MIT Finishes 11th in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup RankingsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second year in a row MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Engineers’ Institute-best finish once again registered as the highest performance by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Dama and Hyatt Garner Academic All-District NodsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT baseball players Aric Dama and Dan Hyatt were each named to the first team of COSIDA’s Academic All-America program. The achievement highlights players who have performed both on the field and in the classroom and this year marks the third consecutive year that MIT has had players tabbed for the honor. The first team status also meant a chance at being named to the Academic All-America team, though neither Engineer was named when that list was released last week.
Baseball Edged Out of NCAA TournamentHARWICH, Mass. (May 19, 2011)—One of the most successful seasons in MIT baseball history came to a close on Thursday morning as MIT was beaten 3-2 by the Tufts University Jumbos and eliminated from the NCAA Tournament. The Engineers, who were seeded fourth in the New England Regional at Whitehouse Field, finish their season with a 25-15 record.
Baseball Falls to Rhode Island College, Will Face Tufts Thursday MorningHARWICH, Mass.—In its first NCAA tournament game in 37 years, MIT was not able to hold an early lead and fell to Rhode Island College by a 12-2 score. J.P. Stone went 4-for-4 with four runs batted in to help lead the fifth seeded Anchormen over #4 MIT in the opening game of the 2011 NCAA Division III New England Regional Baseball Championship at Whitehouse Field.
Baseball to Make First NCAA Appearance in Thirty-Seven YearsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the first time since the 1974 season, the MIT Engineers baseball team has earned itself a berth in the NCAA National Division III baseball tournament. The NCAA revealed the field of 55 teams on Monday and the Engineers earned themselves an at-large berth in the New England Region. The New England tournament will be held at Whitehouse Field in Harwich, Massachusetts and will be hosted by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
Baseball Beats Williams in Rain-Shortened GameCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On what started as a gorgeous day and ended in severe rain and lightning showers, MIT and Williams College were able to play long enough for the Engineers to emerge with a 6-1 victory over the Ephs at Briggs Field.
Engineers Best Lyons During Season's Sixth Meeting, 11-4NORTON, MA- During the sixth meeting of the season between New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and regionally-ranked foes Wheaton College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Engineers handed the Lyons an 11-4 loss in Friday's non-league game at Sidell Stadium.
Sixty-six Engineers Named to Spring Academic All-Conference TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the Academic All-Conference teams for the spring season of the 2010-11 academic year. MIT led the way with 66 student-athletes tabbed for Academic-All Conference honors.
Swanson Tosses Gem as Baseball Beats Worcester StateWorcester, MA --- Junior Torre Swanson (Redding, CA) tossed a complete-game five-hitter with seven strikeouts as he helped lead MIT to a 2-1 triumph over Worcester State in non-conference baseball action at Tivnan field this afternoon.
MIT Baseball Falls to Wheaton in NEWMAC Title GameNORTON, MA- For the 11th time in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference's (NEWMAC) 13-year history, the Wheaton College baseball team captured the league tournament championship, as the top-seeded Lyons edged third seed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) by a score of 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at Sidell Stadium.
Third-Seeded MIT Knocks Out Second Seeded Babson, 7-6, To Reach NEWMAC Championship RoundNORTON, Mass. -- Senior catcher Dan Hyatt (Wallingford, Conn.) hit the game-winning single on the 14th pitch of his at-bat in the top of the eighth and sophomore pitcher Henry Zhu (Overland Park, Kan.) retired all seven batters that he faced to earn the win as the third-seeded MIT Engineers ousted the second-seeded Babson College Beavers with a 7-6 victory in the losers' bracket final of the 2011 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Tournament at Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon.
Dama and Barlow Headline Class of Baseball All-Conference SelectionsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT sophomore Aric Dama has been named Pitcher of the Year and head coach Andy Barlow earned coach of the year as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released their Baseball All-Conference teams on Wednesday afternoon. Dama and Barlow join four other Engineers who received All-Conference nods.
Baseball Stifled by UMass BostonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On a rainy Briggs Field, MIT was only able to collect four hits and one unearned run and lost to UMass Boston by a 6-1 score. The Beacons peppered 11 hits and got seven scoreless innings from their starter Patrick Noble to beat the Engineers in non-conference baseball in a game that included close to a half hour rain and lightning delay.
