A hat-trick by Bailey Tregoning ’19 coupled with a solid defensive performance from Jane Coffrin ’18 helped propel the MIT field hockey team to a 5-0 victory over Clark University in a NEWMAC contest on Saturday. With the win, the Engineers improved to 8-2 on the year and 4-0 in conference play while the Cougars dipped to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in the NEWMAC.
After a tight first set that saw seven ties and five lead changes, MIT took control and went on to defeat Mount Holyoke College, 25-17, 25-14, 25-6, in a NEWMAC women’s volleyball match on Tuesday night. In two sets, Abigail C. Bertics ’19 tallied a match-high 10 kills to go along with a .471 hitting percentage and two blocks for the Engineers (11-1, 3-0 NEWMAC). Emma Sweeting paced the Lyons’ balanced attack with five kills to go along with five digs and a solo block.
Trailing by one goal late in the first half, MIT rattled off six unanswered goals as it went on to defeat Emerson College, 19-8, in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Saturday. Emily Young ’18 led all players with seven points on five goals and two assists to go along with a game-high eight draw controls for the Engineers (13-2, 6-1 NEWMAC). Junior Tayllar Righini paced the Lions (8-5, 3-4 NEWMAC) with three goals and two assists.
The MIT women’s lacrosse team closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule by defeating Gordon College, 15-9, last Friday night. Emily J. Young ’18 led all players with five goals and added three draw controls for the Engineers, who improved to 10-2 and generated the program’s first back-to-back 10-win seasons. Jessica Castelline paced the Fighting Scots with three goals and an assist as their ledger lowered to 7-6.
In their final outing of the season, the MIT men’s volleyball team captured their second straight MIT Scramble Tournament title on Saturday, April 4. The Engineers blanked Lehman College (25-12, 25-13, 25-17), Bard College (25-17, 25-14, 25-20), and Endicott College (25-21, 25-23, 25-15) to finish the year with a record of 18-11. Alex Klein ’15 was named the Tournament MVP while Brendan Chang ’16 secured a spot on the All-Tournament Team.
Following a tight first half, Springfield College outscored MIT, 11-6, in the second frame to secure a 16-9 victory in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Saturday afternoon. Senior Michelle Dorsey paced the Pride (8-2, 2-0 NEWMAC) with five goals and two assists while Emily Young ’18 led the way for the Engineers (7-1, 1-1 NEWMAC) with fours goals and five draw controls.
Carrying a 5.0 GPA, Benjamin Lin ’17 was presented with the NCAA Elite 89 Award at the NCAA Fencing National Championship held this weekend at Ohio State. He is the second consecutive fencer to receive this accolade after Joey Rafidi ’14 was tabbed for this honor last year. Since the Elite 89 program was established during the 2009-10 academic year, the Engineers have collected eight awards.
Benjamin Lin ’17 and Tzer Wong ’18 will represent the sabre squad at the NCAA Fencing Championship to be held March 19-20 at Ohio State. This is the second time in program history the Engineers will have multiple competitors in the same weapon at the championship as they had two sabre entries in 2001.
Three free throws during the final 17 seconds of regulation capped off a second-half rally that helped the U.S. Coast Guard Academy come from behind to defeat MIT, 58-55, in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Saturday. Despite the setback, the Engineers (11-14, 7-9) will continue their season in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 25.
WORCESTER, Mass. — For the second game in a row, junior Sabrina Drammis (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) hit key free throws late in regulation as she helped the MIT women’s basketball team defeat NEWMAC foe Clark University, 47-44, on Saturday. Drammis drained both of her shots at the charity stripe with 1:12 to go and then added another with six seconds left to finish with 13 points along with nine rebounds and two blocks for the Engineers (9-12, 5-7 NEWMAC).
For the fourth consecutive season, the MIT women’s soccer team will be competing in the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Tournament after receiving an at-large bid on Monday afternoon. MIT will be a host site for this weekend’s first and second round tournaments. First round games will occur on Saturday, November 15 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and the second round game will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 16. MIT will begin postseason play against Colby-Sawyer.
The MIT women’s volleyball team will be making the program’s 16th appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament after receiving an at-large bid on Monday morning. The Engineers will square off with Rivier University on Friday, November 14 at Williams College. The meeting will be the first between both squads in post-season action and sixth overall since the series began in 2009. In addition to the host Ephs, the rest of the regional bracket features Sage Colleges, Babson College, Colby-Sawyer College, Bowdoin College, and Regis College.
On the strength of a team hitting percentage of .393, the MIT women’s volleyball team defeated the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 25-14, 25-13, 25-18, in a NEWMAC match on Saturday, November 1. With the win, the Engineers (26-4, 9-1 NEWMAC) clinched the top seed in the upcoming NEWMAC Tournament and will host the semifinals and championship on Saturday, Nov. 8-9. Despite the setback, the Bears (20-9, 7-3 NEWMAC) secured a spot in the quarterfinals scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4.
A strong second half performance that featured three goals propelled nationally-ranked No. 10 Wellesley College to a 4-0 victory over MIT in a NEWMAC field hockey game on Tuesday night. Natalie Gruet produced two goals for the Blue, which improved to 14-2 on the year and 7-0 in conference play. The Engineers, meanwhile, saw their four-game winning streak come to an end as their ledger dipped to 10-2 overall and 5-1 in the NEWMAC.
For the third year in a row and eighth time in tournament history the MIT women’s volleyball team won the MIT Quad Tournament on Saturday, October 18. The Engineers (22-2) took top honors with a 3-0 ledger, followed by Colby College, SUNY Oneonta, and Western New England University. Megan E. Gebhard ’17 was named the Tournament MVP while Tori L. Wuthrich ’17 earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team.
