December 2, 2013

Sports Shorts for Dec. 9: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics


Men's and Women's Basketball Each Win Two; Indoor Track and Field Opens Season at BU

Overall and Conference Records (As of December 9th)

Men’s Basketball: 6-2 (0-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Basketball: 4-3 (2-2 NEWMAC)

Men’s Fencing: 4-6

Women’s Fencing: 5-7

Field Hockey: 14-5 (6-2 NEWMAC)

Football: 6-3 (4-3 NEFC)

Rifle: 8-4

Men’s Soccer: 13-5-2 (6-0-1 NEWMAC)

Women’s Soccer: 13-2-6 (8-1-1 NEWMAC)

Squash: 6-4

Men’s Swimming and Diving: 4-0 (2-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Swimming and Diving: 5-0 (3-0 NEWMAC)

Men’s Tennis: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Tennis: 11-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Volleyball: 22-11 (7-3 NEWMAC)

Water Polo: 13-17 (8-7 CWPA North)

 

National Rankings

#4 – Women’s Cross Country

#8 – Water Polo

#9 – Women’s Sailing

#17 – Women’s Tennis

#13 – Co-ed Sailing

#13 – Men’s Cross Country

 

Men’s Basketball

12/5 - MIT Edges Salem State, 61-57

12/3 - MIT Holds Off UMass Boston, 69-63

 

Women’s Basketball

12/7 - Three Reach Double-Digits in MIT's Win Over Mount Holyoke

12/4 - Engineers Capitalize on Turnovers in 64-29 Win over Simmons

 

Men’s Fencing

12/8 - Engineers Edge Out Johns Hopkins, 14-13, at Brandeis Invitational

Women’s Fencing

12/8 - MIT Defeats St. John’s at Brandeis Invitational

 

Football

12/6 - Martinovich Honored by Gridiron Club of Greater Boston

12/3 - Santisteban Named Academic All-American

 

Sailing

12/5 - Grace Young Receives Marshall Scholarship

12/2 - Sailing Claims New Spots in Final Fall Rankings

 

Women’s Soccer

12/6 - Ambika Krishnamachar Receives NSCAA All-America Honors

12/4 - Three Engineers Tabbed to NSCAA All-New England Teams

 

Men’s Squash

12/7 - MIT Squash Blanks Bard College

12/6 - Tech Defeats Bryant University, 6-3

 

Men’s Swimming and Diving

12/7 - Engineers Finish First at MIT Winter Invitational

12/6 - Men's Swimming and Diving Ends First Day of Invite in First Place

 

Women’s Swimming and Diving

12/7 - Women's Swimming & Diving Wraps up Winter Invite in First Place 

12/6 - Engineers Break Two Records on Day One of Winter Invite

 

Men’s Indoor Track & Field

12/7 - Bullock Competes in 3000m at Boston University Season Opener

 

Women’s Indoor Track & Field

12/7 - Women's Indoor Track & Field Opens Season at BU

 

Men’s Volleyball

12/5 - Men's Volleyball Garners Preseason All-America Honors

 

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