MIT Athletics News

  • Abby Bertics Nabs Second NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week Selection
    September 18, 2017
    For the second time in three weeks MIT junior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) was selected as the NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week on Monday. In a 3-0 week for the nationally-ranked No. 20 Engineers, she tallied 55 kills, a .417 hitting percentage, and six blocks.
  • Sailing Earns Victory at Central Series II
    September 16, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 18) - The MIT coed sailing team clinched first place at the Central Series II and fifth place at the Hatch Brown Trophy, while the women’s team finished 11th at the Stu Nelson Trophy as the Engineers competed in their second weekend of regattas on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Water Polo Takes Down Division III No. 2 Whittier, Division III No. 5 Redlands To Close Run at UC Davis Invite
    September 16, 2017
    Davis, Calif. (September 17) - MIT, ranked No. 9 in the latest Collegiate Water Polo Association's (CWPA) Division III Top-10, registered two huge wins against Division III No. 2 Whittier, 10-9, in sudden death overtime and Division III No. 5 Redlands, 8-6, to close action at the UC Davis Invitational this weekend. The Engineers also faced off with No. 2 nationally-ranked Southern California and No. 5 nationally-ranked University of the Pacific, but MIT fell by scored of 25-5 and 22-5, respectively.
  • Rickeman Leads No. 22 Women's Tennis at the MIT Invitational
    September 17, 2017
    Freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) led the No. 22 ranked MIT women’s tennis team at the season-opening MIT Invitational as she claimed the singles championship by a 6-3, 6-1 margin over Amherst sophomore Camille Smukler. Smukler was the No. 2 seeded singles player in the event and is ranked No. 15 nationally in Division III.
  • Men's Soccer Powers Past Wheaton, 4-1, In NEWMAC Opener
    September 16, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 16) - MIT scored twice in each half of the game to pick up a 4-1 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory over Wheaton College in both teams league openers on Saturday evening at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Engineers Fall to No. 6 Babson, 2-0, in NEWMAC Field Hockey Opener
    September 16, 2017
    A pair of second-half goals propelled nationally-ranked No. 6 Babson College to a 2-0 victory over MIT in the NEWMAC field hockey opener for both squads on Saturday morning.
  • No. 20 Engineers Sweep Smith and Simmons
    September 16, 2017
    The nationally-ranked No. 20 MIT women’s volleyball team improved to 2-0 in the NEWMAC following a 25-10, 25-22, 25-18 victory over conference foe Smith College and saw its overall record raise to 11-0 on the year after defeating Simmons College (25-11, 25-15, 25-17) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Big Plays Lead Football Past Endicott in 31-26 Final
    September 16, 2017
    At a packed Steinbrenner Stadium on Alumni Day, the MIT football team used four long scoring plays to build to an early lead, en route to a 31-26 home win over Endicott College on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers scored on plays of 77, 65, 71 and 58 yards to help spark the offense.
  • Water Polo Edged By No. 15 Cal Baptist, 15-9, In Davis Invite Opener
    September 15, 2017
    Davis, Calif. (September 15) - In the MIT's first game at the UC Davis Invitational, the Engineers were clipped by the No. 15 nationally-ranked Cal Baptist Lancers, 15-9, on Friday evening in California. Coming into today's game MIT was ranked No. 9 in the latest Division III CWPA poll.
  • Nielan’s Game Winner Sends No. 20 MIT Over Wheaton, 1-0, In Rain Soaked NEWMAC Battle
    September 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 15) - MIT freshman Maya Nielan (Danville, Calif.) found the back of the net off an excellent corner kick by sophomore Emily Berzolla (Riverside, Conn.) in the 81st minute as the nationally-ranked Engineers claimed a 1-0 win over Wheaton College in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both teams.
  • Registration Discount Now Available for MIT Faculty/Staff for 2017 MIT Golf Outing!
    September 12, 2017
    We hope you can join us for the 2017 MIT Golf Outing, which is coming up on October 3, 2017 at the Pound Ridge Golf Club in Pound Ridge, N.Y. It’s a great day of golf on a great golf course, a chance to catch up with alumni, current MIT students and colleagues and an opportunity to support DAPER and your MIT Engineers!
  • MIT-Lasell Field Hockey Game Suspended Due to Lightning
    September 14, 2017
    A non-conference field hockey game between MIT and Lasell College on Thursday, Sept. 14 was suspended due to lightning. Prior to the game being halted with 3:26 remaining in the first half, the Engineers held a 2-0 lead over the Lasers.
  • Sailing Sees Four Named To 2016-17 ICSA All-Academic Team
    September 14, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 14) – Four sailors from the MIT sailing team were honored for their excellence in competition and in the classroom by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) when the organization released its 2016-17 All-Academic Team selections. A total of 223 members from 50 institutions were honored this year.
  • Men’s Soccer Fights To 1-1 Double OT Draw With Roger Williams
    September 13, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 13) - After the MIT men’s soccer team led the game 1-0 for 86 minutes, Roger Williams senior Sean Janson netted the equalizer with 1:40 to play in regulation to send the non-conference contest into overtime. Neither team could find the back of the net in extra time as both teams left Cambridge today with a 1-1 draw.
