Field Hockey Receives Program's Highest NFHCA National Ranking

Freshman Krishna Jaitly

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Currently in the midst of the program's longest stint on the Penn/Monto National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Poll, MIT climbed up two spots to No. 15 in the rankings on Tuesday. With their highest standing in team history, the Engineers were also joined by NEWMAC rivals Wellesley College (No. 16) and Mount Holyoke College (No. 20) for the second week in a row.

Holding a 9-0 ledger heading into Sunday's home game against No. 6 Middlebury College, MIT is fifth in the nation in assists per game (3.56), seventh in points per game (12.89), eighth in scoring margin (3.67), ninth in goals per game (4.67), and 11th in scoring average (4.54). Individually, senior Molly Duffy (New Providence, N.J.) ranks eighth in goals per game (1.44) and ninth in points per game (3.33) while sophomore goalie Evie Kyritsis (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) is 15th in goals against average (0.86).