MIT takes down Wellesley Field hockey team improves to 9-3-2 overall and 5-0-1 in conference after 3–0 shutout
Three different MIT players located the back of the Wellesley College net in the second half of Tuesday’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) match as the Engineers defeated the Blue, 3-0, at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium. With the win, MIT improves to 9-3-2 overall and 5-0-1 in conference play, while Wellesley falls to 7-6-2 and 1-4-0.
One goal separated MIT from Wheaton College Goals by Krishnamachar ’15, Moroi ’16 propel MIT field hockey team to 3-2 victory
MIT Ambika M. Krishnamachar ’15 netted the go-ahead goal midway through the second half, which proved to be the difference as the Engineers defeated Wheaton College, 3-2, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Tuesday afternoon at Mirrione Stadium. With the win, MIT improves to 7-3-2 overall and 3-0-1 in conference play, while Wheaton falls to 7-5-1 and 1-2-0.
The MIT women’s volleyball team outlasted Wellesley College for a 25-17, 26-24, 15-25, 26-28, 15-4 victory in a NEWMAC match on Tuesday night. In the Engineers’ first regular-season win over the Blue since 2009, Jennifer L. Astrachan ’15 led all players with 27 kills on a .338 hitting performance in addition to recording three aces for the Cardinal and Gray (18-2, 5-1 NEWMAC).
The MIT women’s volleyball team emerged with a hard-fought 25-17, 21-25, 25-20, 25-19 victory over Clark University in a NEWMAC battle on Tuesday night. Jennifer L. Astrachan ’15 led all players with a career-high 19 kills to go along with a .375 hitting percentage as the Engineers improved to 15-2 on the year and 4-1 in conference play. For the Cougars (6-9, 1-4 NEWMAC), freshman Marina Ramos led the way with 13 kills, a .312 hitting effort, 17 digs, and two aces.
Siobhan K. Rigby ’16 found the back of the cage with 1:01 remaining in overtime to give MIT a 4-3 victory over Springfield College in a NEWMAC field hockey game on Saturday, September 20. Caitlin A. Mackey ’15 registered one goal and one assist for the Engineers (6-0, 1-0 NEWMAC) while Jamie Raccosta also paced the Pride (3-2, 0-1 NEWMAC) with one goal and one assist.
A strong performance by MIT’s defense that produced a 37-3 advantage in shots helped the Engineers defeat Lasell College, 2-0, in a non-conference field hockey game on Tuesday afternoon. The Cardinal and Gray’s second straight shutout lifted its ledger to 5-0 on the season.
The MIT women’s volleyball team swept its way to the 2014 MIT Invitational title on Saturday, September 13, claiming its sixth championship in the 25-year history of the tournament. The Engineers (11-1) blanked Emmanuel College (28-26, 25-13, 25-15) and Connecticut College (25-17, 25-20, 25-12) on Friday before wrapping up the tournament with victories over Bates College (27-25, 25-17, 25-21) and Endicott College (25-21, 25-17, 25-17). Nicole C. Gagnier ’15 was named the Tournament MVP while Megan E. Gebhard ’17 earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team.
The MIT women’s volleyball team compiled a 3-1 ledger as it was the runner-up at the Vassar College Invitational this past weekend. The Engineers (7-1) fell to SUNY New Paltz in the opener (21-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-22, 15-13) before outlasting the host Brewers, 23-25, 25-9, 27-29, 25-19, 15-9, in Friday’s nightcap. MIT made quick work of its opponents on Saturday as it swept the College of Mount Saint Vincent (25-9, 25-13, 25-14) and Ramapo College (25-17, 25-16, 25-19). Nicole C. Gagnier ’15 represented the Cardinal and Gray on the All-Tournament Team.
The MIT men’s lacrosse team received four post-season awards as announced by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) on Tuesday. Harris A. Stolzenberg ’17 was tabbed for Rookie of the Year accolades and earned a spot on the All-Conference second team as head coach Walter Alessi was voted the league’s Coach of the Year. In addition, the Engineers saw Joel T. Santisteban ’14 and Paul R. Orrson ’16 receive first-team plaudits.
MIT generated six unanswered goals during the fourth quarter to come from behind to defeat Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 8-6, in a NEWMAC men’s lacrosse game on Saturday, April 26. Paul R. Orrson ’16 led the way for the Engineers (9-7, 4-2 NEWMAC) with a game-high five points on three goals and two assists. Reed McLean paced the Buccaneers (7-8, 1-5 NEWMAC) with two goals in their final game of the year.
Trailing by four with eight minutes left to play, MIT mounted a 5-1 run to force overtime where freshman Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) scored the game-winning goal as the Engineers defeated Wellesley College, 15-14, in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Tuesday night. Kira M. Schott ‘16 led all players with six goals as MIT improved to 9-3 on the year and 2-2 in NEWMAC play. Meghan Peterson paced the Blue (4-8, 1-3 NEWMAC) with four goals and added two groundballs and two draw controls.
In a back-and-forth five-set thriller, No. 8 MIT emerged with a 25-18, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-11 victory over No. 6 UC Santa Cruz to claim its first MIT Men’s Volleyball Scramble Tournament championship on Saturday, April 5. The Engineers (24-5) defeated Hunter College (25-11, 18-25, 25-22, 25-18), Bard College (25-18, 25-16, 25-14), and Southern Vermont College (26-24, 25-18, 25-18) before picking up their second five-set win over the Banana Slugs this season. Paul M. Syta ’14 was named Tournament MVP while Kenneth M. Siebert ’14 was tabbed for All-Tournament Team honors.
