Cummings and He Earn NEWMAC Weekly Awards

Nov. 11, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – As a result of their strong performances against Wheaton College last Saturday, Luke Cummings and Chao He were named Swimmer and Diver of the Week, respectively, by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). The honors are the first for both athletes.

Cummings paced a dominating victory for MIT in its first dual meet of the season by factoring into four of the Engineers’ wins. He anchored both winning relays (200 medley and 200 free) while securing individual victories in the 50 (22.05) and 100 (48.14) free.

Chao He swept the diving competition against the Lyons helping power the Cardinal and Gray to a 165-95 team win.