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).
Middlebury Eliminates Men's Tennis in NCAA Regional FinalMIDDLEBURY, Vt. The MIT men's tennis team (15-2) finished its season Sunday with a loss in the Regional Final of the NCAA Championship tournament, falling 5-0 to host Middlebury College. The top-ranked Panthers (20-2) now advance to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the eighth straight year, having won 16 straight matches and posting their fourth 20-win season.
Men's Tennis Advances to NCAA Regional FinalMIDDLEBURY, Vt. The MIT men's tennis team held off a furious comeback from Stevens Institute of Technology to advance to the NCAA Regional finals with a 5-3 victory over the Ducks (18-4). The Engineers (15-1) will meet Middlebury College (19-2) at noon on Sunday with a trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals on the line.
NEWMAC Announces 2010 Spring Academic All-Conference TeamsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) recently announced the 2010 NEWMAC Spring Academic All-Conference Team. MIT collected 45 honors, second only to the 46 received by Springfield College. Tech finished the year with a league-high total of 105 awards, edging out Springfields 102.
Four Engineers Selected to All-Conference Teams, Pang Named Player of the YearBABSON PARK, Mass. After helping the Engineers capture their 12th straight conference title, MITs Kevin Pang was selected as 2010 Mens Tennis Player of the Year by the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). Larry Pang, Samuel Harmatz and Brian Oldfield were also recognized by the conference as First Team All-Conference selections.
Men's Tennis Captures 12th Consecutive NEWMAC TitleNEW LONDON, Conn. Top-seed MIT won its 12th straight New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) mens tennis tournament championship today defeating second-seeded Wheaton College 5-0 in the championship match at Coast Guard Academy.
Men's Tennis Escapes Brandeis, 5-4WALTHAM, Mass. In a marathon match that took nearly five hours to play and spanned two venues, the Brandeis men's tennis team fell to 26th-ranked MIT today, 5-4. The Judges fall to 8-8 as they head to Pittsburgh for the University Athletic Association championships at Carnegie Mellon, while the Engineers improve to 11-1 on the campaign.
Men's Tennis Defeats Babson, 8-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. In the teams final home match of the season, the No. 26 MIT mens tennis team defeated New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent Babson College, 8-1, Thursday on the DuPont Tennis Courts.
Men's Tennis Sails Past Coast GuardCAMBRIDGE, Mass - The No. 27 MIT men's tennis team had no trouble defeating New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent Coast Guard on the road Saturday. With the win, the Engineers remain unbeaten in conference play and are 9-1 on the year.
Men's Tennis Sweeps WheatonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. On Wednesday , the No. 27 MIT mens tennis team picked up an easy victory over New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Wheaton College on the duPont Tennis Courts. Though the Lyons managed to force tiebreakers in two matches, Wheatons efforts were insufficient to fight off a 9-0 sweep by the Engineers, who extended their win streak to two and improved to 8-1 on the season.
Van Tilburg and Skalak Named NEWMAC Team of the WeekCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - After their undefeated performance in their last three matches, MIT senior Ken Van Tilburg and freshman Matthew Skalak were recently named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Tennis Doubles Team of the Week.
Men's Tennis Falls to Bowdoin, Rebounds vs SpringfieldCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In a 1-1 weekend, the No. 27 MIT men's tennis team fell to No. 13 Bowdoin College, 6-3, on the road Friday before recovering to defeat New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Springfield College, 8-1, on Saturday at home.
Men's Tennis Blanks Salem StateCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The No. 27 MIT mens tennis team returned from a month-long break to face-off against Salem State College in a non-conference match on Tuesday in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. While the rain fell outside, the Engineers had no trouble with the Vikings, sweeping their opponent 9-0.
MIT Sweeps First NEWMAC Weekly Tennis HonorsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Three MIT mens tennis players have received Player of the Week honors from the New England Mens and Womens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). Junior Ken Van Tilburg received recognition for his performance at No. 1 singles, while the pair of Kevin and Larry Pang were acknowledged for their efforts as a doubles team.
Men's Tennis Remains Unbeaten with Win over BatesLEWISTON, Maine - The MIT mens tennis team traveled to Bates College on Saturday for a non-conference match as part of the Bobcats spring-season opener. Bates defeated the University of Southern Maine 9-0 in the morning before MIT came away with a 6-3 win in the afternoon in Merrill Indoor Gymnasium.
Men's Tennis Discharges Colby SawyerCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On another rainy night in the Boston area, MIT men's tennis played host to Colby-Sawyer College in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. The powerhouse Engineers dominated their match for the second time in two days, this time downing the visiting Chargers, 7-2.
Men's Tennis Downs Emerson, 7-2CAMBRIDGE, Mass. On Wednesday, the MIT mens tennis team opened its 2010 spring season with a home match against the Lions of Emerson College. The Engineers made quick work of the visiting Lions, winning 7-2 and sending them back into the evenings rain.
Mens Tennis Closes Fall Season with 7-2 Win over BentleyCAMBRIDGE, Mass On Wednesday, MITs mens tennis picked up an impressive 7-2 victory over the Falcons of Bentley University on the duPont Tennis Courts. The non-conference win puts MIT at 2-0 for the season, while Bentley slides to 2-2.
Tufts Falls to Men's Tennis, 5-4, in Season OpenerMEDFORD, Mass. - The visiting MIT Engineers took a close 5-4 victory over Tufts University in Greater Boston collegiate men's tennis action on Saturday afternoon. The match, which was played indoors due to rain, featured two tie-breakers in doubles and two three-set competitions in singles.
Men's Tennis Opens Season at ITA RegionalCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Last weekend, MIT was represented by two athletes at this years Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Regional Mens Championship. The freshman pair of Tylor Hamamsy and Matthew Skalak opened their college careers with a combined 3-4 record in singles and doubles competition.
Tennis Tabbed for ITA HonorsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT was the only NEWMAC institution to receive All-Academic Team accolades for both its mens and womens programs as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The womens squad collected its seventh award while the men received their second nod. Individually, the Engineers collected 20 honors which ties Pomona-Pitzer College for first in the country.