A four-goal run late in regulation helped the MIT women’s lacrosse team thwart a comeback attempt by Smith College and secure a 20-13 NEWMAC victory on Saturday, April 5. Hannah A. Levy ’17 generated a game-high six points on four goals and two assists for the Engineers (7-3, 1-0 NEWMAC). The Pioneers (1-10, 0-3 NEWMAC), playing with only 10 field players, saw Olivia Timmins and Anne Zawacki record hat-tricks.
For the second year in a row, Joseph F. Rafidi ‘14 will represent MIT at the NCAA Fencing Championship and he will be joined by Cordelia G. Avery ‘17 at the competition scheduled to begin this Thursday at Ohio State. Qualifiers for epee and sabre, Rafidi and Avery are the lone Division III participants in their respective weapons.
The MIT men’s volleyball team went 4-0 en route to its second straight championship title at the Johnson & Wales University Invitational held this past weekend. The No. 5 Engineers (20-4) defeated York College (N.Y.) (25-0, 25-22, 25-11), Vassar College (25-21, 25-27, 20-25, 25-19, 15-5), Wentworth Institute of Technology (25-20, 25-19, 25-23), and the host Wildcats (25-22, 25-20, 25-14) for the crown. Paul M. Syta ’14 was named the tournament Most Outstanding Player while Brendan S. Chang ’16 represented the Cardinal and Gray on the All-Tournament Team.
The MIT women’s lacrosse team rattled off eight unanswered goals to start the game as it went on to defeat Eastern Connecticut State University, 17-6, in a non-conference women’s lacrosse tilt on Tuesday night. Hannah A. Levy ’17 led the way for the Engineers (4-0) with seven goals on seven shots while senior Erin Conn paced the Warriors (0-4) with four goals and six draw controls.
At the United Volleyball Conference (UVC) Crossover Tournament hosted by Elmira College this past weekend, the No. 3 MIT men’s volleyball team swept Hilbert College and Penn State – Behrend but dropped a five-set battle to Medaille College. The 2-1 performance moved the Engineers’ ledger to 15-4 on the year and 8-2 in UVC action.
Six second-half goals by Isabella D. DiDio ’16 helped fuel MIT’s 14-12 come-from-behind victory over Roger Williams University in a non-conference women’s lacrosse game on Saturday, March 8. DiDio finished with a game-high seven goals and seven draw controls for the Engineers (3-0), who are enjoying their best start in program history. For the Hawks (0-3), Kristen Pingree led the way with three goals and an assist.
The MIT women’s lacrosse team outscored host Lasell College, 8-3, during the final 23 minutes of regulation en route to an 18-12 victory on Tuesday afternoon. Kira M. Schott ‘16 amassed six goals, seven draw controls, and two groundballs as the Engineers improved to 2-0 on the season.
In the first meeting between both teams, the MIT women’s lacrosse team came out on top as it defeated Mount Ida College, 18-9, on Saturday, March 1. Isabella D. DiDio ’16 and Hannah A. Levy ’17 paced the Engineers (1-0) with six goals apiece while Rebecca Beaulieu led the Mustangs (0-1) with four goals.
In a back-and-forth battle with nationally-ranked No. 1 SUNY New Paltz, the No. 6 MIT men’s volleyball team registered a 25-22, 23-25, 25-22, 17-25, 16-14 victory on Tuesday night. Kenneth M. Siebert ’14 paced the Engineers (12-2, 6-1 UVC) with a match-high 18 kills on a .536 hitting performance to go along with six digs, three blocks, and an ace. The Hawks (13-2, 5-1 UVC) saw four players reach double-digits in kills with freshman Steven Woessner and sophomore Tim Ferriter leading the way with 13 apiece.
Despite a late surge that saw WPI come within four points with 54 seconds left to play, MIT hit four free throws down the stretch to claim a 56-48 victory on Saturday, February 22. With the win, MIT claimed the seventh and final spot in the upcoming NEWMAC Championship tournament, marking its first playoff appearance since 2008. MIT will travel to its last postseason foe, No. 2 Wheaton College, on Wednesday, February 26 for a 7:00 p.m. start.
Clark University generated 10 unanswered points during the final two minutes of regulation to claim a one-point lead, but a three-point play by MIT’s Mari R. Kordell ‘15 with 24.3 seconds on the clock and another free throw by the point guard with 0.7 ticks left helped the Engineers capture a 61-58 NEWMAC women’s basketball victory on Saturday, February 15. Kordell led all players with 21 points and added two steals for MIT, which improved to 10-13 on the year and 7-11 in conference play. Ashleigh Condon paced the Cougars (9-14, 6-12 NEWMAC) with 15 points to go along with a game-high five steals and three assists.
In a back-and-forth battle, the nationally-ranked No. 11 MIT men’s volleyball team emerged with a 22-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 15-10 victory over host Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday, February 15. Later on in the tri-match, the Engineers (9-2) swept City College of New York, 25-8, 25-14, 25-20.
It was not a typical Wednesday night for the MIT women’s basketball team, who participated in an event complete with dance parties on the sidelines with opposing players. The team took advantage of its bye from NEWMAC action to train with the Pointsetters of Athletes Unlimited in neighboring Newton.
Serving as host for the first United Volleyball Conference (UVC) Crossover Tournament of the season, the MIT men’s volleyball team emerged with a 2-1 ledger at the conclusion of the two-day affair. The nationally-ranked No. 13 Engineers (6-2, 3-1 UVC) opened up action with a 19-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 15-13 victory over No. 7 Elmira College but then fell to No. 6 Nazareth College, 25-23, 25-22, 25-13. MIT bounced back by blanking D’Youville College, 25-17, 25-12, 25-9, on Sunday afternoon.
