WPI News Archive

December 13, 2018 Ama Biney '18 Named NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award Recipient Indianapolis, IN --- Recent WPI women’s basketball and softball student-athlete Ama Biney ’18 was named as one of the top graduating student-athletes across all three NCAA divisions in 2017-18 with her selection for the NCAA Today's Top 10 Award, which was announced today by the national office.
December 12, 2018 Bakhtyari Earns Back-to-Back Google Cloud Volleyball Academic All-America Honors WORCESTER – WPI senior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has been named as a repeat Google Cloud Women’s Volleyball Academic All-America, as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). In addition to joining Stacey Cotton (1988, 1989) as the program’s only back-to-back selections, the duo is now linked as the program’s only two first team selections.
December 12, 2018 Jennifer Toland: WPI Men’s Basketball Enjoying Perfect Start, Youth Invited Sunday Heading into this week, there were three unbeaten NCAA Division 3 men’s basketball teams in New England. Two of them play right here in Central Mass.
December 11, 2018 Doherty Selected as Program’s First-Ever United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Kansas City, MO --- WPI senior Riley Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) has been named as the men’s soccer program’s first-ever United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Scholar All-America, as recently revealed by the organization.
December 11, 2018 McCrea Nets United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-East Region Recognition Kansas City, MO --- WPI junior Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) has been named as the women’s soccer program’s third United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Scholar All-East Region selection since 2009, as recently announced by the organization. The lone NEWMAC student-athlete on this year’s second team, and one of two conference selections, joins Kristen Garza (2009) and Emily Doherty (2016).
December 10, 2018 Chen, 400 Free Relay Lauded as NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Weekly Honorees Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) was named as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week and the 400-yard freestyle quartet of senior Jean Philippe Miralda (Tegucigalpa, Honduras), freshman Sid Williams (Irvine, CA), graduate student Craig Barrett (Edinburgh, Scotland) and senior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was lauded as the NEWMAC Men’s Relay of the Week.
December 8, 2018 Men’s Swimming & Diving Completes Sweep of No. 11 Tufts & No. 18 Williams at Wesleyan Middletown, CT --- Junior Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) won three individual events and the 400-yard freestyle relay did its job as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team swept host Wesleyan, No. 11 Tufts and No. 18 Williams Saturday. The Engineers are receiving votes in the national coaches poll.
December 8, 2018 Savage and Blake Boost Women’s Basketball in First NEWMAC Win of Season WORCESTER – Freshman Bailey Savage (Charlton, MA) established a new career-high, and shared game-high honors with sophomore Maddie Blake (Bedford, NH), of 15 points as WPI defeated Clark, 62-44, in a NEWMAC women’s basketball matchup Saturday afternoon inside Harrington Auditorium.
December 8, 2018 Wensley, Curtis, Ball and Shrewsbury Post Multiple Wins for Wrestling in Home Super Quad WORCESTER -- Dan Wensley, Michael Curtis, Ronan Ball and Austin Shrewsbury all were victorious twice on Saturday as the nationally-ranked WPI wrestling team went 1-2 in a star-studded home Super Quad in the Sports & Recreation Center.
December 8, 2018 Men’s Basketball Sails Past Salem State For Eighth Consecutive Win Salem, MA --- Sophomore Garrett Stephenson (Townsend, MA) posted his second double-double of the season, this time with 20 points and 10 rebounds, as the WPI men’s basketball team remained unbeaten with an 83-67 triumph over host Salem State Saturday afternoon in Twohig Gymnasium.
December 8, 2018 Women’s Swimming & Diving Tops Wesleyan in Tough Set of Duals Before Break Middletown, CT --- Freshman Katherine Pawlak (Westford, MA) posted a second-place time in the 50-yard freestyle as WPI defeated host Wesleyan in women’s swimming & diving action Saturday.
December 5, 2018 MIT’s 3-Pointers Topple Women’s Basketball in NEWMAC Championship Rematch Cambridge, MA --- Senior Taylor V'Dovec (Blaine, WA) totaled 22 points and MIT poured in a dozen 3-pointers as the host Engineers defeated WPI, 74-57, Wednesday night in a NEWMAC women’s basketball matchup inside Rockwell Cage. It was the most triples by a Crimson and Gray opponent since Wheaton netted 15 on February 14, 2015.
December 4, 2018 Wisniewski Nets Double-Double in Men’s Basketball’s Win at Framingham State Framingham, MA --- Junior Jake Wisniewski (West Brookfield, MA) registered a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds and freshman Logan O'Donnell (Fishkill, NY) came off the bench to hand in career-bests of 11 points and seven rebounds as WPI held on for a 70-61 triumph over host Framingham State in a non-conference men’s basketball matchup Tuesday night.
December 4, 2018 Herrington Repeats as D3football.com All-East Team Selection Bloomington, MN --- WPI senior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) has been selected as a D3football.com All-East Team honoree for the second consecutive season.
December 2, 2018 Bauer Boasts Another B Cut as Swimming & Diving Finishes Third at Gompei Invite WORCESTER – Senior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) repeated as the 200-yard backstroke champion to collect his sixth career individual title as WPI finished third as a team at the 2018 Gompei Invitational that concluded Sunday night in the Sports & Recreation Center.
December 1, 2018 Wensley Earns Second Career RIT Tournament Title as Wrestling Repeats as Team Champions Rochester, NY --- Dan Wensley rallied in overtime with a pair of takedowns to claim his second career RIT Tournament individual championship and propel No. 12 WPI to its second straight team title at the 15-team tournament on Saturday.  On a day that saw 11 Engineers wrestlers reach the quarterfinals and nine the semifinals, Tyler Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA) and Chase Lind were also finalists for the Crimson and Gray. 
December 1, 2018 Bauer Threepeats, Records Fall as Swimming & Diving Remains Third at Gompei Invite WORCESTER – Senior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) won the 100-yard backstroke for the third consecutive year while freshman Molly Sykes (Falmouth, MA), senior Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) and sophomore Clayton Besch (West Sand Lake, NY) set new school records on day two of the 2018 Gompei Invitational taking place in the Sports & Recreation Center.
December 1, 2018 Men's Basketball Survives Trip to Upset-Minded Fitchburg State to Move to 6-0 Fitchburg, MA --- Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) paced all players with 16 points, 12 rebounds and four assists as WPI went on the road and knocked of Fitchburg State 63-56 in a defensive-minded men’s basketball match-up on Saturday afternoon.
December 1, 2018 Women’s Basketball Stymied by Emerson in First NEWMAC Home Game of Season WORCESTER – Emerson sophomore Sam Boyle (Scotts Valley, CA) led all players with 13 points and junior Natalie Clydesdale (Pittsburgh, PA) notched 11 points and eight rebounds in a 64-37 NEWMAC women’s basketball victory over host WPI Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
November 30, 2018 Perry, Sykes & Pawlak Shine as Swimming & Diving Sits Third at Gompei Invite WORCESTER – Senior Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) was a double winner while freshmen Molly Sykes (Falmouth, MA) and Katherine Pawlak (Westford, MA) each set a school record as the WPI swimming & diving team ended the first day of the 2018 Gompei Invitational, which features combined scoring, in third place.
November 29, 2018 Women's Volleyball's Nassar and Bakhtyari Earn NEWVA Senior Classic All-Star Game Invite WORCESTER – WPI’s Victoria Nassar (Atkinson, NH) and Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) have been chosen to compete in the New England Women's Volleyball Association (NEWVA) Senior Classic All-Star Game Sunday, December 2nd at Eastern Nazarene. Casey Hunt (Granby, CT) was tabbed as an honorable mention.
November 29, 2018 Women’s Soccer’s Hoops Headed to NEWISA Senior Bowl Saturday at Merrimack WORCESTER – WPI goalkeeper Gabriela Hoops (Stonington, CT) has been selected to play in the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl, which is slated for a noon start on Saturday, December 1st at Merrimack College.
November 28, 2018 Fourth Quarter Wheaton Outburst Dooms Women’s Basketball in NEWMAC Opener Norton, MA --- Juniors Natalie Wind (New Canaan, CT) and Ashley Hill (Pembroke, NH) each accounted for a pair of fourth-quarter 3-pointers as Wheaton pulled away with a 58-47 NEWMAC women’s basketball triumph over visiting WPI Wednesday night in Emerson Gymnasium.
November 28, 2018 Field Hockey’s Hynes Garners NFHCA All-New England East Recognition Gilbert, AZ --- WPI junior back Shannon Hynes (Auburn, MA) has been honored by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) as an All-New England East second team selection. It is the first time an Engineer has been recognized since recent WPI Hall of Fame inductee Kelly Johnson was voted to the second team in 2009.
November 28, 2018 McCrea Earns Third United Soccer Coaches All-New England Honor, Rejoins First Team Kansas City, MO --- WPI junior midfielder Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) has garnered All-New England accolades from the United Soccer Coaches for the third time in as many seasons. McCrea was named to the first team in 2016 and 2018.
November 28, 2018 Doherty Adds United Soccer Coaches All-New England Accolades to Resume Kansas City, MO --- WPI senior back Riley Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) was selected as a United Soccer Coaches All-New England second team honoree. It is the third consecutive year, and fifth time in six years, at least one Engineer has been recognized.
November 27, 2018 Second Half Surge Sends Undefeated Men's Basketball Past Tufts 89-66 Medford, MA --- Six different WPI players reached double digits in scoring and the Engineers held host Tufts to just 24 points in the second half as the Crimson and Gray defeated the Jumbos 89-66 in a non-conference men’s basketball contest on Tuesday evening.  
November 26, 2018 Walker Secures Men’s Basketball’s First-Ever NEWMAC Weekly Defensive Honor WORCESTER – Sophomore Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) has been selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week. It is the program’s first weekly defensive award since it was introduced at the beginning of the 2016-17 season.
November 26, 2018 Register Now for 2019 Baseball Winter Clinics We are excited to offer a Baseball clinic to players from ages 6 to 15 years. To ensure a personalized experience for all, we will accept only a limited number of players at the clinic. In the past we have received positive feedback about the program because of the personal attention each player receives. Our staff members will work with every player throughout the clinic. We expect the session will sell out quickly, so be sure to sign up early. We look forward to seeing you!
November 21, 2018 Seven Fall Student-Athletes Named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Teams Westwood, MA --- WPI seniors Larry Cafaro (Ansonia, CT), Steffany Halfrey (Hubbardston, MA), Mark Landergan (Newburyport, MA) and Sierra ‘Knox’ Palmer (Knoxville, TN) have been named to their respective NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams. Juniors Luke Lindholm (Sterling, MA) and Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA), as well as, sophomore Jackie Cardin (Manchester, NH) were also recognized.
November 20, 2018 Harrell Nets Career-High as Explosive First Half Lifts Men’s Basketball Past Lancers WORCESTER – Men’s Basketball sophomores Dakota Wheeler (Easthampton, MA) and Ethan Harrell (Wexford, PA) combined for 31 points off the bench in the first half of a 90-71 triumph over city rival Worcester State Tuesday evening in Harrington Auditorium.
November 20, 2018 Early Lead, Fourth Quarter Surge Sends Women’s Basketball Past Nichols WORCESTER – Junior Spencer Vinson (Los Angeles, CA) posted a double-double, including a new career-high in rebounds, and senior Alyssa Paul (Schaghticoke, NY) tied her career-high in points as the WPI women’s basketball team defeated visiting Nichols, 54-25, Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
November 20, 2018 Wensley, Nash and Ball Help Wrestling Rally Past Western New England Springfield, MA --- 184-pounder Dan Wensley (Wakefield, MA) defeated the fourth-ranked wrestler in the nation and Pete Nash (Liverpool, NY) and Ronan Ball (Maynard, MA) both registered first period pins as WPI went on the road to defeat Western New England 30-12 in a New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) dual meet on Tuesday evening.  
November 20, 2018 Day Earns Spot on New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England Team Cambridge, MA --- WPI senior offensive lineman Nick Day (Northampton, MA) has been named to the 2018 New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England team.
November 18, 2018 Women’s Basketball Falls to Conn College; Vinson & Finken Named to All-Tournament Team Biddeford, ME --- Junior Spencer Vinson (Los Angeles, CA) and freshman McKenna Finken (Simsbury, CT) were named to the All-Tournament team as WPI made an appearance in the Hampton Inn Tip-Off Tournament final where it was handed its first loss of the season by Connecticut College, 55-44, Sunday afternoon at University of New England.
November 17, 2018 Stephenson Named MVP as Men’s Basketball Reclaims Coghlin Tournament Title WORCESTER – Sophomore Garrett Stephenson (Townsend, MA) earned MVP honors as the WPI men’s basketball team reclaimed the Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament title with a 65-57 triumph over William Paterson Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
November 17, 2018 Marsh, Lind, Wensley and Shrewsbury All go 3-0 as Wrestling Hands Oney First WPI Win WORCESTER -- The quartet of Tyler Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA), Chase Lind (Fairfield, CT), Dan Wensley (Wakefield, MA) and Austin Shrewsbury (Westfield, MA) all went 3-0 Saturday as No.12 WPI Wrestling opened the dual meet portion of its schedule by going 2-1 in home super quad in the Sports & Recreation Center.
November 17, 2018 Bauer, Men’s Swimming & Diving Knock Off No. 25 Bowdoin in Saturday Split Brunswick, ME --- Senior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was the lone WPI winner as the men’s swimming & diving team topped host No. 25 Bowdoin, 154-144, and fell to No. 6 MIT, 233-67, Saturday afternoon. Cambridge’s Engineers (3-1) also defeated the Polar Bears (0-2) 232-66.
November 17, 2018 Finken Fuels Women’s Basketball Victory Over Bridgewater State at UNE Tournament Biddeford, ME --- Freshman McKenna Finken (Simsbury, CT) established a career-high of 17 points to help lead the WPI women’s basketball team to the Hampton Inn Tip-Off Tournament title game with a 69-57 victory over Bridgewater State Saturday night at University of New England.
November 17, 2018 Women’s Swimming & Diving Swept by Nationally-Ranked MIT and Bowdoin Brunswick, ME --- Freshman Molly Sykes (Falmouth, MA) finished second in a pair of events as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team was upended by No. 8 MIT and host No. 21 Bowdoin Saturday afternoon. Cambridge’s Engineers (3-1) won 222-78 and the Polar Bears (1-1) began the season with a 199-100 victory. MIT defeated Bowdoin in their dual 181-118.
November 16, 2018 Walker, Needleman & Stephenson Key Men’s Basketball in Coghlin Opener WORCESTER – Sophomore Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) led all student-athletes with 20 points to go with seven rebounds and classmate Garrett Stephenson (Townsend, MA) scored 12 points and hauled in a game-best eight rebounds as WPI opened the fourth annual Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament with an 86-71 triumph over SUNY Potsdam Friday night inside Harrington Auditorium.
November 15, 2018 Five From Football Recognized as Day Repeats as Google Cloud Academic All-District WORCESTER – For the second consecutive year, WPI senior offensive lineman Nick Day (Northampton, MA) has been selected as a member of the Google Cloud Football Academic All-District I team, as voted upon by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. He is joined this year by senior wide receiver Erik Fyrer (Ipswich, MA), senior place kicker Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA), junior linebacker Nick Ostrowski (Charlton, MA) and sophomore defensive lineman Lou Duh (Monroe, CT). All five advance to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration. WPI and MIT shared the lead with five each to go with three from Springfield for a NEWMAC total of 13.
November 15, 2018 Bakhtyari Earns Third Google Cloud Women’s Volleyball Academic All-District Nod WORCESTER – WPI senior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has been named to the Google Cloud Women’s Volleyball Academic All-District I team for the third consecutive year, as voted upon by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The setter, who secured the program’s first CoSIDA Academic All-America in 28 years in 2017, now moves on to the national ballot for a chance to earn back-to-back honors.
November 14, 2018 Herrington Repeats as Special Teams Athlete of the Year; 11 Named All-NEWMAC Westwood, MA --- Senior placekicker Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) repeated as the NEWMAC Special Teams Athlete of the Year while 10 others also earned All-NEWMAC honors as voted upon by the league’s head coaches following the regular season. Senior Larry Cafaro (Ansonia, CT) was named to the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team.
November 14, 2018 Marsh Honored by NEWA as Wrestling Debuts at 12th in National Rankings WORCESTER -- WPI’s Tyler Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA) has been named the New England Wrestling Association Co-Wrestler of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 11th. The junior 157-pounder shares the honor with Peter Del Gallo of Southern Maine.
November 13, 2018 Career Nights Highlight WPI's Season Opening Victory Over Albertus Magnus WORCESTER – Sophomores Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) and Kahleb Downing Middletown, CT) each scored career-highs and classmate Garrett Stephenson (Townsend, MA) notched a double-double as WPI opened its men’s basketball season with a 106-82 victory over Albertus Magnus Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
November 13, 2018 Vinson Selected as NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Spencer Vinson (Los Angeles, CA) has been named as the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week.
November 13, 2018 Herrington Once Again Cited as NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) has once again been named as the NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week.
November 13, 2018 Doherty and Adams Named Google Cloud Men's Soccer Academic All-District Worcester, MA – WPI senior Riley Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) and sophomore Rufus Adams (Duxbury, MA) have been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District I team, as voted upon by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The duo is now under consideration for Academic All-America accolades.
November 10, 2018 Football Holds off Norwich to Conclude Fourth Consecutive Winning Season WORCESTER -- Senior Blayne Merchant (Sanderson, FL) and junior Julian Nyland (Melrose, MA) scored on 50-plus yard plays and senior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) kicked a career-long 42-yard field goal as WPI held off Norwich, 20-17, Saturday afternoon in the season finales for both teams in Alumni Stadium.
November 10, 2018 Men’s Cross Country Finishes 10th at NCAA Division III New England Championships Brunswick, ME --- Senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA) crossed the finish line 43rd while all seven members of the WPI men’s cross country team placed in the top 100 en route to the program’s third 10th-place showing in four years at the NCAA Division III New England Championships Saturday at Bowdoin.
November 10, 2018 Women’s Cross Country Sets, Ties Program Records at NCAA DIII NE Championships Brunswick, ME --- Junior Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) finished 45th to lead the WPI women’s cross country team to its second consecutive 10th-place finish at the NCAA Division III New England Championships Saturday at Bowdoin. The Engineers also placed a program-best 10th in 1989 while the 2018 team set the program record for fewest points with 301.
November 10, 2018 High Five! Women’s Basketball Secures Fifth Consecutive Worcester City Championship WORCESTER – Sophomore Maddie Blake (Bedford, NH) earned MVP honors as the WPI women’s basketball team came from behind to win its fifth consecutive Worcester City Tournament title with a 51-45 victory over Worcester State Saturday night in Harrington Auditorium.
November 10, 2018 Marsh, Marion and Shrewsbury Victorious For Wrestling at Season-Opening Ursinus Fall Brawl Collegeville, PA --- Tyler Marsh, Brendan Marion and Austin Shrewsbury all won their respective weight classes as the WPI wrestling team made head coach Matt Oney’s debut a successful one at the Fall Brawl hosted by Ursinus on Saturday. 
November 10, 2018 Sykes Wins Three as Women’s Swimming & Diving Splits With SCSU and CGA WORCESTER – Freshman Molly Sykes (Falmouth, MA) won three events to lead the WPI women’s swimming & diving to a split decision with Southern Connecticut State University and Coast Guard Saturday in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Engineers bested the Owls 215-85 and were upended 161-139 by the Bears. Coast Guard also defeated SCSU by a count of 186-114.
November 10, 2018 Perry, Chen & Williams Lead Men’s Swimming & Diving in Dual Meet Split WORCESTER – Senior Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI), junior Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) and freshman Sid Williams (Irvine, CA) all earned individual victories as WPI defeated Division II Southern Connecticut State University, 206-88, and fell to preseason No. 22 Coast Guard, 186-114, Saturday in men’s swimming & diving action Saturday in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Bears bested the Owls, 220-78, in the matchup between the visiting teams.
November 9, 2018 Blake and Vinson Shine in Women’s Basketball’s City Tournament Opener WORCESTER – Sophomore Maddie Blake (Bedford, NH) poured in a career-high 20 points to lead the WPI women’s basketball team to the 2018 Worcester City Tournament championship game with a 62-47 triumph over visiting Becker Friday night in Harrington Auditorium.
November 8, 2018 72 WPI Fall Student-Athletes Earn NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honors Westwood, MA --- Led by seven three-time honorees, WPI placed 72 fall student-athletes on their respective NEWMAC Academic All-Conference teams. Football led the department with 21 selections while Volleyball boasted a NEWMAC-best nine. Men’s Soccer boasted 11, followed by Women’s Soccer (9) and Field Hockey (8). Women’s Cross Country once again tied its program record with eight and Men’s Cross Country produced six.
November 5, 2018 WPI Athletics Partners with "It's On Us" Movement WORCESTER – The WPI Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics (PERA) along with our Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) have partnered with the "It's On Us" campaign to raise awareness for the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses by urging the public to stand up against sexual assault and step away from the sidelines to be an active part of the solution. 
November 7, 2018 Five From Men’s Soccer Named All-NEWMAC; Lindholm Tabbed All-Sportsmanship Westwood, MA --- Senior Riley Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) and junior Ben Rickson (West Warren, MA) headlined WPI’s NEWMAC Men’s Soccer All-Conference honorees as voted upon by the conference head coaches following the regular season. Doherty and Rickson were named to the first team while sophomore Rufus Adams (Duxbury, MA), junior Mark Calnan (Winchester, MA) and junior Jackson Conroy (Reading, MA) were named to the second team. Junior Luke Lindholm (Sterling, MA) represented the Engineers on the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship scroll.
November 7, 2018 Women’s Soccer Trio Nets NEWMAC All-Conference; Palmer Named All-Sportsmanship Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Gabriela Hoops (Stonington, CT) and junior Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) have earned NEWMAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference accolades for the third consecutive year. The duo was named to the first team while sophomore Leah Beauton (Colchester, CT) landed on the second team. Senior manager Sierra ‘Knox’ Palmer (Knoxville, TN) was lauded as the program’s NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team selection.
November 6, 2018 Three From Field Hockey Recognized as All-NEWMAC; Cardin Named All-Sportsmanship Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Shannon Hynes (Auburn, MA) was selected as a NEWMAC Field Hockey All-Conference first team selection while sophomore Abby O’Sullivan (Walpole, MA) and freshman Angie Ferro (Northboro, MA) were named to the second team, as voted upon by the league’s head coaches following the regular season. Sophomore Jackie Cardin (Manchester, NH) was the program’s NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship honoree.
November 6, 2018 Andover Duo Earns NEWMAC Women's Volleyball Post Season Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has been named as a NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball All-Conference second team honoree and junior Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) was named as the team’s NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship honoree.
November 5, 2018 Sykes, 200 Free Relay Collect NEWMAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Weekly Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI freshman Molly Sykes (Falmouth, MA) has been named as the NEWMAC Women’s Swimmer of the Week and sophomore Audrey Berner (San Jose, CA), freshman Katherine Pawlak (Westford, MA), junior Sofie de Oliveira (Portland, ME) and junior Alice Morgan (Cornwall, NY) were lauded as the NEWMAC Women’s Relay of the Week.
November 5, 2018 Bauer, 200 Free Relay Reap NEWMAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Weekly Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week while he and junior Dave Chen (Niantic, CT), senior Jean Philippe Miralda (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) and graduate student Craig Barrett (Edinburgh, Scotland) were collectively honored as the NEWMAC Men’s Relay of the Week.
November 4, 2018 WPI Athletics & Victory Academy Partner to Develop Emerging Leaders NASHUA, NH – Last month, the Victory Academy and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) kicked off a partnership together to provide student-athletes with leadership training for a select group of emerging leaders across all 18 Division 3 sports.  
November 3, 2018 Football Stymied by Coast Guard 24-10 in NEWMAC Road Contest New London, CT --- Quarterback Ryan Jones (Punxsutawney, PA) tossed a pair of touchdowns and ran for another as Coast Guard defeating visiting WPI 24-10 in a NEWMAC football contest played on Saturday afternoon.
November 2, 2018 Women’s Swimming & Diving Opens Dual Meet Season with Four Victories WORCESTER – Freshman Molly Sykes (Falmouth, MA) posted the quickest times in a pair of events to help WPI collect wins over Simmons (165-135), Brandeis (197-96), Smith (241-59) and Babson (241-48) in the first dual meets of the season Friday night in the Sports & Recreation Center.
November 2, 2018 Men’s Swimming & Diving Sweeps Babson and Brandeis in Home Dual Meet Opener WORCESTER – Senior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) won a pair of individual events as WPI swept Brandeis, 163-116, and Babson, 162-116, by near identical scores in the first set of dual meets of the season Friday night in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Beavers, meanwhile, defeated the Judges 139.50-122.50.
November 1, 2018 Second-Seeded Springfield Slips Past Third-Seeded Men’s Soccer in NEWMAC Semifinal Springfield, MA --- Brad Deckel (Lansdale, PA) sent second-seeded Springfield to its third consecutive NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Championship final appearance as the Pride defeated third-seeded WPI, 1-0, in the tournament’s early semifinal, hosted at Brock-Affleck Field on Thursday afternoon.
November 1, 2018 Chabot Repeats as NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year Westwood, MA --- For the second time in as many seasons WPI head coach Brian Chabot has been named as the NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year, as voted upon by his peers following Saturday’s conference championship meet. In addition to both programs touting a quartet of All-NEWMAC honorees, seniors Steffany Halfrey (Hubbardston, MA) and Mark Landergan (Newburyport, MA) were selected as the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team representatives.
November 1, 2018 JIM FENTON: Luca Cerasani, Sam Malafronte linked through high school and college The 2015 Abington High School graduates have been defensive leaders at Worcester Polytechnic Institute during their careers. Cerasani’s senior season came to an end last month due to a knee injury.
November 1, 2018 JENNIFER TOLAND: WPI men’s soccer set to defend NEWMAC crown The WPI men’s soccer is having another successful season and the No. 3 seed Engineers will begin defense of their NEWMAC tournament title when they travel to No. 2 Springfield for a semifinal game Thursday.
October 30, 2018 Fifth-Seeded MIT Upends Fourth-Seeded Field Hockey in NEWMAC Quarterfinal WORCESTER – Sophomore Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, NJ) scored two of MIT’s goals in a 3-1 NEWMAC Field Hockey quarterfinal triumph over host WPI Tuesday night in Alumni Stadium.
October 30, 2018 Fourth-Seeded Coast Guard Sinks Fifth-Seeded Women’s Soccer in NEWMAC Quarterfinal New London, CT --- Junior Claire Hurley (Waterford, CT) scored in the 63rd minute to secure a 1-0 victory for Coast Guard women's soccer over WPI on Tuesday night in the NEWMAC quarterfinal.
October 30, 2018 Fourth-seeded Wellesley Foils Fifth-Seeded Volleyball in NEWMAC Quarterfinal Wellesley, MA --- Sophomore Lauren Gedney (Huntersville, NC) recorded a match-high 15 kills to lead fourth-seeded Wellesley to a 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-14) sweep of fifth-seeded WPI in the quarterfinals of the 2018 NEWMAC Volleyball Championship on Tuesday at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
October 30, 2018 Herrington Adds D3football.com Team of the Week Honors to Resume Bloomington, MN --- WPI senior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) has earned a spot on the D3football.com Team of the Week for his performance in Saturday’s 13-6 triumph over previously unbeaten MIT. The kicker was recognized by the NEWMAC and Noontime Sports on Monday.
October 29, 2018 Chen and 400 Medley Relay Earn NEWMAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Weekly Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) was named as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week while he and his 400-yard medley relay teammates, Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI), Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) and Craig Barrett (Edinburgh, Scotland), were lauded as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimming Relay of the Week for their performances at the Worcester City Championships. Springfield’s Valmore Stewart was selected as the conference diver of the week.
October 29, 2018 Herrington and Ostrowski Collect NEWMAC Football Weekly Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week and junior Nick Ostrowski (Charlton, MA) has been named as the NEWMAC Football Defensive Athlete of the Week for their efforts in Saturday’s 13-6 win over previously unbeaten MIT. Herrington was once again lauded by Noontime Sports and Ostrowski was tabbed as the WPI Men’s Student Athlete of the Week earlier in the day.
October 28, 2018 Women’s Soccer Unlucky in Regular Season Finale Versus Springfield on Sunday WORCESTER – Springfield senior Amanda Wright (Pittsfield, MA) notched the lone goal in a 1-0 triumph over host WPI in the NEWMAC women’s soccer regular season finale for both teams Sunday in Alumni Stadium.
October 27, 2018 Herrington, Nyland and Ostrowski Help Football Knock MIT from the Ranks on the Unbeaten WORCESTER ― Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) connected on two fourth-quarter field goals in adverse conditions — one from 41 yards and one from 31 — with less than six minutes left, and Julian Nyland (Melrose, MA) connected with Nic Rossi (Howell, NJ) for a 19-yard touchdown in the second quarter, and WPI defeated MIT, 13-6, on Homecoming at Alumni Stadium.
October 27, 2018 Conroy, Men’s Soccer Bounce Past Clark on Homecoming and Senior Day WORCESTER – Junior Jackson Conroy (Reading, MA) scored early in the second half and sophomore Rufus Adams (Duxbury, MA) stopped three shots as the WPI men’s soccer team defeated city and NEWMAC foe Clark, 1-0, Saturday morning in a rainy Alumni Stadium.
October 27, 2018 Women's Cross Country Places Second, Bests No. 23 Coast Guard at NEWMACs Northampton, MA --- Four members of the WPI women's cross country team earned All-Conference accolades as the team finished second at the 2018 NEWMAC Championships, hosted by Smith, on Saturday.
October 27, 2018 Four Named All-Conference as Men's Cross Country Finishes Second at NEWMACs Northampton, MA --- Freshman Brian Brooks (Brewster, MA), senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA), junior Avery Ingegneri (Warwick, RI) and junior Tom Hanlon (Derry, NH) each earned All-NEWMAC honors as the WPI men’s cross country team placed second at Saturday's NEWMAC Championships, hosted this year by Smith.
October 27, 2018 Men’s Swimming & Diving Earns Seventh Consecutive Worcester City Championship WORCESTER – Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) was named the Justin Ferris (WPI) Swimmer of the Meet as the Engineers retained the Worcester City Championship following the two-day event held in the Sports & Recreation Center.
October 27, 2018 Women’s Swimming & Diving Third in Season-Opening Worcester City Championships WORCESTER – Katherine Pawlak (Westford, MA) was the runner up and one of three student-athletes to swim faster than the 50-yard freestyle meet record as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team took third at the two-day Worcester City Championships which was held in the Sports & Recreation Center.
October 27, 2018 Strong Start Not Enough as Volleyball Comes Up Short at Nationally-Ranked MIT Cambridge, MA --- In the NEWMAC women's volleyball regular-season finale for both teams, nationally-ranked No. 25 MIT defeated WPI, 3-1 (27-29, 25-16, 25-22, 25-13), on Saturday afternoon. In the victory, MIT senior Carly Silvernale (Bellevue, WA) became the 16th player in program history to reach 1,000 digs while the team amassed 17 blocks, just one shy of tying the Institute record for blocks in a match.
October 26, 2018 WPI Poly Club Inducts Six into Athletics HOF; McAvey Named Harrington Honoree The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee is proud to announce its 36th Class, the Class of 2018. The six newest members were inducted on Friday, October 26th as part of Homecoming Weekend.
October 26, 2018 Ferro and O'Sullivan Aid Field Hockey in Thrilling Comeback Win at Mount Holyoke South Hadley, MA --- Freshman forward Angie Ferro scored with 3:45 remaining in overtime to lift WPI to a 3-2 victory over Mount Holyoke in NEWMAC action on Friday evening.
October 23, 2018 Field Hockey Triumphant in First-Ever Fall Varsity Contest Played on Rooftop Field WORCESTER -- Freshman Angie Ferro (Northboro, MA) notched the game-ending goal 7:05 into overtime as WPI edged Fitchburg State, 4-3, Tuesday night in the first-ever non-softball varsity game played on Rooftop Field. Weather conditions delayed the 4pm women’s soccer match forcing the teams to switch venues.
October 23, 2018 Seniors Shine as Women’s Volleyball Blanks Clark in City and Conference Showdown WORCESTER – Senior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) and junior Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) each registered a double-double and sophomore Amanda Wetmore (Hudson, NH) hit .522 with a match-best 13 kills as the WPI women’s volleyball defeated city and NEWMAC rival Clark, 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-13), Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
October 23, 2018 McCrea and Hoops Excel as Women's Soccer Draws with Nationally-Ranked MIT WORCESTER -- WPI’s Kristen McCrea netted a pair of goals and Gabriela Hoops notched eight of her career-high 19 saves in overtime, as the hosts and visiting MIT played to a 2-2 double overtime on Tuesday evening.  The match, which originally scheduled for 4pm, did not kickoff until 6:40pm due to prolonged lightning in the Worcester area.  
October 22, 2018 Adams Named NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore Rufus Adams (Duxbury, MA) was selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week. Babson senior Noah Parker (Hampden, ME) was the offensive honoree.
October 22, 2018 Nassar Nabs NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball Defensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Victoria Nassar (Atkinson, NH) has been honored as the NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball Defensive Athlete of the Week.
October 21, 2018 Women's Rowing Medals for the First Time at the Prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta Cambridge, MA --- WPI women's rowing's varsity eight earned its first-ever medal with a third-place finish Sunday at the historic Head of The Charles Regatta.
October 21, 2018 Men's Rowing Turns in a Top 10 Performance at the Venerable Head of the Charles Regatta Cambridge, MA --- WPI men's rowing excelled Sunday in brutal rowing conditions at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. The varsity eight finished in ninth place in the Collegiate Eights while the second varsity eight was 21st overall.
October 21, 2018 Calnan and Ralphs Net Goals as Men’s Soccer Blanks Mitchell on the Road New London, CT --- Mark Calnan (Winchester, MA) came off the bench to record the game winner in the 37th minute while Spencer Ralphs (Simsbury, CT) added an insurance marker in the 51st as WPI blanked host Mitchell Sunday afternoon in a non-conference men’s soccer showdown at Alumni Field.
October 20, 2018 Hoops Halts Five as Wellesley and Women's Soccer Play to 0-0 Draw Wellesley, MA --- Junior goalkeeper Olivia Reckley (Grosse Ile, MI) made a career-high 12 saves as Wellesley played to a scoreless tie, 0-0 (2OT), with WPI in NEWMAC women's soccer action Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex. Senior Gabriela Hoops (Stonington, CT) only had to make five stops for the Engineers.
October 20, 2018 Men's Soccer and Springfield Battle to Third Consecutive Scoreless Stalemate Springfield, MA --- In a rematch of the 2017 NEWMAC Championship contest, the Springfield and WPI men's soccer teams battled to a scoreless tie through 110 minutes of play at Brock-Affleck Field on Saturday afternoon.
October 20, 2018 Regionally-Ranked Volleyball Splits With Hamilton and Amherst at Hall of Fame Invitational Amherst, MA --- The WPI women’s volleyball team split a pair of matches at the Hall of Fame Invitational Saturday. The Engineers began the day with a 3-2 (25-22, 14-25, 25-21, 21-25, 15-13) triumph over Hamilton and wrapped up the two-day event with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-12, 25-13) setback to Amherst.
October 20, 2018 Second Half Merchant Marine Rally Sinks Football in NEWMAC Road Contest Kings Point, NY -- Quarterback Krystian Abbott’s rushing touchdown with 38 seconds remaining and Gavin Gartner’s subsequent PAT helped cap a furious Merchant Marine rally as the host Mariners rallied from a 24-0 halftime deficit to defeat WPI 25-24 in a NEWMAC football contest played Saturday afternoon. 
October 20, 2018 Nationally-Ranked Babson Tangos Past Upset-Minded Field Hockey WORCESTER – Senior Ashley Tango (Reading, MA) notched a pair of goals and an assist to lead No. 12 Babson past host WPI, 4-1, in a Saturday afternoon NEWMAC Field Hockey matchup in Alumni Stadium.
October 19, 2018 Jennifer Toland’s College Football Notes: WPI’s Spencer Herrington Continues to Impress WPI senior Spencer Herrington, the 2017 NEWMAC Special Teams Player of the Year, has been solid as ever on field goals and extra points this season, but what has impressed coach Chris Robertson the most is Herrington’s increased leg strength, which has been most noticeable when Herrington punts.
October 19, 2018 Trinity Topples Regionally-Ranked Volleyball in Five-Setter at Hall of Fame Invitational Northampton, MA --- Trinity won the final two sets in a 3-2 (13-25, 25-16, 24-26, 25-23, 15-10) victory over WPI friday night in Smith's Scott Gym as part of the Hall of Fame Volleyball Invitational. 
October 18, 2018 Nichols Earns Elevation to Full-Time Status as Recreation Coordinator WORCESTER – WPI Assistant Director of Facilities & Recreation Meredith Merchant recently announced Joe Nichols was elevated to full-time status with the title of Recreation Coordinator.
October 17, 2018 Jennifer Toland’s College Notes: Area Field Hockey Talent Getting Job Done for WPI WPI’s field hockey team was pleased, but not really surprised, with its 7-0 start this season.
October 16, 2018 Orrico and Beauton Corner Wheaton in Women’s Soccer’s Sixth Straight Win WORCESTER – Sophomore Sofia Orrico’s (Bethel, CT) header in the 24th minute proved to be the offensive difference as WPI edged Wheaton, 1-0, in a NEWMAC Women’s Soccer match Tuesday night in Alumni Stadium.
October 16, 2018 Reiniger Scores Twice, Adams Stonewalls Elmira in Men’s Soccer's Road Triumph Elmira, NY --- Junior Luke Reiniger (Rowley, MA) netted the first two goals of the afternoon as WPI went on the road to blank Elmira, 4-0, in a non-conference men’s soccer match Tuesday afternoon.
October 16, 2018 Women's Volleyball Claims Four-Set NEWMAC Road Win at Wheaton Norton, MA --- Senior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) notched a double-double while two more Engineers narrowly missed one of their own as the WPI women's volleyball team downed host Wheaton, 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-15, 25-15) in a NEWMAC matchup Tuesday night in Emerson Gymnasium. 
October 16, 2018 Smith Comeback Dooms Field Hockey in 2-1 Overtime Loss Northampton, MA -- Anna Ballou tied the game with a goal in the second half and then won it with a goal in overtime as Smith field hockey rallied for a 2-1 victory over visiting WPI in a NEWMAC field hockey match-up played Tuesday evening.     
October 15, 2018 Giorgi Named NEWMAC Field Hockey Defensive Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore Lindsey Giorgi (Barre, MA) has been named as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Defensive Athlete of the Week.
October 15, 2018 Brady Collects Second NEWMAC Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week Nod Westwood, MA --- Senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA) earned his second NEWMAC Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor of the season. He was also named as the WPI Men’s Student-Athlete of the Week earlier in the day.
October 13, 2018 McCrea Scores Game-Winner as Women’s Soccer Secures Fifth Consecutive Triumph WORCESTER – Junior Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) scored in the 76th minute to guide the WPI women’s soccer team to a 1-0 triumph over visiting Mount Holyoke Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
October 13, 2018 Mushrall Posts Shutout as Field Hockey Powers Past MIT 4-0 Cambridge, MA -- Goalkeeper Karen Mushrall collected a season-high with 10 saves and sophomore back Lindsey Giorgi assisted on multiple goals for her first two career points as WPI defeated MIT 4-0 in an important NEWMAC field hockey contest on Saturday. 
October 13, 2018 Beatty Notches Goal and Assist as Men's Soccer Delivers 2-1 Triumph at Coast Guard New London, CT --- Paul Beatty netted a goal and an assist as WPI men’s soccer earned three valuable points by coming from behind and defeating host Coast Guard 2-1 in a key NEWMAC contest played Saturday in rainy conditions.  
October 13, 2018 Men's Cross Country Eighth in Important Test at Conn College Invitational Waterford, CT --- Senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA) was 12th overall, and the top placing NEWMAC runner, to lead WPI to an eighth-place showing at the Conn College Invitational Saturday at Harkness State Park.
October 13, 2018 Women's Cross Country 10th at Competitive Conn College Invitational Waterford, CT --- Junior Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) delivered a top-12 finish as the Engineers were 10th as a team at the Connecticut College Invitational Saturday at Harkness State Park.
October 13, 2018 Volleyball Splits with Plattsburgh State and St. Lawrence at Cardinal Quad Plattsburgh, NY --- The WPI volleyball team bested host Plattsburgh State, 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-23), and were upended by St. Lawrence, 3-0 (26-24, 25-20, 25-18), Saturday afternoon on the final day of the Cardinal Quad in Memorial Hall.
October 13, 2018 Women's Rowing Earns Gold for Third Consecutive Year at Quinsigamond Snake Regatta WORCESTER -- Women's Rowing saw its varsity eight earn gold for the third consecutive year as the Engineers hosted the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond.  The Crimson and Gray saw five boats participate in their lone home meet of the fall season. 
October 13, 2018 Men's Rowing Varsity Eight and Novice Four Earn Bronze at Quinsigamond Snake Regatta WORCESTER -- The WPI men's rowing program earned a bronze medal Saturday while hosting the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond. 
October 12, 2018 Kwatinetz’ Dozen Hoists Volleyball Past Gordon in Cardinal Quad Opener Plattsburgh, NY --- Sophomore Sarah Kwatinetz (Seattle, WA) tallied a match-best 12 kills and the WPI volleyball team hit .230 or better, including a .360 convincing fourth set, as the Engineers defeated Gordon, 3-1 (25-19, 22-25, 25-20, 25-14), Friday night at Plattsburgh State’s Cardinal Quad.
October 11, 2018 Football’s Herrington, Again, Named to Fred Mitchell Award Watch List WORCESTER – For the second consecutive season WPI’s Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) has been named to the Fred Mitchell Award watch list. It is the third time in four campaigns an Engineer made the cut for the month of September.
October 10, 2018 2017 Women’s Soccer Team Praised by United Soccer Coaches for Work in the Classroom Kansas City, MO --- The WPI women’s soccer program received the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year.
October 10, 2018 2017 Men’s Soccer Team Lauded for Academics by United Soccer Coaches Kansas City, MO --- The WPI men’s soccer program collected the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the second consecutive academic year.
October 9, 2018 Mullins Nets NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week Recognition Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) was selected as the NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week, as announced Tuesday afternoon. She is the first WPI honoree since fellow outside hitter Melissa Daigle in October of 2015.
October 9, 2018 Merchant Wraps Up NEWMAC Football Defensive Athlete of the Week Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Blayne Merchant (Sanderson, FL) has been named as the NEWMAC Football Defensive Athlete of the Week, as announced Tuesday afternoon. The linebacker had been previously recognized as one of the Noontime Sports Stars of the Week, as revealed on Monday.
October 9, 2018 Calnan Scores NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Mark Calnan (Winchester, MA) scored NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week accolades, as announced Tuesday afternoon. He is the program’s first honoree since Brendan Nemes was selected last October.
October 6, 2018 Defense Pitches Shutout, Nyland Tosses Three TDs in Football’s Home Triumph WORCESTER – Junior Julian Nyland (Melrose, MA) tossed three first-half touchdowns in WPI’s 24-0 triumph over Catholic in NEWMAC football action Saturday afternoon inside Alumni Stadium.
October 6, 2018 Calnan’s Free Kick, Adams’ Two Late Stops Key Men’s Soccer’s 2-1 Victory WORCESTER -- Mark Calnan (Wilmington, MA) drilled home a free kick from just outside the top of the box in the 61st minute to propel WPI to a 2-1 victory over visiting Wheaton in an important NEWMAC men’s soccer contest played late Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
October 6, 2018 Beauton’s Second Half Goals Send Women’s Soccer Past Emerson Boston, MA --- Sophomore Leah Beauton (Colchester, CT) scored a pair of second half goals, including the game-winner as the WPI women’s soccer team upended NEWMAC foe Emerson, 3-1, Saturday afternoon at Rotch Field.
October 6, 2018 Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Regis and Worcester State in Non-Conference Trimatch Weston, MA --- WPI defeated Regis, 3-1 (25-6, 25-10, 17-25, 25-20), and Worcester State, 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-19), in a non-conference volleyball trimatch Saturday.
October 5, 2018 Oh Sullivan: Field Hockey Runs Past Wheaton in Friday Night NEWMAC Matchup WORCESTER – Sophomore Abby O'Sullivan (Walpole, MA) scored twice in the first half and assisted on one of junior Bridget Sullivan’s (Wilmington, MA) two second half goals as WPI bested Wheaton, 6-1, in a Friday evening NEWMAC field hockey contest inside Alumni Stadium.
October 4, 2018 Taylor Doles Out 49 Assists as Women’s Volleyball Hands Brandeis 3-2 Decision WORCESTER – Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) and Lilly Taylor (Weymouth, MA) posted double-doubles as WPI emerged with a 3-2 (25-18, 25-20, 24-26, 15-25, 15-9) in a non-conference volleyball match versus Brandeis Thursday night in Harrington Auditorium.
October 4, 2018 Seven from Softball Cited for Academics by National Fastpitch Coaches Association Louisville, KY --- Led by then-senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA), seven members of the 2018 WPI softball team earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Scholar-Athlete honors for achieving a 3.5 GPA or better during the 2017-18 academic year.
October 3, 2018 Bennett Shines as Field Hockey Corners Clark for Moreau’s 100th WPI Win WORCESTER – Sophomore Emma Bennett (Hampstead, NH) notched the only goal in WPI’s 1-0 NEWMAC field hockey triumph over city-rival Clark Wednesday night inside Alumni Stadium.
October 2, 2018 Mullins’ Double-Double Leads Women’s Volleyball Past Coast Guard in Key NEWMAC Match WORCESTER -- Junior Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) delivered a match-high 12 kills, including the clinching swipe, to go with 11 digs as the WPI women’s volleyball team bested Coast Guard, 3-1 (25-15, 25-17, 21-25, 25-21), Tuesday night inside Harrington Auditorium.
October 2, 2018 Cabello Cues Women's Soccer's Triumph in Important NEWMAC Matchup Babson Park, MA --- Senior Juliana Cabello (Smithtown, NY) scored the go-ahead goal in the 80th minute to lift visiting WPI to a 2-1 win over Babson College in NEWMAC women’s soccer action on Tuesday afternoon at Hartwell-Rogers Field.
October 2, 2018 Calnan's Golden Goal, Reiniger's Three Points Send Men's Soccer Past Wentworth Boston, MA --- Junior Mark Calnan (Winchester, MA) netted the golden goal 57 seconds into overtime as the WPI men’s soccer team edged Wentworth Institute of Technology, 2-1, in non-conference action Tuesday night on Sweeney Field. 
October 1, 2018 Orrico Secures NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore Sofia Orrico (Bethel, CT) has been selected as the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week. The forward was also honored as the WPI Women’s Student-Athlete of the Week earlier in the day.
September 29, 2018 Orrico Scores Twice as Women’s Soccer Tops Smith in First NEWMAC Win of 2018 WORCESTER – Sophomore Sofia Orrico (Bethel, CT) scored both goals in WPI’s 2-0 victory over visiting Smith in a NEWMAC women’s soccer match Saturday afternoon inside Alumni Stadium. The Engineers (7-4, 1-2 NEWMAC) collected their first conference triumph of the season while the Pioneers dip to 6-5 and 1-2.
September 29, 2018 Nassar Notches 1,000th Career Dig as Volleyball Tames Emerson, 3-0 WORCESTER – Senior Victoria Nassar (Atkinson, NH) surpassed 1,000 digs and classmate Casey Hunt (Granby, CT) handed in one of WPI’s two double-doubles as the women’s volleyball team topped Emerson, 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-15), Saturday afternoon inside Harrington Auditorium.
September 29, 2018 McAllen & Herrington Each Score a Dozen Points as Football Sails Past Maine Maritime Castine, ME --- Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) ran for 131 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) booted three field goals and the WPI defense did not allow a point for the first 58:49 of the game as the Engineers went on the road and defeated Maine Maritime in a NEWMAC football contest played Saturday afternoon.
September 29, 2018 Calnan Nets Lone Goal in 90th Minute to Boost Men’s Soccer Past Emerson Boston, MA --- Junior Mark Calnan (Winchester, MA) scored with 46 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the WPI men’s soccer team past Emerson, 1-0, for the program’s first NEWMAC win of 2018 Saturday at Rotch Field.
September 29, 2018 Women’s Rowing Kicks Off 2018 Fall Campaign at the Head of the Riverfront Regatta Hartford, CT --- The WPI women's rowing team began its 2018 season Saturday at the Head of the Riverfront Regatta on the Connecticut River in Hartford
September 29, 2018 Men's Rowing Begins 2018 Fall Season at the Head of the Riverfront Regatta Hartford, CT --- The WPI men's rowing program kicked off its 2018-2019 campaign competing on the Connecticut River in the Head of the Riverfront Regatta. The Crimson and Gray saw three boats race on the eights side and three additional shells on the four side.
September 29, 2018 Late Spurt Not Enough as Springfield Defeats Field Hockey in NEWMAC Contest Springfield MA --- Kyra Ashe (Longmeadow, MA) and Taylor Conley (Yarmouth Port, MA) registered goals as Springfield knocked off visiting WPI 2-1 in a NEWMAC field hockey contest played on Saturday afternoon.  Both teams are now 1-1 in conference play while the Pride improves to 6-3 overall and Engineers slips to 7-2 on the season.
September 27, 2018 Bakhtyari Notches Third Consecutive Double-Double in Women’s Volleyball Triumph WORCESTER -- Senior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) handed in a double-double for the third time in as many matches as WPI defeated Salve Regina, 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-20), in a non-conference contest Thursday night in Harrington Auditorium.
September 26, 2018 Men’s Soccer Upended in OT by Undefeated Roger Williams WORCESTER – Sophomore Ryan Miller (Hillsdale, NJ) scored 34 seconds into overtime to lift Roger Williams past WPI, 1-0, in a non-conference men’s soccer match Wednesday night inside Alumni Stadium.
September 25, 2018 Beauton Completes Hat-Trick as Part of Women’s Soccer’s Frantic Finish at RWU Bristol, RI --- Sophomore Leah Beauton (Colchester, CT) registered a hat-trick, including the game-winning goal, as WPI used a late outburst to fly past Roger Williams, 6-3, Tuesday night in a women’s soccer match at a windy and rainy Bayside Field.
September 25, 2018 Volleyball hits .388 in 3-0 NEWMAC Road Triumph at Mount Holyoke South Hadley, MA --- Led by junior outside hitter Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA), WPI volleyball hit a season-high .388 as the Engineers posted a 3-0 (25-7, 25-11, 25-17) straight-set victory in NEWMAC action on Tuesday evening. The win moves the Engineers to 10-3 overall and 2-3 in conference play. The Lyons are now 6-6 and 0-5 in the NEWMAC.
September 25, 2018 Lasell Works Overtime to Hand Field Hockey First Setback of 2018 Season Newton, MA --- Senior Julia Franzik (Wallingford, CT) scored on a rebound a minute and a half into overtime Tuesday afternoon as Lasell College rallied from a two-goal deficit to post a 4-3 victory over WPI in a non-conference field hockey game at rainy Grellier Field.
September 22, 2018 Springfield Spoils WPI’s Home Opener to Begin Year Two of NEWMAC Football WORCESTER – Junior Hunter Belzo (Middletown, CT) rushed for 113 yards and two touchdowns, and threw for another, as Springfield emerged with a 17-14 victory over host WPI in a Saturday afternoon NEWMAC Football showdown in Alumni Stadium.
September 22, 2018 Rickson Tallies Goal, Adams' Saves Six as Men's Soccer and MIT Draw 1-1 WORCESTER -- WPI’s Ben Rickson (West Warren, MA) and MIT’s Garrett Souza (Chino Hills, CA) each registered goals as the two teams played to a 1-1 double overtime draw in a NEWMAC men’s soccer contest played at WPI’s Alumni Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
September 22, 2018 Bakhtyari and Hunt Reach Milestones as Volleyball Drops First Five-Setter of 2018 Wellesley, MA --- Sophomore Lauren Gedney (Huntersville, NC) and senior Yasmine Reece (New Rochelle, NY) combined for 49 kills to lift Wellesley College volleyball to a 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 18-25, 25-21, 15-10) victory over WPI in a thrilling five-set NEWMAC match-up on Saturday afternoon at Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse.
September 22, 2018 Quick Second-Half Goal Sinks Women's Soccer in NEWMAC Contest at Coast Guard New London, CT --- Coast Guard battled back from an early one goal deficit to take down WPI 2-1 in NEWMAC women's soccer action Saturday afternoon.
September 22, 2018 Men’s Cross Country Eighth at Star-Studded Purple Valley Classic Williamstown, MA --- Senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA) led the WPI men’s cross country team to an eighth-place finish at the Purple Valley Classic, hosted by Williams at Mount Greylock High School.
September 22, 2018 Packard Sixth, Women’s Cross Country Ninth at Purple Valley Classic Williamstown, MA --- Junior Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) was sixth overall, and fourth amongst NEWMAC runners, to pace the WPI women’s cross country team in a ninth-place showing at the Purple Valley Classic, hosted by Williams at Mount Greylock High School.
September 21, 2018 Freshmen, O'Sullivan Fuel Offense, Cardin Keys Defense in Field Hockey's Seventh Win Leicester, MA --- Freshmen Anne Davis (Sandwich, MA) and Zoe Januszewski (Ventura, CA) each scored their first collegiate goals as visiting WPI clipped Becker, 6-1, in a non-conference field hockey matchup Friday night.
September 19, 2018 Sullivan Lifts Field Hockey Past Connecticut College, Programs Best Start Since 1992 WORCESTER – Junior Bridget Sullivan (Wilmington, MA) scored the game-winning goal with 7:59 to play as the WPI field hockey team improved to 6-0 with a 2-1 triumph over visiting Conn. College Wednesday night in Alumni Stadium.
September 19, 2018 Early Goal Dooms Women's Soccer in 1-0 Result at Wentworth Boston, MA --- Senior Grace McGrath (Warwick, RI) scored in the 16th minute to send the Wentworth Institute of Technology women's soccer team over WPI on Wednesday evening, 1-0, at Sweeney Field.
September 19, 2018 McAllen Reels in Coveted New England Football Writers Association Gold Helmet Award Cambridge, MA --- WPI junior Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) has been tabbed as this week’s Division II/III recipient of the New England Football Writers Association Gold Helmet Award presented by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
September 18, 2018 Mullins Leads Women’s Volleyball to First NEWMAC Triumph of Season Northampton, MA --- Junior Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) narrowly missed a double-double with 14 kills and nine digs as the WPI women’s volleyball team went on the road to collect its first NEWMAC win of the season, a 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-14) triumph over host Smith, Tuesday night inside Ainsworth Gymnasium.
September 18, 2018 Reiniger and Conroy Shine as Men’s Soccer Shoulders First Setback of 2018 WORCESTER – Junior Evan Couchot (Mason, OH) scored a pair of second half goals to lead Endicott past previously unbeaten WPI in a non-conference men’s soccer match Tuesday night in Alumni Stadium.
September 17, 2018 Brady and Packard Sweep NEWMAC Cross Country Weekly Awards Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA) and junior Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) swept NEWMAC Cross Country Athlete of the Week accolades for their performances at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational. Packard was also named as the WPI Women’s Student-Athlete of the Week.
September 17, 2018 O’Sullivan Nets NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore Abby O’Sullivan (Walpole, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week for the second time in as many years.
September 17, 2018 McAllen Collects NEWMAC Football Offensive Athlete of the Week Laurels Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) has earned NEWMAC Football Offensive Athlete of the Week honors.
September 16, 2018 Women's Soccer Tripped Up at Trinity, Hoops Stops Season-High Nine Shots Hartford, CT --- First-year forward Whitney Hoban (Winnetka, IL) scored the game's first goal and assisted junior forward Katie Marlow-Benedick (Weston, MA) on the second to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 2-0 victory over the visiting WPI Engineers in women's soccer action this afternoon.  Trinity, playing in its home opener, improves to 1-3, while the Engineers drop to 5-2 with their second loss in as many days.  Trinity improves to 2-0-1 against the Engineers all-time and over the last three seasons.
September 15, 2018 Cidado Clutch as Field Hockey Rallies to Edge Wellesley in 2018 NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER -- Carly Cidado’s goal in the waning seconds capped a wild comeback as WPI rallied from a 3-1 halftime deficit to defeated visiting Wellesley 4-3 in the NEWMAC field hockey opener for both squads on Saturday afternoon. 
September 15, 2018 McAllen, Defense Flex Muscles as Football Blanks Becker in Non-Conference Finale Leicester, MA -- Sean McAllen rushed for 160 yards on just 16 carries with three touchdowns and caught three passes for 25 yards and a score as WPI went on road and shutout Becker 45-0 in its final non-conference game of the 2018 regular season on Saturday afternoon. 
September 15, 2018 Doherty Buries PK but Men’s Soccer Draws With Babson in NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER -- Babson’s Ian Fromheim (Osterville, MA) and WPI’s Riley Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) both successfully converted second half penalty kicks as the two regionally-ranked men’s soccer teams played to a hard-earned 1-1 double overtime draw Saturday afternoon in the NEWMAC opener for both teams
September 15, 2018 Mullins & Kwatinetz Key Women’s Volleyball’s Split with Springfield & Salem State WORCESTER – Senior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) narrowly missed two double-doubles on the day, and junior Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) and sophomore Sarah Kwatinetz (Seattle, WA) each tallied 10 kills in the nightcap, as the WPI women’s volleyball team split a twinbill with Springfield and Salem State Saturday afternoon inside Harrington Auditorium. The Pride took the NEWMAC match 25-16, 25-22, 25-21 and the Engineers prevailed 3-1 (25-9, 25-18, 21-25, 25-17) in the final match of the day.
September 15, 2018 Brady Guides Men’s Cross Country to Second Place Showing at UMass Dartmouth Dartmouth, MA --- Senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA) guided the WPI men’s cross country team to a second-place showing Saturday at the UMass Dartmouth Buddy Harris Invitational. The Engineers also won the sub-varsity race that featured four student-athletes in the top-10.
September 15, 2018 Women’s Cross Country Places Fourth at UMass Dartmouth Invitational Dartmouth, MA --- Junior Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) was the runner up to lead WPI to a fourth-place finish Saturday at the UMass Dartmouth Buddy Harris Cross Country Invitational.
September 15, 2018 Beauton Nets Goal as Women's Soccer Dealt First Loss of 2018 WORCESTER --- Clark's women’s soccer team opened up NEWMAC play with a 3-1 victory over the visiting Engineers of WPI on Saturday afternoon. 
September 13, 2018 Hess and Sullivan Heroic as Field Hockey Rallies to Edge Worcester State in OT WORCESTER – Sophomore Kaitlyn Hess (Milford, NH) one-timed a pass from classmate Abby O'Sullivan (Walpole, MA) 6:33 into the first overtime to lift WPI past Worcester State in a non-conference field hockey matchup Thursday night in Alumni Stadium.
September 13, 2018 Utheim & Company Claw Past Anna Maria for Volleyball’s Seventh Three-Set Win of 2018 Paxton, MA --- Junior Kassidy Utheim (Monroe Township, NJ) recorded a match-best 10 kills as the WPI women’s volleyball team went on the road to upend Anna Maria, 3-0 (25-11, 25-21, 26-24), Thursday night in the Fuller Center.
September 11, 2018 Curve It Like Ciliberto: Men’s Soccer Edges Brandeis For First Time Since 2009 WORCESTER – Senior Frank Ciliberto (Spencerport, NY) needed an extra 1:38 to deliver the decisive goal to lift WPI past Brandeis, 1-0, in overtime Tuesday night in a non-conference men’s soccer match inside Alumni Stadium. It was the sixth overtime in the past four meetings.
September 11, 2018 Quick Start by Beauton, McCrea’s Hat-Trick Sends Women’s Soccer Past Worcester State WORCESTER – Sophomore Leah Beauton (Colchester, CT) and junior Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) scored 44 seconds apart early in the first half, and McCrea went on to complete a natural hat-trick, to lead WPI past Worcester State, 4-0, Tuesday afternoon inside Alumni Stadium.
September 11, 2018 Volleyball Dealt First Loss by Babson in NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER -- Babson setter Elizabeth Cameron stuffed the stat sheet with 38 assists, nine kills, six digs and three blocks as the Beavers went on the road and defeated WPI 3-1 in the NEWMAC conference volleyball opener for both teams.  
September 10, 2018 McCrea Nets NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week.
September 9, 2018 Freshmen Fuel Women’s Soccer’s Triumph Over Framingham State WORCESTER – Freshmen Madison Frederick (Las Vegas, NV) and Meredith Eddy (Newfields, NH) scored their first collegiate goal while classmate Ellie Patten (Scarborough, ME) tallied her first point as the WPI women’s soccer team defeated visiting Framingham State, 4-0, Sunday afternoon in Alumni Stadium. Junior Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) accounted for the balance of the goals.
September 8, 2018 Amrein Helps Key Women’s Volleyball’s Sweep of Southern Maine and Fitchburg State WORCESTER -- Sophomore Kate Amrein (Nashua, NH) totaled 21 kills as WPI swept Southern Maine and Fitchburg State in a Saturday afternoon women’s volleyball tri-match inside Harrington Auditorium. The Engineers defeated the Huskies 25-19, 25-18, 25-13 and came back to down the Falcons 25-16, 25-11, 25-12. Southern Maine won its match with Fitchburg State 25-11, 25-14, 25-11.
September 8, 2018 Conroy Nets Goal, Adds Assist as Men’s Soccer Tops Mass. Maritime To Open Homestand WORCESTER -- Junior Jackson Conroy (Reading, MA) registered a goal and an assist as WPI sailed past Mass. Maritime, 5-0, in a non-conference men’s soccer match Saturday afternoon inside Alumni Stadium.
September 8, 2018 Packard Produces Convincing Win as Women’s Cross Country Regains City Title Paxton, MA --- Junior Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) won the Worcester City Meet in convincing fashion as the WPI women’s cross country program collected its record 12th title, including three of the last four, Saturday at Moore State Park. Two-time defending champion Mia Rogers (North Dighton, MA) from Worcester State took home the Brian Savilonis Award.
