2013-14 MIT Men's Tennis News

May 15, 2014
Four Engineers Named to CoSIDA Men's Academic All-District Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four MIT student-athletes were named to the Capital One Academic All-District At-Large team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday afternoon. Seniors Craig Cheney (Sherwood, Ore.), Joey Rafidi (Los Angeles, Calif.), Paul Syta (Fairport, N.Y.), and Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) will represent MIT on the national ballot and will vie for Academic All-America honors, which will be voted on next month.

May 14, 2014
Zhang Receives Arthur Ashe Award for Second Year in a Row
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s men’s tennis senior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) was selected as the recipient of the Northeast region’s Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner for the second consecutive year on Wednesday, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

May 10, 2014
MIT Ends NCAA Tourney Run with Loss to Bowdoin
LONGMEADOW, Mass. - After blanking Nichols College yesterday in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships, the regionally-ranked MIT men's tennis team fell to Bowdoin College by a score of 5-1 on Saturday.

May 9, 2014
MIT Defeats Nichols 5-0 in NCAA First Round
LONGMEADOW, Mass. - MIT’s men’s tennis team blanked Nichols College in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships, handing the Bison a 5-0 loss on Friday afternoon at Amherst College.

May 5, 2014
MIT's Men's and Women's Tennis Prepare for NCAAs
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After the MIT men’s and women’s tennis teams defended their New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament titles and earned automatic bids to the NCAA Division III Championships, both squads of Engineers saw their names on the brackets for the tournament that were released by the NCAA on Monday.

April 29, 2014
Five Engineers Selected to All-Conference Team; Zhang Named Athlete of the Year
BOSTON, Mass. – After claiming its 16th consecutive New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament title over the weekend with a 6-0 victory over Babson College

April 28, 2014
NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference Awards
BOSTON, Mass. – A league-leading 74 athletes represented MIT on the 2014 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 166 selections, followed by Springfield College with 104.

April 27, 2014
MIT Men's Tennis Blanks Babson, Claims 16th NEWMAC Title
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Number one seed and host MIT defeated second-seeded Babson College at the finals of the 2014 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament

April 26, 2014
Top-Seeded MIT Defeats #5 Coast Guard in NEWMAC Semifinals
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After sweeping the doubles matches, No. 1 seed MIT men's tennis team went on to defeat No. 5 seed Coast Guard Academy by a score of 5-0 at the semifinals of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament

April 21, 2014
Engineers Drop Match to Brandeis, 6-3
WALTHAM, Mass. - Two days after winning the regular season title for the 16th consecutive year and earning the right to host the upcoming New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament

April 21, 2014
Men's Tennis Picks up Two NEWMAC Weekly Awards
BOSTON, Mass. - Following its final conference match of the season, the MIT men's tennis team earned two New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly awards.

April 19, 2014
MIT Defeats Babson, Clinches Top Seed in NEWMAC Tournament
BABSON PARK, Mass. - At its final New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match of the season, the MIT men's tennis team defeated Babson College by a score of 8-1. Tech improved to 11-4 on the season and 6-0 in league action

April 16, 2014
MIT Remains Undefeated in NEWMAC Play, Defeats Emerson
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT men’s tennis, which is ranked 16th in the Northeast region, blanked its sixth opponent of the 2014 season on Wednesday afternoon, defeating Emerson College by a score of 9-0.

April 14, 2014
Wu and Wang Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – As it has done on two other occasions so far this season, the MIT men’s tennis team picked up New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Doubles Team of the Week honors on Monday.

April 12, 2014
MIT Men's Tennis Defeats Clark, 6-3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its fourth New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match and its final home event of the 2014 season, the MIT men's tennis team defeated Clark University by a score of 6-3.

April 7, 2014
Zhang and Oh Named Men's Tennis Doubles Team of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – Senior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) and junior Eugene Oh (Alpharetta, Ga.) were named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Doubles Team of the Week on Monday afternoon.

April 5, 2014
Tech Defeats Coast Guard, Falls to Bowdoin
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 28 MIT’s men’s tennis split its matches on Saturday afternoon, defeating the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) faceoff, 8-1, before falling to #12 Bowdoin College by a score of 5-4.

April 2, 2014
MIT Men's Tennis Defeats Wheaton in NEWMAC Play
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its second of six consecutive home matches, the No. 28 MIT men's tennis team won against New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Wheaton College by a score of 8-1 on Wednesday afternoon.

