Lilia Staszel
Lilia Staszel
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brighton, Mich.
High School: Brighton
Position: Fly, Sprint Free
Major: Computer Science and Economics

Collegiate Personal Bests
50-Free - 23.98
100-Free - 52.44
200-Free - 1:57.85
100-Back - 1:00.45
100-Fly - 59.61

2018-19: Honorable Mention All-American (200 Free Relay) ... NCAA Qualifier ... NEWMAC Champion (200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay) ... CSCAA Scholar All-American ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week (Nov. 20, Dec. 3, Jan. 22, Feb. 4) ... at the NCAA Championship, finished 12th in the 200-free relay in 1:34.88 and swam in the prelims in the 400-free relay which finished 18th in 3:29.11 ... at the NEWMAC Championship, placed first in the 200-free relay in 1:34.65, first in the 400-free relay in 3:28.08, fifth in the 50-free in 24.33, sixth in the 100-free in 53.34, 11th in the 200-medley relay in 1:48.75 and 17th in the 100-back in 1:01.63 ... at the Winter Invitational, touched the wall first in the 200-free relay (1:36.04), first in the 200-medley relay (1:44.36), second in the 400-free relay (3:32.70), third in the 50-free (24.04), fifth in the 800-free relay (7:49.21), sixth in the 100-free (53.78), 12th in the 400-medley relay (4:04.57) and 24th in the 100-back (1:01.67) ... posted 14 top-3 finishes in regular season dual meets.

2017-18:
All-American (200 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … Honorable Mention All-American (400 Free Relay) … NCAA Qualifier … NEWMAC Champion (200 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (400 free relay) … set the NEWMAC open record in the 200 free relay and the MIT program record in the 200 free relay at the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship … also finished eighth with the 400 medley relay team (3:49.47) and 12th with the 400 free relay team (3:27.40) at Nationals … at the NEWMAC Championship, claimed the league title in the 200 free relay in 1:34.30 and the 400 medley relay in 3:48.64 … also placed second in the 400 free relay (3:27.80), third in the 50 free (24.25), fourth in the 100 free (52.44), 11th in the 800 free relay (7:43.17) and 14th in the 200 free (1:58.55) … at the MIT Winter Invitational, touched the wall first in the 200 free relay (1:34.30), first in the 400 free relay (3:29.79), first in the 400 medley relay (3:48.47), second in the 50 free (24.15), second in the 100 free (52.72), fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:46.73) and seventh in the 800 free relay (7:54.17) … during regular season dual meets, registered nine event wins including four in the 50 free which came against Springfield, WPI/Bowdoin, Boston College and Amherst.

2016-17:
All-American (200 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Champion (200 Free Relay) … CSCAA Scholar All-American … aided the Engineers to their best finish in program history at the NCAA Division III Championship as MIT placed fifth with a team score of 165 points … at her first NCAA appearance, earned All-America honors with the 200 free relay team as the quartet finished fifth in 1:33.83 … at the NEWMAC Championship, claimed the league title in the 200 free relay in 1:34.36 and also finished third in the 50 free (24.24), fifth in the 100 free (53.00), eighth in the 100 fly (59.61) and 11th – first in the “B” final in both the 400 free relay (3:32.47) and the 400 medley relay (3:54.91) …  at the MIT Winter Invitational, touched the wall first in the 200 free relay (1:34.40), second in the 400 medley relay (3:53.27), third in the 400 free relay (3:33.60), fourth in the 50 free (24.22) and the 200 medley relay (1:48.73), fifth in the 100 free (53.64), seventh in the 800 free relay (7:58.36) and tenth in the 200 free (1:57.85 – season best) … during regular season dual meets, registered 20 top-3 finishes in her respective events including three first place finishes with the 200 free relay which came against Springfield & Wellesley, WPI & Bowdoin and Williams.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring is computer science and economics … R&D Intern at A123 Systems ... Software Intern at Amadeus.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Brighton High School … four-time varsity letterwinner in swimming and three-time varsity letterwinner downhill ski racing … named All-State three times and named All-County four-times … also competed for Club Wolverine … National Honor Society … Vice President of the National Honor Society … four-time member of the Honor Roll.