Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

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Men’s basketball

Wheaton (10–15, 6–6) won four of its final five regular season games to place fourth in the NEWMAC standings and hosted a playoff game for the fourth time in the last six seasons. Anthony Coppola ’11 and Brendan Degnan ’12 were voted to the all-league second team, with Coppola becoming the second three-time honoree in program history.

Women’s basketball

The Lyons (16–11, 12–6) advanced to their fourth straight NEWMAC Tournament semifinal round before falling to eventual NCAA Tournament Elite Eight team Babson. Andrea Bailey ’10 and Jennifer Champney ’10 played in the NEWBA Senior All-Star Classic, while Bailey was selected to the NEWMAC All-Conference team for the first time. Bailey broke the school’s career and season assists records, while Champney finished her career first in blocks and fifth in points.

Men’s and women’s swimming & diving

The women (8–5) took third place among 10 teams for the third straight year at the NEWMAC Championship, matching the highest placement in program history. Dania Piscetta ’11 broke the school mark of 10 career all-conference showings, as she now has 11, while Nicole Zais ’11 has 10. Julia Wright ’12 became the first diver in school history to compete at the NCAA Championship. The men (1–13) took fourth place at their NEWMAC Championship, matching the highest placement in program history while hosting the event for the fourth time in five years.

Synchronized swimming

SynchroWheaton completed the U.S. Collegiate Championship with its 22nd consecutive top-10 finish, as the Lyons’ seventh-place standing was their highest placement since taking seventh in 2005. Wheaton finished as the top Division III school. Christiana Butera ’12 took part in three finals routines, finishing eighth in solo, ninth in team and 11th in trio. Laura Montes ’10 placed 10th in solo. The Lyons recorded top-two placements during six meets, including finishing first twice.

Men’s and women’s indoor track & field

The men posted their best finish at an NCAA Championship in six years, tying for ninth while earning their seventh top-10 finish in 13 visits to the indoor NCAA meet. Merzudin Ibric ’10 and Cailean Robinson ’12 each earned two All-America accolades. Robinson was third in the 55M and Ibric fourth in the 400M, while joining Mark Williamson ’11 and Benjamin Miklovich ’13 during a fifth place finish in the 4x400M relay. The women sent five athletes to the national championship. The squads combined to notch seven top-10 team finishes.