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Teams earn top spots in championship tournaments

Men’s Baseball (2-1) opened their season strong last Thursday with a 9-5 win against UMass Boston before losing to Endicott College in a 12-7 game and earning victory over Nichols College in a 13-7 final.

Men’s Squash (14-10) sent three players to the 2020 College Squash Association Individual National Championship this weekend, where one reached the championship match of the consolation bracket. 

Men’s Volleyball (17-4) fell to SUNY New Paltz in a 3-1 match Friday, but earned two wins Saturday against Bard College and Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Women’s Lacrosse (2-3) claimed victory against Western Connecticut State University in a 14-4 away game Saturday before a close 16-15 loss to Endicott College Wednesday.

Men’s Lacrosse (4-1) won 11-9 against University of New England Saturday and defeated Curry College in a 12-9 match Tuesday.

Men’s Tennis (3-1) earned a 7-2 win against Colby College Saturday, continuing their winning streak.

Women’s Track and Field travelled to the Tufts Final Qualifying Meet this weekend, with several individuals earning spots in the top-20 nationally. 

Men’s Track and Field competed in the Tufts Final Qualifier, earning a win in the 200 meters, second in the high jump, and fourth and fifth in the pole vault. 

Rifle finished second overall in the MAC Championship this weekend, less than 200 points behind first-place Coast Guard. 

Sailing competed in two races this weekend, earning 4th, 6th, and 11th at the MIT Team Race Invitational and 3rd of eight in the Wood Trophy. 

Men’s Fencing (15-15) wrapped up their season at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship this weekend, with Aaron Lu ‘22 earning a 12th place finish in sabre. 

Women’s Fencing (13-19) travelled to the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship in Ithaca, New York this weekend, with Kristen Palmer ‘23 capturing ninth place in sabre and earning a spot at the NCAA Championship.