September, week 5
The MIT women’s volleyball team scored straight-set victories over Smith College and Regis College this past weekend. Abby Bertics ’19 shone for the Engineers with 10 kills against Smith while Alli Davanzo ’18 and Megan Gebhard ’17 racked 8 kills apiece against Regis College. With the twin killing MIT improved to 13-1 overall and 4-0 in the conference.
Sean Bingham ’16 scored the only goal of the game as MIT topped Babson in a closely contested affair. Jake Amereno ’16 registered his fourth shutout of the season as MIT improved to 6-1 and 2-0 in the conference.
MIT women’s soccer team suffered a 0-2 reversal at the hands of Springfield College this past Saturday. Center forwards Olivia Struckman ’18 and Morgan Moroi ’16 both rattled the post but were unable to find the back of the net. With the defeat, MIT now has a 4-3-1 record overall and 1-1 in the conference.
Men’s cross country
The men’s cross country team began their season with a fourth place finish at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College. Daniel Weiss ’19 finished a team-high 11th, finishing the 8-km course in 26:12:1.
Women’s cross country
The MIT women’s cross country team began their season with a third place finish at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College. Maryann Gong ’17 finished third overall with a time of 22:06:6, and Nicole Zenistra ’18 also grabbed a top-ten finish with a time of 22.32.3.
— Souparno Ghosh