September 8, 2018 Scarponi and Brady Lead Men’s Cross Country to 45th Worcester City Crown Paxton, MA --- The WPI men’s cross country team earned a perfect score for the fourth consecutive year en route to the program’s 45th Worcester City Meet title Saturday at Moore State Park. Junior Jake Scarponi (Barrington, NH) was the individual champion while senior Michael Brady (Medway, MA) earned the Brian Savilonis Award.
September 8, 2018 Sullivan Spurs Second Half Surge for Field Hockey at Elms Chicopee, MA -- Bridget Sullivan notched a goal and an assist to highlight a five-goal second half as the WPI field hockey team remained unbeaten with a 5-0 shutout over host Elms on Saturday afternoon.  The Engineers are now 3-0 on the young season while Elms slips to 0-4. 
September 8, 2018 Comeback Falls Short as Football Drops 25-14 Decision to No. 24 RPI in Transit Trophy Game Troy, NY --- Sophomore wide receiver Nick Smith caught the first two passes of his career - both touchdowns - and the RPI defense intercepted four passes, including one returned for a touchdown, as the No. 24 Engineers defeated WPI, 25-14, in the Transit Trophy Game at East Campus Stadium. RPI improves to 2-0 on the season and 26-12-1 in Transit Trophy games, including each of the last two seasons and four of the last five. WPI is now 1-1 in 2018.
September 7, 2018 Beauton Scores in Each Half as Women’s Soccer Clips Fitchburg State Fitchburg, MA --- Sophomore Leah Beauton (Colchester, CT) scored a goal in each half while senior Gabriela Hoops (Stonington, CT) and junior Mandy St. Germain (Worcester, MA) shared the shutout as the WPI women’s soccer team secured a 4-0 victory Friday afternoon at Fitchburg State.
September 6, 2018 Football Set to Face RPI for the Transit Trophy - What is the Transit Trophy? The 112th meeting between WPI and RPI is set for Saturday at noon in Troy, NY. The hosts, who won their 25th Transit Trophy game last year, enjoy a 59-47-5 advantage in the series. WPI has won four of eight Transit Trophies games under eighth year head coach Chris Robertson. RPI sports a 25-12-1 mark since the trophy was first awarded in 1980. 
September 5, 2018 Reiniger and Adams Deliver Men’s Soccer’s Victory at Wesleyan Middletown, CT --- Junior Luke Reiniger (Rowley, MA) scored in the 32nd minute and sophomore Rufus Adams (Duxbury, MA) stopped three shots as WPI went on the road to defeat Wesleyan, 1-0, in a non-conference men’s soccer match Wednesday night at Smith Field.
September 5, 2018 WPI Student-Athletes Learn Life Lessons Partnering with Team IMPACT WPI athletic teams have been bringing the same drive they exhibit on game day into the community by ‘signing’ and ‘drafting’ some very special players who, in turn, are giving these college students real-life lessons on the importance of giving back.
September 5, 2018 Softball Announces Fall and Winter Clinics Come join the WPI Engineers and coaching staff to gain skill improvement, more knowledge of the game, and to be an overall better player and teammate!
September 4, 2018 Mullins, Gilbert, Utheim, Taylor Clutch as Women’s Volleyball Defeats Wentworth WORCESTER – Juniors Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA), Abbie Gilbert (Hopkinton, MA) and Kassidy Utheim (Monroe Township, NJ) keyed a late third-set rally as the WPI women’s volleyball team defeated Wentworth Institute of Technology, 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 26-24), Tuesday night in the Sports & Recreation Center.
September 4, 2018 O’Sullivan, Opalka and Cidado Net Goals as Field Hockey Blanks Simmons BOSTON -- The WPI field hockey team received goals from three different scorers in a 3-0 victory over host Simmons University this evening at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Engineers improve to 2-0 on the season, while the Sharks fall to 0-3. 
September 4, 2018 Orrico and Hapgood Tally Goals, Hoops Hits Milestone in Women's Soccer's Road Triumph PROVIDENCE -- Sofia Orrico and Becca Hapgood each netted goals off assists from Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) as WPI spoiled Rhode Island College women’s soccer home opener with a 2-0 victory Tuesday evening.  The Engineers move to 2-0 on the season while the Anchorwomen drop to 1-2 overall.
September 4, 2018 Herrington Lauded as NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- For the second time in as many years, WPI placekicker Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) has been named as the NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week for his performance during the first game of the season. In all, it is the senior’s fifth weekly conference honor the past two seasons.
September 1, 2018 McCrea and Hapgood Notch Early Goals in Women’s Soccer’s Season-Opening Win WORCESTER -- Juniors Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) and Becca Hapgood (Halifax, MA) each scored a first half goal as the WPI women’s soccer team defeated Salem State, 2-0, Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
September 1, 2018 Ciliberto Fuels Men’s Soccer’s Early Outburst to Sink UMass Dartmouth WORCESTER -- Senior Frank Ciliberto (Spencerport, NY) scored two of WPI’s three goals within the first 10 minutes as Men’s Soccer topped UMass Dartmouth, 4-1, in a non-conference meeting Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
September 1, 2018 Kwatinetz and Bakhtyari Earn All-Tournament Team Honors as Volleyball Perfect at City Tournament WORCESTER -- Sarah Kwatinetz (Seattle, WA) and Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) were each selected to the All-Tournament team as WPI improved to 3-0 on the young season with a pair of victories Saturday in the Worcester City Tournament hosted by Clark.  
September 1, 2018 Six Pack: Field Hockey Sees Offense Shine in 6-2 Season-Opening Triumph at Salve Regina Newport, RI --- Visiting WPI scored the first six goals to take a 6-2 decision over the Salve Regina field hockey team to begin the 2018 season in non-conference action Saturday afternoon.
August 31, 2018 McAllen and Rossi Score Twice as Football Defeats Anna Maria in 2018 Season Opener Paxton, MA --- Juniors Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) and Nic Rossi (Howell, NJ) each scored a pair of touchdowns as WPI defeated Anna Maria 54-0 Friday night.
August 31, 2018 Conroy, Ciliberto and Adams Key Men’s Soccer’s Triumph in 2018 Season Debut WORCESTER – Junior Jackson Conroy (Reading, MA) scored early in the 57th minute and sophomore Rufus Adams (Duxbury, MA) tallied a pair of saves as WPI defeated Worcester State, 1-0, Friday night at Coughlin Field.
August 31, 2018 Mullins, Wetmore and Miloshi Guide Women’s Volleyball to Season-Opening Win Dudley, MA --- WPI junior Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA), sophomore Amanda Wetmore (Hudson, NH) and freshman Suela Miloshi (Needham, MA) all totaled six kills in a 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-19) season-opening victory Friday night at Nichols.
August 28, 2018 Keith Corbeil Joins Swimming & Diving Program as Full-Time Assistant Coach WORCESTER – WPI Swimming & Diving head coach Paul Bennett recently announced the hiring of Keith Corbeil as the program's full-time assistant coach.
August 27, 2018 WPI Rowing Mourns the Loss of James Albert Raslavsky '68 WORCESTER – The WPI rowing programs, as well as the entire athletic department, mourn the loss of James Albert Raslavsky '68 who passed away August 23.
August 24, 2018 WPI Hall of Fame Ticket Information - Induction Slated for Friday, October 26 WORCESTER -- The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee have revealed the inductees for its 36th class, which will be inducted as part of Homecoming Weekend on Friday, October 26.
August 20, 2018 Jeff Robinson '11 Returns to WPI as Men's Basketball's Full-Time Assistant WORCESTER – WPI Men's Basketball coach Chris Bartley recently announced Jeff Robinson ’11 will be returning to Boynton Hill as the program’s full-time assistant coach. He replaces Ryan Sheehan who stepped aside to pursue a professional opportunity.
August 16, 2018 Biney Named as a NEWMAC Nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year Award INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Last month the conference announced the six institutional nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. This afternoon the NCAA released the conference honorees and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) is pleased to announce our selections of Ama Biney of WPI and Zoe Rubinstein of Smith College as our representatives. Selection of the conference honorees are selected by vote of the 11 NEWMAC Athletic Directors. The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors student-athletes based on academics, athletics, service and leadership.
August 14, 2018 JENNIFER TOLAND: LB Nick Ostrowski turns hard work into success at WPI WORCESTER — WPI junior linebacker Nick Ostrowski learned some valuable lessons from his high school coaches Chris Lindstrom and Ryan Dugan at Shepherd Hill Regional.
August 10, 2018 Taylor Kapsimalis to Join Athletic Training Staff as Sports Medicine Increases to Four WORCESTER -- WPI Director of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics Dana L. Harmon and Head Athletic Trainer Mike DeSavage announced recently that Taylor Kapsimalis has joined the Athletic Training staff. The added position increases the team to four heading into the 2018-19 preseason.
August 7, 2018 Ishita Tibrewal Named Event Management and Sports Promotion Coordinator WORCESTER -- WPI Director of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics Dana L. Harmon and Assistant Athletic Director of Operations Wendy Walsh announced recently that Ishita Tibrewal has joined the department as the Event Management and Sports Promotion Coordinator. The two-year position is funded in part by the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minorities and Women's Internship Grant.
August 4, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Women's Rowing Takes Home Bronze at the NCAA D3 Championships Sarasota, FL --- WPI punctuated it's best season in school history by finishing third in the varsity eight race and as a team at the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL. The team finish is the highest of any NCAA team sport in school history.
August 3, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Murphy-Cook Collects 174th Stolen Base, Finishes Second All-Time in D3 WORCESTER – WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III softball third team, as selected by CoSIDA, for the second time in as many years.
August 2, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Men’s 4x400-Meter Relay Completes 2018 D3 NE Sweep Cambridge, MA --- WPI's 4x400-meter relay captured gold as Men's Track & Field finished ninth at the Division III New England Championships Saturday at MIT.
August 1, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: CharterTV3: Baseball Signs Krish Vyas via Team IMPACT Editor's note: We will be highlighting a top 2017-18 moment for each program Monday through Saturday from July 16 until August 4.
July 31, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Men's Rowing Varsity Eight Divides and Conquers Bates WORCESTER -- WPI won three of its four races Sunday, April 8 in a unique morning of action on Lake Quinsigamond.  The Engineers reached the finish line first in the first and second varsity fours and the third varsity eight in a regatta that also included Bates, Hamilton and Conn College. 
July 30, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Packard Earns Spot in D3 Indoor 800m All-Time Top 10 Birmingham, AL --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) handed in the 10th-fastest time in Division III history en route to being named an All-America in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships Saturday.
July 28, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Home Sweet Home, Wrestling Finishes Second at NCAA Regional WORCESTER -- Sophomore Tyler Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA) finished second, and six other WPI wrestlers reached the podium as the Crimson and Gray turned in an impressive second place team showing at home Sunday in the final day of action in the 2018 NCAA Division III Northeast Regional.
July 27, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Day Caps Career in Style on Final Day of 2018 NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- Senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) set a school record in the first event of the night as the WPI women placed fourth at the four-day 2018 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships.
July 26, 2018 Staver and Strangio Pace Track & Field With Fourth USTFCCCA Academic Nod New Orleans, LA --- Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) and Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) each collected their fourth USTFCCCA Track & Field All-Academic honor as a total of 13 student-athletes were recognized for both their athletic performance and work in the classroom. Abby McAdams (Montville, CT), Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA), Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) and Aaron Weeks (Pittsfield, MA) all earned back-to-back nods. The teams were also lauded for their combined GPA for the 11th consecutive year.
July 26, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Men's Basketball Tops Eventual National Semifinalist in NEWMAC Semis Springfield, MA --- Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) tied his career-high with 23 points, including the final free throw, and Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) forced overtime with a late layup as fourth-seeded WPI knocked off top-seeded Springfield, 84-80, in the NEWMAC Men's Basketball Championship semifinals held in Blake Arena. Kahleb Downing (Middleton, CT) canned a key 3-pointer and a jumper in the extra session.
July 25, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Bauer Rewrites NEWMAC Record Book at Swim Dive Championships Cambridge, MA --- Junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) repeated as the 100-yard backstroke champion, and he did it in style, as the WPI men's swimming & diving team ended day three of the NEWMACChampionships at MIT in third place.
July 24, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Seniors Send Women’s Basketball to Third Consecutive NEWMAC Final Northampton, MA --- Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) recorded a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds to propel the second-seeded WPI women's basketball team to a 64-56 overtime win against third-seeded Babson in a NEWMAC Tournament semifinal on Saturday, February 24 at Ainsworth Gymnasium on the campus of Smith College.
July 23, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Men’s Soccer Earns NEWMAC Championship via PKs Springfield, MA --- With penalty kicks even at 1-1 heading into the fourth round, WPI seniors Pavolas Christidis (Fairport, NY) and Ryan Stokes (Fairport, NY) provided go-ahead and game-winning kicks while Tournament Most Outstanding Player Connor Hoeckele (Granby, CT) did the work between the pipes to secure the 2017 NEWMAC Men's Soccer Championship following a scoreless draw with Springfield Sunday at Brock-Affleck Field. The NEWMAC Co-Regular Season Champions also played to a scoreless tie back on October 21.
July 23, 2018 Men's Basketball Signs Liam Fitzgerald as Player/Coach Through Team IMPACT WORCESTER -- In one of the largest signing days in Team IMPACT history, WPI men's basketball head coach Chris Bartley named Liam Fitzgerald as the program's newest player and, in a rare move, as a coach.
July 21, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Bakhtyari Becomes WPI’s First Volleyball Academic All-America in 28 Years WORCESTER – WPI junior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has garnered the department's first Academic All-America, as selected by CoSIDA, for the 2017-18 year.
July 20, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Football Earns First Postseason Win, Defeats Maritime (NY) in NE Bowl WORCESTER – Junior Luca Cerasani (Abington, MA) was named the Most Valuable Player as the WPI football team earned its first-ever postseason game in the form of a 17-3 triumph over visiting Maritime (NY) in a New England Bowl Series matchup Saturday night in Alumni Stadium.
July 19, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Women’s Cross Country Enjoys Record-Breaking Day at NEWMACs Boston, MA --- The nationally-ranked WPI women's cross country team raced to a handful of records as they placed second at the NEWMAC Championships Sunday at Franklin Park.
July 18, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Women's Soccer Draws With Nationally-Ranked MIT Cambridge, MA --- The WPI and MIT women's soccer teams each scored a goal in a double overtime stalemate Tuesday at Steinbrenner Stadium. The rematch of last year's conference championship, along with results around the league, saw MIT secure an outright NEWMAC regular season championship for the third time in four seasons.
July 17, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Field Hockey Scores Three Early Goals to End Skid Versus Springfield WORCESTER – WPI senior Sabrina Guzzi (Suffield, CT), freshman Kaitlyn Hess (Milford, NH) and sophomore Bridget Sullivan (Wilmington, MA) scored within the first 18:31 in a 3-2 NEWMAC field hockey victory over Springfield Saturday in Alumni Stadium.
July 16, 2018 Hovermale and de Jong Earn CRCA Division III All-America Accolades WORCESTER – Sophomore Christine Hovermale (Alameda, CA) and junior Marlies de Jong (Huntington Beach, CA) have been recognized by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) as 2018 Pocock Division III All-Americans. Hovermale was named to the first team while de Jong was selected as a second team honoree.
July 16, 2018 SUMMER REWIND: Triple Take: Men’s Cross Country Perfect at Worcester City Meet The WPI men's cross country team was perfect at the Worcester City Meet, hosted by Worcester State at Moore State Park, for the third consecutive year. Sophomore Avery Ingegneri (Warwick, RI) was the individual champion while senior Tristam Winship (Bedford, NH) earned the Brian Savilonis Award as the top finishing senior at the 51st edition of the event.
July 12, 2018 Baseball's Annual Golf Outing Set for Sunday, September 23 at Cyprian Keyes Join Mike Callahan, Head Baseball Coach, along with WPI alumni, students, friends, and families to celebrate the Engineer Baseball Program. We would love to have you attend this year with a foursome. You also have an opportunity to support WPI Baseball with a hole sponsorship or donation to the program. Below are options for various levels of support for the outing.
July 9, 2018 Men's Basketball Announces August 25 Elite Camp Information Play against top competition from the East Coast and work with the WPI Men's Basketball program.
July 5, 2018 Bauer and Day Headline Swimming & Diving Scholar All-America Scrolls WORCESTER – Led by Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA), five members of the WPI swimming & diving program secured College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All-America Team honors for their work in the pool and in the classroom. Additionally, both programs earned the CSCAA Scholar All-America Award for their respective combined GPAs.
July 1, 2018 Women's Basketball Elite Camp Slated for August 26 in Sports & Recreation Center The elite camp is for highly motivated student athletes who have aspirations of playing at the collegiate level.
June 15, 2018 Matt Oney ’90 Selected as Head Wrestling Coach at WPI WORCESTER -- WPI Director of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics Dana L. Harmon announced the hiring of Matt Oney ’90 as the Head Wrestling Coach.  He takes over the program from fellow alumnus Steve Hall ’87, who retired following the program’s best season since the Phil Grebinar era. 
June 12, 2018 Bauer Repeats as Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III At-Large Honoree WORCESTER – WPI junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III At-Large First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He is the first WPI male student-athlete to earn a spot on a first team since Men’s Basketball’s Matt Carr in 2012.
June 7, 2018 Women’s Rowing Hauls in Regional and National Academic Awards WORCESTER – Junior Sarah St. Pierre (Maynard, MA) and sophomore Ally Sichler (Reading, PA) earned the team’s NERC All-Scholar award while St. Pierre also headlined a dozen WPI women’s rowing student-athletes that repeated as an NIRC All-Academic Team honoree, as announced by USRowing. In all, 16 members of the team were recognized following the May regattas. Of the 16, nine were also lauded by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA).
June 6, 2018 WPI Basketball and Football Mourn the Passing of William M. “Bill” Gibbons The WPI basketball and football teams, as well as the entire athletic department, mourn the loss of venerable PA announcer William M. “Bill” Gibbons who passed away June 5 following a recent bout with cancer. The longtime educator and coach was an icon in the Central Mass. basketball and tennis communities.
June 6, 2018 Pietrowicz, Fox and Senior Quartet Headline Men’s Rowing’s NIRC and NERC Accolades WORCESTER – Sophomore Brandon Fox (Hollis, NH) claimed the WPI men’s rowing NERC All-Scholar award and junior Nathan Pietrowicz (Worcester, MA) was named to the NIRC All-Stewards Team following the May regattas. Additionally, 15 members of the team, including Fox and four three-time honorees, earned NIRC All-Academic Team accolades.
June 5, 2018 Biney Named Academic All-America in Softball for Second Time in Three Years WORCESTER – WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III softball third team, as selected by CoSIDA, for the second time in as many years.
June 4, 2018 WPI Men Second, Women Third in NEWMAC President Cup Standings Westwood, MA --- For the third consecutive year WPI finished second in the Men’s NEWMAC Presidents Cup standings while the women placed third, as announced at the conference's annual meetings by WPI President Laurie Leshin along with NEWMAC President and WPI Director of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics Dana L. Harmon.
May 31, 2018 WPI Honors 11 Major Award Winners During Annual Athletic Banquet WORCESTER – The WPI athletic department recently honored all of its 20 varsity teams which encompasses over 600 student-athletes at its annual awards banquet. During the festivities, 11 student-athletes were presented with major awards. These accolades highlight some of the best varsity student-athletes at WPI who excel both in the classroom and in their respective sports.
May 31, 2018 Women's Soccer Announces June 16 Girls Soccer Clinic The WPI Girls Soccer Clinic is a 3 hour clinic where athletes will participate in collegiate level drills that focus on technical and tactical training. Athletes will have the opportunity to work with the WPI Women’s Soccer Coaching staff.
May 29, 2018 Strangio and Packard Named to Women's XC/T&F Academic All-District Team WORCESTER – WPI senior Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) earned a third Google Cloud Academic All-District® I Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team honor, as selected by CoSIDA. Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) was also recognized by the sports information directors in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. The chemical engineering majors are now on the ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
May 26, 2018 Women's Rowing Takes Home Bronze at the NCAA Division III Championships Sarasota, FL --- WPI punctuated it's best season in school history by finishing third in the varsity eight race and as a team at the NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL.  The team finish is the highest of any NCAA team sport in school history.  
May 26, 2018 Packard Fourth at NCAA Track & Field Championships, Secures Third All-America Honor La Crosse, WI --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) became a three-time All-America, this time with a fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
May 25, 2018 Packard Second in 800m Prelims at NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships La Crosse, WI --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) reset Women’s Track & Field’s 800-meter run record with the second quickest time of the prelims Friday night at the NCAA Division III Championships.
May 25, 2018 WPI Grand in NCAA Women's Rowing Championships Debut Sarasota, FL --- WPI made a successful debut at the NCAA Division III Rowing Championships on Friday morning, seeing its varsity eight qualify directly for Saturday’s grand final with a second place showing in its heat at the Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL. The second varsity eight was the runner up in the repechage to also reach the grand final.
May 24, 2018 Men’s 4x400m Places 11th at NCAA Track & Field Championships La Crosse, WI --- WPI’s men’s 4x400-meter relay placed sixth in its heat and 11th overall on the first day of the 2018 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships.
May 24, 2018 Biney Earns Softball's First-Ever First Team All-America Selection WORCESTER -- WPI senior Ama Biney became the softball program’s initial first team All-American when she was bestowed the honor by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) at the NCAA Division III Softball Championship banquet Wednesday evening.  It is the third time the Crimson and Gray have an All-American in softball as classmate Nine Murphy Cook was a third team selection in 2015 and picked up second team distinction in 2016. 
May 23, 2018 Baseball's Tropeano Repeats as a NEIBA and ABCA All-New England Performer WORCESTER -- Junior Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke,  MA) has been named second team All-New England by the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA).  It is the second straight all-region nod for the outfielder as he was honored as a first team selection following the 2017 campaign.  
May 21, 2018 Three Individuals and Two Relays Earn USTFCCCA All-Region Accolades New Orleans, LA --- Paced by sophomore Alex Rus (Newton, MA), three individuals and two relays garnered U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region accolades for finishing the outdoor track & field season in the top five of their respective events.
May 19, 2018 Packard, Strangio & Men’s 4x400m Invited to NCAA DIII Track & Field Championships Indianapolis, IN --- Two individuals and a relay will head to La Crosse, Wisconsin for the 2018 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships May 24-26.
May 18, 2018 Swimming & Diving’s Day and Bauer Earn More Academic All-District At-Large Laurels WORCESTER – WPI swimming & diving senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) and junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) have been named to their respective Google Cloud Academic All-District® At-Large Team, as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
May 17, 2018 Relays Break Records as Men’s 4x400m Rockets Up NCAA Performance List Cambridge, MA --- Both men’s track & field relays set a new school record as four individuals, including three women, achieved a season or personal best Thursday at the MIT Final Qualifier.
May 16, 2018 Five Honored as Biney and Murphy-Cook Named to NFCA All-New England First Team Louisville, KY --- WPI seniors Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-New England first team while three others were also recognized by the region’s head coaches. Biney completed the four-year sweep and Murphy-Cook, who missed half of last season, was lauded for the third time in four years.
May 14, 2018 Women’s Rowing Earns First-Ever Bid to NCAA Division III Championships Indianapolis, IN --- The WPI women's rowing team has been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Championships for the first time in program history. This year's championships will be held May 25-27 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL, and will be hosted by the University of Central Florida.
May 16, 2018 Football Elite Camp Set for Sunday, July 29 DATE: SUNDAY JULY 29, 2018 TIME: 12PM-4PM (CHECK-IN AT 11:30AM) PLACE: ALUMNI STADIUM, WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (WPI) 151 SALISBURY STREET, WORCESTER, MA 01609 (GPS ADDRESS)
May 12, 2018 Two Records Fall as Track & Field Programs Compete at All-New England Championships Dartmouth, NH --- The men’s 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays and seven individuals, including sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA), finished in the top eight to earn All-New England honors as the WPI track & field programs competed at the All-New England Championships Friday and Saturday at Dartmouth. The relay set a school record with a runner-up time and Packard reset the women’s 800-meter run standard as the teams placed seventh and 33rd, respectively.
May 11, 2018 Women's Rowing's Varsity Eight Earns Bronze in Impressive Performance at NIRC WORCESTER --- The WPI women's rowing varsity eight broke the school record twice and took third in the grand final as the program placed seventh Friday at the 2018 National Invitational Rowing Championship on Lake Quinsigamond.
May 11, 2018 Men's Rowing Sixth at National Invitational Rowing Championship WORCESTER --- WPI men's rowing's varsity eight placed sixth at the National Invitational Rowing Championship held Friday on Lake Quinsigamond. The second varsity eight was the runner up in the petite final as the third varsity eight was sixth.
May 11, 2018 DAILY HERD: Then and Now: Graduating Seniors Reflect on Their Transformative Years at WPI In this time of reflection just before Commencement, students and their families often look back over the college years and marvel at the transformative changes. Four years ago these students came in with their own hopes, dreams, and expectations, not realizing how profoundly being a member of #goatnation would change them or how their passions would emerge as a career path.
May 11, 2018 ThisWeekinWorcester.com: WPI’s Dynamic Duo a Spark Plug For School’s Softball Team WORCESTER – When you think about famous duos, some obvious choices leap to the top of the list.
May 11, 2018 Jennifer Toland: Variety key to Kelsey Saucier’s success for WPI softball team As a dominant high school pitcher, Kelsey Saucier threw heat almost exclusively and her fastball was nearly unhittable, especially during her senior season at Holy Name when she struck out 208 batters in 116 innings while leading the Naps to a Division 1 state final appearance.
May 11, 2018 BOSTON GLOBE: For Jenny Day, swimming’s key lessons were mental ones Former Chelmsford High standout Jenny Day closed out her decorated WPI swimming career as the owner of 10 school records, seven individually and three as part of relay teams. Those records competing for WPI head coach Paul Bennett included marks in her favorite event, the 200-yard butterfly, as well as her least favorite, the mile freestyle race. Day will graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering May 12.
May 10, 2018 Biney Named to Academic All-District® Softball Team for Third Time, Sixth Overall WORCESTER – WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has once again been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® I Softball Team, as selected by CoSIDA. It is the sixth time Biney has been lauded by the Sports Information Directors in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and the first under the new title sponsor of the program. The 2016 Academic All-America now advances to the national ballot.
May 10, 2018 Five Spring Student-Athletes Named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Teams Westwood, MA --- Five WPI spring student-athletes were named to the second-annual NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team, as announced as part of the league's postseason award program.
May 9, 2018 Tropeano and Patterson Represent Baseball on NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team Westwood, MA --- Junior Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) and sophomore Tyrone Patterson (Upper Marlboro, MD) were selected as NEWMAC Baseball All-Conference second team honorees following the 2018 campaign. Senior Evan Lacroix (Methuen, MA), meanwhile, was named as the Engineers representative on the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team.
May 8, 2018 Biney and Gonzales Earn major Honors as Six from Softball Named All-NEWMAC Westwood, MA --- Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and freshman Marissa Gonzales (Los Angeles, CA) earned major awards as the NEWMAC All-Conference accolades were announced Tuesday. Biney was named as the NEWMAC Athlete of the Year while Gonzales was selected as NEWMAC Rookie of the Year. Senior RiAnna May (Westminster, CO) was the squad's NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team honoree.
May 8, 2018 Men's Basketball Announces June 30 Elite Camp Information Play against top competition from the East Coast and work with the WPI Men's Basketball program.
May 5, 2018 Women's Rowing Varsity Eight Wins Silver at New England Championships WORCESTER --- The WPI women’s rowing varsity eight rowed to its best-ever finish Saturday at the New England Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond.   The Crimson and Gray, who saw all four of its entries qualify for their respective grand finals, saw its varsity eight finish second and take home the silver medal. 
May 5, 2018 Men's Rowing Has Grand Time at New England Championships WORCESTER --- WPI Men’s Rowing saw all four of its boats reach their respective grand finals Saturday at New England Rowing Championship on Lake Quinsigamond.  Overall the Engineers amassed 65.50 team points to place fourth out of 23 crews.
May 5, 2018 Packard Earns 800m Title as Women’s Track & Field Eighth at Division III New Englands Cambridge, MA --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) won the 800-meter run to help lead WPI to an eighth-place showing at the Division III New England Championships Saturday at MIT.
May 5, 2018 Men’s 4x400-Meter Relay Completes Sweep as Team Places Ninth at D3 New Englands Cambridge, MA --- WPI’s 4x400-meter relay captured gold as Men’s Track & Field finished 11th at the Division III New England Championships Saturday at MIT.
May 5, 2018 Biney Brilliant but Softball Eliminated From NEWMAC Championship by MIT Cambridge, MA --- Senior Amanda Lee (Saratoga, CA) batted 2-for-3 with three RBI to lead top-seeded MIT past second-seeded WPI, 6-0, in Game 9 of the 2018 NEWMAC Softball Championship at Briggs Field.
May 4, 2018 Softball Survives and Advances Twice to Stay Alive in NEWMAC Championship Cambridge, MA --- Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) scored her 200th run and classmate senior Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) moved into a tie for second all-time in Division III with her 173rd stolen base as second-seeded WPI advanced in the 2018 NEWMAC Softball Championship with an 8-3 triumph over fifth-seeded Coast Guard in Game 7 Friday at Briggs Field.
May 3, 2018 Chabot Collects Fourth NEWMAC Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year Honor Westwood, MA --- Head Coach Brian Chabot has been named as the 2018 NEWMAC Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year. He has now earned seven such honors from his peers, including both men’s and women’s laurels in 2016 and the NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year honors this past fall.
May 2, 2018 Gonzales Goes Yard as Softball Upended by Babson in NEWMAC Championship Game 4 WORCESTER – Sophomore Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, FL) batted 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI and struck out four in the complete-game victory on the mound and Babson enjoyed a four-run top of the seventh as the third-seeded Beavers defeated second-seeded WPI in Game 4 of the 2018 NEWMAC Softball Championship Wednesday evening on Rooftop Field.
May 2, 2018 Hall to Retire as WPI Wrestling Coach WORCESTER -- WPI head wrestling coach Steve Hall has announced that he will be retiring from his coaching responsibilities but will remain with the department to focus on alumni relations and special projects.  A national search for a new wrestling head coach will begin immediately.  
April 30, 2018 Biney and Kuberka Sweep NEWMAC Softball Weekly Accolades WORCESTER – WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and freshman Nicole Kuberka (Los Angeles, CA) have been named as the NEWMAC Athlete and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
April 28, 2018 Rus and Thomas Garner Accolades as Men?s Track & Field Second at NEWMACs Springfield, MA --- Sophomore Alex Rus (Newton, MA) was named the NEWMAC Men?s Track Athlete of the Year and freshman Oliver Thomas (Goffstown, NH) was selected as the NEWMAC Rookie of the Year as WPI placed second at the 2018 NEWMAC Track & Field Championships Saturday.
April 28, 2018 Packard Productive as Women’s Track & Field Second at NEWMAC Championships Springfield, MA --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) set a NEWMAC record and won two events to lead WPI women’s track & field to a second-place finish at the 2018 conference championship meet Saturday.
April 28, 2018 Women's Rowing Finishes Second in All Four Races at NEWMAC Championships WORCESTER -- Kinsey McNamara (Chelmsford, MA) earned a spot on the All-Conference first team for the third consecutive season as WPI earned silver across the board at the 2018 NEWMAC Women’s Rowing Championship on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 28, 2018 LeClaire Slugs Softball to Doubleheader Split with Bowdoin WORCESTER --  WPI softball closed out the regular season schedule with a split against Bowdoin on Saturday at Rooftop Field as Renee LeClaire went 2 for 3 and drove in four RBI to singlehandedly slug the Engineers to an 8-3 win over the Polar Bears in the opener before they dropped a close 2-1 result in the nightcap. 
April 28, 2018 Men's Rowing Third in Regular Season Finale, BC Evens McCarthy/McGee Cup Series WORCESTER – The WPI men’s rowing team collected a pair of third place finishes to highlight its Saturday morning on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 27, 2018 Track & Field's Hannah Schulz Recognized as the Outstanding Member of the Class of 2021 Each year, WPI recognizes first-year students for excellence in their academic work with the designation Charles O. Thompson Scholars. These students are eligible to compete for a scholarship by submitting an essay that completes the picture of their contributions to the WPI community. We received 72 wonderful essays this year from 339 eligible students.
April 26, 2018 Howard Collects 100th, D'Agostino First Career Hit as Baseball Ends 2018 With Win at Becker Leicester, MA --- Ryan Tropeano and Steven Gallagher combined for six hits as WPI baseball wrapped up its 2018 campaign with a 14-12 non-conference victory at Becker on Thursday afternoon.  The Engineers saw their season end with a 13-22 mark while Becker, who can still qualify for NECC Tournament after a three-game weekend series with Dean, is now 9-23. The game saw some WPI history as senior starting pitcher Steven D'Agostino notched his first career hit in the second inning and Matt Howard delivered his 100th career hit with a double in the eighth. 
April 25, 2018 Women’s Rowing Leads NEWMAC as 60 Spring Student-Athletes Named All-Academic Westwood, MA --- Led by eight three-time honorees, 60 spring student-athletes represented WPI on their respective NEWMAC Academic All-Conference teams.
April 23, 2018 Weiss’ Dozen, Baseball’s Six Doubles Key Triumph in 2018 Home Finale Northboro, MA --- Junior Tyler Weiss (Monroe, CT) struck out a career-high 12 batters, including six looking, and six different Engineers clubbed an extra base hit as WPI held off New England College, 6-5, Monday at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 23, 2018 Varsity Eight Garners NEWMAC Women's Rowing Boat of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- For the second time in as many seasons, the WPI women’s rowing varsity eight has earned the NEWMAC Boat of the Week accolades for their performance in the Bernard Brown Cup. The group was also named as the WPI Women’s Student-Athlete of the Week.
April 22, 2018 Women’s Rowing Captures Bernard Brown Cup for First Time Since 2013 WORCESTER --- The Bernard Brown Cup will remain in Worcester for the first time since 2013 as WPI Women’s Rowing defeated Tufts Sunday morning on Lake Quinsigamond. The second and fourth varsity eights also bested the Jumbos in a regatta that also featured Clark, Skidmore and William Smith.
April 22, 2018 Men’s Rowing Retains Baker Cup for 13th Consecutive Year WORCESTER --- WPI retained the Baker Cup for the 13th-consecutive year as Men’s Rowing defeated Tufts and was second overall in the varsity eight while three other Engineer boats earned gold Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond. URI and Skidmore also took part in the regatta.
April 21, 2018 Softball Drops NEWMAC Doubleheader to MIT; Will be Second Seed in NEWMAC Tourney WORCESTER -- With the NEWMAC regular season title on the line, rival MIT twice took early leads on WPI and held on both times as Worcester’s Engineers fell, 6-3 and then 11-2 in a five-inning nightcap on Saturday at Rooftop Field. It was only the second time WPI dropped a doubleheader this year, while they saw a 15-game NEWMAC win streak come to an end.
April 21, 2018 Herlands' Big Offensive Day Not Enough for Baseball in Doubleheader Versus Springfield Northboro, MA --- Junior outfielder Josh Herlands continued his torrid April, but a combined 4 for 6 days with 3 RBI, two doubles and two runs scored wasn't enough to power the WPI offense past Springfield College as the Pride swept the Engineers, 9-4 and 9-8 in a doubleheader on Saturday at the New England Baseball Complex. 
April 21, 2018 Nippert Set Record as Women’s Track & Field Competes at Williams Quad Invitational Williamstown, MA --- Freshman Katy Nippert (Salem, NH) set a school record and, along with sophomore Faye Gauthier (West Warwick, RI), won an event as WPI faced SUNY Oneonta, Middlebury and top-ranked Williams Saturday.
April 21, 2018 Rus, Weeks & DeVine Highlight Men’s Track & Field at Williams Quad Invitational Williamstown, MA --- Sophomore Alex Rus (Newton, MA) set a WPI record and four others, including seniors Aaron Weeks (Pittsfield, MA) and Jack DeVine (Wilbraham, MA), claimed victory as Men’s Track & Field competed with Williams, Middlebury and SUNY Oneonta Saturday.
April 21, 2018 Women's Rowing Sees Second Varsity Eight Win & Varsity Eight Second in Heats/Trials Racing WORCESTER --- For the second time this season the WPI women's rowing team prepared for the May championship season by racing in a heat/trial format on Saturday morning on Lake Quinsigamond.  The top two Crimson and Gray boats won their respective heats with the second varsity eight capturing its final while the varsity eight claimed silver in its second row. 
April 21, 2018 Varsity Eight Second; Varsity Four and Third Varsity Eight Victorious for Men's Rowing WORCESTER – The WPI men’s rowing varsity eight placed second while the varsity four and third varsity eight won their races as the Engineers hosted Trinity, Ithaca, Conn College and UNH Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond. The course featured an eight to nine mile per hour tailwind and a choppy final 1,000 meters.
April 20, 2018 Graca and Wood Key NEWMAC Softball Sweep of Wellesley Wellesley, MA --- Sophomore Cassie Graca (Somerset, MA) batted 2-for-3 in each end of the doubleheader and junior Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) was 3-for-4 with a grand slam in the nightcap as WPI swept Wellesley 4-2 and 10-1 (6 inn.) in NEWMAC Softball action Friday.
April 20, 2018 Springfield Edges Baseball in NEWMAC West Series Opener Springfield, MA --- The WPI baseball team surrendered a 7-6 decision to Springfield in a back-and-forth NEWMAC West contest Friday.
April 18, 2018 Softball Splits Pair of One-Run Contests With UMass Dartmouth WORCESTER – Freshman Kerry Farrell (New City, NY) put UMass Dartmouth ahead with a two-run homer in game one and senior Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) tied game two with a hit and scored the game-winning run for WPI as the squads split a non-conference softball doubleheader Wednesday on Rooftop Field. The Corsairs (21-9) took game one 3-2 and the Engineers (24-8) secured game two 7-6.
April 18, 2018 Ninth Inning Two Out Rally Not Enough as Baseball Defeated by Johnson & Wales Providence, RI --- Junior Tim Lombardi (Providence, RI) batted 3-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, four RBI and two runs scored as Johnson & Wales defeated WPI, 12-6, Wednesday in a non-conference baseball game.
April 17, 2018 Women’s Track & Field’s 4x100m Named NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI freshman Katy Nippert (Salem, NH), freshman Arden Tanner (Ventura, CA), senior Taylor Teed (Boxford, MA) and senior Sara Velleca (Woodbury, CT) were lauded as the NEWMAC Women’s Relay Team of the Week.
April 17, 2018 Men’s Track & Field’s 4x400m Lauded as NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore Alex Rus (Newton, MA), senior Paul-Henry Schoenhagen (Cleveland Heights, OH), sophomore Nick Fleury (Hopkinton, NH) and senior Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) teamed up to earn NEWMAC Men’s Relay Team of the Week accolades.
April 17, 2018 Baseball Toppled by Wheaton in Tuesday NEWMAC Road Contest Norton, MA --- Senior Matt Cook (Harwich, MA) batted 3-for-5 with a triple, three RBI and a run scored to lead Wheaton to an 8-1 triumph over WPI in a NEWMAC Baseball contest Tuesday afternoon at Sidell Stadium.
April 14, 2018 Offense Stays Hot as Softball Sweeps Smith by Identical Scores Northampton, MA --- Junior Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) batted 3-for-3 with two doubles, a grand slam and seven RBI in the first game and senior Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) went 3-for-3 with a double in the nightcap as WPI defeated host Smith twice, 11-1 (5 inn.), Saturday in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader. 
April 14, 2018 Coast Guard Takes Two From Baseball in NEWMAC West Twinbill New London, CT --- Coast Guard scored six runs in the eighth inning of the opener and sophomore Brett Sullivan (Granby, MA) fired his first career shutout in the nightcap as the Bears swept a NEWMAC doubleheader from WPI 7-2 and 4-0.
April 14, 2018 Women's Rowing Sees Four Boats Finish Second in Donahue Cup; Sunday’s Regatta Cancelled WORCESTER -- WPI women's rowing took advantage of great conditions on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday morning, finishing second in all four races Saturday, including the Donahue Cup, versus Williams, Conn College, Rochester and Simmons. 
April 14, 2018 Men's Rowing Hauls in Multiples Silvers in Saturday's Donahue Cup; Sunday Racing Cancelled WORCESTER -- WPI was the runner up in four of five races, including the Donahue Cup, during Saturday morning's Men's Rowing regatta on Lake Quinsigamond. The conditions featured a tailwind of seven miles per hour.
April 14, 2018 4x400m Relay Shines as Men’s Track & Field Places Fourth at Silfen Invite New London, CT --- The 4x400-meter relay delivered a victory as the WPI men’s track & field team amassed a plethora of season and personal bests in a fourth-place effort at the two-day Silfen Invitational. Friday featured the Elite Distance portion of the event comprised of the fastest seeded heats of the steeplechase, 800m, 1,500m, 5,000m and 10,000m.
April 14, 2018 Women’s Track & Field Sixth at Silfen Invitational, Packard Resets Record New London, CT --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) reset her own 1,500-meter run record as the WPI women’s track & field team handed in a number of personal and season bests en route to a sixth place finish at the Silfen Invitational.
April 13, 2018 Tropeano Terrific as Baseball Holds Off Coast Guard in NEWMAC Series Opener Northboro, MA --- Junior Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) batted 4-for-4 and drove in a pair as part of a five-run seventh inning that separated WPI and Coast Guard in the Engineers 11-9 NEWMAC triumph Friday at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 13, 2018 LeClaire and Wood Lead Softball to NEWMAC Sweep of Coast Guard WORCESTER – Junior Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) ended the opener early with a 2-RBI triple and classmate Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) batted 3-for-4 featuring two doubles and what proved to be the game-winning home run in game two as WPI swept Coast Guard, 11-3 (6 inn.) and 8-3, in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader on Rooftop Field.
April 12, 2018 Martin, Phillips and Kuberka Total 18 Ks in Softball’s Shutouts at Clark WORCESTER – Freshman Katie Martin (Bedford, NH) spun a three-hit shutout with one walk and a season-best seven strikeouts in game one and sophomore Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) fanned a season-best eight batters and went 5 1/3 before yielding the lone Clark hit in game two as WPI blanked the Cougars with identical 7-0 scores Thursday in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader at O’Brien Field. Freshman Nicole Kuberka (Los Angeles, CA) struck out three in the final two innings.
April 10, 2018 Biney Reaches Milestone in Softball’s Setbacks to Worcester State WORCESTER – Senior Dakota Smith-Porter (Montague, MA) connected on a two-run homer in the top of the seventh of game one and finished the night 5-for-7 with an RBI and three runs scored as Worcester State took two from host WPI in a non-conference softball doubleheader on Rooftop Field. WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) legged out a single for her 200th career hit in the top of the seventh in game one.
April 10, 2018 Patterson Produces as Baseball Falls to Wheaton in Midweek NEWMAC action Northboro, MA --- Junior Wily Boyd (Orleans, MA) batted 2-for-5 with a three-run homer as Wheaton defeated host WPI, 10-6, Tuesday in a single NEWMAC contest at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 9, 2018 Wood Named WPI’s Fourth Different NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week Honoree of '18 Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) has been named as the NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week.
April 9, 2018 Men’s 4x100m Honored as NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI freshman Oliver Thomas (Goffstown, NH), sophomore Nick Fleury (Hopkinton, NH), freshman Matt Adiletta (Bolton, MA) and junior Antoine Harris (Southington, CT) were honored as the NEWMAC Men’s Relay Team of the Week.
April 9, 2018 Lambert Lauded as NEWMAC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Brittney Lambert (Hudson, NH) was selected as the NEWMAC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. It is the dual sport student-athlete’s third track & field weekly honor in four years.
April 8, 2018 Fours Shine for WPI Men's Rowing Against Bates, Hamilton and Conn College WORCESTER -- WPI won three of its four races that it competed in Sunday in a unique morning of racing on Lake Quinsigamond. The Engineers reached the finish line first in the first and second varsity fours and the third varsity eight in a regatta that also included Bates, Hamilton and Conn College.
April 8, 2018 Women's Rowing Places Varsity Eight and Second Varsity Eight in Finals of Home Regatta WORCESTER -- Although just the second competition of the spring for WPI, Sunday’s regatta on Lake Quinsigamond had a postseason feel to it as the event featured heat and finals/petite racing, as well as multiple nationally-ranked squads.  The Crimson and Gray excelled in the morning and qualified for the finals in both the varsity eight and second varsity eight. 
April 8, 2018 Baseball Upended Again by Clark in NEWMAC West Division Action WORCESTER – Senior Teddy Downing (Cambridge, MA) batted 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored and junior Dan Shaw (Arlington, MA) struck out four in a complete-game effort as Clark completed a NEWMAC West Baseball weekend sweep of WPI Sunday with an 8-3 triumph at Granger Field.
April 7, 2018 Saucier Super as Softball Sweeps No. 20 Babson Babson Park, MA --- Senior co-captain Kelsey Saucier threw a one-hitter in the opener and earned the victory in relief of game two as WPI softball went on the road and swept nationally-ranked Babson on Saturday afternoon.  The Engineers took game one of the NEWMAC doubleheader 5-1 and captured the nightcap 3-2. 
April 7, 2018 Men's Rowing Keeps Class of 2013 Cup for Third Consecutive Year WORCESTER -- The WPI men's rowing varsity eight captured the Class of 2013 Cup for the third straight spring, crossing the line first in its season-opening regatta Saturday on a chilly Lake Quinsigamond. The Crimson and Gray outraced a strong Wesleyan boat, topping the Cardinals by less than a second (6:07.6 to 6:08.5).
April 7, 2018 No. 7 Women's Rowing Kicks Off 2018 Spring Season by Competing in McLaughlin Cup WORCESTER -- The WPI women’s rowing team kicked of its spring season Saturday, hosting the Jennifer McLaughlin Cup on a cold morning Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond.  The varsity eight, ranked seventh in the most recent CRCA/US Rowing Coaches Poll, placed third in its five-team race. 
April 7, 2018 Rives Strong Start Spoiled as Clark Claims NEWMAC West Baseball Doubleheader WORCESTER -- Clark senior Teddy Downing’s (Cambridge, MA) sacrifice fly was the difference in game one and the Cougars held off WPI in game two in a NEWMAC Baseball West Division doubleheader Saturday. The opener was a 3-2 ballgame while the second was 18-14.
April 7, 2018 Men’s Track & Field’s Seven Wins, Depth Define Amherst Spring Fling Triumph Amherst, MA --- Sophomore Alex Rus (Newton, MA) secured two of WPI’s seven victories as Men’s Track & Field handily won the Amherst Spring Fling on Saturday.
April 7, 2018 Jumps, Throws & 4x800m Key Women’s Track & Field’s Victory at Amherst Amherst, MA --- Four field individuals and a relay collected wins as the WPI women’s track & field team finished first at the Amherst Spring Fling Saturday.
April 7, 2018 UPDATED: Friday's Baseball and Softball Games Versus Clark Postponed WORCESTER – Friday''s WPI baseball and softball contests with Clark have been postponed.
April 5, 2018 Patterson Homers, Notches Four Hits as Baseball Drops NEWMAC Game at Babson Babson Park, MA --- It may have been frigid and windy outside on Thursday afternoon but the Babson bats were on fire as the host Beavers defeated WPI in NEWMAC baseball contest 26-1. With the result, Babson is now 13-7 on the season and 4-2 in conference play while the Engineers slip to 10-11 overall and 2-4 against NEWMAC foes. 
April 4, 2018 Softball's Home Doubleheader with Westfield State Postponed WORCESTER – Wednesday’s home softball twin bill between WPI and Westfield has been postponed. No makeup date has been announced. WPI is scheduled to be back in action on Friday with a NEWMAC doubleheader versus city rival Clark.
April 2, 2018 D'Agostino Selected as NEWMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Steven D’Agostino (Worcester, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week. Teammate Doug Rives (Bethany, CT) took home the award 364 days ago.
April 2, 2018 LeClaire Honored as NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) was honored as the NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week. The Engineers have claimed three of the last four accolades as senior RiAnna May (Westminster, CO) and freshman Marissa Gonzales (Oakley, CA) were recognized on March 12 and March 26, respectively.
March 31, 2018 Baseball Boasts 43 Hits, 33 Runs in NEWMAC Set Versus Emerson Northboro, MA --- WPI accumulated 33 runs on 43 hits in a doubleheader sweep of Emerson that included a combined 31 runs and 37 hits in the second game Saturday at the New England Baseball Complex. The Engineers took the first game 12-2 and the second 21-10.
March 31, 2018 Team Effort Highlights Softball’s Game Two Comeback in DH Sweep of Wheaton WORCESTER – Freshman Brittany Bolster (North Kingstown, RI) was one of three Engineers to bat 2-for-3 in game one and junior Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) went 3-for-3 with a double in game two as WPI topped Wheaton, 6-3 and 9-4, Saturday in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader on Rooftop Field.
March 31, 2018 Rus, Steeves & DeVine Win as Men’s Track & Field Second at Tufts in Outdoor Opener Medford, MA --- Sophomore Alex Rus (Newton, MA), freshman Ben Steeves (Hollis, ME) and senior Jack DeVine (Wilbraham, MA) earned gold as the WPI men’s track & field team placed second in the outdoor season opener Saturday at the Tufts Snowflake Classic.
March 31, 2018 Kirschner and O’Malley Lead Women’s Track & Field in Outdoor Opener at Tufts Medford, MA --- Freshman Elizabeth Kirschner (Hamilton, MA) and junior Kendra O’Malley (Charlton, MA) earned silver in the triple jump and hammer throw, respectively, as the WPI women’s track & field team tied for fourth Saturday at the Tufts Snowflake Classic. Kirschner leaped just over 35 feet (35-1) and O’Malley sent the hammer 146-3.
March 30, 2018 Graca and Gonzales Help Guide Softball in NEWMAC Sweep of Springfield WORCESTER – Sophomore Cassie Graca’s (Somerset, MA) early sacrifice fly in game one and freshman Marissa Gonzales’ (Oakley, CA) RBI single in the third of game two proved to be the difference as WPI took two from Springfield, 4-1 and 7-6, in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader Friday night on Rooftop Field.
March 29, 2018 Chaffee, DeDonato Clutch as Baseball Outlasts Fitchburg State in 11 Innings Northboro, MA --- Junior Benjamin Chaffee (Franklin, MA) ended the game with a three-run shot to left to lift WPI to a 6-4, 11-inning victory over visiting Fitchburg State Thursday at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 29, 2018 Guzzi and Garver Guide Field Hockey to 13th Consecutive NFHCA Academic Team Award Gilbert, AZ --- Led by seniors Sabrina Guzzi (Suffield, CT) and Izzy Garver (Owls Head, ME), 12 WPI student-athletes were recognized for academics by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). The team, meanwhile, was honored for the 13th consecutive year.
March 28, 2018 Wood, Gonzales & Saucier Key Victory in Softball Split With No. 12 Amherst WORCESTER – Junior Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) was responsible for the first four Engineer RBI in game one and freshman RonnieMarie Falasco (Broomall, PA) batted 2-for-3 with five RBI for the Mammoths in game two was WPI and No. 12 Amherst split a softball doubleheader Wednesday on Rooftop Field. The hosts won the opener 7-3 while the guests claimed an 11-3 five-inning triumph in the nightcap.
March 27, 2018 Tropeano Notches 100th Career Hit as Baseball Falls to Babson in NEWMAC Play Northboro, MA --- Junior Brian McHale (Ramsey, NJ) batted 3-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base, two home runs, four RBI and three runs scored to lead Babson past WPI Tuesday in a NEWMAC baseball crossover game at the New England Baseball Complex. WPI junior Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) recorded his 100th career hit with a single in the ninth.
March 27, 2018 Field Hockey to Host Clinic on April 15 The WPI field hockey team will be holding a clinic for students in grades 7 through 12, from 12pm to 3pm Sunday, April 30 on Alumni Field.
March 26, 2018 Gonzales Garners NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI freshman Marissa Gonzales (Oakley, CA) has been named as the NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week.
March 24, 2018 LeClaire Leads Softball in Game Two of Doubleheader Split at Emerson Boston, MA --- Junior Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) batted 4-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in the nightcap as WPI split a NEWMAC softball twinbill with Emerson Saturday at Rotch Field. The Lions walked off with the opener, 9-8, while the Engineers rebounded with a 9-5 victory.
March 24, 2018 Baseball Upended by MIT in NEWMAC-Opening Crossover Twinbill at NEBC Northboro, MA --- Senior Garrett Greenwood (Edmond, OK) struck out five and put MIT on the board with a home run and sophomore Trey Roberts (Cedar Park, TX) drove in three of the Engineers five runs in the fifth of game one, and sophomore Thomas Allison (Kingwood, TX) homered twice in game two as MIT swept a NEWMAC crossover doubleheader from host WPI Saturday at the New England Baseball Complex. Cambridge’s Engineers (4-3) won the opener 8-5 and nightcap 11-3.
March 23, 2018 Wrestling's Marion Lauded as Co-Rookie of the Year as NEWA Announces 2017-18 Awards Middletown, CT -- Brendan Marion (Norristown, PA) was tabbed as the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Co-Rookie of the Year while head coach Steve Hall ’87 took home the association’s Coach of the Year award. Tyler Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA) added to the Crimson and Gray honors by being selected the All-NEWA first team while six others drew honorable mention praise from the conference and 13 were named to the all-academic team.
March 22, 2018 Howard and Lacroix Account for Five Hits as Baseball Stymied by Gordon's Fourth Inning Northboro, MA --- Senior Travis Benoit (Worcester, MA) batted 4-for-5 with a double, three RBI and a run scored while Gordon scored eight in the fourth en route to a 10-7 win over host WPI Thursday at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 21, 2018 North of Boston: Georgetown’s Packard places third overall in 800-meter at NCAA championship meet Sydney Packard has done it again. It’s amazing to be named an All-American in any sport even once. The Georgetown native and Bishop Fenwick alumna has done it a second time.
March 21, 2018 Biney, Beck and Rodgers Net All-WACBA Honors WORCESTER – Women’s Basketball seniors Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY), as well as Men’s Basketball senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) have garnered postseason honors from the Worcester Area College Basketball Association, as announced Wednesday in the Telegram & Gazette. Voters included sports information directors or primary contacts from each of the nine NCAA schools in Worcester County, including Division I Holy Cross and Division II Assumption, as well as members of the local media. Biney repeated as a first team selection while Beck and Rodgers landed on their respective second teams.
March 20, 2018 Weather, Field Conditions Bounce Softball's New England Debut to Saturday WORCESTER -- The continued winter weather, combined with poor field conditions have forced the postponements of the first two softball doubleheaders scheduled for New England. Tuesday’s twin bill at Fitchburg State and Friday’s home doubleheader versus Westfield State have been postponed.  Makeup dates will be announced when determined.  
March 20, 2018 Nichols’ Ninth Inning Dooms Baseball in Worcester County Showdown Northboro, MA --- Sophomore Christian Naccari (Ossining, NY) laced a two-run single to right in the top of the ninth as Nichols edged host WPI, 10-8, Tuesday at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 19, 2018 D’Agostino, DeDonato and Gallagher Deliver as Baseball Sinks Mass. Maritime Northboro, MA --- Senior Steven D'Agostino (Worcester, MA) struck out a career-high nine batters, including four looking, and freshman Jordan DeDonato (Danvers, MA) batted 3-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and a pair of RBI as WPI sank Mass. Maritime, 8-1, Monday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 17, 2018 Packard & Strangio Represent Women’s Track & Field at Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invite Atlanta, GA --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) and senior Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) jumpstarted the WPI Outdoor Track & Field season with impressive 800-meter run performances Saturday at Georgia Tech’s Yellow Jacket Invitational.
March 16, 2018 Baseball's Saturday Set With Mass Maritime Postponed, Single Game Slated for Monday WORCESTER – Due to the anticipated temperature and wind chill, tomorrow’s Baseball doubleheader with Mass. Martitime has been postponed.
March 15, 2018 Patterson’s 3-Run Blast Lifts Baseball Past Brandeis in Home Opener Northboro, MA --- Sophomore Tyrone Patterson (Upper Marlboro, MD) delivered a walk-off three-run shot to right as WPI defeated Brandeis 12-9 in the Engineers home opener Thursday at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 14, 2018 Beck to Represent Women’s Basketball in 2018 NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic Springfield, MA --- Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) has been selected to represent WPI at the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic that will be held March 24th at 1pm on Senda Berenson Court inside Smith's Ainsworth Gym.
March 13, 2018 Women's Basketball's Biney Boasts Repeat NEWBA, D3hoops.com Nods WORCESTER -- WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been named to the D3hoops.com and New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) All-Region Second Teams. The guard was a NEWBA first team selection and D3hoops second team honoree a year ago.
March 12, 2018 Baseball Schedule Adjusted Due to Anticipated Storm WORCESTER – The WPI Baseball schedule has been adjusted due to the anticipated storm.
March 12, 2018 May Named NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI senior RiAnna May (Westminster, CO) has been selected as the NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week. It is the Engineers first outright softball athlete of the week nod since Lindsay Gurska in March of 2016. Gurska was also the most recent honoree when she shared accolades at the end of last year’s regular season.
March 12, 2018 Larson Lauded as NEWMAC Baseball Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore David Larson (Port Tobacco, MD) has been named as the NEWMAC Baseball Athlete of the Week. Wheaton junior Tommy Larason (Norwell, MA) was tabbed as the NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week.
March 10, 2018 Packard Earns Second All-America Nod, Spot in D3 Indoor 800m All-Time Top 10 Birmingham, AL --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) handed in the 10th-fastest time in Division III history en route to being named an All-America in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships Saturday.
March 11, 2018 Zogby, Lind, Marsh, Marion Honored by NWCA as Scholar All-Americans Manheim, PA --- Senior Ben Zogby, sophomores Chase Lind and Tyler Marsh and freshman Brendan Marion have been tabbed as Division III Scholar All-Americans by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. The Crimson and Gray starting lineup, along with four key reserves, boasted a 3.49 GPA to earn top 30 program accolades for the third straight winter.  The Engineers were 11th overall out of over 100 Division III wrestling programs. 
March 10, 2018 Softball Concludes Sunkissed Games With Pair of Wins, Six-Game Winning Streak Kissimmee, FL --- Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) batted 6-for-8, including 4-for-4 in game two, as WPI came back to defeat TCNJ 5-3 and ran past Centenary (N.J.) 13-3 Saturday on the final day Softball’s spring break trip at the Sunkissed Games. The Engineers head back with a 9-3 ledger and six-game winning streak.
March 10, 2018 D’Agostino and Rives Total 12 Ks in Baseball’s Split with St. Joseph’s (ME) Winter Haven, FL --- Senior Steven D'Agostino (Worcester, MA) struck out six in a complete-game win, his first of the season, as WPI split a baseball doubleheader with St. Joseph’s (ME), Saturday in the Engineers Florida finale. The Crimson and Gray (5-5) took the eye-opener 6-3 while the Monks (4-5) claimed the second 5-4.
March 9, 2018 Packard Highlights Track & Field’s Busy Day at NCAA Division III Championships Birmingham, AL --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) advanced to Saturday’s 800-meter run final while the distance medley relay and a pair of individuals also competed Friday at the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Birmingham-Southern at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
March 9, 2018 Marsh Competes for Wrestling at NCAA Division III Championships in Cleveland, Ohio CLEVELAND -- Tyler Marsh made his debut on the national stage on Friday, taking part in the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships hosted by Baldwin Wallace in Cleveland, Ohio.  The sophomore, who finished second at the Northeast Regional hosted by WPI the last weekend in February was one of 18 competitors in the 157-pound weight class. 
March 9, 2018 Murphy-Cook Collects 200th Hit as Softball Defeats Simmons and Ohio Northern Kissimmee, FL --- Senior Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) exceeded 200 career hits while classmate RiAnna May (Westminster, CO), junior Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) and freshman Marissa Gonzales (Oakley, CA) each logged a pair of hits in both games as WPI defeated Simmons 8-6 and Ohio Northern 9-5 Friday at the Sunkissed Softball Games.
March 9, 2018 Lindner and Tropeano Key Baseball’s Split With Anna Maria at RussMatt Invite Auburndale, FL --- Juniors Austin Lindner (W. Windsor, NJ) and Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) each went 3-for-4 and combined for five runs scored as WPI won the second game of a baseball doubleheader with Anna Maria Friday at the RussMatt Invitational. The AMCATS (3-5) won the opener 4-3 while the Engineers (4-4) took the nightcap 13-3.
March 8, 2018 Fabrizio’s Walk-Off Single Sinks Bluffton (OH) as Softball Takes Sunkissed Games Twinbill Kissimmee, FL --- WPI senior Natalie Fabrizio (Hampstead, NH) delivered the walk-off RBI single as Softball edged Bluffton (OH), 13-12, after the Engineers began the day by topping Westminster (PA), 12-5, Thursday at the Sunkissed Games.
March 8, 2018 Marsh Set for NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships on Friday and Saturday WORCESTER -- Sophomore Tyler Marsh begins competition Friday in the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships hosted by Baldwin Wallace in Cleveland, Ohio.  The 157-pounder earned his trip to Ohio by finishing second in the Northeast Regional hosted by WPI the last weekend in February.  
March 7, 2018 Gallagher Reaches Milestone as RIC Takes Two From Baseball at RussMatt Invitational Auburndale, FL --- WPI junior Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) surpassed 100 career hits and sophomore David Larson (Port Tobacco, MD) crushed a home run that landed in the water beyond the left field fence in a twinbill setback to Rhode Island College Wednesday at the RussMatt Baseball Invitational.
March 7, 2018 Packard Pockets Pair, Six More Honored as USTFCCCA Doles Out All-Region Accolades New Orleans, LA --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) earned a pair of U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-New England honors while six others were also recognized for their performance during the indoor track & field season.
March 6, 2018 Gallagher and Larson’s Five Homers, Howard’s Six Hits Key Baseball Sweep Winter Haven, FL --- Junior Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) and sophomore David Larson (Port Tobacco, MD) combined to slug five home runs while senior Matt Howard (Worcester, MA) collected three hits in both ends of WPI’s doubleheader sweep of Gwynedd Mercy (PA) and DeSales (PA) Tuesday at the RussMatt Invitational.
