2013-14 MIT Women's Swimming and Diving News
December 6, 2013
Engineers Break Three Records on Day One of Winter Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT women's swimming and diving wrapped up the first day of the two-day, three-session MIT Winter Invitational in first place with 372.5 points, leaving a sizeable gap between it and Harvard with 250.5 points. Tech earned four NCAA B cuts, and broke two school records and one pool record, taking first place in three different events.
November 23, 2013
MIT Cruises past Babson and Bowdoin
BRUNSWICK, Maine - After defeating Wellesley College in a close meet yesterday evening, the MIT women's swimming and diving team won against host Bowdoin College, 194-93, and New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Babson College, 233-49, on Saturday afternoon, winning 12 of the 16 events. Tech has picked up two victories at the annual tri-meet each year since the 2009-10 season.
November 22, 2013
Women's Swimming and Diving Defeats Wellesley, 164-124
WELLESLEY, Mass. - At its first of two consecutive away meets, the No. 7 MIT women's swimming and diving team picked up a 164-124 victory over New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMC) foe Wellesley College on Friday evening. Tech won seven of the 18 events and secured the win by claiming first through third place in a number of events.
November 13, 2013
MIT Swim Teams Race in the Eighth Annual Hour of Power
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Joining thousands of athletes across the country, the MIT men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams raced relays to support the Ted Mullin “Leave it in the Pool” Hour of Power on Tuesday. In the seven years since the event first began, participants have raised over $410,000 to support research at the University of Chicago into the causes and treatment of sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer, in young people.
November 9, 2013
Engineers Defeat Springfield at First Dual Meet of the Season
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The MIT women’s swimming and diving team defeated Springfield College, 173-126, at its first dual meet of the 2013-14 season on Saturday, winning 10 of the 16 events throughout the day and all but four of the swimming events. Freshmen Veronika Jedryka (Arlington, Heights, Ill.) and Emily Tsang (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) led the Engineers with their two individual wins apiece
November 5, 2013
MIT Swimming and Diving Welcomes Theo St. Francis Back to the Pool
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On Friday, Nov. 2, the MIT swimming and diving teams welcomed home one of their own. Theo St. Francis, who was paralyzed in an accident in late August, joined the team during one of his last days in Boston before heading to his next rehab venue prior to going home to California. In a practice designed to inspire and honor Theo, it quickly became evident that it would work the other way around - he would be inspiring the team.
October 26, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Opens Season at Batterman Relays
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s women’s swimming and diving team officially opened the 2013-14 season the same way it has started every season for the last decade: at the Charlie Batterman Relay Meet. This year’s participants included Bentley University and Wheaton College. Tech took first place in each of the nine events, sometimes finishing as much 15 seconds ahead of the rest of the competition.
October 10, 2013
MIT Women's Swimming & Diving Voted Atop 2013 NEWMAC Preseason Poll
BOSTON, Mass. – Three-time defending champion MIT was a unanimous selection atop the 2013 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s swimming and diving preseason poll that was voted on by coaches in the league. The Engineers received all 10 first-place votes in the poll that was released on Thursday afternoon.
October 1, 2013
Brown Selected as Associate Head Coach of Swimming and Diving at MIT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Karin Brown has been named the associate head coach of the men's and women's swimming and diving programs at MIT announced Julie Soriero, MIT’s Director of Athletics and Department Head. Brown brings almost a decade of coaching experience to the Engineers' programs.
August 9, 2013
MIT Swimming & Diving Earns CSCAA Academic Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men's and women's swimming and diving teams earned Scholar All-America Team honors for academic excellence during the spring of 2013, as announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The CSCAA honors all college and university swimming and diving teams who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or higher.