SHENANDOAH, Texas - On the final day of the NCAA Women's and Men's Swimming and Diving Championships the NEWMAC saw three relay teams compete along with nine individuals. To cap off the night, Wellesley's Maura Sticco-Ivins and her coach Jack Lewis were honored as the Women's Diver and Diving Coach of the Year. The MIT Women's team brought home their best finish yet at 5th place while Wellesley earned 20th followed by Smith and Springfield tied at 38th. On the men's side MIT took an 8th place finish followed by WPI at 16th and Coast Guard at 33rd.
Both Engineer teams were solid in the relay pool as MIT's foursome of Veronika Jedryka, Kayla Holman, Priscilla Wu and Jessica Chen took 9th in the 400 Free. In the same event on the men's side MIT's group of Jeremy Bogle, Bouke Edskes, Dougie Kogut and Josh Tomazin finished third with WPI's foursome of Andrew Bauer, Karim Elsayed, Frederick Burgwardt and Andrew Kelleher finishing at 14th.
The NEWMAC saw three competitors in the 1650 at MIT's Mary Thielking and Addie Chambers finished 17th and 20th on the women's side while Coast Guard's Taylor Rowe took 13th in the event for the men. WPI's Andrew Bauer took 10th in the 100 Free while MIT's Jedryka finished 11th in the 200 Back for the women with Gabriel Schneider taking 4th on the men's side. WPI's Tim Petri finished 10th in the 200 Breast while MIT's Brandon McKenzie took 14th in the same event.
On the 3-Meter diving board freshman Sam Solomon finished his NCAA debut with a 12th place finish.