2014-15 MIT Women's Tennis News

  • Kohrs Earns Second Career All-America Honor
    June 09, 2015
    Kohrs Earns Second Career All-America Honor SKILLMAN, N.J. – After a second straight standout season, sophomore Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) earned All-America honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) after completing the year ranked as the No. 14 women’s singles tennis player among the NCAA Division III ranks.
  • Women’s Tennis Awarded Team Sportsmanship Award
    May 18, 2015
    Women’s Tennis Awarded Team Sportsmanship Award SKILLMAN, N.J. – MIT’s women's tennis team was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as the women’s team recipient of the 2015 ITA National Team Sportsmanship Award for the month of May. The University of Central Florida was named the men’s award winner.
  • MIT Falls To Amherst In NCAA Elite 8 Matchup
    May 18, 2015
    MIT Falls To Amherst In NCAA Elite 8 Matchup MASON, Ohio – The history-making run of the MIT women’s tennis team in the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship came to an end today as the Engineers fell to Amherst College, 5-1, in a national quarterfinal match at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.
  • MIT Moves To NCAA Elite 8 With Victory Over Washington & Lee
    May 10, 2015
    MIT Moves To NCAA Elite 8 With Victory Over Washington & Lee FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – History was made today as the No. 13 MIT women’s tennis team defeated No. 4 Washington & Lee University, 5-3, in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship. With the victory the Engineers will advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in the history of the program.
  • Women’s Tennis Moves On In NCAA Tournament With Victory Over Mary Washington
    May 09, 2015
    Women’s Tennis Moves On In NCAA Tournament With Victory Over Mary Washington FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A comeback win in doubles and a strong effort in singles propelled the No. 13 MIT women’s tennis team to a 5-1 win over No. 19 University of Mary Washington in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship. MIT will now move on to play for the regional title tomorrow against No. 4 Washington & Lee University.
  • Women’s Tennis Rolls Past Franciscan In First Round of NCAA Tournament
    May 08, 2015
    Women’s Tennis Rolls Past Franciscan In First Round of NCAA Tournament FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – In the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship No. 13 MIT had little trouble with its first round opponent, Franciscan University. The Engineers rolled past the Barons, 5-0, dropping just two games total in their five victories.
  • MIT Women’s Tennis Gains At-Large NCAA Bid, Opens Play Friday
    May 05, 2015
    MIT Women’s Tennis Gains At-Large NCAA Bid, Opens Play Friday CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s women’s tennis team will be making its third consecutive trip to the Division III Women’s Tennis Championship this week. The NCAA announced that the Engineers received an at-large bid to the 2015 championship and will be one of 49 teams starting play in the tournament this week.
  • Women’s Tennis Closes Regular Season with Victory Over Simmons
    April 25, 2015
    Women’s Tennis Closes Regular Season with Victory Over Simmons CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Playing in its final match of the regular season, the MIT women’s tennis team took on Simmons College on Senior Day and defeated the Sharks, 9-0.
  • MIT Women’s Tennis Rolls Past Vassar
    April 18, 2015
    MIT Women’s Tennis Rolls Past Vassar CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT improved its chances of an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships next month when the No. 13 Engineers downed No. 22 Vassar College, 8-1. MIT won all six of the singles matches on its way to the victory.
  • No. 13 MIT Drops Matchup with No. 1 Williams, 8-1
    April 10, 2015
    No. 13 MIT Drops Matchup with No. 1 Williams, 8-1 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Continuing with its tough spring schedule, the No. 13 MIT women’s tennis team took on top-ranked Williams College this afternoon in Cambridge.
  • Women’s Tennis Falls at Bowdoin
    April 04, 2015
    Women’s Tennis Falls at Bowdoin BRUNSWICK, Maine – Taking on another top-10 ranked squad this spring, the MIT women’s tennis team, ranked No. 13, traveled to No. 8 Bowdoin College for a non-conference match this afternoon.
  • MIT Drops Match at Pomona-Pitzer, 7-2
    March 26, 2015
    MIT Drops Match at Pomona-Pitzer, 7-2 POMONA, Calif. – Wrapping up its spring break trip with a match against a top-10 opponent, the No. 13 ranked MIT women’s tennis team dropped a tough, 7-2, decision to No. 7 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges. Freshman Cindy Liu (Claremont, Calif.) picked up a three-set win in singles play for one of the Engineer’s victories.
