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).
NEWMAC Announces 2010 Spring Academic All-Conference TeamsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) recently announced the 2010 NEWMAC Spring Academic All-Conference Team. MIT collected 45 honors, second only to the 46 received by Springfield College. Tech finished the year with a league-high total of 105 awards, edging out Springfields 102.
Womens Lacrosse Collects Trio of NEWMAC All-Conference AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. For the fourth year in a row, the MIT womens lacrosse team received three All-Conference accolades from the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). Senior Casey Flynn was voted to the Second Team, resulting in the fourth nod of her career and put her in the company of Deanna Lentz 06 as the programs only four-time honorees. Juniors Erica Little and Alex Wright, also Second-Team selections, picked up the first awards of their careers.
Top-Seeded Babson Downs No. 5 MIT, 16-7, in NEWMAC SemifinalsBABSON PARK, Mass. Kaitlyn Pettengill recorded five points and Alyssa Hood added four to lead the top-seeded Babson College Beavers to a convincing 16-7 victory over fifth-seeded MIT in the semifinal round of the 2010 New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Lacrosse Tournament at Babsons MacDowell Field on Saturday.
Engineers Rally Past Wellesley, 7-6, in NEWMAC QuarterfinalWELLESLEY, Mass. -- Kelly Duncan's four second-half goals helped propel the fifth-seeded MIT women's lacrosse team to a 7-6 victory over No. 4 Wellesley College in the quarterfinal round of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship Tournament. With the win, the Engineers (9-6) earned a spot in the semifinals for the third year in a row where they will take on host and top-seed Babson College on Saturday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. The Blue saw its season come to an end with a 6-10 record.
Wellesley Defeats MIT, 14-7WELLESLEY, Mass. -- The Wellesley College womens lacrosse team used a 12-1 scoring run to oust New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival, MIT, by a score of 14-7 on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Blue improved to 3-3 in the league and 6-9 overall, while the Engineers evened their NEWMAC mark at 3-3 and dipped to 8-6 on the year.
Flynn Eclipses Another MIT Womens Lacrosse RecordCAMBRIDGE, Mass. With two assists, senior Casey Flynn broke the Institute record for assists in a season as her total now stands at 27. The feat made her MITs all-time leader for season and career goals, assists, and points. However, Flynns performance would not be enough as the Engineers fell to nationally-ranked No. 10 Babson College, 18-5, in a NEWMAC womens lacrosse game on Tuesday.
Women's Lacrosse Outlasts Mount Holyoke, 13-11, in OvertimeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Erica Littles game-high eight goals, including the game-winner, helped power MIT to a 13-11 overtime victory over Mount Holyoke College in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) womens lacrosse game on Saturday. The last time an Engineers game went into extra sessions was in 2005, which was a triple-overtime affair that the Cardinal and Gray won at Mount Holyoke.
Engineers Fall to Williams, 12-5CAMBRIDGE, Mass. A seven-point performance by Kaitlin Ellis helped propel Williams College to a 12-5 victory over MIT in a non-conference womens lacrosse game on Thursday night. Ellis racked up three goals, four assists, two groundballs, and two caused turnovers for the Ephs, who improved to 7-4 on the year. Erica Little led the Engineers (7-4) with two goals and added two groundballs.
MIT Defense Smothers Wheaton; Flynn Breaks Another RecordNORTON, Mass. The Wheaton College women's lacrosse team jumped out to a 3-1 advantage early in the first half before succumbing to an MIT 9-0 run during a 10-3 loss in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Tuesday at Keefe Field. With two goals and an assist, senior Casey Flynn became the Engineers career points leader as she eclipsed the standard of 204 set by Deanna Lentz 06.
Flynn Breaks Records in Win over SmithCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Casey Flynns record-breaking performance helped power the MIT womens lacrosse team to a 20-4 victory over Smith College in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game on Saturday. She posted three goals to surpass the all-time career mark and dished out seven assists to set the single-game record. The previous standards of 138 goals and five assists were held by Deanna Lentz 06. Flynns game-high 10 points was the second time she tied the Institute record which was first established by Tracy Sadowski 99.
MIT Fights off Emerson, 11-9CAMBRIDGE, Mass. A seven-goal effort by Emerson Colleges Meg Ross would not be enough as MIT fought off the Lions for an 11-9 victory in a non-conference womens lacrosse game. Erica Little led the Engineers with five points on four goals and one assist. The outing moved her career total to 100 goals, becoming the seventh player in the programs history to reach this mark. Following the inaugural meeting between both teams, MIT improved to 5-3 on the year while the Lions ledger lowered to 3-3.
Bridgewater State Outlasts Engineers, 15-13BRIDGEWATER, Mass. A rally late in regulation would not be enough as the MIT womens lacrosse team fell to Bridgewater State College, 15-13, on Monday afternoon. The loss lowered the Engineers ledger to 4-3 on the year.
Women's Lacrosse Holds off New England CollegeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. In the first meeting between both programs since 1996, the MIT womens lacrosse team emerged with a 13-9 victory over New England College on Saturday. Erica Little led the Engineers (4-2) with four goals and three assists as Katie Palasz paced the Pilgrims (3-4) with five points (four goals, one assist).
MIT Announces Lacrosse Webcasting ScheduleCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT has announced the addition of men's and women's lacrosse to its webcasting schedule. Each team is tentatively scheduled to broadcast two games during the 2010 season.
Flynn Powers MIT in Loss to SpringfieldCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Despite a four-goal and four-assist performance by Casey Flynn, the MIT womens lacrosse team fell to NEWMAC foe Springfield College, 17-13, on Saturday. With the loss, the Engineers ledger moved to 3-2 on the year and 0-1 in conference play.
Engineers Defeat Western Conn., 14-7CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT womens lacrosse team wrapped up its trip to West Palm Beach, Fla. with a 14-7 victory over Western Connecticut State University on Wednesday. For the second time in three games Erica Little paced the Engineers (2-1) with six points on five goals and an assist.
Southern Maine Edges out MIT, 15-13CAMBRIDGE, Mass. In its first meeting with the University of Southern Maine, the Huskies emerged with a 15-13 win over MIT in a womens lacrosse game held in West Palm Beach, Fla. on Monday. Casey Flynn compiled a team-high seven points on five goals and two assists as the Engineers ledger dipped to 2-1 on the year.
Strong Second Half Powers Womens Lacrosse Past GordonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT outscored Gordon College, 9-3, in the second half en route to an 18-13 victory in a non-conference womens lacrosse game on Thursday. The Engineers improved to 2-0 on the year, marking the first time in program history they have opened the season with back-to-back wins.
MIT Tops Manhattanville, 15-9, in Season OpenerCAMBRIDGE, Mass. In the inaugural meeting between both programs, the MIT womens lacrosse team picked up a 15-9 win over Manhattanville College on Saturday. Casey Flynn posted a game-high five goals and three assists for the Engineers (1-0) while Darby Webber notched a hat-trick for the Valiants (0-2).