Ariela Slutsky
Ariela Slutsky
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Weston, Fla.
High School: Cypress Bay
Position: Throws
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
SP - 40', 2.5" (12.26m)
WT - 57', 9.5" (17.61m)

Outdoor:
SP - 42', 10.75" (13.07m)
DT - 151', 8" (46.23m)
HT - 182', 4" (55.58m) - MIT Varsity Record

2017-18: NCAA Qualifier (Indoor - Weight Throw, Outdoor - Discus and Hammer)... New England D3 Champion (Discus)... All-New England (Indoor - Weight Throw, Outdoor - Discus, Hammer, Shot Put)... NEICAAA All-Region (Discus)... NEWMAC Champion (Discus and Hammer)... NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (Discus and Hammer)... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (Shot Put)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Week (4/17)... Finished ninth in the discus and 14th in the hammer throw at the NCAA Outdoor Championship... Won both the discus and the hammer throw at the MIT Final Qualifying Meet... Finished second in the discus at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship while winning the discus, placing second in the hammer throw and finishing sixth in the shot put at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship... Won the discus and hammer throw and finished second in the shot put at the NEWMAC Championship... Set the MIT varsity record in the hammer throw at the Sean Collier Invitational with a throw of 182 feet, four inches... Recorded 13 event wins in the outdoor season... Placed 13th in the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Championship... Threw a season-best distance of 57 feet, 9.5 inches in the weight throw at the Tufts National Qualifying Meet... Recorded nine indoor event wins for the season.

2016-17: USTFCCCA All-American (Outdoor - Discus)... NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - Discus)... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (Discus)... NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Week (Apr. 18)... New England All-Region (Indoor - Weight Throw and Shot Put)... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Placed sixth in discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championship with a throw of 144 feet, nine inches... Was also 14th in the hammer at 166 feet, eight inches... At the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship, she was second in the discus at 147 feet, eight inches and eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 170 feet... Won the D3 New England Outdoor Championship in the discus, along with finishing second in the hammer and third in the shot put... Was second at the NEWMAC Championship in the discus at 133 feet, nine inches and finished third in both the shot put and hammer... Placed seventh in the weight throw at the NEICAAA Indoor Championship at 52 feet, 5.25 inches... Placed third in the weight throw and fourth in the shot put at the D3 New England Indoor Championship... Had four meet victories in both the shot put and the weight throw during the indoor season.

2015-16: NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - Discus) ... USTFCCCA All-Region (Outdoor - Discus, Shot Put) ... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (Discus) ... competed in nine indoor meets ... finished sixth in both the shot put (39', 8.5" - 12.10m) and the weight throw (50', 3.25" - 15.32m) at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/19-20)... at the Tufts Last Chance Meet (3/4) set a new personal best mark of 50', 5.25" (15.37m) in the weight throw ... placed in the top-10 in 15 of 16 events contested during the indoor season ... competed in 11 outdoor meets ... placed 19th in the discus throw with a distance of 133', 1" at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship (5/26-28) ... set a PR in the discus (148', 7" - 45.28m) with her second place performance at the ECAC Division III Outdoor Championship (5/18-19) ... also took second in the discus at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (5/5-7) with a throw of 137', 9" (42.00m) and at the NEWMAC Championship (4/30) with a distance of 139', 7" (42.54m) ... in five straight meets from Apr. 2 to Apr. 30 placed in the top-5 in all of her contested events.

2014-15: Competed in seven indoor meets as a freshman ... finished 24th in the shot put (40', 11.5" - 12.48m) at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/20-21) ... notched season best tosses of 34', 1.5" (10.40m) in the shot put and 44', 2.5" (13.47m) in the weight throw at the Gordon Kelly Invite (2/14) ... competed in eight outdoor meets ... closed out her freshman campaign with a sixth place finish in the discus (124' - 37.81m) at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (4/30-5/2) and ninth place finish in the discus (126' - 38.41m) at the NEICAAA Championship (5/7-9) ... set a season-best mark of 128', 1" (39.04m) with her first place finish in the discus at the Engineers Cup (4/4).

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with concentration in robotics and management ... completed research in the CADLAB working with the 3D printers... Resident Peer Mentor... Intern in the Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Lab... Also interned at Ford Motor Company - Ford Performance... Co-president of the MIT Student-Athlete Advisory Committee... Member of Sigma Kappa.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Cypress Bay High School … school record holder in shot put and discus throw … district champion in discus throw … also played volleyball … seven-time varsity letterwinner … National Honor Society … Spanish Honor Society … team captain … AP Scholar with Distinction.