Ben Bauchwitz
Ben Bauchwitz
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hershey, Pa.
High School: Hershey
Position: Breast, Fly
Major: Neuroscience

2013-14: Honorable Mention All-American (200 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week (2/10) … ECAC Swimmer of the Week (2/10) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … CSCAA Scholar All-American ...at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/6-7), he came in seventh in the 200 IM in 1:54.83, was sixth in the 100 breast with a 58.08 and touched in second place in the 200 breast with an NCAA B cut time of 2:04.44 … was third in the 200 fly in 1:56.99 and fourth in the 100 fly with a 53.00 against Tufts (1/18) … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/20-23), he was the anchor of the 200 free relay that came in second in finals with a B cur time of 1:23.05 and was part of the 400 free relay that was first with a new WPI pool record of 3:02.84 … came in fifth place in the 100 fly with a 51.61, was sixth in the 100 breast in 58.20 and finished in third in the 200 breast with a B time of 2:04.35 … at the NCAA Championships (3/19-22), he was the anchor of the 200 free relay that was 11th in 1:22.09, came 30th in the 100 breast with a time of 57.80 and was 24th in the 200 breast in 2:05.13.

2012-13: All-American (200 Breast) ... Honorable Mention All-American (100 Breast) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (100 Breast, 200 Breast) … at the first meet of the season against Springfield (11/10), he finished in first in the 200 free with a time of 1:47.18, second in the 200 breast in 2:10.48 and third in the 200 IM  with a 2:00.65 … against Bowdoin and Babson (11/17), he touched in second in the 100 fly in 51.18 and second in a time trial of the 200 fly with a time of 1:54.97 … swam well at the MIT Invitational (11/30-12/01), coming in third in the 100 fly with a time of 50.90 and second in the 200 breast with an NCAA B cut time of 2:06.41 … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), he came in third in the 100 fly with a B cut time and a personal record of 49.85 … finished with a B cut of 57.27 in the 100 breast to take second … swam a 2:04.27 to take second in the 200 breast, after going 2:02.62 in prelims … at the NCAA Championships (3/20-23), he came in 13th in the 100 breast with a time of 56.51, earning a personal best time … touched in eighth in the 200 breast to earn All-America honors with a 2:04.39, going 2:00.75 in prelims … came in 32nd in the 100 fly with a time of 50.05.

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 with a minor in biology and a concentration in economics … interned in the Gabrieli Lab … researched at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research … conducted a UROP at the Sloan School of Management … researched housing price index construction with the Billion Prices Project at MIT … DELVE teacher for the Educational Studies Program at MIT.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Hershey High School … four-time letterwinner … ten-time high school All-American … currently holds the National Federation of High Schools record in the 200 freestyle relay … 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.