Go get 'em Engineers! Thursday through Sunday, WPI will host the New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, a first for the university and probably a first for the city, according to head coach Paul Bennett. See the full article here: https://www.wpi.edu/news/newmac-first
Regularly scheduled practices are back ON! Let's get started and see what improvements everyone will be working on this year. Remember little steps will get you on your way! Be sure to check out the swim technique articles at usms.org and ask the coaches if you have questions, that's why they are there! Stay tuned, there may be practices that concentrate … Continue reading WAM Back for the New Year!
We had a great time swimming a mile at Walden Pond in Concord this morning. The water was warm, the sky blue and sunny. The WAMmies group looked like a pod of porpoises. Then, Mark, Gail, Mary, Erica, Miye, Alford, Brittney and Nancy all headed into town to eat a delicious breakfast at Helen's restaurant. Next … Continue reading Walden Pond swim July 2, 2016
WAM is again partnering with the family of Michelle Farnsworth to host 1/2 mile and 1 mile open water swims. More...
It's a busy time for WAM! Having just celebrated our 5th WAMmivesary we have a new board and new coach, as Adam and Blake have moved on into the real world of post-graduate careers. I'll post a separate update on the board but wanted to get the information below out ASAP. Notes from Paul Bennett, WPI Head … Continue reading WAM Update -New Board, New Coach, Practices Cancelled for Memorial Day Holiday
FINA has released the Top 10 Short Course Meters (SCM) swims for 2015. Four Wammies join their fellow NEM swimmers in swimming their way onto this listing. Men 65-69 | 200 Free | Dave Oates | 2:23.22 | 8th Men 240-279 | 400 Free Relay | Ted McGahie, Dave Oates, Tim Allen, Mike McCombs | 4:18.06 … Continue reading 4 Wammies Perform Top 10 Fastest Swims in World
In the recently released USMS National Top 10 Short Course Meters (SCM) swims for 2015, Wammies are listed 34 times. Here is the breakdown: Individual - 24 Relay - 10 This is the largest listing for WAM, which is celebrating its fifth year in existence, and is a great end to what was a supreme … Continue reading 34 Top 10 Fastest Swims in Nation
Twenty-two Wammies have completed the USMS 1-Hr ePostal Swim. As a team, they completed a whopping 78,860 yards! This is sure to go a far way in helping parent club New England Masters (NEM) retain the title for the 5th straight year! Click for more information.
For the past 4 years, WAM and the other teams that form the New England Masters swim club have come together to win the title of the USMS 1-Hr ePostal National Championship. In this event, swimmers aim to complete as many yards as possible within an hour. The yards swum by the swimmers from the … Continue reading WAM & NEM Seek 5th National Title in USMS 1-hr Postal Swim
Swimmers shattered four world records during the New England LMSC SCM Championships held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Dec. 11-13, 2015. Hosted by Worcester Area Masters (WAM), 478 swimmers, some from as far away as Texas and Florida, participated in the meet. It was a highly competitive meet during which 208 New England LMSC SCM Championship … Continue reading WAM Hosts Successful SCM Champs and Wins Division