The BYU Math Department is proud to announce that the BYU Putnam Team earned 66th place in the 2014 Putnam Mathematical Competition. Four thousand three hundred twenty contestants from 577 institutions competed in the 75th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition on December 6, 2014. Peter Baratta, Grant Molnar, and Brent Mabey made up the BYU Putnam Team, which was coached by BYU math professor Dr. Tiancheng Ouyang. A total of 21 BYU students took the test. Peter Baratta ranked 130th in the nation for his individual score, with Benjamin Pachev and Scott Swingle each ranking in the top 500. The top five ranked teams were MIT, Harvard, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Waterloo, and Carnegie Mellon University.