• Katy Nippert
    February 18, 2019
    Katy Nippert of the track & field team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 17th. Nippert bettered her own record twice in the long jump with an 18-4 and then an 18-6.5 Saturday at Springfield. The first leap tied for 12th while the second is currently sixth on the NCAA Division III performance list. The sophomore also placed sixth at the meet with a time of 8.24 in the 60-meter dash finals after posting an 8.17 in the prelims.
  • Eddie Hay
    February 18, 2019
    Eddie Hay from the wrestling team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 17th. Hay was dominant on his way to silver at 157 at Sunday’s NEWA Futures Tournament. The freshman amassed a late second period pin, a pair of tech falls by shutout and a narrow 8-7 win by decision before dropping the championship bout.
  • Alex Scariati
    February 11, 2019
    Alex Scariati from the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 10th. Scariati averaged 9.5 points and 6.5 rebounds to go with 10 assists and five steals in a 2-0 week. After establishing a new career-high of 13 points to go with six rebounds and three helpers versus Wheaton, the freshman notched six points, seven rebounds and a career-best seven assists at Mount Holyoke.
  • Ryan Wittenberg
    February 11, 2019
    Ryan Wittenberg of the track & field team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 10th. Wittenberg became the fifth-fastest man in NCAA Division III history in the 800-meter run and followed up with the quickest split amongst the members of Saturday’s WPI 4x400-meter relay entry at the BU Valentine Invitational. His 1:49.89 also tops the 2019 NCAA Division III performance list and rewrites the program record book while the relay time ranks 10th on the NCAA DIII leaderboard.
  • Alex Gallant
    February 04, 2019
    Alex Gallant from the swimming & diving team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 3rd. Gallant posted a trio of top 3 finishes as the Engineers hosted the third annual Tech Sprints. In addition to the second fastest 100-yard IM (53.21) in Division III last week, the senior clocked a 12.56 in the 25-yard breaststroke and a 1:00.01 in the 100-yard breaststroke. He was also part of a pair of B final triumphs with a 2:00.59 in the 200-yard IM and a combined 45.50 in the 100-yard medley relay along with freshman Peter Fagerholm (Sandy Hook, CT), junior Matthew Scherrer (Wellesley, MA) and junior Markus Zimmermann (Sammamish, WA).
  • Victoria Mirecki
    February 04, 2019
    Victoria Mirecki of the basketball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 3rd. Mirecki was consistent with 8.5 points and eight rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Engineers. Both games also saw Mirecki shoot 57.1 percent (4-7) from the field. After notching nine points and seven rebounds in a win over Coast Guard, the freshman posted eight points and tied her career high with WPI-best nine boards at Babson.
  • Chase Lind
    January 28, 2019
    Chase Lind from the wrestling team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 27th. One of four double winners on Saturday, Lind was trailing after two periods at 174 pounds before a quick strike and pin at 5:09 gave WPI the 14-11 advantage against Southern Maine. He later used an escape in the final second of his bout opposite Brockport to post a major decision (13-5) for the Engineers. The junior is tied for second on the team with 18 victories, including nine pins, four major decisions and four decisions.
  • Sydney Packard
    January 28, 2019
    Sydney Packard of the track & field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 27th. Packard made her 2019 800-meter run debut a successful one as the junior clocked the No. 3 time in the country with a 2:12.56. Bates senior Ayden Eickhoff (Corvallis, MT), who was one spot behind Packard at last year's NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, led the DIII contingent with a second-ranked 2:11.97. The race also produced the fourth, fifth and sixth ranked times on the DIII leaderboard.
  • Anna Matsco
    January 21, 2019
    Anna Matsco from the swimming & diving team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 20th. The junior won the 100-yard butterfly, was fifth in the 200-yard freestyle, and swam the leadoff leg for the Engineers 200-yard freestyle C relay in a double dual split Wednesday with UMass Dartmouth and Wheaton.
  • Colin McNamara
    January 21, 2019
    Colin McNamara of the basketball team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 20th. The sophomore notched double-digit scoring in both games last week, including a career-high 18 at Clark on Saturday. On Wednesday versus Emerson, McNamara netted 11 points, as well as, five rebounds and five assists.
  • Carley Dykstra
    January 14, 2019
    Carley Dykstra of the track & field team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 13th. The senior achieved a personal-best clearance of 11-2.5 in the pole vault this past weekend at the Bowdoin Invitational. In addition to being tied for 16th on the NCAA Division III leaderboard, the height is fifth in Division III New England and 18th among all NCAA student-athletes in the region.
  • Oliver Thomas
    January 14, 2019
    Oliver Thomas from the track & field team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 13th. The sophomore was one of two Engineers to set a school and facility record Saturday in the team’s season debut at the Bowdoin Invitational as he reset his own standard with an 8.18 in the 60-meter hurdles. The time is the best in Division III New England so far this season and is also tied for sixth on the NEICAAA (All-New England All-Divisions) and NCAA Division III performance lists.
  • Caitlin Boermeester
    January 07, 2019
    Caitlin Boermeester from the basketball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 6th. The sophomore notched a game and career-best five steals to go with six points on 3-4 shooting inside the arc, two assists and two rebounds in Saturday’s 49-26 win over Mount Holyoke. The team leader with 1.3 swipes per game played a game-high 33 minutes, the most for an Engineer since her 37 minutes versus UMass Boston during the WPI Holiday Tournament.
  • Nick Day
    January 07, 2019
    Nick Day of the wrestling team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 6th. Needing a pin at heavyweight to defeat Chicago, the Engineers nearly struck for the improbable victory when Day put his opponent immediately on his back in TB 3 but his opponent was able to just barely wiggle out and avoid the fall. Day took home a 9-6 decision but it was Maroons that took the match 23-21. He later notched a 15-0 tech fall to secure the 31-21 comeback win versus Westminster (MO).
  • Jake Wisnewski
    December 31, 2018
    Jake Wisniewski of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Monday December 31st. Bolstered by a career-high 19 points versus Husson on December 16, the junior averaged 17.7 points, 6.0 rebounds to go with four assists and three steals since the last weekly update. He also dropped 19 as part of a double-double in the Tampa Bay Shootout opener against Maryville (TN).
  • Spencer Vinson
    December 31, 2018
    Spencer Vinson from the basketball team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Monday December 31st. The junior made the most of her first career start this past Sunday with career-bests of 20 points and 14 rebounds in a close setback to UMass Boston. The WPI Holiday All-Tournament team selection then finished with 18 points, four boards, two assists, two steals and a block as the Engineers defeated Roger Williams on Monday.
  • 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.
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