MIT outscored Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 7-1, in the first quarter and maintained a comfortable cushion as it went on to record a 16-10 NEWMAC men’s lacrosse victory on Saturday night. Junior Graham Davis (Crofton, Md.) amassed four goals, five assists, and four groundballs for the Engineers.
In a regatta on Lake Quinsigamond vs. Holy Cross and the University of Rhode Island, the MIT openweight women’s rowing team placed second overall in each of the four races over the 2,000-course with a slight tailwind and light chop.
For the third year in a row the MIT men’s heavyweight Varsity 8 defeated Bates College on Saturday morning. In the 2V8 competition the Engineers came in second, sandwiched between the Bobcats’ 2V8 and 3V8 entries.
WELLESLEY, Mass. (April 22) - The MIT softball team, ranked No. 4 in the initial NCAA Division III Northeast Regional rankings, used a seventh inning rally to defeat Wellesley College, 6-3, in game one but fell 4-2 in the nightcap to earn a two-game split with the Blue in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.
A strong first half would be just enough as MIT held on to defeat Emerson College, 13-12, in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Saturday afternoon. Meredith Weber tallied a game-high five goals to go along with two draw controls and two caused turnovers for the Lions while junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with four goals, seven draw controls, and two caused turnovers.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 21) - The MIT men’s tennis team bounced back from a loss against Brandeis University earlier this week to defeat RPI, 7-2, on Friday afternoon inside the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble in Cambridge.
On Friday afternoon at the Nelson Recreation Center, the No. 22 MIT women’s tennis team fell by a 9-0 final to No. 3 Middlebury in non-conference action. Middlebury marks the ninth straight nationally-ranked opponent for the Engineers, including six in the top 10. In addition, the Engineers are currently the No. 9 ranked team in the region, while the Panthers hold down the top spot regionally.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 20) - In a small Midweek Firefly regatta of three teams, senior Paige Omura (Honolulu, Hawaii) and junior James Peraire-Bueno (Bedford, Mass.) finished in second place with 13 points.
MIT generated 12 unanswered goals in the first quarter en route to a 19-4 win over Emerson College in a NEWMAC men’s lacrosse game on Wednesday night. Senior Harris Stolzenberg (Weston, Fla.) led all players with six points on four goals and two assists, all coming during the opening frame. Jared Brush paced the Lions with two goals.
Two goals during the last 2:26 of regulation helped Wheaton College hold on for an 11-8 victory over MIT in NEWMAC women’s lacrosse action on Wednesday night. Senior Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) paced the Engineers with three goals and one assist, helping her eclipse the Institute record of 236 career points set by Kira Schott ’16. Molly Covarrubias powered the Lyons with four goals.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 19) - The MIT softball team dropped both ends of a non-conference doubleheader to Tufts University on Wednesday afternoon at Briggs Field. The Jumbos claimed game one by an 8-0 score and then went on to win the nightcap by a 7-3 final.
Cambridge, Mass. (April 19) -- MIT men’s and women’s volleyball head coach Paul Dill has stepped down as the MIT men’s volleyball head coach, but will remain in his position as the women’s head coach. Assistant coach Mike Coniglione, who has been at MIT for the last two seasons with both the men’s and women’s programs, has been promoted to become the eighth head coach in the history of the MIT men’s volleyball program.
Boston, Mass. (April 18) -- MIT junior thrower Ariela Slutsky (Weston, Fla.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Athlete of the Week, while the 4x100 relay team has earned weekly relay accolades for the second straight week.
Boston, Mass. (April 18) -- The MIT men’s 4x100 meter relay team of senior Danny Newman (St. Charles, Ill.), sophomore Michael Amoako (Teaneck, N.J.), freshman Kenneth Acquah (Tenafly, N.J.) and junior Tre Albritten (Plano, Texas) has been honored as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Relay Team of the Week for their performance in a dual meet with No. 22 Williams College.
Boston, Mass. (April 18) -- MIT All-American shortstop Austin Filiere (Chandler, Ariz.) was named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week for his performance last week for the Engineers. This marks the first Player of the Week honor for Filiere in 2017.
BOSTON, Mass. (April 18) – For the first time in his collegiate career, MIT men’s tennis freshman Victor Cheng (Santa Monica, Calif.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Singles Player of the Week.
Boston, Mass. (April 18) – For the second time this season the NEWMAC selected MIT junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) as the Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. In a 2-0 week for the Engineers, she totaled 12 goals for 12 points, 10 draw controls, and four groundballs.
BOSTON, Mass. (April 18) – MIT softball sophomore Ravenne Nasser (Methuen, Mass.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Pitcher of the Week after aiding the Engineers to a 7-1 week and their 20th win of the spring.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 17) - The No. 25 nationally-ranked MIT softball team earned a two-game sweep of Simmons College in non-conference action on Monday afternoon at Briggs Field. The Engineers defeated the Sharks 11-1 in game one and followed it with an 8-0 victory in the nightcap. Additionally, senior Natalie Shifflet (Poway, Calif.) registered the 100th hit of her career and junior Jasmin Joseph (Woodland Hills, Calif.) broke the career triples record and tied the mark for most triples in a single season.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 17) - After qualifying for team race nationals a week ago, the MIT sailing team had another excellent weekend on the water. The Engineers were the runners-up at the Thompson Trophy behind No. 1 Yale University and also went on to place sixth at the President's Trophy and seventh at the Oberg Trophy.
At the Dick Farley Invitational on Saturday, the No. 6 ranked MIT men’s track and field team dropped a 100-94 final to No. 22 ranked Williams College in a dual meet in Williamstown. The Engineers earned 10 individual wins and picked up one relay victory.
At the Dick Farley Invitational, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s track and field team dropped a 102.5-98.5 final to No. 3 ranked Williams College in a dual meet on Saturday afternoon in Williamstown, Mass. The Engineers picked up nine individual event victories and two relay wins in the nationally-ranked matchup with the Ephs.
At the Muri Cup and Beanpot on Saturday morning, the MIT lightweight women’s crew team placed third overall in the varsity 8 race and fourth in the second varsity eight race on the Charles River. Following the regatta, the awards were presented at the Weld Dock and was hosted by Radcliffe.
On Saturday, the No. 22 ranked MIT women’s tennis took on No. 1 Emory University and No. 40 Vassar College in a pair of matches at the duPont Tennis Courts. The Engineers dropped an 8-1 final to Emory, followed by a 7-2 win over Vassar.
The nationally ranked No. 22 MIT men’s tennis team registered a 9-0 victory at NEWMAC foe the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday. This was the fourth time this season and second time during conference play that the Engineers swept all of the matches.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 15) - The MIT softball team, ranked No. 25 in the latest National Collegiate Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III National Poll, split a two-game set with Wheaton College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Briggs Field. The Lyons claimed the first game, 4-3, in eight innings before the Engineers stormed back to take the nightcap by a 3-2 final. Prior to the game, the Engineers honored seniors Monica Shifflet (Poway, Calif.), Ali Trueworthy (Rochester, N.H.), Helen Rosenthal (Bethesda, Md.) and Natalie Shifflet (Poway, Calif.) for the dedication to the MIT softball program over the past four years.