April 1, 2014
No. 28 MIT Men's Tennis Defeated by No. 18 Gustavus Adolphus, 8-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In a battle of the nationally ranked teams, the No. 28 MIT men's tennis team was defeated by No. 18 Gustavus Adolphus College on Tuesday afternoon at home in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble by a score of 8-1.

March 29, 2014
No. 28 MIT Men's Tennis Blanks the Pride
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - At its first match in over two weeks, the MIT men's tennis team blanked Springfield College on the road on Saturday afternoon. Tech is currently 4-2 on the season.

March 17, 2014
Zhang Named NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – For the second week in a row, senior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Tennis Singles Player of the Week on Monday.

March 14, 2014
No. 27 MIT Men's Tennis Falls to No. 25 Bates
LEWISTON, Maine - At its first away match of the spring season, the No. 27 MIT men's tennis team was defeated by No. 25 Bates College by a score of 7-2 on Friday. Tech is 4-2 on the season, after winning the previous three consecutive home matches, all by a score of 9-0.

March 10, 2014
MIT Men's Tennis Picks up two NEWMAC Weekly Awards
BOSTON, Mass. – Men’s tennis seniors Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) and Curtis Wu (Yorba Linda, Calif.) picked up New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly honors on Monday.

March 6, 2014
MIT Blanks Third Consecutive Opponent
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its last of three consecutive home matches, the MIT men's tennis team defeated Colby-Sawyer College by a score of 9-0. Tech, which was ranked 27th in the country in the first Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings to be released this season, now has a record of 4-1.

February 28, 2014
Engineers Win Second Straight Match
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - For the second week in a row, the MIT men's tennis team blanked its opponent, defeating UMass Boston by a score of 9-0. Tech is now 3-1 on the season, after winning against Bentley University and RPI and falling to Amherst earlier in the season. UMass Boston dipped to 0-2.

February 21, 2014
MIT Men's Tennis Blanks Bentley
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – At its first match since October, the MIT men's tennis team defeated Bentley University by a score of 9-0. Tech is now 2-1 on the season, after winning against RPI and falling to Amherst College at the conclusion of the fall season.

February 20, 2014
Men's Tennis First in NEWMAC Preseason Poll
BOSTON, Mass. – MIT men's tennis was picked to repeat as conference champions in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) preseason poll that was released on Thursday afternoon. The Engineers have won the NEWMAC Tournament every year since the inception of the league in 1998.

October 5, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Falls to Amherst at Final Match of Fall Season
AMHERST, Mass. - At its final match of the fall season, the MIT men's tennis team fell to Amherst College on the road on Saturday afternoon by a score of 9-0. The Engineers are now 1-1 for the season while the Lord Jeffs, who were playing their first dual match of the season, are 1-0.

October 4, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Defeats RPI at Home Opener by a Score of 5-4
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its first of only two matches for the fall season, the MIT men's tennis team defeated RPI by a score of 5-4 at home on Friday afternoon. The Engineers officially opened their season at the ITA Regional Championships at Middlebury College this past weekend, wrapping up the tournament with showings in the Round of 16 by senior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) in singles play and sophomore Kevin Wang (Havertown, Pa.) and junior Eugene Oh (Alpharetta, Ga.) in doubles.

September 28, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Opens Season at ITA Regional Championships
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - Five members of the MIT men's tennis were selected to take part in the USTA/ITA Men's Tennis Regional Championships at Middlebury College over the weekend. MIT was just one of twenty New England Division III schools that traveled to Vermont for the tournament, which took place from Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-30. After the first day of competition on Friday, only 16 of the 64 singles players and half of the 32 pairings were left in the field.

August 8, 2013
MIT Tennis Players Named All-Americans by ITA
SKILLMAN, N.J. – A pair of MIT tennis players were named All-Americans yesterday when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2013 All-America Teams for Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division III Tennis. The Engineers had one player each from their men’s and women’s teams earn the honor. Senior Lauren Quisenberry (Corpus Christi, Texas) earned her second career All-America distinction while senior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) was named for the first time.

August 6, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s tennis team was recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) for its success in the classroom during the 2012-13 season with the release of the organization’s academic award winners. The Engineers were recognized as an ITA All-Academic Team for the sixth consecutive year and, in addition to the team award, eight individuals were named ITA Scholar Athletes.