MIT Athletics News

  • MIT Set to Open USA Water Polo D3 National Championship Against Whittier on Saturday
    December 04, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (December 5) - The MIT water polo team, ranked seventh in the latest Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III national poll, is set to open play in the inaugural USA Water Polo Division III National Championship this weekend in Whittier, California. The Engineers will play host Whittier on Saturday, December 7 at 4:30 PM PST/7:30 PM EST in their opening round match.
  • Struckman, Berzolla & Reilly Selected to Represent MIT Women's Soccer at NEWISA Senior Bowl
    December 04, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (December 5) - Three seniors from the MIT women's soccer program have been selected to play in the 2019 New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association's (NEWISA) Senior Bowl match which will take place on Saturday, December 7 at noon in North Andover, Mass. on the campus of Merrimack College.
  • Worcester State Rallies to Defeat MIT, 62-59, in Women’s Basketball
    December 04, 2019
    A trio of three-pointers late in regulation gave Worcester State University a lead it would not relinquish as it went on to defeat MIT, 62-59, in a non-conference women’s basketball game on Wednesday night. Sophomore Christina Antonakakis (Holmdel, N.J.) paced the Engineers with 15 points.
  • No. 17 Squash Swept By No. 2 Trinity
    December 03, 2019
    In the first meeting between the two teams since the 2002-03 season, the No. 2 ranked Trinity College squash team swept No. 17 MIT by a 9-0 final on Tuesday evening in Connecticut. 
  • Berzolla and Nielan Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team
    December 03, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (December 3) - Senior midfielder Emily Berzolla (Riverside, Conn.) and junior defender Maya Nielan (Danville, Calif.) have both been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America First Team, as the organization announced its selections earlier today.
  • Football Lands Seven Student-Athletes on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    December 03, 2019
    Seven members of the MIT football team have been named as CoSIDA Academic All-District selections, as voted on by the region’s athletic communication directors. The seven student-athletes now advance to the CoSIDA Football Academic All-America national ballot.
  • MIT Women's Soccer Leads Division III With Five All-Region Selections
    December 02, 2019
    Kansas City, Mo. (December 2) - A program record five student-athletes from the MIT women's soccer team have earned All-Region accolades from the United Soccer Coaches Association. Five student-athletes not only set a new program record, but it was tied for first in all of Division III this season.
  • Men's Fencing Picks Up Two Wins at Brandeis Invitational
    December 01, 2019
    For the third year in a row, the MIT men's fencing team generated a 2-3 record at the Brandeis University Invitational held on Sunday. The Engineers defeated the University of Incarnate Word (18-9) and Cornell University (16-11), but fell to St. John's University (23-4), Harvard University (22-5), and Yale University (16-11). First-year Josh Sohn (Irvine, Calif.) powered the sabre squad with an 8-3 record while sophomore Robert Law (Los Altos, Calif.) paced the foil team with a 7-5 ledger. Sophomore Ritaank Tiwari (Los Gatos, Calif.) turned in the best performance for the epee contingent as he went 6-9.
  • Women's Fencing Defeats Incarnate Word at Brandeis Invitational
    December 01, 2019
    Facing its toughest competition during the first half of the season, the MIT women's fencing team posted a 1-4 ledger at the Brandeis University Invitational on Sunday. The Engineers topped the University of Incarnate Word (18-9) but fell to St. John's University (18-9), Cornell University (22-5), Harvard University (18-9), and Yale University (20-7). First-year Kristen Palmer (Brooklyn, N.Y.) powered the sabre squad with an 12-3 record while senior Taiylor Nunn (Westport, Conn.) led the epee unit with a 7-8 ledger. Senior Stephanie Li (Greenwood Village, Colo.) turned in a team-best 4-10 foil performance.
  • Jeremy Cowham Selected to 2019 NEISL All-Star Game Roster
    December 01, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (December 1) - MIT men's soccer goalkeeper Jeremy Cowham (Quincy, Mass.) has been selected to the 2019 New England Intercollegiate Soccer League (NEISL) All-Star Game Roster.
  • No. 4/5 Bowdoin Comes From Behind to Defeat MIT, 66-40
    November 30, 2019
    Bowdoin College outscored the MIT women’s basketball team, 27-7, during the fourth quarter, helping it pull away for a 66-40 non-conference win on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Paula Pieper (Greenville, S.C.) paced the Engineers with 15 points, four assists, and three steals. The Polar Bears, who are ranked No. 4 in the D3hoops.com Coaches Poll and No. 5 in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Poll, were led by Samantha Roy, who tallied 20 points, six rebounds, and two steals.
  • Hinkley, Cho Lead Men's Basketball Past Keene State, 75-57
    November 30, 2019
    Led by 27 points from junior Ian Hinkley (Raleigh, N.C.) and 20 points from sophomore Alex Cho (San Diego, Calif.), the MIT men’s basketball team finished its four-game road trip at 3-1 after a 75-57 victory at Keene State College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Gengaro Named as USTFCCCA New England Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Year
    November 30, 2019
    MIT women’s cross country sophomore Izzi Gengaro (Boonton Township, N.J.) was recently named as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) New England Regional Athlete of the Year.
