MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup RankingsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful campaigns in Institute history, MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. This was the highest ranking for the Engineers in the 14-year history of the program and the first time they were the best performers in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Zachary Kabelac Selected to ECAC All-Star TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Sophomore Zachary Kabelac added another award to his growing resume following the announcement of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Mens Soccer All-Star teams. The standout forward copped Second-Team honors and was one of four players from the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) to earn All-Star accolades.
Christian Therkelsen Earns Academic All-America AccoladesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. For the second year in a row Christian Therkelsen represented MIT on the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Mens Soccer First Team. The junior forward received the programs 12th award and extended the Engineers run of five consecutive years with at least one honoree. MIT's institutional tally now stands at 157, maintaining its position as the leader among Division III programs.
NEWMAC Announces Academic All-Conference TeamsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference recently announced the 2009 NEWMAC Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Thirty-five MIT athletes were recognized by the conference for their performance in the classroom.
Mens Soccer Earns NEWMAC All-Conference AccoladesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT mens soccer team collected four All-Conference honors as announced by the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) on Tuesday. This was the 11th year in a row in which the Engineers have earned at least two awards from the league.
Late Goal Lifts WPI to Victory over MIT in NEWMAC QuarterfinalWORCESTER, Mass. Kevin Ducharme made his first goal of the season a memorable one as he successfully converted a penalty kick with just 2:26 remaining in regulation to propel WPI to a dramatic 2-1 victory over visiting MIT in a NEWMAC Mens Soccer Tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday. WPI advances to this weekends semifinals where they will face top-seeded and host Babson College. The Engineers ended their season with an overall record of 8-9.
Babson Tops Men's Soccer, 4-2CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Three first-half goals helped propel visiting Babson College to a 4-2 victory over MIT in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) mens soccer game on Saturday. Eric Anderson and Jimmy Stento each registered one goal and two assists for the Beavers, who improved to 13-5-1 overall and 6-0 in conference play. Christian Therkelsen paced the Engineers (8-8, 2-4 NEWMAC) with one goal and an assist.
Engineers Fall to Wheaton, 2-1NORTON, Mass. Christian Therkelsen provided MITs lone goal in a 2-1 loss to regionally-ranked Wheaton College in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) mens soccer game. The Lyons, who are receiving national votes and ranked fourth in the region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), extended their winning streak to four games in improving to 15-3-1 overall and 4-1 in the league. The loss lowered the Engineers ledger to 8-7 on the year and 2-3 in the NEWMAC.
MIT Back on Track with Win over ElmsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. A hat-trick by Zachary Kabelac in the first 27 minutes of action helped lift MIT to a 4-1 victory over Elms College in a non-conference mens soccer tilt on Wednesday afternoon. Following the inaugural meeting between both programs, the Engineers ledger improved to 8-6 on the year while the Blazers dipped to 3-12 overall.
Coast Guard Edges Mens Soccer, 2-1NEW LONDON, Conn. Frank Hackett registered the game-winning goal in the 77th minute to power the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to a 2-1 win over MIT in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) mens soccer game. The Bears (5-8, 1-3 NEWMAC) snapped a three-game losing streak and picked up their first conference win of the year while the Engineers dropped to 7-6 overall and 2-2 in the NEWMAC.
Engineers Top Springfield, 1-0SPRINGFIELD, Mass. The MIT mens soccer held off Springfield College for a 1-0 victory in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Saturday. With the win, the Engineers improved to 7-5 on the year and 2-1 in conference play while the Prides ledger lowered to 4-7-1 overall and 1-3 in NEWMAC play.
RIC Blanks Engineers, 3-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. A balanced scoring performance helped propel visiting Rhode Island College to a 3-0 victory over MIT in a non-conference mens soccer game on Wednesday night. The loss lowered the Engineers ledger to 6-5 on the year while the Anchormen improved to 4-5-2.
MIT Falls to WPI, 2-1, in OvertimeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. A cross from Kevin Ducharme was booted in by Rens Hayes with 3:34 remaining in the first overtime period to give WPI a 2-1 victory over MIT in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) mens soccer contest. With the win, WPI improved to 9-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference while MIT dipped to 6-4 on the year and 1-1 in the NEWMAC.
Mens Soccer Defeats Clark 2-1 in Conference OpenerCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT Mens Soccer and Clark University faced off in an aggressive battle to open NEWMAC play this afternoon on Roberts Field. When the dust finally settled, it was the Engineers who came out victorious by the narrow margin of 2-1.
Brandeis Edges Out MIT, 2-1WALTHAM, Mass. The MIT mens soccer team fell to local foe Brandeis University, 2-1, on Wednesday night. With the loss, the Engineers ledger dipped to 5-3 on the year while the Judges improved to 1-3-1 overall.
Engineers Ease Past Emmanuel, Improve to 5-1 in New EnglandCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Six first-half goals helped lift the MIT mens soccer team to a 9-2 victory over Emmanuel College in a non-conference contest on Monday. The Engineers (5-2) saw six different players find the back of the net as Zachary Kabelac and Christian Therkelsen led the way with two goals and an assist apiece.
Mens Soccer Fights off Emerson, 5-2BOSTON, Mass. MIT scored four second-half goals within a span of just over 21 minutes to defeat Emerson College, 5-2, in a non-conference contest at Emerson's Rotch Field. Zachary Kabelac and Christian Therkelsen scored two goals each for the Engineers, who improved to 4-2 on the year.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Edges Engineers, 2-1, in 2OTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. With 3:08 remaining in the second overtime period, Harrison Doyle registered his second goal of the game to give visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps a 2-1 victory over MIT in non-conference mens soccer action on Friday night. The win raised the Stags ledger to 1-1 on the year while the Engineers dipped to 3-2.
Kabelac Nets Two Goals to Help MIT Sink Wentworth, 2-0BABSON PARK, Mass. Sophomore Zachary Kabelac scored two second-half goals to lead the MIT mens soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Wentworth Institute of Technology in the final game of the 2009 Babson Soccer Classic at Babsons Hartwell-Rogers Field on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers improved to 3-1 on the year, while the Leopards dipped to 0-2.
Engineers Fall to Eastern Conn., 3-1, at Babson Soccer ClassicBABSON PARK, Mass. Peter Bojo ended Eastern Connecticut State Universitys hopes for a shutout when he converted a feed from Chris Hammond with 18 seconds left to play in a 3-1 loss on Saturday. The Engineers (2-1) will finish their appearance in the Third Annual Babson College Soccer Classic by taking on Wentworth Institute of Technology on Sunday.
MIT Tops Salve Regina, 2-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. With a 2-0 decision over Salve Regina University, the MIT mens soccer team notched its second straight shutout of the season and raised its home ledger to 16-1-2 since the arrival of head coach Milton Gooding in 2007. The win also marked the sixth time in program history that the Engineers have started their season with back-to-back shutouts.
Men's Soccer Blanks Endicott, 4-0, in Season OpenerCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Zach Kabelac notched two goals and two assists to power the MIT mens soccer team to a 4-0 victory over visiting Endicott College on Tuesday afternoon. Christian Therkelsen tacked on two goals as the Engineers (1-0) registered their ninth straight season-opening win.
Mens Soccer Ready for Another Run at NEWMAC and NCAA TournamentsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The MIT men's soccer team will not catch anyone by surprise this season. Coming off one of the best campaigns in the programs history, the Engineers are ready to take the pitch against Endicott College on Tuesday, Sept. 1 in their home opener on Roberts Field.