July 21, 2010
MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup Rankings
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful campaigns in Institute history, MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. This was the highest ranking for the Engineers in the 14-year history of the program and the first time they were the best performers in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
July 16, 2010
CSCAA Announces All-Academic Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT swimming and diving teams racked up a record number of All-Academic accolades from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The men paced all Division III squads with 13 individual honors while also ranking eighth for the team award. On the womens side, the Engineers placed six athletes on the list and finished among the top 25 for the team honor.
March 22, 2010
Kokensparger Leads Women's Swimming to 14th at NCAA Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Last week, five members of MITs swimming and diving team traveled to the University of Minnesota for the 2010 NCAA Division III Championships hosted by Beloit College and the College of Wooster. After four days of competition, Techs women finished 14th of 51 teams, their second-best performance at the national meet.
March 20, 2010
Engineers Continue Record-breaking in Day 3 of Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. On day 3 of the 2010 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, freshman Anna Kokensparger posted her third All-American performance and another two MIT records fell, as Techs men and women entered the final day ranked 7th and 11th, respectively.
March 19, 2010
Seven MIT Records Fall at Day 2 of Championships
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Seven Institute records were shattered on day two of the 2010 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, as Anna Kokensparger and two mens relays achieved All-American status, leaving Techs men and women 6th and 9th place, respectively, halfway through the meet.
March 17, 2010
Kokensparger, Cummings Excel in Day 1 of Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. On day one of the 2010 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, five of MITs swimmers had All-American performances and four institute records fell as Techs men and women currently rank 5th and 11th place, respectively, after nine events.
March 16, 2010
Engineers Ready to Go at NCAA Swimming Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Years of practice and five months of preparation have come down to one week of racing, and for some, as few as 20 seconds will determine who has the right to be considered the nations best. At the 2010 NCAA Championship, 15 MIT athletes are looking to prove that the nations brightest students are also some of its fastest swimmers.
March 10, 2010
Dill, Kokensparger Receive NEWMAC Swimming Postseason Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Recently, the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) selected MIT Coach Dawn Dill and freshman Anna Kokensparger as recipients of swimming and diving postseason awards. Coach Dill received Coach of the Year honors for her work with Techs mens swimming and diving program, while Kokensparger was tabbed as Rookie of the Year on behalf of the womens team.
March 5, 2010
NEWMAC Announces 2009-10 Winter Academic All-Conference Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference recently announced the 2009-10 NEWMAC Winter Academic All-Conference Team. Twenty-five MIT athletes were recognized by the conference for their performance in the classroom.
February 23, 2010
Women's Swimming Takes 2nd in NEWMAC; Kokensparger Named Rookie of the Year
WELLESLEY, Mass. Last weekend, the MIT womens swimming and diving team traveled to Wellesley College to participate in the 2010 New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Swimming Championship. After three days of intense competition, the Pride of Springfield College (839 points) emerged in first place, capturing their tenth consecutive title, while the Engineers (694) were runners-up for the eleventh straight year. Wheaton (566), Coast Guard (449) and Clark (382) rounded out the top five teams.
February 21, 2010
Springfield Captures 10th Straight NEWMAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship
WELLESLEY, Mass. Springfield College captured its 10th consecutive New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Swimming and Diving Championship on Sunday evening at Wellesley College. The Pride amassed 839 points in the three-day event, easily outdistancing runner-up MIT with 694 points. Wheaton captured third with 566, followed by Coast Guard (449), Clark (382), Wellesley (284), WPI (203), Mount Holyoke (171), Babson (134) and Smith (102).
February 20, 2010
Springfield Holds Advantage After Day Two of NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships
After two days of action at the 2010 New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Swimming and Diving Championships, nine-time defending champion, Springfield College sits in first place with 568 total points.
February 19, 2010
Springfield Leads After Day One of NEWMAC Swimming & Diving Championships
WELLESLEY, Mass. Despite capturing only one of six titles on the first day of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, Springfield College leads the field with a score of 293. MIT trails with 213 points, while Wheaton follows in third with a score of 153.
February 7, 2010
Swimming and Diving Closes Season at Wheaton Invite
NORTON, Mass. In the last competition of their regular season, MITs nationally-ranked mens and womens swimming and diving teams competed in the two-day, non-scoring Wheaton Invitational hosted by Wheaton College last Saturday. Among the four-team field, the Engineers demonstrated their dominance and are poised to post impressive performances in the upcoming conference and national championships.
January 30, 2010
MIT Swim/Dive for Haiti
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On Saturday, January 30, the MIT men's and women's swimming and diving teams will be collecting donations to assist the relief efforts of the Red Cross in Haiti. In their final home meet of the season, the Engineers will face the Lord Jeffs of Amherst College.
