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).
MIT Water Polo Announces Class of 2014CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Head coach Adam Foley is pleased to announce the incoming freshman class for the MIT water polo team, set to join the team in August. After losing four seniors to graduation this past year, the Engineers will welcome 10 new faces to the team in 2010.
MIT Places Three on CWPA All-North Division SquadCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT water polo team garnered three selections to the 2009 All-Northern Division squad, as announced by the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) over the weekend. Leading scorer Devin Lewis was the Engineers lone representative on the First Team while Columbus Leonard and Brian Gardiner collected Second Team honors.
Engineers Down Iona for Seventh Place at Eastern ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Devin Lewis and Mark Artz both tallied hat-tricks as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineers used a 5-2 scoring advantage in the first period to build a lead and never look back in the seventh place game of the 2009 Men's Eastern Championship.
Water Polo Falls to Brown, 7-6, In Overtime at Eastern ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Goalie Kent Holland made a tournament high 17 saves between the pipes to earn Player of the Game honors and help his team rally back from 5-3 deficit entering the fourth quarter as the Bears tallied a 7-6 OT win in the second consolation game of the 2009 Men's Eastern Championship. The win places Brown into the fifth place game on Sunday against the Rams of Fordham University.
MIT Falls Short in Opening Round of Eastern ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Douglas Wigley recorded a hat-trick to lead No. 18-nationally ranked Princeton University to an 11-9 victory over the host Engineers of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The victory advances the Tigers to a 6:00 p.m. meeting on Saturday, November 21 against Bucknell University in the tournament semifinals.
Water Polo Takes Third at NorthernsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT water polo team won a pair of games over the weekend to secure a third-place finish at the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Northern Division Championship hosted by Harvard. The Cardinal and Grey downed the host Crimson, 7-5, in the opening round and followed that up with a win over Iona in the third-place contest on Sunday. Techs lone loss was an 8-6 setback at the hands of eventual division champion, Brown.
MIT Holds off Iona, 9-6CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Brian Gardiner scored four goals and Columbus Leonard had 11 saves to help lead the MIT water polo team to a 9-6 victory over Iona College at the Zesiger Pool Saturday night. The win was second straight for the Engineers, who improved to 4-11 overall and 2-2 in Collegiate Water Polo Association (CPWA) Northern Division play.
Water Polo Outlasts Queens, 14-13QUEENS, N.Y. The MIT water polo team earned its first Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Northern Division win of the 2009 campaign with a 14-13 defeat of Queens College Saturday. Devin Lewis led the way for the Engineers, who rebounded from a last-second loss at home to Brown on Thursday to improve to 3-11 overall and 1-2 in CWPA play.
MIT Falls to Brown, 6-5, on Last Minute GoalCAMBRIDGE, Mass. A goal with just 26 seconds remaining pushed Brown past the MIT water polo team, 6-5, in Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) action Thursday night. John Preis and Devin Lewis each scored twice to lead the Engineers, who dropped to 2-11 on the season and 0-2 in CWPA play.
Water Polo Falls at Harvard, 9-6CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT water polo team traveled across town Wednesday night to take on its oldest and most familiar rival, Harvard, in a Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) match-up. The host Crimson was able to take control of the game during the deciding third period en route to a 9-6 win over the Engineers. The meeting was the 89th between the two Cambridge schools in a series that began in 1970. Mark Artz had a pair of goals to lead Tech, which fell to 1-8 on the season.
MIT Picks Up Win Over George WashingtonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT mens water polo team earned its first win of the 2009 campaign on Sunday, defeating George Washington, 10-7, in its final game of the Princeton Invitational. The Engineers (1-7) dropped the other three games in the tournament, falling to Santa Clara, Bucknell and Johns Hopkins, before downing the Colonials in the finale.
Water Polo Hosts Invitational to Open SeasonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT mens water polo team welcomed some of the top teams from around the country to its annual Invitational Tournament at the Zesiger Center Pool over the weekend. The Engineers dropped all four of their games in the tournament, losing to the University of Redlands, Pacific, St. Francis and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Devin Lewis was the high scorer for Tech, totaling five goals over the four contests.