Seniors lead softball to unprecedented heights
The team's rapid turnaround shows what a mark the Class of 2018 has made on the program.
Engineers begin spring sports on a solid note
Men’s Baseball (1–3) started off with a win against Trinity University behind a strong outing by Zachary Kopstein ’20, but dropped their next two matchups against them and lost to No. 1 UMass Boston.
Engineers collect championships and individual awards across the board
MIT Women’s Basketball wins their first NEWMAC championship.
Playoffs, new seasons, and honors in sight for Engineers
The Engineers compete in swimming and diving, basketball, fencing, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Engineers refuse to let February keep them quiet
Men’s Squash (15–5, No. 22) manhandled No. 2 Tufts at home by an 8-1 margin in the singles competitions.
AJ Edelman ’14 to represent Israel at the 2018 Winter Olympics
MIT alum, Adam "AJ" Edelman ’14, will represent Israel at the 2018 Winter Olympics in skeleton.
Engineers end January on sturdy note
MIT fencing, MIT track and field, and men's basketball came out on top in competitions this past week.
Engineers display grit and renew winning ways
Great week for MIT Men's and Women's Track and Field teams and Basketball teams. MIT Football loses head coach Chad Martinovich to the University of Rochester.
Engineers score victories across the board
Women's Track and Field (No. 2) won 12 events, defeating Bates and Colby Sat. Jan 13 in a tri-meet at Bates College. The Engineers earned 106 points, Bates 53.5, and Colby 28.5. Marissa McPhillips ’20 won the mile with a time of 5:07.41, which was converted to 5:04.40 and is ranked fifth in the country. Jacqueline Ahrens ’21 cleared 11 feet, 11.75 inches pole vaulting, putting her at the No. 2 mark in the country.
Good week for MIT basketball
Men’s basketball (8-1) defeated Rhode Island College 76 to 63 Thursday, Dec. 7. Cameron Korb ’19 scored a career-high 32 points and was 8-for-13 for three-point shots. This victory was the Engineer’s fifth in a winning streak.
Taekwondo team kicks their way to second place at Brown
The MIT Sport Taekwondo Team ended a fantastic season on a high note at Brown University, bringing home a second place trophy in Division I of the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference on Sunday, November 19.
MIT athletes finishing semester by smashing records and placing top in nation
Men's and women's indoor track and field sent five students to compete in the Boston University Season Opener Dec. 2. Marissa McPhillips ’20 finished the 3,000 meter with a number two time in the country with a time of 9:51.25. Katie Bacher ’20 finished with a time of 10:09.18 making her the fifth fastest in the country in the 3K. Josh Rosenkranz ’19 and David Walter ’18 both competed in the 5,000 meter and finished with times putting them in the top 10 nationally.
Hesslink ’17 turns dreams into reality at the MLB draft
The winningest pitcher in Engineers history grew up a Mariners fan and will now pitch in the organization.
MIT sports continue impressive start to fall season
Men’s football (2-1) defeated Endicott College 31-26 this past Saturday.
Samarth Mohan – a rising star in MIT Cricket Club
Samarth Mohan ’16, recalls playing ‘gully cricket’ – a popular form of ad hoc cricket played in streets – growing up in India. In the narrow streets of New Delhi, Samarth managed to learn the basics of cricket as a sport but was never a part of an organized club team. He could have hardly imagined then that one day, he would go on to score a century for the MIT Cricket Club.
Fall sports start season on a good note
Football, soccer, volleyball, and field hockey prevail.
Austin Filiere ’18, now a Cub, makes history at the MLB draft
We got a chance to catch up with Filiere after his historic night getting drafted in the eighth round (highest among the three drafted ballplayers from MIT) and asked him about his experiences so far and what he is looking forward to.
IM Executive Board introduces Beaver Cup
The Beaver Cup is a points system through which FSILGs, graduate departments, and clubs can score points for participating and winning in different leagues.
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.
Engineers perform well as season nears its end
Men’s Baseball (20-11-1) won three out of four games last week. They advanced to the NEWMAC Championship series that will be held this weekend.