• Ryan Tropeano
    April 16, 2018
    Ryan Tropeano of the baseball team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 15th. The junior batted 4-for-4 and drove in a pair as part of a five-run seventh inning that separated the Engineers and Coast Guard Friday afternoon. In all, Tropeano was 10-for-18 (.556) with six RBI, two runs and 11 total bases on the week.
  • Nina Murphy-Cook
    April 16, 2018
    Nina Murphy-Cook from the softball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 15th. The senior, who finished the week with 162 career stolen bases, took over the top spot as the active leader across all three NCAA divisions and moved into third place all-time in Division III during Thursday’s twinbill at Clark. Murphy-Cook also batted .560 (14-for-25) with a double, three RBI and 11 runs scored.
  • Men's V8
    April 09, 2018
    Varsity Eight from the rowing team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 8th. Nathan Pietrowicz (Worcester, MA), Jeremy Hemingway (Westford, MA), Michael Eaton (Exeter, NH), Ben Thornton (Merrimac, MA), Trevor Dowd (Fairfax, VA), Frank Campanelli (Avon, CT), Isaac Beeman (Sammamish, WA), Lorenzo Dube (Fall River, MA) and coxswain Kenedi Heather (Taunton, MA) bested Wesleyan by less than a second to retain the Class of 2003 Cup on Saturday. The crew then raced as two fours, with Heather hot-seating, to defeat Bates, Hamilton and Conn College in both races. Bates and WPI will battle again next weekend in the eights.
  • Brittney Lambert
    April 09, 2018
    Brittney Lambert of the track & field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 8th. Lambert won her first high jump competition of the season and ended the weekend atop the NEWMAC performance list with a clearance of 5-2.5. It is the senior’s ninth career win and third in as many trips to the Amherst Spring Fling. The victory also helped the Engineers take the team crown for the third consecutive season.
  • Kelsey Saucier
    April 02, 2018
    Kelsey Saucier from the softball team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 1st. Saucier earned three of the Engineers five wins, including a triumph over No. 12 Amherst. The senior was also key in the openers versus Springfield and Wheaton. In 18 1/3 innings, Saucier allowed just six runs while scattering 19 hits and registering six strikeouts en route to improving to 6-1 on the season.
  • Alex Rus
    April 02, 2018
    Alex Rus of the track and field team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 1st. Rus captured the 400 meter dash title at the Tufts Snowflake Classic on Saturday by turning in a time of 49.79. His performance is the best so far this season in the NEWMAC and led a WPI medal sweep in the event as Warren Staver (Centreville, MD) and Paul-Henry Schoenhagen (Cleveland Heights, OH) placed second (49.80) and third (50.37).
  • Marissa Gonzales
    March 26, 2018
    Marissa Gonzales from the softball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 25th. Gonzales batted .714 (5-for-7) with eight RBI and four runs scored, as well as an eye-popping 1.571 slugging percentage as a result of hitting for the cycle over the course of Saturday’s NEWMAC split at Emerson. The rookie was 3-for-3 with a triple, four RBI and two runs scored in the opener and 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, four RBI and two runs in the game two triumph.
  • Steven D'Agostino
    March 26, 2018
    Steven D’Agostino of the baseball team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 25th. D’Agostino allowed only two earned runs and struck out 15 as he went 1-1 for the Engineers. The southpaw had a strong start to the week with a career-high nine strikeouts in the 8-1 win versus Mass. Maritime. He went on to fan six MIT batters and finish the week with a 1.86 ERA.
  • RiAnna May
    March 19, 2018
    RiAnna May of the softball team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 18th. May led the Engineers with a .500 batting average and 13 RBI during the teams trip to Florida. The senior also totaled 22 bases, 12 runs scored, three walks and two stolen bases, as well as a double, triple and home run. After going 2-for-3 versus Heidelberg (OH), May collected multiple hits in the final six games of the trip. The run was highlighted by a 3-for-4 performance against Bluffton (OH), three RBI versus Centenary (NJ) and both stolen bases opposite Simmons.
  • Tyrone Patterson
    March 19, 2018
    Tyrone Patterson from the baseball team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 18th. Patterson launched the game-ending home run Thursday as the Engineers defeated Brandeis 12-9 in the Crimson and Gray’s home opener at the New England Baseball Complex. He finished 2-for-5 (double, homerun) with a walk, three RBI and two runs scored. Defensively, the sophomore was part of an inning-ending 6-4-3 double play.