March 6, 2018 Softball Picked Off by Heidelberg (OH) and Meredith (NC) Tuesday at Sunkissed Games Kissimmee, FL --- The WPI softball team absorbed a pair of setbacks Tuesday at the Sunkisssed Games. The Engineers were defeated by Heidelberg (OH), 10-4, and later Meredith (NC), 14-4, in five innings.
March 5, 2018 Softball Sweeps Thiel (PA) and St. Joseph’s (ME) on Second Day of Sunkissed Games Kissimmee, FL --- Sophomore Cassie Graca (Somerset, MA) drove in both game-winning runs as WPI defeated Thiel (PA), 7-2, and St. Joseph’s (ME), 3-2, in a Monday softball twinbill at the Sunkissed Games.
March 5, 2018 Gallagher Keys Baseball’s Opening Day Split with Coe (IA) at RussMatt Invitational Auburndale, FL --- Junior Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) connected on a two-run shot in the fourth inning of the nightcap as WPI split a baseball doubleheader with Coe (IA) in the team’s delayed season opener. The Koehawks won the first 4-3 and the Engineers claimed the second 11-5.
March 5, 2018 Six From Track & Field Earn Trip to NCAA Division III Indoor Championships Indianapolis, IN --- Seven members of the WPI track & field program will travel to Birmingham, Alabama for the 2018 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships. Birmingham-Southern serve as host at Birmingham CrossPlex on Friday and Saturday.
March 4, 2018 Wood Shines as Softball Outlasts Muhlenberg to Salvage Split on Opening Day Kissimmee, FL --- WPI junior Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) batted 2-for-3 with a walk, home run, three RBI and two runs scored as Softball defeated Muhlenberg (PA), 7-4, to earn a split on the first day of the 2018 campaign Sunday at the Sunkissed Games. The Engineers were edged, 2-1, in the season opener by Alfred.
March 3, 2018 Poskus and Melanson Wrap Up 2017-18 Swimming & Diving Campaign at NCAA Regional Middlebury, VT --- Seniors Hayley Poskus (Middleboro, MA) and Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) closed out the 2017-18 WPI swimming & diving season Saturday at the NCAA Division III Northeast North Diving Regional, hosted by Middlebury.
March 3, 2018 Scott & Wittenberg Improve NCAA Qualifying Times as Indoor T&F Makes Final Push at Tufts Medford, MA --- Graduate student Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) and junior Ryan Wittenberg (Bedford, NH) bettered their NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship qualifying times as select members of the WPI track & field program took part in the Tufts National Qualifier Saturday inside the Gantcher Center.
March 3, 2018 Travel Woes Bumps Baseball’s Opening Day from Sunday to Monday WORCESTER -- Travel issues have forced the cancellation of WPI baseball’s season-opening doubleheader scheduled for Sunday, March 4th. 
March 2, 2018 Melanson and Poskus Compete on Day One of NCAA Division III Diving Regional Middlebury, VT --- Seniors Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) and Hayley Poskus (Middleboro, MA) represented WPI on the first day of the 2018 NCAA Division III Northeast North Diving Regional at Middlebury.
March 1, 2018 CBS Boston: Team IMPACT Helps Keegan Concannon Join WPI Football Team WORCESTER (CBS) – Worcester Polytechnic Institute introduced the newest member of its football team on Wednesday night.
February 28, 2018 Rodgers, Buckley, Melanson & Day Earn NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Recognition Westwood, MA --- The winter NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams were recently revealed following a busy championship weekend.
February 27, 2018 Biney Boasts Defensive, Co-Athlete and All-NEWMAC First Team Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) shared NEWMAC Athlete of the Year accolades, repeated as NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Year and became a three-time All-Conference first team selection, as voted upon by the head coaches following the regular season.
February 27, 2018 Rodgers Doubles Up With Men's Basketball All-NEWMAC First Team & Sportsmanship Nods Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) has been named to the NEWMAC All-Conference first team following a vote by the head coaches at the conclusion of the regular season. He was also selected as the Engineers representative on the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team. The same feat was accomplished last year by Ian Converse.
February 25, 2018 Marsh Qualifies for NCAA Championship, Wrestling Finishes Second at NCAA Regionals WORCESTER -- Sophomore Tyler Marsh finished second, and six other WPI wrestlers reached the podium as the Crimson and Gray turned in an impressive second place team showing at home Sunday in the final day of action in the 2018 NCAA Division III Northeast Regional.
February 25, 2018 Women’s Basketball Knocked Off by MIT in NEWMAC Championship Game Northampton, MA --- MIT junior Kara Holinski (Livonia, MI) was named Most Outstanding Player as the Engineers defeated WPI, 54-50, in the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Championship game Sunday on Senda Berenson Court in Smith’s Ainsworth Gym.
February 25, 2018 Walker Shines as Men’s Basketball Edged by MIT in NEWMAC Championship Final Springfield, MA --- Tournament Most Outstanding Player, junior AJ Jurko (Weston, FL) and WPI freshman Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) shared game-high honors with 16 points apiece as third-seeded, and No. 25, MIT edged fourth-seeded WPI, 63-57, Sunday afternoon in the 2018 NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Championship game played in Springfield’s in Blake Arena.
February 25, 2018 Men’s Swimming & Diving Takes Third at NEWMAC Championships Cambridge, MA --- Junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) set another meet and school record as the WPI men finished the 2018 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships in third place.
February 25, 2018 Women’s Swimming & Diving Finishes Fourth at NEWMAC Championships Cambridge, MA --- Senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) set a school record in the first event of the night as the WPI women placed fourth at the four-day 2018 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships.
February 25, 2018 Men’s & Women’s Track & Field’s Distance Medley Relays Break Records at BU Boston, MA --- The distance medley relays broke records Sunday as select members of the WPI men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the BU Last Chance Meet.
February 24, 2018 Marion, Marsh, Wensley and Curtis Shine for Wrestling at Day One of NCAA Regionals WORCESTER --- Brendan Marion, Tyler Marsh, Dan Wensley and Michael Curtis combined to go 9-0 Saturday to advance to Sunday’s semifinal round of the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional hosted by WPI. 
February 24, 2018 Walker, Rodgers & Downing, Oh My: Men’s Basketball Advances to NEWMAC Final Springfield, MA --- Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) tied his career-high with 23 points, including the final free throw, and Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) forced overtime with a late layup as fourth-seeded WPI knocked off top-seeded Springfield, 84-80, in the NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Championship semifinals held in Blake Arena. Kahleb Downing (Middleton, CT) canned a key 3-pointer and a jumper in the extra session.
February 24, 2018 Seniors Send Women’s Basketball to Third Consecutive NEWMAC Final Northampton, MA --- Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) recorded a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds to propel the second-seeded WPI women's basketball team to a 64-56 overtime win against third-seeded Babson in a NEWMAC Tournament semifinal on Saturday afternoon at Ainsworth Gymnasium on the campus of Smith College.
February 24, 2018 Bauer Rewrites NEWMAC Record Book on Day Three of Swim Dive Championships Cambridge, MA --- Junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) repeated as the 100-yard backstroke champion, and he did it in style, as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team ended day three of the NEWMAC Championships at MIT in third place.
February 24, 2018 Grant Sets Record as Women’s Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- Allysa Grant (Framingham, MA) broke the 100-yard breaststroke record while the WPI women’s swimming & diving team remained fifth heading into the final day of the NEWMAC Championships at MIT.
February 23, 2018 Burgwardt's B Cuts Headline Men’s Swim Dive’s Team Effort on First Full Day of NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- Graduate student Erick Burgwardt (Honeoye Falls, NY) and sophomore Markus Zimmermann (Sammamish, WA) each set a school record while Burgwardt and both A relays garnered All-Conference second team status on the first full day of competition at the 2018 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships at MIT.
February 23, 2018 Day Resets 500 Free Record as Women’s Swimming & Diving Sits Fifth at NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- Senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) reset a school record as WPI placed fifth on the first full day of the 2018 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships at MIT.
February 23, 2018 Hall Named NWCA NCAA Division III Northeast Region Coach of the Year Manheim, PA --- WPI Wrestling head coach Steve Hall ’87 has been named as the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Division III Northeast Region Coach of the Year. Hall, in his eighth year guiding his alma mater, will be busy this weekend on and off the mat as the Engineers are hosting the NCAA Division III Northeast Wrestling Regionals Saturday and Sunday in the Sports & Recreation Center.
February 22, 2018 Shriner, Barrett, McDonald & Zimmermann Highlight NEWMAC Swim Dive Opening Session Cambridge, MA --- The WPI men’s swimming & diving 800-yard freestyle relay earned All-Conference second team honors with a runner up performance on the first night of the 2018 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships at MIT.
February 22, 2018 Biney Hauls in Third Academic All-District Nod for Women’s Basketball and Fifth Overall WORCESTER – WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has earned her fifth Academic All-District selection, as voted upon by CoSIDA members from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The 2016 Softball Academic All-America once again advances to the national ballot.
February 21, 2018 Jennifer Toland: Engineers host Wrestling Regional (Third Item) WPI is hosting the NCAA Division 3 Northeast Regional Wrestling Championships Saturday and Sunday at the Sports & Recreation Center, and the Engineers have contenders in several weight classes.
February 21, 2018 Career Nights Carry Men’s Basketball to 15th Consecutive NEWMAC Semifinal WORCESTER – Sophomore Jake Wisniewski (West Brookfield, MA) was a rebound shy of a double-double in the first half and went on to tie his career-bests of 17 points and 10 rebounds without a turnover and senior Aaron Todd (York, ME) shared game-high honors with a career-best 21 points as fourth-seeded WPI advanced to its 15th consecutive NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Championship semifinal with a 95-76 victory over fifth-seeded Wheaton Wednesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
February 21, 2018 Pair of Surges Send Women's Basketball by Coast Guard in NEWMAC Tournament Quarterfinal WORCESTER -- Meg Donovan (Abington, MA), Maura Buckley (Melrose, MA) and Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) all reached double figures to propel second-seeded WPI past seventh-seeded Coast Guard 72-42 in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal contest play Wednesday in Harrington Auditorium.
February 21, 2018 Jennifer Toland: Ama Biney’s games at WPI winding down This week, WPI senior guard Ama Biney will play her final game at Harrington Auditorium, her home gym for the last four fantastic years of Engineers basketball and the court where she also enjoyed much postseason success playing for Holy Name High.
February 19, 2018 Nolette and Ball Capture Titles at Wrestling Finishes Second at NEWA Futures Meet Bristol, RI --- Wayne Nolette and Ronan Ball won their respective weight classes as the WPI wrestling team placed second at the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Futures meet on Sunday hosted at Roger Williams.  
February 17, 2018 Men’s 4x400 and 4x800 Relays Fuel Track & Field’s Record Finish at NE DIII Championships Middlebury, VT --- The 4x400 and 4x800-meter relays struck gold and two individual WPI standards were set as Men’s Track & Field finished a program-best fifth at the NCAA Division III New England Championships. Ten individual performances and three relay configurations earned All-New England honors by finishing in the top eight.
February 17, 2018 Women’s Basketball Downs Emerson, Earns Share of NEWMAC Regular Season Title WORCESTER – Senior Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) shared game-best honors with 16 points and sophomore Alana Keating (Leominster, MA) tied her career high with 10 points as WPI defeated Emerson 58-47 to earn a share of the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball regular season crown Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
February 17, 2018 Rodgers Shines as Men’s Basketball Concludes Regular Season at MIT Cambridge, MA --- Led by a combined 47 points from junior captains AJ Jurko (Weston, FL) and Cameron Korb (Los Gatos, CA), the MIT men’s basketball team closed out the regular season with a 71-59 home win over WPI on Saturday afternoon in Rockwell Cage.
February 17, 2018 Two Women’s Track & Field Records Fall, Five Individuals & Three Relays Earn All-NE Honors Springfield, MA --- Two school records fell while the WPI women’s track & field team placed 12th at the NCAA Division III New England Championships. Five individuals and three relay quartets finished in the top eight to garner All-New England honors.
February 15, 2018 Newman Nets Third USTFCCCA Cross Country Academic Nod, Teams Boast Eighth In-a-Row New Orleans, LA --- Senior Emily Newman (Easton, MA) earned a third USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic Team nod while a total of eight WPI student-athletes also appeared on the scrolls for their work inside the classroom and on the regional championship course. Collectively, the men and women were feted for the eighth consecutive year.
February 14, 2018 Beck, Biney, Blake & Donovan Key as Women’s Basketball and Wellesley Play4Kay WORCESTER -- Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) and Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) combined for 35 of WPI’s 67 points as Women’s Basketball closed out a 67-60 win over NEWMAC foe Wellesley in the annual Play for Kay game in Harrington Auditorium this Valentine’s Day.
February 14, 2018 Rodgers and Wisniewski’s 37 Not Enough to Tame Springfield in Men’s Basketball Clash WORCESTER -- After a strong WPI first half, Springfield’s Jake Ross (Northampton, MA) lit it up from the field, outpacing all scorers and feeding his team as the Pride exited Harrington Auditorium with the 81-74 NEWMAC Men’s Basketball win Wednesday night.
February 13, 2018 NEWMAC Recognizes 31 Winter Student-Athletes for Work in the Classroom Westwood, MA --- Eleven WPI winter student-athletes garnered NEWMAC Academic All-Conference status for the third time as 20 more were also recognized for carrying a 3.5 GPA or better. Men’s Swimming & Diving totaled 13 selections, followed by Women’s Swimming & Diving with 12. Women’s Basketball featured four selections and Men’s Basketball netted a pair.
February 13, 2018 WPI Pep Band, Cheerleaders, and Color Guard Accept The Bachelor’s Rose WPI’s Pep Band, cheerleaders tapped to perform in the opening ceremony for Bachelor Winter Games spinoff series
February 12, 2018 Beck Claims NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) has been selected as the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week.
February 12, 2018 Marcucci Secures NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Stephanie Marcucci (Dingmans Ferry, PA) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Women’s Swimmer of the Week.
February 12, 2018 Werra, Carley, Saperstein, Lee Named NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week Westwood, MA --- The WPI men’s swimming & diving 200-yard freestyle quartet has been named as the NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week.
February 10, 2018 Rodgers Scores 27, Stops Time, as Men's Basketball Bests Emerson WORCESTER -- Chris Rodgers paced all players with 27 points and Jake Wisniewski added 17 as WPI defeated visiting Emerson 105-77 in a NEWMAC men’s basketball contest played Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium. 
February 10, 2018 Zogby, Jendritz, Marion and Wensley Lift Wrestling Past Springfield in Regular Season Finale WORCESTER --  Major decisions by Ben Zogby (Boston, MA) and Stephen Jendritz (Rockford, MI) and late wins from Brendan Marion (Norristown, PA) and Dan Wensley (Wakefield, MA) keyed WPI wrestling's 20-12 regular-season ending road victory on Saturday evening.  The victory gives the Engineers an 18-4 dual meet record, the third most wins in a season in program history, and the most since the 1993-94 campaign which saw the Crimson and Gray win the New England championship. 
February 10, 2018 Women’s Basketball Runs Past Upset-Minded Clark in NEWMAC and City Showdown WORCESTER – Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) scored seven of WPI’s 12 points in the decisive third quarter as the Engineers pulled away with a 54-38 NEWMAC Women’s Basketball victory at Clark Saturday inside the Kneller Center.
February 10, 2018 Harris Sets Record, Ascends NCAA Performance List as Men’s Track & Field Excels at BU Boston, MA --- Junior Antoine Harris (Southington, CT) destroyed the 200-meter run record while 10 more members of the WPI men’s track & field team handed in personal-bests Saturday at the BU Valentine Invitational.
February 10, 2018 Marcucci, Houghton & Hughes Shine for Women’s Swimming & Diving at Cougar Invite WORCESTER – Junior Stephanie Marcucci (Dingmans Ferry, PA) and freshmen Erica Houghton (Berkley, MA) and Annie Hughes (Woodbury, NJ) each won a pair of events as select members of the WPI women’s swimming & diving team competed at Clark’s Cougar Invitational Saturday.
February 10, 2018 Hlavenka, Babel & Carley Highlight Men’s Swimming & Diving’s Performance at Cougar Invitational WORCESTER – Graduate student Thomas Hlavenka (Seaford, NY) along with seniors Bryant Babel (Oceanside, NY) and Sam Carley (Trumbull, CT) each struck gold while other select WPI men’s swimmers and divers also participated in Clark’s Cougar Invitational Saturday in the Kneller Center.
February 9, 2018 Strangio Rockets Up DIII List, Three Records Fall as Women’s Track & Field Shines at BU Boston, MA --- Senior Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) and sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) each improved their standings on the NCAA Division III Indoor Women’s Track & Field performance list and three of No. 15 WPI’s school records were reset Friday at the BU Valentine Invitational.
February 7, 2018 Keating Keys Second Half Outburst to Lift Women’s Basketball Past Babson Babson Park, MA --- Sophomore Alana Keating (Leominster, MA) scored a career-high 10 points as part of a 25-6 WPI run to close out Babson, 52-43, in a key NEWMAC Women’s Basketball matchup Wednesday night in Staake Gymnasium.
February 7, 2018 Men’s Basketball Downed by Babson; Rodgers, Wheeler & Wisniewski Net Double Digits Babson Park, MA --- Freshman Andrew Jaworski (Tolland, CT) scored a game-best 16 points while he was joined in double figures by the rest of the Babson starters as the Beavers held off WPI, 68-59, Wednesday night in a NEWMAC Men’s basketball contest that was played in Staake Gymnasium.
February 6, 2018 On Campus: Chris Rodgers Embraces Role of Floor General and More for WPI Basketball The Rodgers’ family basketball legacy in New England is well established. Just as Jimmy Rodgers was a longtime Boston Celtics assistant and eventually the team’s head coach from 1988 through 1990, his grandson Chris has become an on-court leader an hour from Boston.
February 5, 2018 High Five! Biney Named NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has earned her seventh career NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week honor, as announced Monday. It is the second consecutive basketball season Biney has been recognized on five occasions.
February 3, 2018 Beck and Greenalch Lift Women's Basketball to Key NEWMAC Triumph over MIT WORCESTER -- Madison Beck led all scorers with 18 points and added a key steal in the waning seconds as WPI collected a hard-earned 61-54 victory over visiting MIT in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium. With the victory, WPI improves to 16-5 on the season and 9-3 in conference play while MIT dips to 12-8 overall and 8-5 in NEWMAC action. 
February 3, 2018 Wheeler’s Second Half Fuels Career Day to Send Men’s Basketball Past Coast Guard WORCESTER – Freshman Dakota Wheeler (Easthampton, MA) scored 14 of his career and game-best 17 points in the second half as WPI pulled away with a 79-70 NEWMAC Men’s Basketball triumph over visiting Coast Guard Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
February 3, 2018 Wrestling Closes Out Regular Season Home Campaign by Defeating Bridgewater State & NYU WORCESTER --  Mike Ilic and Dan Wensley teamed up to win all four of their bouts at WPI wrestling swept two matches Saturday at its home super quad in the Sports & Recreation Center.  The Engineers shutout Bridgewater State 47-0 in their opener before besting NYU 27-16 in the nightcap. 
February 3, 2018 Clemente, Marcucci, Hanson Register Wins as Women's Swimming & Diving Hosts Tech Sprints WORCESTER - WPI's Jillian Clemente, Stephanie Marcucci and Olivia Hanson swam to individual victories and the 100 yard freestyle earned gold to highlight the Engineers performance Saturday in the Tech Sprints, the final home meet of the 2017-18 season. 
February 3, 2018 Bauer, Melanson and Perry Star as Men's Swimming and Diving Competes in Tech Sprints WORCESTER -- Swimmer Jack Bauer and diver Randy Melanson were double individual event winners and Bauer, Jackson Perry and Erick Burgwardt were part of all four winning relays as WPI concluded its home schedule Saturday by hosting the Tech Sprints.
February 3, 2018 Men’s Track & Field’s Scott and Wittenberg Post Top 10 Performances at Tufts Medford, MA --- WPI graduate student Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) and junior Ryan Wittenberg (Bedford, NH) each broke their own record as Men’s Track & Field took part in the Tufts Cupid Challenge Saturday inside Gantcher Field House.
February 3, 2018 Packard Produces Another Women’s Track & Field School Record at Tufts Medford, MA --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) broke yet another WPI record as Women’s Track & Field competed against four other nationally-ranked teams, and more, at the Tufts Cupid Challenge Saturday in Gantcher Field House.
February 1, 2018 Men’s Basketball Set to Participate in Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge WORCESTER – Making 3-point shots this basketball season has taken on additional meaning for Chris Bartley and the WPI men’s basketball team. The Engineers are using their spotlight on the court to raise money for the American Cancer Society as a part of the national Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge.
January 31, 2018 Biney Clutch as Women’s Basketball Sneaks Past Smith in Key NEWMAC Showdown WORCESTER -- Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) put on a clinic in the fourth quarter, grabbing two clutch rebounds, muscling the ball away from a Smith scorer and netting the game-clinching free throw in the waning seconds to secure an all too close 52-50 win for WPI in a key NEWMAC Women’s Basketball showdown with the Pioneers Wednesday night in Harrington Auditorium. The Engineers and Smith are now deadlocked at 15-5 on the season and 8-3 in conference play.
January 30, 2018 Doherty, Rodgers and Wisniewski Key Men’s Basketball Triumph on CharterTV3 WORCESTER – Sophomore Lou Doherty (Arlington, MA) scored a career-high 11 points in nine minutes off the bench in the first half while senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) and sophomore Jake Wisniewski (West Brookfield, MA) totaled 33 points on the night as WPI held off upset-minded Clark, 82-74, in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball game that aired live on CharterTV3 from the venerable Kneller Athletic Center.
January 29, 2018 Swimming & Diving Programs Earn CSCAA Scholar Academic Team Status Richmond, VA --- The WPI men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams have once again achieved College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar Academic Team status.
January 27, 2018 Zielinski and Wheeler Help Men’s Basketball Fend Off Wheaton’s Late Rally WORCESTER – Seniors Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) and Aaron Todd (York, ME) combined for 22 first half points and classmate Dave Zielinski (Shelton, CT) sandwiched a free throw with a defensive and offensive rebound down the stretch to help WPI hold off Wheaton, 79-76, in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball matchup Saturday inside Harrington Auditorium.
January 27, 2018 Shrewsbury Shines for No. 21 Wrestling in Home Quad Meet Including No. 4 and No. 16 WORCESTER -- Austin Shrewsbury won all three of his matches, including a victory over a nationally-ranked opponent and Jack Nigro went 2-0 on the day as nationally-ranked WPI hosted a wrestling quad on Saturday in the Sports & Recreation Center.  The No.21 Engineers defeated Southern Maine 21-13 before suffering a 29-6 setback to No. 4 Johnson & Wales and falling 30-12 to No. 16 Brockport. 
January 27, 2018 Women’s Swimming & Diving Concludes Duals .500 or Better For Eighth Consecutive Season Oneonta, NY --- Senior Hayley Poskus (Middleboro, MA) and sophomores Sydney Seo (North Andover, MA), Cailin Gonyea (Southbridge, MA) and Jillian Clemente (Killingworth, CT) each had a pair of top individual performances as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team defeated host Hartwick, 172-113, Saturday in the Sally Griffiths Herbert '88 Aquatics Center.
January 27, 2018 Class of 2018 Sets Men’s Swimming & Diving Dual Meet Standard in Win at Hartwick Oneonta, NY --- Graduate student Erick Burgwardt (Honeoye Falls, NY), senior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA), junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and sophomore Markus Zimmermann (Sammamish, WA) each collected a pair of individual victories as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team defeated host Hartwick, 175-109, Saturday in the Sally Griffiths Herbert '88 Aquatics Center.
January 27, 2018 Women’s Track & Field Competes at Wheaton Invitational, DMR Sets Record at BU Norton, MA --- Women’s Track & Field junior Carley Dykstra (Andover, NJ) won the pole vault at the non-scoring Wheaton Invitational and the distance medley relay team posted the second-ranked time in Division III at the BU Terrier Invitational Saturday.
January 27, 2018 800m Loads Up DIII Performance List as Men’s Track & Field Participates at Wheaton Norton, MA --- Junior Ryan Wittenberg (Bedford, NH) reset his own school record and handed in what is currently the sixth-fastest 800-meter run this season in Division III as the WPI men’s track & field team took on six other teams Saturday at the non-scoring Wheaton Invitational.
January 25, 2018 Jendritz and Marion Help Wrestling Sweep New England Wrestling Association Weekly Honors Middletown, CT --- WPI Wrestling swept the weekly New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) awards announced by the conference on Thursday morning.  Senior 133-pounder Stephen Jendritz was tabbed the NEWA Wrestler of the Week while freshman 165-pounder Brendan Marion was named the organization’s Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 21st.  
January 24, 2018 Melanson and Bauer Highlight Men’s Swimming & Diving’s Dual Triumph at Clark WORCESTER – The WPI men’s swimming & diving team had the best performance in each event as the Engineers topped Clark, 137-80, Wednesday night in the Kneller Center.
January 24, 2018 Women’s Swimming & Diving Near Flawless in Annual Dual With Clark WORCESTER -- Senior Hayley Poskus (Middleboro, MA) swept as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team had the best performance in all but two events as the Engineers defeated Clark, 124-67, Wednesday night in the Kneller Center.
January 24, 2018 Biney Climbs Women’s Basketball’s All-Time Scoring List in Setback at Springfield Springfield, MA --- Junior Chelsea McAlliser (Baltimore, VT) scored 19 points and sophomore Emily Jacques (Auburn, ME) added 14 as host Springfield defeated WPI, 56-44, in a key NEWMAC Women’s Basketball showdown Wednesday night in Blake Arena. Gracie Restituyo (Barrington, RI) hauled in 15 boards - 11 defensive - for the Pride starters.
January 24, 2018 Wisniewski, Needleman & Todd Net Double Digits as Men’s Basketball Falls at Springfield Springfield, MA --- Sophomore Jake Ross (Northampton, MA) delivered a career-high 39 points and surpassed the 1,000-point milestone in just his 44th game as Springfield defeated visiting WPI, 86-67, Wednesday night in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball matchup at Blake Arena.
January 21, 2018 Marion Tabbed Most Outstanding Wrestler as WPI Nets Third Place Finish at NEWA Dual Meet Championships Providence, RI -- Brendan Marion was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler as nationally-ranked WPI posted its best ever showing at the New England Wresting Association (NEWA) Dual Meet Championships on Sunday.  The Engineers went 3-1 to finish third at the 16-team event hosted by Johnson & Wales at the Providence Career & Technical Academy. 
January 20, 2018 Rodgers and 3-Point Barrage Sends Men’s Basketball Past City & Conference Foe Clark WORCESTER – Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) led all scorers with 21 points and seven assists to go with a pair of steals and six rebounds as WPI topped city and NEWMAC rival Clark. 85-72, in a men’s basketball showdown Saturday in Harrington Auditorium. The Engineers (10-7, 4-2) have now won their last four.
January 20, 2018 Greenalch and Beck Combine for 28 as Women’s Basketball Runs Past Wheaton WORCESTER – Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) and Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) combined for 28 points, including 13 in the second half, as WPI raced past Wheaton, 65-48, in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball matchup Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
January 20, 2018 Tanner and Packard Turn in Record-Breaking Performances at Lyons Invitational Norton, MA --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) clocked the top 800-meter run time in Division III this season as she and freshman Arden Tanner (Ventura, CA) each set a WPI record Saturday as Women's Track & Field competed at the non-scoring Wheaton Invitational.
January 20, 2018 Gaziano Breaks Record as Men's Track & Field Competes at Lyons Invitational Norton, MA --- Sophomore Fabian Gaziano (Wilbraham, MA) set a new WPI record as Men’s Track & Field took part in the non-scoring Wheaton Invitational Saturday afternoon.
January 17, 2018 Another Rodgers Buzzer-Beater Thwarts Emerson in NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Action Boston, MA --- WPI senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) delivered the game-winning jumper as time expired to lift WPI to a 74-73 victory over host Emerson in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball contest Wednesday night in Brown & Plofker Gym
January 17, 2018 Beck’s Offense, Buckley’s Defense Keys Women’s Basketball Triumph at Wellesley Wellesley, MA --- Senior Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) drained a 3-pointer with 26.9 seconds to go and classmate Maura Buckley (Melrose, MA) shined for the defense as WPI edged Wellesley 44-42 Wednesday night in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball showdown.
January 17, 2018 Bennett Wins 100th as Men’s Swimming & Diving Sweeps Wheaton and UMass Dartmouth Norton, MA --- The 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relay bookended a WPI sweep of UMass Dartmouth and host Wheaton in men’s swimming & diving action Wednesday night in Balfour Natatorium. The wins were head coach Paul Bennett’s 100th and 101st men’s victories.
January 17, 2018 Berner, 400 Free Relay Win as Women’s Swimming & Diving Splits at Wheaton Norton, MA --- Freshman Audrey Berner (San Jose, CA) won an individual event and helped the 400-yard freestyle relay team to victory as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team split a double dual Wednesday night with a win over UMass Dartmouth and a setback to host Wheaton.
January 16, 2018 Biney Boasts NEWMAC, NEWBA and D3hoops.com Team of the Week Laurels Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been named as the NEWMAC Offensive Athlete of the Week, New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Player of the Week and has earned a spot on the D3hoops.com Team of the Week.
January 16, 2018 Rodgers Acquires NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week. He was also tabbed as the WPI Men’s Student-Athlete of the Week on Monday.
January 14, 2018 Marsh Nets Pair of Pins as Wrestling Sweeps Merchant Marine and Hunter NEW YORK -- Tyler Marsh tallied a pin in each match as WPI defeated Merchant Marine and Hunter in action Sunday contested at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in the Bronx. The Engineers defeated the Mariners 26-9 in their opener before shutting out Hawks 58-0. 
January 13, 2018 Korn, Packard, Townley, & Relays Lead Women’s Track & Field to Victory at Bowdoin Brunswick, ME --- Junior Xandria Korn (Woodinville, WA), sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) and freshman Kelley Townley (Liverpool, NY) secured individual victories while two of the three relays also earned gold as the WPI women’s track & field team began the 2018 indoor campaign with a first place team finish at the Bowdoin Invitational Saturday inside Farley Field House.
January 13, 2018 Rodgers Guides Men’s Basketball Past Coast Guard In NEWMAC Road Matchup New London, CT --- Senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) had game-highs of 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists while WPI used a 25-3 run which spanned both halves as the Engineers beat Coast Guard 90-64 in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball contest Saturday in Roland Hall.
January 13, 2018 Harris, Thomas & Scott Highlight Men’s Track & Field’s 10 Wins at Bowdoin Brunswick, ME --- Junior Antoine Harris (Southington, CT) and freshman Oliver Thomas (Goffstown, NH) each set at a school record to highlight a total of 10 victories - eight individual and two relay - by the WPI men’s track & field team as the squad began the 2018 season with a second place finish at the Bowdoin Invitational Saturday inside Farley Field House.
January 13, 2018 Buckley Forces OT But MIT Engineers Overtime Victory Over Women’s Basketball Cambridge, MA --- Junior Kara Holinski (Livonia, MI) scored nine of MIT’s 14 points in overtime as the host Engineers defeated WPI, 66-55, in a key NEWMAC Women’s Basketball matchup Saturday in Rockwell Cage.
January 11, 2018 Biney's Brilliant First Half Fuels Women's Basketball's Victory Over Coast Guard WORCESTER – Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) poured in 27 points to go with 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists as WPI sank Coast Guard, 59-46, in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball matchup Thursday night in Harrington Auditorium.
January 10, 2018 Nigro, Marsh and Wensley Key Wrestling's Victory Over Coast Guard WORCESTER --- 184-pounder Dan Wensley registered a takedown in the final seconds of SV2 to spark WPI to a 20-12 come-from-behind victory over rival Coast Guard in a New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) match on Wednesday evening. The junior’s triumph gave the Engineers a 14-12 advantage and wins in the final two bouts by Michael Curtis and Austin Shrewsbury secured the win for hosts.  
January 10, 2018 Rodgers, Wisniewski, Walker and Todd Help Deliver Men’s Basketball’s Win at Wheaton Norton, MA --- Led by senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA), four of five starters registered double-digit scoring as WPI went on the road and defeated Wheaton 74-64 Wednesday in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball matchup in Emerson Gymnasium.
January 9, 2018 Beck and Biney Secure Women’s Basketball’s NEWMAC Triumph Versus Clark WORCESTER – Seniors Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) and Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) combined for 28 first half points and 38 for the game as the WPI women’s basketball team handed city and NEWMAC foe Clark a 71-35 setback Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
January 8, 2018 Biney Pockets NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Offensive Player of the Week Laurels Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Offensive Player of the Week. Last week’s defensive honoree swept the awards in the same week at the end of November.
January 8, 2018 HockomockSports.com: Zogby Making the Most of One Last Season on the Mat Entering his senior year, there were some doubts about whether or not former Franklin High standout Ben Zogby would be able to take the mat again for the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) wrestling team. After an injury-plagued three years, Zogby had come close to quitting the sport that he started in elementary school.
January 6, 2018 First Quarter Surge Sends Women’s Basketball Past NEWMAC Foe Wheaton Norton, MA --- Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) scored 18 points and recorded five steals, four assists and four rebounds while the Engineers used a fast start to roar past Wheaton, 71-47, in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball matchup Saturday in Emerson Gymnasium.
January 6, 2018 Marion and Wensley Excel as Wrestling Takes Two of Three at Star-Studded Trinity Quad Hartford, CT --- Brendan Marion and Dan Wensley each won three bouts as WPI wrestling went 2-1 at a quad match at Trinity that featured three nationally-ranked teams.  The No. 19 Engineers rallied to defeat No. 18 Roger Williams 19-15, dispatched host Trinity 30-9 and lost by tiebreaker to No. 20 Wesleyan 22-21.
January 6, 2018 Fast Start Not Enough as Men’s Basketball Falls to Babson in NEWMAC Action WORCESTER – Babson freshman Andrew Jaworski (Tolland, CT) netted 19 of his game-best 25 points in the second half as the Beavers overcame an early 12-0 hole to defeat host WPI, 79-72, in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball showdown Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
January 3, 2018 Women’s Basketball Hands Springfield First NEWMAC Setback WORCESTER – For the second time in three games senior Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) registered a new career high in points as WPI edged visiting Springfield 54-49 Wednesday night in a NEWMAC Women Basketball matchup in Harrington Auditorium.
January 3, 2018 Men’s Basketball Upended by Nationally-Ranked MIT in NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER – Junior Cameron Korb (Los Gatos, CA) came off the bench to lead nationally-ranked MIT with 24 points as the visiting Engineers defeated WPI 94-58 on the opening night of NEWMAC action Wednesday in Harrington Auditorium.
January 2, 2018 Biney, Biney, Biney – Local Product Collects NEWMAC, NEWBA and WACBA Weekly Honors WORCESTER – WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been honored by NEWMAC, NEWBA and WACBA, as recently announced by the organizations. Biney was tabbed as the NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week and was named to the NEWBA Honor Roll. She was then selected as the WACBA Women’s Co-Player of the Week.
December 31, 2017 Seniors Spectacular as Women's Basketball Closes Out 2017 in Style Westfield, MA --- WPI senior Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) led all players with 15 points and classmate Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) handed in her second consecutive double-double as Women’s Basketball concluded 2017 in the win column with a 68-45 decision versus Ramapo in the Westfield State Tournament consolation game Sunday afternoon.
December 30, 2017 Walker’s Double-Double Keys Men’s Basketball Victory Over Alma WOOSTER, OH – Freshman Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) pumped in a career-high 23 points, including 14 in the second half, and corralled 11 rebounds to lead WPI in an 88-65 men’s basketball triumph over Alma (MI) in the E.M. "Mose" Hole/Wooster Kiwanis Classic consolation game Saturday afternoon at Wooster’s Timken Gymnasium.
December 30, 2017 Women’s Basketball’s Late Surge Falls Short Versus SUNY New Paltz Westfield, MA --- Junior Lindsay Bettke (Pelham, NY) notched 19 points as the SUNY New Paltz women’s basketball team held off WPI, 71-64, Saturday afternoon in the opening round of the Westfield State Tournament. Engineer seniors Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) notched double-doubles in the setback.
December 29, 2017 Needleman Notches 15 While Wooster Comes From Behind to Edge Men’s Basketball WOOSTER, OH – Junior Eric Bulic (Brunswick, OH) sank the game-winning free throw with a second left in the game and classmate Reece Dupler (Newark, OH) scored 13 of his contest-best 24 points as Wooster erased a 17-point deficit en route to a 76-75 victory over visiting WPI in the "Mose" Hole/Wooster Kiwanis Men’s Basketball Classic Friday night in Timken Gymnasium.
December 21, 2017 Biney, Beck, Boermeester, et al, Boost Women’s Basketball Past Spalding Daytona Beach, FL --- Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) handed in a double-double as she and classmate Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) each scored 17 points and freshman Caitlin Boermeester (Billerica, MA) established a new career-best of 11 points as WPI defeated Spalding (KY), 64-44, Thursday afternoon in a non-conference women’s basketball meeting as part of the Daytona Beach Shootout at Bethune Cookman.
December 20, 2017 Donovan, Defense Dazzle as Women’s Basketball Defeats Wells in Florida Daytona Beach, FL --- WPI freshman Meg Donovan (Abington, MA) established a new career-high of 12 points on 100 percent shooting from beyond the arc while seniors Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) combined for 13 of the Engineers 22 steals in a 72-24 victory over Wells Wednesday afternoon as part of the Daytona Beach Shootout.
December 19, 2017 Garcia and Pacheco Represent Football at DIII Senior Classic WORCESTER – WPI football seniors Lou Garcia (Springfield, MA) and Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) made the trip to Doug Shaw Stadium in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this past weekend for the 2017 DIII Senior Classic. Sean Murphy ’16 represented the Engineers at the event two years ago.
December 18, 2017 Wrestling and Swimming & Diving Head into Break With National Rankings WORCESTER – The WPI wrestling and men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams have recently garnered national rankings.
December 15, 2017 Head Men's Rowing Coach Larry Noble Lauded at Joy of Sculling Coaches Conference Saratoga Springs, NY --- WPI head men's rowing coach Larry Noble collected 2017 Jim Joy Conference Division III Men’s Coach of the Year hardware Saturday during the annual coaches conference awards luncheon.
December 14, 2017 Women’s Soccer Trio Garners NEWISA All-New England Accolades WORCESTER – Seniors Sophie Gomarlo (Swanzey, NH) and Karina Larson (Storrs, CT), and sophomore Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) earned New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) All-New England status. Gomarlo and McCrea were named to the second team while Larson highlighted the third team.
December 13, 2017 Bakhtyari Becomes WPI’s First Volleyball Academic All-America in 28 Years WORCESTER – WPI junior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has garnered the department’s first Academic All-America, as selected by CoSIDA, for the 2017-18 year. The second team honoree is the first volleyball student-athlete to be recognized since Stacey Cotton (first team) in 1989. It is the fourth time a WPI volleyball player has been chosen as Cotton (third team), and Kathleen Murray (second team), were lauded in 1988.
December 11, 2017 Men’s Swimming & Diving Sweeps NEWMAC Weekly Accolades Westwood, MA --- Six members of the WPI men’s swimming & diving team have garnered weekly awards from the NEWMAC. Sophomore Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) was tabbed as the swimmer of the week while senior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) was named the diver of the week. The 400-yard freestyle foursome of junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI), freshman Tim McDonald (Walpole, MA), junior Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) and senior Karim Elsayed (Cairo, Egypt) was feted as the relay team of the week.
December 11, 2017 Berner Named NEWMAC Women’s Swimmer of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI freshman Audrey Berner (San Jose, CA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Women’s Swimmer of the Week. It is the second time the award comes to Boynton Hill this season as Jenny Day was the honoree for the week ending November 5.
December 9, 2017 Marsh, Wensley and Curtis Guide Wrestling to 3-0 Mark at Northeast Duals Oneonta, NY --- The trio of Tyler Marsh, Dan Wensley and Michael Curtis were a perfect 3-0 as WPI won three matches Saturday, including one over a nationally-ranked opponent, at the Northeast Duals hosted by Oneonta State.    Other multiple winners on the day included Ben Zogby, Stephen Jendritz, Jack Nigro and Brendan Marion as the Engineers (6-0) defeated Niagara Community College 40-8, host Oneonta State 27-9, and No. 16 Cortland State 36-6. 
December 9, 2017 Rodgers’ Career-High 31 Not Enough as Men’s Basketball Falls to Salem State in OT WORCESTER – Sophomore Sean Bryan (Lowell, MA) and senior Shaquan Murray (Boston, MA) led Salem State with 18 points apiece, including the game-tying 3-pointer by Bryan to send the game into overtime, as the Vikings defeated host WPI, 96-91, in a non-conference men’s basketball showdown Saturday in Harrington Auditorium. Engineer senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) poured in a career and game-high 31 points to go with eight rebounds, five assists and a steal.
December 9, 2017 Men’s Swimming & Diving Defeats Wesleyan, Edged by No. 12 Williams Middletown, CT --- Sophomore Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) was a double winner and three others tasted victory as the 23rd-ranked WPI men’s swimming & diving team defeated host Wesleyan 239-80, was edged 158.5-156.5 by No. 12 Williams and fell to No. 11 Tufts 187-134 Saturday.
December 9, 2017 Grant and Berner Shine in Challenging Women’s Swimming & Diving Triple Dual Middletown, CT --- Senior Allysa Grant (Framingham, MA) and freshman Audrey Berner (San Jose, CA) each collected a victory as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team competed against No. 3 Williams, Tufts and host Wesleyan Saturday afternoon. The Engineers (5-7) defeated host Wesleyan (1-5) 189-120 and fell to No. 3 Williams (5-1) 229-91 and Tufts (4-1) 206-113.
December 7, 2017 Men’s Basketball Knocks No. 20 Eastern Connecticut From Ranks of Unbeatens Willimantic, CT --- Freshman Kahleb Downing (Middleton, CT) scored 12 points in the first half and was one of five WPI men’s basketball student-athletes to score in double digits as the Engineers knocked No. 20 Eastern Connecticut State from the ranks of unbeatens Thursday night, 75-70, in a rematch of this year’s Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament final.
December 7, 2017 Marion Garners New England Wrestling Association Rookie of the Week Honors Middletown, CT --- WPI freshman Brendan Marion (Norristown, PA) has been selected as the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Co-Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 3rd. The 165-pounder shared the honor with Dylan Da Silva (Bayville, NJ) of Plymouth State.
December 6, 2017 Women’s Basketball Hangs Tough in Tangle With Top-Ranked Tufts WORCESTER – Tufts Melissa Baptista (Somerville, MA) scored 17 points and Erica DeCandido (North Wales, PA) narrowly missed a double-double as the top-ranked Jumbos defeated host WPI, 63-50, Wednesday night in a non-conference matchup in Harrington Auditorium.
December 6, 2017 Herrington Recognized as D3football.com All-East First Team Kicker Minneapolis, MN --- WPI junior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, Pa.) has been selected as a D3football.com All-East Team honoree.
December 5, 2017 Hoeckele, Nemes and Peterson Represent Men's Soccer at NEISL All-Star Game Waltham, MA --- The WPI men’s soccer team was represented by three of the squads four captains, Connor Hoeckele (Granby, CT), Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) and Nate Peterson (Mashpee, MA) at the NEISL All-Star Game, which was played on November 26th at Brandeis.
December 4, 2017 McAllen and Pacheco Headline 27th Annual Steve "Merc" Morris All-Star Team Honorees WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) has been named as a Worcester Area Football Association Co-Offensive Player of the Year. Led by three-time first team honoree senior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA), 11 others were also recognized as part of the 27th annual Steve "Merc" Morris All-Star Team, as selected by the sports information directors within Worcester Country who sponsor football.
December 3, 2017 Bauer’s B Cut Sets Record as Swimming & Diving Finishes Second at Gompei Invite WORCESTER – Junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) set a school record and achieved his second individual win and B cut of the weekend as the WPI swimming & diving team finished second at its own three-day combined-scoring Gompei Invitational that concluded on Sunday night.
December 2, 2017 Marsh and Marion Strike Gold as WPI Wrestling Wins RIT Invitational Rochester, NY --- Tyler Marsh and Brendan Marion both won their weight classes and three others reached their championship matches as the WPI wrestling team put on a dominating display Saturday, claiming the title at the 11-team RIT Invitational. 
December 2, 2017 Rodgers and Walker Post Double-Doubles as Men's Basketball Defeats Fitchburg State WORCESTER --- Freshmen Jake Needleman (Morganville, NJ), Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) and Garrett Stephenson (Townsend, MA) sparked a 7-0 rally to start the second half as host WPI defeated Fitchburg State 77-45 in a non-conference men’s basketball contest played on Saturday afternoon.
December 2, 2017 Seniors Lead the Way as Smith Knocks Women’s Basketball From Ranks of Unbeatens Northampton, MA --- Junior Lauren Bondi (Burnaby, British Columbia) scored 22 points to lead host Smith to a 76-45 victory over WPI in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball matchup Saturday in Ainsworth Gymnasium.
December 2, 2017 Gallant, Bauer and 400 Medley Relay Key Second Day of Swim/Dive’s Gompei Invite WORCESTER – Juniors Alex Gallant (Lakeville, MA) and Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) each claimed a victory, as did the men’s 400-yard medley relay, as Swimming & Diving continues to lead the three-day combined scoring Gompei Invitational.
December 1, 2017 200-Yard Medley Relay, Gallant and Berner Help Swimming & Diving Pace Gompei Invite WORCESTER – The 200-yard medley relay and junior Alex Gallant (Lakeville, MA) earned wins for the men while the women were led by freshman Audrey Berner (San Jose, CA) as the WPI swimming & diving teams completed day one of the three-day combined scoring Gompei Invitational in first place.
December 1, 2017 Anna Maria Names Jamika Townsend Women’s Volleyball Coach PAXTON, Mass – The Anna Maria College Athletic Department has named Jamika Townsend the women's volleyball coach as announced by athletic Director, Serge DeBari, this week. Townsend, a Suffolk, VA native, joins Anna Maria following two years serving as an assistant at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) under head coach Greg Poole.
November 30, 2017 Zielinski Zen From Beyond the Arc as Men’s Basketball Bests Framingham State WORCESTER -- Coming off of a tough loss to Tufts, WPI defeated Framingham State, 77-46, in a non-conference men’s basketball match Thursday night to get back to .500 on the season.
November 29, 2017 Six Set New Career Highs as Women's Basketball Begins NEWMAC Play with Triumph at MHC South Hadley, MA --- Alana Keating, Sara Lyons, Caitlin Boermeester, Alyssa Paul, Amelia Harvey and Alexa Itsines all established new career-highs in scoring as WPI women’s basketball opened NEWMAC play with a 61-16 road victory Wednesday evening.  The Engineers are now 5-0 on the season while the Lyons slip to 0-5. 
November 29, 2017 McCrea, Again, Earns All-New England Accolades From United Soccer Coaches Kansas City, MO --- WPI women’s soccer sophomore Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) has once again been honored as an All-New England performer, this time as a second teamer, by the United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA).
November 29, 2017 Nemes and Beatty Land on United Soccer Coaches All-New England Teams Kansas City, MO --- WPI senior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) and sophomore Paul Beatty (Halifax, MA) were named to the United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA) NCAA Division III Men's All-New England third team. The pair were previously named NEWMAC All-Conference First Team honorees.
November 28, 2017 Stephenson Shines as Men’s Basketball Shoulders Setback to Tufts WORCESTER – Senior Thomas Lapham (Manhattan Beach, CA) and sophomore Eric Savage (South Brunswick, NJ) totaled 30 first half points as Tufts defeated host WPI, 88-67, in what may prove to be an important non-conference matchup Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
November 27, 2017 McAllen Reels in New England Football Writers Division II/III Accolades Manchester, NH --- WPI sophomore running back Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) has earned a coveted spot on the 2017 New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England team.
November 27, 2017 Biney Sweeps NEWMAC Women's Basketball Awards, Garners NEWBA, WACBA Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been distinguished as the first NEWMAC basketball student-athlete to be named as the lone offensive and defensive athlete of the week for the same reporting period. Springfield’s Jake Ross (Northampton, MA) was named both on the men’s side this past January; however, the offensive accolades were shared with Sean Doncaster ’17.
November 25, 2017 Biney Nets 1,000th Point as Seniors Fuel Women’s Basketball’s Victory Versus Bates WORCESTER – Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) became the 18th WPI women’s basketball player to reach the 1,000-point milestone and led all student-athletes with 19 points in a 60-42 victory over visiting Bates Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
November 25, 2017 Men's Basketball Tripped up in Overtime at Albertus Magnus New Haven, CT --- Mason Jones and Jaqhawn Walters combined for 51 points as Albertus Magnus rallied to force overtime and then defeated visiting WPI 77-73 in a non-conference men’s basketball played Saturday afternoon.  Both teams see their record even out at .500 with the Engineers slipping to 2-2 and the Falcons improving to 1-1 on the young season. 
November 21, 2017 Marsh, Ilic and Curtis Deliver Pins as Wrestling Defeats Western New England 36-9 WORCESTER -- Tyler Marsh, Mike Ilic and Michael Curtis all amassed falls as WPI continued its winning ways on Tuesday night, recording a 36-9 victory over visiting Western New England in a New England Wrestling Association match on Tuesday evening in Harrington Auditorium. 
November 21, 2017 Biney and Beck Outscore Bison as Women’s Basketball Improves to 3-0 Dudley, MA --- Senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) scored a game-best 22 points for the second consecutive game against Central Mass. opponents as WPI defeated Nichols, 60-33. Tuesday night in non-conference women’s basketball action in the Nichols Athletic Center.
November 21, 2017 Walker and Bitsos Have a Night as Men’s Basketball Tops Lancers in City Showdown WORCESTER – Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) dropped 21 points while Andreas Bitsos (Athens, Greece) added a career-high 16 points as WPI stayed within the city limits to defeat Worcester State, 88-72, in a non-conference matchup Tuesday night in Lancer Gymnasium.
November 20, 2017 Football’s Pacheco and Day Named CoSIDA Academic All-District WORCESTER – Senior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) and junior Nick Day (Northampton, MA) have garnered CoSIDA Academic All-District I Football accolades, as voted upon by the sports information directors from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The civil engineering majors now move on to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
November 20, 2017 Volleyball's Bakhtyari Earns Second CoSIDA Academic All-District Nod WORCESTER – Junior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has been selected as a repeat CoSIDA Academic All-District I Volleyball team member, as voted upon by sports information directors in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
November 20, 2017 Women’s Soccer’s Gomarlo Selected to Participate in NEWISA Senior Bowl WORCESTER – Sophie Gomarlo (Swanzey, NH) has been selected to represent the WPI women’s soccer team in the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl. The game slated to be played on Sunday, December 3rd at 2pm at Merrimack.
November 18, 2017 Football Earns First Postseason Win, Defeats Maritime (NY) in New England Bowl Series WORCESTER – Junior Luca Cerasani (Abington, MA) was named the Most Valuable Player as the WPI football team earned its first-ever postseason game in the form of a 17-3 triumph over visiting Maritime (NY) in a New England Bowl Series matchup Saturday night in Alumni Stadium.
November 18, 2017 Women's Basketball's Seniors Engineer Worcester City Tournament Sweep WORCESTER -- Led by a 22 point day from senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) the WPI Engineers were named the 2017 Worcester City Tournament Champions as they defeated the Lancers of Worcester State, 59-46, Saturday afternoon in the Kneller Center. It is the program's ninth title overall and fourth in-a-row.
November 18, 2017 WPI Wrestling Rolls to Victories over King's (PA) and Norwich in Home Opener WORCESTER -- WPI made its 2017-2018 home debut a successful one on Saturday, winning 19 of 20 bouts en route to sweeping King’s (PA) and Norwich during a super quad in the Sports & Recreation Center.  The Engineers opened the day with a 46-3 victory over the Monarchs and then blanked the Cadets 47-0. 
November 18, 2017 Men’s Basketball Upended in Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament Title Game WORCESTER -- Eastern Connecticut State senior Tarchee Brown (Rockville, CT) was named Most Valuable Player as the Warriors defeated host WPI, 78-68, in the championship game of the Ted Coghlin Memorial Men’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
November 18, 2017 Bauer Wins as Men’s Swimming and Diving Splits with MIT and Bowdoin Cambridge, MA --- Junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) collected the only WPI victory as the 23rd-ranked men’s swimming and diving team split a double dual with Bowdoin and No. 4 MIT Saturday. The Engineers defeated the Polar Bears 153-108 and were upended by the host MIT 244-50.
November 18, 2017 Women’s Swimming and Diving Swept by MIT and Bowdoin Cambridge, MA --- The WPI women’s swimming and diving team picked up four third place victories in a tough double dual with MIT and Bowdoin Saturday. The host Engineers defeated the Crimson and Gray 239-55 and the Polar Bears won 183.50-78.50. MIT is tied for eighth and Bowdoin is receiving votes in the most recent CSCAA Top 25.
November 17, 2017 Needleman, Walker and McNamara Ignite Men’s Basketball in Season Opening Triumph WORCESTER – Freshman Jake Needleman (Morganville, NJ) led WPI with 18 points – all 3-pointers – off the bench and along with classmates Reid Walker (Lithia, FL) and Colin McNamara (Arlington, MA) accounted for 39 of the 59 bench points in a 96-62 Men’s Basketball’s season, and third annual Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament, opener versus UMaine Farmington Friday night in Harrington Auditorium.
November 17, 2017 Buckley and Blake Boost Women's Basketball by Becker in Worcester City Tournament WORCESTER -- Maura Buckley led all scorers with 12 points and Maddie Blake was a perfect 5-for-5 from the floor on her way to 11 points as WPI opened its season with a 65-27 victory Friday evening over Becker in the semifinals of the 2017 Worcester City Women’s Basketball Tournament hosted by Clark. 
November 16, 2017 Seven Fall Student-Athletes Named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Teams Westwood, MA --- WPI seniors Pavolas Christidis (Fairport, NY), Aaron Hartford (Norwell, MA), Kat Hurlock (Burlington, CT), Abby King (Fairfield, ME) and Lizzie Rooney (Harvard, MA) were named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams. Junior Ryan Wittenberg (Bedford, NH) and sophomore Ariana Rozen (Carver, MA) also made the list.
November 15, 2017 Herrington Named Special Teams Athlete of the Year as 14 Garner All-NEWMAC Honors Westwood, MA --- Led by NEWMAC Special Teams Athlete of the Year junior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA), nine members of the WPI football team were named NEWMAC All-Conference first teamers and five were placed on the second team for their efforts so far this fall. Senior defensive back Aaron Hartford (Norwell, MA) highlighted the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team.
November 13, 2017 Football to Host Maritime (NY) Saturday Night in New England Bowl Series Matchup The Curry Colonels, the Framingham State Rams, the Maritime Privateers and the WPI Engineers have been selected as the participants in the 2017 New England Bowl Series which will be played at local sites on Saturday, November 18. 
November 13, 2017 Melanson Claims Fifth Career NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week Accolade Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) has been honored as the NEWMAC Men’s Diver of the Week. It is Melanson’s first weekly award of the season and fifth of his career.
November 12, 2017 Poskus Sweeps Dives as Women’s Swimming & Diving Falls to Coast Guard New London, CT --- Senior Hayley Poskus (Middleboro, MA) swept the diving events as WPI was upended by Coast Guard 162-136 Sunday morning on the federal base.
November 13, 2017 Register Now for Baseball Winter Clinics We are excited to offer a Baseball clinic to players from ages 7 to 15 years. To ensure a personalized experience for all, we will accept only a limited number of players at the clinic. In the past we have received positive feedback about the program because of the personal attention each player receives. Our staff members will work with every player throughout the clinic. We expect the session will sell out quickly, so be sure to sign up early. We look forward to seeing You!
November 12, 2017 Relay Triumphs Bookend Men’s Swimming & Diving Setback at Coast Guard New London, CT --- The WPI 200-yard medley and freestyle relays earned gold despite a 158-140 setback to Coast Guard Sunday morning in a men’s swimming and diving dual on the service base.
November 11, 2017 McAllen and Garcia Help Send Football to 42-7 Victory in Regular Season Finale at Norwich Northfield, VT --- Sean McAllen ran for 132 yards and became WPI’s all-time single season rushing leader and Lou 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. 
November 11, 2017 Men's Soccer Ties No. 6 SUNY Oneonta; Red Dragons Advance to NCAA Second Round Oneonta, NY --- WPI's defense was brilliant as the Engineers tied No. 6 SUNY Oneonta before the hosts advanced following the sixth round of penalty kicks in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship first round Saturday morning. The Red Dragons (15-1-3) will face the winner of today's second game between Rochester and Conn. College tomorrow at 1pm.
November 11, 2017 Women’s Cross Country Ties Program Record With 10th-Place Finish at D3 New Englands Gorham, ME --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) posted an All-Region performance to lead WPI to a program-best 10th-place finish at the NCAA Division III New England Championships hosted by Southern Maine at the Gorham Country Club on Saturday. The team placing matches the 10th-place, 341 point effort in 1989.
November 11, 2017 Winship Top 50, Men’s Cross Country 13th at D3 New Englands Gorham, ME --- Senior Tristam Winship (Bedford, NH) ran to a top 50 finish to guide WPI to a 13th-place showing at the NCAA Division III New England Cross Country Championships hosted by Southern Maine at the Gorham Country Club.
November 11, 2017 Jendritz and Lind Key Wrestling's Strong Start at Ursinus' Fall Brawl Collegeville, PA --- Stephen Jendritz and Chase Lind both reached the finals and two others logged third place finishes as the WPI wrestling team opened the 2017-18 season with a strong showing at the Fall Brawl hosted by Ursinus.  The 14-team event did not feature team scoring. 
November 11, 2017 Burgwardt and Chen Each Win Two in Men’s Swimming & Diving Victory at DII SCSU New Haven, CT --- Graduate Student Erick Burgwardt (Honeoye Falls, NY) and sophomore Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) each secured a pair of individual events to help lead WPI past Division II Southern Connecticut State University, 157-130, in men’s swimming and diving action in Hutchinson Natatorium.
November 11, 2017 Day and Edwardson Shine in Women’s Swimming & Diving Defeat at DII SCSU New Haven, CT --- Senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) won three events while sophomore Emma Edwardson (Cary, NC) added two more as WPI was upended by Division II Southern Connecticut State University, 159-140, late Saturday afternoon in a women’s swimming and diving meet in Hutchinson Natatorium.
November 9, 2017 McCrea Earns Spot on CoSIDA Women’s Soccer Academic All-District I Scroll WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) has garnered CoSIDA Women’s Soccer Academic All-District I accolades, as voted upon by sports information directors from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. She is the first honoree since teammate Karina Larson and Academic All-America Emily Doherty in 2015.
November 10, 2017 Naugler and Doherty Tabbed CoSIDA Men’s Soccer Academic All-District I Honorees WORCESTER – WPI senior Derrick Naugler (Westford, MA) and junior Riley Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) have been selected as a CoSIDA Academic All-District I in the sport of men’s soccer, as voted upon by sports information directors in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The duo ties Tufts for the most nods in the district, as well as represents half of the NEWMAC honorees.
November 9, 2017 WPI Places 61 on Fall NEWMAC All-Academic Teams Westwood, MA --- Led by 18 three-time honorees, WPI placed 61 fall student-athletes on their respective NEWMAC Academic All-Conference teams.
November 7, 2017 Nemes and Beatty Headline Men's Soccer's All-NEWMAC Honorees Westwood, MA --- Senior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) and sophomore Paul Beatty (Halifax, MA) were named to the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer All-Conference first team as a total of five WPI student-athletes were recognized. Senior Pavolas Christidis (Fairport, NY) garnered WPI’s NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team nod.
November 7, 2017 Women's Soccer's McCrea, Hoops, Gomarlo and Larson Named All-NEWMAC Westwood, MA --- Sophomore Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) headlined WPI’s representatives on the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference teams and senior Lizzie Rooney (Harvard, MA) was tabbed as WPI’s representative on the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team.
November 7, 2017 Hynes Represents Field Hockey on NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team Westwood, MA --- Sophomore Shannon Hynes (Auburn, MA) was tabbed as a NEWMAC Field Hockey All-Conference second team selection while senior Abby King (Fairfield, ME) claimed WPI’s spot on the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team.
November 6, 2017 WPI to Face SUNY Oneonta in NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship First Round Indianapolis, IN --- The NEWMAC Champion WPI men’s soccer team will travel to SUNY Oneonta to face the Red Dragons Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship. The pod also features University of Rochester (11-3-3) and Conn. College (9-3-4).
November 6, 2017 Pacheco and Herrington Pocket NEWMAC Football Weekly Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI Senior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) and junior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) have garnered NEWMAC Football weekly awards. Pacheco shares NEWMAC Football Defensive Athlete of the Week honors with MIT senior Mitch Turley (Westfield, IN) while Herrington hauls in his fourth NEWMAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week nod of the season and third in as many weeks.
November 6, 2017 Shriner Secures NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI freshman Matt Shriner (Arlington, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week.
November 6, 2017 Day and Friday’s 400-Yard Medley Relay Reaps NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Recognition Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) and Friday night’s 400-yard medley relay team have been tabbed as the NEWMAC Women’s Swimmer and Relay Team of the Week.
November 5, 2017 Men’s Soccer, Again, Ties Springfield; Claims NEWMAC Championship via PKs Springfield, MA --- With penalty kicks even at 1-1 heading into the fourth round, WPI seniors Pavolas Christidis (Fairport, NY) and Ryan Stokes (Fairport, NY) provided go-ahead and game-winning kicks while classmate Connor Hoeckele (Granby, CT) did the work between the pipes to secure the 2017 NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Championship following a scoreless draw with Springfield Sunday at Brock-Affleck Field. The NEWMAC Co-Regular Season Champions also played to a scoreless tie back on October 21.
November 4, 2017 Keyed by McAllen and Field, Football Sails Past Coast Guard on Senior Day WORCESTER – The sophomore running back duo of Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) and Connor Field (Granby, CT) combined for 209 yards and five of six rushing touchdowns, and WPI scored 30 consecutive points in the second half of a 44-16 NEWMAC Football triumph over visiting United States Coast Guard Academy Saturday in Alumni Stadium.
