MIT Finishes 11th in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup RankingsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second year in a row MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Engineers’ Institute-best finish once again registered as the highest performance by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Tech Lands Six on the Academic All-District At-Large TeamsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Six MIT student-athletes were recently named to the Capital One Academic All-District At-Large teams, including a pair that also garnered national recognition from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). In addition to sophomore swimmer, Wyatt Ubellacker, and field hockey standout, Molly McShane, who landed on the Academic All-America squads, Keri Dixon, Beth Stavely, Tim Lee and Columbus Leonard earned regional recognition as part of District One. The At-Large category is traditionally the most competitive of the CoSIDA awards, as it encompasses the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo and wrestling.
Stavely is All-America as Women’s Swimming and Diving Shines at NationalsKNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The MIT women’s swimming and diving team returned from NCAA National Championships toting several new school records, an All American diver, and a fifteenth place overall finish, one of the best in the Institute’s history. The women compiled a total of 57 points, edging University of Wisconsin Eau Claire by one point in the 53-school field.
Nineteen MIT Swimmers Bound for NCAA ChampionshipsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The recent NCAA Division III swimming and diving championships have been dominated by a handful of schools. MIT’s men’s and women’s teams are hoping to give those squads a run for their money this year, and have the talent and numbers to do just that. They will compete in the NCAA men’s and women’s swimming and diving championships from March 23rd to March 26th in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Thirty Engineers Named Academic All-ConferenceCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the Academic All-Conference teams for the winter season of the 2010-11 academic year. The MIT swimming and diving and basketball teams have had 30 players tabbed for Academic-All Conference honors.
Dawn Dill Named NEWMAC Women’s Swimming Coach of the YearCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT coach Dawn Dill has been named the women’s swimming coach of the year in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). Dill was one of several representatives from MIT honored with NEWMAC post-season awards, announced by the conference office on Thursday, along with men's swimmers Wyatt Ubellacker and Colby Dunn.
MIT Crowned NEWMAC Women's Swimming ChampionsSOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – For the first time in school history, MIT took home top honors at the NEWMAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. With their win, the Engineers put an end to Springfield College’s 10-year reign as league champions. Over the course of the weekend, nine NEWMAC Championship records fell at the Mount Holyoke College Natatorium.
MIT Grabs Lead After Two Days at NEWMAC Swimming ChampionshipsSOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – With a plethora of standout perfornamces, the MIT women's swimming and diving team grabbed first place at the NEWMAC swimming and diving championships heading into tomorrow's final day. Tech has overtaken 10-time reigning champion Springfield College at the top of the leader board. The Engineers prevailed in five events to increase their point total to 614.5. Springfield remains in striking distance with 577.5 points. Meanwhile, the Coast Guard Academy rounds out the top three with 309 points.
MIT Sits Second at NEWMAC Women's Swimming ChampionshipsSOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (Feb. 18, 2011) – Ten-time reigning champion Springfield College has taken the early lead after one day of competition at the 2011 NEWMAC Swimming and Diving Championship. The Pride collected two victories on their way to 276.5 points. They hold a slight advantage over MIT (273.5), which also earned a pair of wins. A total of 10 squads are taking part in the event at the Mount Holyoke College Natatorium. The opening day featured three Championship records.
MIT Swimming Gears Up for NEWMAC Championships at Wheaton InviteNORTON, Mass. – With the championship competitions just weeks away, the MIT men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams attended the Wheaton Invite on Saturday to get some competitive swimming and plenty of time-trials in against other local schools. The non-team scoring competition featured the Engineers against NEWMAC rivals Wheaton and Clark, as well as the Jumbos of Tufts University.
#6 Women’s Swimming Squeaks by TuftsCambridge, Mass. – The #6 ranked MIT women’s swimming team got a good scare from the Tufts University Jumbos, but was able to stay perfect for the regular season. The Engineers escaped their final home meet of the year, celebrating senior day with a 161-149 victory.
Yeh, Stavely Earn NEWMAC Player of the Week NodsCambridge, Mass. –Joanna Yeh and Beth Stavely have each been honored as New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference athletes of the week, announced Monday, January 18th. Yeh was tabbed as the women’s swimmer of the week while Stavely was named the top women’s diver.
#6 Women’s Swimming Tops Coast Guard, SpringfieldCambridge, Mass. – MIT scored a 201-99 victory over Springfield College and a 215-85 win over Coast Guard at the Zesiger Pool on Sunday in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tri-meet. MIT swept their weekend of events and remains with an unblemished ledger this season.
#6 Women Swim Past ColbyWaterville, Maine – MIT’s women’s swimming and diving team dropped first place points in only two of the 16 events on Saturday en route to a 199-92 rout of Colby College. The Engineers stayed perfect on the season after being ranked sixth in the country this week by CollegeSwimming.com’s College Swimming Coach’s Association of America (CSCAA) Division III Poll.
Women’s Swimming Stays Undefeated by Beating WheatonNorton, MA – MIT’s women’s swimming team continue its unbeaten season on Thursday night by picking up a 205-94 road victory at Wheaton College. The women’s team won 12 of the 16 events and took two or three of the top spots in several of them.
Women Swimmers Tops at MIT InviteCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Three Engineer swimmers broke school records this past weekend, leading the MIT women’s swimmers to victory in the annual MIT Invitational swim meet at the Zesiger Pool. Katelyn Rossick, Calley Murphy and Christy Rogers all set new best marks for MIT in individual events and Tech amassed 1045 points to emerge victorious in the seven team field.
Women’s Swimming Gets Past Babson, BowdoinCambridge, Mass. – The MIT women’s swimming team delivered two dominating performances, getting by both schools they hosted in a weekend tri-meet. The Engineers won 228-70 over Bowdoin College and 251-44 over Babson College at Zesiger Pool. The women from MIT won sixteen of the meet’s events.
Women’s Swimming and Diving Routs Wellesley in Opening MeetWellesley, Mass. – The MIT women’s swimming and diving team kicked off their 2010 season with a rousing victory over Wellesley College on Wednesday evening. The Engineers cruised to a 1-0 record, knocking off the Blue by a 232-68 margin. MIT grabbed first place in each of the sixteen events, and also took second in thirteen of the competitions.
Swimming and Diving Starts Season with Impressive Showing at Batterman RelaysNorton, Mass. - Last weekend, MIT's swimming and diving teams competed against Tufts University, Wheaton College and Roger Williams University in the annual Charlie Batterman Relays. The Engineers women delivered a strong performance, winning eight of their nine events. MIT's men fared equally as well, as the two teams combined for sixteen wins and seven meet records.
MIT Announces 2010-11 Winter Sport SchedulesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT announced today its team schedules for the 2010-11 winter season. Eleven teams will compete, beginning with the rifle squad, whose season kicks off on October 2. A number of teams, including the mens basketball, mens and womens swimming & diving and mens and womens track & field are coming off extremely successful seasons, which culminated in appearances at their respective NCAA Championships. The womens basketball, mens and womens fencing, squash and mens volleyball schedules were also released.
MIT Ranks Fourth Among All NCAA Institutions in 2010 NCSA Collegiate Power RankingsCHICAGO, Ill. – The National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) recently announced its eighth annual Collegiate Power Rankings. Following another tremendous year, the Engineers were listed fourth overall in securing their highest ranking in the history of the report. The NCSA Athletic Recruiting’s Collegiate Power Rankings assess the academic and athletics standards of all NCAA athletic programs across the country. The Power Rankings were developed to help prospective student athletes and their families evaluate the particular strengths of the top colleges and universities at the Division I, II and III levels.