  • Penn Nets Game-Winner in MIT’s 4-3 Overtime Victory at Endicott
    September 12, 2017
    Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) found the back of the net 4:47 into overtime to give MIT a 4-3 win over Endicott College in a non-conference field hockey game on Tuesday night. The win was the second straight overtime victory for the Engineers this season as they improved to 5-0 on the year.
  • No. 20 MIT Defeats Springfield, 3-1, in NEWMAC Volleyball Opener
    September 12, 2017
    In the NEWMAC women’s volleyball opener for both squads, nationally-ranked No. 20 MIT defeated Springfield College, 25-16, 25-19, 23-25, 25-14, on Tuesday night. Junior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) tallied a match-high 25 kills to go along with three blocks for the Engineers.
  • No. 20 Women’s Soccer Doubles Up Roger Williams, 2-0
    September 12, 2017
    Bristol, R.I. (September 12) - The MIT women's soccer team, ranked No. 20 in the first United Soccer Coaches Division III national poll and third in the first United Soccer Coaches New England Regional rankings, improved to 6-0 this fall with a 2-0 win over Roger Williams in non-conference action on Tuesday night in Rhode Island.
  • Amanda Garofalo Voted NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week
    September 11, 2017
    MIT freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) was selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In a 2-0 week for the Engineers, she tallied two goals and three assists for seven points.
  • Andie Maloney Named NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week
    September 11, 2017
    Freshman Andie Maloney (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) was tabbed as the NEWMAC Women’s Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week, marking the second straight week MIT has received the award. In a 4-0 week for the Engineers that saw them win the MIT Invitational, she tallied 110 assists, 34 digs, and five blocks.
  • Sailing Opens 2017 Fall Season at Six Regattas
    September 09, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 11) - The MIT sailing team opened its fall season with six regattas on the schedule. The Engineers finished second at the Lark Invitational, third at the FJ Invitational, fourth at both the Toni Deutsch Trophy and the Harry Anderson Trophy, sixth at the Philip Harman Cup and 13th at the Penobscot Bay Open.
  • Garofalo’s OT Marker Puts MIT Past No. 17 University of New England
    September 09, 2017
    Freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) netted the deciding tally 4:22 into overtime to lift MIT over nationally-ranked No. 17 University of New England, 3-2, in a non-conference field hockey contest Saturday afternoon at the Big Blue Turf.
  • Women’s Volleyball Captures MIT Invitational Title
    September 09, 2017
    The MIT women’s volleyball team captured its fourth MIT Invitational title in six years after sweeping Endicott College and outlasting nationally-ranked No. 15 University of La Verne in five sets on Saturday. For the second year in a row senior Lisette Tellez (Miami, Fla.) was named the Tournament MVP while classmate Alli Davanzo (Saint Johns, Fla.) earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team.
  • Women’s Soccer Blanks Thomas; Runs Win Streak To Five
    September 09, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 9) - The MIT women’s soccer team ran its win streak to five this afternoon as the Engineers blanked Thomas College, 7-0, in non-conference action at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Water Polo Runs Win Streak to Three Straight With Sweep of Conn. College
    September 09, 2017
    The MIT water polo team, ranked No. 7 in the latest CWPA Division III National Poll, ran its winning streak to three games following a sweep of Connecticut College on Saturday in the team’s home opener doubleheader.
  • Men’s Soccer Defeats Framingham State, 4-1, In 2017 Home Debut
    September 09, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 9) - In their 2017 home opener, the MIT men’s soccer team defeated Framingham State University by a 4-1 score on Saturday afternoon in Cambridge. Three of the four MIT goals were scored by freshmen who each notched their first collegiate goals, while the other one came from senior captain Ryan Stuntz (Wellesley, Mass.) who also tallied an assist in today’s win.
  • Football Drops 15-7 Final to Curry in Home Opener
    September 08, 2017
    In the 2017 home opener, the MIT football team dropped a 15-7 final to visiting Curry College in the 26th all-time meeting between the two teams. The Colonels now hold a 19-7 advantage in the series with the Engineers.
  • Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Roger Williams on Opening Day of MIT Invitational
    September 08, 2017
    The MIT women’s volleyball team opened the first day of the MIT Invitational by sweeping Roger Williams University, 25-21, 25-18, 25-16, on Friday.
  • MIT Swimming and Diving Releases 2017-18 Schedule
    September 07, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 8) – The MIT men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs have releases their schedules for the 2017-18 season which will feature five home dual meets, the annual three-day Winter Invitational and four-day New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship. The Engineers will be under the guidance of third-year Mary Frances Wagley ’47 Head Coach Dani Korman.
  • Women’s Soccer Takes Road Match at Emmanuel, 6-1
    September 07, 2017
    Boston, Mass. (September 7) - The MIT women’s soccer team remained undefeated this fall and moved to 4-0 with a 6-1 non-conference win over the Saints of Emmanuel College on Thursday evening in Boston. MIT used four first half goals, including two from junior Allie Hrabchak (Princeton, N.J.) to secure the victory.
  • Penn and Garofalo Power MIT Field Hockey to a 9-0 Win Over Gordon
    September 07, 2017
    The MIT field hockey team rattled off seven goals during the second half en route to a 9-0 victory over Gordon College on Thursday night. Senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) posted four goals and an assist while freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) generated one goal and three assists.
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