MIT Athletics News

  • Three Engineers Earn All-American Accolades on Final Day of NCAA's
    May 27, 2017
    The Lead: On the final day of the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship, the No. 8 ranked MIT women’s track and field team had three student-athletes earn All-American honors as the Engineers placed in a tie for 20th overall with a total of 12 points. Overall for the championship, MIT picked up five All-American performances to cap off the season.
  • Deyo Earns 5K All-American Honors on Final Day of NCAA's
    May 27, 2017
    The Lead: Graduate student Matthew Deyo (Syracuse, N.Y.) made a late push to finish seventh in the 5,000 meters on the final day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship to cap off the three-day event for the Engineers. MIT finished in a tie for 72nd place in the team standings as the team posted two points.
  • Filiere Named to ABCA/Rawlings Division III All-America Second Team
    May 26, 2017
    Appleton, Wis. (May 26) -- MIT junior shortstop Austin Filiere (Chandler, Ariz.) has been named as a 2017 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III Second Team All-America selection, as announced at the opening ceremonies of the NCAA Division III College World Series.
  • 'David Hesslink: Taking his passion to the major leagues'
    May 26, 2017
    Winningest pitcher in MIT history and baseball analytics ace will join Seattle Mariners’ operations office after graduation.
  • Men's, Women's Track and Field/XC Place 10 Student-Athletes on Academic All-District Teams
    May 26, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (May 26) -- The MIT men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams have placed 10 student-athletes on the CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams as five men and five women earned the honor this week. These individuals will now advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first, second and third-team All-America honorees will be selected next month.
  • Barr Closes Season As All-American At NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles Championship
    May 25, 2017
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 25) - MIT men’s tennis sophomore Tyler Barr (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) became the program’s 26th All-American with his three-set win in the opening round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Singles Championship Tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Today marked Barr's first career appearance in the individual national tournament and is the first Engineer to reach the singles tournament since the 2012-13 season.
  • Slutsky, Stromhaug Earn NCAA Outdoor All-American Honors
    May 25, 2017
    On day one of the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship, the No. 8 ranked MIT women’s track and field team picked up a pair of All-American honors as the Engineers are tied for 12th overall in the three-day event with a total of four points.
  • Engineers Compete at Day One of the NCAA Outdoor Championship
    May 25, 2017
    The Lead: On a rainy day one of the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship, MIT sophomore Aidan Gilson (Florence, Mass.) advanced to the finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase as he finished eighth overall and fourth in his heat in Thursday’s preliminaries.
  • Gong, Gilson Earn 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Elite 90 Awards
    May 25, 2017
    Geneva, Ohio (May 25) -- MIT senior Maryann Gong (Livermore, Calif.) and sophomore Aidan Gilson (Florence, Mass.) have earned the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Elite 90 awards at the NCAA Championship in Geneva, Ohio.
  • Filiere, Johnston Earn New England All-Region Accolades
    May 23, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (May 23) -- MIT junior shortstop Austin Filiere (Chandler, Ariz.) and freshman outfielder Matt Johnston (Portola Valley, Calif.) have both been honored as All-Region selections by ABCA/Rawlings and D3Baseball.com.
  • MIT Athletics Reflects On Outstanding 2016-17 Year At 31st Annual Student-Athlete Excellence Banquet
    May 23, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 23) – On Friday, May 19, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER) capped another outstanding year as it announced its end of the year award winners at the 31st Annual Student-Athlete Excellence Banquet. Gianna Parella (Youngstown, Ohio) and Larkin Sayre (Cambridge, England) of the women’s openweight crew team served as the emcees, while Devin Williams (La Jolla, Calif.) of the women’s lacrosse team was the student guest speaker.
  • MIT Sending 15 Student-Athletes to NCAA Outdoor Nationals
    May 23, 2017
    Indianapolis, Ind. (May 23) -- The NCAA has announced the final qualifiers for the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship as 10 MIT women and five MIT men will take part in the three-day event. The meet will take place at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
  • Sayre Named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team
    May 19, 2017
    MIT women’s openweight rowing senior Larkin Sayre (Cambridge, England) has been named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team for her athletic and academic performance in 2016-17 for the Engineers.
  • No. 8 Women's Track and Field Competes at Last Chance Qualifier on Thursday Night
    May 18, 2017
    At the Last Chance Meet on a hot Thursday night at the Sherie and Don Morrison Track, the No. 8 ranked MIT women’s track and field team earned three individual victories in the team’s final meet before the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
  • Men's Track and Field Hosts Last Chance Qualifier
    May 18, 2017
    At the MIT Last Chance Meet on Thursday night at the Sherie and Don Morrison Track, the Engineers had three individual victories in the meet that took place in 95-degree temperatures in Cambridge.
  • Stolzenberg and Traub Receive NEILA Academic All-New England Honors
    May 18, 2017
    For the second year in a row the MIT men’s lacrosse team received multiple selections to the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Academic All-New England Team. Seniors Harris Stolzenberg (Weston, Fla.) and Michael Traub (Aliso Viejo, Calif.) represented the Engineers on the list. In order to be eligible for this award nominees must have senior standing, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, and be a significant enough player that he was nominated for at least All-Conference selection.
