Engineers Ousted by Williams at NCAA Men’s Tennis TournamentWILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Playing in the third-round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Tournament, No. 29 MIT faced off against No. 3 Williams College on the Ephs home court with a trip to the national quarterfinals on the line. Williams proved to have too much firepower for MIT in this meeting, as the Ephs scored a 5-0 win to end the Engineers season.
Men’s Tennis Advances In NCAA Tournament With Win Over StevensWILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – It was an early 8:30 a.m. start, but it did not seem to faze the No. 29 ranked MIT men’s tennis team this morning in the second round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship. The Engineer’s moved on to the third round of the tournament with a 5-1 decision over the Stevens Institute of Technology. Freshman Eugene Oh (Alpharetta, Ga.) picked up the deciding singles win for MIT, which will advance to the regional final of the tournament tomorrow.
NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A league-leading 64 athletes represented MIT on the 2012 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 138 honors followed by WPI at 110.
MIT Men’s Tennis Selected to Play in NCAA TournamentCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – There is post-season championship play in the future of the MIT men’s tennis team with the announcement today that the Engineers have been selected as one of the 43 teams to play in the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships.
Four Engineers Earn All-NEWMAC Honors in Men’s TennisCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four members of the MIT men’s tennis team were selected for All-Conference honors by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference the league announced today. Sophomore Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) and junior Matthew Skalak (Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.) were selected for first team honors while sophomore Curtis Wu (Yorba Linda, Calif.) and junior Larry Pang (Torrance, Calif.) earned second team honors.
MIT Wins NEWMAC Men’s Tennis Championship Over ClarkCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 1 seeded MIT came out of the gate and won all three doubles matches to set the stage for its 5-0 win over No. 3 seed Clark University in the 2012 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Championship this afternoon. The victory gave the Engineers their 14th straight NEWMAC title in men’s tennis. MIT junior Tymor Hamamasy (New York, N.Y.) was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.
MIT Advances to NEWMAC Men’s Tennis Final With Win Over SpringfieldCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT took the first step towards defending its New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference men’s tennis title with a 5-0 win over Springfield College today in a semifinal match of the 2012 NEWMAC Tournament. MIT improved to 14-4 with the victory while Springfield fell to 8-8 on the season.
Men’s Tennis Falls at MiddleburyMIDDLEBURY, Vt. – In a battle of ranked men’s tennis teams, No. 28 MIT fell at No. 7 Middlebury College by a final of 6-3 in the regular season finale for the Engineers. The difference in the match came in doubles, where the Panthers were able to win all three matches, accounting for their final margin of victory.
Men’s Tennis Completes Perfect NEWMAC Record With Win at Coast GuardNEW LONDON, Conn. – MIT’s men’s tennis team completed another perfect season in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference play this afternoon as the No. 28 Engineers downed the U.S. Coast Guard Academy by a final of 8-1. With the win MIT secured both the hosting privileges and the top seed at the NEWMAC championships that will be held next weekend.
Men’s Tennis Sweeps Weekly NEWMAC AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For a second straight week it was a sweep of the weekly New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference men's tennis awards for MIT. The league announced today that sophomore Curtis Wu (Yorba Linda, Calif.) was named the Singles Player of the Week, with junior Matthew Skalak (Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.) and sophomore Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) tabbed the Doubles Team of the Week for a second straight time.
MIT Men’s Tennis Stays Perfect In NEWMAC Play with Win Over WheatonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s men’s tennis team stayed perfect in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference play this afternoon with an 8-1 victory over Wheaton College. The No. 28 Engineers won their seventh straight match and improved to 12-3 overall and 4-0 in the NEWMAC. Wheaton fell to 6-6 overall and 0-5 in the conference.
MIT Men's Tennis Blanks EmersonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT's men's tennis team had no problems running its winning streak to six matches this afternoon as the 28th-ranked Engineers shutdown Emerson College by a 9-0 score. The victory improved MITâ€™s record to 11-3, while Emerson fell to 4-5.
Men’s Tennis Sweeps Weekly NEWMAC AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It was a sweep of the weekly New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference men’s tennis awards for MIT the league announced today. Senior Elia Harmatz (Huntingdon Valley, Pa.) was named the Singles Player of the Week, with junior Matthew Skalak (Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.) and sophomore Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) tabbed the Doubles Team of the Week.