MIT Scores Four in Eighth to Stay Perfect Against FisherCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT and Fisher College baseball team’s met Wednesday for the fifth time in the program’s histories and MIT used a four run eighth inning to win for the fifth time against the NAIA Falcons. The Engineers emerged with an 8-4 victory in non-conference play at Briggs Field.
MIT Baseball Handed First Tournament Loss by WheatonNORTON, MA- The top-seeded Wheaton College baseball team advanced to its 11th New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament championship round in the league's 13-year history, as the defending conference champions notched a 4-3 comeback victory over third seed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Friday afternoon at Sidell Stadium.
Third-Seeded MIT Stages Epic Rally To Stun Second-Seeded Babson, 6-5BABSON PARK, Mass. – Third-seeded MIT scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning to overcome a four-run deficit and stun second-seeded Babson College, 6-5, in the opening round of the 2011 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Tournament at Babson’s Govoni Field on Wednesday afternoon.
MIT Seeded Third in NEWMAC Tournament After Split With ClarkWorcester, Mass. – MIT’s baseball team had a resounding 12-6 win to cap its New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) season and earn a split with Clark University. The Cougars won the first game 1-0 while one-hitting the Engineers Saturday at Granger Field.
Jindra Dominant as Engineers Use Big First Inning to Beat ClarkCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Kiel Jindra pitched eight stellar innings and MIT scored four runs in the first inning on Friday to take the first game of their New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) series against the Clark Cougars by a 7-1 margin at Briggs Field.
MIT Blanks Springfield, 3-0 and 8-0, in NEWMAC DoubleheaderSpringfield, Mass. - April 9, 2011 – The MIT baseball team swept Springfield College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader at Berry-Allen Field on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers took the first game, 3-0, after scoring three runs in the seventh, before besting the Pride, 8-0, in the second game.
Springfield Erases Four Run Deficit, Beats Baseball 6-4CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Springfield College Pride scored four runs in the eighth inning and two more in the top of the ninth to overcome a 4-0 deficit and beat MIT 6-4 in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference(NEWMAC) baseball on Friday at Briggs Field.
Engineers Fall at Judges in Non-Conference BaseballWALTHAM, MASS – Senior DH Eric Rosenberg went 4-for-5 with 5 RBI to lead the Brandeis University baseball team past MIT, 9-5, in Wednesday afternoon’s non-conference contest on Stein Diamond. The Judges are now 14-10 on the season, earning their fourth win in a row. With the loss, the Engineers fall to 14-7.
MIT and Coast Guard Get Strong Pitching, Split DoubleheaderCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Aric Dama pitched six innings of one-hit baseball, leading MIT to an 8-3 victory over the US Coast Guard Academy in the opening game of a doubleheader on Saturday at Briggs Field. In the second game, Nate Toll threw a two-hit shutout and the Bears beat Tech 6-0, earning them a split in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contests.
Baseball Routs Coast GuardNEW LONDON, CONN.--(4/2/11)--MIT scored in seven different innings to beat Coast Guard 14-6 and snap the Bears four-game winning streak in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game.
WPI Hands MIT Baseball First Conference Series DefeatWORCESTER, MA --- Junior Sean Minor twirled a complete game shutout to lift host WPI to a 2-0 win over MIT Wednesday afternoon in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball contest played at Holy Cross’ Fitton Field.
Rea’s RBI Single Gives MIT Baseball Walk-off WinCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Jonathan Rea delivered a bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth to plate Sean Fannin and give the MIT baseball team a 2-1 victory over the WPI Engineers on Tuesday at Briggs Field. Rea singled twice, was hit by two pitches and scored a run in the afternoon in addition to his RBI.
MIT Drops First Game in Battle of EngineersWorcester, MA --- Nick Bean went 3-for-3 with a pair of walks and Brian Schopka fanned five in the final 2 1/3 innings to lead host WPI past regionally-ranked MIT 9-4 in a game played on Monday afternoon at Assumption’s Rochleau Field.