MIT held leads early in the second half, but Smith College edged back ahead midway through the final 20 minutes and went on to take a 65-54 decision in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s basketball game on Feb. 8. Sabrina M. Drammis ‘16 led the Engineers with 16 points and nine rebounds.
Host Wellesley College capitalized on a 15-of-21 performance at the free throw line along with 26 points off turnovers as it defeated MIT, 54-42, in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Saturday. Sabrina M. Drammis ’16 led the Engineers (5-5, 2-3 NEWMAC) with a game-high 16 points as Mari R. Kordell ’15 tallied 11 points and five assists.
Despite a second-half run that brought Mount Holyoke College within 10 points with just six minutes left to play, the MIT women’s basketball team held on for a 47-32 NEWMAC victory on Saturday afternoon. Playing all 40 minutes, Mari R. Kordell ’15 compiled 15 points, five rebounds, four assists, and four steals for the Engineers (4-3, 3-2 NEWMAC). Amber Legare led the Lyons (2-4, 1-4 NEWMAC) with a game-high 16 points to go along with seven rebounds and two steals.
Playing for only the second time in program history and first as NEWMAC rivals, the MIT women’s volleyball team defeated Emerson College, 25-16, 25-11, 25-18, on Tuesday night. Kristine A. Bunker ’14 paced the Engineers’ (20-10, 6-3 NEWMAC) balanced attack with nine kills and a .643 hitting percentage to go along with two blocks. Kat Rice led the way for the Lions (15-11, 3-6 NEWMAC) with four kills to go along with two digs, an ace, and a block.
Facing its second straight nationally-ranked opponent this week, the No. 19 MIT field hockey team fell to No. 18 Mount Holyoke College, 6-2, in a NEWMAC game on Saturday afternoon. Charlotte Wagner produced one goal and three assists as Diana Banmann registered a hat-trick for the Lyons (14-1, 6-1 NEWMAC). Madeline L. Wharton ’13 and Molly K. Duffy ’13 provided the scoring for the Engineers (12-4, 5-2 NEWMAC).
In a battle of undefeated NEWMAC rivals, No. 13 Wellesley College tallied three second-half goals en route to a 4-1 victory over No. 19 MIT in field hockey action on Tuesday afternoon. Michelle H. Teplensky ’14 posted the lone marker for the Engineers as their ledger moved to 12-3 overall and 5-1 in conference action.
In a back-and-forth affair, host Babson College emerged with a 20-25, 18-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-10 victory over MIT in a NEWMAC women’s volleyball match on Tuesday night. Megan E. Gebhard ’17 generated a match-high 17 kills to go along with 10 digs and two aces for the Engineers (18-8, 5-3 NEWMAC).
Molly K. Duffy ’13 scored twice in the second half, lifting No. 17 MIT to a 2-0 victory over WPI in a NEWMAC field hockey game on Saturday. Madeline L. Wharton ’13 and Caitlin A. Mackey ’14 both earned an assist while goalie Evie Kyritsis ’16 did not miss a save as she earned her fourth shutout of the year for the Engineers (9-0, 2-0 NEWMAC).
MIT Women’s Volleyball improves to 10-5 on the season, 2-1 in league play Engineers victorious over Mount Holyoke College in straight sets: 25-23, 25-13, 25-22
The MIT women’s volleyball team battled Mount Holyoke College for a 25-23, 25-13, 25-22 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory on Tuesday night. With the win, the Engineers improved to 10-5 on the year and 2-1 in league play while the Lyons dipped to 8-3 overall and 0-3 in the NEWMAC.
Michelle H. Teplensky ’13 and Molly K. Duffy ’13 accounted for all of MIT’s scoring in a 3-2 NEWMAC field hockey victory over Springfield College on Saturday afternoon. Teplensky produced two goals and an assist while Duffy had one goal and an assist for the nationally-ranked No. 19 Engineers (7-0, 1-0 NEWMAC).
Seven unanswered goals along with 14 saves from goalie Christopher B. Rullan ’13 in the first half helped power the MIT men’s lacrosse team to an 11-5 victory over Clark University in a Pilgrim Lacrosse League game on Saturday afternoon. For the second straight outing, Chris S. Cook ’15 led the way for the Engineers (4-9, 2-3 Pilgrim) as he generated a game-high four goals.
In the regular-season finale for both squads, Springfield College defeated MIT, 11-7, in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Monday night. Kira M. Schott ’16 paced the Engineers (6-10, 2-4 NEWMAC) with four goals while Connie Nielsen registered four goals and an assist for the Pride (9-7, 4-2 NEWMAC).
In its final home match of the regular season on Tuesday night, the nationally-ranked MIT men’s volleyball team defeated Endicott College, 25-18, 25-22, 25-22. The victory extended the Engineers’ winning streak to 12 and lifted their record to 24-11 on the year while the Gulls dipped to 20-9 on the season.
The nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT men’s volleyball improved its yearly record to 5-5 after a 2-2 performance at the Golden Flyer Invitational hosted by Nazareth College this past weekend. On Saturday, the Engineers swept No. 11 Medaille College, 25-22, 20-15, 25-20, but fell to Elmira College, 20-25, 25-18, 21-25, 27-25, 15-7. The next day, MIT blanked Southern Vermont College, 27-25, 25-21, 25-19, and then dropped a 28-30, 25-19, 25-22, 21-25, 15-8 decision to No. 5 Nazareth. Paul M. Syta ’14 represented the Cardinal and Gray on the all-tournament team.
