2012 MIT Men's Water Polo Headlines

April 18, 2013
Ivovic Selected as MIT's Head Water Polo Coach
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Ivan Ivovic has been named MIT’s head water polo coach, it was announced today by MIT Director of Athletics and Department Head, Julie Soriero. Ivovic brings almost 20 years of playing and coaching experience to the Engineers’ program.

January 14, 2013
Mark Lawrence Steps Down as MIT Water Polo Coach
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Mark Lawrence, MIT’s head water polo coach, has announced that he will be stepping down as the Head Coach of the Engineers’ program. He will be moving on from MIT to become an assistant with the Brown University men’s water polo program.

November 18, 2012
MIT Water Polo Wraps Up Season With Loss to Harvard at Eastern Championship
PRINCETON, N.J. - In the fourth meeting between the two Cambridge rivals this season, MIT water polo lost to Harvard, 10-7. The Crimson evened the season record following a 19-7 loss and a 13-12 win during the regular season. At the Northern Division Championship, the Engineers won, 15-14, in sudden death overtime...

November 17, 2012
Navy Defeats MIT Water Polo, 21-9
PRINCETON, N.J. - In its second game of the Eastern Championship at Princeton University, the MIT water polo team lost to Navy, 21-9. Sophomore Jack Clark (Laguna Beach, Calif.) scored the most goals among the Engineers, tallying three throughout the game.

November 16, 2012
Water Polo Suffers Tough Loss to Mercyhurst, 6-5
PRINCETON, N.J. - In its opening game of the 2012 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Eastern Championship, No. 6 MIT water polo lost to Mercyhurst University, 6-5, which is the lowest scoring affair so far in this year's tournament. Junior Craig Cheney (Sherwood, Ore.) was the only Engineer to net more than one goal.

November 16, 2012
Three Engineers Named to CWPA All-North Teams, Rogers Receives Rookie of the Year Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT freshman Kale Rogers (Newberg, Ore.) was named the conference’s Rookie of the Year as announced by the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) on Friday morning. He joined fellow freshman Ory Tasman (Orlando, Fla.) on the All-Northern Division Second Team...

November 3, 2012
Water Polo Takes Two of Three at Northern Division Championships
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - At the Northern Division Championships over the weekend, MIT water polo defeated Iona, 12-11, and Harvard, 15-14, both in triple overtime, but lost to host Brown, 17-8, earning third place overall. The Engineers' performance earned them a spot at the Eastern Championships on Nov. 16-18 at Princeton.

October 27, 2012
Water Polo Sinks Connecticut College, 13-9
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a disappointing loss at Brown the night before, the water polo team defeated Connecticut College for the third time in the last three weeks with a score of 13-9 on Saturday night. The Engineers are now 9-10 for the season.

October 26, 2012
MIT Water Polo Downed by Brown, 12-9
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - MIT water polo was defeated by No. 12 Brown, 12-9, on the road on Friday night after a very close game. Junior Craig Cheney (Sherwood, Ore.) scored the first goal of the game just 30 seconds into the first period, giving the Engineers a quick lead over the Bears.

October 21, 2012
Engineers Finish Second in Tournament After Losing to JHU, 15-13
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Following victories over Washington & Jefferson and Connecticut College yesterday, MIT water polo narrowly lost to Johns Hopkins, 15-13 on Sunday afternoon. The Engineers wrapped up the final day of the Division III Eastern Championships in second place...

October 20, 2012
Day One of Water Polo Div. III Eastern Championships
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT water polo opened the first day of the Division III Eastern Championships with wins against Washington & Jefferson (19-10) and Connecticut College (15-9). They will continue the tournament tomorrow with a game against Johns Hopkins at 11:30 a.m. to battle for first place.

October 6, 2012
Water Polo Edged out by St. Francis, 14-11
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – After defeating Connecticut College earlier in the day, MIT water polo fell to St. Francis College (N.Y.), 14-11. Junior Scott Stephens (Los Altos, Calif.) led MIT with three goals. The Engineers are now 6-8 for the season.

October 6, 2012
Connecticut College Falls to MIT Water Polo
NEW LONDON, Conn. – MIT water polo defeated Connecticut College, 14-9, on Saturday afternoon, remaining undefeated in games against the Camels since the series began back in 2000. The Engineers are now 6-7 for the season as they head to Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. for their final game of the weekend against St. Francis College.

September 30, 2012
Water Polo Takes Three of Four in Weekend Road Trip
LEWISBURG, Pa. - MIT's water polo team hit the road for the Bison Invite at Bucknell University over the weekend and came away with a 3-1 record after losing to host Bucknell (18-12), and defeating Navy "B" (17-11), Notre Dame College (14-5) and Toronto University (13-9).

September 25, 2012
Water Polo Loses to Iona but Defeats Fordham
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT's water polo team lost to Iona College, 13-10 but defeated Fordham University, 9-6 at home on Saturday after being edged out by Harvard the night before (13-12).

September 21, 2012
MIT Water Polo Edged Out by Harvard, 13-12
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In their second game against Harvard this month, the first of which MIT won, 19-7, the Engineers were edged out by the Crimson, 13-12. MIT's record dipped to 3-5 for the season.

September 14, 2012
Water Polo Loses to Mercyhurst, 9-12
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In a back and forth game against Mercyhurst at home on Friday night, the MIT water polo team lost, 9-12. Ory Tasman (Orlando, Fla.) recorded four goals throughout the game, while fellow freshman Kale Rogers (Newberg, Ore.) added three more. The Engineers are now 3-4 for the season.

September 12, 2012
Kale Rogers Earns CWPA Weekly Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following his first appearance at the Princeton Invitational, freshman Kale Rogers (Newberg, Ore.) claimed the Northern Division Rookie and Player of the Week Awards as announced by the Collegiate Water Polo Association earlier this week.

September 9, 2012
Water Polo Wins 2 of 4 Games at Princeton Invitational
MERCER COUNTY, N.J. - MIT's water polo team traveled to New Jersey on Saturday to take part in the Princeton Invitational, a two-day tournament that took place at Princeton University. The team returned home on Sunday with a 2-2 record, falling to Princeton (14-8) and California (17-4) but defeating George Washington (13-6) and No. 2 ranked Johns Hopkins (13-11).

September 3, 2012
MIT Water Polo Falls to Brown and Chicago
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Following impressive wins over Yale and Harvard the day before, MIT's water polo team hit the road on Sunday for the second half of the Labor Day Invite at Brown University but ultimately fell to Brown (1-13) and Chicago (10-11). Freshman Matthew Orton (Los Altos Hills, Calif.) scored the lone goal against the Bears.

September 1, 2012
Freshmen Lead Engineers in First Half of Labor Day Invite
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In the opening tournament of the 2012 season, the MIT water polo team defeated Yale (23-7) and Harvard (19-7) but was unable to hold off Diablo Valley (13-7), who won the final game of the Labor Day Invite, hosted by MIT on Saturday.

August 27, 2012
MIT Athletics Fall 2012 Webcast Schedule Set
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Webcasting is back for the 2012-13 season for MIT Athletics, with a schedule that includes 23 different contests lined up for the fall it was announced today. Games for field hockey, football, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s water polo will all be included in the lineup.

August 13, 2012
2012 Water Polo Schedule Released
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The water polo team will open its 2012 season on September 1 with the Labor Day Invite, a home event where it will face Yale, Harvard and Diablo Valley College. After heading to Brown for day two of the tournament, the Engineers will spend the following weekend in New Jersey at the Princeton Invite (Sept. 8-9).