Ryan Wilson Shatters NCAA Division III Records in the Indoor 1-Mile and 800 Meter Distances
Ryan Wilson ’22 obliterated the NCAA Division III Records in the Indoor 1-Mile and the 800 meter events at the meets held at Boston University. On Feb. 10, Wilson ran a 3:55.29 at the David Hemery Valentine Invite, well below the vaunted four-minute barrier and more than a full second ahead of the previous record. Two weeks later, at the Last Chance Indoor National Qualifier, Wilson ran a 1:46.61, topping a record set exactly 11 years prior by Ben Scheetz of Amherst College.
MIT Wrestling finishes a historic season with one national champion and two additional All-American wrestlers
Pannell’s only loss of the tournament was to Lauren Stone, the champion and “outstanding wrestler” of the entire women’s division.
Women’s Wrestling team started at MIT
MIT is starting a Women’s Wrestling team, with the goal of catering to both experienced wrestlers and beginners willing to learn the sport.
MIT alumna Christina Birch qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2021
Her feat is especially interesting as she was able to utilize the skills and experiences she gained at MIT to help her with her cycling success.
Men’s Volleyball coach highlights a season cut short
“Regardless of the score, the team had a consistent focus and a team vibe that was very unique.”
Sailing seniors appreciate their time on and off the water
“We made a really good effort of spending time together outside of practice at MIT and even now, from all our corners of the world.”
Women’s tennis coach honors her team’s efforts
“Although our season was cut short and we only got to play 5 team matches, I felt that we had already come a long way in being invested in each other and in competing hard for each other.”
Men’s Tennis reflects on its shortened season
“Every time you step on that court, put your heart and soul into the game because you never know when it will end.”
Women’s lacrosse coach describes her team’s shortened season
Coach Anne Versprille: “This team defined the name of MIT Women's Lacrosse and set high standards and expectations for the future.”
MIT Men’s Lacrosse seniors discuss their final season
“All the players and especially the seniors had a vision of hoisting that trophy. Given the circumstances, our returners know that now this next season will count for two,” Coach Tyler O’Keefe.
MIT Baseball reflects on its shortened season
“Our 6 graduating seniors have left their mark on our program, be it through their play on the field or their outstanding work ethic and leadership,” said Coach Andy Barlow.
MIT Softball team highlight
To the rest of their team and for the future players of MIT Softball, the seniors have one message, “love the game every day, Tech <3.”
Losing a last chance: diaries from MIT’s track and field national qualifiers
Trautner: I woke up this morning, and I wished I hadn't. For a few blissful seconds, I didn't remember what had happened. As my eyes focused on the walls of my room, the events of yesterday came rolling over me.
DAPER cancels varsity athletics after March 15
The Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation announced March 11 that the 2020 spring sports season will be canceled effective March 15 in response to the Institute’s decision to move to online instruction.
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.
MIT Sailing finishes third at Wood Trophy
MIT sailing hosted a team race invite over the past weekend in which the team grabbed 3 positions within the top 12.
MIT Women’s Basketball places second in NEWMAC Championship
After defeating Babson College in a well-contested semifinal game, MIT Women’s Basketball faced an unfortunate loss to Smith College in the final, preventing them from winning the NEWMAC Championship for the third consecutive year.
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field rank highly in D3 Indoor Championships
Women’s Basketball (15-12) competed in the NEWMAC Tournament, earning a 67-53 win against Wellesley College in the first round and a 78-72 win against Babson College in the semifinal before falling to Smith College in a 70-56 championship game Sunday.
Basketball teams approach postseason with four wins
Women’s Tennis brought their record to 2-0 after a 9-0 shutout against Vassar College on Saturday.
MIT Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive both win NEWMAC
MIT swimmers displayed excellent performances as Bouke Edskes ’20 took the NEWMAC Men's Swimmer of the Year award for the third straight year while Blake Zhou ’20 was named NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Year.