MacDonald Earns NEWMAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week Accolades

Seth MacDonald

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).

MacDonald posted four individual victories and swam in three top-two relays as the Engineers defeated Clark 154-103 to conclude the dual meet season with their record-tying 11th win of the campaign on Wednesday and won the inaugural Tech Sprints this weekend. The senior earned gold in the 200-yard freestyle (1:49.25) and touched the wall first in the 50-yard butterfly (24.12) against the Cougars while competing in the winning 200-yard medley (1:36.26). In the unique format of the Tech Sprints, MacDonald captured the 25-yard butterfly (10.62) and the 100-yard IM (53.60) and swam on the silver medal winning 200-yard (1:37.40) and 100-yard medley (44.11) relays.