2013 MIT Sports in Review

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Elizabeth A. Dethy ’15 shoots during a field hockey game against Lasell College.
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Racers sail downward to the finish during MIT Sailing’s Midweek Firefly Regatta.
Sarah Liu—The Tech
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Nicholas J. Locascio ’16 pitches in an MIT baseball game against Babson College.
Akimitsu Hogge—The Tech
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Tucker T. Cheyne ’17 kicks for an extra point during a football game, helping the Engineers secure a win 56-36 against Maine Maritime Academy.
Sarah Liu—The Tech
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Sarah G. Wilson ’16 prepares to shoot over a Wellesley College defender in a Women’s Water Polo scrimmage.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

MIT men’s soccer earns NCAA bid

After making it to the NEWMAC finals and barely falling to Wheaton College, the MIT Men’s Soccer Team earned a spot in the NCAA Division III Tournament for the second year in a row. Although the Engineers fell to Western New England University in the first round, they ended their spectacular season with a 13-5-2 record.

MIT men’s basketball team ties for NEWMAC title

After an impressive 20-6 season, the MIT Men’s Basketball Team tied WPI for the NEWMAC title and earned an NCAA Division III bid for the fifth year in a row. Additionally, Will Tashman ’13 was named NEWMAC Athlete of the Year.

MIT women’s soccer earns NCAA bid

The MIT Women’s soccer team tied Wheaton College for the NEWMAC regular season title and made it to the NEWMAC tournament finals where they narrowly lost to Springfield College in penalty kicks. Despite the loss, the Engineers were given a bid to the NCAA tournament, where they lost in the first round to the Rochester Institute of Technology. After an amazing season, Ambika M. Krishnamachar ’15 was named to the NCAA Division III All-America Team.