MIT Baseball Tops in NEWMAC AgainCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Dan Hyatt and Grant Iwamoto homered and Kiel Jindra pitched eight stellar innings to help MIT sweep a double header against Babson College on Saturday at Briggs Field. MIT won the first game 5-3 then shutout the Beavers 4-0. With the victories, the Engineers leap-frog Babson and regain control of first place in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Baseball Stifled by Babson 3-1BABSON PARK, Mass. -- Senior captain Andrew Aizenstadt won his third straight decision to start the season as he pitched Babson College to a 3-1 victory over visiting MIT in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball game at Govoni Field on Friday afternoon. With their seventh consecutive win, the Beavers (12-2, 5-0 NEWMAC) moved into sole possession of first place in the conference, while the Engineers (9-3, 3-1 NEWMAC) fell to second with their first league loss of the spring.
Baseball Sets MIT Record for Consecutive Wins on Spring TripWINTER HAVEN, Fla. – The MIT baseball team went 6-1 on its spring trip to Florida, started its conference schedule with a sweep and broke a record that has stood since 1996. The Engineers won nine consecutive games this spring, breaking the old mark of 7 wins in a row.
Dama Named NEWMAC Pitcher of the WeekCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sophomore Aric Dama has been tabbed as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball pitcher of the week for the games between March 14th and March 20th.
Engineers defeats Lyons to complete three-game sweepWINTER HAVEN, FL- The MIT baseball team won its third consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game over Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon. MIT beat the lions 9-5 at Chain of Lakes Park to complete a three-game sweep of last year’s champions. The Engineers stretched their winning streak to six games and improves to 6-1. Entering today's action ranked 18th in the country by D3baseball.com, Wheaton is now 4-4.
MIT stuns 18th-ranked Wheaton during opening weekend of NEWMACsAUBURNDALE, FL- The MIT baseball team began its New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) conference play in style on Saturday with a pair of wins over reigning conference champions Wheaton College. MIT beat the Lyons, ranked 18th in the country, 1-0 and 5-3 at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex. Wheaton, had its three-game winning streak snapped to fall to 4-3, while the Engineers won their fifth straight to move to 5-1.
Baseball Overcomes Errors to Beat WentworthCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In a game that saw seven errors made between the two teams, the MIT Engineers were able to hold off Wentworth Institute of Technology for a 9-3 victory. Tech made four miscues and each team benefited from three unearned runs, but MIT scored three runs on wild pitches and was able to hold the Leopards scoreless otherwise and pick up the non-conference victory on Thursday at Briggs Field.
Engineers Blank Lions for Second Straight ShutoutCambridge, Mass. – The MIT men’s baseball team notched their second consecutive shutout, again with a 9-0 score. They beat the Lions of Eastern Nazarene College in their home opener Tuesday at Briggs Field. The Engineers scored two runs in the second inning and added a run each in the next two frames. They held a 4-0 lead until the sixth where they busted the game open with five more runs over the next two innings.
MIT Shuts Out Trinity, Splits Opening Day DoubleheaderNEW BRITAIN, Conn. – On the strength of a brilliant performance by their pitching staff, led by starter Aric Dama, the MIT Engineers baseball team shut out the Trinity Bantams 9-0 in the second game of their season-opening double header. The victory earned Tech a split on the day, after dropping the first of two 7-inning games by a 5-4 score.
Engineer Baseball Set for Tough Early ScheduleCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Last season, the MIT baseball team finished the year on a hot streak. In 2011, they will need to continue that torrid pace, especially with the difficulty of their early season schedule. MIT will face two of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) favorites early in the year, as they will play Wheaton College and Babson College before the end of March.
MIT Ranks Fourth Among All NCAA Institutions in 2010 NCSA Collegiate Power RankingsCHICAGO, Ill. – The National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) recently announced its eighth annual Collegiate Power Rankings. Following another tremendous year, the Engineers were listed fourth overall in securing their highest ranking in the history of the report. The NCSA Athletic Recruiting’s Collegiate Power Rankings assess the academic and athletics standards of all NCAA athletic programs across the country. The Power Rankings were developed to help prospective student athletes and their families evaluate the particular strengths of the top colleges and universities at the Division I, II and III levels.