Four MIT Student-Athletes Receive Capital One Academic All-America At-Large HonorsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Juniors Molly McShane (Lake Bluff, Ill.), Wyatt Ubellacker (Georgetown, Ky.), and Matt Hohenberger (St. Louis, Mo.) along with senior Anastasia Vishnevetsky (Orange, Conn.) were named to the Capital One Academic All-America at-large team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Tuesday. McShane was voted to the first team, Ubellacker and Hohenberger earned spots on the second team, while Vishnevetsky rounded out the honorees with a selection to the third team. MIT’s four awards is the second-highest tally among Division III programs this year and tied for the second most in Institute history. The Engineers are the all-time Division III leader in producing Academic All-Americas and ranks third across all NCAA divisions with 184 honorees.
MIT Places Five on Capital One Academic All-District At-Large TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Seniors Columbus Leonard (Mill Valley, Calif.) and Anastasia Vishnevetsky (Orange, Conn.) along with juniors Matt Hohenberger (St. Louis, Mo.), Wyatt Ubellacker (Georgetown, Ky.), and Molly McShane (Lake Bluff, Ill.) were selected to the Capital One Academic All-District at-large team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday. The five student-athletes will represent MIT on the national ballot and will vie for Academic All-America honors to be voted on later this month.
Field Hockey Garners Academic Recognition from NFHCACAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Six student-athletes from the MIT field hockey team were named to the National Academic Squad by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Monday. In addition to the individual accolades, MIT also received the National Academic Team award from the NFHCA for their cumulative success in the classroom.
Klauber Earns NCAA Statistical TitleCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT senior Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) added another accolade to her impressive resume, as the forward was recognized as the 2011 NCAA Division III field hockey statistical champion in assists per game. Klauber led the country with 22 assists in 23 games for an average of 0.96 per contest. Her 22 assists establishes a new program record, as Klauber totaled six more than the previous high.
Silva Named New England East Regional Coach of the YearCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following a banner season, in which she led her team to the national quarterfinals and its second New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tournament championship in three years, MIT head coach Cheryl Silva was named the New England East regional Coach of the Year by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Wednesday. Silva, who received similar accolades in 2009, helped the Engineers win a program record 19 games, including a pair in the NCAA Division III tournament, to advance within one game of the final four.
Klauber, McShane Earn All-America NodsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For just the second time in program history, and first since 1998, the MIT field hockey team had two selections to the Division III All-America team as selected by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). Senior Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) and junior Molly McShane (Lake Bluff, Ill.) collected the All-America nods, with Klauber landing on the first team. McShane has now earned All-America honors in each of her first three seasons with the Cardinal and Gray, thanks to her second team selection.
Tech Places Six on NFHCA All-Region SquadCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following one of the most successful seasons in program history, six MIT student-athletes were honored with all-region accolades from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA), including seniors, Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) and Anna Teruya (Hockessin, Del.). Joining Klauber and Teruya on the first team All-New England East are Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.) and Molly McShane (Lake Bluff, Ill.). Kimberly Barker (Camden, N.Y.) and Maddy Wharton (Swarthmore, Pa.) were tabbed to the second team.
Klauber and Teruya to Play in NFHCA Senior All-Star Game SaturdayCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT seniors Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) and Anna Teruya (Hockessin, Del.) will cap their outstanding careers by playing in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Senior All-Star game this weekend. The game will be held at Nichols College, site of this year’s NCAA Division III championship, at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Tech Falls to Bowdoin, 3-0, in NCAA Field Hockey QuarterfinalsBRUNSWICK, Maine – Defending champions and top-seeded Bowdoin College proved to be too much for the No. 20 ranked MIT field hockey team, as Tech’s season came to an end with a 3-0 loss in the NCAA Division III quarterfinals on Sunday afternoon. The Polar Bears used a pair of second-half tallies to pull away from the Engineers, who had advanced to the national quarterfinals for the first time in program history and established a new Institute mark for wins in a season (19-4).