November 4, 2017 Nemes' Marker Sends Men's Soccer Past Coast Guard and into the NEWMAC Championship Springfield, MA --- Brendan Nemes netted a goal midway through the second half as second-seeded WPI defeated third-seeded Coast Guard 1-0 Saturday afternoon in a NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Tournament match played Springfield’s Brock-Affleck Field. 
November 4, 2017 Men’s Swimming & Diving Halts RPI’s Dual Meet Winning-Streak WORCESTER -- Freshman Matt Shriner (Arlington, MA) captured the 200-yard butterfly and both distance freestyle events as WPI knocked off RPI 171-129 Saturday in men’s swimming and diving action in the Sports & Recreation Center.
November 4, 2017 Women’s Swimming & Diving Earns Split Decision in Saturday Double Dual WORCESTER -- Senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) won while the WPI women’s swimming and diving team earned a split decision Saturday in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Engineers defeated Simmons, who was on a 15 meet winning streak, 219-81, and fell to RPI, 204-96, while Troy’s Engineers bested the Sharks 225-75.
November 3, 2017 400 Medley Relay Fuels Impressive Sweep by Women’s Swimming and Diving WORCESTER – The 400-yard medley relay set the tone as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team had the best performance in every swimming event in a sweep of Babson, Smith and Brandeis Friday night in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Engineers (3-0) topped the Pioneers (2-1), 168-121, Judges (1-5), 176-94, and Beavers (0-4), 180-60. Brandeis won its matchups versus Smith (176-118) and Babson (177-67) as the Pioneers bested Babson 188-96.
November 3, 2017 Melanson, Gallant and Bauer Win Twice as Men’s Swimming & Diving Sweeps Home Opener WORCESTER – Senior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA), and juniors Alex Gallant (Lakeville, MA) and Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) all won a pair of individual events as the WPI men’s swimming and diving team defeated Babson, 184-102, and Brandeis, 168-121, Friday night in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Judges, meanwhile, earned a 157-122 triumph over the Beavers in their head-to-head matchup.
November 3, 2017 Football’s Herrington Recognized by the Fred Mitchell Award Committee WORCESTER – WPI junior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) is among 41 student-athletes currently on the Fred Mitchell Award Watch List, which recognizes place-kickers for their excellence on the football field and for continued community service during their off-season. Herrington is the second different WPI student-athlete to make the monthly scrolls as Blaine Bursey was feted in 2015 and 2016.
November 1, 2017 Chabot Garners First NEWMAC Cross Country Coach of the Year Accolade, Sixth Overall Westwood, MA --- WPI head coach Brian Chabot has been selected by his peers as the NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. Additionally, junior Ryan Wittenberg (Bedford, NH) and sophomore Ariana Rozen (Carver, MA) have been tabbed as the team’s representatives on the NEWMAC Cross Country All-Sportsmanship team.
November 1, 2017 Jennifer Toland: Tandems ‘working well’ for WPI men’s soccer team Riley Doherty and Jake Steinberg both grew up in Shrewsbury and played club soccer together for NEFC since they were 10 years old. Doherty went to Worcester Academy and Steinberg Shrewsbury High, so they didn’t play high school soccer together, but three years ago they ended up as WPI teammates.
October 31, 2017 Women’s Soccer Edged by Wheaton in 2017 NEWMAC Quarterfinal Norton, MA --- Freshman Hannah Lepordo (Sudbury, MA) scored both of Wheaton’s goals as the second-seeded Lyons eliminated seventh-seeded WPI, 2-1, in the first round of the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Championship Tuesday at Mirrione Stadium.
October 31, 2017 d3wrestle.com: WPI 2017-2018 Preview The Engineers will look to make the next step during the 2017-18 season with a roster that projects to have a good mix of experience and new blood.
October 30, 2017 Football Becomes First Team to Sweep NEWMAC Weekly Awards Westwood, MA --- The WPI football program has the distinction of being the first to sweep all three NEWMAC weekly awards.
October 30, 2017 Perry and 200 Medley Relay Garner NEWMAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Weekly Awards Westwood, MA --- Junior Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) and the 200-yard medley relay team kicked off the 2017-18 season with NEWMAC Men’s Swimming & Diving weekly accolades.
October 29, 2017 Women’s Cross Country Enjoys Record-Breaking Day at NEWMAC Championships Boston, MA --- The nationally-ranked WPI women’s cross country team raced to a handful of records as they placed second at the NEWMAC Championships Sunday at Franklin Park.
October 29, 2017 Ingengeri and Winship Key Men’s Cross Country’s Runner Up Finish at NEWMACs Boston, MA --- Sophomore Avery Ingegneri (Warwick, RI) and senior Tristam Winship (Bedford, NH) each earned All-NEWMAC honors as the duo led the WPI men’s cross country team to a second-place finish at the NEWMAC Championships Sunday at Franklin Park.
October 28, 2017 Ostrowski Dominant as Football Holds off MIT; Wins Fourth Consecutive Game Cambridge, MA --- Nick Ostrowski (Charlton, MA) totaled 11 tackles, forced a fumble and returned a 55-yard pick-six as WPI went on the road and defeated MIT 24-21 in NEWMAC football action Saturday in Steinbrenner Stadium.
October 28, 2017 Men's Swimming & Diving Wins Sixth Consecutive Worcester City Championship WORCESTER -- Junior Jackson Perry (Cumbeland, RI) was named the Justin Ferris (WPI) Swimmer of the Meet as the Engineers picked up their sixth-straight Worcester City Championship Saturday at Clark.
October 28, 2017 Day Guides Women’s Swimming & Diving to Third Place at City Championships WORCESTER – Led by senior Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA), WPI women’s swimming & diving placed third Saturday at the season-opening Worcester City Championships, hosted by Clark.
October 28, 2017 Men’s Soccer Blanked by Clark; Claims Share of NEWMAC Regular Season Title WORCESTER -- Clark sophomore Sean Munroe (Silver Spring, MD) scored a goal early in each half to guide the Cougars past visiting WPI, 2-0, Saturday to close out the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer regular season.
October 28, 2017 Gomarlo Nets Late Goal as Springfield Upends Women's Soccer; Nabs Seventh Seed Springfield, MA --- The Springfield College women's soccer team avenged its loss to WPI in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship Semifinals from a year ago as it defeated the Engineers, 2-1, in the Pride's regular-season finale on Saturday afternoon at Brock-Affleck Field.
October 28, 2017 Volleyball Falls to Nationally-Ranked MIT on Senior Day WORCESTER – Junior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, CA) and senior Alli Davanzo (Saint Johns, FL) hit .424 and .429, respectively, as MIT defeated WPI 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-15) Saturday in the NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball season finale in Harrington Auditorium.
October 28, 2017 Field Hockey Shoulders Setback to Mount Holyoke on Senior Day WORCESTER – Sophomore Morgan Turner (Chester, NJ) stopped four shots while three different Mount Holyoke student-athletes scored in a 3-0 victory over host WPI in the NEWMAC regular season field hockey contest Saturday in Alumni Stadium.
October 28, 2017 Men's Rowing Concludes Fall Season at Head of the Fish Regatta Saratoga Springs, NY --- WPI men's rowing concluded its fall season Saturday with a busy day at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs. NY.
October 28, 2017 Women's Rowing Races for the Final Time of the Fall at the Head of the Fish Regatta Saratoga Springs, NY --- The WPI women's rowing team wrapped up its fall campaign Saturday at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, NY.
October 27, 2017 Wilson Receives Prestigious Award from Wrestlers in Business Network Boston, MA --- WPI Hall of Famer Dave Wilson was honored recently with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Boston Chapter of the Wrestlers in Business Network.  Wilson was honored on Saturday, October 21st at the group’s annual awards banquet held at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge.
October 26, 2017 Wrestling Selected to Host NCAA Division III Northeast Regional WORCESTER -- For the second time in six years, WPI has been tabbed as a host of an NCAA Division III Wrestling Regional Championship.  The Crimson and Gray will host the two-day Northeast Regional in the Sports & Recreation Center on Saturday, February 24th and Sunday February 25th. 
October 25, 2017 Stokes and Mulligan Help Key Men’s Soccer Offense Versus Emmanuel WORCESTER – Senior Ryan Stokes (Fairport, NY) scored two second half goals and sophomore Matt Mulligan (Columbia, CT) notched a goal and an assist as the WPI men’s soccer team blanked Emmanuel 4-0 in a non-conference match Wednesday night in Alumni Stadium.
October 24, 2017 Hess and Sullivan Push Field Hockey Past Fitchburg State in Non-Conference Finale Fitchburg, MA --- WPI freshman Kaitlyn Hess (Milford, NH) provided the game-winning goal as the Engineers defeated Fitchburg State, 2-1, in non-conference field hockey action Tuesday afternoon at Elliot Field.
October 24, 2017 Women's Soccer Draws With Nationally-Ranked MIT in NEWMAC Championship Rematch Cambridge, MA --- The WPI and MIT women's soccer teams each scored a goal in a double overtime stalemate Tuesday at Steinbrenner Stadium. The rematch of last year's conference championship, along with results around the league, saw MIT secure an outright NEWMAC regular season championship for the third time in four seasons.
October 24, 2017 Regionally-Ranked Clark Bests Volleyball in Four Sets WORCESTER -- The Clark University women’s volleyball team ran to a 3-1 (25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 25-23) victory over NEWMAC Park Ave. opponent WPI on Tuesday night in the Kneller Athletic Center. Marina Ramos (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) had a stellar night that included 21 kills and 22 digs to lift the Cougars to victory.
October 23, 2017 Herrington, Again, Scores NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, Pa.) has been selected as the NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week.
October 22, 2017 Women's Rowing an Impressive Eighth at the Venerable Head of the Charles Regatta Cambridge, MA --- WPI women's rowing excelled Sunday at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. The varsity eight placed eighth overall out of 26 boats in collegiate eight race while the second varsity eight finished 23rd in racing on a beautiful fall afternoon. 
October 22, 2017 Men’s Rowing Turns in a Top 10 Performance at the Prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta Cambridge, MA --- WPI men's rowing had a pair of boats participating this weekend in the historic Head of The Charles Regatta.  The collegiate eight placed 10th and the club eight finished 25th in the 53rd annual event.  
October 22, 2017 Men’s Soccer Offense Stoked in Senior Day Victory; Meaney Nets Hat-Trick WORCESTER -- Freshman Sean Meaney (Bridgewater, MA) notched a hat-trick while junior Frank Ciliberto (Spencerport, NY) and sophomore Zach Zlotnick (Rochester, NY) each scored twice in a 9-1 victory for the WPI men’s soccer team over visiting Anna Maria Sunday in Alumni Stadium.
October 21, 2017 Football’s Rice, Rossi, and Co., Power Past Merchant Marine WORCESTER -- Senior Blake Rice (North Branford, CT) accumulated 233 yards and four touchdowns, including two by sophomore Nic Rossi (Freehold, NJ), in a 41-7 WPI win over visiting U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in a NEWMAC Football game Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
October 21, 2017 Men’s Soccer and Nationally-Ranked Springfield Play to Scoreless Draw WORCESTER – WPI senior goalkeeper Connor Hoeckele (Granby, CT) and Springfield junior backstop Stewart Frank (Pittsfield, NY) totaled 10 saves in a scoreless draw Saturday night in an important NEWMAC Men’s Soccer match in Alumni Stadium.
October 21, 2017 Kwatinetz, Bakhtyari Help Key Volleyball Split on Day Two of Hall of Fame Classic Amherst, MA --- Freshman Sarah Kwatinetz (Seattle, WA) totaled 25 kills as the WPI volleyball split a pair of matches Saturday at the Hall of Fame Classic. The Engineers (11-16) defeated regionally-ranked Bowdoin (13-8) 3-2 and were upended by co-host Amherst (14-9) 3-1.
October 21, 2017 Opalka Scores, Mushrall Stops 10 as No. 3 Babson Defeats Field Hockey Babson Park, MA --- Sophomore Tori Roche (Andover, MA) scored a pair of second half goals in a span of 17 seconds to lead No. 3 Babson in a 3-1 victory over visiting WPI Saturday in a NEWMAC Field Hockey matchup at MacDowell Field.
October 21, 2017 Wellesley Slips Past Women’s Soccer in Double Overtime WORCESTER – Wellesley sophomore Deyanira Ibarra (Los Olivos, CA) provided the only goal in a 1-0 double overtime win at WPI in a NEWMAC Women’s Soccer match Saturday morning in Alumni Stadium.
October 20, 2017 Mullins and Daigle Deliver in Volleyball’s Hall of Fame Classic Opener Northampton, MA --- Sophomore Colleen Mullins (Andover, MA) set a new career-high in kills for the second time in as many matches, this time in a 3-1 WPI women’s volleyball victory over Trinity Friday night in the Hall of Fame Classic at Smith’s Ainsworth Gymnasium.
October 19, 2017 Vanderstreet and Irish Combine for Three as Field Hockey Corners AMCATS WORCESTER -- Freshman Julia Vanderstreet (West Bridgewater, MA) scored two of WPI’s five second half goals in a 6-0 victory over visiting Anna Maria Thursday afternoon in a non-conference field hockey match in Alumni Stadium. Sophomore Carlee Irish (Saratoga Springs, NY) scored the first half game-winner for the Engineers.
October 18, 2017 Hima and Krupa’s Firsts Lift Men’s Soccer Past Fitchburg State WORCESTER – Sophomore Brandon Hima (Watertown, CT) and freshman Kevin Krupa (Reading, MA) each scored their first collegiate goal in a 2-0 WPI men’s soccer triumph over Fitchburg State Wednesday night in Alumni Stadium.
October 17, 2017 Gomarlo's Goal and Strong Defensive Effort Propel Women's Soccer Past Wheaton Norton, MA --- Sophie Gomario netted the lone goal early in the second half and Gabriela Hoops collected her third straight shutout as WPI women’s soccer went on the road and picked up a key 1-0 NEWMAC victory on Tuesday afternoon.  
October 17, 2017 Volleyball Takes First Two Sets in Setback to Wheaton in NEWMAC Contest WORCESTER – Junior Cathryn MacGregor (North Andover, MA), freshman Julia Palomba (San Carlos, CA) and sophomore Becca Houghton (Emmaus, PA) handed in double-doubles as Wheaton came back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat host WPI 3-2 (13-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-15, 15-8) in a NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball contest Thursday night in Harrington Auditorium.
October 17, 2017 Smith's Second Half Surge Dooms Field Hockey WORCESTER -- Julia Hamilton and Bryn Murray netted second half goals as Smith rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat host WPI 2-1 in a NEWMAC field hockey contest played Tuesday evening. 
October 16, 2017 Nemes Nets NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) has been honored as the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week.
October 14, 2017 Nemes Golden in Men’s Soccer’s OT Win Versus Coast Guard WORCESTER -- Senior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) scored two goals, including the game-ender, in a 2-1 overtime triumph versus Coast Guard in a NEWMAC Men’s Soccer matchup Saturday in Alumni Stadium.
October 14, 2017 Gomarlo, McCrea Bag Goals, Hoops Posts Shutout as Women's Soccer Defeats Mount Holyoke South Hadley, MA --- The Engineers of WPI defeated the Mount Holyoke, 2-0 on Saturday afternoon in NEWMAC women's soccer action. With the win the Engineers improve to 9-4-1 overall and 3-2-1 in the conference, while the Lyons fall to 2-10-1 overall and 0-5 in NEWMAC action. 
October 14, 2017 O’Sullivan Scores Twice as Field Hockey Falls to Nationally-Ranked MIT WORCESTER – Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, MD) led No. 15 MIT with a hat-trick in a 6-2 victory over host WPI Saturday afternoon in a NEWMAC Field Hockey matchup in Alumni Stadium.
October 14, 2017 Women's Rowing Excels in Quinsigamond Snake Regatta WORCRSTER -- The WPI women's rowing program earned a gold Saturday while hosting the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond.  
October 14, 2017 Men's Rowing Claims Silver at the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta WORCESTER -- Men's Rowing saw its varsity eight turn in a silver medal-winning performance Saturday as the Engineers hosted the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond.  The Crimson and Gray saw four boats participate in their lone home meet of the fall season.  
October 14, 2017 Women’s Cross Country Fifth in Inter-Regional Border Battle at Rowan Mullica Hill, NJ --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) led WPI with a 15th-place finish as Women’s Cross Country placed fifth at the Inter-Regional Border Battle, hosted by Rowan, Saturday morning.
October 14, 2017 Ingegneri Paces 13th-Place Men’s Cross Country at Inter-Regional Border Battle Mullica Hill, NJ --- Sophomore Avery Ingegneri (Warwick, RI) was the quickest Men’s Cross Country runner Saturday as the team placed 13th at the Inter-Regional Border Battle, hosted by Rowan.
October 14, 2017 Volleyball Vexed by Endicott and Tufts in Non-Conference Tri-Match Beverly, MA --- The WPI women’s volleyball team absorbed 3-0 setbacks to Endicott (25-8, 25-14. 25-23) and Tufts (25-17, 25-22, 25-11) Saturday in MacDonald Gymnasium.
October 11, 2017 Men’s Soccer Does Its Job in the Classroom; Boasts Top 25 GPA Among All NCAA Teams Kansas City, MO --- Led by then-junior Pavolas Christidis (Fairport, NY), the 2016 WPI men’s soccer team was lauded by the United Soccer Coaches (formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America) for its work inside the classroom.
October 10, 2017 Garcia and Mahan Garner National Recognition from D3football.com Minneapolis, MN --- WPI senior Lou Garcia (Springfield, MA) and junior Brian Mahan (Ashland, MA) were honored by D3football.com, as announced on Monday and Tuesday.
October 10, 2017 Rice and Mahan Collect NEWMAC Football Weekly Awards Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Blake Rice (North Branford, CT) and junior Brian Mahan (Ashland, MA) have garnered NEWMAC Football weekly honors. Rice was tabbed as the NEWMAC Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week along with Merchant Marine senior Brice Moore (Pace, FL) while Mahan was named as the NEWMAC Defensive Athlete of the Week.
October 10, 2017 Mushrall Secures NEWMAC Field Hockey Defensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI junior Karen Mushrall (Mariaville, ME) has been selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Defensive Athlete of the Week.
October 7, 2017 Bailey, Ford & Gomarlo Pocket Points in Women’s Soccer’s Victory on Senior Day WORCESTER – Seniors Mari Bailey (North Providence, RI) and Cierra Ford (Georgia, VT) each scored a goal as WPI defeated visiting Emerson 3-0 in a NEWMAC Women’s Soccer contest Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
October 7, 2017 Mahan and Rice Help Key Football's Successful Road Trip to D.C. WASHINGTON D.C. --- Brian Mahan (Ashland, MA) registered three interceptions as the WPI defense forced five turnovers and Blake Rice (North Branford, CT) threw for three touchdowns as the Engineers went on the road and defeated Catholic 31-14 Saturday afternoon in the first-ever meeting between the two programs. The Crimson and Gray head into their bye week with a 4-2 overall record and 2-1 mark in NEWMAC play while Catholic slips to 3-3 overall and 1-2 in conference action.
October 7, 2017 Volleyball Team Effort Ensures Sweep of Western Connecticut and Keene State Keene, NH --- Senior Brooke Klepper (Miami Beach, FL) had 10 kills against Western Connecticut as junior Casey Hunt (Granby, CT), and the freshman duo of Sarah Kwatinetz (Seattle, WA) and Amanda Wetmore (Hudson, NH), totaled 42 digs against Keene State as Volleyball won a pair of non-conference matches Saturday afternoon in Spaulding Gym.
October 7, 2017 Mushrall, O'Sullivan Crucial in Field Hockey Double OT Triumph at Wheaton Norton, MA --- Abby O'Sullivan (Walpole, MA) scored 1:12 into the second overtime to push WPI past host Wheaton 2-1 in NEWMAC Field Hockey action Saturday afternoon at Nordin Field.
October 7, 2017 Nemes, Beatty, Calnan and Reiniger Keep Men’s Soccer Perfect in NEWMAC Norton, MA --- Senior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) scored a pair of goals in a 4-0 NEWMAC Men's Soccer triumph over host Wheaton Saturday afternoon at Keefe Field.
October 7, 2017 Cross Country Competes at All-New England All-Divisions Championships Boston, MA --- Junior Carly Neeld (Williston, VT) and freshman James Kahn (Los Angeles, CA) paced the WPI at the All-New England Cross Country Championships, hosted by the NEICAAA at Franklin Park.
October 5, 2017 Hunt and Kwatinetz Key Volleyball's Rally Bid in Non-Conference Match at Brandeis Waltham, MA --- The Brandeis volleyball team bested WPI in four sets Thursday night, 27-25, 25-20, 17-25, 25-22, in Auerbach Arena.
October 4, 2017 Record-Tying Nine from Softball Lauded for Academics by NFCA Louisville, KY --- The WPI softball program garnered National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Academic Team Status for the third consecutive year and a record-tying nine student-athletes earned NFCA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete honors.
October 3, 2017 Women’s Soccer and Babson Play to 1-1 Double Overtime NEWMAC Draw WORCESTER – WPI junior Gabriela Hoops (Stonington, CT) and Babson junior Maddison Glerschick (Hopkinton, MA) totaled 16 saves as their respective women’s soccer teams played to a 1-1 tie Tuesday night in Alumni Stadium.
October 3, 2017 Field Hockey Scores Early in City NEWMAC Matchup at Clark WORCESTER -- Freshman Abby O'Sullivan (Walpole, MA), the reigning NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week, posted a hat-trick in a 6-0 WPI triumph at Clark Tuesday night at the Granger Field Hockey Complex.
October 3, 2017 Men's Soccer Stunned by Wentworth in Double Overtime Boston, MA --- Sophomore Griffin Price’s second goal of the game, coming with 1:29 remaining in overtime, lifted the Wentworth men’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over WPI in non-conference action on Sweeney Field.
October 3, 2017 Volleyball Succumbs to Coast Guard in NEWMAC Road Contest New London, CT --- Freshman Bridget Boyle hit .333 and had a match-high 13 kills to go with seven digs and three aces leading Coast Guard to a 3-1 win over WPI in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match.
October 2, 2017 O’Sullivan Claims NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI freshman Abby O’Sullivan (Walpole, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week.
October 1, 2017 Men’s Rowing Kicks Off 2017 Fall Campaign at Textile River Regatta Lowell, MA --- The WPI men's rowing team began its 2017 season Sunday afternoon at the Textile River Regatta on the Merrimack River.  The Engineers had nine total entries in regatta, including three in the open eight race, three in the club eight race, a pair in the open four and a boat in the novice eight. 
October 1, 2017 Women's Rowing Begins 2017 Fall Season at the Head of the Riverfront Regatta Hartford, CT --- The WPI women's rowing program kicked off its 2017-2018 campaign competing on the Connecticut River in the Head of the Riverfront Regatta.  The  Crimson and Gray saw three boats race on the eights side and four on the four side.   
September 30, 2017 Field Hockey Scores Three Early Goals to End Skid Versus Springfield WORCESTER – WPI senior Sabrina Guzzi (Suffield, CT), freshman Kaitlyn Hess (Milford, NH) and sophomore Bridget Sullivan (Wilmington, MA) scored within the first 18:31 in a 3-2 NEWMAC field hockey victory over Springfield Saturday in Alumni Stadium.
September 30, 2017 Malafronte, Garcia and Pacheco Guide Defense in Football’s Third Shutout WORCESTER -- Sophomore Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) ran for 182 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns to go with a receiving TD while senior Lou Garcia (Springfield, MA) hauled in a pair of interceptions, including a pick-six, as the WPI football program earned its first-ever win in the NEWMAC era with a 45-0 triumph over visiting Maine Maritime Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
September 30, 2017 Four From Men’s Soccer Net Goals to Remain Unbeaten in NEWMAC WORCESTER – WPI scored three second half goals in a 4-0 victory over visiting Emerson Saturday night in a NEWMAC Men’s Soccer match in Alumni Stadium.
September 30, 2017 McCrea and Hoops Key Women’s Soccer’s First NEWMAC Win of 2017 at Smith Northampton, MA --- WPI sophomore Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) scored both goals in the first half and junior Gabriela Hoops (Stonington, CT) made seven stops in a 2-0 NEWMAC Women’s Soccer triumph at Smith Saturday afternoon.
September 30, 2017 Amrein Shines Versus Pine Manor in Volleyball Split at Emerson Boston, MA --- Freshman Kate Amrein (Nashua, NH) hit .429 with a match-best 11 kills to go with seven digs, three aces and a block assist as WPI split a women’s volleyball trimatch with Emerson and Pine Manor Saturday at Brown & Plofker Gym.
September 29, 2017 Coach To Cure MD Celebrates 10th Season Saturday Hackensack, NJ --- For the 10th-consecutive year, college football coaches nationwide will join in support of the Coach To Cure MD program, held during games of Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. The annual effort has raised more than a $1.5 million to battle Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne).
September 28, 2017 Hunt Highlights Late Third Set Comeback to Lift Volleyball Past Salve Regina Newport, RI --- Junior Casey Hunt (Granby, CT) tallied a match-best 15 kills, including two down the stretch, to go along with 11 digs as WPI snapped a three-game skid with a 3-0 triumph at Salve Regina in a non-conference volleyball matchup Thursday night in the Rodgers Recreation Center, which recently welcomed the Celtics mini-camp.
September 28, 2017 Jennifer Toland: 25 years later, WPI to celebrate sports triumvirate The fall of 1992 was a fantastic time for WPI athletics. In October of that year, the school’s field hockey, football and men’s soccer teams were all ranked No. 1 in New England. The men’s soccer team rose as high as No. 3 nationally and all three teams made their respective NCAA Tournaments.
September 26, 2017 O’Sullivan, Hess and Mushrall Help Field Hockey Hand Lasell Its First Loss WORCESTER -- Abby O’Sullivan netted a pair of goals and goalkeeper Karen Mushrall posted a shutout as WPI knocked visiting Lasell from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 2-0 victory in a non-conference field hockey contest played Tuesday evening.  The Engineers, winners of three straight at home, are now 5-2 on the season, while Lasell drops to 8-1.  
September 26, 2017 Mount Holyoke Stuns Volleyball in Five Set NEWMAC Triumph WORCESTER – Mount Holyoke sophomore Sasha Simine (Kitchener, Ontario) led all student athletes with 15 kills, a .412 attack percentage and five aces to go with five block assists as the Lyons came from behind to defeat host WPI, 3-2 (9-25, 17-25, 25-14, 25-19, 15-4), in a NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball matchup Tuesday night in the Sports & Recreation Center.
September 26, 2017 Men's Soccer Downed by Endicott in Non-Conference Contest Beverly, MA --- Behind goals from Evan Couchot (Mason, OH) and Jamie Becker (Fairfield, CT), the Endicott men's soccer team defeated WPI, 2-1, on Tuesday night at Hempstead Stadium. 
September 25, 2017 Gomarlo’s Golden Goal Lifts Women’s Soccer Past Roger Williams WORCESTER -- Senior Sophie Gomarlo (Swanzey, NH) and sophomore Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) teamed up to score the game-ending goal at 92:40 to lift the WPI women’s soccer team past Roger Williams, 2-1, Monday night in Alumni Stadium.
September 25, 2017 Petersen Honored as NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI senior back Reese Petersen (Springfield, NJ) has been named the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week.
September 23, 2017 Ralphs, Beatty and Hoeckele Key Men’s Soccer Victory at MIT Cambridge, MA --- Sophomore Paul Beatty’s (Halifax, MA) goal in the 67th minute was the game-winner in a 2-1 WPI victory over host MIT in a NEWMAC Men’s Soccer showdown Saturday in Steinbrenner Stadium.
September 23, 2017 Triple Take: WPI Men’s Cross Country, Again, Perfect at Worcester City Meet Paxton, MA --- The WPI men’s cross country team was perfect at the Worcester City Meet, hosted by Worcester State at Moore State Park, for the third consecutive year. Sophomore Avery Ingegneri (Warwick, RI) was the individual champion while senior Tristam Winship (Bedford, NH) earned the Brian Savilonis Award as the top finishing senior at the 51st edition of the event.
September 23, 2017 Women’s Cross Country 10th at Star-Studded Purple Valley Classic; Third at City Meet Williamstown & Paxton, MA --- The WPI women’s cross country team placed 10th at the Purple Valley Classic, hosted by Williams at the recently renovated course at Mount Greylock High School, and was third at the 34th annual Worcester City Meet, hosted by Worcester State at Moore State Park, Saturday.
September 23, 2017 Football Knocked Off on the Road by Springfield in NEWMAC Debut Springfield, MA --- Jake Eglintine and Tyler Hyde both rushed for over a hundred yards and a touchdown and Jordan Wilcox added 84 yards on the ground and a pair of scores as host Springfield bested WPI 42-10 in the first-ever NEWMAC football game for both teams.
September 23, 2017 Coast Guard Uses Late Goal to Slip Past Women’s Soccer WORCESTER – Coast Guard senior Gabrielle Auzenbergs (Shrewsbury, MA) scored in the 80th minute and junior Rachel Boohar (Oxford, PA) collected four saves in a 1-0 win at host WPI in a NEWMAC women’s soccer match Saturday in Alumni Stadium.
September 23, 2017 Wellesley Hands Women’s Volleyball 3-1 NEWMAC Setback WORCESTER – Wellesley junior Michelle Li (Scarsdale, NY) waited until the final point to hand out her 2,000th career assist in a 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-16, 25-20) NEWMAC Volleyball triumph over host WPI Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
September 21, 2017 Volleyball Tipped by UMass Boston in Entertaining Road Matchup Boston, MA --- With a combined 22 kills from Emilia Czapiewska (Saint Paul, MN) and Eileen Shi (San Francisco, CA) UMass Boston earned its fifth straight victory as the Beacons defeated the Engineers of WPI by the final of 3-1 (25-20, 18-25, 25-21, 25-20) Thursday evening at the Clark Athletic Center Gymnasium.
September 20, 2017 Larson’s Late Goal Lifts Women’s Soccer to Victory vs Wentworth WORCESTER – WPI senior back Karina Larson (Storrs, CT) scored with 2:56 remaining to lift the host Engineers past Wentworth Institute of Technology, 1-0, Wednesday night in Alumni Stadium.
September 20, 2017 O’Sullivan’s Hat Trick Sends Field Hockey to 4-1 Road Victory at Johnson & Wales Providence, RI --- Abby O’Sullivan made her first three goals memorable ones as the freshman netted a hat trick to lift WPI to a 4-1 victory over host Johnson & Wales in a non-conference field hockey contest played through wind-swept rain on Wednesday evening. 
September 19, 2017 Klepper Keys Volleyball’s First NEWMAC Win of Season Versus Smith WORCESTER -- Senior Brooke Klepper (Miami Beach, FL) hit .714 with two block assists as WPI defeated Smith, 3-0 (25-23, 25-11, 25-11), in a NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball match Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
September 19, 2017 Vigliotta, Purutyan and Finzel Guide Men's Soccer to 2-0 Shutout of Framingham State WORCESTER -- Anthony Vigliotta and Jivan Purutyan each registered second half goals as WPI blanked visiting Framingham State 2-0 in a non-conference men’s soccer contest played Tuesday evening.
September 18, 2017 Packard Earns NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Weekly Honors Westwood, MA --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) has been named as the NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Co-Runner of the Week. She shares the accolade with Springfield junior Kristen Madeia (Berlin, CT).
September 18, 2017 Beatty Boasts NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week Accolades Westwood, MA --- WPI sophomore Paul Beatty (Halifax, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week.
September 16, 2017 McAllen, Football Rumble Past Becker in Non-Conference Finale WORCESTER – Sophomore Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) scored three touchdowns, and accumulated game-bests of 119 yards on 25 attempts and 85 yards on three receptions, in a 38-0 victory over Becker in the Engineers last non-conference football game on the 2017 schedule.
September 16, 2017 Beatty, Men’s Soccer Bests Babson to Open NEWMAC Campaign Babson Park, MA --- Sophomore Paul Beatty (Halifax, MA) scored twice in less than three minutes early in the second half to help visiting WPI defeat Babson College, 2-1, in NEWMAC men’s soccer action on Saturday afternoon at Hartwell-Rogers Field.
September 16, 2017 Volleyball Edged by Springfield in Five-Set Heartbreaker on the Road Springfield, MA --- The Springfield College women's volleyball team battled to a five-set win over visiting WPI in NEWMAC action on Saturday in venerable Blake Arena.  The Pride prevailed by the scores of 23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 18-25, 15-12.
September 16, 2017 Field Hockey Falls to Wellesley 3-1 in 2017 NEWMAC Debut Wellesley, MA --- Sophomore Hannah Maisano tallied a goal and an assist as Wellesley field hockey opened the NEWMAC  season with a 3-1 victory over visiting WPI on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
September 16, 2017 Hanlon and Ingegneri Lead Men’s Cross Country at Bates Super XC Shootout New Gloucester, ME --- Paced by sophomores Tom Hanlon (Derry, NH) and Avery Ingegneri (Warwick, RI) the WPI men’s cross country team placed third at the Bates Super XC Shootout, which scores the top 10 from each team with the 11th and 12th place runners used for displacement, Saturday at Pineland Farms.
September 16, 2017 Packard Paces Women’s Cross Country at Bates Super XC Shootout New Gloucester, ME --- Sophomore Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) led the WPI women’s cross country team to a third place showing at the Bates Super XC Shootout, which accounts for the top 10 from each team with the 11th and 12th place runners used for displacement, Saturday at Pineland Farms.
September 16, 2017 Clark Edges Women’s Soccer, 1-0, in NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER – Clark junior Alex Pariseau (Millbury, MA) was the offensive difference as the Cougars blanked WPI, 1-0, in the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer opener for both teams. Saturday in Alumni Stadium.  
September 14, 2017 Volleyball Fends Off Five Set Woes in Non-Conference Action Versus Western New England WORCESTER -- Senior Melissa Daigle (Norfolk, MA) and freshman Sarah Kwatinetz (Seattle, WA) were key down the stretch in a 3-2 victory over visiting Western New England in a women’s volleyball contest inside Harrington Auditorium.
September 14, 2017 Late Comeback Falls Short for Women's Soccer in NCAA Tournament Rematch with Trinity Hartford, CT --- The Trinity Bantams posted their first win of the year and their first on the new pitch at Trinity Soccer Field, holding the visiting WPI Engineers without a shot over the game’s first 57 minutes on their way to a 2-1 women’s soccer victory this evening. 
September 13, 2017 Guzzi Scores Twice in 3-1 Field Hockey Triumph at Worcester State WORCESTER -- WPI’s Sabrina Guzzi (Suffield, CT) scored two goals to help guide the Engineers to a 3-1 victory over Worcester State Wednesday evening at Coughlin Field. 
September 13, 2017 Men's Soccer Edged by Nationally-Ranked Brandeis in First OT Waltham, MA --- Senior Mike Lynch (Weymouth, MA) scored a golden goal in the 100th minute Wednesday night to give the host Brandeis men's soccer team a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over WPI on Gordon Field.
September 12, 2017 Worcester State Lances Women's Soccer's Streak in Meeting of 2016 NCAA Teams WORCESTER -- Worcester State University’s sophomore striker Kaitlin Beluzo (E. Longmeadow, MA) netted a hat trick to guide the Lancers to a 3-0 win over WPI, dealing the Engineers their first loss of the season, and third in the past 30 matches, in a Tuesday evening matchup at Coughlin Field.
September 12, 2017 Volleyball Shoulders Three Set Setback to Babson in NEWMAC Opener Babson Park, MA --- Junior Shannon Roseen (Malden, MA) finished with a career-high 15 kills and Babson College hit .256 as a team on its way to defeating visiting WPI, 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-17), in NEWMAC women’s volleyball action on Tuesday night at Staake Gymnasium.
September 8, 2017 WPI Poly Club Inducts Six into Athletics HOF; Abraham Named Harrington Honoree The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee is proud to announce its 35th Class, the Class of 2017. The six newest members were inducted on Friday, September 8th as part of Homecoming Weekend.
September 9, 2017 Bailey, Kaija and Beauton Score in Women’s Soccer’s Homecoming Game WORCESTER -- Senior Mari Bailey (North Providence, RI), and freshmen Lauren Kaija (Reading, VT) and Leah Beauton (Colchester, CT), each scored in a 3-0 WPI triumph over Fitchburg State in a non-conference women’s soccer match Saturday evening in Alumni Stadium.
September 9, 2017 Team Effort Propels Field Hockey Past Elms on Homecoming WORCESTER – WPI received goals by four different scorers while senior Abby King (Fairfield, ME) and the defense helped junior Karen Mushrall (Mariaville, ME) collect her third career shutout in a 4-0 win over visiting Elms in a non-conference field hockey contest Saturday morning in Alumni Stadium as part of Homecoming Weekend.
September 9, 2017 Men's Soccer Nets Three in Second Half to Best Mass Maritime on the Road Buzzards Bay, MA --- Senior Brendan Nemes’ (Kingston, MA) penalty kick conversion in the 80th minute proved to be the game-winner as WPI scored three goals in the final 10:20 of action to notch a 4-1 non-league college men’s soccer victory over Massachusetts Maritime Saturday afternoon at Clean Harbors Stadium.
September 9, 2017 Football Upended by RPI in Transit Trophy Game on Homecoming WORCESTER – Junior Ed Trimpert (Hillsboro, NJ) amassed 234 yards on 11-for-17 passing and five touchdowns and senior Sean Egan (Watervliet, NY) accounted for three of six WPI turnovers as RPI reclaimed the Transit Trophy with a 36-14 victory Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
September 9, 2017 Freshmen Help Fuel Volleyball Split With Wentworth and Mount Ida Boston, MA --- The WPI volleyball team split a trimatch Saturday with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-20) win versus Mount Ida and suffered a five-set setback (27-29, 27-25, 25-14, 18-25, 11-15) to Wentworth.
September 8, 2017 Football Set to Face RPI for the Transit Trophy - What is the Transit Trophy? The 111th meeting between WPI and RPI is set for Saturday at 1pm in Alumni Stadium. The visitors from the Albany area enjoy a 58-47-5 advantage in the series. WPI won last fall 19-7 in Troy and has now claimed the four of seven Transit Trophies games under eighth year head coach Chris Robertson.
September 7, 2017 Women's Soccer's McCrea and Company Blank Framingham State on the Road Framingham, MA --- Led by a pair of goals by Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA), WPI defeated host Framingham State, 4-0, in a road non-conference women's soccer contest at Maple Street Field. Megan Hanshaw
September 7, 2017 Wesleyan Exits Worcester With 1-0 Win Over Men’s Soccer in Non-Conference Action WORCESTER – Wesleyan benefitted from a WPI own goal in a 1-0 decision in a men’s soccer matchup Thursday night in Alumni Stadium.
September 6, 2017 Wetmore Helps Deliver Volleyball’s First Win and Three Setter of 2017 WORCESTER – Freshman Amanda Wetmore (Hudson, NH) led all student-athletes with 16 kills and two block assists to help lead WPI into the win column with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-14) decision over visiting Anna Maria Wednesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
September 5, 2017 Garver's Late Goal Lifts Field Hockey Past Simmons WORCESTER – Senior Izzy Garver (Owls Head, ME) was the offensive difference as WPI defeated Simmons Tuesday night in a non-conference field hockey contest at Alumni Field.
September 5, 2017 Pacheco and Herrington Earn First-Ever NEWMAC Football Weekly Honors Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) and junior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) each claimed one of the first-ever NEWMAC Football Athlete of the Week honors. Pacheco was tabbed as the defensive athlete of the week while Herrington claimed special teams athlete of the week accolades. Springfield senior Jake Eglintine (Ballston Spa, NY) took home offensive athlete of the week laurels.
September 5, 2017 Gomarlo Named NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Sophie Gomarlo (Swanzey, NH) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week.
September 3, 2017 Gomarlo’s Hat-Trick Helps Women’s Soccer Hold Off UMass Dartmouth in Home Opener WORCESTER -- Senior Sophie Gomarlo (Swanzey, NH) netted a hat-trick as the WPI women’s soccer team held off UMass Dartmouth Sunday evening in Alumni Stadium.
September 2, 2017 Peterson’s Early Goal Keys Men’s Soccer Victory at UMass Dartmouth Dartmouth, MA --- Graduate Student Nate Peterson (Mashpee, MA) scored the lone goal in a 1-0 triumph over UMass Dartmouth in a non-conference matchup Saturday.
September 2, 2017 Field Hockey’s Season Opener Spoiled by Salve Regina; Opalka and Hess Net Goals WORCESTER – Salve Regina senior Amber Cody (Pawling, NY) netted a hat-trick, in a 5-2 triumph over host WPI in a non-conference field hockey matchup Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
September 2, 2017 Bakhtyari Named to All-Tournament Team as Volleyball Goes the Distance at City Tournament WORCESTER – All-Tournament Team selection junior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) recorded a pair of double-doubles while WPI was on the wrong side of a pair of five-set matches Saturday as part of the Worcester City Tournament, hosted by Worcester State. The Engineers fell 26-24, 20-25, 25-19, 18-28, 7-15 to the Lancers and 19-25, 26-28, 25-18, 25-23, 13-15 to the Fighting Scots.
September 1, 2017 McAllen Brilliant in Football’s Season Opener Versus Anna Maria WORCESTER -- Sophomore Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) rushed for 246 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead WPI past visiting Anna Maria, 48-0, Friday night in Alumni Stadium.
September 1, 2017 Beatty Has Boot in Both Goals as Men's Soccer Blanks Worcester State WORCESTER -- Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) and Paul Beatty (Halifax, MA) netted second half goals to help WPI knock off crosstown Worcester State 2-0 Friday afternoon in the 2017 opener for both squads.
September 1, 2017 Gomarlo's Golden Goal Gets it Done in Season Opener at Salem State Salem, MA --- Sophie Gomarlo (Swanzey, NH) booted home the game-winner with less than a minute remaining in the first overtime as the WPI Engineers escaped with a 2-1 victory over the Salem State Vikings in the inaugural game of the 2017 season for both teams at Alumni Field on Friday evening. WPI starts 1-0 on the year while Salem State stumbles out of the gate with a one-goal loss.
September 1, 2017 Volleyball Upended in Five-Set Season Opener Versus Gordon WORCESTER – Gordon sophomore Amanda Snyder (San Jose, CA) and junior Mackenzie Hinds (Higganum, CT) each handed in a kill-dig double-double while freshman Ashlyn Gergins (Murrieta, CA) posted an assist-dig double-double in a five set victory at host WPI Friday evening in a non-conference women’s volleyball matchup in Harrington Auditorium. The Engineers claimed the first two sets 25-19 and 25-23 as the Fighting Scots took the last three 25-21, 26-24 and 15-12.
July 20, 2017 WPI Hall of Fame Ticket Information - Induction Slated for Friday, September 8th WORCESTER -- The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee have revealed the inductees for its 35th class, which will be inducted as part of Homecoming Weekend on Friday, September 8th.
August 30, 2017 Women's Cross Country Secures Second Place in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll WESTWOOD, Mass. – The NEWMAC is looking forward to the 2017 Women's Cross Country season after great performances in 2016. After claiming the programs 10 consecutive conference crown last year MIT has been named the preseason favorites with 10 first place votes while WPI follows being slated at No. 2.
August 30, 2017 Men's Cross Country Second in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll WESTWOOD, Mass. – The NEWMAC is looking forward to the 2017 Men's Cross Country season after some great performances shown in 2016. Picking up their 19th consecutive conference crown at the league championships last fall, MIT has been tabbed as the preseason favorites with seven first place votes. After placing second last season, WPI earned the No. 2 nod with one first place vote.
August 30, 2017 Football Third in Inaugural NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll WESTWOOD, Mass. – It is with great excitement that the NEWMAC reveals the first Football Preseason Coaches' Poll as the Inaugural season looks to kick off later this week. After finishing last season at 5-5, Springfield has been tabbed as the preseason favorites receiving six first place votes.
August 29, 2017 WPI Tabbed as Preseason Favorites in NEWMAC Women's Soccer Coaches Poll WESTWOOD, Mass. – After competitive 2016 NEWMAC Women's Soccer season last fall the conference is eager to see what these 11 teams will bring to the table this year. After claiming the programs first NEWMAC crown in program history last year WPI has been tabbed as the preseason favorite with five first place votes. The Engineers finished the regular season at 8-1-1 while they shared the Regular Season Champions honor with No. 2 MIT who earned three first places votes in the poll.
August 29, 2017 Men's Soccer Slotted Sixth in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll WESTWOOD, Mass. – After a riveting 2016 NEWMAC Men's Soccer tournament last fall the NEWMAC is excited to see what 2017 will bring. After claiming the Regular Season Crown in 2016, Babson has been tabbed as the preseason favorites with six first place votes. Reigning Champions, Springfield has been slated at No. 2 with one first place vote.
August 29, 2017 Volleyball Seventh in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll WESTWOOD, Mass. – After an exciting 2016 NEWMAC Volleyball season that saw three teams earn spots in the NCAA Championship tournament the NEWMAC is looking forward to the 2017 season. After claiming the NEWMAC crown last November, MIT has been tabbed as the preseason favorites with eight first place votes. With their Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA tournament, Springfield earned the No. 2 slot with one first place vote.
August 29, 2017 Field Hockey Picked to Finish Eighth in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll WESTWOOD, Mass. – After a competitive 2016 NEWMAC Field Hockey season that boasted an NCAA National Semifinal appearance by Babson the conference is eager to see what 2017 will bring. With a regular season and tournament crown under the belts from last November, Babson has been tabbed as the preseason favorites claiming eight first place votes. After advancing to the title game last year, MIT is slated at No. 2 with one first place vote.
August 25, 2017 Sheehan Elevated to Men's Basketball's Full Time Assistant WORCESTER – WPI Men’s Basketball coach Chris Bartley recently announced Ryan Sheehan has been elevated to the program’s full time assistant coach. Sheehan takes over for Ryan Flynn ’06.
August 23, 2017 T&G WPI Football Preview: Nabeel Tokatli Trades Soccer for Football, Becomes ‘Immovable Object’ as Nose Tackle WORCESTER — At 6-foot-2 and about 200 pounds, Nabeel Tokatli was one of the bigger kids on Doherty High’s soccer team. In fact, his classmate Michael Bahnan said, every time Highlanders football coach Sean Mulcahy saw Tokatli walking down the school’s halls, he would ask him when he was joining his team.
August 15, 2017 Maceiko to Step Aside as Cross Country Coach; Chabot to Assume Head Coaching Role WORCESTER – WPI’s Mike Maceiko announced recently that he is stepping away as head coach of the Engineer Cross Country programs. Director of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics Dana L. Harmon revealed that head track & field coach Brian Chabot will assume cross country head coaching duties while Miles Ketchum, who was previously elevated to full time status, will be the head sprints & hurdles coach and coordinator of track & field.
August 7, 2017 Venditti '16 Signs Professional Contract; Belts Home Run Pomona, NY --- WPI Baseball alumnus Alex Venditti ’16 was recently picked up by the Ottawa Champions of the independent CanAm League. He filled in for Ricky Oropesa, who was retroactively placed on the disabled list as of August 3rd.
August 1, 2017 Track & Field Teams Garner 10th Consecutive USTFCCCA All-Academic Citations New Orleans, LA --- The WPI men’s and women’s track & field teams were honored for their work inside the classroom for the 10th consecutive season while 10 student-athletes were recognized for their academic and athletic achievements by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) during the 2016-17 indoor and/or outdoor campaigns.
July 24, 2017 WPI Athletics Mourns The Passing of Byron Menides Worcester - Long-time WPI professor and assistant coach Byron Menides died peacefully at age 85 from complications of pneumonia at Dodge Park Rest Home. He leaves his wife of 55 years, Laura Jehn-Menides, his son John and daughter Georgia, and many nieces and nephews.
July 17, 2017 Football's Matt Kelly Elevated to Offensive Coordinator WORCESTER – WPI head coach football coach Chris Robertson has announced the promotion of Matt Kelly to offensive coordinator. Kelly replaces Neil Hitchen as a full-time member of Robertson’s staff.
July 6, 2017 Morgan Cooper Tabbed as Swimming & Diving's Full Time Assistant Coach WORCESTER – WPI Swimming & Diving head coach Paul Bennett recently announced the hiring of Morgan Cooper as the program’s first full-time assistant coach.
June 30, 2017 Men’s Rowing Concludes Competition at Reading Town and Henley Royal Regattas Henley-on-Thames, England --- Men’s Rowing’s Varsity Eight qualified for the Temple Challenge Cup at the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta while the freshman four won their event at the Reading Town Regatta this past week.
June 22, 2017 D’Amore Named Academic All-America; Athletic Department Resets Annual Record WORCESTER – WPI biomedical engineering major Brian D’Amore (Medfield, MA) pushed the Engineers over the top as he became the department’s record-breaking seventh College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) Academic All-American of the 2016-17 academic year. The previous record of six was achieved in 2010-11, 2012-13 and 2015-16.
June 20, 2017 Biney on Roster for Exhibition Doubleheader vs USA Softball Junior WNT WORCESTER – WPI rising senior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been selected to play in an exhibition doubleheader Saturday against the USA Softball Junior Women’s National team. Biney is the lone Division III player on the Northeast roster, which was organized by USA Softball Massachusetts.
June 19, 2017 Women's Rowing Competes at 30th Annual Henley Women's Regatta Henley-on-Thames, England --- WPI wrapped up competition at the 30th Henley Women’s Regatta early Saturday morning.
June 8, 2017 North of Boston: Georgetown’s Packard earns All-American status in 800-meter run Worcester Polytechnic Institute freshman Sydney Packard earned All-American honors in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division 3 National Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
June 7, 2017 WPI Women's Rowing Henley Blog by Coach Pat Greetings from Henley-on-Thames England! Coach Pat reporting in my first ever blog attempt. Right now it is 8PM local time, Monday June 5, five hours ahead of EDT, and we are pretty much going on our second full day w/o shuteye (except for a brief nap this afternoon). The women are all settled in at their lovely accommodations on Norman Rd, while Coach Steele and I are in an equally charming home on nearby Queen St, with wonderful hosts. Both properties are right downtown. Travel on Norwegian Air was quite good, huge new Boeing 787, on time. Arrived in Henley around noon today and started the process of settling in. Tomorrow, Coach and I will be busy rigging in the rain, with our first practice at 2PM. The forecast is not all that nice, but, we brought goretex and our hosts have a nice collection of umbrellas.
June 6, 2017 Twice as Nice: Shevchuk Repeats as Academic All-America, Earns Second Nod of '17 WORCESTER – WPI senior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) has been tabbed as an Academic All-America at-large second team selection, as voted upon by select members of the College Sports Information Directors Association of America. The 2016 at-large third teamer was also recently named to the softball first team.
June 6, 2017 Swimming & Diving’s Petri and J. Bauer Tabbed as CoSIDA Academic All-Americans WORCESTER – WPI senior Tim Petri (Eksjö, Sweden) and sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) were named Academic All-America at-large selections, as voted upon by select members of the College Sports Information Directors Association of America. Petri earned second team honors while Bauer landed on the third.
June 2, 2017 Allen and Golden Claim Third CRCA National Scholar Athlete Nod; Nine Others Also Recognized WORCESTER – WPI seniors Audrey Allen (Topsfield, MA) and Jennifer Golden (Norton, MA) earned their third Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete nod while a total of 11 student-athletes were also recognized with the academic honor. All honorees were previously named to the NEWMAC and NIRC All-Academic teams.
June 1, 2017 WPI Finishes Second in NEWMAC Men’s and Women’s Presidents Cup Standings Boston, MA --- For the second consecutive year the WPI men’s and women’s athletic programs placed second in the NEWMAC Presidents Cup. The department also retained the Worcester Cup, presented by the Worcester Telegram and Gazette, which is awarded to the Worcester-area school with the highest overall winning percentage during the academic year, for the ninth consecutive year. The 2016-17 year was highlighted by a NEWMAC tournament title, a trio of regular season titles, two finals appearances and five runner up finishes.
May 30, 2017 Baseball Lands Seven on Worcester Area All-Star Team; Callahan Named COY WORCESTER – WPI skipper Mike Callahan was named Coach of the Year and seven student-athletes were honored as part of the seventh annual Worcester Area Baseball All-Star Team, as recently announced in the Telegram & Gazette
May 27, 2017 Packard Earns All-America and top New England Finish at NCAA Championships Geneva, OH --- WPI Freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) earned All-America status in the 800-meter run Saturday at the NCAA Division III Track & field Championships, hosted by Mount Union at the SPIRE Institute
May 26, 2017 Packard Advances to Saturday’s Title Race, Strangio 17th at NCAA Championships Geneva, OH – Freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) finished second in her 800-meter run heat with another school record run to earn a spot in Saturday’s title race at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships, hosted by Mount Union at the SPIRE Institute.
May 25, 2017 Men’s 4x400 Places 12th at NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships Geneva, OH – The WPI men’s track & field 4x400-meter relay placed 12th Thursday at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Mount Union at the SPIRE Institute.
May 25, 2017 Quartet from Cross Country/Track & Field Programs Named Academic All-District I WORCESTER – Seniors Brian D’Amore (Medfield, MA), Kimberlee Kocienski (Schaghticoke, NY), and Austin Scott (Waddington, NY), and junior Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) were all selected as Academic All District I Cross Country/Track & Field team members as voted upon by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
May 24, 2017 Gallagher Earns NEIBA, ABCA and D3baseball.com All-Region Accolades WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) was honored by the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA), American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and D3baseball.com while four others were also recognized by both of the associations.
May 23, 2017 Gurska and Shevchuk Lauded as CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team Selections WORCESTER -- Seniors Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) have the distinction of being named Academic All-America first team members, as selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). It is the first time in school history there have been two first teamers from the same team.
May 22, 2017 Frederick and Staver Honored Twice as Nine From Track & Field Named USTFCCCA All-Region New Orleans, LA --- Juniors David Frederick (Orono, ME) and Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) earned multiple U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region honors as a total of nine WPI student-athletes were recognized for placing in the top five as an individual or top three as a relay among their peers in New England.
May 20, 2017 Seven from Track & Field Invited to NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships Indianapolis, IN --- WPI Track & Field will be sending five men and two women to the 2017 NCAA Division III Championships which will be hosted by Mount Union Thursday through Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
May 19, 2017 Lohele and Hovermale Feted by NERC and NIRC, 18 Named NIRC All-Academic WORCESTER -- Senior Victoria Loehle (Morganville. NJ) earned back-to-back New England Rowing Championship (NERC) All-Scholar Awards while freshman Christine Hovermale (Alameda, CA) claimed National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) All-Stewards Team laurels as the two organizations recently doled out postseason honors.
May 19, 2017 Regan, Estrella Earn Major Awards from NIRC and NERC, 20 Earn Academic Accolades WORCESTER – Senior Kelsey Regan (Winchendon, MA) earned National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) All-Stewards Team honors and junior Zack Estrella (Berkley, MA) repeated as Men’s Rowing’s New England Rowing Championship (NERC) All-Scholar Award recipient as the two groups recently handed out postseason accolades. Twenty Engineers, including the aforementioned duo, were named to the NIRC All-Academic Team.
May 18, 2017 Three School Records Tumble as Track & Field Makes Final Push for NCAA Invites Cambridge, MA --- Three school records fell as members of the WPI track & field team looked to earn an invitation to the NCAA Division III Championships by way of the Oneonta Final Qualifier and MIT Last Chance Meet.
May 17, 2017 Biney and Phillips Earn Inaugural Worcester Area Softball All-Star Team Top Billing WORCESTER --- WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and freshman Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) were major award winners as a total of five Engineers were recognized as part of the inaugural Worcester Area Softball All-Star Team.
May 16, 2017 Softball’s Biney and LeClaire Named to NFCA Division III All-New England First Team Louisville, KY --- Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-New England first team for the third consecutive season. Sophomore Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) also represented the Engineers on the first team.
May 15, 2017 WPI Athletics Announces 2016-17 Department Award Winners Worcester, MA-- The WPI athletic department recently honored all of its 20 varsity teams which encompasses over 600 student-athletes at its annual awards banquet. During the festivities, 11 student-athletes were presented with major awards. These accolades highlight some of the best varsity student-athletes at WPI who excel both in the classroom and in their respective sports.
May 13, 2017 Track & Field Collects Five All-NE Nods, Two School Records at All-New England's All-Divisions Williamstown, MA --- The WPI Track & Field team turned in five All-New England performances, two school records and a number of career and season bests as the men tied for 25th and the women tied for 28th at the NEICAAA New England Outdoor Championship Saturday at Williams.
May 12, 2017 Men’s Rowing Varsity Eight Earns Bronze, Noble Named NIRC Coach of the Year WORCESTER -- WPI Men's Rowing Varsity Eight and Third Varsity Eight claimed bronze at the National Invitational Rowing Championships Friday on Lake Quinsigamond. At the conclusion of the event, head coach Larry Noble was named the NIRC Coach of the Year.
May 12, 2017 Women's Rowing Eighth at National Invitational Rowing Championships WORCESTER -- The WPI Women's Rowing Varsity Eight finished eighth at the National Invitational Rowing Championships Friday on Lake Quinsigamond. It was also the first time the nationally-ranked Engineers fielded four boats in the competition.
May 11, 2017 Men’s Swimming & Diving Trio Claims CoSIDA Academic All-District I Accolades WORCESTER – Seniors Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and Tim Petri (Eksjö, Sweden), and sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) have garnered Academic All-District I accolades, as voted upon by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The trio moves on to the national ballot for All-America consideration.
May 11, 2017 Field Hockey’s Shevchuk and Swimming & Diving’s Day Repeat as Academic All-District I WORCESTER – Field Hockey senior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) and Women's Swimming & Diving junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) each earned their second Academic All-District I at-large team nod, as selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The duo is now eligible for Academic All-America honors.
May 10, 2017 Five Spring Student-Athletes Named to Inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team Boston, MA --- Five WPI spring student-athletes were named to the inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team, as announced as part of the league's revamped postseason award program.
May 8, 2017 Phillips Named NEWMAC Softball Rookie of the Year; Four Engineers Tabbed All-NEWMAC Boston, MA --- Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) was named the NEWMAC Softball Rookie of the Year and named to the All-NEWMAC Second Team while Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) claimed a spot on the All-Conference First Team following voting by the league's head coaches. Cassie Graca (Somerset, MA) joined Phillips on the All-Conference Second Team.
May 8, 2017 Callahan Repeats as NEWMAC Baseball Coach of the Year; Four Named All-Conference Boston, MA --- Four members of the WPI baseball team were named NEWMAC All-Conference and skipper Mike Callahan was selected as the NEWMAC Baseball Coach of the Year by his peers following the regular season. Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA), Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) and Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) made the first team as Anthony Capuano (Stoneham, MA) headlined the second team.
May 7, 2017 Softball Trio Collects More Academic All-District Citations, as Selected by CoSIDA WORCESTER -- Senior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) earned repeat nods while senior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) earned her first distinction for softball as the trio was named to the Academic All-District I Softball team as voted upon by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. All three advance to the Academic All-America ballot.
May 7, 2017 Baseball's Capuano and Tropeano Collect CoSIDA Academic All-District I Honors WORCESTER – Graduate student Anthony Capuano (Stoneham, MA) and sophomore Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) were recently named to the Academic All-District I Team, as voted upon by College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) members in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. It is Tropeano’s first year of eligibility while Capuano, who also earned accolades as a sophomore, takes home his second. They are now under consideration for Academic All-America laurels.
May 6, 2017 NEW ENGLAND CHAMPIONS: Men's Rowing Varsity Eight Secures Regional Title WORCESTER -- The WPI Men's Rowing Varsity Eight captured its first New England Rowing Championship in 38 years Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond. The Novice Four also tasted victory.
May 6, 2017 Women's Rowing's Varsity Eight Dominates Petite Final at New Englands WORCESTER -- Women's Rowing's nationally-ranked Varsity Eight dominated the petite final with a time of 7:38.194 to finish seventh overall at the New England Rowing Championships Saturday evening on Lake Quinsigamond.
May 6, 2017 Women’s Track & Field Sixth at DIII NE Championships, Accumulates Nine All-Region Nods Williamstown, MA --- Led by a school-record performance by junior Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA), seven individuals and two relays earned All-New England status as the team tied for sixth place out of 32 scoring teams at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor New England Track & Field Championships, hosted by Williams.
May 6, 2017 Men’s Track & Field Posts Eight All-Region Performances, Places Eighth at DIII NE Champs. Williamstown, MA --- The 4x100-meter relay set a school record while the 4x800 and two individuals earned silver to highlight Men’s Track & Field’s eight-place performance at the 2017 NCAA Division III New England Championships at Williams.
May 4, 2017 Medino Shines as Top-Seeded Softball Edged by Babson in NEWMAC Elimination Game WORCESTER -- Freshmen Jacqueline Paul (Burlington, NJ) drove in the game-winning run and Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, FL) struck out eight in a complete-game victory as fourth-seeded Babson eliminated host and top-seeded WPI from the 2017 NEWMAC Softball Championship, 1-0 (8 inn.), Thursday evening on Rooftop Field.
April 29, 2017 Survive & Advance: Softball Staves Off Elimination Twice on Day 2 of NEWMAC Championships WORCESTER -- Top-seeded WPI won a pair of elimination games Saturday to remain in the hunt for back-to-back NEWMAC Softball Championships as the Engineers defeated Wellesley, 14-1 (5 inn.), and Wheaton, 5-1, on Rooftop Field.
April 29, 2017 Hovermale, McNamara and Loukola Shine As Women's Rowing Places Second at NEWMACs WORCESTER -- The WPI trio of Christine Hovermale , Kinsey McNamara and Jasmine Loukola were named first team All-NEWMAC as the Engineers were second overall at the NEWMAC Women’s Rowing Championships hosted Saturday by Clark on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 29, 2017 Strangio Helps Lead Women's Track & Field to Third Straight NEWMAC Runner Up Finish Cambridge, MA --- Junior Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) was a double winner and freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) set a school record as the WPI women’s track & field team placed second for the third consecutive year at the NEWMAC Championships. The 4x400-meter relay also earned gold, as did junior Jasmine Higuera Castillo (Riverside, CA).
April 29, 2017 Staver and Gaziano Strike Gold as Men's Track & Field Takes Second at NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- Junior Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) won the 400-meter dash and freshman Fabian Gaziano (Wilbraham, MA) captured the 110-meter hurdles as WPI placed second as a team at the 2017 NEWMAC Track & Field Championships. It is the sixth year in-a-row the Engineers have been the runner up at the event.
