Team Roster

2012-2013 Season

Roster

Cap # Name Position Year Hometown
1 Andrea Dubin G G Farmington Hills, MI
2 Jenn Tilton Driver 3 Jupiter, FL
3 Taylor Pearl DR 3 Solon, OH
4 Gabriela Garcia UTL 3 Carpinteria, CA
5 Cecilia Viggiano Utility G Palo Alto, CA
6 Helen Feng 2M G Cupertino, CA
7 Ola Kalinowska 2
9 Rebecca Heywood UTL G Louisville, CO
11 Teri Oehmke UTL 3 East Lansing, MI
12 Anne LaBine 3
13 Dana Kingman UTL Staff Wilton, CT
14 Harriet Alexander DR G Fayetteville, AR
17 Jaclyn Belleville 2
18 Kelly Cheng 3
19 Katie Lee Driver 3 Fremont, CA

Coaches

Lauren Presant

Lauren Presant enters her third season at MIT and first coaching the women's club team. Presant spent two seasons as an assistant coach for the MIT varsity water polo program. The leading goal scorer in Brown University women’s water polo history, a 2010 Honorable Mention All-American and an NCAA Woman of the Year nominee that same year, Presant brings over 10 years of playing experience to the Engineers' program.

This past season, Presant competed in the 19th World Maccabi Games in Israel, where she helped the U.S. bring home the gold, scoring four goals in the championship game.

Prior to MIT, Presant spent time playing international professional water polo in New Zealand, the Netherlands, and France. One of the 2012 top 10 goal scorers in New Zealand, Presant helped lead the Maranui Mud Crabs to a second place finish in the NZ National League. Additionally, she helped coach the youth of the Maranui Water Polo Club and was involved in medical research at the University of Otago Wellington. In the Netherlands, Presant helped the team to a seventh place finish and was involved in HIV/AIDS Research at the University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands.

She began her water polo career in Poway California at Poway High School and played for the San Diego Shores Water Polo on teams that finished seventh in 2005 and second in 2006 at Junior Olympics. She began her coaching experience in 2008 with the youth of the Brown University Rhode Island Water Polo Club.

Presant graduated from Brown with a degree in human biology: human health and disease. She currently works for Custom Learning Designs as a Project Manager.


Michael Farid

Michael Farid enters his second year coaching the women's club team. Farid was a four year member of the MIT varsity water polo program and is currently an assistant coach for the varsity team as well.