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).
Liz Theurer and Alex May Receive NCAA Postgraduate ScholarshipsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Seniors Liz Theurer and Alex May were awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships following the 2009 fall season. Theurer, a forward for the women's soccer squad, and May, an outside hitter on the women's volleyball team, became the first athletes from their respective programs to earn this honor.
Hernley Earns Awards from NSCAA, NEWISA and ECACCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Lauren Hernley, co-captain of MITs womens soccer team, added three more honors in recognition of her dominant performance at center midfield this season. Having already received Player of the Year recognition from the New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), she picked up all-region honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), New England Womens Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA), and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
Three Engineers Named CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-DistrictCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Three MIT women's soccer players have been named to the 2009 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 Teams. Lauren Hernley, Katie Pesce, and Liz Theurer were all recognized for their achievements on the field, in the classroom, and in the community.
Rowan Eliminates Women's Soccer, 3-0 in NCAA First RoundROCHESTER, N.Y. Jess Babice set up one goal and scored another as Rowan University defeated Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 3-0, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Womens Soccer Playoffs at Edwin Fauver Stadium.
NEWMAC Announces Academic All-Conference TeamsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference recently announced the 2009 NEWMAC Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Thirty-five MIT athletes were recognized by the conference for their performance in the classroom.
Lauren Hernley Named Women's Soccer Player of the YearCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its 2009 womens soccer post-season awards on Tuesday. MIT junior Lauren Hernley received accolades as NEWMAC Womens Soccer Player of the Year, and the Engineers picked up five awards total.
Alisha Lussiez Named NEWMAC Player of the WeekCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Alisha Lussiezs outstanding performances during the semifinal and championship games of the NEWMAC Womens Soccer Tournament earned her Player of the Week accolades. She recorded a pair of goals to propel the Engineers to their first NEWMAC Championship.
MIT Wins 2009 NEWMAC Championship; Engineers Defeat Springfield, 1-0WELLESLEY, Mass. - The third-seeded MIT women's soccer team used an early second-half goal to take home the 2009 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament Championship. The Engineers (12-5-2) defeated fourth-seeded and defending champion, Springfield College, 1-0, in the contest held on the campus of Wellesley College.
Womens Soccer Defeats Wheaton, 1-0, in NEWMAC SemifinalWELLESLEY, Mass. Alisha Lussiezs goal in the 20th minute was all MIT needed as it held on for a 1-0 victory over Wheaton College in NEWMAC semifinal action on Saturday. The win was the Engineers first over the Lyons since 1994 and it gave them their first championship appearance since 2002. The timely victory snapped Wheatons string of 10 consecutive title game appearances in the 12-year history of the NEWMAC.
Womens Soccer Advances to NEWMAC Semifinals; Eliminates WPICAMBRIDGE, Mass. The 2009 New England Womens and Mens Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Soccer Championship Tournament began today with a quarterfinal match-up between #3 seed MIT and #6 WPI on Saturday at Roberts Field. Repeating its regular-season success, MITs Engineers came up with a 4-0 victory over those from visiting WPI. With the win, MIT advances to play the #2 seed Lyons of Wheaton College in next weeks semifinal.
Womens Soccer Closes Regular Season with 2-0 Win over ClarkCAMBRIDGE, Mass. A fine rain fell steadily over Roberts Field as MIT womens soccer took on New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Clark University on a soggy Tuesday evening. After the Engineers took off to an early lead, the Cougars worked to close the gap, but slippery conditions and a relentless MIT offense swept Clark off its feet, giving Tech the victory in the final match of the NEWMAC regular season.
Mount Holyoke and MIT Play to Deadlock, 1-1SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. The Mount Holyoke College womens soccer team played to a 1-1 tie with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action at the Mount Holyoke Soccer Field this afternoon. It was the Lyons first regular season deadlock since they knotted Clark University 1-1 on October 7, 2006.
Women's Soccer Falls to Wheaton, 2-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass MIT womens soccer squared off against the Lyons from Wheaton College in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match today on Roberts Field. After a scoreless first half, Wheaton slipped through the MIT defense in the second half to come up with the 2-0 shutout.
Womens Soccer Halts Pioneers, 6-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Amidst Family Weekend festivities, MIT womens soccer played host to New England Womens and Mens Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) foe Smith College this afternoon at Roberts Field. MIT quickly derailed the visiting Pioneers and controlled the match, picking up a decisive 6-0 victory.
Women's Soccer Sinks Coast Guard, 7-1NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Sophomore Alisha Lussiez and freshman Emily Kuo had three goals each leading MIT to a 7-1 win over the United States Coast Guard Academy in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match.
Womens Soccer Holds Strong for 2-1 Win over WellesleyCAMBRIDGE, Mass MITs womens soccer took on the squad from Wellesley College in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) matchup this afternoon at Roberts Field. While Wellesley controlled most of the second-half action, the Engineers held on for a 2-1 victory over the Blue.
Babson Turns Away Women's Soccer, 3-1BABSON PARK, Mass. First-year Amy Festa recorded one goal and one assist to lead the Babson College womens soccer team to a 3-1 victory over visiting MIT in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) showdown at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, the Beavers, ranked sixth in New England by the NSCAA, improved to 9-3-1 overall and 2-1-0 in the conference, while the Engineers fell to 5-4-1 overall and 1-1-1 in the NEWMAC.
Bridgewater State Holds Off Womens Soccer 2-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. On a brisk October night, MIT womens soccer faced off against the Bears of Bridgewater State College under the lights at Roberts Field. While the Engineers made a second-half charge to close the lead, the Bears defense escaped trouble and held strong for a 2-1 victory.
Womens Soccer Defeats WPI 4-0; Extends Streak to FiveCAMBRIDGE, Mass. In a battle of the Engineers, MIT Womens Soccer won a 4-0 shutout over WPI in its conference opener today at Roberts Field. MIT (5-2) has now won five in a row, while WPI (3-6) has lost two straight.
Women's Soccer Sinks Salem State 2-1SALEM, Mass. Freshman forward Emily Kuo scored her team-leading fifth goal of the season in the first half, as the MIT Engineers edged the Salem State Lady Vikings 2-1 in a non-conference game Tuesday night.
Emily Kuo Named NEWMAC Women's Soccer Player of the WeekBABSON PARK, Mass. - The New England Men's and Women's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has named MIT freshman Emily Kuo Women's Soccer Player of the Week. In her first collegiate start, Kuo had two goals and three assists in MIT's 5-0 victory over UMass Dartmouth.
MIT Women's Soccer Topples UMass Dartmouth 5-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MITs Emily Kuo had three assists and two goals in a 5-0 rout of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today at Roberts Field. The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for the Corsairs, while the win extended MITs streak to three.
MIT Women's Soccer Downs Southern Maine 4-1GORHAM, Maine -- Three goals in a span of less than four minutes late in the second half proved to be the difference as MIT defeated the University of Southern Maine, 4-1, in a non-conference women's soccer match Saturday afternoon at the USM Soccer Field. The win was the second straight for the Engineers while the Huskies remain winless for the season.
MIT Women's Soccer Tops Worcester State, 3-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - A pair of second half goals were enough for MIT to shut down Worcester State College as the Engineers went on to win, 3-1, over the Lancers today on Roberts Field.