For the second time in her three years at MIT, Doria M. Holbrook '08 was named the best diver in her conference.
The men's swimming and diving team grabbed second at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship meet on Sunday evening, behind last year's champion Coast Guard.
For the second time in three days, diver Doria M. Holbrook '08 broke Institute and conference records in the diving portion of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships, but it wasn't enough for MIT to hold off Springfield College, as the Pride overtook the Engineers on the final day of competition to claim its seventh straight title.
Nicholas R. LaBounty '09 scored the winning goal just 2:32 into the contest and Timothy E. Studley '07 helped pad the lead with two tallies of his own, as the Engineers blanked Western Connecticut State University 4-0 in Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association (NECHA) Conference A semi-final action on Saturday evening.
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.
Boris Rasin '09 won Saturday's all-around competition with a score of 45.800 to lead the men's gymnastics team to a season-high point total of 181.700, but MIT was still unable to overcome Springfield College. The Pride nipped Tech with a tally of 182.950. The University of Vermont's club team participated in the competition as well, finishing with 121.35 points.
In their first post-NCAA season competition of the year, the MIT women's and men's fencing teams fought their way to victory at the New England Fencing Championships, held Saturday at the Johnson Indoor Track. The women took second place, while the men earned third in a competition against 11 other schools.
Timothy E. Studley '07 knocked in a rebound goal 9:09 into overtime Wednesday night at Johnson Ice Rink, defeating Westfield State College 5-4 and advancing MIT men's ice hockey to the NorthEast Collegiate Hockey Association semifinals tomorrow in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Men’s basketball fought valiantly but faded down the stretch under unrelenting pressure from the Clark University Cougars, falling by a final score of 81-73.
The MIT women’s indoor track and field team scored one of their highest finishes ever at the New England Division III regional meet on Saturday, accumulating 59 points to finish fifth out of 21 scoring teams, behind Williams (151 points), Tufts (109), Amherst (93), and Bowdoin (72.5).
MIT women’s ice hockey finished their most successful season yet with a bittersweet loss against Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday night, 3-2 in overtime.
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.