MIT Cruises Past Springfield in Men’s TennisCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 28 MIT remained undefeated in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference men’s tennis play this afternoon as the Engineers scored a 7-2 win over Springfield College. MIT took the top four singles flights in straight sets to clinch the victory and move its record to 10-3 (3-0 NEWMAC) for the season.
Strong Singles Play Lifts MIT Over TuftsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Down by a point after doubles play, the No. 28 MIT men’s tennis team came back and won five of six singles matches to take a 6-3 victory over Tufts University. Junior Matthew Skalak (Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.) and sophomore Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) each were in on a pair of wins to lead the Engineers.
Men’s Tennis Blanks BabsonBABSON PARK, Mass. – MIT made it two for two in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference men’s tennis play this afternoon as it defeated Babson College, 9-0. The No. 28 Engineers improved to 8-3 overall with the win, while Babson fell to 4-9 overall and 1-2 in NEWMAC play.
Men’s Tennis Takes Close One Over Brandeis, 5-4WALTHAM, Mass. – MIT’s men’s tennis team made it two wins in two days today as the 28th-ranked Engineers took an early lead and then held off Brandeis University by a final of 5-4 this afternoon. Junior Larry Pang (Torrance, Calif.) helped MIT to the win with victories in doubles and singles play as the Engineers improved to 7-3 this season, with the Judges falling to 3-7 with the loss.
Men’s Tennis Opens NEWMAC Play with Win at ClarkWORCESTER, Mass. – MIT opened the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference portion of its men’s tennis schedule today, edging past Clark University, 5-3. The Engineers improved to 6-3 with the victory, while the Cougars saw a nine-match win streak snapped as they fell to 9-2 overall. Junior Matthew Skalak (Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.) won at both double and singles for MIT.
Men’s Tennis Falls at BatesLEWISTON, Maine – After four straight wins to start the spring season, the No. 28 MIT men’s tennis squad suffered its first defeat of the spring to No. 29 Bates College. Playing on the road for the first time this season the Engineers were handed a 6-3 setback by the Bobcats.
Men’s Tennis Upends Colby, 8-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT made it four-for-four in men’s tennis this spring as the Engineers scored an 8-1 decision over Colby College. MIT, ranked 25th in the nation, improved to 5-2 this season in dual meet play while Colby fell to 4-1 this season.
Men’s Tennis Hands Bentley First Loss of SeasonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second day in a row, the MIT men’s tennis team took to the confines of the Carr Tennis Bubble and came away with a win, defeating visiting Bentley University, 7-2, on Friday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers, who are ranked 25th nationally, improve to 3-2. The loss was Bentley’s first of the 2011-12 campaign, as the Falcons drop to 6-1.
Men’s Tennis Starts Spring Season With 8-0 Win Over Eastern NazareneCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – While the weather was distinctly winter outside, inside the Carr Tennis Bubble on the MIT campus it was the start of the spring tennis season. The MIT men’s tennis team started the season off on the right foot, taking a convincing 8-0 victory over Eastern Nazarene College. MIT improved to 2-2 for the 2011-12 season while Eastern Nazarene fell to 2-1.
MIT Tripped Up By Amherst, 8-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT picked up an early point in doubles play against Amherst College in men’s tennis action this afternoon, but it was all Amherst after that as the Lord Jeffs won all six singles matches to score an 8-1 win.
MIT Falls at WilliamsWILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – In an early season battle of ranked men’s tennis teams No. 4 Williams College used a strong performance in singles, sweeping all six matches, to take an 8-1 win over No. 25 MIT. The point for the Engineers came with a victory.
MIT Cruises Past EndicottCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Playing both its first dual match and home match of the season, the No. 25 MIT men’s tennis team got off to a fast start and never let up as it defeated Endicott College, 9-0. The Engineers won all of the singles matches in straight sets as they moved to 1-0 on the season. Endicott dropped to 1-2 with the loss.
Men’s Tennis Opens Season at ITA RegionalMIT’s men’s tennis team made its first appearance of the 2011-12 season this weekend as five players represented the Engineers at the ITA Northeast Regional competition hosted by Williams College. MIT picked up a pair of wins at the event that featured some of the top players in the region.
MIT Tennis Teams Earns Academic Honors From ITACAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s men’s and women’s tennis teams both earned All-Academic Team honors the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced. It marks the third straight year that MIT was the only New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) school to have both men’s and women’s tennis earn the distinction.