• MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup Rankings
    July 21, 2010
    MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup Rankings CAMBRIDGE, 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).
  • Hansen Falls in NCAA Women's Tennis Quarterfinal
    May 28, 2010
    Hansen Falls in NCAA Women's Tennis Quarterfinal FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – After winning two grueling three-set matches, MIT senior Leslie Hansen fell in the Quarterfinals of the 2010 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship, hosted by the University of Mary Washington. Hansen becomes MIT’s first woman to reach the singles quarterfinal, having eventually lost to No. 3 seed Julia Browne of Tufts University on Saturday morning.
  • Dixon and Hansen Earn Academic All-District Accolades
    May 24, 2010
    Dixon and Hansen Earn Academic All-District Accolades CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT student-athletes Keri Dixon and Leslie Hansen were recently named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Dixon, Tech’s starting goalkeeper in field hockey, and Hansen, a four-year member of the women’s tennis team, were honored as part of the At-Large category, which encompasses all NCAA sponsored sports without a specific award. Both were tabbed to the Third Team All-District.
  • Trinity Defeats Women's Tennis
    April 20, 2010
    Trinity Defeats Women's Tennis CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The MIT women's tennis team concluded its season at home on Tuesday, dropping a 6-3 decision to Trinity College (Conn.) on the DuPont Tennis Courts. Leslie Hansen and Anastasia Vishnevetsky picked up Tech's only points, as the Engineers fell to 5-13 to wrap up the 2009-10 season. Trinity improved to 5-3 with its second win in a row.
  • Women's Tennis Drops Two in N.Y. Roadtrip
    April 19, 2010
    Women's Tennis Drops Two in N.Y. Roadtrip POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The MIT women’s tennis team was hit with a pair of losses in its final two road games of the season, dropping Saturday’s 7-2 decision to Skidmore College before losing in a 9-0 sweep by No. 22 Vassar College on Sunday.
  • Brandeis Slips Past Women's Tennis, 5-4
    April 06, 2010
    Brandeis Slips Past Women's Tennis, 5-4 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On Tuesday, the MIT women’s tennis team faced off against the team from Brandeis College on the duPont Tennis Courts. Though the Engineers held an early lead, the bottom of the lineup prevailed for the Judges, who narrowly escaped with a 5-4 victory.
  • Women's Tennis Splits at Wellesley Invitational
    April 04, 2010
    Women's Tennis Splits at Wellesley Invitational WELLESLEY, Mass - The MIT women's tennis team went 1-1 at this weekend's Wellesley Invitational, picking up a 9-0 win against Simmons College before dropping a 9-0 decision to host Wellesley College.
  • Bates Women's Tennis Scores 7-2 Win over MIT
    March 13, 2010
    Bates Women's Tennis Scores 7-2 Win over MIT LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates College women's tennis team stayed unbeaten and defeated MIT for the first time since at least 1998 by a 7-2 score.
  • Women's Tennis Falls to NYU in Spring Season Opener
    March 06, 2010
    Women's Tennis Falls to NYU in Spring Season Opener CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT women’s tennis team opened its spring season on Saturday by hosting New York University in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. The Violets dominated the Engineers on the court, taking home a 8-1 win.
  • Daniel Griffin Named Interim Head Coach of Women’s Tennis
    December 29, 2009
    Daniel Griffin Named Interim Head Coach of Women’s Tennis CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Daniel Griffin, a two-year assistant coach with MIT’s women’s tennis team, will serve as the interim head coach during the spring 2010 season. He will guide the squad during current head coach Carol Matsuzaki’s leave of absence as she and her partner prepare for the birth of their first child. Matsuzaki, the program’s all-time winningest coach, will return to her post for the 2010-11 campaign.
  • NEWMAC Announces Academic All-Conference Teams
    November 12, 2009
    NEWMAC Announces Academic All-Conference Teams CAMBRIDGE, 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.
  • NEWMAC Announces Women's Tennis Awards
    October 27, 2009
    NEWMAC Announces Women's Tennis Awards CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its 2009 Women’s Tennis post-season awards on Tuesday. The two tournament finalists, Wheaton and Wellesley, combined to account for all nine of the First-Team nods, while MIT gathered three Second-Team awards.
  • Wellesley Knocks out MIT; Wheaton Eliminates Smith
    October 25, 2009
    Wellesley Knocks out MIT; Wheaton Eliminates Smith CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology played host to the 2009 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Tennis Championship today at the duPont Tennis Courts. The two-day event continued with semifinal matches as the #6 seed Engineers of MIT faced the #2 Blue of Wellesley College and the #4 Pioneers of Smith College played the #1 Lyons of Wheaton College. After Sunday morning’s matches, the Lyons and Blue secured spots in the afternoon’s championship, leaving the Engineers and Pioneers with only the opportunity to watch from the bleachers.
  • MIT, Smith Advance in Women’s Tennis Tournament; Babson, Mount Holyoke Fall
    October 24, 2009
    MIT, Smith Advance in Women’s Tennis Tournament; Babson, Mount Holyoke Fall CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology played host to the 2009 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Tennis Championship today at the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. The two-day event began with quarterfinal matches as the #6 seed Engineers of MIT took on the #3 Beavers of Babson College and the #5 Lyons of Mount Holyoke College challenged the #4 Pioneers of Smith College. After the day was done, the Engineers and Pioneers were victorious, and the Beavers and Lyons were eliminated.
