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NEWMAC Athletes of the Week (for week ending December 3rd)

NEWMAC Athletes of the Week (for week ending December 3rd)

NEWMAC Men's Swimmer of the Week

Sam Ubellacker, MIT (Jr. - Georgetown, Ky.)

MIT junior Sam Ubellacker had an excellent performance at the annual MIT Winter Invitational over the weekend. In his six events, he won four and placed second in two. Ubellacker also tallied a total of nine NCAA 'B' cut times, set one pool record and guided the Engineers to the Winter Invite team title with 2012 points. He began the meet with a win in the 200 free relay as the anchor leg with a time of 1:20.87, which sits at third fastest in Division III and then placed second in the 50 free in 19.93. His prelim swim in the 50 free (19.88) is second in the nation. Additionally, Ubellacker won with the 400 medley relay (3:17:35), which is sixth fastest in Division III, set the pool record and won the 200 medley relay (1:29.27), which is third fastest in Division III, placed second in the 100 fly and won the 400 free relay in 3:00.95, which is fifth in the country. In a time trial, Ubellacker swam a 100 free time of 44.26 which ranks third in Division III.

 

NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week

Jay Lang, MIT (Fr. – South Lyon, Mich.)  

MIT first-year Jay Lang registered two NCAA Division III Diving regional six dive scores at the 2018 Winter Invitational this weekend to lead the Engineers to the team title with 2012 points. Lang registered a collegiate best score of 370.65 and placed first on the 3-meter board, while his score of 306.85 was good enough for second place on the 1-meter board.

 

NEWMAC Men's Relay of the Week

200 Medley Relay, MIT (Kralj, McKenzie, Edkes, Ubellacker) 

Tim Kralj, Brandon McKenzie, Bouke Edkes and Sam Ubellacker were dominant in both the 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay over the weekend at the MIT Winter Invitational. The quartet registered a pair of NCAA 'B' cut times, swept both events and smashed the pool record in the 200 medley relay to open the final session of the Invite yesterday. In the national rankings, the 200 medley relay team's time currently stands third fastest in Division III, while the 400 medley relay's time stands sixth fastest so far this season.

 

NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

Laura Rosado, MIT (Fr. - New Haven, Conn.)

MIT first-year Laura Rosado had an outstanding weekend at the Winter Invitational as she posted four NCAA 'B' cut times, won three events and was the runner up in four others. Individually, Rosado registered a win in the 200-back with a time of 2:00.42, which ranks fourth in Division III women's swimming, tallied a win in the 100-back with a time of 56.80, which ranks 13th nationally and was the runner-up in the 100-free in a time of 53.27. Rosado was also part of four relay teams this weekend. Her 400 medley relay team finished first and posted a time of 3:50.05, which ranks seventh in the nation, while her second place finish in the 400 free relay (3:32.70) was good enough for a 'B' cut. The freshman began her weekend by placing second in the 800 free relay (7:39.51) and second in the 200 free relay (1:36.57).

 

 

NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Week

Blake Zhou, MIT (Jr. - Palo Alto, Calif.)

MIT diver Blake Zhou swept both boards with a pair of six dive scores that were well above the NCAA regional qualifying mark at this weekend's Winter Invitational to guide the Engineers to an overall second place finish in the team standings. Zhou posted 309.00 points the 1-meter board on Friday night, which was 23.75 points ahead of the second place finisher and was 1.05 points shy of the junior?s collegiate best six dive score. On the 3-meter board, Zhou tallied 326.75 points, which is a new collegiate best dive score for the junior and was 27.25 points ahead of the second place finisher.

 

NEWMAC Women's Relay of the Week

200 Medley Relay, MIT (Yu, Nicholas, McGrath, Staszel)

The MIT women's 200 medley relay squad of Jenny Yu, Sara Nicholas, Olivia McGrath and Lilia Staszel registered an NCAA ' B' cut time and won the event yesterday at the annual Winter Invitational with a time of 1:44.36 edging out Tufts for the top spot in the event. Their time was not only a 'B' cut but it currently ranks fourth in all of Division III women's swimming.

 

NEWMAC Men's Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week

Geoffrey Gray, Emerson (Sr., G – Newtown, Mass.)

Geoff Gray continued his strong scoring on the season, notching an average of 23 points over three game in the past week. Gray had 28 against the Suffolk Rams, leading the Lions to a 72-68 victory. Gray shot 92.9 percent from the free throw line and 53.2 percent from the field on the week. He added an average of 8.3 rebounds per game, with 13 against the Suffolk Rams to earn a double double. 

 

 

NEWMAC Men's Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week

Duaka Ekwensi, Wheaton (Sr., F – Morris Plains, N.J.)

In a 3-0 week for the Lyons, Duaka Ekwensi totaled six steals, four blocks and 26 total rebounds, including 17 defensive rebounds . On top of averaging 21 points per game, the senior averaged 5.7 defensive rebounds per game and an overall 8.7 rebounds per game. 

 


NEWMAC Women's Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week

Lauren Bondi, Smith (Sr., G – Burnaby, B.C.)

In a 1-1 week for the Pioneers, senior guard Lauren Bondi averaged 23.0 points and 4.0 assists per game while shooting 50 percent from the field and 54.5 percent from three-point range. The Burnaby, British Columbia native finished with 14 points and four assists against Springfield. In Smith's 86-62 win against Babson, Bondi posted a career-high 32 points and set the program record for 3-pointers in a game with her 10-for-14 performance. 

 

NEWMAC Women's Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week

Emma Puddington, Coast Guard (Fr., F – Castorland, N.Y.)

Puddington had 20 points, 11 rebounds (nine defensive rebounds), five blocks and eight steals as the Bears beat Mount Holyoke and Wheaton to open NEWMAC play. She had six defensive rebounds four steals and three blocks against MHC and five rebounds (three defensive), four steals and a pair of blocks in the win over Wheaton.