Engineers Upset Denison, 4-1, One Win away from National SemifinalsBRUNSWICK, Maine – Junior Kimberly Barker (Camden, N.Y.) was tremendous, scoring a pair of goals and adding two more assists, to help the nationally-ranked No. 20 MIT field hockey team knock off eighth-seeded Denison University, 4-1, in the second round of the NCAA Division III field hockey championship on Saturday. With the win, MIT sets a new program record for wins in a single season (19-3) and moves on to the regional final on Sunday against top-ranked and unbeaten Bowdoin College.
NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A league-leading 45 athletes represented MIT on the 2011 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale, achieving second year academic status at his or her institution, and being a member of a varsity team for the entire season.
Tech Ready for Second Round NCAA Tilt with DenisonBRUNSWICK, Maine – Following a convincing win over Husson University in the opening round on Wednesday, MIT will travel to Bowdoin College for the second and third rounds of the NCAA Division III field hockey championship this weekend. The Engineers will face Denison University (18-1) on Saturday at 2:00 p.m., looking to advance past the second round of the national championship for the first time in program history.
Klauber Helps Send MIT into Second Round of NCAA Tournament for Second Time in Three YearsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Playing in her final game on Jack Barry Field, senior Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) put on a dazzling offensive display, scoring five goals and adding an assist, as MIT defeated Husson University, 7-0, in the first round of the NCAA Division III field hockey championship on Wednesday night. With the win, the Engineers (18-3) advance to the second round of the postseason for the second time in three years. Husson, who was making its third straight postseason appearance, sees its season come to an end at 11-9, after a thrilling run through the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) tournament.
Klauber, Silva Among Six Engineers Honored by NEWMACCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Two days after capturing the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title in dramatic fashion, the MIT field hockey team received additional accolades at the league’s postseason meeting on Tuesday. Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) was named the NEWMAC Athlete of the Year, following an outstanding senior campaign in which she led the team with 59 points and 21 assists. Cheryl Silva was selected as the league’s Coach of the Year for the second time in three years and third time in her career.
MIT Set to Host NCAA Field Hockey Tournament Opening Round Game WednesdayCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a dramatic, come from behind victory in Sunday’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship, the MIT field hockey team was selected to host a first round NCAA tournament game against Husson University on Wednesday, November 9. The Engineers will be making their second NCAA tournament appearance in three years but playing on their home turf for the first time in program history.
McShane, Teruya Lift MIT to Dramatic, 2-1 Win over Mount Holyoke in NEWMAC ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Molly McShane (Lake Bluff, Ill.) netted the equalizer with just 81 seconds remaining in regulation and Anna Teruya’s (Hockessin, Del.) blast in overtime propelled MIT to its second New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship in three years, with a 2-1 win over Mount Holyoke College on Sunday afternoon. Teruya was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player, thanks in large part to her game-winner, as well as her tremendous defensive play throughout the tournament. The win sends MIT (17-3) into the NCAA Division III tournament for the second time in program history while Mount Holyoke (13-5) will need to await tomorrow’s selections to see if they qualified for an at-large bid into the postseason.
MIT Advances to Third-Straight NEWMAC Title Game with 8-2 win over SpringfieldCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Top seed and host MIT erupted for eight goals, including a team high four from Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.), to defeat Springfield College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey semifinal on Saturday afternoon at Jack Barry Field. The Engineers (16-3) advance to tomorrow’s NEWMAC final where they will await the winner of Saturday’s second semifinal between Mount Holyoke College and Babson College. The Pride see their season come to an end at 5-14.
Field Hockey Clinches NEWMAC Regular Season Title with 4-0 Win over BabsonBABSON PARK, Mass.—The visiting MIT Engineers scored twice in each half en route to a 4-0 victory over Babson College this afternoon in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action this afternoon. With the victory, MIT earned the NEWMAC regular season title, their first regular season championship since winning the NEW 8 Conference title in 1996.
Top-Ranked MIT Downs University of New England, 6-2BIDDEFORD, Maine.- In a matchup of the two top ranked teams in the NCAA New England East regional rankings, top ranked MIT jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, en route to an impressive 6-2 win over the University of New England, in non-conference field hockey action Wednesday night. During the game, Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) became Tech's all-time leading scorer, moving past Jessica Oleinik with a four-goal outburst, giving the senior 17 tallies on the year and 47 for her career.
