2014-15 Women's Swimming and Diving News

May 27, 2015
MIT's Margaret Guo Earns Goldwater Scholarship Award
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following a successful junior season this winter as a member of the Engineers' swimming and diving team, MIT's Margaret Guo (San Diego, Calif.) was one of four MIT recipients to receive the Barry Goldwater Scholarship Award, as announced on Tuesday.

May 21, 2015
MIT Student-Athletes Participate in POTS 5K
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On the morning of Sunday, May 10, dozens of student-athletes from MIT joined 400 participants at the annual POTS Walk and 5K Race – held in Medford, Massachusetts – to raise money and awareness for the disease that affects between one and three million Americans, most of them young women.

May 14, 2015
Five Engineers Selected to Capital One Academic All-District Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Five MIT student-athletes were recognized by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) this afternoon as they were selected to the Capital One Academic All-District first team.

March 21, 2015
Jedryka, 400 Freestyle Relay Shines on Final Day of NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship
SHENANDOAH, Texas – MIT sophomore Veronika Jedryka (Arlington Heights, Ill.) capped the final day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships by collecting two All-America honors – one with Tech's 400 Yard Freestyle Relay and one in 200 Yard Backstroke.

March 20, 2015
Jedryka, 800 Yard Freestyle Relay Highlight Day No. 3 of NCAA Championships for MIT Swimming & Diving
SHENANDOAH, Texas – MIT sophomore Veronika Jedryka (Arlington, Ill.) highlighted the third day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving championships with an eighth place finish in the 100 Yard Backstroke in the Finals on Friday evening.

March 19, 2015
MIT Relays Highlight Day No. 2 of the NCAA Championships
SHENANDOAH, Texas – MIT senior Emmie Ryan (Avon, Ind.), junior Sarah Osmulski (Rumson, N.J.), sophomore Veronika Jedryka (Arlington Heights, Ill.) and freshman Jessica Chen (Rockville, Md.) capped an exciting second day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships at the Conroe ISD Natatorium by collaborating for a seventh place performance in the 400 Yard Medley Relay.

March 18, 2015
200 Medley Relay Highlights Day No. 1 of NCAA Swimming Championships
SHENANDOAH, Texas – A strong performance by the MIT 200 Medley Relay unit highlighted the opening day for the women's swimming and diving team at the NCAA Division III Championships at the Conroe ISD Natatorium.

March 18, 2015
Margaret Guo Earns NCAA Elite 89 Award for Women’s Swimming and Diving
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Carrying a 5.0 GPA, MIT junior Margaret Guo (San Diego, Calif.) was presented with the NCAA Elite 89 Award at the NCAA Swimming and Diving National Championships on Tuesday evening in Shenandoah, Texas.

February 24, 2015
NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards
BOSTON, Mass. – A league-leading 38 athletes represented MIT on the 2015 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Winter Academic All-Conference Team. Criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale, achieving second year academic status at his or her institution, and being a member of a varsity team for the entire season.

February 22, 2015
No. 6 MIT Captures Fifth-Straight NEWMAC Championship
WORCESTER, Mass. – Freshman Joanna Han (Marlboro, N.J.) highlighted the final day of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship at WPI, establishing a new school record in the 200-yard breaststroke as the sixth-ranked Engineers concluded the weekend as conference champions for the fifth-straight season.

February 21, 2015
No. 6 MIT's Joanna Han Breaks 400-Yard IM School Record on Third Day of NEWMAC Championship
WORCESTER, Mass. – MIT freshman Joanna Han (Marlboro, N.J.) highlighted sixth-ranked MIT's outing at the third day of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming and Diving Championships by establishing a new program record in the 400-yard IM.

February 20, 2015
No. 6 MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Competes in Second Day of NEWMAC Championship
WORCESTER, Mass. – After concluding the first day of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming and Diving Championships in first place, the sixth-ranked MIT women's swimming and diving team distanced themselves on the second day, tallying a team score of 497 points.

February 19, 2015
No. 6 MIT Competes in First Day of NEWMAC Championships
WORCESTER, Mass. – On the first day of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming and Diving Championships – hosted by WPI - the sixth-ranked MIT competed in one event and recorded a first-place performance in the 800-yard freestyle relay.

February 7, 2015
Felso, Tournant compete at the Wheaton College Invitational
NORTON, Mass. – MIT senior Valkyrie Felso (Alpharetta, Ga.) and freshman Christina Tournant (Seminole, Fla.) represented the swimming and diving team at this weekend's Wheaton College Invitational.

February 2, 2015
Five Members of MIT Men's Swimming and Diving Collect NEWMAC Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Five members of the MIT women's swimming and diving team – ranked sixth in the latest College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) poll – received New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly honors.

