Cambridge, Mass. (November 26) – At the conclusion of the Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) Championship Tournament, the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) announced that MIT senior Clyde Huibregtse (New York, N.Y.) and sophomore Miller Geschke (Los Altos, Calf.) were selected to represent the Engineers on the NWPC All-League Second Team.
Huibregtse, who earned his fourth straight nod to the NWPC All-Conference Second Team, has posted 50 goals and 13 assists for 63 points this year as he ranks second on the squad in goals and points only behind Geschke. The senior captain has also tallied 18 steals, six blocks and has drawn a team-best 36 ejections. in 25 contests in 2019, Huibregtse registered seven hat tricks and scored five goals in three matches which came against Penn State Behrend twice and Brown University once.
Geschke has piloted the MIT offense all season long and currently ranks first on the team in goals (77), assists (29) and points (106). Defensively, the sophomore also leads the Engineers with 40 steals and Geschke has added seven blocks and 17 drawn ejections to his stat line this year. Each of the statistical numbers stated above mark new career-highs for Geschke. Earlier this season, he also tied his career-high by scoring six goals against Wagner and Johns Hopkins. In 25 matches this fall, Geschke has registered three or more goals in 16 contests and four or more goals ten times.
Huibregtse, Geschke and the rest of the MIT water polo team finished in fifth place at the 2019 NWPC Championship, which was held this past weekend in Cambridge. Earlier this year, the Engineers (11-14) finished as the runner-up at the CWPA Division III Eastern Championship and in turn qualified for the inaugural USA Water Polo Division III National Championship, which will take place from December 7-8, 2019 at Whittier College. In its first match of that tournament, MIT will take on the host Poets at 5:30 EST/2:30 PST.
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