The MIT women’s basketball team saw four players reach double-digits in scoring as it defeated Mount Holyoke College, 57-44, in a NEWMAC contest on Saturday. Sabrina M. Drammis ’16 led all scorers with 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading the Engineers (9-11, 5-9 NEWMAC) to their first series sweep of the Lyons. Sophomore Amber Legare paced Mount Holyoke (5-14, 3-11 NEWMAC) with 12 points, nine rebounds, and two blocks.
MIT Men’s Fencing compiled a 4-1 ledger in its final Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) competition held this past Saturday at Brown University. The Engineers fell to the host Bears (19-8), but defeated Boston College (16-11), Tufts University (22-5), Dartmouth College (15-12), and Vassar College (18-9). The épée team racked up a record of 38-7 on the day while the best individual performance came from Nicholas Sledeski ’16 who won 14 of his 15 bouts in sabre action.
In the first meeting between two programs, MIT emerged with a 55-43 victory over Johnson & Wales University in a non-conference women’s basketball game on Wednesday night. Alexxis R. Isaac ’15 paced the Engineers (6-4) with 18 points, to go along with six rebounds, two steals, and two blocks.
Sophomore Caitlin A. Mackey scored two first-half goals and tacked on an assist while tournament Most Outstanding Player junior Madeline L. Wharton added a goal helping second-seeded MIT claim the 2012 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Hockey Championship with a 6-3 win over fourth-seeded Springfield College on Sunday afternoon at MacDowell Field.
Behind the strength of efficient hitting and solid defense, the MIT women’s volleyball team defeated host and top seed Wellesley College, 25-17, 26-24, 25-15, in the 2012 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship on Sunday afternoon. The No. 3 Engineers (30-5) collected their first title since 1990 and fourth overall to earn a spot in the upcoming NCAA Championship Tournament. Kristine A. Bunker ’14 was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player after compiling 28 kills, a .313 hitting percentage, and 15 blocks.
A solid defensive performance coupled with a second-half goal was all MIT needed in its 1-0 victory over the Springfield College Pride in a NEWMAC field hockey game on Saturday morning. Kimberly A. Barker ’13 provided the lone marker that was set up by Elizabeth A. Dethy ’15. Sophomore goalie Jenna R. Klein stopped the only shot on goal she faced in her second career shutout as the Engineers improved to 12-2 on the year and 5-1 in conference play.
In a back-and-forth affair, MIT Men’s Lacrosse came out on top with a 9-8 double overtime victory over UMass Boston on Tuesday afternoon. Freshman James C. Slonaker netted the game-winner 57 seconds into the second extra session to complete the hat-trick for the Engineers.
Behind the strength of a six-run second inning and a four-run burst in the eighth, the MIT Baseball team defeated Wentworth Institute of Technology, 13-4, on Wednesday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers improved to 4-2 on the year while the Leopards’ ledger lowered to 7-6.
With a record of 62-24, the MIT Men’s Fencing team finished third out of 11 teams at the New England Championship hosted by Vassar College on Saturday. Sophomore Ehsan Izadmehr registered the best individual outing for the Engineers as he placed fifth overall in the sabre competition. He compiled a 7-3 ledger in the A pool and went 4-1 in semifinal action before posting a 2-3 mark in the final round.
Nine unanswered points during a span of seven minutes helped propel MIT to a 43-36 victory over Mount Holyoke College in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Saturday afternoon. Freshman Alexxis R. Isaac tallied 10 points, five rebounds, four steals, and two assists as the Engineers improved to 6-3 on the year and 3-1 in conference play.
Despite early foul trouble that put Caltech in the bonus after 4:19 elapsed, the MIT Women’s Basketball team defeated the Beavers, 100-26, on Friday night. The Engineers reached the century mark for the second time in program history and also registered the second largest margin of victory as the Tech set these marks in a 105-30 decision over Rivier College in 1998.
In a hard-fought battle, the MIT Women’s Basketball team emerged with a 65-49 victory over Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in the consolation game of the Emerson College Tip Off Tournament on Sunday. Junior Lauren S. Burton ’13 led all scorers with 16 points and tacked on seven rebounds and three assists en route to All-Tournament Team honors for the Engineers.
Emily Kuo ’13 scored in the 23rd minute, and Meghan S. Wright ’13 made some key second-half saves as the MIT Women’s Soccer team scored a 1-0 victory over Wellesley College in a NEWMAC tournament quarterfinal at Roberts Field in Steinbrenner Stadium on Tuesday. With the win, MIT, the No. 3 seed, advances to a semifinal matchup with No. 2 seed Wheaton College on Saturday.
Allison M. Park ’12 notched a goal and an assist in MIT’s 2-0 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a NEWMAC women’s soccer game on Saturday afternoon. The win lifted the Engineers’ ledger to 10-3-2 for the year, marking their third straight 10-win campaign and fifth during the last six years. In addition, MIT raised its conference record to 5-1-2, which resulted in fourth-year head coach Martin Desmarias becoming the program’s all-time leader in league victories.
The nationally-ranked No. 11 MIT coed sailing team captured eighth place out of 20 squads at the Danmark Trophy while its entries finished in fourth and fifth place at the Charles River Invitational this past weekend. In addition, team member Hanna M. Vincent ’13 secured 10th place at the New England Women’s Singlehanded Championship.
The MIT sailing team kicked off its season by competing in three events this past weekend. The Engineers captured fifth place out of 20 teams at the Harry Anderson Trophy, finished ninth at the Toni Deutsch Trophy, and took third and fourth at the Harvard Invitational.