  • No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Upends No. 16 MIT, 8-1
    March 24, 2015
    No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Upends No. 16 MIT, 8-1 CLAREMONT, Calif. – A strong effort in singles and doubles play helped fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Sripps go onto claim their third straight victory, defeating the 16th ranked MIT women's tennis, 8-1, on Tuesday afternoon at the Biszantz Tennis Center.
  • Women’s Tennis Battles No. 13 Chicago for a 7-2 Victory
    March 23, 2015
    Women’s Tennis Battles No. 13 Chicago for a 7-2 Victory CLAREMONT, Calif. – Playing nationally-ranked No. 13 University of Chicago for the first time in program history, the MIT women’s tennis team emerged with a 7-2 victory at The Claremont Club on Monday afternoon. The win raised the No. 16 Engineers’ ledger to 13-1 for the season.
  • No. 16 Engineers Top RPI, 8-1
    March 22, 2015
    No. 16 Engineers Top RPI, 8-1 CLAREMONT, Calif. – The No. 16 MIT women’s tennis team kicked off its spring training trip with an 8-1 victory over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Sunday at The Claremont Club. Following the first meeting between both programs, MIT improved to 12-1 on the year.
  • MIT Women’s Tennis Begins Spring Season With Victory Over Brandeis
    March 13, 2015
    MIT Women’s Tennis Begins Spring Season With Victory Over Brandeis CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Beginning the spring portion of its schedule at home, the 16th ranked MIT women’s tennis team got things started with a 9-0 decision over 26th ranked Brandeis University. Freshman Dora Tzeng (Freemont, Calif.) picked up a pair of wins for the Engineers, including a match-clinching win in singles play.
  • NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards
    November 04, 2014
    NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards BOSTON, Mass. – A league-leading 71 athletes represented MIT on the 2014 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale, achieving second year academic status at his or her institution, and being a member of a varsity team for the entire season.
  • Record Nine MIT Women’s Tennis Players Earn All-NEWMAC Honors; Matsuzaki Named Coach of the Year
    October 29, 2014
    Record Nine MIT Women’s Tennis Players Earn All-NEWMAC Honors; Matsuzaki Named Coach of the Year BOSTON, Mass. – After completing a fall season that saw it compile a 10-1 record and win the regular season New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title, the MIT women’s tennis team was well represented on the NEWMAC all-conference teams that were released today.
  • Women’s Tennis Falls In NEWMAC Final
    October 26, 2014
    Women’s Tennis Falls In NEWMAC Final BABSON PARK, Mass. – In a closely contested final, No. 1 seeded MIT saw its hopes for a third straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship dashed as No. 3 seed and host Babson College came from behind to upset the Engineers, 5-4. The loss was the first for MIT in 11 matches this season.
  • MIT Advances to NEWMAC Championship With 5-0 Win Over Mount Holyoke
    October 25, 2014
    MIT Advances to NEWMAC Championship With 5-0 Win Over Mount Holyoke BABSON PARK, Mass. – For a fourth straight year the MIT women’s tennis team will be playing for the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference title after the Engineers defeated Mount Holyoke College today, 5-0, in a conference tournament semifinal. The No. 1 seed, MIT will play tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in the championship match that will be hosted by Babson College.
  • Women’s Tennis Competes at NEWITT Tournament
    October 19, 2014
    Women’s Tennis Competes at NEWITT Tournament SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Tuning up for next weekend’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament, the MIT women’s tennis team took part in the annual New England Women’s Intercollegiate Tournament (NEWITT) this weekend.
  • Tam/Kohrs Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week
    October 14, 2014
    Tam/Kohrs Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week BOSTON, Mass. – For a second time this season the MIT women’s doubles team of junior Victoria Tam (Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.) and sophomore Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) has claimed the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Doubles Team of the Week award.
  • MIT Closes NEWMAC Season Undefeated
    October 11, 2014
    MIT Closes NEWMAC Season Undefeated NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Playing its second match in as many days, the MIT women’s tennis team completed the 2014 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season schedule undefeated with a 9-0 win at Smith College. MIT moved its overall record to 9-0 and completed NEWMAC play with an 8-0 record.
