caitlin Kean (Shrewsbury, MA), Eva Barinelli (Tewksbury, MA) and coxswain Madison Healey (Atkinson, NH) placed third and earned a medal in its toughest test of the fall season at the historic Head of the Charles. The third place crew (18:42.328) only trailed defending national-champion Bates (18:18.054) and Williams (18:38.890). The Engineers also bested Ithaca, Smith, Wesleyan and Tufts who were fourth through seventh. NEWMAC foe Wellesley took 10th and Coast Guard was 12th.
  • Michael Brady
    October 15, 2018
    Michael Brady from the cross country team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 14th. Brady was 12th overall and the top NEWMAC runner at the Conn College Invitational Saturday at Harkness State Park. The senior led the Engineers to an eighth-place team showing, which was eight points behind No. 29 St. Thomas (MN).
  • Kristen McCrea
    October 15, 2018
    Kristen McCrea of the soccer team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 14th. The junior netted the lone goal in a 1-0 triumph over visiting Mount Holyoke Saturday. The game winner was McCrea’s third of the season and eighth of her career. It also marked the fourth consecutive season, and fifth time in six years, head coach Steph Riley-Schafer’s squad has achieved double-digit wins.
  • Shannon Hynes
    October 08, 2018
    Shannon Hynes from the field hockey team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 7th. The junior co-captain anchored a back line that allowed only nine shots - four on-goal – in a pair of NEWMAC wins last week. Only one attempt made it to the keeper in a 1-0 triumph versus Clark Tuesday night and three found their way through in a 6-1 victory over Wheaton Friday evening. The Engineers head into exams tied for second in the conference behind nationally-ranked Babson.
  • Mark Calnan
    October 08, 2018
    Mark Calnan of the soccer team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 7th. The junior has notched the game-winning goal in each of the last three contests. After a last-minute goal at Emerson to close out the previous week, Calnan needed less than a minute in OT to secure the victory Tuesday at Wentworth. His free kick in the 61st minute was the difference as the Crimson and Gray defeated Wheaton this past Saturday.
  • Sofia Orrico
    October 01, 2018
    Sofia Orrico of the soccer team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 30th. Orrico scored both goals, one in each half – as the Engineers won their first NEWMAC contest of the season Saturday versus Smith. Earlier in the week, the sophomore netted an insurance marker as the Crimson and Gray snapped a four-game skid with a 6-3 result at Roger Williams.
  • Spencer Herrington
    October 01, 2018
    Spencer Herrington from the football team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 30th. Herrington was responsible for 12 of WPI’s 30 points Saturday at Maine Maritime. The senior connected on three field goals, including a season-best 34-yarder, and three PATs to go with four punts with two landing inside the 20 for the Engineers. He was also split the uprights from 30 yards and 26 yards out.
  • Azita Bakhtyari
    September 24, 2018
    Azita Bakhtyari of the volleyball team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 23rd. Bakhtyari was one of two Engineers to reach milestones in Saturday’s match at Wellesley. After doling out 30 assists at Smith, the senior handed out a season-best 49 to exceed 2,000 for her career as the upset-minded Crimson and Gray were on the wrong end of a five-set thriller.
  • Blayne Merchant
    September 24, 2018
    Blayne Merchant from the football team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 23rd. Merchant tied his career-high with 10 solo tackles and his regular season career-best of 12 total stops Saturday versus Springfield. He also blocked a punt to give the Engineers great field position, which led to the first score of the game with just under five minutes to play in the first quarter.
  • Frank Ciliberto
    September 17, 2018
    Frank Ciliberto of the soccer team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 16th. Ciliberto knocked home a free kick 1:38 into overtime Wednesday to lift WPI to its first win over Brandeis since 2009, and at home since 2006. It was his third goal of the year and third career game-winning goal.
  • Sydney Packard
    September 17, 2018
    Sydney Packard from the cross country team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 16th. Packard led WPI to a fourth-place team finish with a second-place time of 18:14.7 at the 5K UMass Dartmouth Invitational. In all, the meet featured 45 scoring teams with at least one representative from each NCAA division.
  • Rufus Adams
    September 10, 2018
    Rufus Adams from the soccer team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 9th. The sophomore goalkeeper stopped all five shots that came his way in 154:37 of action. He began with a 1-0 complete-game shutout Wednesday night at Wesleyan and shared credit Saturday as the Engineers defeated Mass. Maritime 5-0.
  • Abby O’Sullivan
    September 10, 2018
    Abby O’Sullivan of the field hockey team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 9th. The sophomore, who has scored in all three games thus far, netted the game-winner Tuesday at Simmons and added another Saturday at Elms. O’Sullivan is currently tied for fifth in the NEWMAC with four goals on the year.
  • Julian Nyland
    September 03, 2018
    Julian Nyland of the football team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 2nd. The junior made his first collegiate start a memorable one as he racked up 335 yards and three touchdowns on 20-of-23 passing, as well as 43 yards on five keeps, and zero interceptions for an efficiency rating of 252.3 Friday night at Anna Maria.
  • Sarah Kwatinetz
    September 03, 2018
    Sarah Kwatinetz from the volleyball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 2nd. On Saturday, the sophomore boasted a .545 hitting percentage with 13 kills in the Worcester City Tournament opener versus Worcester State and added eight more versus Husson en route to All-Tournament honors. In all, Kwatinetz hit an eye-popping .488 with 24 kills in the first three matches of the season.
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