Holding a one-goal advantage midway through the second half, MIT’s Stephanie C. Leger ’11 won the first of four straight draw controls, helping spark a 5-1 run that secured an 18-13 victory over Wellesley College in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Tuesday afternoon. Leger finished with a game-high 11 draw controls, just one shy of tying the Institute record, and also posed two of her three goals during the late spurt.
In their first NEWMAC matchup of the year, the women’s basketball team beat the U.S. Coast Guard Academy 59-24 on Tuesday night. The Engineers registered their first conference-opening win since the 2002-03 season and also surrendered the fewest points to a league opponent in program history. In addition, the Cardinal and Gray’s ledger of 4-2 equals its best start since the 2000-01 campaign.
Freshman Tamara R. Pena’s 10 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, and three steals helped power the MIT women’s basketball team to a 64-32 victory over non-conference foe Fisher College on Saturday afternoon. Winners of three straight games, the Engineers (3-2) surrendered the program’s fewest points in a game since the 2000-2001 season and saw their percentage of bench scoring during the streak move to 43 percent.
The MIT men’s soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to 10 following a 1-0 victory over Clark University in a NEWMAC contest on Saturday. Jonathan K. Tebes ’14 registered the lone goal of the contest in the 74th minute for the Engineers, who are currently ranked No. 7 in the latest NCAA New England Regional poll.
In a hard-fought NEWMAC women’s volleyball match on Tuesday night, visiting Springfield College emerged with a 23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-19 victory over MIT. The loss lowered the Engineers’ record to 10-7 on the year and 2-2 in conference play while the Pride improved to 14-2 overall and 4-0 in the NEWMAC.
The MIT women’s volleyball team opened the 2009 campaign by winning the Gordon College Invitational for the eighth straight season. The Engineers swept Endicott College (25-17, 25-22, 25-14) and Keene State College (25-16, 25-23, 25-12) before topping the host Fighting Scots (25-10, 25-20, 24-26, 25-17) on Saturday. Katrina M. Ellison ‘10 was named the Tournament MVP while rookie Katie K. Spielbauer ’13 was tabbed for All-Tournament Team honors. Alex T. May ’10 posted 11 kills and six digs as Ellison and Cecily L. Joujon-Roche ’12 both registered eight kills and four digs against Endicott. Jennifer Li ’11 notched a team-high five blocks while Barden E. Cleeland ’10 totaled four blocks and three aces. Catherine Melnikow ’10 paced the defense with 11 digs to go along with three aces as Anna D. Dikina ’11 contributed six digs. Alyssa L. Rothman ’13 tallied 34 assists and four digs while Spielbauer chipped in six digs.
The MIT men’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to four courtesy of a 30-10, 30-12, 30-12 decision over Lesley University in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division match on Tuesday. The victory lifted the Engineers’ record to 9-9 on the year and 5-3 in conference play while the Lynx saw their record dip to 1-11 overall and 1-7 in the league.
The MIT pistol team closed its season with a fourth-place finish at the National Rifle Association Intercollegiate Championship held the week of March 9. The team collected seven All-American awards, led by Edward S. Huo ’08, who ranked fifth overall and earned All-America First-Team honors in free pistol, standard pistol, and air pistol. Fuzhou Hu ’09 received air pistol Second-Team and free pistol Honorable Mention honors. Daniel Jang ’10 and Christine T. Hsueh ’10 earned Second-Team awards in free and air pistol, respectively.
The MIT men’s gymnastics team kicked off its postseason push with a fifth-place finish at the USA Gymnastics National Championship held this past weekend at Springfield College. Joshua S. Coblenz ’08, the Engineers’ lone representative in the individual competition, claimed seventh in the still rings with a score of 13.400.
MIT earned its first win of the campaign with a 1-0 decision over Simmons College. Edith R. Reshef ’11 provided the lone marker in Wednesday’s non-conference match as the Engineers rebounded from their 4-0 defeat by Brandeis University on Saturday.
The MIT men’s soccer team secured a 4-1 victory over the host Endicott College Gulls on Tuesday night thanks to a trio of second-half goals. Zachary E. Kabelac ’12 paced the Engineers’ balanced attack with two assists while four different players found the back of the net to score. Thomas S. Caldwell ’09 collected three saves in goal.
For the seventh year in a row, the MIT women’s volleyball team kicked off its season by winning the Gordon College Invitational. The Engineers defeated the host Fighting Scots (25-17, 19-25, 23-25, 25-17, 15-13), Keene State College (25-13, 19-25, 25-21, 25-15), and Endicott College (25-22, 25-16, 25-19) to begin their campaign with a 3-0 record. Alexandra T. May ’10 was named the Tournament MVP while Lindsay E. Hunting ’09 was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Sonia Raman, who has served as an assistant coach at Wellesley College for the past six years, has been named head coach of MIT women’s basketball, as announced by Director of Athletics Julie Soriero.
The women’s volleyball team continued its successful season this past weekend with a second-place finish at the Hiram College Invitational in Hiram, Ohio. MIT opened the weekend by blanking Geneva College 30-22, 30-20, 30-21, but then fell to the host Terriers 30-19, 30-23, 31-29. The Engineers bounced back by outlasting Saint Mary’s College (Ind.) 29-31, 30-23, 30-25, 21-30, 15-13 and sweeping Thiel College 30-24, 30-22, 30-28. Senior defensive specialist Carrie C. Buchanan ’08 represented MIT (6-1) on the All-Tournament Team.
The field hockey team picked up its first home win of the season following a 2-1 overtime victory against Lasell College on Tuesday night. Ashley N. Mobbs ’11 converted a feed from Jessica M. Oleinik ’11 with 5:52 remaining in overtime to give the Engineers (2-2) their second win in a row. With the loss, the Lasers’ ledger dropped to 0-3 on the year.
