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).
Squash Receives Four CSA Scholar-Athlete HonorsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT squash team saw four athletes collect College Squash Association (CSA) Scholar-Athlete accolades, tying Vassar College and Columbia University for the most honors this year. Robert Habib, George Pratt, Andrew Yoon, and Michael Zomnir represented the Engineers on the list.
Notable Efforts for Tech Spotlight CSA Team ChampionshipsNEW HAVEN, Conn. Showing perseverance in its final team outing of the campaign, the MIT squash team fell to Northeastern University, 5-4, in its strongest effort at this past weekends College Squash Association (CSA) Team Championships hosted by Yale University and Wesleyan University.
Habib Leads MIT in Regular-Season Finale Against BrownCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT squash teams best chance to capture a game against visiting Brown University fell short as Robert Habib dropped a 13-11, 11-9, 11-2 decision in the sixth slot of a 9-0 team defeat to the Bears. The Engineers fell to 3-11, while Brown improved to 3-7.
MIT Squash Battles at Maine EventWATERVILLE, Maine The MIT squash team fell on some hard times at the Maine Event this past weekend, falling in sweeps to Colby College, Bowdoin College, Bates College, Denison University, and Stanford University. Connor Kirshbaum continued to play well, giving Tech its best chance against Colby, before falling in five games to Peter Grabanski, 11-9, 11-9, 12-14, 4-11, 11-5, in the sixth slot. Kirschbaum also won a game against Bowdoin in a 3-1 loss to Brian Gladstone in the seventh position.
Squash Storms Back with 9-0 Win over FordhamCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Turning the tables after suffering five straight setbacks, the MIT squash team reversed the score in its favor with a sound 9-0 win over visiting Fordham University this past weekend. The Engineers improved to the 3-10, while the Rams fell to 0-10.
Zomnir, Kirschbaum Strong in Defeat as Camels Take Tech, 9-0NEW LONDON, Conn. Michael Zomnir and Connor Kirschbaum waged the best battles for the MIT squash team in a 9-0 loss to host Connecticut College at Luce Fieldhouse on Wednesday. The Engineers fell to 2-10 on the year, while the Camels improved to 7-6.
Squash Looks to Regroup after Pair of LossesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT squash team will try to bounce back when it visits Connecticut College tonight, after suffering 9-0 defeats to the U.S. Naval Academy and George Washington University last week. Both matches were played at Yale University.
Squash Outmatched by Lord JeffsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. In its first action following the holiday break, the host MIT squash team succumbed to Amherst College, 9-0, on Tuesday. Andrew Yoon, playing in the No. 1 slot, picked up the only game win for the Engineers. The loss moved the Cardinal and Grays ledger to 2-7 on the year while the Lord Jeffs improved to 3-0.
MIT Takes One of Three at Quad MatchCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The host MIT squash team came away with one win in a quad match on Dec. 5, defeating Northeastern University, 5-4, while dropping 8-1 and 9-0 decisions to Tufts University and Middlebury College, respectively, leaving the Engineers with a 2-6 record heading into the holiday break.
Squash Endures Tough StretchCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The host MIT squash team went through a tough stretch during the weekend of November 22-24. The Engineers fell to Northwestern University and Colby College by 7-2 counts, while dropping 9-0 decisions to Bowdoin College and Wesleyan University.
Squash Tops BC in OpenerCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT squash team dazzled with a 6-3 win over visiting Boston College on Saturday, in the season opener for both squads. Austin Anderson, Mick Zomnir, Robert Habib, Geoge Pratt, Joey Lemberg, and Sunny Long all scored victories for the Engineers.
MIT Names Nadeem Mazen Head Coach of SquashCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Nadeem Mazen was named head coach of the MIT squash team as announced by Julie Soriero, Director of Athletics, on Thursday. Mazens appointment marks his first intercollegiate coaching post.