  • MIT Blanks Clark, 9-0
    October 10, 2014
    MIT Blanks Clark, 9-0 WORCESTER, Mass. – MIT stayed undefeated in women’s tennis play this afternoon as the Engineers traveled to Clark University and scored a 9-0 win in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match. With the win MIT clinched the No. 1 seed in the NEWMAC Tournament that will be held Oct. 25-26.
  • MIT Takes Thrilling, 5-4 Win Over Tufts
    October 08, 2014
    MIT Takes Thrilling, 5-4 Win Over Tufts MEDFORD, Mass. – Stepping out of conference play for the first time this season in a dual match, the MIT women’s tennis team scored an exciting win over cross-town rival Tufts University.
  • MIT Women’s Tennis Stays On Top of NEWMAC Standings with 9-0 Win Over Wheaton
    October 04, 2014
    MIT Women’s Tennis Stays On Top of NEWMAC Standings with 9-0 Win Over Wheaton CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Playing a dual match for the first time in nearly two weeks, the MIT women’s tennis team did not miss a beat as the Engineers remained undefeated in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play with a 9-0 win over Wheaton College.
  • Kohrs Advances To Round of 16 at ITA Championships
    September 28, 2014
    Kohrs Advances To Round of 16 at ITA Championships WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – After starting the season with a 5-0 record, the MIT women’s tennis team stepped away from dual match play this weekend for the annual USTA/ITA New England Regional Championships. The Engineers had seven singles players take the court during the tournament, along with all three of their doubles squads.
  • MIT Edges Babson In Battle of Undefeated Teams, 5-4
    September 23, 2014
    MIT Edges Babson In Battle of Undefeated Teams, 5-4 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) battle of undefeated women’s tennis teams, MIT came from behind to edge Babson College, 5-4, keeping its win streak intact at five to start the season.
  • MIT Downs Mount Holyoke
    September 20, 2014
    MIT Downs Mount Holyoke CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Playing at home, the MIT women’s tennis team kept its win streak to start the 2014-15 season alive this afternoon as the Engineers defeated Mount Holyoke College, 9-0, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference match.
  • Kohrs/Tam Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week
    September 15, 2014
    Kohrs/Tam Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week BOSTON, Mass. – For a second straight week the MIT women’s tennis team picked up a weekly New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) award when the league named junior Victoria Tam (Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.) and sophomore Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) the Doubles Team of the Week.
  • MIT Blanks Springfield, 9-0
    September 14, 2014
    MIT Blanks Springfield, 9-0 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Playing for the second time in as many days, the MIT women’s tennis team stayed on its season-opening roll, taking a 9-0 win at Springfield College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match. The victory was also a milestone for head coach Carol Matsuzaki who collected her 200th career win.
  • MIT Defeats Wellesley, 8-1
    September 13, 2014
    MIT Defeats Wellesley, 8-1 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its second match of the season, the MIT women’s tennis team remained undefeated as it took an 8-1 decision over Wellesley College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) matchup of last season’s NEWMAC Tournament finalists. Sophomore Krystal Lai (Irvine, Calif.) won a pair of matches to help the Engineers to the victory.
  • Kohrs Named NEWMAC Singles Co-Player of the Week
    September 08, 2014
    Kohrs Named NEWMAC Singles Co-Player of the Week BOSTON, Mass. – After opening the season with an impressive win, sophomore Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Tennis Singles Co-Player of the Week the league announced today.
  • Women’s Tennis Opens Season With Victory Over Emerson
    September 06, 2014
    Women’s Tennis Opens Season With Victory Over Emerson WINCHESTER, Mass. – MIT opened its 2014-15 women’s tennis season this afternoon, taking on New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Emerson College at the Winchester Indoor Tennis courts. The Engineers looked strong in the opener, sweeping past the Lions by a 9-0 score.
  • MIT Women’s Tennis Tabbed as Favorites in the NEWMAC
    August 29, 2014
    MIT Women’s Tennis Tabbed as Favorites in the NEWMAC BOSTON, Mass. – After winning back-to-back New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) titles, the MIT women’s tennis team has been picked to make it a three-peat in 2014 in the league’s preseason poll released today.
  • MIT Tennis Teams Earns Academic Honors from ITA
    July 11, 2014
    MIT Tennis Teams Earns Academic Honors from ITA SKILLMAN, N.J. – After successful seasons on the court in 2013-14 that saw the MIT men’s and women’s tennis teams claim New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) titles, both squads were recognized for its success in the classroom last season when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its academic award winners for 2013-14.