In the first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Volleyball Championship Tournament meeting between MIT and Babson College, the No. 3-seeded Engineers emerged with a 25-17, 25-15, 23-25, 25-17 victory over the No. 6 Beavers in a quarterfinal match on Tuesday. MIT (21-15) will travel to Springfield College on Friday, Nov. 8 to square off with No. 2 Wellesley College in semifinal action. Babson concluded its season with an overall record of 16-11.
The MIT women’s volleyball team recorded a thrilling 25-15, 25-20, 23-25, 22-25, 15-11 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match on Tuesday night. With the win, the Engineers improved to 11-8 on the year and 3-1 in conference play while the Bears dropped to 5-8 overall and 2-2 in NEWMAC.
Praveen Pamidimukkala ’08, Doria M. Holbrook ’08, and Julia C. Zimmerman ’09 earned College Sports Information Directors Association/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America accolades in the competitive at-large division to give the Engineers eight national plaudits for the 2007–08 academic year. Pamidimukkala received the first honor in the history of the men’s volleyball program, while Holbrook collected her third straight award as a member of the women’s swimming and diving team. Zimmerman was also a repeat selection for the women’s gymnastics team.
For the second year in a row, MIT sent two representatives to the NCAA National Collegiate Men’s Gymnastics Championships hosted this past weekend by Stanford University. Boris Rasin ’09 made his second trip to the national qualifying round while Joshua S. Coblenz ’08 received his first nod.
Corey Garvey ’10 scored with 1:44 left in overtime to give the MIT men’s lacrosse team an 8-7 win over host University of Massachusetts Boston on Tuesday. With the win, the Engineers improved to 2-6 on the season while the Beacons fell to 1-6 overall.
The men’s gymnastics team finished in sixth place with a score of 310.300 at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship hosted by the U.S. Military Academy this past weekend. In the individual competition, Boris Rasin ’09 placed eighth in the pommel horse (13.300) as Joshua S. Coblenz ’08 captured ninth in the parallel bars (13.150). In addition, Rasin was voted the Most Improved Gymnast by the league’s coaches.
Victories over Baruch College and nationally-ranked No. 11 Rivier College helped the No. 13 MIT men’s volleyball team surpass the 20-win mark for the fourth year in a row as its record improved to 21-10. The Engineers held off Baruch (32-30, 30-25, 30-27) and then outlasted Rivier (23-30, 27-30, 31-29, 30-13, 15-13) to reach the milestone. Earlier, Rivier topped Baruch, 36-34, 30-24, 28-30, 30-19.
A baseline jumper by Clara J. Yuan ’09 with 7.2 seconds on the clock helped lift MIT to a 47-45 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference women’s basketball game on Saturday. With the win, the Engineers improved to 9-9 on the year and 2-5 in conference play, while the Bears (14-3), previously on a school-record seven game winning streak, suffered its first NEWMAC loss of the season.
The women’s ice hockey team fell to New England College and the University of Southern Maine in its final two games of the semester, held on Friday and Saturday. MIT will return to the ice after the holiday break.
The MIT women’s hockey team lost a pair of games this weekend, including one against nationally-ranked No. 5 Manhattanville College on Saturday.
MIT fell to Suffolk University, 61-42, in the championship game of the MIT Women’s Basketball Tip Off Tournament on Saturday after opening its season with an overtime win against Framingham State College. The Engineers outlasted Framingham State, 71-59, in the first game of the Tip Off Tournament on Friday, to advance to the championships.
The MIT women’s tennis team kicked off its spring campaign with an 8-1 victory over Bates College on Saturday. With the win, the Engineers improved to 9-3 on the year while the Bobcats fell to 2-2.
The MIT men’s tennis team swept the doubles matches and won the top three singles matches en route to a 6-3 victory over Brandeis University on Saturday. With the win, the Engineers improved to 2-0 on the year while the Judges dropped their first contest of the season.
Sophomore defender Stephanie V. Brenman ’09 was named an ECAC East All-Conference Team Honorable Mention after tallying seven goals and seven assists to rank third in scoring on MIT’s women’s ice hockey team. She is the second player in the program’s history to receive this award as goaltender. Regina M. Sullivan ’05 was chosen in 2004-05. The Engineers recorded the best season in the program’s existence as they finished the year with an overall record of 5-14 and set new Institute standards in every offensive category.
The MIT women’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to six after defeating New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference foe Worcester Polytechnic Institute 30-7, 30-7, 30-13 and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 30-20, 30-15, 30-19 in a pair of matches on Tuesday night. In the conference nightcap, Rose Zhong ’08 tallied an Institute-record 13 aces, recording 10 in the opening game, and added a team-high 12 digs.
The MIT women’s volleyball team kicked off its 2007 campaign by winning its sixth straight Gordon College Invitational last Saturday. The Engineers opened the day by sweeping Lasell College (30-14, 30-11, 30-18), and then outlasted Endicott College (27-30, 30-27, 30-32, 30-24, 15-11) in a five-game thriller. MIT blanked Johnson and Wales University (30-17, 30-28, 30-21) in the title match to give head coach Paul Dill his 300th career victory. Amanda J. Morris ’08 was named the Tournament MVP, while Rose Zhong ’08 was selected to the All-Tournament Team.
The MIT women’s volleyball team earned an at-large bid to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III tournament, despite losing in the finals of the conference tournament Saturday. Tech, the host for this weekend’s NCAA New England Regionals, plays its first regional match on Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. in Rockwell Cage.
