• Before the evening events on Saturday, each team's seniors were recognized for their hard work and accomplishments. MIT's senior captains, from left: Toomas Sepp, Eric Roselli and Michael Dobson.

    Before the evening events on Saturday, each team's seniors were recognized for their hard work and accomplishments. MIT's senior captains, from left: Toomas Sepp, Eric Roselli and Michael Dobson.

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  • Freshman Michael Liao '14 en route to winning the 100 Breaststroke. Liao also established a new NEWMAC meet record in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:03.03, which was good for an NCAA provisional qualification.

    Freshman Michael Liao '14 en route to winning the 100 Breaststroke. Liao also established a new NEWMAC meet record in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:03.03, which was good for an NCAA provisional qualification.

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  • Throughout the meet, individuals and team were acknowledged for their performance, lining up to receive recognition by their order of finish.

    Throughout the meet, individuals and team were acknowledged for their performance, lining up to receive recognition by their order of finish.

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  • MIT's coaching staff, from left: Luke Cummings '10, Samantha Pitter, head coach Dawn Dill, Nicole O'Keeffe '09, Paul Fields G.

    MIT's coaching staff, from left: Luke Cummings '10, Samantha Pitter, head coach Dawn Dill, Nicole O'Keeffe '09, Paul Fields G.

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  • The MIT women's swimming team--which this month won the NEWMAC conference championship for the first time in school history--came out to support the men. Calley Murphy '14 (rear) pops up behind (from left) Joanna Yeh '14, Christy Rogers '14, Katelyn Rossick '14, and Elina Hu '13.

    The MIT women's swimming team--which this month won the NEWMAC conference championship for the first time in school history--came out to support the men. Calley Murphy '14 (rear) pops up behind (from left) Joanna Yeh '14, Christy Rogers '14, Katelyn Rossick '14, and Elina Hu '13.

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  • A heat with multiple MIT swimmers leaves the blocks on Saturday night. On Sunday, MIT swept the final six swimming events to capture its third consecutive conference crown.

    A heat with multiple MIT swimmers leaves the blocks on Saturday night. On Sunday, MIT swept the final six swimming events to capture its third consecutive conference crown.

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  • Wyatt Ubellacker '13, after winning the 100 Fly - and setting a NEWMAC meet record. Ubellacker placed first and earned NCAA

    Wyatt Ubellacker '13, after winning the 100 Fly - and setting a NEWMAC meet record. Ubellacker placed first and earned NCAA "B" cuts in the 50 freestyle, 400 medley relay, 200 medley relay, 100 butterfly, and 400 freestyle relay, while also captured third place in the 100 freestyle for his sixth NCAA provisional qualification.

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  • Jeffrey Lin '14, Brendan Deveney '13, Tim Stumbaugh '12, and Remy Mock '14 after going 1-2-3-4 in the 400 individual medley. Deveney set a NEWMAC meet record in this race.

    Jeffrey Lin '14, Brendan Deveney '13, Tim Stumbaugh '12, and Remy Mock '14 after going 1-2-3-4 in the 400 individual medley. Deveney set a NEWMAC meet record in this race.

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  • Coaches and teammates line the pool's edge to cheer on MIT swimmers during Saturday night's events.

    Coaches and teammates line the pool's edge to cheer on MIT swimmers during Saturday night's events.

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Men's swimming and diving captures third straight NEWMAC title

Before the evening events on Saturday, each team's seniors were recognized for their hard work and accomplishments. MIT's senior captains, from left: Toomas Sepp, Eric Roselli and Michael Dobson.

MIT sweeps final six events to surge to victory, ties conference record with sixth championship.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In the final night of competition on Sunday, Feb. 27, MIT swept all six swimming events to capture its third consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's swimming and diving crown. With their sixth conference team championship, the Engineers tied the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's record for league titles. MIT touched the wall first 16 times out of 18 races en route to a total 1,153 points while Coast Guard finished as the runner-ups with a tally of 822. Springfield College rounded out the top three with a tally of 540.

At the conclusion of the session, MIT freshman Colby Dunn was named the NEWMAC Rookie of the Year. He registered first-place finishes in the 400 medley relay, 200 freestyle, 800 freestyle relay, the 100 freestyle and the 400 freestyle relay. Dunn earned an automatic NCAA qualification standard in the 200 freestyle while provisionally qualifying four times. He also picked up points for the Engineers in the 50 freestyle courtesy of a third-place finish.

To read a complete meet recap, including final team standings and the 2011 NEWMAC men's swimming and siving all-conference honorees, please visit the MIT Athletics website.


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