Westwood, Mass. (November 6) – The MIT field hockey team received a program-record and a league-leading 13 Academic All-Conference Team selections as announced by the NEWMAC on Wednesday. The Engineers surpassed the previous record of 11 which they set last year. The list consists of 60 total student-athletes from the sport of field hockey.
Seniors Devon Goetz (Rockville, Md.) and Taylor Grey (Horsham, Pa.) collected their third awards from the conference while juniors Megan Flynn (Branchburg, N.J.), Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.), Emma Majercak (Wayne, Pa.), Grace Moore (Boston, Mass.), and Delia Stephens (Austin, Texas) were repeat honorees. Junior Jeanne Harabedian (Stockton, N.J.) along with sophomores Laura Chen (Califon, N.J.), Emily Genevriere (San Jose, Calif.), Lucy Kitch-Peck (Bethlehem, Pa.), Marina Rogers (Los Gatos, Calif.), and Juliana Strother (Mequon, Wis.) rounded out the Engineers as first-time qualifiers.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or a 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2019 spring semester, must have achieved second year academic status at their institution and have been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.
MIT returns to action on Thursday, Nov. 7 in the semifinals of the NEWMAC Championship Tournament. The No. 2 seeded Engineers will host No. 3 WPI for a 6:00 p.m. match-up.