April 29, 2017 Baseball Swept by Hot-Hitting MIT in NEWMAC Semifinal Series WORCESTER -- MIT scored in each of the final seven innings of the opening game to pull away for a 17-9 victory and then put up four runs in the top of the ninth inning to go ahead late in a 9-5 win in a back-and-forth nightcap as the fifth-seeded Engineers swept their NEWMAC Baseball Semifinal best-of-three series versus top seed and host WPI in a doubleheader played Saturday afternoon at Clark.
April 29, 2017 Men's Rowing Bests Boston College to Retain McCarthy/McGee Challenge Cup WORCESTER -- WPI men's rowing won three of four contested races on Saturday, including the Varsity Eight, which defeated Boston College in the McCarthy/McGee Challenge Cup. The Engineers now hold a 3-2 edge over the Eagles in Cup titles.
April 28, 2017 Stock, Fourth-Seeded Babson Rise Past Top-Seeded Softball in NEWMAC Tournament WORCESTER -- Freshman Brooke Stock (Fort Lauderdale, FL) did not allow a hit the first time through the order and struck out three with the bases loaded in the bottom of the fifth as fourth-seeded Babson upset top-seeded WPI, 4-1, Friday evening in the nightcap of a NEWMAC Softball Championship twinbill on Rooftop Field.
April 27, 2017 60 WPI Spring Student-Athletes Achieve NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Status Boston, MA --- Led by 15 three-time honorees, 60 WPI spring student-athletes across five sports achieved NEWMAC Academic All-Conference status. Women's Rowing led the conference while Baseball and Women's Track & Field tied for the top spot on their lists while the track programs boasted 16 selections each.
April 26, 2017 Capuano and Lacroix Lift Baseball Past Johnson & Wales in Regular Season Finale Northboro, MA --- Graduate student Anthony Capuano (Stoneham, MA) snapped a 3-3 stalemate with a 2-RBI single and junior Evan Lacroix (Methuen, MA), who batted 3-for-4, followed with another run producing single in the seventh to lead WPI past Johnson & Wales, 6-3, in a non-conference matchup Wednesday at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 24, 2017 Varsity Eight Earns Program’s First-Ever NEWMAC Women’s Rowing Boat of the Week Award Boston, MA --- WPI has earned NEWMAC Women’s Rowing Boat of the Week honors for the first time in the four years it has been handed out.
April 24, 2017 Gurska and Arpin Earn Final NEWMAC Softball Weekly Accolades of 2017 Boston, MA --- WPI senior catcher Linday Gurska (Revere, MA) and junior pitcher Casey Arpin (Uxbridge, MA) have been tabbed as the NEWMAC Softball Athlete and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. The last WPI battery to accomplish the feat were Gurska and Clare Doolin ’16 for the week ending April 17, 2016.
April 24, 2017 Women’s Track & Field’s 4x400-Meter Relay Reels in NEWMAC Weekly Accolades Boston, MA --- The WPI women’s track and Field 4x400-meter relay was selected as the NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week. It is the first quartet since last year’s 4x100-meter relay was feted for the week ending April 3, 2016. It is also the first relay other than the 4x100 to claim the award, which also earned it twice in 2015.
April 23, 2017 Softball Captures Second Consecutive NEWMAC Regular Season Title With Sweep of MIT WORCESTER – Freshman Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) struck out five in a five-hit shutout in game one while freshman Cassie Graca (Somerset, MA) and senior Kristin Gallagher (Coventry, RI) each batted 2-for-3 with an RBI in game two as WPI swept MIT, 2-0 and 4-3, in the NEWMAC softball regular season finale Sunday on Rooftop Field.
April 23, 2017 Men's Rowing Claims Baker Cup for 12th Straight Year, Third Varsity Eight Earns Gold WORCESTER -- The WPI Men's Rowing Varsity Eight defeated Tufts for the 12th consecutive year in the Baker Cup Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 23, 2017 Women's Rowing 2nd and 3rd Varsity Eight Win as V8 Places 2nd in Bernie Brown Cup WORCESTER -- The Second and Third Varsity Eights won their races while the WPI Women's Rowing Varsity Eight was second in the Bernie Brown Cup versus Tufts Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 22, 2017 Baseball Splits With Springfield, Boasts Third Consecutive NEWMAC West Division Title Springfield, MA --- The WPI Baseball team split a pair of games with Springfield Saturday and secured the NEWMAC West division title for the third consecutive season. The Pride earned a 4-3 win over WPI before falling to the Engineers, 11-4, in the second leg of the doubleheader at Berry-Allen Field.
April 22, 2017 Regionally-Ranked Softball and Babson Each Claim a Win in NEWMAC Twinbill Babson Park, MA --- Babson and WPI split their NEWMAC softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers pulled away for a 13-1 win in the opener before the Beavers rallied a 4-0 game-two victory.
April 22, 2017 4x400-Meter Relay Resets Record as Women’s Track & Field Competes at Springfield Springfield, MA --- The WPI women’s track & field team saw the 4x400 record fall and the 5,000-meter run record nearly broken as the Engineers competed at the Springfield College Classic on Saturday.
April 22, 2017 Kelly Wins Twice to Lead Men’s Track and Field at Springfield College Classic Springfield, MA --- Junior Andrew Kelly (Medford, MA) collected a pair of victories for WPI as Men’s Track & Field took part in Saturday’s Springfield College Classic.
April 22, 2017 All Three Men's Varsity Eights Claim Gold in Regatta Featuring Trinity, Colby, Ithaca and UNH WORCESTER -- The Varsity Eight posted a sub-six minute time to win its race while the Second and Third Varsity Eight, and the Novice Four claimed gold in Saturday's regatta that included Trinity, Colby, Ithaca, Conn. College and the University of New Hampshire club team.
April 22, 2017 Women's Rowing Third Varsity Eight Victorious in Regatta Featuring Five Ranked Teams WORCESTER --- The Third Varsity Eight tasted victory Saturday morning as WPI Women's Rowing welcomed No. 5 Ithaca, No. 12 Colby, No. 10 William Smith, No. 14 Trinity, Conn. College and the UNH club team to Lake Quinsigamond.
April 21, 2017 Springfield Stuns Baseball in NEWMAC West Weekend Series Opener Northboro, MA --- Freshman Chad Shade (Pittsfield, MA) belted two home runs and walked twice to account for four RBI and five runs scored in a 14-6 Springfield victory over host WPI Friday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 20, 2017 Jennifer Toland: Kristin and Steven Gallagher Sparkle on WPI Diamonds Everything was a contest in Kristin and Steven Gallagher’s childhood home, whether it was who could race to the top of the stairs faster, who got better grades, or which sibling had more hits in their game.
April 20, 2017 Softball's Meeting With MIT on Hold Until Sunday; WPI Fifth in Initial NCAA Regional Rankings WORCESTER – Friday’s home NEWMAC doubleheader with MIT has been postponed until Sunday at 1pm.
April 19, 2017 Biney and LeClaire Enjoy 4-for-4 Performances in Softball’s Sweep of Becker WORCESTER -- Junior Ama Biney batted 4-for-4 in game one while sophomore Renee LeClaire did the same in game two as WPI defeated Becker, 9-1 (5 inn.) and 14-0 (5 inn.) Wednesday afternoon on Rooftop Field. Freshman Mackenzie Phillips spun a two-hit shutout in the nightcap.
April 19, 2017 Howard’s Hot Bat Boosts Baseball Past Becker in Non-Conference Showdown Northboro, MA --- Freshman David Larson drove in what proved to be the game-winning run while junior Matt Howard batted 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI in WPI Baseball’s 5-3 triumph over Becker Wednesday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 19, 2017 WPI Baseball to Participate in Coaches vs. Cancer Initiative This Weekend WORCESTER - The WPI baseball team and coach Mike Callahan will team up with the American Cancer Society and participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer initiative this weekend.
April 18, 2017 Baseball Charges Past MIT Behind Battery of D’Agostino and Lindner Northboro, MA --- Junior Steven D'Agostino (Worcester, MA) struck out eight in a solid seven-inning start and sophomore battery mate Austin Lindner (W. Windsor, NJ) batted 4-for-5 with a pair of RBI and a run scored to lead WPI past MIT 12-4 Tuesday afternoon in the NEWMAC divisional crossover game at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 18, 2017 Phillips and Graca Shine as Softball Takes Two From Westfield State Westfield, MA --- Freshman Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) allowed only three hits and struck out four in game one and freshman Cassie Graca (Somerset, MA) batted 4-for-5 with two stolen bases, two RBI and two runs scored in game two as WPI took two from Westfield State in a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday afternoon.
April 18, 2017 Packard Pockets NEWMAC Women's Track Weekly Honor Boston, MA --- WPI freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) has earned NEWMAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week laurels.
April 18, 2017 Scott’s Elite Run Results in NEWMAC Men’s Track Athlete Accolades Boston, MA --- WPI senior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) broke a 16-year old record en route to being selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Track Athlete of the Week.
April 18, 2017 LeClaire Tabbed NEWMAC Softball Co-Athlete of the Week Boston, MA --- WPI sophomore Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) has been named the NEWMAC Softball Co-Athlete of the Week along with Wellesley senior Kendra Coleman (Scottsdale, AZ). It is the program’s first weekly accolade of the season.
April 18, 2017 Gallagher Earns NEWMAC and D3baseball.com Weekly Honors Boston, MA --- WPI sophomore Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week and has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Baseball Co-Athlete of the Week.
April 17, 2017 Three Homers, Four Double Plays Highlight Baseball’s 11-4 Marathon Monday Win at Babson Babson Park, MA --- Ryan Tropeano, Nick Comei and Anthony Capuano all amassed three hits and the WPI defense turned four double plays as the Crimson and Gray went on the road and defeated Babson 11-4 in a NEWMAC baseball contest played Monday morning.
April 15, 2017 Softball Ascends to the Top of NEWMAC Standings With Saturday Sweep of Wellesley WORCESTER – WPI softball went charging into first place in the NEWMAC standings with a doubleheader win over Wellesley on Saturday afternoon at Rooftop Field as the Engineers have now won eight consecutive games.
April 15, 2017 Gallagher's Four Homers Powers Baseball to NEWMAC Sweep of Coast Guard Northboro, MA – Sophomore Steven Gallagher had a career day at the plate, hitting four home runs to lead an offensive display by WPI in a Saturday Senior Day sweep over Coast Guard. The Engineers won, 22-4, in the opener and then later held on for a 12-10 victory out at New England Baseball Complex. WPI swept the three-game series against the Bears and won its sixth straight game to improve to 20-8 and a NEWMAC West-leading 9-3 in the conference.
April 15, 2017 Women’s Rowing Second in Donahue Cup, Earns Silver in All Four Races WORCESTER -- WPI was the runner up in all four races as Women's Rowing contested the Donahue Cup Saturday morning on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 15, 2017 Men’s Rowing Second & Third Varsity Eight Earn Top Billing; 1V8 Runner Up in Donahue Cup WORCESTER -- The WPI Second and Third Varsity Eight picked up victories and the Varsity Eight took second in the Donahue Cup as Men's Rowing hosted MIT, Williams, University of Rochester and Connecticut College Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 14, 2017 Men’s Track & Field Wins Friday Night Meet; Scott Breaks Record at Elite Distance Event New London, CT --- WPI Men’s Track & Field propelled by five victories, defeated Coast Guard and Springfield Friday. The Engineers racked up 166 points followed by the Bears with 124 and the Pride with 95. Over at Connecticut College Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) broke the 5,000-meter run school record during the elite distance portion of the two-day Silfen Track & Field Invitational Friday night.
April 14, 2017 Women’s Track & Field Records Fall at Conn. College, Claims Seven Events at Coast Guard New London, CT --- Freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) and junior Abby McAdams (Montville, CT) each broke a record at the Siflin Elite Distance and Multi-Event meet while the WPI women’s track & field team collected seven victories and placed third in a competitive Friday meet with Coast Guard and Springfield. The host Bears won with 131 points as the Pride picked up 129 and the Engineers totaled 124.
April 14, 2017 Softball Wins Game One Late, Scores Early and Often in Game Two at Smith Northampton, MA --- Freshman Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) pitched a two-hit shutout and junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) broke open a scoreless game with an RBI triple in the opener while sophomore Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) was one of three Engineers to notch a trio of hits in game two as WPI defeated host Smith, 4-0 and 15-4 (5 inn.), Friday afternoon in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader.
April 14, 2017 Larson and Howard Launch Home Runs in NEWMAC Victory at Coast Guard New London, CT -- Freshman David Larson (Port Tobacco, MD) hit the first two home runs of his career and drove in five runs while junior Matt Howard (Worcester, MA) was 3-for-3 with two doubles, a homer and three RBI leading WPI to a 15-8 win over Coast Guard in the opener of a three-game NEWMAC West weekend series. Game two and three are set for tomorrow at the New England Baseball Complex beginning at noon.
April 13, 2017 Early Runs, Late Pitching Sends Baseball to NEWMAC Road Win at Emerson Brockton, MA --- Nick Comei and Anthony Capuano combined for eight runs batted in and relief pitchers Dan Bettigole, Mike Duclos got the final 10 outs as WPI held onto to defeat host Emerson 13-12 in a NEWMAC baseball game played Thursday afternoon at Campanelli Stadium.
April 12, 2017 Phillips and Saucier Stymie Clark in Midweek NEWMAC Pair on Rooftop Field WORCESTER --- Freshman Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) tied her career high of 10 strikeouts in a complete-game shutout while the WPI offense scored 13 runs on 10 hits in game one and then teamed with junior Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) for a combined shutout in game two of a NEWMAC Softball set Wednesday evening on Rooftop Field. The Engineers took the opener 13-0 in five and the nightcap 3-0.
April 11, 2017 Lacroix Leads Baseball Past MIT in Tuesday Afternoon NEWMAC Crossover Clash Cambridge, MA --- Junior Evan Lacroix (Methuen, MA) batted 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored, including what proved to be the game-winner, as WPI went on the road to defeat industry rival MIT 7-3 Tuesday afternoon in a NEWMAC divisional crossover baseball game at Fran O’Brien Field.
April 11, 2017 Softball Edges in Extras Then Runs Past Worcester State in Return to Sweeping Ways WORCESTER -- The WPI Engineers came away with two wins to improve their record to 14-10 as they downed the Lancers by scores of 8-7 (8 inn.) and 12-1 (5 inn.) in a Tuesday afternoon twinbill, hosted by Worcester State (5-13) at Rockwood Park.
April 10, 2017 Men’s Track & Field’s 4x100-meter Relay Earns NEWMAC Weekly Honor Boston, MA --- WPI Men’s Track & Field’s 4x100 has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week.
April 9, 2017 Men's Rowing Knocks Off Reigning New England Champ in Head-to-Head Competition WORCESTER -- The WPI Men's Rowing Varsity Eight defeated Bates, the reigning New England Champion, in a head-to-head regatta Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 9, 2017 May and LeClaire Perfect at the Plate in Game One of Softball Split With Emerson WORCESTER – Junior RiAnna May (Westminster, CO) and sophomore Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) went 3-for-3 in game one and sophomore Kallista Leonardos (El Granada, CA) batted 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, three RBI - including the go-ahead hit by pitch - and three runs scored in game two as WPI and Emerson each earned a win Sunday in the NEWMAC softball doubleheader on Rooftop Field. The Engineers raced out to a 13-1 decision in six innings while the Lions held off the hosts for an 11-9 victory in the nightcap.
April 9, 2017 Women's Rowing Third in Regatta Featuring Quartet of Nationally-Ranked Teams WORCESTER -- All four of WPI Women's Rowing Entries Placed third in a regatta featuring four nationally-ranked teams Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond. The conditions were great with a light cross-tail wind.
April 8, 2017 Grant a Double Winner as Women's Track & Field Repeats as Amherst Spring Fling Champs Amherst, MA --- Two relays and four individuals handed in winning performances to help the WPI Women?s Track and Field team secure the Amherst Spring Fling crown on Saturday.
April 8, 2017 Fleury Helps Fuel Men's Track & Field's Second Consecutive Amherst Spring Fling Title Amherst, MA --- Four individuals and two relays won their respective events as the WPI Men’s Track and Field captured the team title Saturday at the Amherst Spring Fling.
April 8, 2017 Howard, Gallagher Homer as Baseball Claims Doubleheader Split Versus Clark Northboro, MA --- WPI baseball exploded at the plate, getting home runs from Matt Howard and Steven Gallagher on Saturday afternoon at New England Baseball Complex as the Engineers salvaged the final game of a weekend series against Clark with a 15-5 victory.
April 8, 2017 Men's Rowing Retains Class of 2003 Cup, Enjoys Saturday Sweep in Spring Opener WORCESTER -- The WPI men's rowing team struck gold in all four races and retained the Class of 2003 Cup in a home regatta Saturday with Colby, UMass Amherst, Wesleyan and Hamilton on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 8, 2017 Women's Rowing Second in Jennifer McLauglin Cup; Fourth Varsity Eight Defeats Smith WORCESTER -- The WPI women's rowing team came home second in the Jennifer McLaughlin Cup, and third overall, in the Varsity Eight and the Fourth Varsity Eight claimed gold in the spring opener Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 7, 2017 Late Surge Sends Clark by Baseball in Opener of Three-Game NEWMAC Set WORCESTER -- Clark scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth and the host Cougars took game one of a three-game series with WPI 8-5 in NEWMAC baseball action on Friday afternoon. The two teams will complete their series on Saturday as the Engineers host a noon doubleheader at the New England Baseball Complex in Northboro.
April 7, 2017 Friday and Saturday’s Softball Games Postponed; Rooftop Slated to Open Sunday WORCESTER – Softball’s home games slated for Friday and Saturday have been rescheduled.
April 5, 2017 Saucier Deals In Game One to Guarantee Split in Softball DH With Fitchburg State Norton, MA --- Junior Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) struck out nine in a one-hitter and sophomore Maddie Medina (Pelham, NH) launched the game-winning home run in game two as WPI and Fitchburg State each won a game in a non-conference softball doubleheader that was played Wednesday at Wheaton. The Engineers took the opener 8-0 in six and the Falcons claimed the second game 3-2.
April 5, 2017 Baseball Falls to Worcester State; Engineers & Lancers Utilize 50 Student-Athletes in Game Northboro, MA --- Freshman Dezmond Aguirre (Springfield, MA) drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the fourth to help key a 13-2 Worcester State win over host WPI in a non-conference contest Wednesday at the New England Baseball Complex. Between the two squads, 50 student-athletes, including 15 pitchers, took part in the game as WPI accounted for 27 and WSU totaled 23.
April 4, 2017 Rain Pushes Baseball's Road Game at Emerson to Thursday, April 13 WORCESTER -- Tuesday’s rain has postponed this afternoon’s baseball game at Emerson. The two teams will now play on Thursday, April 13 at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton. First pitch will remain at 3:30pm.
April 3, 2017 May Contributes on Four of Last Six Runs to Key NEWMAC Split With Springfield Springfield, MA --- Springfield split a doubleheader with visiting WPI in a battle among the NEWMAC's top softball teams. The Pride, which is currently ranked No. 24 according to the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) National Poll, came from behind to win the first game, 4-3, before the Engineers rallied in game two to defeat Springfield College, 8-4.
April 3, 2017 Vaitkunas Victorious For Baseball in Duel, Howard & Capuano Hit Back-to-Back Homers Babson Park, MA --- WPI senior Mike Vaitkunas (Auburn, MA) and Babson junior Teddy Carey (Upton, MA) dueled through seven complete while the Engineers exploded for five runs, highlighted by a three-run rocket by junior Matt Howard (Worcester, MA), in the top of the ninth to key an 8-2 victory over host Babson Monday afternoon at Govoni Field.
April 3, 2017 Rives Pockets NEWMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week Accolades Boston, MA --- WPI sophomore righty Doug Rives (Bethany, CT) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week. He is the first Boynton Hiller to secure the honor since teammate Steven D’Agostino following the 2016 spring break trip. MIT junior Garrett Greenwood took home the league’s athlete of the week accolades.
April 3, 2017 D3Week: WPI Hosts Central Massachusetts Special Olympic Basketball Community Games WORCESTER -- The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at WPI hosted a very special event Sunday, March 26. The Special Olympics of Central Massachusetts Basketball Community Games were held in the campus Sports and Recreation Center.
April 2, 2017 Graca and Biney Boost Offense as Softball Takes Two From Coast Guard New London, CT --- Freshman Cassie Graca (Somerset, MA) was 3-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in game one while junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) batted 2-for-3 with three RBI and two runs scored and classmate Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) struck out eight in a complete game effort in game two as WPI took two from host Coast Guard in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader Sunday afternoon at Nitchman Field.
April 2, 2017 Track & Field’s Higuera Castillo Wins 10K at Tufts Snowflake Classic Medford, MA --- Junior Jasmine Higuera Castillo (Riverside, CA) and senior Nathan Stomberg (W. Greenwich, RI) kicked off the outdoor portion of the 2016-17 WPI Track & Field campaign Sunday morning in the 10K at the Tufts Snowflake Classic.
April 1, 2017 Eagle-Tribune: Beast With a Bat WORCESTER — Nick Comei was just nine outs away from helping WPI claim its first East College Athletic Conference Division 3 title since 2009.
March 31, 2017 No Foolin’ - WPI Announces Wholesale Schedule Changes For March 31 – April 3 WORCESTER – Due to the weather and anticipated field conditions the following changes have been made to the schedule.
March 30, 2017 Lindner Laced to Lift Baseball Past Fitchburg State in 6-5 Walkoff Win Northboro, MA --- Sophomore Austin Lindner (W. Windsor, NJ) was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth to deliver WPI’s 6-5 walkoff win versus visiting Fitchburg State in a non-conference baseball contest Thursday at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 30, 2017 Softball's Friday Twinbill at Springfield Postponed; New Date and Time TBA WORCESTER – Tomorrow’s NEWMAC Softball doubleheader at Springfield has been postponed.
March 29, 2017 Arpin, Juarez & LeClaire Shine in Darkness Shortened Game to Secure Softball Split Amherst, MA --- Junior Casey Arpin (Uxbridge, MA) scattered three hits over 4 2/3 in relief and sophomore Kylie Juarez (Elk Grove, CA) knocked in the game-winning run as WPI split a non-conference softball doubleheader Wednesday afternoon at Amherst. The Purple and White won the opener 7-5 and the Engineers held off the darkness for an 8-4 victory in five innings.
March 28, 2017 Baseball Dodges Emerson, Rain; Rives Reaches Career-Best in Strikeouts Northboro, MA --- Sophomore Doug Rives (Bethany, CT) struck out a career-high nine batters as WPI defeated Emerson, 7-4, in a NEWMAC baseball divisional crossover game Tuesday at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 28, 2017 More Softball Schedule Changes Revealed WORCESTER – Weather and field conditions have forced more changes to the WPI Softball schedule.
March 27, 2017 Tyler Marsh Paces Engineers With Four New England Wrestling Association Accolades Middletown, CT --- Tyler Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA) was named the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Co-Rookie of the year as eight Engineers were honored for their work on the mat and an association-best 22 were recognized for their performance in the classroom. Southern Maine’s Peter Del Gallo was the other rookie selection.
March 27, 2017 Comei Garners Second NEWMAC Baseball Player of the Week Award BOSTON -- WPI senior Nick Comei has been selected as the NEWMAC Baseball Player of the Week. It marks the second time in three weeks the senior shortstop has received the honor. Emerson’s Henry Schwartz shared top billing Monday with Comei as the junior was named the conference’s Pitcher of the Week.
March 25, 2017 WPI Athletics Mourns the Loss of William F. “Tuna” Trask William Foley Trask, who directed WPI’s career office for more than three decades and who is remembered by multiple generations of WPI students as a trusted confidant, wise advisor, and loyal friend, died on March 25, 2017, at the age of 87.
March 25, 2017 Fifth-Inning Surge Secures Split in Softball's NEWMAC Opening Twinbill at Wheaton Norton, MA --- WPI used a six-run fifth inning in game two to key a NEWMAC softball split with Wheaton Saturday at Clark Field. The Lyons took game one by a score of 3-1 and the Engineers claimed a 7-2 victory in the nightcap.
March 25, 2017 Crazy Eights: Baseball Scores Eight in the Eighth to Win Second Game of NEWMAC DH vs Wheaton Northboro, MA --- Sophomore Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) batted 4-for-5 and freshman Tyrone Patterson (Upper Marlboro, MD) highlighted an eight run eighth inning in game two as WPI and Wheaton each won a game Saturday at the New England Baseball Complex. The Engineers rebounded from a 10-5 loss to secure an 11-8 victory. Junior Brady Furdon (Natick, MA) struck out a career-high 10 batters in game one while classmate Chris Ruocco (Lexington, MA) batted 6-for-8 with a walk, a pair of RBI and five runs scored on the day for Wheaton.
March 24, 2017 Baseball Uses a Fresh Arm in Every Inning en Route to 4-1 Triumph Over Brandeis Northboro, MA --- Senior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) continued his outstanding week with a pair of extra-base hits to lead WPI past Brandeis in a non-conference baseball game Friday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 23, 2017 Women’s Basketball’s Biney and Dunphy Feted by NEWBA Springfield, MA --- Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) were recently honored by the New England Women’s Baseball Association. Biney was tabbed as a First Team All-Region selection while Dunphy received an invite to the organization’s annual Senior All-Star Classic.
March 22, 2017 The Daily Item: WPI Softball Guided by Revere's Gurska Last season was a special one for Revere’s Lindsay Gurska and the WPI softball team.
March 21, 2017 Comei’s Career Day Helps Propel Baseball Past Nichols in Worcester County Showdown Northboro, MA --- Senior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) enjoyed a 5-for-5 day, including his 25th career double and fifth career home run as WPI held off visiting Nichols 11-7 Tuesday in a non-conference contest at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 20, 2017 Scales Tip in Baseball’s Favor, Gallagher, Capuano and Comei Key Offense in Comeback Northboro, MA --- Freshman Keith Scales (Upper Marlboro, MD) scattered four hits over seven innings of relief and senior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) connected on what proved to be the game-winning home run in a 9-7 victory over visiting Gordon Monday at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 20, 2017 Softball’s Home Opener on Hold WORCESTER – WPI Softball’s hope opener originally scheduled for Tuesday versus Fitchburg State has been postponed until next Tuesday. First pitch remains at 3:30pm.
March 18, 2017 Men’s Swimming & Diving Enjoys Successful Saturday, 16th Place Finish at NCAAs Shenandoah, TX --- All three WPI entries earned honorable mention All-America accolades on the final day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships at the CISD Natatorium.
March 17, 2017 Jack Bauer, Tim Petri Highlight NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships Day 3 Shenandoah, TX --- Sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) earned All-America honors in the 100-yard backstroke on the third day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships being held at the Conroe ISD Natatorium.
March 17, 2017 Tropeano and Capuano's Round-Trippers Key Baseball's Triumph in Home Opener Northboro, MA --- WPI sophomore Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) broke the game open with a three-run inside the park home run in a 10-3 non-league triumph over visiting Mass. Maritime Friday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 17, 2017 Ama Biney Named WACBA Women’s Player of the Year, All-Noontime Sports Honoree WORCESTER – WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) was unanimously selected as the Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) Women’s Player of the Year. The voting was conducted by the sports information departments from the nine four-year schools in Worcester County, including Assumption and Holy Cross, as well as three members of the local media.
March 16, 2017 A. Bauer and Record-Setting 400 Medley Relay Earn Honorable Mention All-America Accolades Shenandoah, TX --- Two more records were set Thursday night as the WPI men took part in the second day of the 2017 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships at the Conroe ISD Natatorium.
March 16, 2017 Shevchuk Leads Field Hockey to 13th Consecutive NFHCA National Academic Team Award Chandler, AZ --- Senior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) claimed her fourth National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Scholar of Distinction honor while 10 others were also named to the National Academic Squad and the team earned its 13th consecutive National Academic Team Award.
March 15, 2017 Records Fall as Men’s Swimming & Diving’s 200-Yard Medley Relay Places Sixth at NCAAs Shenandoah, TX --- The 200-yard Medley Relay finished sixth at the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships being held at the CISD Natatorium.
March 15, 2017 Old Man Winter Forces Additional Changes to the Baseball Schedule WORCESTER -- Tuesday’s snowstorm, combined with a forecast that features cold temperatures and possibility more snow, has forced a pair of changes to the WPI baseball schedule.
March 14, 2017 Swimming & Diving’s Petri Named WPI’s First-Ever NCAA Elite 90 Recipient Shenandoah, TX --- Senior Tim Petri (Eksjö, Sweden) has the distinction of becoming the first WPI student-athlete to earn the NCAAs coveted Elite 90 Award, as announced at the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships banquet Tuesday night.
March 14, 2017 Biney Becomes First D3hoops.com All-Region Selection in Program History Minneapolis, MN --- Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been tabbed as the first D3hoops.com Women’s Basketball All-Northeast Team selection in program history. The local product was named to the second team.
March 14, 2017 Day, Nigro and Marsh Key Wrestling’s Second Straight NWCA Academic Top 30 Distinction Manheim, PA --- Sophomore Nick Day (Northampton, MA), junior Jack Nigro (Closter, NJ) and freshman Tyler Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA) have been named Division III Scholar All-Americans by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Collectively, the Engineers starting lineup, along with four key reserves, boasted a 3.22 GPA to earn top 30 program status for the second consecutive season. The Crimson and Gray were 19th overall out of over 100 Division III wrestling programs.
March 13, 2017 Comei Brings Home NEWMAC and D3baseball.com Honors BOSTON -- WPI senior caption Nick Comei has been chosen as the NEWMAC Baseball Player of the Week. Babson’s Teddy Carey drew recognition as the conference’s Pitcher of the Week as the NEWMAC announced its weekly awards on Monday. Comei was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week Tuesday.
March 13, 2017 Impending Blizzard Postpones Baseball's New England Opener Versus Brandeis WORCESTER -- Wednesday’s baseball game at Brandeis has been postponed due to the forecasted blizzard scheduled to hit New England on Tuesday. The two teams are now slated to play on Thursday, March 23rd. First pitch is still scheduled for 3:30pm in Waltham.
March 11, 2017 Baseball Splits RussMatt Invitational Twinbill With Ohio Northern Winter Haven, FL --- Senior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) and sophomore Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) each collected three hits in game two as the WPI baseball team split a pair of games with Ohio Northern Saturday morning at the RussMatt Invitational. The squad fell 2-1 in the opener and took the second 9-3.
March 10, 2017 Gurska, Biney and Murphy-Cook Named to NFCA Division III Player of the Year Watch List Louisville, KY --- Senior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) along with juniors Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) are among the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Player of Year Top 50. Now in its second year, the watch list will be pared down as the season progresses until one player remains. Biney and Murphy-Cook have the distinction of being chosen for a second time.
March 10, 2017 Packard Competes at NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships Naperville. IL --- WPI freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) finished 17th in the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field 800-meter run Friday at North Central.
March 10, 2017 Gallagher, Capuano and Comei Key Baseball’s Split With Husson at RussMatt Invite Auburndale, FL --- Sophomore Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) batted 6-for-9 on the day and graduate student Anthony Capuano (Stoneham, MA) launched a three-run homer for WPI in game two to key a non-conference baseball split with Husson Friday at the RussMatt Invitational. The Engineers (5-3) rebounded from a 5-4 loss in the opener to take game two 12-3.
March 10, 2017 Softball Concludes Spring Break Trip at the Citrus Games Kissimmee, FL --- No. 11 WPI wrapped up its 10-game spring break trip with a 9-1 setback to No. 15 Coe and a 3-0 loss to St. Joseph’s (ME) in softball action Friday at the Citrus Games.
March 9, 2017 Graca Shines in Softball's Win Over Franklin (IN); No. 2 St. John Fisher Walks Off in Rematch Kissimmee, FL --- Freshman Cassie Graca (Somerset, MA) was a perfect 3-for-3 for No. 11 WPI in a 10-2 (5 inn.) win over Franklin (IN) while No. 2 St. John Fisher walked off with a 3-2 triumph in a rematch of the nationally-ranked teams Thursday at the Citrus Games.
March 8, 2017 Tropeano, Comei and Howard Combine for 15 Hits in Baseball Sweep of NEC Auburndale, FL --- WPI sophomore Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA), senior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) and junior Matt Howard (Worcester, MA) all recorded five hits in a non-conference baseball sweep of New England College Wednesday at the RussMatt Invitational. The Engineers (4-2) took game one 19-8 in seven and game two 6-0 in nine.
March 8, 2017 Softball Completes Sweep of Simmons, Falls to Meredith (NC) at Citrus Games Kissimmee, FL --- Freshman Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) and junior Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) combined for a two-hit shutout as WPI defeated Simmons 13-0 in five and was upended by Meredith (NC) 9-5 in a pair of non-conference softball games at the Wide World of Sports complex.
March 6, 2017 Packard Packs Bags For NCAA DIII Track & Field Championships; USTFCCCA Doles Out Honors Indianapolis, IN --- Freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) has been selected to compete at the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend at North Central in Illinois. Additionally, a total of four individuals and a relay were named All-Region by the USTFCCCA for handing in a top five performance over the course of the season.
March 6, 2017 Baseball Takes Two from Muskingum, Vaitkunas Collects Complete Game Shutout Auburndale, FL --- Senior Mike Vaitkunas (Auburn, MA) struck out three in a complete-game shutout and sophomore Ryan Tropeano (Pembroke, MA) went 4-for-5 in game two as WPI swept Muskingum 1-0 and 15-1 Monday in a pair of nine inning non-conference baseball games at the RussMatt Invitational.
March 6, 2017 Softball Splits With St. Joseph’s (ME) and No. 2 St. John Fisher (NY) at Citrus Games Kissimmee, FL --- Senior Kristin Gallagher (Coventry, RI) had a hand in five runs, including both seventh inning tallies, in a 7-5 win over St. Joseph’s (ME) before the No. 12 WPI Softball team fell to No. 2 St. John Fisher 10-0 Monday at the Citrus Games.
March 5, 2017 Softball Opens 2017 With Sweep of Thiel and Simmons at Citrus Games Kissimmee, FL --- Junior Natalie Fabrizio (Hampstead, NH), senior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and junior Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) each had a 3-for-4 game while junior Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) and freshman Mackenzie Phillips (Gill, MA) combined for a shutout as the WPI softball team opened the 2017 campaign with a pair of wins at the Citrus Games. The 12th-ranked Engineers topped Thiel 5-2 and blanked Simmons 8-0 in six.
March 5, 2017 St. Joseph’s (ME) Takes Two From Baseball; Engineers Amass 25 Hits in Season-Opening DH Auburndale, FL --- The WPI baseball team began the season on the wrong end of a sweep at the hands of St. Joseph’s (ME) at the RussMatt Invitational. Game one was a 7-2 final while the nightcap ended with a 20-11 score.
March 4, 2017 Track & Field Hands in Two PRs and a Season Best at Tufts Final Qualifier Medford, MA --- A handful of WPI track and field student-athletes competed at the Tufts Final Qualifier Saturday.
March 18, 2017 The Milford Daily News On Campus: Franklin’s Chris Rodgers carries on the family hoops legacy The Boston Celtics brought the Rodgers family to Massachusetts in 1979. In 2017, the family legacy is still strong on the court. Raised in Franklin, Chris Rodgers is a junior standout for the men's basketball team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He also happens to be the grandson of former Celtics assistant and head coach Jimmy Rodgers.
March 3, 2017 Ketchum Promoted to Full Time Status WORCESTER – WPI Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Brian Chabot recently announced that assistant coach Miles Ketchum has been elevated to full-time status within the department as the Head Sprints & Hurdles Coach/Coordinator of Track & Field. The promotion coincided with the conclusion of his third year with the cross country program and the beginning of his fifth with track & field.
March 2, 2017 Claverie, Converse, Kelleher and Rogers Garner NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team Accolades Boston, MA --- Four senior WPI winter student-athletes were named to the inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team, as announced as part of the league's revamped postseason award program.
February 28, 2017 Biney Boasts NEWMAC WBB Defensive Player of the Year Award, Repeat First Team Nod Boston, MA --- Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) was named a repeat All-NEWMAC First Team selection and the inaugural NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Year while seniors Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) and Sarah Rogers (Colchester, CT) also drew praise as voted upon by the conference's head coaches. Dunphy was placed on the second team and Rogers was selected as the program's initial NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team representative.
February 28, 2017 Converse and Doncaster Total Three NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Postseason Awards Boston, MA --- The WPI senior duo of Ian Converse (Woodstock, CT) and Sean Doncaster (Medford, MA) accounted for three NEWMAC Men’s Basketball postseason awards following a series of votes by the conference’s head coaches.
February 26, 2017 Women's Basketball Falls to Babson in NEWMAC Championship Title Game Babson Park, MA --- Tournament Most Outstanding Player senior Giovanna Pickering (Hull, MA) scored 16 of her 24 points in the first half, including 14 just in the first quarter, to propel Babson to a 65-46 victory over WPI in the 2017 NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Championship final Sunday in Staake Gymnasium.
February 26, 2017 Marsh, Jendritz and Wensley Land on NCAA Wrestling Regional Podium Bristol, RI --- The trio of Tyler Marsh, Stephen Jendritz and Dan Wensley reached the podium for WPI on Sunday as the Engineers competed in the final day of the NCAA Division III Northeast Regionals at Roger Williams.
February 26, 2017 Four Track & Field Records Fall During Busy Weekend at All-New Englands and BU Last Chance Meet Roxbury, MA --- The men’s 4x400-meter relay and women’s distance medley relay team each set a new record as the track and field programs were busy this past weekend with the All-New England All-Divisions Championships and the BU Last Chance Meet. Individually. Freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) and senior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) set school records in the 800 and mile, respectively.
February 25, 2017 Marsh and Wensley Reach Semifinals as Wrestling Opens NCAAs with Strong Saturday Bristol, RI --- WPI’s Tyler Marsh and Dan Wensley each won a pair of bouts to advance to Sunday’s semifinals while four others remain alive following day one of the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Wrestling Championship Saturday hosted by Roger Williams. As team the Crimson and Gray have racked up 41.5 points to place seventh, just a half point behind sixth place Oneonta State. Johnson & Wales leads the 19-team event with 89 points.
February 25, 2017 Dunphy Does it All Down the Stretch to Send Women's Basketball Back to NEWMAC Final Babson Park, MA --- Senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) was key down the stretch with a layup, steal and a free throw to help lift third-seeded WPI to its second NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Championship game in as many years with a 56-53 semifinal triumph over cross-town rival and seventh-seeded Clark Saturday at Babson’s Staake Gymnasium.
February 25, 2017 Men’s Basketball Foiled by Bockman’s Block on Last-Second Layup in NEWMAC Semifinal Babson Park, MA --- MIT sophomore Samuel Bockman (Oceanside, CA) blocked a layup as time expired to give the second-seeded Engineers a thrilling 63-61 victory over third-seeded WPI in a NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Tournament semifinal contest played Saturday evening at Babson.
February 25, 2017 Melanson and Bender Conclude NCAA Division III Diving Regional Competition Cambridge, MA --- WPI juniors Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) and Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) closed out the diving portion of the schedules following day two of the NCAA Division III Diving Regional Saturday at MIT.
February 24, 2017 Bender and Melanson Begin NCAA Division III Diving Regional Action at MIT Cambridge, MA --- WPI juniors Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) and Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) competed on day one of the NCAA Division III Diving Regional Friday at MIT.
February 23, 2017 Six WPI Men’s Swimmers Earn Invite to NCAA Division III Championships Indianapolis, IN --- Sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) along with fellow members of the 400-yatd freestyle and 400-yard medley relay have earned an invitation to the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships, which will be held March 15 – 18 at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas.
February 22, 2017 Biney, Dunphy and Beck Ignites Women’s Basketball’s Surge to Defeat Coast Guard in NEWMAC Quarterfinals WORCESTER -- The trio of Ama Biney, Priscilla Dunphy and Madison Beck accounted for 52 of host WPI’s 68 points as the third-seeded Engineers rallied from an early 9-1 deficit to cruise past sixth-seeded Coast Guard 68-38 in a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Tournament quarterfinal contest played Wednesday evening.
February 21, 2017 Swimming & Diving Leads The Way as 28 From WPI Named Winter Academic All-NEWMAC Boston, MA --- Led by men’s swimming and diving seniors Ricky Coffin (Pleasant Valley, NY) and Tim Petri (Eksjö, Sweden), and women’s swimming and diving seniors Emily Martin (Penfield, NY) and Abbey Nack (Ghent, NY), 28 WPI winter student-athletes were designated Academic All-NEWMAC for their work in the classroom.
February 21, 2017 Converse Collects NEWMAC Men's Basketball Co-Offensive Player of the Week Citation Boston, MA --- WPI senior Ian Converse (Woodstock, CT) has been selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Co-Offensive Player of the week.
February 19, 2017 Women’s Swimming & Diving Concludes NEWMACs with Program-Best Second Place Showing WORCESTER – The WPI women’s swimming & diving team, aided by a new 400-yard freestyle relay record, placed second for the first time in program history at the 2017 NEWMAC Championships. The Engineers also set the program record with 769.5 points at the annual event.
February 19, 2017 Petri Resets Record Twice on Final Day of NEWMACs; Men’s Swimming & Diving Places Third WORCESTER – Senior Tim Petri (Eksjö, Sweden) had a record-breaking day while sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was named the NEWMAC Men’s Co-Swimmer of the Year as the 2017 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships came to a close Sunday night. Petri broke his 200-yard breaststroke mark twice to help WPI finish third as a team.
February 18, 2017 Men’s Track & Field’s 4x400-Meter Relay Claims Division III New England Championship Medford, MA --- Freshman Alex Rus (Newton, MA), junior Paul-Henry Schoenhagen (Cleveland Heights, OH), sophomore Ryan Wittenberg (Bedford, NH) and junior Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) won a New England championship and junior David Frederick (Orono, ME) emerged with a school record as the WPI men’s track & field team finished ninth at the Division III regional championship Saturday at Tufts.
February 18, 2017 McAdams and Packard Break Records at DIII NE Women’s Track & Field Championships Cambridge, MA --- Junior Abby McAdams (Montville, CT) and freshman Sydney Packard (Georgetown, MA) each broke a program record as the WPI women’s track & field team placed 16th at the Division III New England Championships, which were hosted by MIT.
February 18, 2017 Converse, Doncaster Combine for Senior Day Delight in Men's Basketball Win Over Clark Worcester, MA – Senior Ian Converse (Woodstock, CT) led WPI with 18 points in the first half, while classmate Sean Doncaster (Medford, MA) took over the reins with 11 points after the intermission as they combined to lead WPI to a 75-65 victory over Worcester city rival Clark on Senior Day at Harrington Auditorium.
February 18, 2017 Dunphy, Nogueira, and Rogers Come Through With Women's Basketball Senior Day Dandy Worcester, MA – Seniors Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) and Tess Nogueira (Merrimac, MA) combined for 30 points in their final regular season home game at Harrington Auditorium on Saturday afternoon as WPI secured one of its best wins of the season, taking down rival MIT, 72-47, on a triumphant Senior Day.
February 18, 2017 Twice As Nice: Jack Bauer Achieves Rare Men's Swimming & Diving Feat on Day Three of NEWMACs WORCESTER – Sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) accomplished a rare feat and set three records for the WPI men’s swimming and diving team as the Engineers remain third after the third day of the 2017 NEWMAC Championships, which are being held in the Sports & Recreation Center. The sophomore became the second in program history to win two individual events in the same day. He joins 2012 WPI Hall of Fame inductee Joel Rousseau ’07, who did it during the 2007 NEWMACs.
February 18, 2017 Women’s Swimming & Diving’s Patterson Breaks Pair of Records on Penultimate Day of NEWMACs WORCESTER – Senior Marissa Patterson (Hampton, NH) broke a pair of records and had the highest placing swim Saturday night as part of the four-day NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships being held in the Sports & Recreation Center through Sunday.
February 17, 2017 Andrew Bauer Powers Men’s Swimming and Diving’s First Full Day of NEWMAC Championships WORCESTER – WPI senior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was a runner up in an individual event and two relays as the men’s swimming & diving team sits third following the first full day of competition at the 2017 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships. Senior Seth MacDonald (Sherrill, NY) broke the 200-yard IM record, as did the 400-yard medley relay.
February 17, 2017 Pair of Women’s Records Fall on First Jam-packed Day of NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships WORCESTER – Junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) broke another school record as the 400-yard medley relay team also set a new standard on the first full day of the 2017 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships being hosted in the Sports & Recreation Center for the third time in four years.
February 17, 2017 Sperone Named Full-Time Football Assistant Coach WORCESTER – WPI Head Football Coach Chris Robertson has announced the hiring of Scott Sperone as the program’s newest assistant coach. The co-defensive coordinator replaces Dan Mulrooney who is now the head coach at Anna Maria.
February 16, 2017 Women's Swimming & Diving Kicks Off NEWMAC Championships in Record-Breaking Fashion WORCESTER – The WPI women’s swimming & diving 800-yard freestyle relay team set a new record and, in the process, junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) set an individual record with her split time as the team sits second after the first session of the 2017 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships, being held in the Sports & Recreation Center.
February 16, 2017 Melanson Hands in Event PR, Men’s S&D 800 Free Relay Earns Bronze to Begin NEWMACs WORCESTER – Junior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) posted his top 3-meter NEWMAC Championships score to highlight the first evening of the 2017 version of the event which is being held in the Sports & Recreation Center. The 800-yard freestyle relay featured an alternate lineup and came away with a bronze medal.
February 16, 2017 Softball Selected to Repeat as NEWMAC Champion in Preseason Coaches' Poll BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the annual Softball Preseason Coaches' Poll on Thursday morning. After claiming the programs first NEWMAC crown in 2016 the WPI Engineers have been tabbed as the preseason favorites heading into the spring with their seven first place votes.
February 16, 2017 Repeat NEWMAC West Champion Baseball Tabbed Fourth In Preseason Coaches' Poll BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the annual Baseball Preseason Coaches' Poll on Thursday morning. After claiming the programs 14 NEWMAC title in just 18 seasons the Wheaton Lyons have been tabbed as preseason favorites with six first place votes.
February 15, 2017 Dunphy and Rogers Key Women's Basketball's Upset of NEWMAC-Leading Babson Babson Park, MA --- Senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) scored eight of her team-high 15 points in the fourth quarter to help visiting WPI edge Babson College, 56-53, in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Staake Gymnasium.
February 15, 2017 Rodgers Collects First Career Double-Double in Men's Basketball's Road Win at Wheaton Norton, MA -- WPI junior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) handed in his first career double-double in a 79-67 road victory at Wheaton in NEWMAC men's basketball action Wednesday night.
February 14, 2017 Telegram & Gazette: College athletes from coast to coast find homes in Central Mass. It was Olivia Hanson's junior year at Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska, and time to set about searching for a college.
February 13, 2017 Women's XC Sets Record as Both Teams Cited by USTFCCCA; Scott Earns Fourth Solo Nod New Orleans, LA --- Paced by four-time honoree senior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) a total of five WPI student-athletes were tabbed U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic in the sport of cross country. The men’s and women’s programs were also recognized as USTFCCCA All-Academic teams for the seventh-consecutive year.
February 12, 2017 Amato Caps Outstanding Dual Meet Career with Pair of Wins for Wrestling at Wesleyan Middletown, CT --- Senior co-captain Brian Amato closed out his dual meet career with a pair of victories as WPI wrestling concluded the regular season Sunday at Wesleyan. The Engineers (12-12) dropped a 22-15 decision to the host Cardinals before succumbing to nationally-ranked Centenary (NJ) 25-17.
February 11, 2017 Lambert's Career Day Helps Fuel Women's Basketball Victory in Play4Kay Game WORCESTER – Junior Brittney Lambert (Hudson, NH) established a new career-high with 17 points off the bench, including five threes, as WPI defeated visiting Wellesley, 62-42, Saturday afternoon in the program’s annual Play4Kay game.
February 11, 2017 Early Dramatics Sparks Wrestling Past Springfield 19-12 in Rare Harrington Dual WORCESTER -- WPI opened with three straight third period victories as the Engineers returned to the confines of Harrington Auditorium for the first time in over a decade and posted a 19-12 victory over visiting Springfield on Saturday evening.
February 11, 2017 Converse's Double-Double, Todd's 3-pointer Lift Men's Basketball by Coast Guard 71-67 New London, CT --- Senior Ian Converse had his fifth double-double of the season and ninth of his career registering game-highs with 21 points and 15 rebounds off the bench leading WPI to a 71-67 win over Coast Guard in a NEWMAC game.
February 11, 2017 Scott and Wittenberg Set Records in Men’s Track & Field Appearance at BU Invite BOSTON – Senior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) and sophomore Ryan Wittenberg (Bedford, NH) each broke a school record as the WPI Men’s Track and Field team took part in the BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational Saturday.
February 10, 2017 Women’s Track & Field Achieves Five Season Bests at BU Valentine Invitational BOSTON – The WPI Women’s Track & Field Team accumulated five season-bests, including four lifetime bests, as the Engineers competed Friday night at the BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational Friday. The men are in action tomorrow.
February 10, 2017 Biney Boasts Second Women’s Basketball Academic All-District I Selection and Third of Career WORCESTER – WPI junior guard Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has earned her third career Academic All-District I citation, as selected by members of the College Information Directors of America from the states of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
February 9, 2017 Women's Basketball to Host Wellesley in Program's Annual Play4Kay Game Saturday WORCESTER -- The WPI Women's Basketball team will be hosting Wellesley on Saturday afternoon at 1pm in its annual "Play4Kay" game.
February 8, 2017 Men's Basketball Edged by MIT in OT; Zielinski Forces Extra Session With Late Bucket WORCESTER -- WPI’s Dave Zielinski (Shelton CT) banked a 17-foot jumper with 1.1 seconds remaining to force overtime but MIT’s Cameron Korb (Los Gatos, CA) drilled a 3-pointer in the extra session that gave the visitors the lead for good and Spencer Rust (Alamo, CA) tallied a pair of blocks to preserve the lead as the regionally-ranked guests defeated the Crimson and Gray 68-66 in a NEWMAC men’s basketball game played Wednesday evening.
February 8, 2017 Women's Basketball Upended in Regionally-Ranked NEWMAC Clash at Springfield Springfield, MA --- Behind a career-best 24 points from Chelsea McAllister (Baltimore, VT), the Springfield women's basketball team defeated the defending NEWMAC Champions, WPI, 67-60, on Wednesday evening in Blake Arena.
February 4, 2017 Converse Shines in Men’s Basketball’s Setback to Nationally-Ranked Babson WORCESTER – Babson senior Joey Flannery (Acton, MA) delivered his 16th career double-double, and third of the season, to key a 62-45 victory over host WPI Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
February 4, 2017 Shrewsbury Posts Three Wins as Wrestling Takes on Nationally-Ranked Squads at BSU Quad Bridgewater, MA --- Heavyweight Austin Shrewsbury was victorious three times for WPI as the Engineers went 1-2 Saturday at a quad meet hosted by Bridgewater State. The Crimson and Gray blanked the host Bears 47-0 in its opening match before dropping a tight 18-15 decision to No. 16 Coast Guard and falling to No 14. NYU in the finale 39-7.
February 4, 2017 Women's Basketball Sees Win Streak Snapped in 54-50 Upset Loss at Coast Guard New London, CT --- Junior Gill Gerton led all scorers with 15 points while sophomore Micaela Martinelli added 14 points and eight rebounds as Coast Guard won its fourth straight and snapped WPI?s seven-game winning streak upsetting the Engineers 54-50 in a NEWMAC.
February 4, 2017 Wittenberg Wins as Four From Men’s Track & Field Qualify for DIII NE Championships Medford, MA --- The WPI men’s track & field team collected four new Division III New England qualifying performances as the team participated in Saturday’s Tufts Cupid Invitational. Additionally, a relay and an individual made the trip to New York for the Armory Track Invitational.
February 4, 2017 Grant Breaks Record Twice in Women’s Track & Field Appearance at Tufts Medford, MA --- Freshman Krystal Grant (Hampden, ME) broke a school record, twice, and qualified for the Division III New England Championships in two different events as the WPI women’s track & field team competed at the Tufts Cupid Invitational Saturday. The Engineers also sent select student-athletes to a Division I heavy Armory Track Invitational in New York.
February 4, 2017 Reymann Sweeps Freestyle Sprints as Women’s Swimming & Diving Competes at Clark WORCESTER -- Junior Thea Reymann (Toms River, NJ) swept the freestyle sprints to highlight the WPI women’s swimming & diving team’s Saturday showing at the Cougar Invitational. The Engineers faced Clark, Wheaton and Division I Maine.
February 4, 2017 Men’s Swimming & Diving’s Pilaar, Ghering and Lee Win Twice at Cougar Invitational WORCESTER -- Senior Evan Pilaar (Mahwah, NJ), junior Trevor Gehring (Wildwood Crest, NJ) and freshman Gavin Lee (Bethel, CT) each won a pair of events as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team completed the regular season at the Cougar Invitational Saturday. The meet included Clark, Wheaton and Davison I Maine.
February 3, 2017 Medford Transcript: Medford hoop star Sean Doncaster delivers the goods at WPI Sean Doncaster is no stranger to clutch situations. Trailing by a point with less than a minute to go, the WPI senior drained the go-ahead 3-pointer in a key victory over the Keene State Owls. The Medford High native ended the night posting 13 points, while also grabbing eight boards.
February 1, 2017 Bench Lifts Women's Basketball to NEWMAC Victory Versus Mount Holyoke WORCESTER -- Maura Buckley, Brianna Dozier and Spencer Vinson combined for 24 of WPI’s 34 bench points as the Engineers bested visiting Mount Holyoke 76-25 in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest on Wednesday evening.
February 1, 2017 Rodgers to the Rescue - Men's Basketball Edges Emerson on Rodgers' Jumper Boston, MA --- Chris Rodgers sank a baseline jumper with 1.1 seconds left in the game to propel WPI to an dramatic 62-61 NEWMAC road win at Emerson on Wednesday evening. WPI is now 14-6 on the season and 5-4 in NEWMAC contests while Emerson slips to 4-16 overall and 0-8 in league play.
February 1, 2017 Men's Basketball and Coaches vs. Cancer Aims to Save Lives with the Relaunch of the 3-Point Challenge WORCESTER –– Making 3-point shots this basketball season has taken on additional meaning for Chris Bartley and the WPI basketball team. The Engineers are using their spotlight on the court to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society as a part of the national Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge.
February 1, 2017 Softball Ranked 15th in NFCA Division III Preseason Top 25 The NFCA Division III Top 25 Poll is selected by Division III head coaches representing the eight NCAA regions. Final 2016 records are listed, with first-place votes in parentheses.
January 31, 2017 Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Teams Garner CSCAA Scholar All-America Status Norfolk, VA --- The WPI men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams achieved College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team status for the fall semester as both teams sported a 3.34 GPA.
January 30, 2017 MacDonald Earns NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week Accolades Boston, MA --- WPI senior Seth MacDonald (Sherrill, NY) has been named as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week. He is the third WPI men’s student-athlete to be recognized with the award this season, joining sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) (Oct. 31, Jan. 23) and senior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) (Nov. 7, Nov. 14).
January 29, 2017 Relays Key Inaugural Men’s Swimming & Diving Tech Sprints Title WORCESTER – The WPI men’s swimming & diving team won all four relays and accumulated five individual victories as the men’s swimming & diving team claimed the inaugural Tech Sprints team title Sunday in an event conducted inside the Sports & Recreation Center.
January 29, 2017 Eggleston Leads Women’s Swimming & Diving to Inaugural Tech Sprints Crown WORCESTER – Senior Zoe Eggleston (Newtown, CT) was a double winner to help lead the WPI women’s swimming & diving team to the team title at the inaugural Tech Sprints, which was conducted Sunday inside the Sports & Recreation Center.
January 28, 2017 Biney and Greenalch Cap Successful Alumnae Day by Leading Women's Basketball by Clark WORCESTER -- Ama Biney paced all scorers with 19 points and Stasha Greenalch equaled her career-high with eight assists as the WPI Women’s Basketball team celebrated its Alumnae Day with a 55-45 victory over crosstown rival Clark in a NEWMAC conference matchup played on Saturday afternoon.
January 28, 2017 Wensley’s 3-0 Day Highlights Wrestling Quad Featuring Pair of Nationally-Ranked Teams WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Dan Wensley won three times in Wrestling’s home meet versus No. 3 Johnson & Wales, Southern Maine and No. 15 Brockport. The Engineers fell to the Wildcats 39-6, the Huskies 22-15 and the Golden Eagles 28-11.
January 28, 2017 Springfield Holds Off Men's Basketball to Sweep NEWMAC Season Series Springfield, MA --- Led by a career-high 32 points from first-year Jake Ross (Northampton, MA), the Springfield College men's basketball team held on a 73-70 victory over WPI in NEWMAC play inside Blake Arena on Saturday afternoon.
January 28, 2017 Staver Wins as WPI Men's Track and Field Takes Fourth at Middlebury Invitational Middlebury, VT --- Junior Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) won the 500-meter dash with a time of 1:07.55 to lead the WPI men’s track & field team to a fourth-place showing at Saturday’s Middlebury Invitational.
January 28, 2017 Gauthier Strikes Gold as Women's Track and Field Places Sixth at Middlebury Middlebury, VT --- Freshman Faye Gauthier (West Warwick, RI) took home a victory with a distance of 49-5 in the weight throw as the WPI women’s track & field team placed sixth at the Middlebury Invitational on Saturday.
January 25, 2017 Converse Ignites Men's Basketball to NEWMAC Triumph Over Coast Guard WORCESTER -- Ian Converse erupted for a career-high 32 points as WPI knocked off visiting Coast Guard 84-70 in a NEWMAC men’s basketball contest played on Wednesday evening.
January 25, 2017 Men’s Swimming & Diving Ties Single Season Dual Meet Wins Record WORCESTER – WPI had the best performances in all 16 events as the men’s swimming and diving team defeated crosstown foe Clark,154-103, Wednesday night.
January 25, 2017 Women’s Swimming & Diving Tips Crosstown Foe Clark in Dual Meet Finale WORCESTER – The WPI women’s swimming & diving team topped crosstown foe Clark, 148-118, in a dual meet Wednesday night in the Sports & Recreation Center.
January 23, 2017 Jack Bauer Snipes NEWMAC Men's Swimmer of the Week Accolades Boston, MA --- WPI sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, R.I.) has been selected as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week for his performance in Wednesday and Saturday’s dual meets.
January 23, 2017 Biney Bags Third NEWMAC and Fourth WACBA Women's Basketball Weekly Accolade Boston, MA --- WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has collected another NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Week nod. Overall, it is Biney’s third selection for her defensive effort and fifth overall this season. On Tuesday she was named the WACBA Women's Player of the Week.
January 23, 2017 Rodgers Career Week Yields Share of NEWMAC Men's Basketball Weekly Nod Boston, MA --- WPI junior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) picked up NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors. The WPI Men’s Student-athlete of the Week shares the conference honor with Babson senior Joey Flannery (Acton, MA).
January 22, 2017 Wensley Named All-Tournament as Wrestling Advances to NEWA Semifinals for First Time Providence, RI --- Sophomore Dan Wensley garnered All-Tournament team accolades and Brian Amato and Austin Shrewsbury won three times each as, for the first time in program history, WPI reached the semifinals of the New England Wresting Association (NEWA) Dual Meet Championships. The fourth place showing is the best in school history, topping fifth place showings in 2004 and 2016.
January 22, 2017 Men's Track & Field Relays Put Division III on Notice at Wheaton Invitational Norton, MA --- The 4x400-meter and distance medley relay teams delivered the top times in Division III as the WPI men’s track & field team competed at the Wheaton Invitational on Saturday. The competition also included Bridgewater State, Colby, Newbury, UMass Boston.
January 22, 2017 Women's Track and Field's McAdams and DMR Register DIII Top 10 Performances Norton, MA ---Abby McAdams (Montville, CT) posted a school record in the pentathlon as her score along with the WPI women’s track & field distance medley relay team’s time, this past Friday and Saturday at the Wheaton Invitational, landed in the Division III top 10. The meet also included Bridgewater State, Colby, Newbury, UMass Boston.
January 21, 2017 Late Free Throws and Converse's 20 Points Helps Men's Basketball Outlast Wheaton 87-84 WORCESTER -- Ian Converse flirted with a double-double and WPI canned six free throws in the final 22.5 seconds as the host Engineers held off a late Wheaton rally and defeated the Lyons 87-84 in a NEWMAC men’s basketball matchup on Saturday afternoon.
January 21, 2017 Balanced Fourth Quarter Run Sends Women's Basketball Past Emerson 56-43 Boston, MA --- Ama Biney notched her second double-double and Tess Nogueira was a rebound shy of her first career one as WPI women’s basketball went on the road Saturday afternoon and defeated Emerson 56-43.
January 21, 2017 Petri Sets Pool Mark, Melanson Betters NCAA Hopes as Men's Swim/Dive Wins at Hartwick Oneonta, NY --- Tim Petri set a pool record in the 200 breaststroke and Randy Melanson qualified again for the NCAA Diving Regional on the 1 Meter board as visiting WPI Men’s Swimming and Diving claimed a 158-123 road victory at Hartwick on Saturday afternoon.
January 21, 2017 Women's Swimming and Diving Claim 10 Victories in 155-118 Road Win at Hartwick Oneonta, NY --- Kristen Bender swept the diving events and Jennifer Day, Alice Morgan, Zoe Eggleston, Emily Martin, Allysa Grant and Sofie de Oliveira all posted individual victories as WPI Women’s Swimming and Diving defeated host Harwick Saturday afternoon by a score of 155-118.
January 18, 2017 Women’s Basketball Moves into Second-Place Tie Behind Biney and Rogers Performances WORCESTER -- Ama Biney led all scorers with 13 points and Sarah Rogers chipped in with 10 as WPI used a strong fourth quarter to defeat visiting Springfield 61-49 in an important NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played Wednesday evening in Harrington Auditorium.