Top-seeded MIT outlasted No. 2 Wheaton College, 5-3, en route to its ninth consecutive New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Tennis Championship.
In a battle of undefeated women’s volleyball teams in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, MIT emerged with a 30-28, 30-25, 30-23 win over Wellesley College on Tuesday night. The victory lifted the Engineers’ ledger to 26-1 overall and 7-0 in conference play and also extended their winning streak to 22 consecutive matches.
MIT recorded a 30-28, 30-25, 30-14 win over host U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Tuesday night, recording its sixth consecutive sweep over a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference foe. The Engineers (21-1, 6-0 NEWMAC) dealt the Bears their first regular-season home conference loss in nearly four years, with their last defeat coming at the hands of MIT on Oct. 21, 2003.
The Wellesley College field hockey team earned a 1-0 win over MIT in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game on Tuesday afternoon, extending its winning streak to three. Emily Hewitt earned her seventh shutout of the season and the third in as many games for the Blue, which improved to 9-3 overall and 4-0 in conference play. With the loss, the Engineers’ ledger lowered to 4-9 on the year and 1-4 in NEWMAC competition.
In his fourth year at the helm of the MIT men’s volleyball program, Head Coach Paul Dill earned his 65th career win following a 30-27, 30-18, 30-25 victory over Baruch College on Friday to become the all-time winningest coach in the history of the program.
The MIT women’s volleyball team was crowned champion of the 2007 Tufts University Invitational this past Saturday. Both the Engineers and Wellesley College finished the two-day tournament with 4-0 records, but MIT was awarded the title because its 12-1 record in games played was stronger than Tufts’ 12-5 ledger. Katherine C. Rowe ’10 was named the Tournament MVP, while Amanda J. Morris ’08 was selected to the All-Tournament Team.
The nationally-ranked No. 11 MIT men’s volleyball team finished its incredible season in the quarter-final round of the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) Championship Tournament this past weekend. The Engineers (27-6), seeded No. 5, outlasted No. 12 Endicott College (28-30, 30-19, 30-18, 21-30, 15-9) in the opening round, but then fell to No. 4 seed and nationally-ranked No. 7 D’Youville College (30-22, 30-20, 30-27).
In a battle of undefeated conference foes, nationally-ranked No. 22 MIT men's tennis registered a 6-3 win over Wheaton College in the NEWMAC regular-season finale for both squads on Saturday. With the victory, the Engineers (11-5, 5-0 NEWMAC) collected their ninth consecutive regular season conference championship in the NEWMAC's nine-year history.
Tyler G. Sorba '07 registered six of MIT's first eight goals as it went on to post a 14-8 victory over Massachusetts Maritime Academy in a Pilgrim Lacrosse League game on Saturday afternoon. Sorba's game-high seven points raised the Engineers' ledger to 4-6 on the year and 2-4 in the conference.
MIT's 12 first-half goals were crucial in its 15-9 win over Wheaton College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's lacrosse game on Tuesday night. Laura C. Watson '08 and Casey M. Flynn '10 paced the Engineers (4-6, 2-3 NEWMAC) with four goals and an assist while Madeline Williams posted four goals for the Lyons (3-10, 2-3 NEWMAC).
The Babson College women's lacrosse team scored 13 second-half goals en route to a 21-10 win over visiting MIT in a NEWMAC contest on Tuesday night. The nationally-ranked No. 17 Beavers improved to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in the conference while the Engineers dropped to 2-6 on the year and 0-3 in the NEWMAC.
Senior designated hitter Mike Pritchard went 4-for-6 at the plate with a pair of home runs and five RBI to lead the Clark University baseball team to a 19-14 victory over MIT in a NEWMAC slugfest Tuesday afternoon, at Granger Field. Clark (9-12, 2-3 NEWMAC) snapped a two-game conference losing skid with the win, while MIT (6-7, 3-3) endured its third straight loss after a surprising 3-0 start in league play.
Lacrosse Loses Back-and-Forth Game Casey Flynn Scores Four Goals For MIT, but Pride Pulls Away For a 12-9 Win
Springfield College recorded a 12-9 victory over MIT in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's lacrosse game on Saturday afternoon.
In a pair of weekend matches, nationally-ranked No. 22 MIT fell to No. 16 Bowdoin College, 5-3, on Friday and then defeated NEWMAC foe Babson College, 9-0, on Saturday. The split moved the Engineers' record to 8-5 on the year and 2-0 in conference play.
The Tech baseball team shattered a single-game program record with 33 hits en route to a 295 victory over Middlebury College in the Greater Phoenix Invitational. Despite the loss of four key starters and a completely revamped lineup, it took only three games for MIT baseball to once again assert its position among the top teams in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).
The MIT women's lacrosse team beat Keene State College 9-6 on Tuesday for their first win of the season.
Eight consecutive goals to start the second half helped power Endicott College to a 19-10 victory over MIT in non-conference women’s lacrosse action last Thursday night.
In a hard-fought non-conference men's volleyball match, nationally-ranked No. 11 MIT emerged with a 22-30, 33-31, 30-27, 30-25 victory over Endicott College. With the win, the Engineers improved to 23-4 overall while the Gulls fell to 15-14.
The nationally-ranked No. 10 MIT men's volleyball team recorded its best outing at the Endicott College March Mania Invitational this past weekend as it finished in third place out of a field of 12 teams.
Volleyball Beats Lasell, Now 8-0 in NECVA Pamidimukkala Leads MIT With .471 Hitting Percentage, Tech Wins in Four Games
In a non-conference men's volleyball match last Tuesday night, nationally-ranked No. 10 MIT registered a 30-21, 30-16, 23-30, 30-21 victory over Lasell College.