Tech Stunned by Wellesley, 2-1, in OvertimeWELLESLEY, Mass. – Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.) netted her team-leading 18th goal of the year but it was not enough, as MIT dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to Wellesley College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action Tuesday afternoon. Allison Robbins (Bennington, Vt.) netted the game winner for the Blue just under seven minutes into the extra session to snap the Engineers’ season-high seven game winning streak.
MIT Downs Mount Holyoke, 3-2, in Key NEWMAC MatchupCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Kimberly Barker (Camden, N.Y.) netted the game-winning goal with under seven minutes to play to help MIT hold on for a 3-2 win in a hard-fought battle between two teams jockeying for position atop the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey standings. With the win, which was the 200th in the distinguished career of coach Cheryl Sivla, the Engineers improve to 5-1 in league play and 13-2 overall. The loss drops Mount Holyoke to 8-4 and 3-2 in conference.
Help MIT Field Hockey Support the Lymphoma Research FoundationCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – This coming Saturday, October 15, during its game against Mount Holyoke College, the MIT field hockey team will participate in a fund-raising effort to benefit the Massachusetts Chapter of the Lymphoma Research Foundation. The team will don special t-shirts during its warm-up and those shirts will be available for sale, with all proceeds, as well as donations received Saturday, going to the Lymphoma Research Foundation.
MIT Downs Wheaton College, 4-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s three leading scorers, Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.), Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.), and Kimberly Barker (Camden, N.Y.) each found the scoring column during a 4-0 win over visiting Wheaton College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action on a sun soaked Saturday afternoon on Jack Barry Field. The Engineers improve to 12-2 overall and 4-1 in league play with their third straight shutout. Wheaton falls to 6-6 and 1-3 in the NEWMAC.
Field Hockey Picks up Fifth Straight Win, 5-0, over WPICAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four different MIT players found the scoring column during a 5-0 win over visiting WPI in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action, on a windy and rainy Tuesday night in Cambridge. The victory is the 11th of the season for Engineers and gives them a share of first place in the NEWMAC at 3-1. WPI falls for just the third time this season (8-3) and first time in league play (2-1).
Engineers Blank Smith, 4-0NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) scored twice and fellow senior Anna Teruya (Hockessin, Del.) added another goal to help MIT shutout host Smith College, 4-0, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey action Saturday afternoon. Tech jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and never looked back, securing its 10th win on the season (10-2) and improving to 2-1 in league play. Smith falls to 2-7 overall and 0-3 in the NEWMAC.
MIT Downs Visiting Endicott, 2-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sophomore Molly Duffy’s (New Providence, N.J.) put-back early in the second half proved to be the game winner, as MIT defeated visiting Endicott College, 2-1, in non-conference field hockey action on Tuesday night. The win is the third straight for the Engineers, who improve to 9-2 on the 2011 campaign. Endicott falls to 1-7 with the loss.
Klein Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the WeekCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After making her first collegiate start on Saturday, freshman Jenna Klein (Parma, Ohio) was rewarded as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Defensive Player of the Week. Klein made 10 saves to help MIT defeat Springfield, 4-2, and earn her first career win in goal.
Tech Picks up First Conference Win with 4-2 Defeat of SpringfieldCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s three leadings scorers, Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.), Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) and Kimberly Barker (Camden, N.Y.) all found the back of the net in the first half of a 4-2 win over Springfield College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) field hockey play Saturday. The Pride would get as close as two midway through the second half but were not able to complete the comeback, falling to 0-5 on the year and 0-1 in league play. The win was the first for the Engineers in the NEWMAC and they improve to 8-2 overall.
Mackey and Barker Key 2-1 Win for MIT over NicholsDUDLEY, Mass. – Freshman Caitlin Mackey (San Diego, Calif.) and Kimberly Barker (Camden, N.Y.) combined for a pair of goals as MIT edged host Nichols College, 2-1, in a non-conference field hockey action on Vendetti Field Wednesday evening. With the win the Engineers improve to 7-2 overall while Nichols falls to 4-2.