January 18, 2017 Bender Breaks WPI Women’s Diving Records in Double Dual Sweep of Wheaton and UMass Dartmouth WORCESTER – Junior Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) broke both dual meet diving records while freshmen Sydney Seo (North Andover, MA) and Sofia de Oliveira (Portland, ME) each won a pair of individual events as the WPI women’s swimming and diving team posted the best result in every event during a double dual with Wheaton and UMass Dartmouth Wednesday night in the Sports & Recreation Center. Senior Emily Martin (Penfield. NY) and junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) also earned gold in a pair of swims.
January 18, 2017 Suarez and Melanson Shatter Records in Men’s Swimming & Diving Sweep WORCESTER – Senior Matt Suarez (Needham, MA) and junior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) each crushed the previous dual meet diving records while the men’s swimming & diving team was the quickest in all of the swimming events in a double dual with Wheaton and UMass Dartmouth Wednesday night in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Bauer brothers led the usual suspects with multiple individual and relay triumphs.
January 18, 2017 Rodgers' Career-Best 21 Points Sparks WPI by Clark in CharterTV3 Game WORCESTER -- WPI junior Chris Rodgers pumped in a career-high 21 points and the visiting Engineers bested their crosstown rival Clark for the 13th consecutive time, 78-58, in NEWMAC men’s basketball action on Wednesday night.
January 14, 2017 Zielinski’s Seven Triples Sends Men’s Basketball Past Emerson WORCESTER – WPI junior Dave Zielinski (Shelton, CT) poured in a game and career-high of 21 points - all from long range – to key an 86-64 NEWMAC men’s basketball triumph over visiting Emerson Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
January 14, 2017 DeVine, Staver, Schoenhagen & Rus Lead Men's Track & Field to Bowdoin Invitational Title Brunswick, ME --- The WPI men’s track and field team featured four individual winners Saturday as the Engineers finished first of seven teams at the 2017 Bowdoin Indoor Invitational #1 inside Farley Field House.
January 14, 2017 Flaxington, Strangio & 4x800 Relay Earn Top Billing as Women’s T&F Edged at Bowdoin Brunswick, ME --- Senior Taylor Flaxington (Lincoln, RI), junior Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) and the 4x800-meter relay earned top billing as the WPI women’s track & field team was second at the 2017 Bowdoin Invitational #1 Saturday at Farley Field House. Freshman Krystal Grant (Hampden, ME) set the program record with a second-place 16-10.5 in the long jump.
January 14, 2017 Jendritz and Lind Victorious Twice for Wrestling at Roger Williams Tri-Match Bristol, RI --- Stephen Jendritz and Chase Lind both won twice as WPI went on the road Saturday and split a New England Wrestling Association tri-match at nationally-ranked Roger Williams. The Engineers (8-3) began the day by knocking off Trinity 42-9 before falling to the No. 6 Hawks 23-9 in the final match of the day.
January 12, 2017 Women's Basketball Downs Mount Holyoke, 74-42, to Deliver Galasso's 300th Career Victory South Hadley, MA --- Senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI), and juniors Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and Madison Beck (Syracuse, NY) all scored in double digits as WPI defeated Mount Holyoke, 74-42, in a NEWMAC women's basketball matchup Thursday night.
January 11, 2017 Muntz Collects Key Win In Opener En Route to WPI Wrestling’s 3-0 Afternoon WORCESTER – Senior Lucas Muntz delivered a key bout against Castleton as the Engineers defeated the Spartans 28-15 while also topping Western New England 37-3 and Mt. Saint Vincent (NY) 39-12 in a rare Wednesday afternoon matinee in the Sports & Recreation Center. Other results included Western New England defeating Mt. Saint Vincent 34-21 and Castleton defeating the Dolphins by a 46-12 count.
January 11, 2017 Comeback Falls Short as Men's Basketball Drops Decision at No. 1 Babson Babson Park, MA --- Senior Isaiah Nelsen led all players with 16 points and nine rebounds as top-ranked Babson built a 24-point second-half lead then survived a furious WPI comeback attempt on its way to defeating the visiting Engineers 65-59 in NEWMAC men’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Staake Gymnasium.
January 10, 2017 Dunphy, Greenalch Guide Women’s Basketball in Decisive Fourth Quarter Versus Emerson WORCESTER – Senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) and junior Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) each scored seven points in the decisive fourth quarter to help WPI run away with a 71-45 NEWMAC women’s basketball victory over visiting Emerson Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
January 9, 2017 Hall of Fame Coach Merl Norcross Passes Away WORCESTER --- Legendary WPI coach Merl M. Norcross died Jan. 7, 2017 at his home in upstate New York after an illness. The longtime Holden resident was an Associate Professor of Physical Education and the Track and Field coach at WPI for five decades.
January 7, 2017 Women’s Basketball Delivers, 65-51, Triumph Over Coast Guard in NEWMAC Action WORCESTER – Senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) poured in a game-best 15 points, including a trio of threes, to help host WPI secure a 65-51, NEWMAC women’s basketball victory over Coast Guard Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
January 7, 2017 Jendritz Claims Title, Marsh and Shrewsbury Reach Finals as Wrestling Places Second at RWU Bristol, RI --- Junior Stephen Jendritz captured the 133 pound weight class while 149-pounder Tyler Marsh and heavyweight Austin Shrewsbury each placed second to guide WPI to a second place finish at the Scott Viera Invitational on Saturday. The Engineers racked up team 140.5 points nearly 50 ahead of third place Wesleyan. Fifth-ranked and host Roger Williams won the 13-event with 177.50 points.
January 7, 2017 Men's Basketball Upended by MIT, 75-63, in Road NEWMAC Matchup Cambridge, MA --- On a snowy afternoon, sophomore Dakota Pierce (Thousand Oaks, CA) registered a career-high 23 points as the MIT men's basketball team came away with a 75-63 victory over WPI in NEWMAC action inside Rockwell Cage.
January 4, 2017 Springfield Claws Past Men’s Basketball Despite Furious Comeback Effort WORCESTER --- Freshman Jake Ross (Northampton, MA) and junior Andy McNulty (West Springfield, MA) combined for 54 of Springfield’s 71 points as the Pride scored the last 10 points of the game to defeat host WPI, 71-63, in the NEWMAC men’s basketball opener for both teams on Wednesday evening in Harrington Auditorium.
January 4, 2017 Babson Powers Past Women’s Basketball in 2016 NEWMAC Finals Rematch WORCESTER – Junior Brenna LeGacy (Attleboro, MA) scored 18 points to lead Babson past host WPI, 65-47, in a NEWMAC women’s basketball matchup Wednesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
January 3, 2017 New Year, More Accolades for WPI Women’s Basketball’s Biney Boston, MA --- WPI junior guard Ama Biney has been named the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Co-Defensive Player of the Week for the Week ending, Sunday, January 1st. She shared the honor with Babson senior Jennifer Narlee.
December 31, 2016 Biney and Greenalch Help Women’s Basketball Haul in WPI Holiday Tournament Hardware WORCESTER – Led by MVP junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and classmate Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT), an All-Tournament Team selection, the WPI women’s basketball team won its own Holiday Tournament with a 54-49 victory over Wesleyan Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
December 30, 2016 Five Register Double Digit Scoring in Men's Basketball’s Matinee Triumph WORCESTER – Five WPI men’s basketball student-athletes registered double digits in scoring, including a career-best 12 by sophomore James Loring (Norton, MA) as the Engineers defeated visiting Eastern Nazarene, 88-72, Friday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
December 30, 2016 Biney and Dunphy Pace Women's Basketball in Holiday Tournament Opener WORCESTER – Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) combined for 31 points in a 51-37 non-conference women’s basketball victory over Oberlin in the WPI Holiday Tournament opener Friday evening in Harrington Auditorium,
December 28, 2016 Senior Duo Leads Men’s Basketball Past Keene State in Cain’s Return to Harrington WORCESTER – Senior Sean Doncaster (Medford, MA) sank a long-range 3-pointer to put WPI ahead for the final time as Men’s Basketball emerged with a 72-67 victory over visiting Keene State Wednesday evening in Harrington Auditorium.
December 19, 2016 Greenalch Outscores Bates in Third Quarter of Women’s Basketball’s Road Triumph Lewiston, ME --- Junior Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) came off the bench and scored six points in an explosive third quarter, and accounted for all 12 Engineer bench points, as WPI went on the road to defeat host Bates, 51-44, Monday afternoon in a non-conference women's basketball game at Alumni Gym. As a result, the Engineers improve their winning-streak to nine games and own a 9-1 record ahead of their own Holiday Tournament next weekend (Dec. 30-Dec. 31).
December 16, 2016 Murtagh Completes Awards Circuit with D3football All-America Honorable Mention Nod Minneapolis, MN --- WPI senior Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) has been named a D3football.com All-America Honorable Mention. He becomes the program’s second honoree, joining first team specialist selection Ernie Mello ’12 in 2011.
December 14, 2016 Dan Mulrooney Named Anna Maria Head Football Coach PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College Athletic Department has named Dan Mulrooney the Head Football Coach as announced by Athletic Director, Serge DeBari on Wednesday morning. Mulrooney joins the Anna Maria community following three years serving as the Defensive Coordinator at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).
December 12, 2016 Petri and Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Relays Honored by NEWMAC Boston, MA --- Senior Tim Petri and both the men’s and women’s 400-yard relay teams drew distinction from the NEWMAC on Monday. Petri took home the Men’s Swimmer of the Week award while each quartet was tabbed as their respective Relay of the Week.
December 10, 2016 Doncaster Nets Career High 29 as Men's Basketball Sinks Salem State Salem, MA --- Sean Doncaster (Medford, MA) scored a career-high 29 points as WPI bested Salem State 87-62 on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference men’s basketball matchup at Twohig Gymnasium.
December 10, 2016 Petri Continues Hot Streak to Lead No. 25 Men’s Swimming & Diving at Wesleyan Middletown, CT --- Senior Tim Petri (Eksjö, Sweden) won three events, broke two of his own records and bettered a B cut as No. 25 WPI competed against host Wesleyan, No. 9 Williams and No. 18 Tufts in a Saturday afternoon meet. The Engineers defeated the nationally-ranked Jumbos (183.50-137.50) and host Cardinals (247-69) but were edged by the nationally-ranked Ephs (170-151).
December 10, 2016 Muntz Posts a Pair of Pins as Wrestling Competes at Northeast Duals Oneonta, NY --- Lucas Muntz highlighted five multiple WPI winners on the day by notching a pair of pins as the Engineers competed Saturday in the Northeast Duals hosted by Oneonta State. The Crimson and Gray, ranked No. 25 in the most recent NWCA Top 25, defeated Niagara County Community College, one of the top junior colleges in the country, 33-13 in the opener before dropping one-point decisions to the host Red Dragons (19-18) and No. 14 Cortland State (16-15).
December 10, 2016 Women’s Swimming & Diving Takes on Tufts, Wesleyan and No. 4 Williams Middletown, CT --- Junior Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) was second and fourth in the diving events as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team fell to Tufts, Williams and host Wesleyan Saturday. Team scores (if any) were not available at the time of publication.
December 8, 2016 Shrewsbury and Wrestling Achieve National Rankings Oswego, NY --- Sophomore heavyweight Austin Shrewsbury and the WPI wrestling team each cracked the most recent national rankings. Shrewsbury finds himself 10th in the 285-pound weight class while the Crimson and Gray is 25th in the latest National Wrestling Coaching Association (NWCA) ranking.
December 7, 2016 Road Warriors: Seniors Spark Women's Basketball to Third Straight NEWMAC Road Victory Northampton, MA --- Seniors Priscilla Dunphy, Sarah Rogers and Tess Nogueira accounted for 42 of WPI’s 57 points as the Engineers concluded their three-game NEWMAC-opening road trip with a 57-50 victory at Smith on Wednesday evening. With their eighth straight victory, the Crimson and Gray improve to 8-1 overall and 3-0 in conference action while Smith dips to 5-3 on the season and 1-2 in NEWMAC play.
December 7, 2016 Football's Murtagh and McAllen Highlight 26th Annual Steve “Merc” Morris All-Star Team WORCESTER – Senior Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) and freshman Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) garnered major awards in the 26th edition of the Steve “Merc” Morris All-Star Team, as selected by the sports information directors within Worcester Country who sponsor football. Murtagh was tabbed the Co-Defensive Player of the Year while McAllen was selected as the Freshman of the Year.
December 6, 2016 Spencer, Zielinski and Willgress Near Perfect as Men’s Basketball Posts Triple Digits in Win WORCESTER – Sophomore Jamani Spencer and junior Dave Zielinski each had an near perfect half as WPI defeated MCLA 105-68 Tuesday night in a non-conference basketball contest in Harrington Auditorium.
December 6, 2016 Biney Hauls in D3hoops.com and WACBA Women’s Basketball Weekly Honors WORCESTER – WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has garnered another pair of weekly awards as the local product was named as the Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) Women’s Co-Player of the week and was selected as a member of the D3hoops.com Team of the Week.
December 5, 2016 Murtagh and Bursey Claim All-East Region Selections from D3football.com Minneapolis, MN --- WPI seniors Brian Murtagh and Blaine Bursey have been named to the D3football.com All-East Region team. Murtagh picked up first team accolades as a linebacker while Bursey garnered third team honors as a placekicker.
December 5, 2016 Biney Nabs Third Straight NEWMAC Weekly Honor Boston, MA --- For the third consecutive Monday, WPI junior Ama Biney received a weekly Player of the Week award from the NEWMAC. The guard was named the conference’s Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week after pocketing Defensive Player of the Week accolades after the season’s first weekly awards.
December 4, 2016 Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Dominates Gompei Invitational WORCESTER --- The WPI men’s and women’s swimming teams combined efforts to win five individual events, two relays, post five school records and three B cuts to claim their own Gompei Invitational, which concluded Sunday night. The 2016 format featured combined team scores.
December 3, 2016 Women's Basketball Runs Past Lyons in 58-37 NEWMAC Road Matchup Norton, MA --- Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) totaled 32 points to lead WPI to a 58-37 NEWMAC women's basketball triumph over host Wheaton Saturday afternoon in Emerson Gymnasium.
December 3, 2016 Amato Wins Weight Class as Wrestling Ties for Second at RIT Invitational Rochester, NY --- Senior Brian Amato (Newington, CT) won his weight class and sophomores Michael Curtis (Wells, ME) and Austin Shrewsbury (Westfield, MA) each reached the final round as a total of 10 WPI wrestlers reached the podium at the RIT Invitational Saturday. The Engineers finished tied for second as a team at the 12-team event with 121 points, despite not having a 184-pounder compete in a format that award team points to the best finisher in each of the ten weight classes.
December 3, 2016 Wittenberg, Hanlon & Rus Highlight Individual Efforts in Men’s Track & Field Opener Springfield, MA --- The WPI men’s track & field team secured three individual wins, including a pair by newcomers, and featured six Division III New England Championships qualifying performances as the Engineers began the 2016-17 season competing against the Pride, Conn. College, Merchant Marine, Stevens and Westfield State Saturday.
December 3, 2016 Velleca, Dykstra & Packard Lead Women's Track & Field in 2016-17 Debut Springfield, MA --- The WPI women’s track & field team earned three wins and combined for eight Division III New England qualifying marks in the Engineers 2016-17 debut at Springfield. The non-scoring meet also included Conn. College, Merchant Marine, Stevens and Westfield State.
December 3, 2016 Converse and Wisniewski Combine for 30 as No. 23 Men's Basketball Falls to Fitchburg St. Fitchburg, MA --- The Fitchburg State men’s basketball team saw four players reach double figures as the Falcons defeated WPI, 74-61 in no-conference action this afternoon at the Parkinson Gymnasium.
December 1, 2016 No. 23 Men's Basketball Charges Past Rams; Bartley Secures Win 300 Framingham, MA --- The nationally-ranked WPI men's basketball team went on the road and defeated Framingham State, 69-52, and delivered head coach Chris Bartley his 300th career win Thursday night at the Athletic Center.
December 1, 2016 McCrea Tabbed NSCAA Women's Soccer All-America; Hoops and Gray Named All-NE Kansas City, MO --- Freshman Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) earned NSCAA NCAA Division III Women's Soccer All-America third team status and was one of three WPI women's soccer student-athletes to be honored as an NSCAA NCAA Division III Women's All-New England Region Team selection, as recently announced.
December 1, 2016 Men’s Soccer’s Nemes Named to NSCAA Division III All-New England Third Team Kansas City, MO --- WPI junior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) has been selected as a member of the 2016 NSCAA NCAA Division III Men's All-New England Region third team. He is the third WPI selection in four years and first since Eric Crevoiserat ’15, also a third teamer, in 2014.
November 30, 2016 Biney, Beck and Greenalch Propel Women's Basketball Past Wellesley Wellesley, MA --- Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) recorded her first career double-double, scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, to lead visiting WPI to a 63-39 victory over Wellesley in the 2016-17 NEWMAC opener for both squads on Wednesday at Gracia Mangano Martore '73 Court.
November 30, 2016 WPI’s Rooftop Field Complex Draws Praise from American Institute of Architects WORCESTER – The Worcester Polytechnic Institute Rooftop Sports Field and Garage Complex has received another award for its design, recently earning accolades from The American Institute of Architects. The Central Massachusetts chapter awarded an “Excellence in Architecture” designation to SSMA Architects and WPI as part of their annual awards event this past Saturday.
November 29, 2016 No. 3 Tufts Rallies Past No. 23 Men’s Basketball in Regional Showdown Medford, MA --- Junior Vincent Pace (Bridgewater, NJ) scored 23 points to lead No. 3 Tufts past No. 23 Men’s Basketball, 75-71, Tuesday night in a non-conference game at Cousens Gymnasium.
November 29, 2016 Pope Represents WPI and Liberty League on Academic All-America D-III Football Team WORCESTER – WPI senior Will Pope (Middlebury, CT) has been selected as an Academic All-America second team member by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 28, 2016 Biney Pockets NEWMAC, NEWBA and WACBA Women's Basketball Weekly Awards WORCESTER – WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week and New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Player of the Week.
November 28, 2016 Murtagh Earns Spot on New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England Team WORCESTER – For the second time in three years, WPI senior Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) has earned a spot on the New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England team. He was previously tabbed as a sophomore.
November 27, 2016 Biney and Dunphy Lead Women’s Basketball Past JWU in WPI Thanksgiving Classic Finale WORCESTER – Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) was named MVP and senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) earned a spot on the WPI Thanksgiving All-Classic Team as the women’s basketball team defeated Johnson & Wales Sunday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
November 26, 2016 Defense and Biney’s Career Day Keys Women's Basketball Victory in Battle of Engineers WORCESTER – Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) totaled a career-high 28 points as the host Engineers forged a 73-40 victory over Rensselaer Saturday in the WPI Thanksgiving Classic opener Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
November 23, 2016 Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff Earns Regional Recognition From NSCAA Kansas City, MO --- WPI Head Coach Steph Schafer along with assistants Danielle Parenteau and Maddie (Willer) DeClerck ’14 have been selected as the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division III New England Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff of the Year. The trio is now on the ballot for National Staff of the Year consideration.
November 22, 2016 Killer B's (Biney and Beck) Swarm Nichols in Worcester County Women’s Basketball Matchup WORCESTER – Junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) scored 19 points, on 9 of 12 shooting, and hauled in eight rebounds as WPI bested visiting Nichols, 76-49, Tuesday night in a non-conference women’s basketball matchup in Harrington Auditorium.
November 22, 2016 Willgress’ Quick Starts Ignites Men’s Basketball to Road Triumph at Worcester State WORCESTER --- Jamani Spencer paced all scorers with 17 points and Connor Willgress registered a career-high 15 as WPI notched a 91-54 road win Tuesday evening at cross town rival Worcester State. The Engineers, who are receiving votes in the D3hoops.com Top 25, is now 4-0 on the young season while the Lancers slip to 0-4 overall.
November 22, 2016 Marsh Named NEWA Rookie of the Week; Six WPI Wrestlers in New England Rankings Middletown, CT --- WPI freshman Tyler Marsh has been tabbed as the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 134h. The 157-pounder is one of six Engineer grapplers to be regionally-ranked this week, breaking into the rankings at No. 5.
November 21, 2016 Biney Tabbed First Ever NEWMAC Women's Basketball Defensive Player of the Week Boston, MA – WPI junior Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has the distinction of being the first ever NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Week.
November 19, 2016 Marsh, Lightweights and Heavyweights Propel Wrestling to Home Super Quad Sweep WORCESTER --- Michael Curtis and Austin Shrewsbury posted wins in the final two bouts to help WPI rally from 15-14 deficit to defeat Ursinus (PA) 21-15 and complete a three match sweep of a home Super Quad on Saturday at the Sports & Recreation Center. Earlier in the day the Engineers knocked off King’s (PA) 30-12 and upended Norwich 30-10.
November 19, 2016 Men's Basketball Retains Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament Title, Converse Named MVP WORCESTER – Senior Ian Converse (Woodstock, CT) earned MVP honors as WPI needed an extra five minutes to knock off DeSales, 73-70, in the championship game of the second annual Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium. Converse dropped 21 points in the title game to go with 14 in Friday night’s opener.
November 19, 2016 Women's Basketball Claims Third Consecutive Worcester City Tournament Crown WORCESTER -- WPI captured its third consecutive and eighth overall Worcester City Tournament Championship the Engineers defeated Worcester State 50-36 Saturday evening inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
November 19, 2016 Tim Petri and Jack Bauer Shine in Men’s Swimming & Diving Split with MIT and Bowdoin WORCESTER – Senior Tim Petri (Eksjö, Sweden) and sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) each won an individual event as No. 25 WPI men’s swimming & diving team split with No. 4 MIT and Bowdoin Saturday at the Sports & Recreation Center. The Engineers, who entered the day with a 24-0 record in the Sports & Recreation Center, defeated the Polar Bears 184-116 and were upended by MIT 229.50-70.50.
November 19, 2016 Women's Swimming & Diving Falls to MIT and Bowdoin in Home Double Dual WORCESTER – The WPI women’s swimming & diving team shouldered a pair of defeats with a 240-60 decision to No. 10 MIT and a 171-129 setback to Bowdoin. The visiting Engineers upended the Polar Bears 213-87.
November 18, 2016 Men’s Basketball Improves to 3-0 All-Time in Annual Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament WORCESTER – Senior Ian Converse (Woodstock, CT) handed in a double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds and sophomore Jamani Spencer (Closter, NJ) came off the bench to add 14 of his own in a 59-55 men’s basketball victory over Salve Regina in the opening game of the second annual Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament Friday night in Harrington Auditorium. It was Converse’s fifth career double-double.
November 18, 2016 Women's Basketball Advances to Seventh Consecutive Worcester City Tournament Title Game WORCESTER – Senior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) scored a game-best 14 points as WPI advanced to the Worcester City Women’s Basketball Tournament title game with a 72-30 win over Becker at Worcester State’s new Wellness Center.
November 16, 2016 McAllen Tabbed Liberty League Football Rookie of the Year; 12 More Engineers Recognized Troy, NY --- Freshman running back Sean McAllen was named the Liberty League Football Rookie of the Year as seniors Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) and Blaine Bursey took home first team accolades as voted upon by the league’s head coaches following the regular season.
November 15, 2016 Converse, Men’s Basketball Cruise Past Eastern Connecticut on Opening Night WORCESTER – Senior Ian Converse (Woodstock, CT) scored a game-high 19 points to lead WPI past Eastern Connecticut State University, 76-62, on the opening night of the 2016-17 Division III Men’s Basketball season Tuesday in Harrington Auditorium.
November 15, 2016 Late Rally Falls Short as Women's Basketball Drops Showdown of Preseason Favorites WORCESTER – Chelsea Houlihan poured in a team-best 13 points and Nakira Examond led all players with 13 rebounds as visiting UMass Dartmouth opened the 2016-17 season by defeating WPI 56-47 in a match-up of preseason women’s basketball conference favorites on Tuesday evening.
November 14, 2016 Women's Swimming & Diving Claims All Three NEWMAC Weekly Awards Boston, MA --- The WPI women’s swimming & diving team claimed all three NEWMAC weekly awards for the week ending Sunday, November 13. Junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) was named the NEWMAC Women’s Swimmer of the Week and classmate Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) earned her third NEWMAC Women’s Diver of the Week nod, this time outright. Day also teamed with seniors Eva Childers (Henniker, NH), Tori Claverie (Derry, NH) and Emily Martin (Penfield, NY) to earn the NEWMAC Women’s Relay Team of the Week accolade.
November 14, 2016 Men's Swimming & Diving Takes Home Two of Three NEWMAC Weekly Accolades Boston, MA --- Senior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) repeated as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week and the 400-yard freestyle relay was tabbed as the NEWMAC Men’s Relay of the Week following their performances this past weekend.
November 12, 2016 Women's Soccer Ties Trinity 0-0; Bantams Advance to NCAA Second Round via PKs Geneva, NY --- Junior Julia Pitino (Littleton, MA) totaled four stops, including three PKs, as Trinity advanced to the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship Second Round following a 0-0 double OT draw with WPI Saturday at William Smith’s Cozzens Field.
November 12, 2016 Football Falls Short to Nationally-Ranked St. Lawrence in Liberty League Finale WORCESTER -- The St. Lawrence Saints scored 14 fourth-quarter points, capped by a 35-yard punt return by senior James Holley-Grisham en route to a 28-21 win over host WPI on Senior Day at Alumni Field.
November 12, 2016 Men's Cross Country Sets DIII NE Championship Program Point Record in 10th-Place Effort Westfield, MA --- Senior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) repeated as an All-New England performer and the WPI men's cross country team once again placed a program-best 10th at the NCAA Division III New England Championships Saturday at Stanley Park.
November 12, 2016 Women's Cross Country 18th at NCAA DIII New England Championships Westfield, MA --- Led by All-New England junior Jasmine Higuera Castillo (Riverside, CA) WPI finished 18th at the NCAA Division III New England Cross Country Regional Saturday at Stanley Park.
November 12, 2016 Women's Swimming & Diving Seniors Complete Four-Year Sweep of Coast Guard New London, CT --- Junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA), senior Emily Martin (Penfield, NY) and junior Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) all won multiple individual events as the WPI women's swimming and diving team cruised past Coast Guard, 169-110, Saturday afternoon.
November 12, 2016 Four Visit Podium as Wrestling Opens 2016-2017 Season at Roger Williams Invitational Bristol, RI --- The WPI wrestling team began the 2016-17 campaign Saturday by finishing seventh at the Roger Williams Invitational. Sophomore Austin Shrewsbury finished second at heavyweight and was joined on the podium by classmate Michael Curtis and the freshman duo of Tyler Marsh and Chase Lind. As a team, the Engineers totaled 80 points overall at the 12-team event that saw the host Hawks edge Johnson & Wales and York to claim the team title.
November 12, 2016 Men's Swimming & Diving Outlasts Coast Guard 151-147 New London, CT --- The Bauer brothers continued their dominance and added two pool records to the collection as the WPI men's swimming & diving team closed out the meet with a key win in the 400-yard freestyle relay in a 151-147 triumph at Coast Guard Saturday afternoon.
November 11, 2016 Men’s Swimming & Diving Knocks Off Six-Time Defending NE-10 Champs New Haven, CT --- Members of the fastest 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard medley relay teams also accounted for six individual triumphs as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team knocked off six-time defending Northeast 10 champion Southern Connecticut State, 161-134, Friday night.
November 11, 2016 Day has a Night as Women’s Swimming & Diving Edged at D-II SCSU New Haven, CT --- Junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) won a trio of individual events as WPI began a Connecticut road trip at Division II Southern Connecticut State Friday night. The Engineers came up four points short (150-146).
November 11, 2016 TELEGRAM & GAZETTE: Cherise Galasso has taken WPI women's basketball team to new heights WORCESTER — WPI coach Cherise Galasso was a two-sport star (basketball, soccer) at the University of Rochester, and last weekend she returned to her alma mater to mark the 25-year anniversary of her soccer team’s NCAA Division 3 national championship.
November 10, 2016 Women's Basketball Tabbed to Repeat as NEWMAC Champion BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the annual Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll on Thursday afternoon. After claiming the programs first NEWMAC title and first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1996 last season, WPI has been tabbed the preseason favorites with nine first place votes heading into the 2016-17 season.
November 10, 2016 Men's Basketball Picked Third in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) revealed the annual Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll on Thursday afternoon. After an impressive 2015-16 season claiming the programs second consecutive NEWMAC crown and pushing to the NCAA Sectional Semifinals last winter, Babson has been tabbed the preseason favorites with seven first place votes.
November 10, 2016 Six Engineers Named to Inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Teams Boston, MA --- Six WPI student-athletes were named to the inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team, as announced as part of the league’s revamped postseason award program.
November 9, 2016 Hoops, McCrea and Schafer Claim Three of Four NEWMAC Women's Soccer Major Awards Boston, MA --- The WPI women’s soccer team secured three of the four major NEWMAC postseason awards as chosen by the league’s head coaches.
November 9, 2016 Werth Pockets NEWMAC Women's Volleyball All-Conference Accolades Boston, MA --- WPI senior Maddy Werth (Bedford, MA) was tabbed a NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball All-Conference Second Team selection, as voted upon by the league’s head coaches. Classmate Brianna Parent (Epping, NH) is the program’s representative on the inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
November 8, 2016 Nemes and Farrell Voted to NEWMAC Men's Soccer All-Conference Teams Boston, MA --- WPI junior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) and senior Matt Farrell (Groveland, MA) have been named to a NEWMAC Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team, as voted upon by the league’s head coaches. Junior Jordan Finzel (Northport, NY), meanwhile, was selected to represent the Engineers on the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer All-Sportsmanship Team.
November 7, 2016 Women’s Soccer Set to Travel to William Smith for NCAA Tournament Debut Indianapolis, IN --- WPI will be traveling to Geneva, NY this weekend for the opening rounds of the 2016 NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship.
November 7, 2016 Bender Repeats as NEWMAC Women's Co-Diver of the Week Boston, MA --- Junior Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) has once again been selected as the NEWMAC Women’s Co-Diver of the Week. She shares this week’s honor with MIT freshman Vivian Zhou (Palo Alto, CA).
November 7, 2016 Andrew Bauer Captures NEWMAC Men's Swimmer of the Week Accolades Boston, MA --- Senior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week.
November 6, 2016 Women's Soccer Defeats MIT, 3-1, to Secure First NEWMAC Championship in Program History WORCESTER – Freshman Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) notched a pair of assists Sunday as the WPI women’s soccer team earned its first NEWMAC championship in program history with a 3-1 triumph over visiting MIT at Alumni Stadium. In addition to her helpers, McCrea scored the double OT game-winner in yesterday’s semifinal and was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.
November 5, 2016 McCrea's Golden Goal Sends Women's Soccer to NEWMAC Title Game WORCESTER – Freshman Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) propelled the WPI women’s soccer team into Sunday’s NEWMAC Championship game with a golden goal 17 seconds in the second overtime to defeat visiting Springfield 1-0 Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
November 5, 2016 Last Minute TD Pass from Rice to Thulin Gives Football 37-34 Thriller Over Rochester Rochester, NY --- Blake Rice threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead visiting WPI to a come-from-behind 37-34 victory over the University of Rochester at Edwin Fauver Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
November 5, 2016 Andrew Bauer Paces Men’s Swimming & Diving in Close Finish at RPI Troy, NY --- Senior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) won all three freestyle sprints as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team fell to host RPI 151-148 Saturday at Robison Pool.
November 5, 2016 Day and Bender Deliver in Women’s Swimming & Diving’s Road Meet at RPI Troy, NY --- Juniors Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) and Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) each won an event as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team traveled to RPI Saturday. The hosts won by a count of 188-112.
November 4, 2016 Women’s Swimming & Diving Opens 2016 Home Slate with Trio of Triumphs WORCESTER – Freshman Emma Edwardson (Cary, NC) swept the breaststroke events as the WPI women’s swimming & diving team bested Babson, Smith and Brandeis Friday night in the Sports & Recreation Center.
November 4, 2016 Melanson and Chen Double Winners in Men’s Swimming & Diving Home Sweep WORCESTER – Junior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) and freshman Dave Chen (East Lyme, CT) each earned a pair of individual victories as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team swept Babson and Brandeis Friday night in the Sports & Recreation Center.
November 4, 2016 WPI Places 20 on Liberty League Football All-Academic Team Troy, NY --- Led by four-time honoree Vinny Tavernelli (Plymouth, MA), 20 WPI student-athletes were named to the Liberty League Football All-Academic Team. The Engineers racked up 174 selections under seventh-year head coach Chris Robertson. During that time, WPI has boasted the most honorees five times, including 30 in 2012 and again in 2013. Overall, the Crimson and Gray have touted 209 during their tenure in the Liberty League.
November 3, 2016 Bakhtyari Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District I Volleyball Team WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) has garnered Academic All-District I status, as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. She is now eligible for Academic All-America consideration.
November 3, 2016 Lynch, Pope and Tavernelli Garner Academic All-District I Football Accolades WORCESTER --- A trio of WPI football upperclassmen have been named Academic All-District I, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The district covers institutions in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. They are now on the ballot for Academic All-America honors.
November 2, 2016 39 Fall WPI Student-Athletes Named NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Boston, MA --- Led by women’s soccer graduate student Jaime Espinola (Greensboro, NC), a rare four-time honoree, and seven three-time selections 39 WPI student-athletes were named NEWMAC Academic All-Conference for the fall season. The men’s and women’s soccer teams each delivered a WPI-best eight nods.
November 1, 2016 Volleyball Season Stalls in NEWMAC Quarterfinal at Springfield Springfield, MA --- Senior Jennifer Hurwitz (Longmeadow, MA) recorded a double-double for second-seeded Springfield as the host Pride earned a 3-1 (25-12, 23-25, 25-15, 25-19) win against seventh-seeded WPI in a NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball Championship Quarterfinal Tuesday night in Blake Arena.
October 31, 2016 Melanson and Bauer Make Splash With Initial NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Weekly Awards Boston, MA --- Junior Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) and sophomore Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) pocketed NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Weekly accolades for their performances at Saturday’s Worcester City Championships.
October 31, 2016 NEWMAC Lauds Bender, 200-Yard Medley Relay in Form of Swimming & Diving Accolades Boston, MA --- Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) and the women’s swimming & diving 200-yard medley relay team earned NEWMAC weekly honors for their performances at the Worcester City Championships this past Saturday. Bender was named the Co-Diver of the Week along with Babson’s Paris Ekman (Fargo, ND). The 200 MR secured the Relay Team of the Week nod.
October 29, 2016 Women's Soccer Clinches Top Seed in Next Week's NEWMAC Championship on Senior Day WORCESTER – The WPI women’s soccer team picked up a 3-0 victory over Mount Holyoke Saturday evening at Alumni Stadium. As a result, the Engineers will share the regular season title with MIT and, thanks to WPI’s 2-1 double OT win on September 17, the Crimson and Gray will be the top seed in next week’s NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Championship.
October 29, 2016 Scott, Brady and Winship Shine in Men's Cross Country's Second-Place Finish at NEWMACs Northampton, MA --- Senior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY), sophomore Michael Brady (Medway, MA) and junior Tristam Winship (Bedford, NH) earned All-Conference accolades as WPI finished second at the NEWMAC Cross Country Championships Saturday at Smith.
October 29, 2016 Higuera Castillo Leads WPI Women's Cross Country to Fifth Place at NEWMACs Northampton, MA --- Junior Jasmine Higuera Castillo (Riverside, CA) paced the WPI women’s cross country teams with an All-Conference effort as the team was fifth at the NEWMAC Championships Saturday afternoon at Smith.
October 29, 2016 Men's Swimming & Diving Claims Fifth Consecutive City Title WORCESTER -- The WPI men's swimming & diving team turned in a dominant performance en route to its fourth straight Worcester City Championship title.
October 29, 2016 Women's Swimming & Diving Second in Worcester City Championships WORCESTER -- The WPI women's swimming & diving team posted a record 919 points to fuel a program-best second-place finish at the Worcester City Championships. It was also the first time the Engineers bested Division I Holy Cross (781 points) and won a relay at the annual event.
October 29, 2016 Volleyball Closes out Regular Season Slate with 3-0 Victory at Mount Holyoke South Hadley, MA --- WPI bested Mount Holyoke College, 3-0 in the NEWMAC regular season volleyball finale on Saturday. With the win, the Engineers conclude the regular season with an overall record of 22-8 overall and 5-5 in the NEWMAC, while the Lyons end 5-17 overall and 0-10 in the conference.
October 29, 2016 Late Hobart Touchdown Stuns Football in Game Featuring Five Fourth Quarter Lead Changes WORCESTER -- Junior Shane Sweeney became Hobart’s single-season passing leader, and senior Jack Pfohl scored an 18-yard touchdown with three seconds to go as the Statesmen upended host WPI, 35-31, in a Liberty League football game Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
October 29, 2016 Women's Rowing Concludes Fall Season at Head of the Fish Saratoga Springs, NY --- WPI women's rowing concluded its fall season Saturday with a busy day at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs. NY.
October 27, 2016 WPI Men's Rowing Races for the Final Time of the Fall at the Head of the Fish Regatta Saratoga Springs, NY --- The WPI men's rowing team wrapped up its fall campaign Saturday at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, NY. The varsity eight capped a strong fall season with a second place showing behind Division I Columbia.
October 29, 2016 Men's Soccer Blanked by MIT in 2016 Season Finale WORCESTER – MIT scored two first half goals in a 2-0 victory at WPI in a NEWMAC men’s soccer matchup at Alumni Stadium.
October 29, 2016 Field Hockey's NEWMAC Tournament Hopes Dashed in 1-0 Loss at Springfield Springfield, MA --- A first-half goal from junior forward Maggie Kennedy proved to be the only goal the Springfield field hockey program needed, as the Pride defeated WPI in its regular-season finale on Saturday afternoon at Stagg Field.
October 28, 2016 Longwell and Niba Sign Contracts With New England Anchors of the ABA WORCESTER --- WPI men’s basketball alumni Sam Longwell and Clyde Niba have signed professional contracts with the New England Anchors of the American Basketball Association (ABA).
October 28, 2016 DAILY HERD: Ann McCarron Gets Day of Pampering, Courtesy of Bob Kraft, Patriots The car the New England Patriots sent pulled up to her home promptly at 7 a.m., and Ann McCarron jumped in, expecting a nice meal and maybe a little yoga as part of her Patriots Day of Pampering to honor breast cancer survivors.
October 28, 2016 d3wrestle.com: WPI 2016-2017 Preview The Engineers will be looking to build on a successful 2016 campaign that had them cracking the national rankings for the first time in a number of years. Last year’s team had five freshmen break into the lineup and make an immediate impact. For 2016-17, WPI will look to 2015 All-American Brian Amato and regional placer Austin Shrewsbury, as well as five other returners that made it to the top 8 in the region, to lead the team towards developing a legacy that puts them in the conversation with WPI teams of the past.
October 28, 2016 Christidis Named to Academic All-District I Men's Soccer Team, as Selected by CoSIDA WORCESTER – WPI junior Pav Christidis (Fairport, NY) has been named to the Academic All-District I Men’s Soccer Team, as selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. He is now eligible for Academic All-America consideration.
October 27, 2016 Werth's Hot Hitting Highlights Volleyball's Triumph on Senior Night WORCESTER – Senior Maddy Werth (Bedford, MA) hit .444 and delivered 14 kills, while not committing an error in the final two sets, to help lead host WPI to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-14) non-conference women’s volleyball triumph over Lasell Thursday night in Harrington Auditorium.
October 27, 2016 Men's Swimming & Diving Second in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its annual men's swimming and diving preseason coaches' poll on Thursday morning. Following a stellar 2015 NEWMAC Championship and NCAA performances, the MIT Engineers have been tabbed as the preseason favorites with six first place votes.
October 27, 2016 Women's Swimming & Diving Fourth in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released its annual women's swimming and diving preseason coaches' poll on Thursday afternoon. After taking home the programs sixth consecutive NEWMAC Title last February and sending multiple individuals to the NCAA Championship, MIT has been named the preseason favorite with nine first place votes.
October 26, 2016 Conroy Registers a Pair of Early Goals as Men's Soccer Blanks Host Anna Maria Paxton, MA --- Jackson Conroy notched a pair of goals in the opening 15:37 as WPI concluded the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 6-0 shutout of host Anna Maria in a men’s soccer contest played early Wednesday evening.
October 25, 2016 Four Different Women's Soccer Players Net Goals in 4-2 Victory at Clark Worcester, MA --- Visiting WPI scored the game’s first four goals and went on to knock off Worcester city rival Clark University, 4-2, in NEWMAC women’s soccer action on a frigid Tuesday evening.
October 25, 2016 Fitchburg State's Fast Start Dooms Field Hockey WORCESTER – Visiting Fitchburg State netted a goal early in each half as the Falcons knocked off WPI 2-1 in a non-conference field hockey match-up on Tuesday evening. With the win Fitchburg State ups its record to 13-4 on the season while the Engineers slip to 6-10 overall.
October 25, 2016 Regionally-Ranked City and Conference Foe Clark Cruises Past Volleyball on Pink Night WORCESTER – Junior Marina Ramos (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) notched a match-best 12 kills as Clark traveled down Park Ave. and earned a 3-0 (25-13, 25-22, 25-16) victory at WPI Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
October 25, 2016 Pacheco, Again, Named to D3football.com Team of the Week Minneapolis, MN --- WPI junior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) has been tabbed as a member of the D3football.com Team of the Week. He named the WPI Men’s Student-Athlete of the Week and a Liberty League Honor Roll selection yesterday (Monday).
October 24, 2016 Field Hauls in Liberty League Football Rookie of the Week Accolades Troy, NY --- WPI running back Connor Field (Granby, CT) has been named as the Liberty League Football Rookie of the Week. Junior defensive lineman Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) was placed on the weekly honor roll.
October 22, 2016 Men's Rowing Varsity Eight Reaches the Medal Stand at Head of the Charles Cambridge, MA --- WPI men’s rowing earned a medal Sunday at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. The varsity eight placed fourth overall out of 37 boats to pick up the medal.
October 22, 2016 Women's Rowing Has Strong Showing at Iconic Head of The Charles Regatta Cambridge, MA --- WPI women’s rowing had a pair of boats participating this weekend in the historic Head of The Charles Regatta. The collegiate eight placed 10th and the club eight finished 27th in the 52nd annual event.
October 22, 2016 Football Engineers Sweep; Transit Trophy Returns to Worcester Troy, NY --- Junior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) logged 10 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss, a sack and a key safety in the fourth quarter, as WPI reclaimed the Transit Trophy with a 19-7 victory over host RPI Saturday in a Liberty League football tilt at East Campus Stadium.
October 22, 2016 WPI Volleyball Sweeps Tri-Match at Framingham State with Keene State Framingham, MA --- Senior Maddy Werth totaled 23 kills and classmmate Shay Feeley amassed 39 assists as WPI went to Framingham State and swept a tri-match with the host Rams and Keene State on Saturday. With the wins, WPI moves to 20-7 on the season and reaches the 20-victory mark for the second straight season and eighth time in program history.
October 22, 2016 Hoops, Defense Shine in Women's Soccer's Scoreless Draw at Springfield Springfield, MA --- The WPI and Springfield women's soccer team played to a scoreless tie Saturday afternoon at Brock-Affleck Field.
October 22, 2016 Wheaton Dampens Field Hockey Senior Day With Key NEWMAC Victory WORCESTER – Three different Wheaton student-athletes scored a goal in a 3-1 triumph over host WPI Saturday in a NEWMAC field hockey matchup played in a driving rain storm at Alumni Stadium.
October 22, 2016 Babson Edges Men's Soccer, 2-0, in Showdown of Regionally-Ranked Teams Babson Park, MA --- Sophomore Noah Parker (Hampden, ME) scored late in the first half and senior Kofi Abankroh (Worcester, MA) buried a second-half penalty kick to lift Babson College to a 2-0 win over visiting WPI in NEWMAC men’s soccer action on Saturday afternoon at Hartwell-Rogers Field.
October 21, 2016 Jennifer Toland: WPI assistant men's soccer coach Evan Holmes, players keep each other going Evan Holmes is marking his silver anniversary as a WPI men’s soccer assistant coach this fall. In his 25 years with the Engineers, he has been on the sideline for 405 games and 230 victories, he has instructed at more than 1,000 practices, purchased many dozen bagels for Saturday morning pregame team breakfasts, and touched the lives of so many kids.
October 20, 2016 Werth’s Career-Night Sends Volleyball Past Brandeis in Five WORCESTER – Senior Maddy Werth (Bedford, MA) smashed a match and career-high 21 kills and hit at a .340 clip to key a 3-2 (25-15, 19-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-6) victory over visiting Brandeis in a Thursday night in a non-conference women’s volleyball matchup at Harrington Auditorium.
October 20, 2016 Football Set to Face RPI for the Transit Trophy - What is the Transit Trophy? The 110th football meeting between rivals WPI and Rensselaer will take place Saturday afternoon at 1pm in Troy. RPI enjoys a 58-46-5 advantage in the series including a 28-21 victory last season in Worcester but the two teams have split their last six meetings. The coveted Transit Trophy will be on the line. RPI sports a 24-11-1 mark since the trophy was first awarded in 1980. Read below for more information on this unique college football trophy.
October 19, 2016 Farrell and Calnan Net Goals as Men's Soccer Rallies to Defeat Fitchburg State Fitchburg, MA --- WPI freshman Mark Calnan's goal in the 84th minute became the difference-maker as Engineers went on the road Wednesday and defeated Fitchburg State University 2-1 in a hard-fought non-conference men's soccer match.
October 18, 2016 McCrea Magnificent as Women's Soccer Establish New School Record for Wins WORCESTER – Freshman Kristen McCrea notched a goal and an assist to help WPI establish a new school record for victories in a season by knocking off visiting Smith 2-1 in a NEWMAC women’s soccer matchup on Tuesday evening.
October 18, 2016 Volleyball Hangs Tough With Second-Place Springfield in Entertaining NEWMAC Clash WORCESTER – Reigning NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week senior Lauren Holt (Granby, CT) led the all student-athletes with a .346 hitting percentage and 13 kills as Springfield defeated host WPI, 3-0 (28-26, 25-14, 25-23), Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
October 18, 2016 Three Second Half Goals Pushes Mount Holyoke by Field Hockey 3-2 WORCESTER – Sophie Perekslis and Charlotte Wagner connected on a pair of second half goals as Mount Holyoke rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to defeat host WPI 3-2 in a NEWMAC field hockey contest played late Tuesday afternoon. With the victory, the Lyons move to 8-5 overall and 4-2 in conference action while the Engineers dip to 6-8 on the season and 1-5 in NEWMAC play.
October 15, 2016 Field Hockey Corners Anna Maria in Non-Conference Matchup WORCESTER – Senior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) scored a pair of first half goals in a 3-0 victory over visiting Anna Maria Saturday at Alumni Stadium. Prior to the contest Shevchuk was presented with her 2015-16 CoSIDA Academic All-America award.
October 15, 2016 Junior Duos Shine in Men’s Soccer’s 1-1 Double OT Tie With Coast Guard WORCESTER – Junior goalkeepers Connor Hoeckele (Granby, CT) and Jake Sorenson (Oakdale, CT) stopped a total of seven shots in a 1-1 tie between WPI and visiting Coast Guard in a NEWMAC men’s soccer matchup Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
October 15, 2016 Gomarlo's Goal Gets Women's Soccer Past Wellesley 1-0 Wellesley, MA --- WPI junior Sophie Gomarlo scored the only goal of the game 18:09 into the second half to help the Engineers take a 1-0 NEWMAC victory over Wellesley women's soccer on Saturday at the Wellesley Fields Complex.
October 15, 2016 Women's Rowing Claims Gold at the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta WORCESTER -- Women’s Rowing saw its varsity eight turn in a gold medal-winning performance Saturday as the Engineers hosted the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond. The Crimson and Gray saw five boats participate in their lone home meet of the fall season.
October 15, 2016 Men's Rowing Excels in Quinsigamond Snake Regatta WORCESTER --- The WPI men’s rowing program earned a gold and silver Saturday while hosting the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond. The men’s varsity eight rowed to a second place finish behind a Division I program while novice eight had privilege of throwing their coxswain in the water after winning the novice race.
October 15, 2016 Men’s Cross Country Sixth at Highly Competitive Conn. College Invite Waterford, CT --- Five members of the WPI men’s cross country team finished in the top 40 as the team came home sixth at the Connecticut College Invitational Saturday at Harkness State Park.
October 15, 2016 Women’s Cross Country 13th at Conn. College Invitational Waterford, CT --- The WPI women’s cross country team placed 13th at the Conn. College Invitational Saturday at Harkness Memorial State Park.
October 15, 2016 Volleyball Falls to Trinity and Rhode Island College in Hartford Tri-Match Hartford, CT --- The WPI volleyball went on the road Saturday and dropped a pair of matches at a triangular at Trinity. The Engineers fell to the host Bantams 3-2 (21-25, 25-19, 27-25, 21-25, 15-13) before being defeated by Rhode Island College 3-1 (25-16, 17-25, 25-23, 26-24).
October 12, 2016 Lamb Lands on D3football.com Team of the Week Minneapolis, MN --- WPI senior safety Jason Lamb (Plymouth, MA) was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.
October 11, 2016 Hoops Secures NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Co-Defensive Player of the Week Honors Boston, MA --- WPI sophomore Gabi Hoops (Stonington, CT) has been selected as one of the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Co-Defensive Players of the Week, as announced Tuesday. She shared the accolade with Mount Holyoke senior Zoe Marshall (Mississuaga, Ontario).
October 10, 2016 Softball Pockets NFCA All-Academic Team Status; Nine Individuals Lauded as Scholar Athletes Louisville, KY --- Four members of the WPI softball team repeated as National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Scholar Athletes and the program was lauded as an NFCA All-Academic Team for the second consecutive season, as recently announced by the organization.
October 10, 2016 WPI Poly Club Inducts Six New Additions into Athletics Hall of Fame The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee is proud to announce its 34th Class, the Class of 2016. The six newest members were inducted on Friday, October 7th as part of Homecoming Weekend. The inductees include: Edwin B. (Ted) Coghlin Jr. ’56 (Contributor), Craig Dempsey ’81 (Football and Wrestling), Joseph Moskowitz ’05 (Wrestling), Kevin Ranucci ’96 (Football), Michael Shannon ’97 (Men’s Basketball) and Michael Sorrentino ’02 (Baseball).
October 9, 2016 Women's Soccer Defeats Roger Williams and Weather to Reach Double Digit Win Total Bristol, RI --- WPI snapped Roger Williams women’s soccer team's six-game win streak Sunday afternoon. The Engineers picked up a 2-0 non-conference victory over RWU on a rainy and windy Sunday afternoon.
October 8, 2016 Volleyball Cruises Past Eastern Nazarene and Mass. Maritime on Homecoming WORCESTER – Sophomore Casey Hunt (Granby, CT), junior Kat Hurlock (Burlington, CT) and freshman Abbie Gilbert (Hopkinton, MA) all hit over .500 in the first contest of the day as the WPI volleyball team swept a tri-match with Eastern Nazarene and Mass Maritime by 3-0 decisions Saturday in Harrington Auditorium.
October 8, 2016 Merchant Marine Stuns Football in Wild Second Half; Eckler Sets Career Total Offense Record WORCESTER – Junior Justin Sydlowski’s (Plymouth, MI) interception with 2:13 to play eventually led to the game-winning field goal by classmate Jake McDonough (Wilmington, NC) with 13 seconds left to lift visiting Merchant Marine to a 45-44 victory over WPI in a Liberty League matchup Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
October 8, 2016 Men’s Soccer Edged by Unbeaten Springfield, Trio of Locals WORCESTER – Sophomore Keon Haji (Shrewsbury, MA) scored in the 79th minute to keep Springfield unbeaten in a 2-1 result at host WPI Saturday night in a men’s soccer showdown at Alumni Stadium.
October 8, 2016 Field Hockey's Late Comeback Bid Foiled by Nationally-Ranked Wellesley WORCESTER – Nikki Sharkin’s goal early in the second half was the difference as nationally-ranked Wellesley spoiled Homecoming by defeating host WPI 3-1 in a NEWMAC field hockey contest played on Saturday morning.
October 8, 2016 Men’s Cross Country Finishes 16th at All-New England Championships Boston, MA --- The WPI men’s cross country team placed 16th overall and fourth amongst Division III opponents at the NEICAAA All-New England Championships Saturday at Franklin Park.
October 8, 2016 Women’s Cross Country Participates in All-New England Championships Boston, MA --- The WPI women’s cross country team came home 31st overall and fourth amongst Division III teams at the All-New England Championships hosted by the NEICAAA Saturday at Franklin Park.
October 6, 2016 Feeley, Bakhtyari, Hunt and Werth Lift Volleyball to NEWMAC Road Triumph at Smith Northampton, MA --- Setters Shay Feeley and Azita Bakhtyari combined for 30 assists and Casey Hunt and Maddy Werth each belted eight kills the WPI volleyball team went on the road Thursday and defeated host Smith 3-0. The host Engineers took the match by set scores of 25-11, 25-23 and 25-20.
October 5, 2016 Men's Soccer's Early Bids Unlucky in Scoreless Draw With Wentworth WORCESTER – The WPI and Wentworth Institute of Technology men’s soccer teams battled to a 0-0 double OT draw Wednesday night at Alumni Stadium.
October 4, 2016 Second Stanza Surge Sends Field Hockey Past Clark in City and Conference Showdown WORCESTER -- Four different players scored goals, including three in the second half, to lift visiting WPI to a 4-1 win over Clark in NEWMAC field hockey action on a chilly Tuesday night at Granger Turf Field.
October 4, 2016 McCrea and Bracken Net Goals as Women's Soccer Bests Coast Guard 2-0 WORCESTER – Kristen McCrea and Erin Bracken registered goals and Gabi Hoops notched her eighth career shutout as the WPI women’s soccer team moved into sole possession of first place in the NEWMAC with a 2-0 victory over visiting Coast Guard on Tuesday.
October 4, 2016 Balanced Babson Blanks Volleyball in Tuesday Night NEWMAC Matchup WORCESTER – Babson used a balanced attack Tuesday night to blank host WPI, 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-11), in a NEWMAC women’s volleyball matchup inside Harrington Auditorium.
October 3, 2016 Eccher Scores Liberty League Football Special Teams Performer of the Week Accolades Troy, NY --- Senior Brandon Eccher (Franklin, MA) has been tabbed as the Liberty League Football Special Teams Performer of the Week while classmate Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) earned a spot on this week’s honor roll.
October 2, 2016 Men's Rowing Begins 2016 Fall Season by Capturing Jim Polcari Race at Textile River Regatta Lowell, MA --- The WPI men’s rowing program kicked off its 2016-2017 campaign with victories in all of its three races Sunday, including winning the Jim Polcari Race for the open eight. Other Crimson and Gray boats to reach the finish line first were the club eight and novice eight.
October 2, 2016 Women's Rowing Kicks Off 2016 Fall Campaign at Textile River Regatta Lowell, MA --- The WPI women’s rowing team began its 2016 season Sunday afternoon at the Textile River Regatta on the Merrimack River. The Engineers had three entries in the club eight race and two more boats in the novice eight.
October 1, 2016 Captains Lead Football to Comeback Triumph over Union in Robertson's 100th Win at WPI WORCESTER – Senior wide receiver Brandon Eccher (Franklin, MA) ran back a punt 78 yards for a touchdown to spark a 21-14 come-from-behind win for WPI over visiting Union in a Liberty League game at Alumni Stadium.
October 1, 2016 McCrea, Bracken and Defense Pace Women's Soccer to Road Shutout at Emerson BOSTON, MA --- In the first half, freshman Kristen McCrea tallied one goal and an assist and senior Erin Bracken netted a goal to help pace WPI to a 2-0 triumph over the Emerson women's soccer squad in NEWMAC action on Saturday afternoon at Rotch Field.
October 1, 2016 Volleyball's Team Effort Yields Saturday Road Sweep of Curry and Salem State Salem, MA --- The WPI women’s volleyball team utilized all 16 dressed student-athletes in both matches as the Engineers defeated Curry and Salem State by 3-0 counts Saturday at Twohig Gymnasium.
October 1, 2016 Farrell, Nemes and Finzel Do Their Job in Men’s Soccer Victory at Emerson Boston, MA --- Senior Matt Farrell (Groveland, MA) and junior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) scored a pair of first half goals in a 2-0 WPI win at Emerson Saturday in a NEWMAC men’s soccer matchup at Rotch Field.
October 1, 2016 Nationally-Ranked Babson Stymies Field Hockey in Road NEWMAC Contest Babson Park, MA --- Senior Victoria Spofford (Merrimac, MA) scored a goal and added an assist to help No. 8 Babson defeat visiting WPI, 4-0, Saturday at MacDowell Field.
September 29, 2016 Werth, Bakhtyari Boost Volleyball Past Salve Regina in Five-Set Nailbiter WORCESTER – Senior Maddy Werth (Bedford, MA) tied her career-high of 18 kills, hit .429, added 11 digs, and was instrumental in forcing the fifth set as WPI rallied past Salve Regina, 3-2 (19-25, 25-21, 19-25, 28-26, 15-13), Thursday night in a non-conference women’s volleyball matchup inside Harrington Auditorium.
September 28, 2016 Football's Bursey Repeats as Fred Mitchell Award September Honoree WORCESTER – For the second consecutive season WPI senior Blaine Bursey (Middleburg, FL) has been recognized by the Fred Mitchell Award committee for his achievements on the football field and in the community during the month of September.
September 27, 2016 Men’s Soccer and Endicott Draw in Regionally-Ranked Non-Conference Affair WORCESTER – The WPI and Endicott men’s soccer teams played to a 0-0 double overtime tie Tuesday night at Alumni Stadium.
September 27, 2016 Kaczowka and Mullins Spark Volleyball's Team Effort in Victory at Newbury Boston, MA --- An array of attacks and kills by the WPI Engineers, led by junior Ann Kaczowka with eight kills and freshman Colleen Mullins with seven kills, prevented the Nighthawks from making it four straight victories, as they fell to the WPI Engineers 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-21) on Wednesday night at The Winsor School in Boston.
September 27, 2016 Babson Slips Past Women’s Soccer in Double Overtime of NEWMAC Matchup Babson Park, MA -- Babson senior Olivia Kerester scored on a breakaway 1:46 into the second overtime to lift the Beavers to a 1-0 win over visiting WPI in NEWMAC women?s soccer action on Tuesday afternoon at Hartwell-Rogers Field.
September 26, 2016 Gray Tabbed NEWMAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week Boston, MA --- WPI junior Susannah Gray (York, ME) has been selected as the NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.
September 26, 2016 Nemes Named NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Co-Offensive Player of the Week Boston, MA --- WPI junior Brendan Nemes (Kingston, MA) scored NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Co-Offensive Player of the Week accolades.
September 25, 2016 Late Goal Sends UMaine Farmington Past Field Hockey in Parkinson’s Awareness Game WORCESTER – UMaine Farmington junior Jenessa Talarico (Lewsiton, ME) provided the game-winning goal at 61:16 to key a 3-2 non-conference field hockey victory at host WPI Sunday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
September 24, 2016 Women’s Soccer Edges Wheaton For Third Consecutive Season WORCESTER – Junior Susannah Gray (York, ME) headed home classmate Karina Larson’s (Storrs, CT) corner kick in the 85th minute to lift WPI past visiting Wheaton in a NEWMAC women’s soccer matchup Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
September 24, 2016 Trio of Mulligan, Nemes and Hockele Lifts Men's Soccer to First Ever Win at Wheaton Norton, MA --- Matt Mulligan and Brendan Nemes netted goals and Connor Hoeckele notched a shutout in goal as the WPI men’s soccer team went on the road Saturday and blanked Wheaton 2-0 in a NEWMAC conference matchup on Saturday afternoon. The win advances the Engineers to 6-1-1 overall and 1-1 in conference competition while the Lyons drops to 5-4-1 on the season and 0-1-1 in NEWMAC play.
September 24, 2016 Springfield's Second Half Surge Stuns Football in Liberty League Opener Springfield, MA --- The Springfield College football team strung together 28-unanswered points and held on for a thrilling 28-23 win over WPI on Saturday afternoon at Stagg Field in Liberty League play.
September 24, 2016 Men's Cross Country Places 10th at Williams' Purple Valley Classic Williamstown, MA --- The WPI men’s cross country finished 10th at the star-studded Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams at Mount Greylock High School Saturday afternoon.
September 24, 2016 Volleyball’s Tomerlin Notches 1,000th Career Dig in Home Tri-Match WORCESTER – The WPI women's volleyball team dropped Saturday afternoon's tri-match against Wellesley (3-1) and non-conference Rivier (3-0). Senior libero Cassandra Tomerlin (La Quinta, CA) registered her 1,000th career dig including a team-high 16 against Wellesley in the first match of the day.
September 24, 2016 Field Hockey Downed by MIT in NEWMAC Road Contest Cambridge, MA --- Strong midfield play helped MIT control possession as it defeated visiting WPI, 3-0, in NEWMAC field hockey action on Saturday afternoon. With the win MIT ups its record to 7-1 on the season and 2-0 in conference action while WPI evens its overall record at 4-4 and dips to 0-2 in conference play.
September 23, 2016 Women’s Cross Country Ties Record for Most Worcester City Meet Titles Paxton, MA --- Led by junior Jasmine Higuera Castillo (Riverside, CA) the WPI women’s cross country team won its record-tying 11th Worcester City Meet title Friday afternoon at Moore State Park. The Engineers are now knotted with Holy Cross for the most women’s crowns in the 33-year history of the event.
September 23, 2016 Bugarin, Men’s Cross Country Forge Second Consecutive Worcester City Meet Sweep Paxton, MA --- Led by junior Jason Bugarin (Fitchburg, MA), the WPI men’s cross country team posted a perfect score to capture the program’s 22nd Worcester City Meet crown in 23 years Friday afternoon at Moore State Park. Senior Daniel Mortimer (Shrewsbury, MA) claimed the Brian Savilonis Award for top finishing senior at the annual event.
September 22, 2016 Volleyball Sinks Coast Guard For Second Time in Program History and First Since 1998 New London, CT --- Sophomore Casey Hunt (Granby, CT) had a match and season-high 19 kills to go with 18 digs leading WPI to its fourth straight win, a 3-2 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over host Coast Guard Thursday night. Freshman Sandra Duarte’s (Valenica, CA) kill secured the victory for the Engineers.
