MIT Athletics News

  • Duff Accepts Assistant Athletic Director Position at Bates College
    August 13, 2019
    Jess Duff, the MIT special assistant to the director of athletics/department head, has been named as the assistant director of athletics at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
  • Meg Sisson French Named as Mary Frances Wagley `47 Swimming and Diving Head Coach
    August 08, 2019
    Meg Sisson French has been named as the Mary Frances Wagley `47 head coach for MIT men's and women's swimming and diving and a physical education and wellness instructor. French comes to MIT from Pomona-Pitzer Colleges in Claremont, Calif. 
  • Sobhy Brings Home Three Gold Medals From Pan American Games
    August 08, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (August 8) - MIT squash assistant coach Amanda Sobhy took home three gold medals at the 2019 Pan American Games last week in Lima, Peru.
  • Women’s Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award, Named to Academic Honor Roll
    August 08, 2019
    The MIT women's volleyball team collected its 13th consecutive American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award as announced by the organization last month. In addition, the Engineers earned a spot on the Academic Honor Roll by virtue of having one of the top 33 GPAs among Division III women’s programs. The college ranks produced 505 programs that met the requirements, including 175 Division III teams.
  • Austin Ringheim Named as MIT Water Polo Head Coach/Physical Education and Wellness Instructor
    August 07, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (August 7) -- Austin Ringheim has been named as the MIT water polo head coach and physical education and wellness instructor. Ringheim comes to MIT from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where he served as the assistant head coach for both the men’s and women’s water polo programs.
  • Men’s Heavyweight Crew Announces 2019-20 Recruiting Class
    August 07, 2019
    The MIT men’s heavyweight crew program has announced its incoming recruiting class for the 2019-20 season as nine student-athletes join the team, which will be under the guidance of Tony Kilbridge, the H.W. McCurdy ‘22 Director of Rowing/Head Coach, for the 14th season.
  • Women's Basketball Ranks 23rd on WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll
    August 07, 2019
    A GPA of 3.553 on a 4.0 scale during the past academic year resulted in the MIT women’s basketball team ranking 23rd on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll. This was the fourth year in a row the Engineers made the list and sixth time overall.
  • Women's Lightweight Crew Welcomes Seven Newcomers in 2019-2020
    August 06, 2019
    The MIT women’s lightweight crew team welcomes seven newcomers to the program for the fall of 2019, as announced by head coach Claire Martin-Doyle.
  • Mindy Brauer Earns AVCA Grant Burger Media Award for New England Region
    August 05, 2019
    Recently announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), MIT assistant director of communications, promotions and marketing, Mindy Brauer, has been honored with the Grant Burger Media Award for the New England Region.
  • Kalman Adds Four to 2020 MIT Softball Roster
    August 02, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (July 30) - The MIT softball team has announced its incoming recruiting class for the 2020 season as four student-athletes will join the program, which will be under the direction of second-year head coach Brooke Kalman.
  • Baseball Earns Second Straight ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award
    August 01, 2019
    The MIT baseball team has been honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) with the 2019 Team Academic Excellence Award. Teams from every level of college and high school baseball were recognized with this year’s award, which highlights programs coached by ABCA members that posted a GPA over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire 2018-19 academic year. The Engineers were one of 310 member programs honored as the team has a team GPA of 3.515 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Collects IWLCA Academic Accolades
    August 01, 2019
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team received multiple academic awards from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) last week. The Engineers were among 312 schools across NCAA Division I, II, III, and the NAIA to be named an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad. In addition, MIT placed eight student-athletes on the IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll.
  • Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and Individual Honors
    July 31, 2019
    Twenty-nine members of the MIT men’s and women’s track and field teams have been honored on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Teams. The MIT men’s team ranks third in the country with 14 honorees, while the women’s team is tied for sixth nationally with 15 selections.
  • Bertics Selected as NEWMAC NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
    July 30, 2019
    MIT women’s volleyball senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) has been put forward by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as one of the league’s two NCAA Woman of the Year nominees. Bertics was one of a record 585 institutional nominees from three Divisions and joins Smith College’s Lauren Bondi as the two NEWMAC nominees.
  • Abby Bertics Named 2018-19 Google Cloud Division III Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year
    July 30, 2019
    Abby Bertics ’19, formerly of MIT’s women’s volleyball team, was named the 2018-19 Google Cloud Division III Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Tuesday. She joins Maryann Gong ’17, a two-time recipient for cross country/track and field, and Brad Gray ’98 of the football team on the Engineers’ list of all-time honorees. Bertics is also the second Division III women’s volleyball student-athlete to earn this award.
