CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A league-leading 30 athletes represented MIT on the 2012 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Winter Academic All-Conference Team. Criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale, achieving second year academic status at his or her institution, and being a member of a varsity team for the entire season.
The NEWMAC consists of 10 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, WPI, and MIT.
Winter sports sponsored by the NEWMAC are: men's and women's basketball and men's and women's swimming and diving.
WPI secured the second-highest number of honorees with 20, followed by Clark (19), and Springfield (15). The following is a list of MIT's NEWMAC Academic All-Conference recipients:
Lauren Sascha Burton
Swimming and Diving