September 21, 2016 Gomarlo and Bracken Score in Women's Soccer's 2-2 Double OT Stalemate at Wentworth Boston, MA --- Senior Mykaela Scarpace (Marlborough, CT) scored a pair of second-half goals 47 seconds apart to erase a 1-0 deficit, however WPI junior Sophie Gomarlo (Swazney, NH) netted the game-tying goal at 60:57 as Wentworth Institute of Technology and WPI played to a 2-all tie in non-conference action on Sweeney Field Wednesday night.
September 21, 2016 Eckler Scores Coveted New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Cambridge, MA --- WPI football senior Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) was selected as the New England Football Writers Division II/III Gold Helmet recipient for his play last week at Norwich. He is the first Engineer to earn the award since Mitch McClune in 2012 and the first Crimson and Gray offensive selection since Justin Wells in 2005.
September 20, 2016 Bakhtyari, Volleyball Knock Off Emerson in NEWMAC Contest WORCESTER – Sophomore Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) totaled 22 assists and 16 digs and made a pair of spectacular plays toward the end of the match as WPI tamed Emerson, 3-1, in a NEWMAC volleyball matchup Tuesday night at Harrington Auditorium. The Engineers bookended the match with a pair of 25-17 sets while Emerson took the second (25-20) and the hosts claimed the third 25-23.
September 20, 2016 Seniors Shine as Field Hockey Knocks off Johnson & Wales 4-1 WORCESTER – Seniors Jena Mazzucco and Hope Shevchuk both registered a pair of goals following penalty corners as host WPI defeated Johnson & Wales 4-1 in a non-conference field hockey contest played on Tuesday evening. With the victory, the Engineers move to 4-3 on the season while the Wildcats slip to 3-4 overall.
September 19, 2016 Farrell Helps Men’s Soccer Get Back in Win Column at Emmanuel Boston, MA --- Senior forward Matt Farrell (Groveland, MA) recorded three points on a goal and assist to power the WPI men’s soccer team past Emmanuel College, 3-1, Monday evening in non-conference action at Roberto Clemente Field.
September 19, 2016 Murtagh and Eckler Secure Liberty League Football Weekly Honors Troy, NY --- WPI football seniors Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) and Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) were lauded by the Liberty League for their play this past weekend at Norwich. Murtagh was tabbed defensive performer of the week while Eckler was named the co-offensive performer of the week.
September 17, 2016 Eckler and Murtagh Help Football Cruise to 40-17 Victory at Norwich Northfield, VT -- Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) threw for 342 yards, including touchdowns strikes to four different receivers, and ran for an additional score, while Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) led players with 14 tackles and chipped in with an interception as WPI went on the road and defeated Norwich 40-17 in a non-conference football contest played on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers wrap up the non-conference portion of their schedule with a perfect 3-0 record while the host Cadets slip to 0-3.
September 17, 2016 Bracken's Golden Goal Lifts Women's Soccer Past MIT in NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER – Senior Erin Bracken’s (Bridgewater, MA) goal ended the game 1:39 into the second overtime to lift WPI to a 2-1 triumph over MIT Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
September 17, 2016 Hunt, Bakhtyari and Feeley Post Double-Doubles in Volleyball Road Sweep Norton, MA --- Sophomore Casey Hunt (Granby, CT), sophomore Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) and senior Shay Feeley (Franklin, MA) each handed in a double-double against Wheaton as the WPI volleyball team defeated the Lyons, 3-2, and Bridgewater State, 3-0, Saturday.
September 17, 2016 Scott and WPI Men's Cross Country Earn Bronze at Bates Super XC Shootout New Gloucester, ME --- Senior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) earned bronze while the WPI men’s cross country team placed third at the Bates Super XC Shootout Saturday at Pineland Farms. The scoring featured the top 12 instead of the top seven from each team.
September 17, 2016 Clark Stuns Men's Soccer in Double Overtime WORCESTER – Freshman Evan Jurkowski (Ludlow, MA) scored the game-winner for Clark in a 2-1 double OT triumph over host WPI Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
September 17, 2016 Field Hockey Upended by Smith in NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER – Sophomore Bayleigh Bogan (Encinitas, CA) assisted on both Smith goals in a 2-1 victory over host WPI Saturday morning in the NEWMAC field hockey opener for both teams at Alumni Stadium.
September 17, 2016 Huguera Castillo Guides Women's Cross Country at Bates Super XC Shootout New Gloucester, ME --- Junior Jasmine Higuera Castillo (Riverside, CA) turned in a top 10 effort to guide WPI to a fourth place finish at the Bates Super XC Shootout Saturday at Pineland Farms.
September 15, 2016 Kenney Tabbed as Women's Basketball's Top Assistant WORCESTER – WPI Women’s Basketball head coach Cherise Galasso recently announced Brittney Kenney has joined the coaching staff as the full time assistant.
September 14, 2016 Men's Soccer and Nationally-Ranked Brandeis Play to Double OT Draw Worcester – The WPI and Brandeis men’s soccer teams played 110 minutes without a goal Wednesday night at Alumni Stadium.
September 14, 2016 Telegram & Gazette: Jennifer Toland: WPI Women's Soccer Mom Comes East to Watch Lynn Renner Ellen and Adolph Renner never missed any of their kids’ youth, middle school or high school games, but when their daughter Lynn decided to study and play soccer at WPI, they had to watch her college games from afar, on the computer in their home in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
September 13, 2016 Garver and Mills Key Field Hockey's 4-3 Triumph Over Worcester State WORCESTER – Juniors Izzy Garver (Owls Head, ME) and Ally Mills (West Bridgewater, MA) teamed up to score the game-winning goal as WPI earned an electrifying 4-3 victory over Worcester State at Alumni Stadium Tuesday night.
September 13, 2016 Women’s Soccer Blanks City Foe Worcester State, 3-0 WORCESTER – Three different WPI student-athletes scored as the Engineers blanked visiting Worcester State, 3-0, Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference women’s soccer tilt at Alumni Stadium.
September 13, 2016 Volleyball Knocked From the Ranks of Unbeaten by MIT in NEWMAC Opener Cambridge, MA --- Megan Gebhard and Abby Bertics both tallied 13 kills as host MIT defeated previously undefeated WPI 3-0 in the NEWMAC opener for both squads on Tuesday evening. The homestanding Engineers took the match by scores of 25-17, 25-19, 25-18.
September 13, 2016 Bursey Claims Spot on D3football.com Team of the Week Minneapolis, MN --- Senior Blaine Bursey (Middleburg, FL) was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week. The kicker was previously named a repeat Liberty League Special Teams Performer of the Week. He becomes the first honoree since Jason Lamb was tabbed last October.
September 12, 2016 Football's Eckler, Bursey and Lamb Recognized by the Liberty League Troy, NY --- Seniors Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) and Blaine Bursey (Middleburg, FL) took home Liberty League football weekly honors for their contributions Friday night versus Worcester State. Eckler was named the offensive performer of the week as Bursey repeated as special teams performer of the week. Senior Jason Lamb (Plymouth, MA) was placed on the honor roll.
September 10, 2016 Volleyball Sweeps Tri-Match to Remain Unbeaten in 2016, Sports & Recreation Center WORCESTER – The WPI volleyball team defeated Wentworth Institute of Technology and Mount Ida by identical 3-1 scores Saturday to remain unbeaten on the season and in the Sports & Recreation Center. The Engineers topped Wentworth in the eye-opener 25-14, 20-25, 25-19, 25-21 and the Mustangs in the closer 25-17, 20-25, 25-13, 25-17. The middle match saw the Leopards blank Mount Ida 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 26-24).
September 10, 2016 Juniors Fuel Men's Soccer's 2-0 Victory Over Mass. Maritime WORCESTER – Junior Connor Hoeckele (Granby, CT) collected a season-best four saves to earn his 11th career shutout, and second of the season, as WPI blanked visiting Mass. Maritime, 2-0, Saturday in a non-conference men’s soccer contest played at Alumni Stadium.
September 10, 2016 Shevchuk Scores Twice as Field Hockey Corners Elms Chicopee, MA --- Senior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) scored a goal in each half and classmate Allie Buckley (Worcester, MA) provided the early game-winner as WPI defeated Elms in a road non-conference field hockey matchup Saturday morning.
September 10, 2016 Late St. Lawrence Goal Upends Women's Soccer WORCESTER – Freshman Emily Wade’s (Rochester, NY) goal in the 65th minute was the difference as St. Lawrence blanked host WPI, 1-0, Saturday afternoon in a non-conference women’s soccer matchup at Alumni Stadium.
September 9, 2016 Fast Start Propels Football Past Worcester State WORCESTER -- Senior Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) helped account for a quartet of touchdowns, including one on the ground, in the first half to propel WPI past Worcester State, 41-7, in a non-conference football game Friday night at Alumni Stadium.
September 9, 2016 Turton and Women's Soccer Ruin Fitchburg State's Home Debut with 1-0 Victory Fitchburg, MA --- Emma Turton netted a goal late in the 84th minute as WPI spoiled Fitchburg State's home opener as the visiting Engineers blanked the Falcons 1-0 Friday evening.
September 8, 2016 Andrew Bauer Named CollegeSwimming.com D-III Preseason All-America WORCESTER -- WPI swimming & diving senior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) has been named a preseason All-America by CollegeSwimming.com, as announced earlier this week.
September 7, 2016 Farrell, Again, Keys Men's Soccer Victory Over Framingham State Framingham, MA --- WPI's Matt Farrell (Groveland, MA) provided the heroics as the Engineers defeated host Framingham State, 2-1, in double overtime Wednesday night at Maple Street Field.
September 6, 2016 Renner's Free Kick Sends Women's Soccer Past Framingham State WORCESTER – Senior Lynn Renner (Aberdeen, SD) scored the lone goal to lift WPI past Framingham State, 1-0, in a non-conference women’s soccer matchup Tuesday night at Alumni Stadium.
September 6, 2016 Volleyball Claws Past AMCATS in Road Contest Paxton, MA --- The WPI volleyball team earned a 3-0 victory at Anna Maria Tuesday night in the Fuller Activities Center.
September 6, 2016 Late Bridgewater State Rallies Dooms Field Hockey State in Overtime WORCESTER -- Samantha Hayes forced overtime with a goal late in regulation and then Brittany Cullinane won it for Bridgewater State with a marker early in the second overtime as the visiting Bears defeated WPI 3-2 in a non-conference field hockey contest played Tuesday afternoon. With the victory, BSU improves to 2-0 on the young season while the Engineers dip to 1-2 overall.
September 6, 2016 Bursey and McAllen Earn Liberty League Football Weekly Accolades Troy, NY --- Senior Blaine Bursey (Middleburg, FL) and freshman Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) earned weekly football awards as chosen by the Liberty League. Bursey was named the league’s special teams performer of the week while McAllen was tabbed as the rookie of the week. Senior Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) was tabbed as an honorable mention.
September 4, 2016 Farrell and Calnan's First Half Goals Send Men's Soccer Past Worcester State WORCESTER -- Matt Farrell (Groveland, MA) and Mark Calnan (Winchester, MA) each scored a first half goal in a 2-1 WPI triumph over host Worcester State Sunday in a non-conference men's soccer contest at John F. Coughlin Stadium.
September 3, 2016 Bakhtyari Helps Key Volleyball’s Ninth Worcester City Title and Poole's 300th Career Victory WORCESTER -- Tournament MVP Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) totaled 31 assists as host WPI won a pair of matches Saturday en route to capturing its ninth all-time Worcester City Volleyball Tournament title.
September 3, 2016 McCrea Delivers in Women's Soccer 3-0 Victory Over Salem State WORCESTER -- Freshman Kristen McCrea (Weymouth, MA) scored a goal and recorded an assist to lead host WPI to a 3-0 victory over Salem State in a women’s soccer non-conference matchup Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
September 3, 2016 Buckley Leads Field Hockey Over Simmons, 2-0 Brighton, MA --- Senior Allie Buckley (Worcester, MA) netted a goal and assisted on another to lead the WPI field hockey team over host Simmons College, 2-0, Saturday afternoon at Daly Field.
September 2, 2016 Bursey's Boot Boosts Football Past MIT in Overtime Cambridge, MA --- Senior Blaine Bursey (Middleburg, FL) converted all four PAT attempts and all three field goal opportunities, including the overtime game-winner to lift WPI past MIT, 37-34, Friday night at Steinbrenner Stadium in the 2016 football opener for both institutions.
September 1, 2016 Nemes and Chapman Propel Men's Soccer to 3-0 Shutout of Nichols in Season Opener WORCESTER -- Brendan Nemes tallied a goal in each half and Zack Chapman cleared a ball off the line to highlight a shutout as WPI opened the 2016 season by blanking visiting Nichols 3-0 Thursday evening. Nemes broke into the scoring column early in the 33rd minute when he beat multiple Nichols players and shot into the lower right corner.
September 1, 2016 Hunt and Bakhtyari Log Double-Doubles in Five Set Victory at WNE to Open 2016 Springfield, MA --- The WPI volleyball team rallied from late deficits in the fourth and fifth sets to defeat host Western New England, 3-2, in the 2016 season debut for both squads Thursday evening.
September 1, 2016 Gray's Hat Trick Lifts Women's Soccer by Suffolk 4-0 in 2016 Opener BOSTON -- Susannah Gray netted her first career hat trick as WPI women’s soccer began the 2016 campaign by shutting out host Suffolk on Thursday evening at James A. Sartori Stadium in East Boston Memorial Park. WPI is now 1-0 while the Rams are 0-1.
September 1, 2016 Field Hockey Stunned in Overtime by Lasers in 2016 Debut Newton, MA --- Sophomore Julia Franzik (Wallingford, CT) was the deciding factor in a 2-1 Lasell field hockey victory over WPI on Thursday afternoon at Grellier Field. The Lasers slide into the win column at 1-0, while the Engineers start the fall campaign at 0-1. Franzik scored the overtime thriller 2:42 into the sudden death period, weaving around two WPI defenders for a straight shot to net.
August 30, 2016 New England Football Conferences Team Up to Present Inaugural New England Bowl BOSTON, Mass. - The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC), the New England Football Conference (NEFC)/Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) will be teaming up to present the Inaugural New England Bowl on Saturday, November 19, 2016, the commissioners of the four conferences announced today.
August 29, 2016 TELEGRAM & GAZETTE: WPI preview: Engineers moving forward after winning season WORCESTER — For the first time in five years, the WPI offense won’t be built around running back Zach Grasis.
August 25, 2016 Womens Cross Country Predicted to Finish Third in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll BOSTON, Mass. – On Thursday morning the NEWMAC released the annual Women's Cross Country Preseason Coaches' Poll results. After finishing with six runners in the top ten for the programs ninth consecutive NEWMAC title, MIT has been voted to reach the crown again in 2016. The Engineers boasted a third place finish at the NCAA Championship highlighted by a 16th place finish by Maryann Gong with seven participants.
August 25, 2016 Men's Cross Country Slotted Second in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll BOSTON, Mass. – On Thursday morning the NEWMAC released the annual Men's Cross Country Preseason Coaches' Poll results. After claiming the programs 18th consecutive NEWMAC crown under the leadership of 2015 Coach of the Year Halston Taylor, MIT has been tabbed as the preseason favorite. The Engineers went on to finish 19th at the NCAA Championships with seven individual participants.
August 25, 2016 Football Ties For Fourth in Liberty League Preseason Coaches Poll Hobart College was selected as the 2016 Liberty League football preseason favorite in a poll conducted by the league’s eight head coaches. Last season, the Statesmen finished the year with a 7-3 overall record and a 5-2 mark in league play.
August 24, 2016 Women's Soccer Tabbed Fifth in NEWMAC Preseason Coaches Poll BOSTON, Mass. – After a riveting 2015 NEWMAC Women's Soccer Tournament last fall the conference is eager to see what these 11 teams will bring for 2016. After falling in the semifinals in penalty kicks last season, the MIT Engineers have been tabbed as the preseason favorite under the leadership of 2015 NEWMAC Coach of the Year, Martin Desmarais. The Engineers took an 8-2 conference record before falling to our No. 2 vote getter Springfield who will enter the season as the reigning NEWMAC Champions for four straight years.
August 24, 2016 NEWMAC Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll Unveiled BOSTON, Mass. – NEWMAC Men's Soccer should be competitive this fall as we had five different teams earn first place votes by the coaches group. After picking up the programs seventh NEWMAC Title and second consecutive in 2015, Babson has claimed the top spot in the Coaches' Poll. The Beavers just edged Wheaton and Springfield who tied for our No. 2 spot.
August 23, 2016 NEWMAC Announces Volleyball Preseason Coaches Poll BOSTON, Mass. – Following an impressive 2015 season for NEWMAC volleyball, Springfield has been tabbed as the preseason favorites under the leadership of 2015 AVCA DIII New England Coach of the Year Moira Long. Last year the NEWMAC saw an impressive, three institutions earn a place in the NCAA Championship including the Pride who advanced to their NCAA Regional Final.
August 23, 2016 NEWMAC Field Hockey Preseason Coaches Poll Revealed BOSTON, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference released its annual field hockey preseason coaches' poll on Tuesday afternoon. Following a riveting 2015 NEWMAC Tournament performance, reigning conference champions, Mount Holyoke has been tabbed as the preseason favorite. The Lyons just edged the 2015 Co-Regular Season Champions, Babson by a single point in the poll as the Beavers roll in at No. 2.
July 29, 2016 Five From Track & Field Feted by USTFCCCA; Both Teams Also Honored New Orleans, LA --- Paced by NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship participants, senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA), senior Alex Price (Franklin, MA), and freshman Michelle Gencorelli (Andover, MA), five student-athletes drew recognition for their performance on the track and in the classroom. Both the men and women's teams were honored as well for their cumulative GPAs.
July 28, 2016 2016-17 Season Set to Kick Off Soon WORCESTER -- As the summer heat continues, fall is quickly approaching and a new season of WPI athletics action is only five weeks away. Four teams kick off action on Thursday, September 1st with football in action the following day, cross country beginning competition in mid-September and rowing hitting the water in early October.
July 27, 2016 2016 WPI Athletics Hall of Fame Selections Revealed WORCESTER --- The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee have announced the inductees for its 34th class, which will be inducted as part of Homecoming Weekend on Friday, October 7th.
July 18, 2016 Martin Tabbed to Lead Babson Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Babson College Associate Athletics Director Kirsten Clark and Assistant Athletics Director for Facilities and Recreation Andy Dutton announced that Kristy Martin will take over as the head men's and women's swimming & diving coach, effective August 1. Martin replaces Rick Echlov, who retired in March following over three decades at the helm of both programs.
July 1, 2016 Venditti Tabbed New England Baseball Journal Division III Player of the Year Milton, MA --- The New England Baseball Journal had named WPI’s Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) as its Division III Player of the Year, as revealed in the July 2016 edition of the publication.
June 30, 2016 DAILY HERD: Key to the City Liz Pellegrini ‘16 has a way of accelerating from the back of the pack to edge out the field in breathtaking style. And in true form, she capped her four years at WPI by earning All-America status with a come-from-behind second-place performance in the 400-meter hurdles in the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
June 27, 2016 Swimming and Diving Impressive in the Pool and in the Classroom WORCESTER – Five members of the WPI swimming and diving team were named College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-Americans while each gender earned CSCAA Scholar All-America team status.
June 23, 2016 Therrien Earns NCAA Division III USTFCCCA Excellence in Communication Award New Orleans, LA --- WPI’s Mark Therrien has been selected as a recipient of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) Excellence in Communication Awards for NCAA track & field in Division III. Purdue’s Matthew Staudt captured the honor for Division I, while Slippery Rock’s Jon Holtz earned the award for Division II.
June 22, 2016 Track & Field's Pellegrini Lauded as Academic All-America, as Selected by CoSIDA WORCESTER – WPI senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) adds Academic All-America accolades to her collection of honors following the 2015-16 track & field season as she was selected to the second team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
June 21, 2016 Softball Mourns the Passing of Team IMPACT Teammate Kaylen Gilman WORCESTER – The WPI softball team mourns the loss of Kaylen Gilman, their Team IMPACT teammate, who passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016, at UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus, after a hard-fought battle with 22Q11 Deletion Syndrome and CVID.
June 15, 2016 WPI Athletics Announces 2015-16 Award Winners Worcester, MA-- The WPI athletic department recently honored all of its 20 varsity teams which encompasses nearly 600 student-athletes at its annual awards banquet. During the festivities, twelve student-athletes were presented with major awards. These accolades highlight some of the best varsity student-athletes at WPI. These awards are presented to student-athletes who excel both in the classroom and in their respective sports.
June 13, 2016 Matt Oney '90 to Lead Kansas Wesleyan Wrestling Program Kansas Wesleyan University has announced the hiring of Matt Oney as the university's wrestling coach. Oney was selected from a nationwide pool of candidates to succeed Jimmy May, who resigned last month.
June 10, 2016 Baseball’s Venditti, D’Ambrosio, Mulready and Vaitkunas Collect Regional Accolades Danbury, CT --- WPI senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) has earned another major award and was named All-ECAC along with classmates Vinny D’Ambrosio (Mahopac, NY) and John Mulready (Rockland, MA), as well as junior Mike Vaitkunas (Auburn, MA). Venditti adds ECAC Division III New England Player of the Year and first team honors to his haul. D’Ambrosio, Mulready and Vaitkunas, meanwhile, were named to the second team.
June 10, 2016 Goldstein Earns Regional Coach of the Year Accolades; Four Softball Student-Athletes Honored Danbury, CT --- Softball head coach Whitney Goldstein along with sophomore Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA), sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA), senior Clare Doolin (Newton, MA) and junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) were recognized by the ECAC for their on-field performance in 2016. Goldstein was named the ECAC Division III Softball Coach of the Year while Murphy-Cook, Biney and Doolin were named All-ECAC first teamers and Gurska headlined the second team.
June 9, 2016 Engineers Finish Second in Men's and Women's NEWMAC Presidents Cup Standings BOSTON – WPI was the runner up in the 2015-16 NEWMAC Men’s Presidents Cup and Women’s Presidents Cup standings, as revealed at the end of year conference meetings. The department also retained the Worcester Cup, presented by the Worcester Telegram and Gazette, which is awarded to the Worcester-area school with the highest overall winning percentage during the academic year, for the eighth consecutive year.
June 7, 2016 Men's Swimming & Diving's Hughes and Field Hockey's Shevchuk Named Academic All-Americans WORCESTER – WPI men’s swimming and diving senior Nathan Hughes (Arlington, VA) and field hockey and softball junior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) have been named to Academic All-America Division III At-Large teams as voted upon by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hughes was selected to the second team while Shevchuk earned third team accolades.
June 7, 2016 NEWMAC Unveils Visual Identity Brand BOSTON -- The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) is pleased to reveal its new visual identity and brand after concluding nearly a year’s worth of committee work, research and multiple design phases. The conference collaborated with NEWMAC Athletic Directors, Sports Information Directors, Strategic Communications experts and Student-Athletes with the help and guidance of graphic designer Skye Dillon of Skye Design Studios to develop a fresh and modern logo.
June 3, 2016 Women’s Rowing’s Allen, Golden and Olson Lauded by CRCA For Academics WORCESTER – The WPI women’s rowing trio of junior Audrey Allen (Topsfield, MA), junior Jennifer Golden (Norton, MA) and senior Kristin Olson (San Diego, CA) were named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athletes for the second consecutive year.
June 2, 2016 Miles Ketchum Tabbed USTFCCCA Women’s DIII National Assistant Coach of the Year New Orleans, LA --- WPI’s Miles Ketchum has been upgraded to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women’s Division III National Assistant Coach of the Year.
June 2, 2016 Goldstein Featured in June 2016 Issue of NFCA Fastpitch Delivery WORCESTER -- WPI head softball coach Whitney Goldstein was profiled in this month's edition of NFCA Fastpitch Delivery.
June 1, 2016 Six Engineers Honored as Venditti Repeats as Worcester Area Baseball Player of the Year WORCESTER – Senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) repeated as the Worcester Area Baseball Player of the Year as voted upon by the sports information directors representing nine Worcester area colleges and universities, including Division I Holy Cross and Division II Assumption. The entire sixth annual Worcester Area Baseball All-Star team was revealed in today’s Telegram & Gazette.
May 31, 2016 ROCKLAND STANDARD: COLLEGE BASEBALL: John Mulready has successful final chapter at WPI The Rockland High School graduate transferred to Worcester Polytechnic Institute for the final two seasons of his career following two years at Bridgewater State. Mulready hit .412 this spring for the Engineers and made the All-NEWMAC second team as a right fielder.
May 28, 2016 Pellegrini Earns All-America Accolades in Track & Field Season Finale Waverly, IA --- WPI senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) capped off her outstanding career by resetting her own school record en route to a runner up finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday at Wartburg.
May 27, 2016 Venditti Nabs Pair of Baseball All-America Honors, Including First Team ABCA Greensboro, NC --- Thursday was a busy day on the baseball awards circuit for WPI senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA). The senior was named to a pair of All-America teams, including first team by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and second team by D3baseball.com.
May 27, 2016 Cross Country and Track & Field Trio Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Accolades WORCESTER -- Junior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY), senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) and sophomore Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) were named Academic All-District in the sports of cross country and/or track & field by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from District I comprised of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. They now move on to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
May 26, 2016 Pellegrini Paces Women's Track & Field at NCAA Division III Championships Waverly, IA – WPI senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) advanced to Saturday’s 400-meter hurdle national title race thanks to a school-record performance Thursday afternoon at the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Wartburg.
May 25, 2016 Softball’s Murphy-Cook Promoted to NFCA DIII All-America Second Team Salem, VA – WPI sophomore Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) has been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-America Second Team. The selections were revealed at the NCAA Division III Softball Championship banquet Wednesday evening.
May 25, 2016 Baseball’s Venditti Named NEIBA and ABCA New England Player of the Year WORCESTER – WPI senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) picked up two more All-Region nods and was named the NEIBA and ABCA New England Player of the Year Tuesday. He was tabbed an All-New England first teamer Monday by D3baseball.com. Seniors Vinny D’Ambrosio (Mahopac, NY) and John Mulready (Rockland, MA) were also honored by both organizations as third team members.
May 24, 2016 Gurska and Biney Named Academic All-America, as Selected by CoSIDA WORCESTER – WPI junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) have been named Academic All-America Division III Softball team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Gurska becomes the second WPI first teamer in as many years while Biney was voted to the third team. Both were recently named All-New England and All-NEWMAC.
May 24, 2016 Miles Ketchum Tabbed USTFCCCA Women’s DIII New England Assistant Coach of the Year New Orleans, LA --- WPI’s Miles Ketchum has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women’s Division III New England Assistant Coach of the Year.
May 23, 2016 Venditti Repeats as D3baseball.com All-New England Selection WORCESTER – WPI senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) is one of four student-athletes to earn back-to-back D3baseball.com All-New England First Team accolades as announced Monday morning.
May 23, 2016 Pellegrini and Velleca Headline USTFCCCA Track & Field All-Region Honors New Orleans, LA --- A total of six WPI track and field student-athletes, including Senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) and sophomore Sara Velleca (Woodbury, CT), were named All-Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) ahead of this weekend’s NCAA Division III Championships at Wartburg in Waverly, Iowa. To be named All-Region, an athlete must either be ranked in the top-5 of an individual event in the region according to final TFRRS data or be part of a top-3 relay team.
May 21, 2016 Five WPI Student-Athletes Punch Tickets to NCAA D-III Outdoor Track & Field Championships Indianapolis, IN --- Five WPI student-athletes have been selected to participate at the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships being held at Wartburg May 26-28.
May 21, 2016 Early Blast Dooms Softball in NCAA Division III Super Regional Finale WORCESTER – Sophomore Amanda Lee (Saratoga, CA) belted a two-run homer in the bottom of the first to send MIT to its first-ever NCAA Division III Softball Championship final appearance with a 2-1 victory over host WPI in game two of the best-of-three Worcester Super Regional Saturday at Rooftop Field.
May 20, 2016 Softball Shutout by MIT in NCAA DIII Super Regional Opener WORCESTER – Freshman Amber VanHemel’s (Coconut Creek, FL) RBI single in the sixth proved to be the offensive difference and sophomore Katherine Shade (Glencoe, IL) made a game-saving catch in the seventh as MIT took game one of the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Worcester Super Regional, 1-0, Friday afternoon at Rooftop Field. Senior Alexandra Marshall (Glen Head, NY) tossed a complete-game two-hitter.
May 19, 2016 Beauregard, Women's 4x100 Shine at ECAC D-III Outdoor Track & Field Championships Westfield, MA --- The WPI women’s track & field team tied for 10th and the men placed 36th at the 2016 ECAC Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships which was held on Wednesday and Thursday at Westfield State. Rowan (90.5, 61) swept the team titles followed by MIT’s men (58) and Ithaca’s women (57.5).
May 17, 2016 Fifteen From Men's Rowing Cited for Academics; Estrella and Cebry Earn Major Awards WORCESTER – Sophomore Zach Estrella (Berkley, MA) and senior Nick Cebry (Bedford, MA) have garnered major awards from the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) and National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) as a total of 15 members of the WPI men’s rowing team claimed NIRC Stewards All-Academic recognition, as announced by USRowing.
May 17, 2016 Loehle and Gonzalez-Roundy Highlight NIRC and NERC Women's Rowing Postseason Awards WORCESTER – WPI women’s rowing junior Victoria Loehle (Morganville, NJ) and sophomore Gina Gonzalez-Roundy (Berkley, CA) have earned major awards from the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) and National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) while seven others also earned NIRC Stewards All-Academic recognition, as announced by USRowing.
May 16, 2016 Softball’s Biney and Murphy-Cook Repeat as NFCA All-New England First Team Honorees Louisville, KY --- Senior Clare Doolin (Newton, MA), junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA), sophomore Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) and sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) have been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III All-New England First Team, as announced Monday. Freshman Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) made the list as a third teamer. All five were previously honored by the NEWMAC with All-Conference nods.
May 15, 2016 Gallagher’s Heroics Guides Softball to Second Consecutive NCAA Super Regional Appearance Medford, MA --- Junior Kristin Gallagher (Coventry, RI) hit a pair of clutch, two-out, two-RBI singles as the WPI softball team won the NCAA Division III Softball Championship Medford Regional title with a 4-2 victory against host Tufts on Sunday afternoon at Spicer Field.
May 15, 2016 Baseball Edged by MIT 9-8 in ECAC New England Championship Game Cambridge, MA --- Top-seeded MIT used an eight-run seventh inning to rally from a 3-0 deficit and then held off a furious WPI rally to defeat the second-seeded Engineers 9-8 in the ECAC Division III New England Baseball Championship game. MIT moves to 23-14 on the season and claimed their first ECAC championship since 2013. WPI, which had won the ECAC title in 2007 and 2009, completes its season with a 27-13 record, the second most victories in the 113 year history of Crimson and Gray baseball.
May 14, 2016 Softball Secures Jumbo Win Against 3-Time Defending Champions in NCAA Regional Medford, MA --- Junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA), the NEWMAC Player of the Year, sent an RBI single through the right side in the bottom of the eighth as No. 22 WPI edged three-time defending champion Tufts, 3-2 (8 inn.), in the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Championship Medford Regional winners bracket final Saturday at Spicer Field.
May 14, 2016 Women’s Relays Highlight All-NE Performances at NEICAAA Track & Field Championships New Haven, CT --- The WPI women’s track & field 4x800-meter relay team enjoyed a runner up finish in a school record time as the team placed 20th and the men were 31st at the two-day NEICAAA All-New England All-Divisions Championships that concluded Saturday evening at Southern Connecticut State University.
May 13, 2016 Softball Survives Scare by Salve Regina in NCAA Opener Medford, MA --- Freshman Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) represented the game winning run and sophomore Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) struck out six in relief as nationally-ranked WPI edged Salve Regina, 4-3 (9 inn.), in the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Medford Regional Friday afternoon at Spicer Field.
May 13, 2016 Venditti Has Grand Time as Baseball Knocks off Elms to Reach ECAC Finals Northboro, MA – Second-seeded WPI struck for seven runs in the opening two innings, highlighted by an Alex Venditti grand slam, as the Engineers defeated sixth-seeded Elms 10-2 in an ECAC New England Division III semifinal Friday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
May 12, 2016 Women's Swimming & Diving's Day and Nikolaki, Field Hockey/Softball's Shevchuk Land on Academic All-District Team WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA), junior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT) and senior Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) have been named to the Academic All-District At-Large Team as voted upon by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). District I encompasses Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. All three are now on the ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
May 12, 2016 Bauer and Hughes Represent Men's Swimming and Diving on Academic All-District Team WORCESTER – WPI junior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and senior Nathan Hughes (Arlington, VA) have been selected as Academic All-District At-Large Team members by the College Sports Information Directors Association of America (CoSIDA) in District I, which includes Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The duo advance to the national ballot for All-America consideration. It is the third consecutive time Hughes has been selected.
May 11, 2016 Baseball’s Venditti, Gallagher and Callahan Haul in Major Awards; Four Named All-NEWMAC BOSTON – Senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA), freshman Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) and head coach Mike Callahan earned NEWMAC Baseball postseason awards as voted upon by the league’s head coaches.
May 11, 2016 Gurska and Goldstein Garner NEWMAC Softball Major Awards; Five Named All-NEWMAC BOSTON – Junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and head coach Whitney Goldstein became the first from WPI to be named the NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Year and NEWMAC Softball Coach of the Year, as voted upon by the league’s head coaches. Gurska was joined on the first team by sophomore Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) and senior batterymate Clare Doolin (Newton, MA). Sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) and freshman Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) were named to the second team.
May 10, 2016 BOSTON GLOBE: WPI softball following the lead of Brooks School grad One of the two seniors on the highly-ranked softball team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Andover native Jacquelyne DiTroia has played a major role in the program’s turnaround. The Engineers finished 11-23 her freshman year. The next following season, under the direction of first-year coach Whitney Goldstein, a former standout at Salem (N.H.) High and the University of Massachusetts, the Engineers ripped off a 30-14 mark. The Engineers were 34-11 a year ago, making an appearance in the the NCAA Division 3 tournament. Last weekend, WPI beat Babson (4-0) and MIT (4-1) in the winners’ bracket of the NEWMAC tournament and will carry a 34-6 record into Saturday’s championship game. The Brooks School grad has started all but a handful of games at second base during her career and all but one this season. A biomedical engineering major, she’s one of four WPI captains. Junior catcher Lindsay Gurska of Revere is another.
May 9, 2016 WPI Draws Salve Regina in NCAA Division III Softball Championship Regional Opener at Tufts WORCESTER – WPI will head to Tufts for the regional portion of the 2016 NCAA Division III Softball Championship and will face CCC Champion Salve Regina on Friday at a time to be determined.
May 9, 2016 Baseball Selected to Participate in ECAC Division III New England Championships Danbury, CT --- The WPI baseball team has earned the second seed in the 2016 ECAC Division III New England Championships. The Crimson and Gray draw a quarterfinal bye and will open tournament play Friday versus the winner of Wednesday’s contest between third-seeded Nichols and six-seeded Elms at the New England Baseball Complex at a time to be determined.
May 8, 2016 Sophomores, Locals Sensational as Softball Wins NEWMAC Championship, Sets Wins Record WORCESTER – Sophomore Casey Arpin (Uxbridge, MA) scattered five hits and struck out a pair in a brilliant eight-inning performance and classmate Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) legged out the game-winning single as WPI walked off, 1-0, with its first NEWMAC softball championship Sunday afternoon at Rooftop Field. Sophomore Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA) was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Historically, the softball program (35-7) won its first conference crown since defeating Brandeis in for the 1991 NEW 8 title and sets a new school record for wins in a single season by any sport.
May 8, 2016 Men's Rowing Has Varsity Eight in the Grand Final and Open Four Taste Victory in NIRCs WORCESTER -- WPI men's rowing concluded its 2016 spring season Sunday in the National Invitational Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond. The varsity eight reached the grand final while the open four had the privilege of tossing its coxswain in the water after emerging victorious in a nine-boat field.
May 8, 2016 Women's Rowing Wraps Up 2016 Season in National Invitational Rowing Championship WORCESTER -- WPI women's rowing closed out its 2015 spring campaign Sunday in the National Invitational Rowing Championship on Lake Quinsigamond. In racing that saw far better times in the finals than in the morning heats, the Crimson and Gray’s varsity eight touched the tape first in the third level final.
May 7, 2016 MIT Strikes Early to Force Sunday Winner-Take-All NEWMAC Softball Title Game WORCESTER ? Sophomore Amanda Lee (Saratoga, CA) smacked an early two-run blast to help lead second-seeded MIT past top-seeded WPI, 3-1, in the NEWMAC Softball Championship title round Saturday at Rooftop Field. The two teams meet again tomorrow for a winner-take-all title matchup set for 1pm.
May 7, 2016 Men's Track & Field Secures 10 All-Region Honors at New England DIII Championships Springfield, MA --- The WPI men’s track & field team turned in 10 All-New England performances and four personal bests as the Engineers tied for sixth at the New England Division III Championships Saturday at Springfield.
May 7, 2016 Records and PRs Galore as Women's Track & Field Finish Eighth at New England DIII Champs Springfield, MA --- Three school records fell as the WPI women’s track and field team turned in nine All-New England performances along with a number of personal and season bests as the Engineers finished eighth at the New England Division III Championships Saturday at Springfield.
May 6, 2016 Baseball's D'Ambrosio, Mulready and Vaitkunas Named Academic All-District WORCESTER – WPI baseball seniors Vinny D’Ambrosio (Mahopac, NY) and John Mulready (Rockland, MA), and junior Mike Vaitkunas (Auburn, MA) have been tabbed Academic All-District I as selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in District I. All three are now on the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration
May 6, 2016 Softball’s Gurska, Medino and Biney Tabbed Academic All-District by CoSIDA WORCESTER – Juniors Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and Caroline Medino (Pompton Lakes, NJ), as well as sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) have been named to the 2016 Academic All-District Softball Team as selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in District I.
May 4, 2016 Chabot Claims NEWMAC Men's and Women's Track & Field Coach of the Year Accolades BOSTON – WPI Track & Field Head Coach Brian Chabot has earned the distinction of being named both the 2016 NEWMAC Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year and 2016 NEWMAC Women’s Track & Field Coach of the Year.
May 2, 2016 Men's Basketball Announces 2016 Alumni, Friends and Family Golf Tournament WORCESTER -- The WPI Men's Basketball team will be holding the 2016 Alumni, Friends and Family Golf Tournament on Friday, August 19 at Kettle Brook Golf Club in Paxton.
May 1, 2016 Baseball Upended by Wheaton in NEWMAC Semifinal Series Clincher WORCESTER – Sophomore pitcher Dan Southerland (Dartmouth, MA) struck out five in an eight-inning appearance while junior Joey Santigate (Staten Island, NY) batted 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a pair of runs scored as third-seeded Wheaton claimed the NEWMAC Baseball Championship best-of-three semifinal series with a 7-2 game three victory over second-seeded WPI Sunday afternoon at Clark’s Granger Field.
April 30, 2016 Women's Track & Field Second at NEWMAC Championships; Pellegrini Track Athlete of the Year New London, CT --- Senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) was named the NEWMAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Year as WPI finished second at the annual conference championship meet, which was hosted by Coast Guard on Saturday.
April 30, 2016 Venditti and Vaitkunas Help Baseball Split First Two Games vs. Wheaton in NEWMAC Semis WORCESTER -- WPI baseball got some late-inning heroics from senior first baseman Alex Venditti to beat Wheaton, 4-2, in the first game of a best-of-three NEWMAC Tournament semifinal series on Saturday at Clark. However, the second-seeded Engineers couldn’t pull off a sweep of the No. 3 seed Lyons, falling by a 7-4 score in an 11-inning thriller in the second game to force a decisive game three back at Granger Turf Field at 11am on Sunday.
April 30, 2016 Top-Seeded Softball Defeats Second-Seeded MIT in NEWMAC Championship Winners Bracket Final WORCESTER – Junior Kristin Gallagher (Coventry, RI) drove in what proved to be the game-winning run and senior Clare Doolin (Newton, MA) struck out eight as top-seeded WPI defeated second-seeded MIT in the NEWMAC Softball Championship winners bracket final Saturday afternoon at Rooftop field.
April 30, 2016 Men's Rowing Has Banner Day at New England Rowing Championships WORCESTER -- WPI’s men’s rowing had a memorable day Saturday in the New England Championships on Lake Quinsigamond. The Crimson and Gray saw all five of its boats reach their respective grand finals en route to a second overall team finish.
April 30, 2016 Four Individuals Earn Gold as Men's Track and Field Places Second at NEWMAC Championships New London, CT --- The WPI men’s track & field team boasted two school records and four different individual champions as the Engineers placed second for the fifth consecutive season at the NEWMAC Championships, hosted by Coast Guard, Saturday.
April 30, 2016 Women's Rowing Sees Top Two Boats Claim Afternoon Races at New England Championships WORCESTER -- WPI women's rowing had three boats compete Saturday at the New England Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond and the Engineers saw boats reach the grand, petite and 3rd level finals. The boats totaled 36.92 points to place 11th overall out of 29 schools.
April 29, 2016 Saucier and Arpin Shut Out Babson in NEWMAC Softball Championship Opener WORCESTER – Sophomores Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) and Casey Arpin (Uxbridge, MA) teamed up to deliver a shutout for top-seeded WPI as the Engineers defeated fourth-seeded Babson, 4-0, in Game 3 of the 2016 NEWMAC Softball Championship tournament Friday afternoon at Rooftop Field.
April 27, 2016 Baseball Falls to No. 25 Amherst in Regular Season Finale Northboro, MA --- Amherst’s Anthony Spina (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Yanni Thanopoulos (Highland, CA) each batted 3-for-5 and combined for five RBI and four runs scored in a 15-6 win over host WPI in a non-conference baseball game Wednesday at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 27, 2016 48 Spring Student-Athletes Named NEWMAC Academic All-Conference BOSTON – Men’s Track and Field accounted for a third of the selections, including four three-time honorees as a total of 48 WPI student-athletes were named Academic All-NEWMAC for the spring season.
April 26, 2016 Tuesday Baseball Cancelled Versus Johnson & Wales; Wednesday Game with Amherst Added WORCESTER --- Tuesday’s rain has forced the cancellation of WPI’s road baseball game today at Johnson & Wales.
April 25, 2016 Venditti Hits Way to NEWMAC Baseball Co-Player of the Week Accolade BOSTON – WPI senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Baseball Co-Player of the Week. He was also named the WPI Men’s Student-Athlete of the Week earlier in the day.
April 23, 2016 Women's Rowing Places Second at 2016 NEWMAC Championships WORCESTER -- Wellesley swept all four races to capture its sixth consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEMWAC) Women’s Rowing Championship on Saturday morning on Lake Quinsigamond. With the win, the Blue secures the conference's automatic bid to the 2016 NCAA Rowing Championships.
April 23, 2016 Softball Splits With Babson; Secures Top Seed in NEWMAC Tournament WORCESTER – Babson sophomore Ali Reilly (New Canaan, CT) spun a two-hitter in game one and WPI Junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) batted 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI, including the game-winner, in game two as the teams wrapped up the NEWMAC regular season Saturday at Rooftop Field. The Beavers took the opener 8-0 (5 inn.) as the Engineers held on for a 4-3 victory in the nightcap.
April 23, 2016 Baseball Powers Past Springfield in NEWMAC West Finale WORCESTER -- Freshman Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) smacked a homer in both games and juniors Mike Vaitkunas (Auburn, MA) and Aidan Freeburg (Billerica, MA) each turned in outstanding starts as WPI swept a NEWMAC doubleheader from visiting Springfield 19-2 and 17-3 Saturday evening at Clark’s Granger Field.
April 23, 2016 Men's Rowing Regains the McCarthy/McGee Challenge Cup by Defeating Boston College WORCESTER -- WPI’s men’s rowing’s varsity eight won back the McCarthy/McGee Challenge Cup in racing with Boston College Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond. The Engineers now own the Cup for the first time since its initial competition in 2013. The all-time series is now 2-2.
April 23, 2016 Five From Men's Track & Field Top Podium at Tufts Sunshine Invitational Medford, MA --- The WPI men’s track & field team saw five field individuals strike gold in a second-place showing at the Tufts Sunshine Invitational Saturday.
April 23, 2016 Women's Track & Field's Tevenan and Flaxington Victorious at Tufts Sunshine Invitational Medford, MA --- Senior Julie Tevenan (Weymouth, MA) and junior Taylor Flaxington (Lincoln, RI) each secured a victory as the WPI women’s track & field team placed second at the Tufts Sunshine Invitational Saturday.
April 22, 2016 Softball's Doolin and Company Out-Duel MIT for First Place in NEWMAC Cambridge, MA --- WPI softball used strong pitching and a nearly flawless defense to take control of the NEWMAC regular season title chase as the Engineers swept nationally-ranked MIT by scores of 2-0 and 2-1 on Friday afternoon.
April 22, 2016 Comei Hits Century Mark in Baseball's NEWMAC West Opener at Springfield Springfield, MA --- Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) collected his 100th and 101st career hit as WPI defeated host Springfield in the NEWMAC Baseball West Division series opener, 12-4, on Berry-Allen Field Friday.
April 21, 2016 Baseball to Host Coaches vs. Cancer Games this Weekend WORCESTER -- The WPI baseball team and head coach Mike Callahan will team up with the American Cancer Society and participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer initiative this weekend.
April 21, 2016 Student-Athletes Help Bring Team Hoyt to Campus for Talk WORCESTER – The WPI Athletic Department and ACCESS, a SGA-recognized organization, teamed up to bring Dick Hoyt of Team Hoyt to campus for a talk on Tuesday, April 19. The event was held in conjunction with the student group’s third annual Beyond Disabilities Week.
April 20, 2016 Softball Takes Two From Westfield State in Non-Conference Finale WORCESTER – Junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) batted 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored in a 5-3 win and senior Clare Doolin (Newton, MA) spun a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts in a 9-0 (5 inn.) complete-game victory as the WPI softball team closed out its non-conference slate with a sweep of Westfield State Wednesday at Rooftop Field.
April 19, 2016 Filiere, MIT Foil Baseball in NEWMAC Road Matchup Cambridge, MA --- NEWMAC Player of the Week sophomore Austin Filiere (Chandler, AZ) batted 5-for-5 with a grand slam and a two-run shot in a 18-8 MIT victory over visiting WPI in a NEWMAC divisional crossover game Tuesday afternoon.
April 19, 2016 Batterymates Doolin and Gurska Earn NEWMAC Softball Weekly Honors BOSTON – The WPI softball battery of senior pitcher Clare Doolin (Newton, MA) and junior catcher Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) have been named the NEWMAC Pitcher and Co-Player of the Week for their performances the week ending Sunday, April 17. Gurska shares the accolade with senior Tori Jensen (Holliston, MA) from league-leading MIT.
April 19, 2016 Conference-Leading 4x100 Hauls in NEWMAC Men’s T&F Relay Team of the Week Honors BOSTON – For the second time in three weeks the WPI men’s track and field 4x100-meter relay has been named the NEWMAC Relay of the Week.
April 18, 2016 Bats Stay Hot as Baseball Completes Two Team Monday Sweep Leicester, MA --- WPI pounded out 19 hits on their way to a 24-8 victory over Becker College in non-conference baseball action Monday evening at Rochdale Park. The win lifts the Engineers record to 22-9, while the Hawks sink to 13-17.
April 18, 2016 LeClaire and Saucier Lead Softball to Sweep of UMass Dartmouth Worcester, MA --- The WPI softball team swept its third doubleheader in four days Monday at Rooftop Field, beating UMass-Dartmouth, 5-4, and 6-0, hot-hitting leadoff bat Nina Murphy-Cook (Roseville, CA), who went 4 for 6 overall. The Engineers won the opening game on a walk-off sacrifice fly by freshman Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH), who drove in fellow first-year Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) on the tag-up to help WPI prevail in a squeaker.
April 18, 2016 Lacroix, Gallagher, Capuano and Duclos Send Baseball Roaring Past Emerson Leicester, MA --- WPI baseball slugged its way past NEWMAC foe Emerson on Monday at Rochdale Field in Leicester, getting multi-hit games from Evan Lacroix, Steven Gallagher and Anthony Capuano to blast by the visiting Lions by an 8-6 score.
April 17, 2016 Sunday Best: Men's Rowing Retains Baker Cup for 11th Consecutive Spring WORCESTER -- WPI men's rowing came out on top of three of its four on Lake Quinsigamond Sunday morning, including seeing its varsity eight capture the Baker Cup over Tufts for the 11th straight season.
April 17, 2016 Pair of Boats Win as Women's Rowing Wraps Up Regular Season by Hosting Bernie Brown Cup WORCESTER -- WPI women's rowing held its final regular season regatta on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday with the varsity eight finishing third while two other boats rowed to victories.
April 16, 2016 Biney, Wood and DiTroia Go Yard as Softball Sweeps Wellesley Wellelsey, MA --- Visiting WPI put up eight runs in back-to-back games to sweep Wellesley softball in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers took game one 8-0, in five innings, and game two 8-3. The Engineers improve to 25-5 with their fourth win in a row and their 14th in their last 15 games. WPI is also now 13-1 in the NEWMAC. Wellesley dips back below .500 following today's action, at 12-14 overall and 6-8 in conference.
April 16, 2016 Venditti Grand as Home Run Happy Baseball Splits With Coast Guard New London, CT --- WPI scored 11 runs in the fourth inning of the opener to rout the Bears 23-3 before Coast Guard won the nightcap 8-5 to split a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader Saturday.
April 16, 2016 Women's Track and Field Defeats Coast Guard, Springfield and Mount Holyoke Springfield, MA --- Senior Alex Price (Franklin, MA) and sophomore Kelsey Leigher (Oxford, MA) each earned entry in to the All-New England All-Divisions (NEICAAA) Championships while the WPI women’s track and field team accumulated eight gold medals, including two by senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) as the Engineers defeated a trio of NEWMAC opponents at the Springfield Invitational Saturday.
April 16, 2016 Throwers Help Propel Men's Track and Field Past Springfield and Coast Guard Springfield, MA --- The WPI track and field throwers accumulated 49 points, including 17 by sophomore Matt Bennett (Southington, CT) in a victory over host Springfield and Coast Guard Saturday. Sophomores Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) and Paul-Henry Schoenhagen (Cleveland Heights, OH), meanwhile, each qualified for all three regional postseason championships and junior Brian D’Amore (Medfield, MA) won a pair of events for the Engineers.
April 16, 2016 Men's Rowing Captures All Three Saturday Races in Home Regatta WORCESTER -- For the second time this spring the WPI men’s rowing varsity eight was victorious. The Engineers bested Trinity, Ithaca, Washington College, UNH and Colby in racing Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 16, 2016 Women's Rowing Prepares for Postseason with Home Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond WORCESTER -- WPI women’s rowing’s nationally-ranked varsity eight had a taste of championship experience on Saturday, competing in heats and finals in a home regatta on a windy Lake Quinsigamond.
April 15, 2016 D’Ambrosio Engineers Walk-Off to Send Baseball Past Visiting Coast Guard Northboro, MA --- Second baseman Vinny D’Ambrosio hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to send host WPI to a 3-2 win over NEWMAC foe Coast Guard in the first game a three-game, home-and-home series on Friday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 15, 2016 Doolin and Arpin Dandy as Softball Takes Two from Smith WORCESTER -- The WPI softball team received a pair of strong pitching performances and timely hitting to sweep a NEWMAC doubleheader against Smith on Friday at Rooftop Field, winning the opener, 4-2, and then coming alive at the plate for a mercy-rule shortened 9-1 victory in six innings in the nightcap.
April 13, 2016 Venditti Shines in Baseball's Setback to MIT, Filiere in Mid-Week NEWMAC Action Northboro, MA --- Reigning NEWMAC Player of the Week sophomore Austin Filiere (Chandler, AZ) batted 4-for-5 with a double, a home run, six RBI and two runs scored to lead MIT to a 15-5 victory over host WPI in a NEWMAC baseball divisional crossover game Wednesday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 12, 2016 Gurska and Wood Guide Softball to Victory in Split With Worcester State WORCESTER – Junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and freshman Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) each batted 3-for-4 and combined for four RBI and three runs scored in a 7-2 WPI triumph while junior Sydney Despres (Sterling, MA) hit a grand slam in an 8-5 Worcester State victory as the two softball squads split a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday evening at Rooftop Field.
April 11, 2016 Softball Takes Two From Coast Guard; Reaches 20 Wins For Third Consecutive Campaign WORCESTER – Senior Jacquelyne DiTroia (Andover, MA) and sophomore Katie Chagami (Waipahu, HI) combined to go 5-for-5 with three doubles and three runs scored in game one and junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI and two runs scored in game two as host WPI defeated visiting Coast Guard 11-1 (5 inn.) and 7-1 in a NEWMAC softball doubleheader Monday at Rooftop Field.
April 11, 2016 Lambert Tabbed NEWMAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week BOSTON – WPI sophomore Brittney Lambert (Hudson, NH) has been named the NEWMAC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week.
April 10, 2016 Venditti's Seventh-Inning Blast Salvages Sunday NEWMAC Baseball Split With Babson Babson Park, MA --- Babson sophomore Teddy Carey (Upton, MA) scattered three hits, struck out seven and walked one in an eight-inning appearance and WPI senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) batted 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs, four RBI and two runs scored as the squads split a NEWMAC baseball doubleheader Sunday at Govoni Field. The Beavers (12-8-1, 4-4 NEWMAC) won game one 11-2 while the Engineers (18-7, 6-2 NEWMAC) rebounded with an 8-7 triumph in game two.
April 10, 2016 Men's Rowing Sees Varsity 8 Eight Second and Two Boats Win Versus Bates and Rochester WORCESTER -- For the first time this spring, WPI rowing raced on Lake Quinsiagamond for a second straight day, tangling with Bates and Rochester on Sunday morning. The varsity eight placed second while the second varsity eight and varsity four rowed to first place finishes.
April 10, 2016 Women's Rowing Holds Star-Studded Regatta Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond WORCESTER -- WPI nationally-ranked women’s rowing team hosted the top-ranked, third-ranked and sixth ranked crews as part of a home regatta Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond. The varsity eight finished fourth while second varsity and novice eights were third and the third varsity eight fifth.
April 9, 2016 Men’s Track & Field Trumps No. 9 Williams in Amherst Spring Fling Triumph Amherst, MA --- Junior Brian D'Amore (Medfield, MA) won a pair of individual events and was a member of the winning 4x100-meter relay to help lead the WPI men’s track and field team to the Amherst Spring Fling title. The meet included Williams, who is No. 9 per the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III national computer rankings. The Ephs are also the top team in the same regional computer rankings that has WPI slotted 10th.
April 9, 2016 Women's Track & Field Bests No. 11 Williams En Route to Amherst Spring Fling Crown Amherst, MA --- The 4x800-meter relay shattered the WPI outdoor women’s track & field record as the Engineers captured the Amherst Spring Fling team crown Saturday. The nine-team competition included Williams who is currently No. 11 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III national computer rankings and the top team in the USTFCCCA regional computer rankings.
April 9, 2016 Biney Reaches 100 Hit Milestone in NEWMAC Softball Sweep at Emerson BOSTON – Sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) reached the 100 hit milestone with a home run in the opener while junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) and freshman Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) performed well in both ends of the NEWMAC softball twinbill as WPI went on the road and defeated Emerson, 10-7 and 12-1 (5 inn.) Saturday at Rotch Field.
April 9, 2016 Game One Pitching and Game Two Hitting Provides Baseball with Road Sweep of Clark WORCESTER -- Visiting WPI won a pair of tight NEWMAC baseball meetings with crosstown rival Clark, sweeping the doubleheader today and the three-game series that started on Friday afternoon. The Engineers grabbed game one of today’s twinbill, 2-1, and then snatched the nightcap, 7-5, to improve to 17-6 overall. More importantly, the Crimson and Gray are now an impressive 5-1 in NEWMAC West Division action – two games ahead of second-place Coast Guard.
April 9, 2016 Women's Rowing Competes in Barbara Grant Donahue Cup WORCESTER -- The WPI women's rowing program hosted the annual Barbara Grant Donahue Cup on Saturday, competing against Williams, Simmons, Connecticut College and Rochester on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 9, 2016 Men's Rowing Battles Williams, MIT, Conn College and Rochester for Jim Donahue Cup WORCESTER -- WPI men's rowing continued its 2016 spring season by competing for the Jim Donahue Cup on Saturday, squaring off with Williams, MIT, Connecticut College and Rochester on Lake Quisigamond.
April 8, 2016 Doolin and Wood Help Key Softball Sweep of City-Rival Clark WORCESTER – Senior Clare Doolin struck out a career high 16 batters in game one and freshman Caraline Wood batted 3-for-4, including a double and her first collegiate home run, to go along with three RBI and two runs scored in game two as WPI swept city-rival Clark, 4-3 and 15-2 (5 inn.), in a NEWMAC softball set Friday at Rooftop Field.
April 8, 2016 Baseball Edges City-Rival Clark in NEWMAC West Series Opener Northboro, MA --- Sophomore Steven D'Agostino (Shrewsbury, MA) scattered four hits over seven innings to help lead WPI to a 4-3 victory over Clark in both teams’ NEWMAC Baseball West Division opener Friday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
April 6, 2016 Wednesday's Baseball and Softball Contests Postponed; TV3 Catches Up With Softball WORCESTER – WPI’s Baseball and Softball contests, scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, have been postponed.
April 4, 2016 Strangio, 4x100 Relay Reel in NEWMAC Women’s Track & Field Weekly Honors BOSTON – Sophomore Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) and the WPI 4x100-meter relay team claimed NEWMAC track & field weekly accolades for their part in capturing the team title at the Coast Guard Spring Invitational on Saturday.
April 4, 2016 Five From Men's Track & Field Earn NEWMAC Weekly Accolades Boston – Senior Jason Beauregard (New Bedford, MA) and the WPI 4x100-meter relay team earned NEWMAC track & field weekly honors for their performance this past weekend at the Coast Guard Spring Invitational.
April 4, 2016 Women's Soccer to Host Spring Clinic on Saturday, April 23 The WPI women’s soccer team will be hosting a Girls’ Soccer Clinic on from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, April 23. The clinic is open to all female athletes currently in 9th through 12th grade and the fee is $75.
April 2, 2016 Men's Rowing Hoists Class of 2003 Cup in Spring Debut WORCESTER -- The WPI men's rowing varsity eight reclaimed the Class of 2003 Cup as the team hosted Wesleyan, UMass and Colby Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond.
April 2, 2016 Pellegrini, Strangio and Nugent Lead Women's Track and Field to Victory at Coast Guard Invite New London, CT --- Senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA), sophomore Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) and freshman Katie Nugent (Huntington, NY) each earned an individual win and helped a relay to victory as the WPI women’s track & field team opened the outdoor portion of the season with a first-place showing at the Coast Guard Spring Invitational Saturday.
April 2, 2016 Women's Rowing Kicks off 2016 Spring Season by Competing in the Jennifer McLaughlin Cup WORCESTER -- The WPI women's rowing varsity eight placed third in the Jennifer McLaughlin Cup Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond. The 13th-ranked Engineers hosted No. 5 Wesleyan, No. 10 Colby and NEWMAC foe Smith, who is receiving votes in the latest CRCA/USRowing Coaches Poll.
April 2, 2016 D'Amore Shines as Men's Outdoor Track and Field Places Second at Coast Guard Invitational New London, CT --- Junior Brian D’Amore (Medfield, MA) enjoyed individual and relay success to help lead WPI to a second place finish at the Coast Guard Track & Field Spring Invitational Saturday. The hosts took the meet with 143 points as the Engineers totaled 109.5. Westfield State (93), Rhode Island College (82) and Trinity (68) comprised the remainder of the top five.
April 2, 2016 WPI Baseball and Softball NEWMAC Doubleheaders Postponed WORCESTER – The NEWMAC baseball doubleheader between WPI and Babson, and the softball twinbill between WPI and Coast Guard, scheduled for Saturday, April 2, have been postponed due to the weather. New dates and times have yet to be announced.
March 31, 2016 DiTroia and LeClaire Help Softball Complete Sweep of Springfield WORCESTER – Junior Caroline Medino (Pompton Lakes, NJ) scattered three hits over five scoreless innings in game one while senior Jacquelyne DiTroia (Andover, MA) and freshman Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) each notched three RBI on an extra base hit in game two as WPI swept visiting Springfield, 6-2 and 8-3, in a NEWMAC Softball doubleheader Thursday evening at Rooftop Field.
March 30, 2016 Murphy-Cook and Goldstein Reach Milestones in Softball's Split at Amherst Amherst, MA --- Visiting WPI rallied from a 3-2 deficit with two runs in the fifth and an insurance tally in the seventh to earn a doubleheader split by taking the nightcap from Amherst 6-4 on Wednesday afternoon. The hosts opened the day with a 2-1 win in the opener. The game two victory provided Engineer head coach Whitney Goldstein her 100th career win while sophomore Nina Murphy-Cook reached the 100 career hit milestone in game one.
March 30, 2016 D'Ambrosio, Comei and Lacroix Notch Three Hits Each as Baseball Soars Past Fitchburg St. Northboro, MA --- Senior Vinny D'Ambrosio (Mahopac, NY), junior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) and sophomore Evan Lacroix (Methuen, MA) all registered a trio of hits as WPI defeated visiting Fitchburg State, 18-6, Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference baseball matchup at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 29, 2016 Gallagher and Capuano Grand as Baseball Tames Emerson in NEWMAC Tilt Northboro, MA --- WPI freshman Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) and senior Anthony Capuano (Stoneham, MA) each hit a grand slam while three more Engineers went yard in a 23-3 victory over Emerson Tuesday afternoon in a NEWMAC baseball game played at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 28, 2016 Lindsay Gurska Snags NEWMAC Softball Player of the Week Accolades BOSTON – WPI junior Lindsay Gurska (Revere, MA) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Softball Player of the Week. MIT senior Alexandra Marshall (Glen Head, NY) was named the conference’s pitcher of the week.
