Cambridge, Mass. (January 22) - The MIT women's swimming and diving team, ranked No. 7 in the latest College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Division III national poll, was honored with the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award as the Engineers posted the eighth highest GPA across all of Division III women's programs.
Cambridge, Mass. (January 22) - The MIT men's swimming and diving team, ranked No. 6 in the latest College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Division III national poll, was honored with the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award with the top GPA in the country across all three NCAA divisions as well as all NAIA and NJCAA men's programs.
Led by the top triple jump in the nation from sophomore Yorai Shaoul (Raanana, Israel), the No. 4 ranked MIT men’s indoor track and field team captured the Bowdoin Invitational II on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers finished with 206 points, while Tufts University was second with 101 points.
Led by five event wins and three top-10 national marks, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s indoor track and field team won the Bowdoin Invitational II on Saturday with a total of 170 points. Bowdoin was second at 131 points, followed closely by Tufts with 129.5 points.
Led by a career-high 37 points from senior AJ Jurko (Weston, Fla.), the No. 12 MIT men’s basketball team came away with a thrilling 94-90 overtime win over Babson College in a battle for first place in the NEWMAC standings. This is the first of two meetings between the teams over an 11-day span.
A strong second quarter helped MIT pull away from Clark University and go on to record a 76-59 victory in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Saturday. Senior Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine, Wash.) tallied 16 points, helping her become the ninth player in program history to reach 1,000 points. She also hauled in a game-high 10 rebounds to go along with two blocks for the Engineers.
The No. 21 MIT squash team wrapped up the 2019 Pioneer Valley Round Robin this morning with a 9-0 win over No. 31 Wesleyan University. Today's second match which was scheduled for 3:30 pm against No. 26 Colby College was canceled due to the impending snowstorm.
On the opening day of the 2019 Pioneer Valley Round Robin, the No. 21 MIT squash team defeated No. 23 Amherst College, 7-2. The Engineers picked up their fourth straight win against a nationally-ranked team this evening in western Massachusetts.
The No. 7 MIT women's swimming and diving team fell to No. 4 NYU and No. 6 Williams College in a double dual meet that featured three of the top-seven Division III programs in the country on Friday afternoon in Cambridge.
MIT men’s basketball senior Bradley Jomard (Paris, France) has been named to the 2019 Bevo Francis Award Watch List, as announced by Small College Basketball. This list includes 100 of the top men’s basketball players in the country who compete in the affiliations of NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA Division I, NAIA Division II, USCAA and NCCAA.
A balanced scoring performance which featured three players in double digits helped the MIT women’s basketball team defeat NEWMAC foe Wellesley College, 68-39, on Wednesday night. Senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) powered the Engineers with 12 points, five assists, two blocks, and two steals while Caitlin Aguirre paced the Blue with 11 points, five rebounds, and two assists.
Led by double-doubles from seniors Bradley Jomard (Paris, France) and Tim Roberts (Oak Bluffs, Mass.), the No. 12 MIT men’s basketball team came away with a 77-59 wire-to-wire win over Springfield College on Wednesday night.
The No. 22 MIT squash team opened 2019 with a 9-0 win over No. 29 Connecticut College on Sunday afternoon in Cambridge. Eight of the nine positions were won in three sets and junior Justin Restivo (Phoenixville, Pa.) won his match at position eight in five sets.
In the season-opening tri-meet vs. Bates College and Colby College, the No. 4 ranked MIT men’s track and field team picked up the victory with a total of 149 points. Bates was a close second with 140 points, followed by Colby with 24 points.
On Saturday in the tri-meet with Bates College and Colby College, the No. 4 MIT women’s track and field team picked up the victory with a total of 155 points. Bates was second with 117 points, along with 60 points from Colby.
A layup with 10 seconds remaining helped Springfield College defeat MIT, 58-57, in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Saturday afternoon. Senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) led all players with 21 points while grabbing six rebounds for the Engineers.
Highlighted by pool records by both relays, two pool records by junior Bouke Edskes (Rockville, Md.) and one pool record by first-year Jay Lang (South Lyon, Mich.), the No. 6 MIT men's swimming and diving team defeated No. 16 Coast Guard, 157-85 in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) dual meet in Connecticut this afternoon.
The No. 7 MIT women's swimming and diving team set five pool records and won eight of 13 contested events as the Engineers earned a 155-88 win over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) dual meet in Connecticut this afternoon.
Rochester, N.Y. (January 11) - The MIT men's volleyball team has been selected to finish fifth this season as the United Volleyball Conference (UVC) office revealed the 2019 preseason poll earlier this morning.
A strong defensive performance that held Emerson College scoreless during the final five minutes of regulation helped MIT secure a 54-43 victory in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Thursday. Senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) paced the Engineers with a game-high 18 points to go along with seven rebounds and three assists. Ashley Toner led the way for the Lions with 13 points coming off the bench.
The deck was stacked against MIT senior Riley Quinn when he was born without a left hand and forearm. But that didn’t stop the 21 year old from excelling not only in the classroom but on the gridiron as well. The California native’s hard work and determination have been on display since the day he stepped on campus. https://nesn.com/college-football/
On Wednesday night in NEWMAC action, the No. 8 ranked MIT men’s basketball team fell to Emerson College by an 84-65 final. For the game, the Lions connected on 13 three-pointers and shot 56.5 percent from behind the arc to key the victory. MIT now holds a 29-4 advantage in the all-time series with the Lions in a series that began in 1984-85.
The MIT women’s basketball team knocked down an Institute-record 15 three-pointers in a 79-49 road victory over Wheaton College on Tuesday night. One of four players to reach double digits in scoring, sophomore Jocelyn Luizzi (Colchester, Conn.) paced the Engineers with 16 points in 22 minutes of action coming off the bench.
Huntington Beach, Calif. (January 8) - USA Water Polo recently announced that MIT water polo head coach Bret Lathrope was recognized as the Monte Nitzkowski Distinguished National Men's Coaching Award Winner for 2018.