  • Austin Lindner
    March 12, 2018
    Austin Lindner of the baseball team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 11th. Lindner had a breakout week for the Engineers. The catcher batted a team-best .440 to go with a .760 slugging and .467 on-base percentage while totaling 12 RBI, four extra base hits - including a pair of home runs - as well as three walks and two sacrifice flies. Lindner began the season with a 2-for-3 game versus Coe and went 2-for-4 the next day against Gwynedd Mercy. He later homered and drove in two runs in each end of a doubleheader with Anna Maria and went 3-for-4 in the nightcap versus the AMCATS.
  • Sydney Packard
    March 12, 2018
    Sydney Packard from the track & field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 11th. Packard handed in the 10th-fastest time in Division III history en route to being named an All-America in the 800-meter run Saturday at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships. The sophomore’s time of 2:09.10 secured third place in the final and was over a second quicker than her previous school record time of 2:10.38. It is Packard’s second All-America nod and the 11th for head coach Brian Chabot. Like last year's outdoor championship, Packard was the top finisher from New England.
  • Jenny Day
    February 26, 2018
    Jenny Day of the swimming & diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 25th. Day reset two of her own school records, achieved a B cut and swam on a pair of fifth-place relays over the course of the four-day NEWMAC Championships at MIT. In between leading off the 800 free relay and anchoring the 400 free relay, Day earned All-NEWMAC second team honors with a runner up, and school record, time in the 1,650 free and was third with another record time in the 500 free. The senior also placed fourth in the 200 fly.
  • Tyler Marsh
    February 26, 2018
    Tyler Marsh from the wrestling team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 25th. After going 2-0 Saturday, the third-ranked wrestler at 157 punched his ticket to the NCAA Division III Championships by grinding out a 4-2 victory over Christopher Sullivan of Coast Guard in the semifinals. The sophomore 133-pounder then dropped a tight 3-2 decision to NYU's Raymond Jazikoff in the finals to place second. His individual performance, along with the six other Engineers that reached the podium, helped WPI place a program-best second under the current regional format.
  • Men's 4x800 Relay
    February 19, 2018
    The 4x800-meter relay of the track & field team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 18th. Sophomore Kevin O'Driscoll (Norwell, MA), freshman Ben Steeves (Hollis, ME), sophomore Tom Hanlon (Derry, NH) and graduate student Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) collaborated to post a New England Division III championship time of 7:52.72 in the final opportunity of the indoor campaign.
  • Katy Nippert
    February 19, 2018
    Katy Nippert from the track & field team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 18th. The New England Division III Indoor Championships Saturday session was barely underway when Nippert achieved a school-record distance of 17-1.75 in the long jump. Nippert had been a half inch shy of tying the previous standard in her debut in the season opener at Bowdoin.
  • Antoine Harris
    February 12, 2018
    Antoine Harris from the track & field team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 11th. Harris, the top Division III finisher in the 200 Saturday at BU, set a new WPI record with a time of 21.86 which is currently No. 13 on the NCAA performance list. The mark was .67 seconds faster than the runner up in the heat and .34 quicker than the previous WPI standard.
  • Lea Strangio
    February 12, 2018
    Lea Strangio of the track & field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 11th. Strangio, who entered the competition at BU 45th in DIII, was 10th immediately following the 800-meter run, and 11th as of Sunday night, with a time of 2:15.30. With three weeks to go, Strangio also has a chance to earn a trip to the NCAA Championships in the distance medley relay.
  • Madison Beck
    February 05, 2018
    Madison Beck from the basketball team has been selected as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 4th. Beck led all scorers with 18 points, on 7-of-12 shooting (58.3 percent), and added a key steal in the waning seconds as WPI collected a hard-earned 61-54 victory Saturday over visiting MIT. As a team, the Engineers secured season spits with fellow NEWMAC teams that are above .500 in league play and represent the top five in the standings.
  • A Relays
    February 05, 2018
    The A relays of the swimming & diving team has been honored as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 4th. Erick Burgwardt (Honeoye Falls, NY), Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI) and Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) were members of all four winning relays at the Tech Sprints. They were joined by Dave Chen (Niantic, CT) in in the 100 and 200 medley relays and Karim Elsayed (Cairo, Egypt) in the 100 and 200 free relays.