  • Women's Tennis Closes Regular Season with 2-7 Loss to Babson
    October 20, 2009
    Women's Tennis Closes Regular Season with 2-7 Loss to Babson BABSON PARK, Mass. – The Babson College women’s tennis team finished up its regular season competition with a 7-2 victory over visiting MIT in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at the Farwell Courts on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, Babson (7-3 overall, 5-2 NEWMAC) will enter this weekend’s conference tournament as the third seed and will have face sixth-seeded MIT (3-5 overall, 3-4 NEWMAC) in a rematch of today’s contest in the NEWMAC Quarterfinals this Saturday, October 24, at 11 a.m. at MIT.
  • Tech Pair Captures Second at NEWITT; Vishnevetsky Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
    October 18, 2009
    Tech Pair Captures Second at NEWITT; Vishnevetsky Named NEWMAC Player of the Week SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – This weekend, MIT women’s tennis sent four pairs to compete in the 2009 New England Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament hosted by Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College. The Engineers’ top pair of Leslie Hansen and Anastasia Vishnevetsky fought their way through the field and finished as runners-up among 42 entries.
  • Women's Tennis Falls to Wheaton, 6-3
    October 14, 2009
    Women's Tennis Falls to Wheaton, 6-3 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On Tuesday, MIT women's tennis faced off against Wheaton College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match. While the Engineers were able to put up a fight, the conference-leading Lyons pulled out a 6-3 win to secure the regular-season title.
  • Women's Tennis Dismisses Smith, 6-3
    October 10, 2009
    Women's Tennis Dismisses Smith, 6-3 CAMBRIDGE, Mass - MIT's women's tennis team came up with another conference win as Smith College got sent home, 6-3. Despite being unable to match the Pioneers' depth, the Engineers bit hitters were able putting together the victory to lift MIT to 3-3 (3-2 NEWMAC) for the season.
  • Wellesley Takes 6-3 Match over Women's Tennis
    October 06, 2009
    Wellesley Takes 6-3 Match over Women's Tennis WELLESLEY, Mass. – In a re-match of last year's NEWMAC Championship battle, Wellesley tennis once again came out on top, posting a 6-3 victory over MIT on Tuesday evening at Wellesley. The Blue improve to 4-2 (3-1 NEWMAC) while MIT falls to 2-3 (2-2 NEWMAC).
  • McCree and Hall Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week
    October 05, 2009
    McCree and Hall Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week BABSON PARK, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has selected MIT's Anisa McCree and Alex Hall as Women's Tennis Doubles Team of the Week.
  • Women's Tennis Sweeps Clark, 9-0
    October 03, 2009
    Women's Tennis Sweeps Clark, 9-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a tough 9-0 loss to Tufts, MIT women’s tennis bounced back today to sweep the Cougars of Clark University, 9-0, this afternoon in the duPont Tennis Bubble. Originally scheduled to be played at Clark, the match was relocated to accommodate the rainy weekend weather.
  • Tufts Blanks Women's Tennis, 9-0
    October 02, 2009
    Tufts Blanks Women's Tennis, 9-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –MIT women’s tennis faced off against in a non-conference match against Tufts University today at duPont Tennis Courts. The David v. Goliath bout ended without any surprise as the Jumbos trampled the Engineers in a 9-0 shutout.
  • Mount Holyoke Edges Women's Tennis 5-4
    September 26, 2009
    Mount Holyoke Edges Women's Tennis 5-4 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT Women's Tennis was narrowly defeated 5-4 by a visiting Mount Holyoke in a conference match today at DuPont Tennis Courts. Both teams now carry an overall and conference record of 1-1.
  • Leslie Hansen Named NEWMAC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week
    September 22, 2009
    Leslie Hansen Named NEWMAC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week BABSON PARK, Mass. - MIT senior Leslie Hansen has been named NEWMAC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week. Hansen posted a 2-1 record at this weekend's ITA Women's New England Regional Championship hosted by MIT.
  • MIT Hosts ITA New England Regional Tournament
    September 20, 2009
    MIT Hosts ITA New England Regional Tournament CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – This weekend, MIT played host to 20 teams in the International Tennis Association (ITA) New England Regional Women’s Championships. MIT went 6-8 on the weekend as Kristen Alotta of Williams won the individual title while Julia Browne and Meghan McCooey of Tufts claimed the doubles championship.
  • Williams’ Alotta and Tufts Pair Win ITA Regionals
    September 19, 2009
    Williams’ Alotta and Tufts Pair Win ITA Regionals CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – This weekend, MIT played host to the International Tennis Association (ITA) New England Regional Championships.
  • Women’s Tennis Defeats Springfield, 7-2, in Season Opener
    September 12, 2009
    Women’s Tennis Defeats Springfield, 7-2, in Season Opener SPRINGFIELD, Mass – In the first match of its season, MIT women’s tennis posted an impressive 7-2 victory over conference-rival Springfield College on Saturday.
  • Tennis Tabbed for ITA Honors
    August 19, 2009
    Tennis Tabbed for ITA Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT was the only NEWMAC institution to receive All-Academic Team accolades for both its men’s and women’s programs as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The women’s squad collected its seventh award while the men received their second nod. Individually, the Engineers collected 20 honors which ties Pomona-Pitzer College for first in the country.