Field Hockey Drops NEWMAC Opener at Clark, 4-1WORCESTER, Mass. – The MIT field hockey team opened New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday afternoon at Clark University, falling to the host Cougars, 4-1. The loss was the second on the year for the Engineers, who are now 6-2 overall. Clark improves to 5-1 after winnings its league opener.
Duffy and Klauber Lead MIT to 4-1 Win over GordonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The combination of Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.) and Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) proved to be a winning one on Tuesday night, as the duo connected on three straight goals in the first half of a 4-1 MIT victory over Gordon in non-conference field hockey action. Duffy’s three scores give the sophomore 11 goals on the season, tying her for the most in all of NCAA Division III. With the win the Engineers improve to 6-1, as they prepare to enter New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Saturday.
MIT Unable to Overcome Three Unanswered Goals in 3-1 Setback to Johns HopkinsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Visiting Johns Hopkins University scored three unanswered goals in a span of three minutes and seven seconds, to pull out a 3-1 win over MIT in non-conference field hockey action on Sunday afternoon. The loss was the first of 2011 for the Engineers, after winning five straight to start the season. Johns Hopkins bounced back from its first setback of the year on Saturday to improve to 3-1.
Engineers Improve to 5-0 with Win over Washington CollegeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Anna Teruya (Hockessin, Del.) scored twice, including once on a penalty stroke, and MIT avenged last year’s loss with a 4-1 win over Washington College (Md.) in non-conference field hockey action on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers tallied three second-half goals to pull away from the Shorewomen (1-3) and improve to 5-0 on the season.
Balanced Scoring Attack Keys 6-0 Win over SimmonsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Six different players found the scoring column during a 6-0 win for MIT over visiting Simmons College in non-conference field hockey action on Jack Barry field Thursday night. Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) led the way with a goal and three assists to help the Cardinal and Gray improve to 4-0 to start the season. The loss was the first for the Sharks after winning their first two games.
Hat Tricks by Duffy and Mackey Key 12-0 Win over LasellCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Caitlin Mackey (San Diego, Calif.) recorded her first-career hat trick, eventually finishing with four goals, and sophomore Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.) also added four scores, as MIT downed visiting Lasell College in non-conference field hockey action on Tuesday night. Playing in a driving rain throughout most of the game, the Engineers jumped out to a quick lead and never looked back to improve to 3-0 on the young 2011 campaign. Lasell falls to a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponent for the second straight game, after opening the season with a loss to WPI.
Klauber Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the WeekCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After helping lead the MIT field hockey team to a pair of convincing wins to open up the season, senior Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) was recognized as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Klauber totaled 11 points in two games, scoring four goals and assisting on three more.
Barker and Klauber Propel Tech to 6-2 Win Over UMass-DartmouthCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Kimberly Barker (Camden, N.Y.) paced the Engineers with three markers and Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) added four points, on two goals and two assists, to help MIT secure a 6-2 win over UMass-Dartmouth in non-conference field hockey action Saturday. Tech jumped out to a 5-0 lead and never looked back, improving to 2-0 on the season. The win is the third straight for the Engineers over the Corsairs, who were playing in their season opener.
Field Hockey Downs New England College, 8-1, in Season OpenerCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Kameron Klauber (Carlsbad, Calif.) racked up a game-high five points on two goals and an assist in MIT’s 8-1 victory over New England College in a non-conference field hockey game on Thursday afternoon. The Engineers, making their debut on the recently renovated Jack Barry Field, recorded their third straight season-opening win against the Pilgrims (0-1). Emily Kuchta provided the lone goal for the visitors.
MIT Announces 2011 Field Hockey ScheduleCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Looking to make a return appearance to the NCAA Division III tournament, after coming up one game short a year ago, the MIT field hockey team will open up its 2011 campaign on September 1 with a home date against New England College. Tech released its full slate of games today, which includes 11 dates on the newly refurbished turf of Jack Barry Field.
MIT Athletics Fall 2011 Webcast Schedule SetCambridge, Mass. – Webcasting is back for the 2011-12 season for MIT Athletics, with a schedule that includes 26 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.