Sports Shorts

Flynn sets records as women’s lacrosse blows out Smith

The MIT women’s lacrosse team defeated Smith College 20-4 on Saturday, led by Casey M. Flynn ’10. She scored three goals to become the leading scorer in program history and had seven assists, setting an MIT single-game record. Both records were previously held by Deanna M. Lentz ’06.

MIT scored 11 straight goals to start the contest, and eight Engineers recorded at least one point. Katie Kauffman ’12 tallied four goals and one assist, and Erica W. Little ’11 and Molly E. McShane ’13 both had hat tricks. In net, Allison E. Hamilos ’12 collected seven saves and two groundballs.

MIT returns to action on Tuesday, visiting Wheaton College.

Members of rifle team earn conference All-Academic honors

Four members of the MIT rifle squad were named to the Mid-Atlantic Conference All-Academic Team. Emily F. Houston ’10, Jennifer K. Paek ’10, Justine Li ’10, and Nigel C. Kojimoto ’12 all earned the honor for their outstanding efforts on the range and in the classroom. The four were the driving force in a stellar season for the Cardinal and Gray, which finished 14-3 in smallbore and 14-3 in air rifle.

The MAC All-Academic Team consists of the top 20 members of the conference, with rankings based on their scores in matches and overall GPA.