March 25, 2016 Paoletta, Marsh and Shrewsbury Headline WPI Wrestling's NEWA Award Winners Worcester, MA --- Eight WPI wrestlers have been selected All-New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) by the conference coaches while Tony Paoletta was named the association’s Assistant Coach of the Year. Additionally, a conference-best 17 Engineer wrestlers earned All-Academic honors from the group.
March 28, 2016 Men's Soccer to Host Clinic on Saturday, April 9 The WPI men's soccer team is hosting a clinic for high school boys in grades 9-12. The clinic is specifically designed for players who are interested in playing at the college level. WPI head men’s soccer coach Brian Kelley will direct this three hour clinic designed to improve each player and give them an actual sample of a college level training session.
March 26, 2016 WPI and Wheaton Capitalize on Four Run Innings in Saturday NEWMAC Softball Split WORCESTER – WPI and Wheaton each capitalized on a four-run inning as the teams split their NEWMAC season-opening softball twinbill Saturday. The Engineers (11-3, 1-1 NEWMAC) took game one 5-1 while the Lyons (7-5, 1-1 NEWMAC) rallied for a 7-5 victory in game two. WPI remains undefeated (3-0) in home openers on Rooftop Field.
March 26, 2016 Baseball Opens NEWMAC Play with Split at Regionally-Ranked Wheaton Norton, MA --- The WPI baseball team opened New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon with a double-header against the Lyons of Wheaton. The visitors earned a 5-4 win in the opening game before the Lyons picked up a 3-2 victory in the second.
March 25, 2016 Friday's Softball Twinbill with Westfield State Washed Away; Makeup Scheduled for April 6th Worcester, MA --- Friday’s home softball doubleheader between WPI and visiting Westfield State has been postponed due to the rain. The two teams will play on Wednesday, April 6th beginning at 4pm. WPI is back in action Saturday with a home NEWMAC doubleheader versus Wheaton. First pitch is slated for noon. Fans planning on attending are reminded that Saturday is a very busy day on campus with the Destination Imagination event occurring and parking on campus will be limited.
March 24, 2016 Amato and Day Receive National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar All-American Distinction Worcester, MA --- Junior Brian Amato (Newington, CT) and freshman Nick Day (Northampton, MA) have earned Division III Scholar All-American honors from the National Wrestling Coaches Association, Additionally the Engineers were recognized as a top 30 program nationwide, seeing their starters compile a 3.26 GPA, the 11th highest overall.
March 24, 2016 Cervelloni, Puishys & Shevchuk Lead 13 Engineers Named to NFCHA National Academic Squad Chandler, AZ --- Paced by four-year honorees, Abby Cervelloni (Charlottesville, VA) and Lauren Puishys (Oxford, MA), the WPI field hockey team totaled 13 student-athletes achieving NFHCA National Academic Squad honors en route to National Academic Team honors for the 12th consecutive season. The 13 also included junior Hope Shevchuk (Burlington, CT), a three-time Scholar of Distinction.
March 23, 2016 Saucier's No-Hitter Headlines Softball's Road Sweep at Fitchburg State Fitchburg, MA --- Sophomore Kelsey Saucier tossed her first career no-hitter and the WPI offense totaled 18 runs as the Engineers opened the New England portion of its 2016 schedule with a sweep of host Fitchburg State on Wednesday afternoon at Donna Lee Withington Memorial Softball Field at Coolidge Park. The Crimson and Gray won the opening contest 5-1 before taking the night cap 13-0.
March 23, 2016 Baseball Hands Down 10-2 Judgment to Brandeis Northboro, MA --- Junior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA), senior Sean Greene (Hingham, MA) and senior John Caliri (Hanson, MA) all registered multiple hits as WPI defeated Brandeis 10-2 in a non-conference baseball contest Wednesday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 22, 2016 Caliri's Three-Run Blast in Seventh Sends Baseball Past Nichols in Local Slugfest Northboro, MA --- In a game that saw 35 runs on 41 hits, senior John Caliri’s (Hanson, MA) three-run blast in the seventh proved to be the difference as WPI outlasted Nichols 20-15 in a non-conference baseball game at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 22, 2016 Field Hockey to Host Clinic on April 16 The WPI field hockey team will be holding a clinic on Saturday, April 16 between 12pm and 3pm
March 21, 2016 Venditti Vetted as NEWMAC Baseball Co-Player of the Week BOSTON – WPI senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) has been chosen as the NEWMAC Co-Player of the Week. He shares the honor with Clark’s James Conway (Newburyport, MA) while Wheaton’s Dan Southerland (Dartmouth, MA) took home NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week accolades.
March 19, 2016 Pair of Men's Records Fall Twice on Final Day of NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships Greensboro, NC --- Junior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) broke his own school record twice individually and as part of the 400-yard freestyle relay team on the final night of the 2016 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Both Bauer and the relay squad garnered honorable mention All-America accolades.
March 19, 2016 Mulready and Venditti Help Key Baseball's Sweep of Worcester State Northboro, MA --- Senior John Mulready (Rockland, MA) went 4-for-4 and was a triple away from the cycle in game one and classmate Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) connected on three home runs, including what proved to be the game-winner in game two, and racked up nine RBI on the day as WPI (9-5) took two from city rival Worcester State (6-5) in the form of a 14-6 nine-inning triumph and a 6-5 seven-inning victory at the New England Baseball Complex Saturday afternoon.
March 18, 2016 800 Free Relay Has All-America Night at NCAA DIII Swimming & Diving Championships Greensboro, NC --- The WPI 800-yard freestyle set a new school record en route to All-America status on the penultimate night of the 2016 NCAA Division III Swimming and Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center Friday night.
March 17, 2016 Nikolaki and Andrew Bauer Deliver All-America Performances at NCAA D-III Swimming & Diving Championships Greensboro, NC --- Veronica Nikolaki became WPI’s first women to earn NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving All-America honors and Andrew Bauer picked up honorable mention accolades as the Engineers had a memorable showing on the second day of competition at the 2016 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
March 17, 2016 Baseball Edged by Gordon 7-6 in Non-Conference Matchup Northboro, MA --- Alex Smith drove in the winning run and finished a triple short of the cycle and Matt Amore tossed five shutout innings of relief as Gordon defeated host WPI 7-6 in a non-conference baseball contest played Thursday afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex.
March 16, 2016 Baseball Opens Home Slate with Come-From-Behind Victory Over Mass Maritime Northboro, MA --- John Mulready highlighted a two-out, three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning with a two-run single to help WPI baseball defeat visiting Mass Maritime 4-2 in its home opener on Wednesday afternoon.
March 16, 2016 Biney Earns Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player of the Week Honors Louisville, KY --- WPI's Ama Biney and Texas-Tyler’s Alaina Kissinger have been selected as the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
March 16, 2016 50 Free Record Falls on NCAA D-III Swimming & Diving Championships Opening Day Greensboro, NC ---WPI junior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) set the school record in the 50-yard freestyle to highlight the first day of action at the 2016 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. Bauer’s time of 20.59 secured 20th place.
March 15, 2016 Galasso Named New England Women's Basketball Association Coach of the Year Keene, NH --- WPI’s Cherise Galasso has been selected as the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Coach of the Year announced on Tuesday following voting by the membership.
March 14, 2016 Niba Tabbed to the D3hoops Men's Basketball All-Northeast Team Minneapolis, MN --- WPI senior Clyde Niba has been named to the D3hoops.com All-Northeast fourth team, as announced on Monday. The organization has handed out out all-region honors to a Crimson and Gray student-athlete each of the past seven years and 12 of the last 13 campaigns.
March 14, 2016 Biney and Doolin Help Softball Sweep Weekly NEWMAC Awards Boston, MA --- WPI softball teammates Ama Biney and Clare Doolin swept the NEWMAC softball weekly awards, as announced on Monday. Biney was selected the NEWMAC Player of the Week while Medino was chosen as the NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week.
March 14, 2016 D’Ambrosio and D’Agostino Earn Distinction with NEWMAC Weekly Baseball Awards Boston, MA --- WPI sophomore Steven D’Agostino and senior Vinny D’Ambrosio took home top billing as the NEWMAC debuted its 2013 weekly baseball awards on Monday. D’Agostino garnered the conference's Pitcher of the Week honor while D’Ambrosio was recognized as the league's Co-Player of the Week along with Zach Serna of Coast Guard.
March 12, 2016 Venditti and Freeburg Key Baseball Sweep to Deliver Callahan No. 200 Winter Haven, FL --- The WPI baseball team took two from Wentworth in the form of a 17-1 win and 4-2 triumph on the final day of the squad’s trip to Florida. The victories were also number 199 and 200 for head coach Mike Callahan.
March 12, 2016 Softball Powers Past Plymouth State and Bethel (MN) in Florida Finales Clermont, FL --- The WPI softball team wrapped up its Spring Break trip with a 7-5 triumph over Bethel (MN) and an 11-0 (5 inn.) decision against Plymouth State Saturday at the NTC Spring Games. The Engineers, who are off until March 22, return to New England with an 8-2 record. Bethel moves to 2-3 and Plymouth State evens out at 1-1.
March 11, 2016 Four Bat 2-for-3 as Baseball Soars Past Keene State in Florida Twinbill Auburndale, FL --- Freshman Steven Gallagher (Coventry, RI) batted 2-for-3 in game one and seniors Vinny D’Ambrosio (Mahopac, NY), John Mulready (Rockland, MA) and DJ Ouellette (Watertown, CT) each went 2-for-3 in the nightcap as WPI swept Keene State 4-1 and 11-3 in a non-conference baseball doubleheader at the RussMatt Invitational Friday.
March 11, 2016 Bats Come Alive as Softball Sweeps Waynesburg (PA) and Simmons at NTC Spring Games Winter Garden, FL --- The WPI softball team totaled 26 hits in 11 innings en route to a 12-1 (5 inn.) win over Waynesburg (PA) and a 5-2 victory over Simmons Friday at the NTC Spring Games. The Engineers (6-2) were led by sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) who went 5-for-5 with a triple, an RBI, a stolen base, two walks and five runs scored on the day. Game one saw sophomore Julia Veitch (Carlisle, MA) go 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored.
March 10, 2016 Track and Field's Pellegrini and Staver Named All-Region by USTFCCCA New Orleans, LA --- WPI senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) and sophomore Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) have been named All-Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Unlike the All-New England awards traditionally handed out to the top eight finishers following the Division III New England Championships, honorees must either be ranked in the top-5 of an individual event in the region according to final TFRRS data or be part of a top-3 relay team.
March 9, 2016 Softball Edges St. Joseph's (ME), Falls to No. 19 Moravian at NTC Spring Games Clermont, FL --- Freshman Caraline Wood (Averill Park, NY) batted 4-for-4 and helped chase home the winning run as WPI defeated St. Joseph’s (ME), 2-1, before absorbing a 10-8 setback to No. 19 Moravian Wednesday in a morning-afternoon softball doubleheader at the NTC Spring Games.
March 9, 2016 Comei and Kurtz Homer as Baseball Falls Twice to Husson at RussMatt Invitational Auburndale, FL --- Junior Nick Comei (Haverhill, MA) batted 3-for-4 with a three-run homer, four RBI and two runs scored in game one as the WPI baseball team was swept by Husson, 6-5 and 8-3, Wednesday at the RussMatt Invitational.
March 8, 2016 Softball's Hometown Duo Dazzles in Tuesday Morning Split Clermont, FL --- WPI sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) went 6-for-7 with three doubles, three RBI and three runs scored on the day while classmate Kelsey Saucier (Worcester, MA) rebounded from a rough start yesterday to spin a complete-game shutout of Penn State Behrend in the second game of a softball doubleheader Tuesday morning at the NTC Spring Games. The Engineers (3-1), meanwhile, bounced back from a 5-4 setback in game one versus Alvernia (PA).
March 7, 2016 Softball Rallies For Sweep On Opening Day; Doolin Delivers in Game One Winter Garden, FL --- Senior Clare Doolin (Newton, MA) spun a one-hitter in game one and sophomore RiAnna May (Westminster, CO) went 2-for-4 with the game-winning 2-RBI single the opener and was 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored in game two as the WPI softball team rallied for a sweep of Emmanuel and Thiel Monday afternoon at the NTC Spring Games.
March 7, 2016 D’Agostino, Freeburg and Vendetti Key Baseball’s Sweep of Waynesburg (PA) Winter Haven, FL --- Sophomore Steven D’Agostino (Shrewsbury, MA) pitched a three-hit shutout in game one and senior Alex Venditti (Newton, MA) logged an RBI and two runs scored in game two as WPI swept Waynesburg (PA), 4-0 and 5-2, Monday morning in a non-conference baseball doubleheader at Chain of Lakes Park.
March 6, 2016 Seniors Shine in Game One of Baseball's Season-Opening Twinbill vs St. Joseph's (ME) Auburndale, FL --- Senior Anthony Capuano (Stoneham, MA) was 2-for-2 with walk and an RBI as WPI fell twice to St. Joseph’s (ME) Sunday in the season-opening doubleheader for both teams. The Engineers were doubled up in game one, 6-3, before being blanked 7-0 in game two.
March 5, 2016 Women's Relays Break Records as Track & Field Teams Total Eight All-ECAC Nods Staten Island, NY --- The WPI women’s track and field 4x200- and 4x800-meter relay teams set school records as the women tied for 10th and the men tied for 34th at the ECAC Division III Championships hosted by Staten Island on Friday and Saturday. The women totaled 25 points and shared the spot with Bowdoin while the men came up with seven to tie Albright and Worcester State.
March 5, 2016 Softball's Murphy-Cook and Biney Land on Division III National Player of the Year Watch List Louisville, KY --- WPI sophomores Nina Murphy-Cook and Ama Biney are among fifty outstanding softball players have been chosen for the inaugural NFCA/Schutt Sports Division III National Player of the Year watch list, which will be pared down in the coming weeks until just one player remains at the conclusion of the 2016 season.
March 4, 2016 No. 3 Scranton Defeats Women's Basketball in NCAA Division III Championship First Round Scranton, PA --- Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year Bridgette Mann (Canadensis, PA) totaled a game-high 18 points to lead No. 3 Scranton to a 67-42 victory over WPI in the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship First Round at the John Long Center.
March 4, 2016 Men's Basketball Bested by Cortland State in NCAA Tournament First Round Contest Amherst, MA --- Cortland used a stingy defense to hold WPI to a season low in points and connected on 16-of-20 2-point field goal attempts as the Red Dragons defeated the Engineers 69-50 in a NCAA Division III Tournament first round contest played Friday at Amherst’s LeFrak Gymnasium.
February 26, 2016 Rowing Alum Gives Back; Establishes the Willard S Brewer '04 Boat On February 24, 2016, Resolute Racing Shells in Bristol R.I. completed construction of a new eight oared shell for the WPI Men’s Rowing Team. The shell is a Resolute Vanquish Mid-weight Eight finished in dark grey. The Vanquish is similar to the three Resolute Intrepid eights currently owned by the Men’s Rowing Team.
March 1, 2016 Biney Nets NEWMAC Women's Basketball All-Conference First Team Laurels BOSTON – WPI sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has garnered NEWMAC All-Conference First Team accolades, as voted upon by the league’s head coaches following the regular season.
March 1, 2016 Niba and Doncaster Land on NEWMAC Men's Basketball All-Conference First Team BOSTON – Senior Clyde Niba (Atlanta, GA) and junior Sean Doncaster (Medford, MA) have been named to the NEWMAC Men's Basketball All-Conference First Team, as selected by the league's head coaches following the 25-game season. Matt Carr and Jeffrey Robinson were the last Boynton Hill duo to receive first team recognition back in 2011.
February 29, 2016 Women's Basketball to Visit Scranton for First Round of NCAA Division III Tournament Worcester, MA --- The WPI women's basketball team will travel to Scranton, PA for the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship. The Engineers will face the host Lady Royals in a double header on Friday. The other game features Marymount (VA) and Cabrini with the advancing teams meeting on Saturday.
February 29, 2016 Men's Basketball Earns NCAA Selection for 10th Time in 12 Years Worcester, MA --- WPI has been selected as an at-large team and will face Cortland in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament at Amherst College for Friday. The hosts play Husson in the other match-up of Friday’s doubleheader with the two winners set to meet in the second round on Saturday evening.
February 28, 2016 Women's Basketball Wins NEWMAC Championship; Headed to NCAA Tournament Babson Park, MA --- Sophomore Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT) delivered the game-winning layup with 7.3 seconds left to lift WPI to a 60-59 victory over Babson in the 2016 NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Championship game Sunday afternoon at Staake Gymnasium.
March 1, 2016 Dunphy Named @WACBAHoops Women's Player of the Week WORCESTER – WPI junior Priscilla Dunphy (Barrington, RI) has been named the Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) Women’s Player of the Week, as selected by NoontimeSports.com
February 28, 2016 Marsh and Shrewsbury Place Fourth as Wrestling Finishes Sixth at NCAA Regionals Springfield, MA --- WPI wrestlers Justin Marsh and Austin Shrewsbury both notched fourth place showings at the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional as the Crimson and Gray wrapped up action Sunday in the two-day tournament hosted by Springfield.
February 27, 2016 Nikolaki Punches Ticket to Third NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships Wellesley, MA --- WPI senior Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) qualified for the 2016 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championship with a second-place score in the 1-meter competition at the 2016 NCAA Division III Region 3 Diving Championships on Saturday afternoon at Wellesley’s Chandler Pool.
February 27, 2016 Biney, Rogers, Defense Guide Women's Basketball to NEWMAC Tournament Finals Babson Park, MA --- The WPI women’s basketball team used a stifling defense that limited Coast Guard to single digit scoring in the first three quarters as the second-seeded Engineers defeated the third-seed Bears 48-32 in a NEWMAC Tournament semifinal contest played at Babson on Saturday evening.
February 27, 2016 Marsh Leads Wrestling's Parade of Eight to Second Day of NCAA Regionals Springfield, MA --- WPI’s Justin Marsh won a pair of matches Saturday to reach the semifinals of the NCAA III Division Northeast Regional Wrestling Championship hosted by Springfield. The senior captain will need to just win once on Sunday to qualify for the NCAA national championships and twice to claim the regional crown.
February 27, 2016 No. 24 Men's Basketball Drops NEWMAC Tournament Semifinal Game to MIT Babson Park, MA --- MIT freshman Bradley Jomard erupted for career-highs of 33 points and 12 rebounds as the third-seeded Engineers defeated second-seeded WPI 96-80 in a NEWMAC Tournament semifinal contest played at Babson on Saturday afternoon.
February 27, 2016 Three Women's Records Fall as Track & Field Competes at Open New Englands BOSTON – Three women’s indoor track and field records were broken as select members of the WPI men’s and women’s teams competed at the NEICAAA Open New England Championships Friday and Saturday at Boston University.
February 25, 2016 Five WPI Men Selected to Compete at NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships INDIANAPOLIS – Five WPI men’s swimmers have been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships being held March 16-19 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Additionally, senior Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) will be competing this weekend at the NCAA Division III Diving Regional for the chance to once again represent the women’s team at the four-day event.
February 26, 2016 Nikolaki Represents WPI at NCAA Division III Diving Regional Wellesley, MA --- WPI senior Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) finished 13th in the 3-meter competition at the 2016 NCAA Division III Region 3 Diving Championships on Friday afternoon at Wellesley’s Chandler Pool.
February 24, 2016 Women's Basketball Bests Smith 54-47 in NEWMAC Tournament Quarterfinal WORCESTER – Junior Priscilla Dunphy poured in 17 points and sophomore Maura Buckley added 10 rebounds as second-seeded WPI advanced to the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Championship Semifinals with a 54-47 victory over seventh-seeded Smith Wednesday in Harrington Auditorium.
February 24, 2016 Six Student-Athletes, Both Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Honored for Academics New Orleans, LA --- Led by three-time honorees junior Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) and senior Julie Tevenan (Weymouth, MA), six WPI cross country student-athletes were recognized as Division III All-Academic Individuals by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their work inside the classroom and on the course.
February 23, 2016 25 WPI Winter Student-Athletes Praised by NEWMAC for Academics BOSTON – The NEWMAC released its 2015-16 Academic All-Conference award winners in the sports of men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s swimming & diving, and women’s swimming & diving Tuesday. Highlighting the selections were three-time honorees Mark Overdevest (Morrinsville, New Zealand) from men’s basketball, Nathan Hughes (Arlington, VA) from men’s swimming & diving and Kate Gillis (Needham, MA) and Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) from women’s swimming and diving.
February 21, 2016 Bauers Earn Major Awards as Men’s Swimming & Diving Finishes Second at NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- Junior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was named the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Year and freshman Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) was named the NEWMAC Men’s Swimming Rookie of the year as WPI finished second at the 2016 NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships Sunday night. The Engineers 1097.5 points were not enough to knock off host MIT who accumulated 1468 points over the four-day event.
February 21, 2016 Day Outstanding on Final Day of NEWMACs; Women’s Swimming & Diving Places Sixth Cambridge, MA --- Sophomore Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) turned in a pair of impressive record-setting performances, including the first individual title in WPI women’s swimming and diving history, as the Engineers concluded the 2016 NEWMAC Championships in sixth place Sunday. Host MIT took the team crown with 1,259.5 points while the Crimson and Gray totaled 574.5 and were just 14 away from fifth.
February 20, 2016 Lucky 13! - Men's Basketball Defeats Clark to Post 13th Straight 20 Win Campaign WORCESTER – Sean Doncaster and Clyde Niba each rattled off 14 first half points as WPI shot over 70% as a team in the opening 20 minutes of an 88-60 triumph over host Clark in the regular season finale for both teams Saturday afternoon.
February 20, 2016 A. Bauer, Smallwood and 200 Medley Relay Strike Gold on Day 3 of NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- A number of records fell and B cut times were achieved as the WPI men’s swimming & diving team concluded day three of the 2016 NEWMAC Championships in second place. The Crimson and Gray (736.5 points) have their work cut out for them if they hope to unseat the host Engineers (1,025 points) as conference champions on Sunday.
February 20, 2016 Women's Swimming and Diving Remains Sixth Heading Into Final Day of NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- The WPI women’s swimming & diving 200-yard medley relay team finished third to conclude day three of the 2016 NEWMAC Championships Saturday at MIT. The hosts have accumulated 856 points while the Engineers from Boynton Hill are sixth with 348.5 points.
February 20, 2016 Men's Track and Field Ties For 10th at Division III New England Championship Cambridge, MA --- The WPI men’s track and field team accumulated six All-New England honors and saw one school record fall as the Engineers tied for 10th at the New England Division III Indoor Championships at MIT Saturday. The hosts racked up 138 points to win the team title.
February 20, 2016 Women's Track and Field 14th at NCAA Division III New England Championship Middlebury, VT --- The WPI women’s track & field team put forth five All-New England performances and broke a pair of school records as the squad tied for 14th at the two-day NCAA Division III New England Championships which concluded Saturday at Middlebury’s Virtue Field House. MIT claimed the team crown with 123.5 points.
February 20, 2016 Women's Basketball Falls to Emerson in Regular Season Finale Boston, MA --- Elizabeth Horan highlighted three Emerson players in double figures scoring as the host Lions defeated playoff bound WPI 59-48 in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played Saturday afternoon.
February 19, 2016 200-Yard Freestyle Relay Earns Men's Swimming & Diving Title on Day 2 of NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- The WPI men’s swimming & diving 200-yard freestyle relay team won a NEWMAC title on the first full day of the conference championships Friday at MIT. The host Engineers lead with 549 points followed by Coast Guard with 357.5 and the Boynton Hillers with 341.5.
February 19, 2016 Day Shines in Primetime as WPI Women's Swimming & Diving Sits Sixth at NEWMACs Cambridge, MA --- Sophomore Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) set the WPI women’s swimming & diving 500-yard freestyle relay record and placed third to highlight day two of the NEWMAC Championships Friday at MIT. The Engineers sit in sixth with 194 points while the hosts lead with 461.
February 18, 2016 Swimming & Diving Teams Tied for Fourth After First Session of NEWMAC Championships Cambridge, MA --- The WPI men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each saw a fourth place finish on the opening night of the 2016 NEWMAC Championships being hosted by MIT. Both genders end the night tied for fourth overall with 77 and 50 points, respectively.
February 17, 2016 Niba and Davis Send Men's Basketball Past Wheaton 70-55 WORCESTER – Senior Clyde Niba notched his second double-double of the season with 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead WPI past visiting Wheaton, 70-55, in NEWMAC men’s basketball action at Harrington Auditorium.
February 17, 2016 Bench Brilliant as Women's Basketball Gets Back on Winning Track in Triumph over CGA WORCESTER – Sophomore Stasha Greenalch (Newington, CT), senior Lisa Mendez (Yonkers, NY) and junior Sarah Rogers (Colchester, CT) combined to score 22 of 25 WPI bench points in a 51-43 home victory over Coast Guard Wednesday night in a NEWMAC women’s basketball matchup in Harrington Auditorium.
February 16, 2016 TELEGRAM FEATURE: Bill Gibbons Sr. - 'the fabric of the city' - returns after four major cancer surgeries WORCESTER — Bill Gibbons Sr. was a freshman at Clark when athletic director Russ Granger asked him if he would like to help out with the Clark Tournament, the area’s eminent high school boys’ basketball tourney that was then in its 15th year. Gibbons’ first tasks included bringing oranges and towels to the players’ lockers in old Alumni Gym at halftime and after the games.
February 15, 2016 Doncaster Tabbed NEWMAC Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week BOSTON -- WPI’s Sean Doncaster has been selected NEWMAC Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 7th. The junior guard, who earlier in the day on Monday was named WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week, shares the conference award with Joey Flannery of Babson.
February 14, 2016 TELEGRAM FEATURE: College sports 'super fans' show 'unconditional loyalty to their teams' When Chris Bartley took over the WPI men’s program in 2001, the Engineers had lost 27 straight games. Make that 28 when the Engineers fell in Bartley’s WPI debut at Framingham State. A few days later, WPI beat Curry and Richie Burns and Bob Tupper, best friends and longtime co-workers in WPI’s facilities department, were among the “six or seven fans,” as Bartley remembers it, inside Harrington Auditorium to witness it.
February 13, 2016 Wrestling Closes Out Dual Meet Campaign with Sweep of No. 16 Williams and Springfield Springfield, MA --- WPI wrestling closed out the dual meet season by sweeping a pair of matches Saturday versus nationally-ranked Williams and host Springfield. The Engineers bested the No. 16 Ephs 18-16 before defeating the host Pride 28-13. The Crimson and Gray conclude the dual meet schedule with a 15-9 mark, their most wins since the 2003-04 campaign.
February 13, 2016 Juniors Shine as Men's Basketball Dispatches Coast Guard on Senior Day WORCESTER – Junior Ian Converse registered his fourth double-double of the season, and career, as WPI defeated visiting Coast Guard Saturday in a NEWMAC men's basketball matchup at Harrington Auditorium.
February 13, 2016 Personal and Season Bests Highlight Men's Track and Field Action at BU BOSTON – The WPI men's track and field team turned in a number of personal and season bests at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational Saturday. The Engineers entered the competition slotted 10th in the USTFCCCA Division III regional rankings.
February 13, 2016 Wheaton Converts Late Free Throws to Defeat Women's Basketball 64-60 Norton, MA --- Wheaton canned all six of its free throws in the final 1:37 to finish the game on a 6-0 run and defeat visiting WPI 64-60 in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played on Saturday afternoon. The Lyons up their overall record to 17-7 on the season and 10-5 in conference play while the Engineers dip to 20-3 overall and 12-2 in NEWMAC action.
February 12, 2016 Strangio, 4x400 Relay Set Records at BU Valentine Invitational BOSTON – Sophomore Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) reset her own school record in the 800-meter run and was part of the school-record 4x400-meter relay as WPI returned to Boston University for the women’s portion of the David Hemery Valentine Track and Field Invitational on Friday. Collectively, the women’s track and field team entered the week eighth in the USTFCCCA regional rankings.
February 11, 2016 Biney Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District I Women's Basketball Team WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I women’s basketball team as voted upon by sports information directors from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The guard now advances to the national ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America consideration.
February 10, 2016 Doncaster's Double-Double Helps Deliver Men's Basketball Win at MIT Cambridge, MA --- In a game that saw both teams shoot less than 32 percent from the floor, WPI pulled away late to edge MIT 58-50 in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball game. Junior Sean Doncaster (Medford, MA) notched his second consecutive double-double for WPI with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Freshman Bradley Jomard (Paris, France) led all players with 21 points for MIT.
February 10, 2016 Babson Ends Women's Basketball's Record-Setting Winning Streak WORCESTER – Junior Giovanna Pickering, senior Linnett Graber and senior Marissa Cicchetti combined for 34 points as visiting Babson handed the WPI women’s basketball team its first NEWMAC setback of the season with a 62-51 victory Wednesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
February 9, 2016 Women's Basketball to Host Babson in Annual "Play4Kay" Game Wednesday The WPI Women's Basketball team will be hosting Babson on Wednesday evening at 7pm in its annual "Play4Kay" game.
February 6, 2016 Welton's Career Day Leads Women's Basketball to Victory on Senior Day WORCESTER – Senior Haili Welton (Southbury, CT) poured in a career-high 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting with two 3-pointers and a pair of free throws to lead WPI past visiting Springfield, 59-50, Saturday in a NEWMAC women’s basketball matchup in Harrington Auditorium.
February 6, 2016 Wrestling Defeats Bridgewater State, Falls to Coast Guard in Road Tri-Meet New London, CT --- Justin Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA), Brian Amato (Newington, CT), and Pat Lacroix (Salem, NH) all won twice Saturday as WPI went to New London, CT and split a tri-meet with Bridgewater State and Coast Guard. The Engineers shutout BSU 53-0 in the middle match of the tri before falling to the hosts 24-12 in the night cap.
February 6, 2016 No. 19 Men's Basketball Falls in Double Overtime to Babson Babson Park, MA --- Junior Joey Flannery finished with 41 points, 12 rebounds and six assists as Babson outlasted 19th ranked WPI, 91-87, in double overtime on Saturday afternoon in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball action at Staake Gymnasium.
February 6, 2016 Pellegrini and Strangio Set Records as Women's Track and Field Competes at BU BOSTON – Senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) and sophomore Lea Strangio (Watertown, MA) each set a school record as the WPI women’s track and field team competed at the Boston University Scarlet and White Invitational Saturday.
February 6, 2016 Staver Shatters Men's Track and Field Record at BU Scarlet and White Invitational BOSTON – Sophomore Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) and senior Jason Beauregard (New Bedford, MA) each turned in a top five finish while Staver set a school record as the WPI men’s track and field team ventured to the Boston University Scarlet and White Invitational Saturday.
February 6, 2016 Men's Swimming and Diving Takes 10 Events at Clark Invitational WORCESTER – Junior Ricky Coffin (Pleasant Valley, NY) and sophomore Bryant Babel (Oceanside, NY) totaled five victories as the WPI men’s swimming and diving team competed at the Clark Invitational Saturday.
February 6, 2016 Women's Swimming and Diving Competes at Clark Invitational WORCESTER – Sophomore Kaye Dandrea (Lakeville, MA) secured a pair of victories as the WPI women’s swimming and diving team headed down Park Ave. for the Clark Invitational Saturday afternoon.
February 3, 2016 Women's Basketball Makes History With 17th Consecutive Victory Northampton, MA --- WPI held off host Smith, 59-56, and set the program record for most consecutive wins Wednesday in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest on Senda Berenson Court inside historic Ainsworth Gymnasium.
February 3, 2016 Late Rally Helps Emerson Upset No. 19 Men's Basketball in Harrington Auditorium WORCESTER – Sean Duffy nailed a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 1:23 remaining to put Emerson ahead for good as the Lions went into Harrington Auditorium and upset nationally-ranked WPI 56-53 on Wednesday evening.
January 30, 2016 Sweet 16! - Women's Basketball Wins 16th Straight Behind Dunphy's Career-High 18 Points WORCESTER – Priscilla Dunphy amassed a career-best 18 points to propel the WPI women’s basketball team to its 16th straight victory as the hosts defeated visiting MIT 54-35 in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played on Saturday evening.
January 30, 2016 Amato Victorious Three Times as Wrestling Goes 2-1 at Final Home Quad WORCESTER --- Returning All-America Brian Amato delivered three victories on the day as WPI defeated Plymouth State and Southern Maine en route to a 2-1 showing in its final home quad meet of the season. The Crimson and Gray began the day by knocking off Plymouth State 48-4 and handing the Huskies a 38-13 setback before dropping a 31-6 decision to Brockport.
January 30, 2016 Nationally-Ranked Men's Basketball Tripped up by Springfield Despite 22 Points from Niba WORCESTER – The combination of Josh Altman and Josh Downes tallied 32 of Springfield’s 56 points as the Pride went into Harrington Auditorium and defeated nationally-ranked WPI 56-51 on Saturday evening.
January 30, 2016 Women's Indoor Track and Field Competes at Wheaton Invitational and Tufts Stampede Norton, MA --- The WPI women’s track and field team saw four individual victories and a number of second place performances at the non-scoring Wheaton Invitational on Saturday.
January 30, 2016 Field Events Shine For Men's Track and Field at Wheaton Invitational Norton, MA --- The WPI men’s track and field team won four of six field events and added three individual track victories, as well as a relay triumph, Saturday at the non-scoring Wheaton Invitational.
January 27, 2016 No. 13 Men's Basketball Delivers Bartley School Record 291st Career Victory New London, CT -- Junior Ian Converse had 14 of his career-high 21 points in the first half leading #13 WPI to a 78-58 win over Coast Guard in a NEWMAC game. With the win, WPI head coach Chris Bartley became the Engineers all-time wins leader as he picked up the 291st win of his career passing the mark of 290 held by Ken Kaufman.
January 28, 2016 Women's Swimming and Diving Sets Dual Meet Record in Regular Season Finale at Clark WORCESTER – The WPI women’s swimming and diving team, led by a sweep by Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece), set the program record for wins in a single-season with its 10th triumph in the form of a 129-100 triumph over city and NEWMAC rival Clark Wednesday night in the Kneller Center Pool.
January 28, 2016 Men's Swimming and Diving Concludes Record-Setting Regular Season at Clark WORCESTER – The 2015-16 WPI men’s swimming and diving team reset the standard for wins in a single season with its 11th victory with a 125-101 decision over NEWMAC and city foe Clark at the Kneller Center Pool Wednesday night.
January 27, 2016 Balanced Attack as Women's Basketball Defeats Mount Holyoke to Run Winning Streak to 15 South Hadley, MA --- Led by points from 10 different players, the WPI women's basketball team came away with a 59-29 victory over Mount Holyoke on Wednesday in NEWMAC action. With the victory, the Engineers move to 17-1 and remain perfect in conference play at 9-0. The Lyons slip to 0-18 overall and 0-10 in the NEWMAC.
January 26, 2016 Zach Grasis Represents Football at Dream Bowl IV WORCESTER – Zach Grasis (East Brookfield, MA) concluded his collegiate football career at the Dream Bowl in Virginia Beach on Monday, January 18.
January 23, 2016 Dennis & Staver Star as Men's Track and Field Take Title Again at Smith's Beynon Invitational Northampton, MA --- Ryan Dennis (Milford, CT) and Warren Staver both posted individual victories and teamed up with Andrew Kelly and Thomas Mackintosh to win the 4x400 relay as WPI men’s indoor track and field team captured the Beynon Invitational hosted by Smith on Saturday. It marks the third consecutive time the Engineers won the title (the 2015 meet was cancelled) and the seventh time in eight appearances.
January 23, 2016 Women's Track and Field Claims Victory at Beynon Invitational hosted by Smith Northampton, MA --- Senior Liz Pellegrini (Worcester, MA) and sophomore Sara Velleca (Woodbury, CT) earned individual victories in addition to a relay victory and the winning distance medley relay set a program record as the WPI women's track and field team took home its first Smith Beynon Invitational title on Saturday. The Crimson and Gray tallied 151.5 points to best Middlebury (120.5) and Wellesley (86). They also topped preseason No. 22 Amherst (83) and Division II Assumption (66) in the 15-team meet.
January 23, 2016 Marsh Becomes All-Time Leader in Dual Wins as Wrestling Goes 3-1 at NEWA Dual Meet Championships WORCESTER --- Justin Marsh became WPI’s all-time leader in dual wins and the Engineers won three out of four matches to place fifth at the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) "Headlock for Hunger" Dual Meet Championships on Saturday hosted by Bridgewater State.
January 23, 2016 Biney and Dunphy Combine for 22 Points as Women's Basketball Grinds Road Win at Clark WORCESTER -- In a contest that saw ten ties and four lead changes, visiting WPI closed the game on a 10-4 run over the final four minutes and the Engineers escaped with a hard-fought 63-57 win over Clark University in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Kneller Athletic Center.
January 23, 2016 Niba's First Half Eruption Sparks No. 14 Men's Basketball Over Wheaton 79-57 Norton, MA --- Clyde Niba totaled 22 of his game-high 28 points in the first half as WPI cruised to a 79-57 road win versus Wheaton in NEWMAC men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers, who are ranked 14th according to the latest D3hoops.com Top-25 poll, improve to 15-2 overall and 5-1 in the NEWMAC while the Lyons fall to 8-8 on the season and 2-4 in conference action.
January 20, 2016 Rodgers' Heroics Lift No. 14 Men's Basketball Past Clark 67-66 WORCESTER – Chris Rodgers’ floater with 0.4 seconds remaining gave WPI a dramatic 67-66 victory over visiting Clark in a NEWMAC men’s basketball contest played on Wednesday evening.
January 20, 2016 Women's Swim & Dive Sweeps Wheaton & UMass Dartmouth; Ties Program Record For Wins Norton, MA --- The 2015-16 WPI women’s swimming and diving team tied the program record for single-season wins as the Engineers defeated Wheaton, 164-134, and surged past UMass Dartmouth, 240-43, on Wednesday night. The Crimson and Gray tie the 2012-13 and 1992-93 teams with nine dual meet wins on the season.
January 20, 2016 Men's Swimming & Diving Better in 14 of 16 Events in Sweep of Wheaton & UMass Dartmouth Norton, MA --- The WPI men’s swimming and diving team had the best performance in all but two events en route to a sweep of Wheaton, 168-115, and UMass Dartmouth, 193-76, Wednesday night.
January 19, 2016 Bauer and Nikolaki Earn NEWMAC Weekly Swimming and Diving Accolades BOSTON – Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) earned NEWMAC swimming and diving honors for their performances this past week. Bauer was named the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week while Nikolaki was tabbed the NEWMAC Women’s Diver of the Week.
January 19, 2016 Biney Named @WACBAHoops Women's Basketball Player of the Week WORCESTER – WPI sophomore Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been tabbed the Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) Women’s Player of the Week. It is the third consecutive honor for the local product.
January 16, 2016 Men's Swimming and Diving Sets 12 Meet Records in Winning Fourth Straight Worcester City Championship WORCESTER -- The WPI men's swimming and diving team won 17 of 18 swimming events to capture its four straight Worcester City Championship this weekend, amassing 1,309 points to exceed last year's total by 52 points. The Engineers won the Paul Parenteau trophy as men's team champion, while freshmen Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and Alex Gallant (Lakeville, MA) shared the Justin Ferris Award for the top male swimmer.
January 16, 2016 Wrestling Defeats Trinity in Middle Home Quad of 2015-2016 Campaign WORCESTER --- WPI hosted the second of two quad meets on Saturday afternoon, knocking off Trinity before succumbing to Wesleyan 18-16 and nationally-ranked Roger Williams. The third ranked Hawks went 3-0 at the event, defeated Wesleyan 27-15 and Trinity 37-11 while Wesleyan bested Trinity 40-5.
January 16, 2016 Nikolaki Repeats as Top Diver at Worcester City Championship Meet Worcester, MA – Senior captain Veronica Nikolaki grabbed WPI women’s swimming and diving’s only win of the weekend and won the Beth Ferraro Award as the top diver at the Worcester City Championship meet. Nikolaki struck gold in the 1-meter dive with 456.89 points and also finished second in the 3-meter dive with 399.45 points.
January 16, 2016 Mendez Keys Women's Basketball Rally as WPI Claims 13th Consecutive Victory New London, CT ---Senior Lisa Mendez spearheaded a 10-0 second half run as WPI remained unbeaten in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play and won its 13th traight beating Coast Guard 58-45. Mendez had back-to-back old fashion 3-point plays in the final 45 seconds of the third quarter turning a 31-29 deficit into a 35-31 lead after three.
January 16, 2016 Obiora Posts Double-Double as No. 12 Men's Basketball Fends Off Emerson 70-62 BOSTON – Obi Obiora (Boston, MA) recorded his second double-double of the season, and his career, as nationally-ranked WPI went on the road and defeated Emerson, 70-62, Saturday in a NEWMAC men’s basketball contest.
January 16, 2016 Price, Pellegrini, Dykstra, Teed Led Women's Track and Field to Bowdoin Invitational Crown Brunswick, ME --- Alex Price, Liz Pellegrini, Carley Dykstra, Taylor Teed and the 4x400 meter relay posted victories while Julie Tevenan set a new school record in the 1,000 meters as the WPI women's indoor track and field team captured the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers racked up 167.5 points to finish 13 points ahead of second place RPI in the five-team event.
January 16, 2016 Whelan, D'Amore, Staver, Morette Post Victories for Men's Track and Field at Bowdoin Brunswick, ME --- Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) claimed an individual victory and was the anchor for a winning relay as the WPI men’s track and field team placed third at the Bowdoin Invitational Saturday.
January 14, 2016 Bench Catapults Women's Basketball Past Smith for 12th Consecutive Triumph WORCESTER – WPI’s bench outscored Smith 29-7 en route to a 65-48 victory Thursday night in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest in Harrington Auditorium. The Engineers (14-1, 6-0 NEWMAC) have now won 12 consecutive games to tie the 1995-96 team for the second longest winning streak in program history while the Pioneers slip to 5-8 on the season and 2-4 in league play.
January 13, 2016 Shrewsbury and Muntz Tally Pins as WPI Wrestling Knocks Off Western New England Springfield, MA --- Austin Shrewsbury and Lucas Muntz each recorded pins as WPI went on the road and posted a 38-3 victory in a New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) matchup on Wednesday evening. The Engineers, ranked sixth in the most recent NEWA Top 10, move their dual meet record to 6-4 on the season while the host Golden Bears slip to 3-6.
January 13, 2016 No. 12 Men's Basketball Nipped by Babson in Overtime in Battle of NEWMAC Unbeatens WORCESTER – Junior Joey Flannery poured in a game-high 33 points to lead Babson to a 75-71 overtime victory over host No. 12 WPI Wednesday in a NEWMAC men’s basketball matchup at Harrington Auditorium. The Beavers (9-4, 3-0 NEWMAC), who are receiving votes in the latest D3hoops.com Top 25, secure their first OT win in four chances this season while also snapping the Engineers (12-2, 2-1 NEWMAC) five-game winning streak.
January 11, 2016 Biney Again Honored With NEWMAC and WACBA Women's Basketball Weekly Accolades WORCESTER – WPI’s Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been named the NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. She squared off with last week’s co-honoree Kiley Shoemaker on Saturday en route to the accolade.
January 9, 2016 Welton and Luna Led Charge as Women's Basketball Rallies to Defeat Wheaton WORCESTER – Haili Welton’s layup with 4:17 remaining snapped a 43-43 stalemate and host WPI pulled away with a 56-46 victory over Wheaton in a NEWMAC women’s basketball matchup Saturday afternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
January 9, 2016 Converse and Rodgers Carry No. 12 Men's Basketball by MIT 70-62 WORCESTER – Ian Converse notched his third double-double and Chris Rodgers tallied 16 of WPI’s 21 bench points as nationally-ranked WPI upended visiting MIT 70-62 in a NEWMAC conference men’s basketball game played Saturday aQfternoon in Harrington Auditorium.
January 9, 2016 Men's Swimming and Diving Seniors Perfect In Sports & Recreation Center WORCESTER – The men’s swimming and diving team had the best performer in each event as WPI swept Bridgewater State, 185-92, and Roger Williams, 182-99, on Saturday afternoon at the Sports & Recreation Center Pool.
January 9, 2016 Day, Childers & Poskus Double Individual Winners in Women's Swimming and Diving Sweep WORCESTER – Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA), Eva Childers (Henniker, NH) and Hayley Poskus (Middleboro, MA) each won a pair of individual events as WPI defeated Bridgewater State, 240-40, and Roger Williams, 159-134, at the Sports & Recreation Center Pool Saturday afternoon.
January 9, 2016 Marsh, Muntz, DeLuca and Amato Notch Multiple Victories for Wrestling at North-South Duals Collegeville, PA --- WPI wrestling ventured to Ursinus College on Saturday to take part in the North-South duals. The Engineers split a pair of close matches to open the event and finished 1-3 on day and are now 5-4 on the season.
January 7, 2016 Softball Team and Six Student-Athletes Lauded for Academics by NFCA Louisville, KY --- Bolstered by six student-athletes boasting a 3.5 GPA or higher, the WPI softball team finished 2014-15 with the 39th-best GPA in the country as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
January 6, 2016 Four in Double Digits Scoring as Men's Basketball Dismisses Springfield in NEWMAC Opener WPI, which is ranked 12th in the country in the latest D3hoops.com national poll, improves to 10-2 on the season, and 1-0 in conference play. With the loss, Springfield is now 3-8 overall and 0-1 in the NEWMAC. WPI, which is ranked 12th in the country in the latest D3hoops.com national poll, improves to 10-2 on the season, and 1-0 in conference play. With the loss, Springfield is now 3-8 overall and 0-1 in the NEWMAC.
January 6, 2016 Balanced Effort Guides Women's Basketball to Tenth Straight Victory Wellesley, MA --- Three WPI players scored in double-figures, led by a game-high 14 points from sophomore Ama Biney, as the Engineers raced to a 67-35 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wellesley College basketball on Wednesday evening at Gracia Mangano Martore '73 Court.
January 5, 2016 Men’s Swimming and Diving Experiences Gold Rush Despite Setback at Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, CA --- Seth MacDonald (Sherrill, NY) won a pair of individual events as the WPI men’s swimming and diving team fell 174-114 to Pomona-Pitzer at the open-air Halderman Pool Tuesday.
January 5, 2016 Day Strikes Gold as Women's Swimming and Diving Upended at Pomona-Pitzer Claremont, CA --- Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) claimed a victory as the WPI women’s swimming and diving team dropped a 223-61 decision to host Pomona-Pitzer at the open-air Halderman Pool Tuesday.
January 5, 2016 Women's Soccer's Doherty Collects NEWISA All-New England Recognition WORCESTER – WPI senior Emily Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) continues to earn recognition following her outstanding 2015 season as she was recently named to the NEWISA Division III All-New England Second Team.
January 4, 2016 Biney Tabbed NEWMAC Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week; Honored by NEWBA BOSTON – WPI sophomore guard Ama Biney (Worcester, MA) has been tabbed as a NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week. She shares the honor with Wheaton’s Kiley Shoemaker (Fayetteville, NY).
January 4, 2016 Niba Named NEWMAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week BOSTON – WPI senior Clyde Niba (Atlanta, GA) has been named the first NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week of the calendar year. It is the second time the forward has been earned the conference honor this season.
January 2, 2016 Karalis' Buzzer-Beating 3-Pointer Knocks Eastern Nazarene from Ranks of the Unbeaten Quincy, MA --- Senior Zach Karalis canned a 3-poiner from the left corner as time expired to help the nationally-ranked WPI men's basketball team deal host Eastern Nazarene its first loss of the season Saturday afternoon by a score of 67-65.
January 2, 2016 Women's Basketball Continues Best-Ever Start by Winning at Simmons 56-43 Boston, MA --- Ama Biney and Priscilla Dunphy combined for 28 points as WPI went on the road and defeated Simmons 59-46 in a non-conference women’s basketball game played Saturday afternoon. The Engineers, winners of nine straight, move to 11-1 and continue the team’s best start in school history while Simmons slips to 3-5 on the year.
January 1, 2016 Swimming & Diving West Coast Blog A few student-athletes will take turns contributing to this blog, including Elsa Luthi and Marissa Patterson, as the team trains in California.
December 29, 2015 No. 14 Men's Basketball Closes Out 2015 by Besting Bates 58-51 on the Road Lewiston, ME --- The WPI men’s basketball team returned to action after nearly three weeks off and defeated host Bates 58-51 Tuesday evening in Alumni Gymnasium. The No. 14 Engineers moved to 9-1 with their second straight victory while the Bobcats dropped its third consecutive game in a matchup of two NCAA Tournament teams from a season ago.
December 21, 2015 Sarah Rogers' Women's Basketball Florida Trip Blog Follow junior Sarah Rogers as she writes a blog of the teams trip to Florida. You can also follow the women's basketball team on Instagram.
December 21, 2015 Biney, Women's Basketball Speeds Past Alvernia 67-51 in Daytona Beach Daytona Beach, FL – Sophomore Ama Biney registered a career-best 21 points as the WPI women’s basketball team closed out the 2015 portion of its schedule Monday morning with a 67-51 win over Alvernia (PA) at Daytona Beach Shootout in Florida.
December 20, 2015 Point Guards and Defense Sparks Women's Basketball to Seventh Straight Victory Daytona Beach, FL – Point guards Yasmeen Luna and Stasha Greenalch both reached double figures in scoring and the WPI defense limited King’s (PA) to just two first half field goals as the Engineers knocked off the Monarchs 54-43 at the Daytona Beach Shootout on Sunday afternoon.
December 17, 2015 Doherty Makes Women's Soccer History Again With Third All-America Accolade of 2015 WORCESTER – WPI senior Emily Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) created another category for the record book as she became the first NSCAA Division III Scholar All-America, as announced late Thursday morning. The second teamer was also named to the ECAC Division III New England Women’s Soccer All-Star first team earlier in the day.
December 16, 2015 Seven from Football Named to 25th annual Steve “Merc” Morris All-Star Team WORCESTER – Seven WPI student-athletes were named to the 25th annual Steve “Merc” Morris All-Star Team, as selected by the eight sports information directors of Worcester County who sponsor football. Senior Zach Grasis (East Brookfield, MA), junior Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA), junior Chad DellaPorta (Billerica, MA), and sophomore Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) earned first team honors while seniors Eric Lacroix (Methuen, MA), Peter Salem (Dracut, MA) and Cory Stirling (Easton, CT) landed on the second team. All seven were among the Liberty League selections announced last month.
December 15, 2015 DeLuca Tabbed as NEWA Rookie of the Week; Eight Engineers in New England Rankings Middletown, CT --- WPI freshman wrestler Graysen DeLuca has been selected as the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 13th. The 157-pounder is one of eight Crimson and Gray grapplers to be regionally-ranked this week, breaking into the rankings at No. 6.
December 15, 2015 Murphy Set to Represent Football at DIII Senior Classic on Saturday WORCESTER – WPI senior Sean Murphy (Mattapoisett, MA) will be heading to Doug Shaw Stadium in Myrtle Beach, SC to play in the 2015 DIII Senior Classic on December 19. The game is slated for a 12:30pm kickoff.
December 14, 2015 Men's Swimming and Diving Sweeps NEWMAC and ECAC Weekly Awards BOSTON -- The WPI men’s swimming and diving team swept the NEWMAC weekly awards, as announced Monday. Junior Andrew Kelleher (Poughquag, NY) was named the NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week while sophomore Randy Melanson (Attleboro, MA) was tabbed the NEWMAC Men’s Diver of the Week and the 200-yard freestyle quartet of Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI), freshman Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI), senior Alex Powers (North Scituate, RI) and senior Nathan Hughes (Arlington, VA) earned NEWMAC Men’s Relay Team of the Week status.
December 14, 2015 Veronica Nikolaki Claims NEWMAC and ECAC Women's Diver of the Week Laurels BOSTON -- WPI senior Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) has been named the NEWMAC Women’s Diver of the Week for the second time this season and fourth time in her career.
December 12, 2015 DeLuca Delivers in Wrestling's 2-1 Day at Northeast Duals Oneonta, NY --- Freshman Graysen DeLuca (Canterbury, CT) delivered three wins, including a victory over the reigning regional champion at 157, to key a 2-1 day for the nationally-ranked WPI wrestling team at the Northeast Duals Saturday. The 30th-ranked Engineers defeated RIT, 33-10, before falling to No. 20 Cortland, 28-6, and later rebounding with a 25-12 triumph over Oneonta.
December 11, 2015 Five Individuals and a Relay Earn Wins as Men's Swimming and Diving Splits at Cardinal Duals Middletown, CT --- The 200-yard freestyle relay team capped the night with an exciting win and junior Andrew Kelleher (Poughquag, NY) won a pair of events as the WPI men’s swimming and diving team defeated Wesleyan, 231-88, and was narrowly edged by Tufts, 160-155, at the Cardinal Duals Friday night.
December 11, 2015 Nikolaki Sweeps as Women's Swimming and Diving Felled by Wesleyan and Tufts Middletown, CT --- Senior Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) swept the diving events as WPI fell to Wesleyan and Tufts at the Cardinal Duals Friday night. The hosts notched a 166-149 victory while the Jumbos margin was 184-123.
December 10, 2015 Murray Represents Men's Soccer in NEISL Senior All-Star Game WORCESTER – WPI men’s soccer co-captain Chris Murray (Canton, MA) participated in the New England Intercollegiate Soccer League (NEISL) Senior All-Star Game on November 29. Murray’s team came from behind to win 3-2. In all, over 40 student-athletes from 29 institutions participated in their final collegiate match.
December 9, 2015 Strong Effort on the Glass Helps No. 18 Men's Basketball Rebound With Triumph at MCLA North Adams, MA --- Five different WPI players reached double figures in scoring as the No. 18 Engineers went on the road and defeated MCLA 84-69 on Wednesday evening. Aaron Todd notched a career-high 19 points while Clyde Niba did his work at the free throw line going 10-10 from the stripe en route to his 18 points. Ian Converse came off the bench to record a double-double of 16 points and 15 rebounds, including 9 on the offensive end. Sean Doncaster finished with 13 points while Obi Obiora ended with 10.
December 9, 2015 Wrestling Cracks National Wrestling Coaching Association Top 30 Oswego, NY --- For the first time over a decade, the WPI wrestling team finds itself ranked nationally. The Engineers are 30th in the most recent National Wrestling Coaching Association (NWCA) national poll. The Crimson and Gray enter the Top 30 after sweeping previously ranked Ursinus and Norwich in a late November home meet and placing second this last weeken’s highly-competitive RIT Invitationa
December 8, 2015 Women's Basketball Goes on the Road to Defeat Fitchburg State for Sixth Straight Win Fitchburg, MA --- The WPI Women’s Basketball team pushed its overall record to 8-1 by winning its sixth consecutive game Tuesday night in a 73-19 non-conference road victory at Fitchburg State.
December 8, 2015 50 Years Ago Today: WPI Part of Men's College Basketball History At first glance, nothing seems to standout in 1965-66 under legendary coach Charles McNulty. The team scored wins over Boston University and Hartford but in that era it was common for schools that are currently Division III to play and defeat local teams that are now Division I. As time would go on, the spotlight would focus on the second game of the season and a trip to West Point, NY to play Army. The Cadets defeated Worcester Tech 71-62 on December 8th, 1965. The win marked the first career coach victory for a young coach named Bobby Knight.
December 7, 2015 Murtagh Tackles D3football.com All-East Region Honors WORCESTER – WPI junior Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) was named to the D3football.com All-East Region Third Team. He is the eighth Engineer to be recognized in the 11-year history of the award, and fifth under Head Coach Chris Robertson, joining Tim Grupp ‘14 in 2013, Ernie Mello ‘12 and John Perron ‘12 in 2011 and Tyler Lapierre ’11 in 2010.
December 6, 2015 Andrew Bauer, Smallwood Key Men's Swimming and Diving to Second at Gompei Invitational Andrew Bauer and David Smallwood combined to win three events as the host WPI men’s swimming and diving team finished second at the three-day Gompei Invitational this weekend. Bauer took home titles in the 100-yard (45.80) and 200-yard (1:43.57) freestyles while Smallwood struck gold in the 100-yard butterfly (50.57). WPI amassed 3476 points, 352 behind team champion Stevens.
December 6, 2015 Day Has a Weekend to Remember for Swimming and Diving at Gompei Invitational WORCESTER --- Jenny Day established three school records and tallied WPI’s only victory on the weekend as the Engineers placed fourth in the their three-day home Gompei Invitational. The sophomore broke WPI’s two oldest records while winning the 1650 freestyle (17:23.83 and 1000 freestyle: 10:29.58) and also set a new school standard in the 200-yard butterfly (2:09.43). The Crimson and Gray racked up 2256 points as Division II Assumption repeated as meet champion.
December 5, 2015 Wensley Captures Title as Wrestling Finishes Second at RIT Invitational Rochester, NY --- Freshman Daniel Wensley was victorious in the 184 pound weight class and Brian Amato as well as Pete Nash reached the finals in their respective classes as the WPI wrestling team placed second at the RIT Invitational on Saturday. The Engineers totaled 129.5 points and were just 16.5 points behind three-time champion John Carroll.
December 5, 2015 Women's Basketball Remains Perfect in NEWMAC with 56-53 Road Triumph at MIT Cambridge, MA --- In a back-and-forth fourth quarter, WPI put together six straight points late in regulation to emerge with a 56-53 victory over MIT in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Saturday afternoon. Senior Sabrina Drammis led all players with 18 points and 11 rebounds in addition to dishing out three assists for MIT (3-3, 2-1 NEWMAC). Sophomore Ama Biney paced WPI’s (7-1, 3-0 NEWMAC) balanced attack with 15 points to go along with a game-high four assists.
December 5, 2015 Whelan Sets Record as WPI Men Take Springfield Indoor Track and Field Meet Springfield, MA --- Hugh Whelan set the school record while a relay and four others were also victorious as the WPI men’s track and field team defeated Westfield State, Springfield and Rhode Island College Saturday in the 2015-16 indoor season opener. The Engineers racked up 168 points while the Owls were six behind with 162. The hosts posted 136 and the Anchormen accumulated 75.
December 5, 2015 Price is Right as Women's Track and Field Places Second at Springfield Springfield, MA --- Alex Price set a new school record while three individuals and two relays struck gold as the WPI women’s track and field team finished second at the season-opening Springfield College Indoor Meet on Saturday. The hosts captured the team crown with 181 points as the Engineers tallied 159. Westfield State was third with 124 and Rhode Island College posted 82.
December 5, 2015 Second Half Fitchburg State Rally Shocks No. 13 Men's Basketball WORCESTER – Kwame Lee drained two free throws with 6.5 seconds remaining to put Fitchburg State ahead for good as the visiting Falcons rallied from a 16-point second deficit to stun nationally-ranked WPI 57-56 in a non-conference men’s basketball matchup played Saturday afternoon.
December 4, 2015 Emily Doherty Becomes First WPI Woman to Earn NSCAA All-America Status WORCESTER – Senior forward Emily Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) became the first National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division III All-America in the 21-year history of the WPI women’s soccer program. The local product landed on the third team after being tabbed an All-New England first teamer earlier in the week.
December 4, 2015 Wrestling Creates "Pins for Presents" to Support Toys for Tots WORCESTER --- WPI Wrestling is excited to create “Pins for Presents” this holiday season. With every pin the Engineers record at Saturday’s RIT Invitational or at next weekend’s Northeast Duals at Oneonta State, the team will donate a toy to Toys for Tots.
December 3, 2015 Todd's Second Half Stand Helps Keys Men's Basketball Victory Over Framingham State WORCESTER – Sophomore Aaron Todd (York, ME) came off the bench to score 10 of his 14 points in the second half as nationally-ranked WPI defeated Framingham State, 59-50, in a non-conference men's basketball contest Thursday night at Harrington Auditorium.
December 2, 2015 Mendez's Fourth Quarter Shooting Pushes Women's Basketball Past Wellesley 47-34 WORCESTER – Senior Lisa Mendez netted nine of her season-high 13 points in the fourth quarter as WPI broke open a tight game by erupting for 15 of the final stanza’s 18 points as the Engineers posted a 47-34 triumph over visiting Wellesley in a NEWMAC women’s basketball contest played Wednesday evening.
December 1, 2015 Niba and Converse Propel Nationally-Ranked Men's Basketball Past Tufts WORCESTER – Senior Clyde Niba (Atlanta, GA) scored 30 points and junior Ian Converse (Woodstock, CT) poured in a career-high 19 points to propel nationally-ranked WPI past Tufts, 85-70, Tuesday night in a non-conference men's basketball matchup at Harrington Auditorium.
November 28, 2015 Strong Offensive Rebounding Propels Women's Basketball by Emerson 54-48 WORCESTER – WPI parlayed 20 offensive rebounds into all 16 of the game’s second chance points as the Engineers knocked off visiting Emerson 54-48 Saturday evening in the NEWMAC opener for both squads.
November 24, 2015 Obiora, Niba, and Converse Shine as Men's Basketball Grinds Out Win Over Worcester St. WORCESTER – Obi Obiora, Clyde Niba and Ian Converse all recorded double-doubles as WPI held off city-foe Worcester State, 57-51, in a non-conference men’s basketball matchup Tuesday night in Harrington Auditorium.
November 24, 2015 Women's Basketball Holds Off Nichols 57-50 to Improve to 4-1 WORCESTER – Priscilla Dunphy netted a team-high 12 points and Maura Buckley chipped in a career-best 10 as the WPI women’s basketball team fended off a second half Nichols rally to defeat the Bison 57-50 Tuesday evening in Harrington Auditorium.
November 23, 2015 Men's Basketball's Niba Nets NEWMAC and WACBA Weekly Awards BOSTON -- WPI senior Clyde Niba (Atlanta, GA) has been tabbed as the NEWMAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and the WACBA Men's Co-Player of the Week for his performance this past weekend at the Ted Coghlin ’56 Memorial Tournament. He is the first Engineer to secure the award this season and is the first WPI honoree since Sam Longwell ’15 was named the league’s co-player of the week at the end of January.
November 23, 2015 Women’s Soccer’s Doherty Selected to Play in NEWISA Senior Bowl WORCESTER -- WPI forward Emily Doherty (Shrewsbury, MA) has earned a roster spot, and will play, in the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl, which is slated for a noon start on Saturday, December 5 at Merrimack. She is the first Crimson and Gray selection since Kristen Garza '11.