Sports Shorts for Feb. 24: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Claim NEWMAC Titles; Women’s Basketball Wins Two to Secure NEWMAC Playoff Spot

 

Overall and Conference Records (As of February 24th)

Men's Basketball: 17-8 (8-6 NEWMAC)
Women's Basketball: 12-13 (9-11 NEWMAC)
Men's Fencing: 16-12
Women's Fencing: 9-22
Field Hockey: 14-5 (6-2 NEWMAC)
Football: 6-3 (4-3 NEFC)
Rifle: 26-7
Men's Soccer: 13-5-2 (6-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 13-2-6 (8-1-1 NEWMAC)
Squash: 9-6
Men's Swimming and Diving: 7-1 (3-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Swimming and Diving: 8-1 (4-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 11-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Volleyball: 11-2 (5-1 UVC)
Women's Volleyball: 22-11 (7-3 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 13-17 (8-7 CWPA North)

 

National Rankings

#2 – Women’s Indoor Track and Field
#4 - Men's Indoor Track and Field
#4 – Women’s Cross Country
#6 – Men’s Swimming and Diving
#8 – Water Polo
#8 – Women’s Swimming and Diving
#9 – Women's Sailing
#10 – Men’s Volleyball
#13 – Co-ed Sailing
#13 – Men’s Cross Country
#17 – Women’s Tennis

 

Baseball

2/18 - Baseball Second in Preseason NEWMAC Poll

 

Men’s Basketball

2/22 - Babson Topples MIT, 53-42

2/19 - Strong First Half Carries MIT Past Emerson, 80-61 

 

Women’s Basketball

2/22 - MIT Fights off WPI, 56-48, to Secure Playoff Spot on Senior Day

2/19 - Women's Basketball Edges out Babson, 57-56 

 

Men’s Fencing

2/23 - Rafidi, Epee Team Finish First at New England Championship  

2/18 - Men's Fencing Collects NFC All-Star Accolades

 

Women’s Fencing

2/23 - Avery and Li Lead MIT at New England Championship

2/18 - Rookies Earn NFC All-Star Honors for Women's Fencing 

 

Men’s Lacrosse

2/18 - MIT Announces Coaching Changes for Sailing and Men's Lacrosse

 

Rifle

2/22 - Rifle Splits Match at Coast Guard  

 

Sailing

2/22 - MIT Announces Coaching Changes for Sailing and Men's Lacrosse

 

Men’s Soccer

2/20 - Mike Singleton Steps Down as Head MIT Men’s Soccer Coach

2/19 - Monheit Named to Jewish Sports Review All-America Team 

 

Men’s Swimming and Diving

2/23 - MIT Men's Swimming & Diving Claims 6th Straight NEWMAC Title

2/22 - MIT Wins Every Race on Day 3 of NEWMACs

2/21 - No. 6 Men's Swimming Takes over Top Spot at NEWMACs

2/20 - Tech Opens 2014 NEWMAC Championships     

 

Women’s Swimming and Diving

2/23 - Women's Swimming & Diving Wins 4th Consecutive NEWMAC Title

2/22 - Engineers Increase Lead at NEWMAC Championships

2/21 - Tech Moves up to First on Second Day of NEWMACs

2/20 - MIT Swims 800 Free Relay on Day One of NEWMACs  

 

Men’s Tennis

2/21 - MIT Men's Tennis Blanks Bentley

2/20 - Men's Tennis First in NEWMAC Preseason Poll

 

Men’s Track and Field

2/22 - Cardinal and Gray Defend Title at New England Championships

2/21 - MIT Outdoor Track & Field Picked to Repeat as NEWMAC Champions

2/19 - MIT Men's and Women's Track & Field Move up in National Rankings

2/19 - Samsel and Mizerak Take on Heptathlon at N.E. Div. III Champs 

 

Women’s Track and Field

2/22 - Women's Indoor Track & Field Finishes in 2nd at N.E. Div. III Champs

2/21 - Tech Tabbed First in NEWMAC Preseason Poll

2/21 - Three Engineers Open N.E. Div. III Champs with Pentathlon

2/19 - MIT Men's and Women's Track & Field Move up in National Rankings     

 

Men’s Volleyball

2/22 - Men's Volleyball Battles Vassar for Three-Set Victory

2/20 - No. 10 MIT Defeats No. 6 UC Santa Cruz in Five-Set Thriller

 

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