Ben Bauchwitz
Ben Bauchwitz
Height: 6-0
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hershey, Pa.
High School: Hershey
Position: Free-MD, IM
Major: Neuroscience

2011-12: Solid first season at MIT … season best 100 free time of 47.34 on a leadoff relay leg against Colby (1/14) … second in the 100 free against Tufts (1/21) … won the 200 free at Bowdoin (11/19) with an effort of 1:44.41 … also captured the event at Springfield (1/15) … second in the 200 breast vs. Amherst (1/28) in 2:09.94 … second in the 100 breast at the Wheaton Invit. (2/4) in 1:0.37 … top times in the butterfly events both resulted in second-place finishes … swam a 52.53 at the New England Invit. (11/5) and a 1:54.23 against Amherst … took second as well in the 200 IM at the MIT Invit. (12/2) in 1:53.67 … third at the NEWMAC Championships (2/19) in the 200 IM with a time of 1:53.72 which was also an NCAA B cut … fifth at the NEWMAC Championships in the 100 fly in 50.71.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in neuroscience.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Hershey High School … four-time letterwinner … All-American in the 100 breast, 100 free and 200 free … all-state performer in five events … all-conference all four seasons … District 3 champion in the 200 free in 2010 … twice the Mid-Penn Conference champion in the 200 IM … ranked in the top-100 in the US in the 100 free and 200 free … National Honor Society … ISEF finalist … FBLA national qualifier … National Merit Finalist.