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.
The quartet took third in the 4x100-meter relay at the Conn. College Silfen Invitational with a season-best and NEWMAC-leading 49.22. Individually, Tanner was third (12.59) and Teed was eighth (12.77) in the 100-meter dash while Teed also placed fourth (26.28) in the 200-meter dash. Nippert also competed in the long jump while Velleca took part in the 100m and 200m.
MIT swept the other two awards as Hannah Chen (Los Gatos, CA) was tabbed as the track athlete and Ariela Slutsky (Weston, FL) was named as the field athlete.
The Engineers head to Williamstown Saturday for a meet with Williams, Middlebury and SUNY Oneonta.