Julia C. Zimmerman '09 became just the second women's gymnast in MIT history to win the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) All-Around title on Friday, March 24 when she earned first-place in the competition with a score of 38.175
The NCAA basketball championships involve more than Florida's quest for a repeat title or Ohio State's 19-year-old center, Greg Oden, who looks old enough to run for president.
The Red Sox lost their season opener to the Royals, 7-1, last night. Hopefully, the late-night glimmer over Fenway that returns on April 10 will mean no more losses to teams like Kansas City. Here are the events leading up to what should be a promising season.
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).
MIT men's volleyball lost the first game to Johnson & Wales University Wednesday night at Rockwell Cage, but calmly and methodically won the next three for a 26-30, 30-25, 30-22, 30-28 victory.
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.
MIT’s men’s swimming and diving contingent received All-America performances from Craig M. Edwards ’07 and Rastislav Racz ’10 on the final day of competition at the NCAA Championships on Saturday, as the Engineers powered to an 11th-place national finish.
With months of preparation and hundreds of hours of frosty training rides behind them, the MIT Cycling Team began its defense of the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference (ECCC) road championship with promising performances at the season-opening events at Rutgers and Philadelphia.
MIT Sport Taekwondo experienced twin marvels at the Feb. 25 New York University tournament — the team's narrowest victory in nearly two years and arguably this season's most exciting confrontation against perennial rivals Cornell and Tufts.
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.
Four members of MIT's men's ice hockey team were named to the NorthEast Collegiate Hockey Association (NECHA) East All-Star Team, which will compete against the West's squad on Saturday, March 17, at the Conway Arena in Nashua, N.H. Center John J. Bergin '06 and wingers Tim E. Studley '07 and Nick R. LaBounty '09, along with defenseman Nicholas J. Maietta '07, will represent the Engineers in the postseason exhibition.
The 22nd-ranked MIT men’s tennis team fell to unranked Colby College 7–2 in Sunday’s dual match. Thomas H. Dohlman ’07 earned a point for the Engineers at first singles, while the second doubles team of Peden P. Nichols ’09 and Mark D. Egan ’07 recorded the lone doubles win.
MIT men’s lacrosse could not overcome six consecutive first-half goals by UMass-Dartmouth, falling 9-6 in its season-opener on Saturday at Jack Barry Field.