Michelle Cunningham
Michelle Cunningham
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wayland, Mass.
High School: Wayland
Position: Free-SPR
Major: Mathematics

2013-14: All-American (200 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Relay of the Week (200 Free Relay, 12/9) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (200 Free Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … against Springfield (11/9), she was third in the 50 free with a 25.60 and fifth in the 100 free with a time of 55.77 … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/6-7), she was part of the 200 free relay that was first in 1:33.95, came in seventh in the 50 free in 24.40, was sixth in the 100 breast with a 1:08.01, touched third in the 100 free in 53.21 and anchored the 400 free relay that was second in 3:36.00 … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/20-23), she was part of the winning 200 free relay in 1:35.59, was ninth in the 50 free in 24.61, anchored the 400 medley relay that was second in 3:51.82, took 12th in the 100 breast with a 1:08.05 and was fourth in the 100 free with a time of 52.90 … at the NCAA Championships (3/19-22), she was part of the 200 free relay that was sixth in 1:33.67.

2012-13: NEWMAC first team All-Conference (200 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … College Swim Coaches Association (CSCA) Academic All-American … against Springfield (11/10), she tied for fourth place in the 100 back with a time of 1:13.16 and was third in the 50 free in 25.31 … against Bowdoin/Babson (11/17), she came third in the 50 free in 24.85 … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), she was part of the first place-finishing 200 Free Relay that broke the NEWMAC Meet and Open Record with a 1:33.46 … came 11th in both the 200 Medley Relay in 1:47.36 and the 400 Free Relay with a time of 3:30.89, an NCAA B cut … was fifth in the 50 free in 24.60 (24.07 in prelims), fourth in the 100 breast with a 1:06.95 and sixth in the 100 free in 53.21, earning best times in both the 50 and 100 free … was part of the 200 Free Relay at NCAAs (3/20-23) that finished in sixth place at prelims with a time of 1:34.76.

2011-12: Honorable mention All-American (200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (200 Free Relay) … took the 50 free race against Colby (1/14) in 25.25 … also won the event at the Wheaton Invitational (2/4) … second in the 100 free at Springfield (1/15) with an effort of 55.19 … finished off the winning 200 medley relay win for the Engineers at the NEWMAC Championships … leg two swimmer on the championship 400 free relay team … swam the second leg of the second-place 200 free relay team at the meet … fifth in the 50 free with a time of 24.31 … fifth in the 100 free as well in 53.10.

2010-12: Honorable mention All-American (200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (200 Free Relay) … took the 50 free race against Colby (1/14) in 25.25 … also won the event at the Wheaton Invitational (2/4) … second in the 100 free at Springfield (1/15) with an effort of 55.19 … finished off the winning 200 medley relay win for the Engineers at the NEWMAC Championships … leg two swimmer on the championship 400 free relay team … swam the second leg of the second-place 200 free relay team at the meet … fifth in the 50 free with a time of 24.31 … fifth in the 100 free as well in 53.10.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mathematics … conducted a UROP at CSAIL.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Wayland High School … all-conference selection … DCL all-star … part of a state record-holding 200 free relay team … also played soccer and lacrosse … National Honor Society.