January 30, 2010
Amherst Hands Womens Swimming and Diving Only Loss of Season
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. In an exciting competition, the No. 6 MIT womens swimming and diving team met the No. 5 Lord Jeffs of Amherst College in the Zesiger Center Pool on Saturday afternoon. Amherst led from start to finish, but MIT kept the competition close as the Lord Jeffs edged the Engineers 159-139, handing them their first loss of the season.
January 25, 2010
Junior Amy Jacobi Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has recently named MIT junior Amy Jacobi as Women's Swimmer of the Week. The nomination is Jacobi's second of her career and the fourth for the Engineers this season.
January 24, 2010
Women's Swimming and Diving Downs the Jumbos
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. On Saturday, the MIT womens swimming and diving team traveled to Medford, Mass., to face off against the Jumbos of Tufts University in a non-conference dual meet. The nationally-ranked Engineers successfully defended their reputation as one of the best teams in the region, securing a 172.5-127.5 win.
January 19, 2010
Scodel Earns NEWMAC Honors as Womens Swimming and Diving Defeats Springfield, Coast Guard
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. On Sunday, the MIT womens swimming and diving team competed against New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponents Springfield College and Coast Guard Academy. When the waves settled, it was the Engineers who came out on top in both match-ups, defeating Springfield 167-133 and Coast Guard 183-117.
January 16, 2010
No. 6 MIT Womens Swimming and Diving Wins over Colby
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The No. 6 MIT womens swimming and diving team met non-conference opponent Colby College in a regular-season dual meet Saturday afternoon in the Zesiger Center Pool. While the Mules managed to pick up a few individual wins, the Engineers controlled the meet, winning 185-113.
January 8, 2010
Women's Swimming and Diving Has No Trouble with Wheaton
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. On Friday night, MITs womens swimming and diving team hosted the Lyons of Wheaton College in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) dual meet. Wheaton kept the competition close through the first few events, but the No. 6 Engineers pulled away to secure an easy win, 186-114.
January 7, 2010
No. 5 Men and No. 6 Women Set to Take on Wheaton in the Pool
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In the latest poll conducted by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) and CollegeSwimming.com, the MIT mens team landed at No. 5, and the women settled at No. 6. On Friday, MIT will host NEWMAC opponent Wheaton College in the Zesiger Center pool at 5 p.m.
January 5, 2010
MIT Announces Expansion of Webcasting Schedule
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT has announced the addition of men's and women's swimming & diving, men's and women's track & field and men's volleyball to its webcasting schedule.
December 7, 2009
Freshmen Pair Collect NEWMAC Swimming Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Following their spectacular performances at last weekends MIT Invite swim meet, Anna Kokensparger and Brendan Deveney, both freshmen, were honored by the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as Womens Swimmer and Mens Swimmer of the Week.
December 5, 2009
Women's Swimming and Diving Takes Second at MIT Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Despite winning 10 of 20 events, MITs womens swimming and diving team finished runner-up at the 2009 MIT Invite, held Friday and Saturday in the Zesiger Pool. The host Engineers recorded a score of 863.5, falling well short of the winning squad from New York University (1045).
December 4, 2009
Swimming and Diving Breaks Records in Day One of MIT Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The 2009 MIT Invitational Swim Meet kicked off with twelve events on the first of two days of intense swimming action. In addition to the host Engineers, the competition features squads from Bowdoin, Brandeis, Colby, NYU, Tufts and Wheaton.
November 24, 2009
Freshman Anna Kokensparger Named Swimmer of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Freshman Anna Kokensparger was recently named the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Swimmer of the Week.
November 22, 2009
MIT Women Swim Past Beavers and Polar Bears
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The MIT women's swimming and diving team traveled to Brunswick, Maine, to face Bowdoin College and Babson College in a tri-meet last Saturday. The Engineers had no trouble with either team and easily downed both the Beavers (254-44) and host Polar Bears (203-96) to close out the fall head-to-head season.
November 19, 2009
Women's Swimming and Diving Wins over Wellesley
WELLESLEY, Mass. - The visting MIT swimming and diving team used 14 first-place finishes to defeat Wellesley in dual meet action on Wednesday evening at Chandler Pool. The Engineers grabbed a 218-81 victory over the Blue.
November 10, 2009
Womens Swimming Sweeps Batterman Relays in Season Opener
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Last weekend, MITs womens swimming team hosted Tufts University, Wheaton College and Roger Williams University in the perennial Charlie Batterman Relays. The Engineers rocked the waters of the Zesiger Center, winning all nine events. MITs men fared equally as well, as the two teams combined for eighteen wins and twelve meet records.