Ben Bauchwitz
Ben Bauchwitz
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Hershey, Pa.
High School: Hershey
Position: Free-MD, IM
Major: Neuroscience

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 … 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.

Personal: Son of Ann Rogers and Robert Bauchwitz.