January 31, 2015
No. 6 MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Swims Past Amherst on Senior Day
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing in their final home dual meet of the season, the sixth ranked MIT women's swimming & diving team defeated Amherst College, 216-105, on Senior Day in the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool.

January 26, 2015
Four Members of MIT Men's Swimming and Diving Collect NEWMAC Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the third straight week, four members of the MIT women's swimming and diving team – ranked sixth in the latest College Swimming Coaches Association (CSAA) poll – were tabbed New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Relay of the Week.

January 23, 2015
No. 6 MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Falls to No. 8 Williams College, 167-130
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing in their first home dual meet since November, the sixth-ranked MIT women's swimming and diving team fell to eighth-ranked Williams College, 167-130, on Friday evening in the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool.

January 20, 2015
Four Members of MIT Men's Swimming and Diving Collect NEWMAC Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second straight week, four members of the MIT women's swimming and diving team – ranked seventh in the latest College Swimming Coaches Association (CSAA) poll – were tabbed New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Relay of the Week.

January 17, 2015
MIT Cruises Past Tufts, 219-74
MEDFORD, Mass. – MIT women's swimming and diving - ranked seventh in the latest poll - earned their sixth straight dual meet victory by defeating Tufts University, 219-74, on Saturday afternoon at Hamilton Pool.

January 12, 2015
Four Members of MIT Men's Swimming and Diving Collect NEWMAC Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four members of the MIT women's swimming and diving team collected New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly honors on Monday, as announced by the league.

January 10, 2015
No. 7 MIT Cruises Past U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 181-53
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Competing in their first dual meet since November, the seventh-ranked MIT women's swimming and diving team cruised to a 181-53 victory against the United States Coast Guard Academy on Saturday afternoon.

December 8, 2014
Four MIT Women’s Swimmers Receive NEWMAC Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four members of the MIT women's swimming and diving team received New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly honors, as announced by the conference on Monday.

December 7, 2014
MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Captures Winter Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing in the final day of the MIT Winter Invitational, the Engineers' women's swimming and diving team wrapped up the three day event with strong performances, both in the morning and evening.

December 6, 2014
MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Competes in Second Day of the MIT Winter Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a successful first night of the MIT Winter Invitational, the women's swimming and diving team continued their momentum on Saturday in both the morning and afternoon session.

December 5, 2014
MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Competes in First Day of the MIT Winter Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On the first night of the MIT Winter Invitational – a yearly event that has occurred in December for the past few seasons – the women's swimming team commenced the three day event with an impressive performance in the 800 yard freestyle event.

November 24, 2014
Four Members of MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Collect NEWMAC Weekly Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a successful weekend against Babson College, Bowdoin College and Wellesley College, four members of the No. 11 MIT women's swimming and diving team collected New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly honors.

November 22, 2014
No. 11 MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Rolls Past Babson and Bowdoin
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing in their second dual meet of the season, the No. 11 MIT women's swimming and diving team earned wins against Babson College and Bowdoin College on Saturday afternoon at the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center pool.

November 21, 2014
MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Cruises Past Wellesley, 213-84
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing in their home pool for the first time since the Charlie Batterman Relays, the No. 11 MIT women's swimming team cruised to an 213-84 victory over Wellesley College on Friday evening at the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center pool.

November 10, 2014
MIT Swim Teams Race in the Ninth Annual Hour of Power
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Joining thousands of athletes across the country, the MIT men's and women's swimming and diving teams will be racing relays on Tuesday afternoon to support the Ted Mullin "Leave it in the Pool" Hour of Power.

November 10, 2014
Four Members of MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Collect NEWMAC Weekly Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four members of the MIT women's swimming and diving team collected New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly honors, as announced this afternoon.

October 25, 2014
MIT Swimming and Diving Opens Season at Batterman Relays
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing for the first time this season, both the MIT men and women’s swimming and diving teams participated in the Charlie Batterman Relays in the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center pool on Saturday afternoon against Bentley University and Wheaton College.

October 17, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Picked to Repeat as NEWMAC Champs in Preseason Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Both MIT swimming and diving teams were selected to repeat as New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) champions in the conference preseason poll, voted by league coaches and announced on Friday, October 17.

August 15, 2014
Swimming and Diving Announces 2014 Freshman Class
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A combined 20 incoming freshmen will be added to the MIT men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams this fall, as announced by head coach Dawn Dill.

July 18, 2014
MIT Swimming & Diving Earns CSCAA Academic Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT men's and women's swimming and diving teams earned Scholar All-America Team honors for academic excellence during the spring of 2014, as announced by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).