  • Austin Shrewsbury
    January 29, 2018
    Austin Shrewsbury of the wrestling team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 28th. Shrewsbury was the lone Engineer to win all three of his bouts on Saturday, including one over a nationally-ranked opponent, as WPI hosted No. 4 Johnson & Wales, No. 16 Brockport and Southern Maine. Ranked third in New England at 285, Shrewsbury worked overtime as he and his ninth-ranked opponent from Johnson & Wales went the full 11 minutes before the heavyweight emerged with a 4-3 victory. He began with a 3-1 win in SV1 versus Southern Maine and closed out the day with a 3-2 decision versus Brockport.
  • Sydney Seo
    January 29, 2018
    Sydney Seo from the swimming & diving team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 28th. Seo swept the 100- and 200-yard backstrokes with times of 1:02.41 and 2:17.09 after helping the 200-yard medley relay to victory (1:55.81) during Saturday’s dual at Hartwick. Earlier in the week, the sophomore once again led the 200 medley relay (1:55.43) to a triumph while, in her first time competing in the 200 and 500-yard freestyles, finished third in the 200 (2:10.82) and fourth in the 500 (5:56.94) at Clark. Wednesday’s relay also featured senior Allysa Grant, senior Jenny Day and freshman Audrey Berner.
  • Fabian Gaziano
    January 22, 2018
    Fabian Gaziano from the track & field team has been selected as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 21st. Gaziano broke the 60-meter hurdle record with a time of 8.30 in the trials at the Lyons Invitational Saturday afternoon. It is the third time the mark has been improved, and second time it has changed ownership, in just two weeks. Pending other results, the sophomore is ranked 12th on the Division III performance list.
  • Sydney Packard
    January 22, 2018
    Sydney Packard of the track & field team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 21st. A week after posting what proved to be the second-ranked mile at the time, Packard posted a winning-time of 2:12.13 - 2:10.63 on a banked track - which is currently the atop the Division III performance list by nearly four seconds and is second in New England across all three divisions.
  • Arden Tanner
    January 15, 2018
    Arden Tanner from the track & field team has been named as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 14th. Tanner debuted with the best time in the 60-meter dash trials with an 8.02 and was the runner up in the final with a time of 8.05. She was also a member of the winning 4x200-meter relay which handed in a time of 1:49.23. Both the trial and relay times are fifth on the Division III New England performance list.
  • Chris Rodgers
    January 15, 2018
    Chris Rodgers of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 14th. Rodgers paced the Engineers with an average of 18.5 points and eight rebounds, as well as 11 assists and four steals in a 2-0 week. He also clicked for 83.3 percent (10-of-12) free throw shooting at Wheaton. The senior also posted 19 points and seven rebounds versus the Lyons. He then logged game-highs of 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists at Coast Guard.
  • Alyssa Paul
    January 08, 2018
    Alyssa Paul of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 7th. Paul was perfect in just 12 minutes in Saturday’s win at Wheaton. The junior was 4-for-4 from the field, including 2-for-2 from downtown, and 2-for-2 at the charity stripe to average a point per minute. Paul is shooting 46.7 percent in a career-best eight games in 2017-18.
  • Brendan Marion
    January 08, 2018
    Brendan Marion from the wrestling team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 7th. A triple winner at 165 on Saturday, Marion began the day with an 11-3 major decision versus Roger Williams. He then earned a 9-4 decision over his opponent from Trinity before closing out with a pin in just 2:48 against his Wesleyan foe. The rookie is 15-3 overall, and 7-2 in dual meet competition, with seven pins.
  • Jake Needleman
    January 01, 2018
    Jake Needleman from the basketball team has been named as the WPI Male Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 31st. Needleman averaged 13.5 points on 9-of-14 shooting (64.3%) to go with five rebounds, four assists and a steal en route to E.M. "Mose" Hole/Wooster Kiwanis Classic All-Tournament team honors. He began with 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting (83.3%), including 80% (4-of-5) from beyond the arc, against host Wooster. He then scored 12 points and filled the stat sheet with two rebounds, three assists and a steal in the Engineers win versus Alma (MI).
  • Stasha Greenalch
    January 01, 2018
    Stasha Greenalch of the basketball team has been tabbed as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 31st. Greenalch averaged 9.5 points 4.3 rebounds, 8.75 assists and 3.25 steals in the four games since finals, Just in the past two games, the senior doled out 22 helpers including a double-double versus New Paltz (11 points, 10 assists) and a career-best dozen against Ramapo on New Year’s Eve. Greenalch posted a season-best 15 points to go with six assists and six steals versus Wells in the Daytona Beach Shootout opener.
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