  • Woltz Named to the Rhodes Scholar Class of 2020
    November 26, 2019
    MIT men’s cross country/track and field senior captain Billy Woltz (Logan, Ohio) has been elected to the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2020. Woltz is one of five MIT students and 32 students nationally that received what is considered the most elite award and scholarship for international study.
  • Men's Basketball Drops 73-63 Non-Conference Final at Tufts
    November 26, 2019
    In a back-and-forth game on Tuesday night, the MIT men’s basketball team had its three-game winning streak snapped in a 73-63 road setback at Tufts University.
  • Geschke and Huibregtse Placed on NWPC All-Conference Second Team
    November 26, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 26) – At the conclusion of the Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) Championship Tournament, the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) announced that MIT senior Clyde Huibregtse (New York, N.Y.) and sophomore Miller Geschke (Los Altos, Calf.) were selected to represent the Engineers on the NWPC All-League Second Team.
  • No. 17 Squash Wraps Up Navy Round Robin With Wins Over Bucknell and Denison
    November 24, 2019
    The No. 17 ranked MIT squash team wrapped up play at the Navy Round Robin with 9-0 victories over No. 37 Bucknell and Denison. The pair of wins pushed MIT's overall record to 6-2 this season and the Engineers wrapped up November with two wins over ranked teams.
  • No. 6 Men's Swimming and Diving Wins All 16 Events in Double Dual With WPI & Bowdoin
    November 23, 2019
    The No. 6 ranked MIT men's swimming and diving team won all 16 events as the Engineers swept both WPI and Bowdoin College in a double dual meet in Worcester. MIT seniors Bouke Edskes (Rockville, Md.) and Sam Ubellacker (Georgetown, Ky.) both registered NCAA "B" cut times in the sweep.
  • No. 12 Women's Swimming and Diving Defeats WPI & No. 24 Bowdoin in Double Dual
    November 23, 2019
    The No. 12 ranked MIT women's swimming and diving teams won 12 of 16 contested events and first-year Edenna Chen (Colorado Springs, Colo.) swam NCAA "B" cut times in the 100 and 200-breast as the Engineers topped host WPI and No. 24 Bowdoin College in a double dual meet in Worcester this afternoon.
  • No. 17 Squash Falls to No. 12 Franklin & Marshall, 7-2
    November 23, 2019
    The No. 17 ranked MIT squash team fell to No. 12 Franklin & Marshall on Saturday afternoon, 7-2. MIT received wins by Aman Sanger (New York, N.Y.) and Henry Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) at positions two and three, respectively, in the match.
  • Anderson Notches 400th Career Win as Men's Basketball Defeats Lasell, 84-70
    November 23, 2019
    With an 84-70 road win over Lasell University, MIT men’s basketball head coach Larry Anderson earned his 400th career win on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action. The victory was the third straight for the Engineers, who are now 3-2 overall.
  • Water Polo Defeats Iona, 16-6, to Finish Fifth at NWPC Tournament
    November 23, 2019
    The MIT water polo team finished in fifth place at the 2019 Northeast Water Polo Conference Championship Tournament as the Engineers defeated Iona College, 16-6, this afternoon in Cambridge.
  • Football Falls to No. 4 Muhlenberg in the NCAA Tournament First Round
    November 23, 2019
    In the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, the MIT football team dropped a 38-0 final to No. 4 Muhlenberg College. This marked the second straight NCAA Tournament appearance for MIT and third overall.
  • Gengaro and Collins Lead Women's Cross Country to Seventh Place at Division III National Championship
    November 23, 2019
    Sophomore Izzi Gengaro (Boonton Township, N.J.) posted the best individual finish in program history for the MIT women's cross country team at the Division III National Championship as she led the Engineers to seventh place overall today in Louisville.
  • Raman Leads Men's Cross Country to Ninth Place at Division III National Championship
    November 23, 2019
    Led by an All-American performance by first-year Sanjay Raman (Seattle, Wash.), the MIT men's cross country team finished ninth overall at the 2019 NCAA Division III National Championship this afternoon in Louisville.
  • Colby Defeats Women's Basketball, 68-42
    November 23, 2019
    Colby College outscored MIT, 18-6, in the second quarter, helping it pull away for a 68-42 win in non-conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Annika Sougstad (Mahtomedi, Minn.) tallied 13 points, five rebounds, three steals, and three blocks for the Engineers.
  • No. 17 Squash Takes Down No. 16 Navy for First Time in Program History
    November 22, 2019
    For the first time in program history, the MIT squash team has defeated the U.S. Naval Academy. The Engineers topped the Midshipmen by a 6-3 final to pick their first victory in the all-time series which stretches 54 matches and dates back to the 1948-49 season.
  • St. Francis Defeats MIT Water Polo, 18-8, in NWPC Tournament Opener
    November 22, 2019
    In its first Northeast Water Polo Conference Tournament match of the weekend, the fifth-seeded MIT water polo team dropped an 18-8 decision to fourth-seeded St. Francis NY on Friday afternoon in Cambridge. The loss puts MIT into a fifth-place game tomorrow against Iona at 1:00pm, while St. Francis will play top-seeded Harvard in the semifinals at 3:00 pm.
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