This past Saturday, the men’s track and field team completed their first undefeated indoor season in four years. The Engineers, despite having only 5 seniors, excelled this season because of multi-event athletes, depth in distance and field events, and a strong freshman class.
Julia C. Zimmerman '09 broke the eight-year-old Institute record for all-around competition by amassing an astonishing 38.175 in a quad-meet at Southern Connecticut State University on Sunday afternoon. She also notched a school-record 9.600 on the vault by performing the first front-handspring-front-layout in the history of Div. III women's gymnastics.
MIT (13-11) shrugged off a sluggish first half by scoring 51 in the second as the Engineers rallied to defeat Lasell College (13-10) 76-68 in Rockwell Cage on Tuesday night. James M. Bartolotta '09 had a great night even by his standards, scoring a game-high 27 points and recording a career-high 21 boards.
In a stunning finish to its most prolific season in over a decade, the MIT varsity wrestling team won its last two regular season matches in last Friday's tri-meet. The Cardinal Gray rallied from a 17-5 deficit to upend U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 25-20, followed by a dominant victory over host Western New England College, 45-3. The Engineers (5-16) capped the campaign with five wins for the first time in 11 years.
Women’s basketball fell 57-45 to Mount Holyoke College Saturday afternoon at Rockwell Cage despite a game-high 20 points from point guard Kimberly E. SooHoo ’08.
Men’s volleyball rebounded from a second game loss to defeat Rivier 3-1 after the Raiders lost their starting setter to a broken leg during the match.
Brown University sophomore Jennifer Sobuta edged out Julia C. Zimmerman ’09 for the all-around crown and the Bears defeated the Engineers, 180.925-175.800, in women’s gymnastics on Saturday afternoon in the duPont Gymnasium.
Timothy E. Studley ’07 scored four goals and John J. Bergin G added three assists to help MIT ease past host Springfield College 9-0 on Friday night.
The MIT men’s swimming and diving team honored the careers of its graduating seniors this weekend by putting on an impressive display in the MIT Invitational, held over the course of two days in the Zesiger Pool.
Women’s swimming hosted the MIT Invitational meet this weekend, an unscored tuneup for postseason 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.