  • Women's Tennis Welcomes Five Newcomers for the 2019-2020 Season
    July 23, 2019
    The MIT women’s tennis program will welcome five newcomers to the team for the 2019-20 season, as announced by head coach Carol Matsuzaki. Matsuzaki enters her 22nd season at MIT and is a 10-time NEWMAC Coach of the Year.
  • Lincou and Sobhy Bound for 2019 Pan American Games
    July 23, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (July 23) - MIT squash head coach Thierry Lincou and assistant coach Amanda Sobhy are heading to the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru this week as the games are scheduled to open competition on Thursday, July 25.
  • Men's Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Team Award; Five Engineers Named ITA Scholar-Athletes
    July 22, 2019
    Tempe, Ariz. (July 22) - For the 12th straight season, the MIT men's tennis team has been recognized for its academic success by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) All-Academic Team award. In addition, five student-athletes from the program received ITA Scholar-Athlete honors in 2019.
  • Women's Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Team Honors for 17th Straight Year; Five Named as ITA Scholar-Athletes
    July 22, 2019
    he MIT women’s tennis team has earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team honors, along with five individuals being named as ITA Scholar-Athletes. This marks the 17th consecutive season that the Engineers have been recognized with All-Academic Team accolades.
  • Men's Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 22, 2019
    Lexington, Ky. (July 22) - For the 11th time in program history and four the fourth consecutive season, the MIT men's volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award.
  • Four Engineers Named to UVC President's List
    July 17, 2019
    Rochester, N.Y. (July 17) - Four members of the MIT men's volleyball program have been named to the 2019 United Volleyball Conference (UVC) President's List for achieving academic success in the classroom this spring. In addition, the program earned the UVC All-Academic Team award for the fifth consecutive season.
  • Ubellacker Qualifies for United States Olympic Swimming Trials
    July 15, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (July 15) - Rising senior Sam Ubellacker (Georgetown, Ky.) became the second student-athlete in the history of the MIT swimming and diving program to swim an Olympic Trials cut as he posted a time of 23.13 swimming unattached at the 2019 Los Angeles Invitational at the University of Southern California over the weekend.
  • Bret Lathrope Resigns as MIT Water Polo Head Coach
    July 11, 2019
    Bret Lathrope has resigned as water polo head coach/physical education and wellness instructor, as announced by MIT Director of Athletics Julie Soriero.
  • Engineers Hosting the Basketball Academy at MIT on August 10-11
    July 09, 2019
    MIT men's basketball head coach Larry Anderson will be hosting The Basketball Academy @ MIT on August 10-11 in Rockwell Cage. Participants will be exposed to various drills and competitive games and will have the opportunity to learn from MIT coaches and players.
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Announces 2019 Scholar-Athletes
    July 06, 2019
    The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) has announced the Scholar-Athletes for the 2019 season as the MIT women’s lightweight and openweight crew teams have combined for 17 selections.
  • Intercollegiate Rowing Association Announces 2019 All-Academic Honorees
    July 05, 2019
    The Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Board of Stewards has announced the All-Academic Team for the 2018-19 academic year. A total of 281 student-athletes from 28 institutions were honored, with MIT producing 12 qualifiers, including an IRA-best 10 women’s lightweight representatives.
  • Swimming & Diving Programs See 27 Student-Athletes Named to CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
    July 03, 2019
    Colorado Springs, Colo. (July 3) - A combined 27 student-athletes from the MIT swimming and diving teams earned Scholar All-America and Honorable Mention Scholar All-America honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as the organization released its selections this week. The men's team saw a Division III leading 17 selections which was two more than Denison, Kenyon and Washington University (Mo.) had this year, while the women's team had ten honorees in 2018-19, which ranked fourth in Division III.
  • MIT Lands Division III-Leading Eight Track and Field/Cross Country Google Cloud Academic All-America Selections
    June 25, 2019
    Eight members of the MIT men’s and women’s track and field/cross country programs have been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Teams, as announced on Tuesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Seven Engineers were named to the First Team, while MIT had one Second Team honoree and led all of Division III with eight selections.
  • Swimming & Diving Programs Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors as Men's Team Posts Top GPA in Nation
    June 25, 2019
    Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 25) - The MIT men's and women's swimming and diving programs received Scholar All-America Team honors for academic excellence during the 2019 spring as semester as the College Swimming Coaches Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced their selections on Tuesday morning.
  • Openweight Women's Crew Lands 21 on Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
    June 21, 2019
    As announced recently by the Patriot League, the MIT women’s openweight crew team had 21 student-athletes named to the league’s Academic Honor Roll. Overall, 261 student-athletes were recognized over the nine women’s crew teams with MIT ranking fifth in total honorees.
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