  • Larkin Sayre, Savannah Inglin Earn All-Patriot League Honors
    May 17, 2017
    MIT women’s openweight rowers Larkin Sayre (Cambridge, England) and Savannah Inglin (Olympia, Wash.) have both earned All-Patriot League honors for their performances last weekend. The All-League teams are based on the teams’ finishes in the Varsity Eight from the Patriot League Rowing Championships, which was held on Friday, May 12 at Cooper River in Camden, N.J.
  • MIT Athletics To Stream Student-Athlete Excellence Banquet On Friday
    May 16, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 16) – For the first time ever, MIT Athletics will be streaming its 31st annual Student-Athlete Excellence Banquet which will take place in Rockwell Cage beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday evening. The night will showcase the success of MIT’s student-athletes and the success that the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) has had over the past nine months. The link for the broadcast can be found here: portal.stretchinternet.com/mit/
  • Joseph and Nasser Named To NFCA All-Region Teams
    May 16, 2017
    Louisville, Ky. (May 16) – MIT softball junior outfielder Jasmin Joseph (Woodland Hills, Calif.) and sophomore pitcher Ravenne Nasser (Methuen, Mass.) have been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-New England teams, as announced by the organization on Monday evening. Joseph, who was placed on the Second Team a year ago, earned her second career honor this spring with a spot on the First Team, while Nasser was placed on the Second Team for the first time in her career
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Competes at EARC Sprints
    May 16, 2017
    Battling cold, windy, and rainy conditions at the EARC Sprints on Sunday, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team placed fourth in the Petite Finals of both the Varsity 8 and 2V8. Despite the rough weather, the Engineers had their best row of the year.
  • Men’s Heavyweight Crew Races at EARC Sprints
    May 15, 2017
    Battling cold, windy, and rainy conditions at the EARC Sprints on Sunday, the MIT men’s heavyweight crew team placed fifth in the Varsity 8 Third Level Final while the 2V8 was sixth in its Third Level Final.
  • No. 7 Women's Track and Field Finishes Seventh at NEICAAA's
    May 13, 2017
    At the 2017 NEICAAA Outdoor Championship, the No. 7 ranked MIT women’s track and field team placed seventh overall out of 40 schools with 52 points over the two-day event. The Engineers finished as the top Division III program in New England, were three points out of fourth place overall and finished just one point behind Division I UMass and Dartmouth College. In addition, MIT defeated No. 3 Williams College for the second straight week by an 11.5-point margin.
  • Men's Track and Field Finishes 11th at NEICAAA Championship
    May 13, 2017
    At the 2017 NEICAAA Outdoor Championship, the MIT men’s track and field team placed 11th out of 37 schools and was the third Division III team over the two-day event at Williams College.
  • No. 22 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 7 Wesleyan in NCAA Second Round
    May 13, 2017
    In the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament, the No. 22 ranked MIT women’s tennis team dropped a 5-0 final to No. 7 ranked Wesleyan College in a match played at Bowdoin College. The Engineers end the season at 13-9 overall, while Wesleyan will now face top-seeded Bowdoin in Sunday’s regional final.
  • Varsity 8, Varsity 4 Lead Engineers at Dad Vail Regatta
    May 13, 2017
    At the Dad Vail Regatta, the MIT women’s lightweight crew team earned spots on the medal stand in both the varsity 8 and lightweight varsity 4 competition as the Engineers performed well in rainy conditions on Saturday.
  • Men's Tennis Falls To No. 7 Bowdoin, 5-0, In Regional Final
    May 13, 2017
    BRUNSWICK, Maine (May 13) - On Saturday afternoon at the Pickard Tennis Courts in Brunswick, Maine the No. 20 ranked MIT men's tennis team fell to No. 7 and defending national champion Bowdoin College, 5-0, in the NCAA Tournament's Regional Championship match. The loss brings MIT's season to a close with a record of 18-5, while Bowdoin advances to the National Quarterfinals in Chattanooga, Tennessee next week. Despite the score being 5-0, the Engineers made a rally during singles and had the match been played to completion it would have been a lot closer than the final score was.
  • Varsity Eight Places Third, Metcalf Honored as Coach of the Year at Patriot League Championship
    May 12, 2017
    At the 2017 Patriot League Championship on Friday on the Cooper River as the Engineers totaled 33 points to place just three points out of third. On the day, all three MIT boats advanced to the grand final. In addition to the team finish, MIT head coach Holly Metcalf was voted as the Patriot League Coach of the Year.
  • No. 22 Women's Tennis Advances to NCAA Second Round
    May 12, 2017
    In the first round of the NCAA Regional on Friday afternoon at Bowdoin College, the No. 22 ranked MIT women’s tennis team defeated Gwynedd Mercy by a 5-0 final to advance to the tournament’s second round.
  • No. 20 Men's Tennis Tops No. 40 Stevens, 5-1, In Second Round Of NCAA Tournament
    May 12, 2017
    FALMOUTH, Maine (May 12) - The No. 20 ranked MIT men's tennis team earned a 5-1 win over No. 40 Stevens Institute of Technology on Friday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Due to wet courts this morning, the match was moved inside to Foreside Fitness Tennis Center in Falmouth. With the win, the Engineers registered their 18th win of the year, which tied the most that they have had since the 2012-13 season when they went 18-3.
  • Emily Young Named to IWLCA All-Region Team
    May 12, 2017
    Junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) represented MIT on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region Team for the second year in a row as announced by the organization on Friday. With her placement on the Berkshire Region second team, she became the third player in program history to be a repeat honoree as Deanna Lentz ’06 and Casey Flynn ’10 also accomplished this feat.
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