Special Spring-round Sports Blitz
Men’s Baseball (21–14–1) made their fourth appearance in five years at the NEWMAC Championship but fell in back-to-back games to Babson College. Three were named to the 2017 Academic All-America Division III Baseball Team, including Austin Filiere ’18, who extended his on-base streak to 64 games, a NEWMAC record.
Men’s Lacrosse (10–6) were the victim of seven consecutive goals as they fell in the NEWMAC Semifinals to Clark University.
Men’s Tennis (18–5) had six members named to the NEWMAC All-Conference Team. Tyler Barr ’19 because the first Engineer to make it to the Division III Single Championship Tournament in five years, finishing with a team-leading 17–6 record in the spring.
Women’s Basketball (20–6) fell in a close one to Smith College in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC Tournament. Liana Ilutzi ’17 was selected to appear in the NEWBA Senior Classic. Ilutzi is ranked second all-time in Engineer history in assists.
Women’s Field Hockey (13–5) battled in the NEWMAC Tournament Championship where they gave up the only goal of the game. Additionally, 12 Engineers earned places on the National Academic Squad.
Women’s Volleyball (21–5) took home their fifth NEWMAC Tournament Championship, then fell to Springfield in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Three Engineers were named to the All-New England Team.