MIT Athletics News

  • No. 4 Women's Cross Country Finishes Third at the NCAA Championship
    November 17, 2018
    Led by an All-American performance from senior Leandra Zimmermann (Augsburg, Germany), the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s cross country team finished third at the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship. The Engineers finished with 247 points as the third-place showing is MIT’s highest since a third-place performance in 2015.
  • Squash Blanks Bucknell and Denison to Close Navy Round Robin
    November 18, 2018
    The MIT squash team closed play at the 2018 Navy Round Robin with a pair of sweeps which came against Bucknell University and Denison University on Sunday afternoon in Maryland.
  • Rifle Sweeps SUNY-Plattsburgh and Wentworth on Sunday
    November 18, 2018
    On Sunday, the MIT rifle team evened its record at 5-5 overall with a sweep of SUNY-Plattsburgh and Wentworth at the duPont Rifle Range.
  • No. 8 Chicago Fights Off Women’s Basketball for an 81-72 Victory
    November 18, 2018
    A string of seven unanswered points late in regulation helped host and nationally-ranked No. 8 University of Chicago pull away for an 81-72 victory over the MIT women’s basketball team in the Midway Classic on Sunday afternoon. Freshman Christina Antonakakis (Holmdel, N.J.) led all players with a career-high 22 points to go along with four rebounds and three steals for the Engineers.
  • Rifle Splits With Coast Guard and SUNY-Plattsburgh on Saturday
    November 17, 2018
    On Saturday at duPont Rifle Range, the MIT rifle team split a pair of matches with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and SUNY-Plattsburgh. The Bears finished with a total of 4,564 points, while MIT posted a score of 4,279 and Plattsburgh tallied 4,095.
  • Men’s Fencing Posts 4-1 Mark at NFC Competition
    November 17, 2018
    For the second year in a row, the MIT men’s fencing team opened up Northeast Fencing Conference action with a 4-1 performance on Saturday. The Engineers defeated UMass (17-10), University of New Hampshire (27-0), Boston University (14-13), and Sacred Heart University (14-13), but fell to Brandeis University (14-13). Freshman Robert Law (Los Altos, Calif.) won seven of his eight foil bouts while classmate Aaron Lu (Belmont, Calif.) led the sabre squad with a 10-3 ledger. Sophomore Nyle Sykes (Greenwood Village, Colo.) powered the epee unit with an 11-4 record.
  • Korb Leads No. 5 Men's Basketball Past Eastern Nazarene, 86-55
    November 17, 2018
    Led by a 29-point effort from senior Cameron Korb (Los Gatos, Calif.), the No. 5 ranked MIT men’s basketball team defeated Eastern Nazarene by an 86-55 final on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play.
  • Women's Fencing Goes 5-2 in NFC Opener
    November 17, 2018
    Sophomore Thérèse Mills (Medford, N.J.) powered the sabre squad with a 16-2 performance in the Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) opener for the MIT women’s fencing team on Saturday. Compiling a 5-2 ledger, the Engineers defeated UMass (19-8), University of New Hampshire (24-3), Boston University (23-4), Smith College (24-3), and Sacred Heart University (14-13) but fell to Wellesley College (18-7) and Brandeis University (16-11). Senior Helen Sakharova (Ridgewood, N.J.) led the epee unit with a tally of 16-4 while junior Stephanie Li (Greenwood Village, Colo.) amassed a record for 15-5 for the foil team.
  • No. 19 Men's Cross Country Places 16th at NCAA Championship
    November 17, 2018
    At the NCAA Division III National Championship, the No. 19 ranked MIT men’s cross country team placed 16th with a total of 465 points over the eight-kilometer course at Lake Breeze Golf Course.
  • Water Polo Earns First-Ever NWPC Tournament Win & Registers Best NWPC Finish in Program History
    November 17, 2018
    Fifth-seeded MIT earned its first-ever Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) Tournament win and avenged two-straight losses to Iona College in the playoffs with a 16-11 victory over the sixth-seeded Gaels in the fifth-place match of the 2018 conference tournament this afternoon in Providence.
  • No. 17 F & M Defeats No. 22 MIT Squash, 7-2
    November 17, 2018
    MIT's squash team, ranked No. 22 in the College Squash Association's Preseason Poll, fell to No. 17 Franklin and Marshall this afternoon in Pennsylvania.
  • No. 7 Women's Swim & Dive Topples No. 18 and WPI in Double Dual
    November 17, 2018
    Led by four overall first place finishes by freshmen Laura Rosado (New Haven, Conn.) and Lara Ketonen (Helsinki, Finland), the No. 7 MIT women's swimming and diving team defeated No. 18 Bowdoin College, 181-11-8, and WPI, 222-78, in a double dual meet on Saturday afternoon in Maine. 
  • No. 5 Men's Swimming and Diving Rolls Past No. 25 Bowdoin & WPI
    November 17, 2018
    In a double dual meet featuring No. 5 men's swimming and diving, No. 25 Bowdoin College and WPI, nationally-ranked MIT came away with a 232-66 win over Bowdoin and a 233-67 win over NEWMAC foe WPI in Maine this afternoon. Of 16 contested events, MIT came away with victories in 14 of them. 
  • MIT Overpowers Heidelberg, 88-54, in Midway Classic
    November 17, 2018
    Strong performances in the first and third quarters propelled the MIT women’s basketball team to an 88-54 victory over Heidelberg University in the Midway Classic at the University of Chicago on Saturday afternoon. Senior Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine, Wash.) led all players with 20 points while grabbing six rebounds for the Engineers.
  • Football Falls to Johns Hopkins in First Round of NCAA Tournament
    November 17, 2018
    In the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon, the MIT football team saw its season come to an end with a 49-0 loss to No. 13 ranked Johns Hopkins University. This was the second appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the Engineers and the first-ever meeting with the Blue Jays.
  • Squash Falls to No. 16 Navy in Round Robin Opener
    November 16, 2018
    In a battle of nationally ranked programs, the No. 22 MIT squash team fell to No. 16 Navy on the first day of the 2018 Navy Round Robin. Sophomores William Wu (Eagleville, Pa.) and Robert Williamson (Weston, Mass.) were the lone victors from the Engineers in last night’s match.
  • Water Polo Falls to Brown at the Buzzer in the NWPC Tournament
    November 16, 2018
    A goal with four seconds to play in regulation by Brown University's Matt Simko was the difference in today's Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) Tournament first round match as the host and fourth-seeded Bears edged the fifth-seeded MIT water polo team by an 8-7 final.
  • Bret Lathrope Named NWPC Coach of the Year to Highlight All-Conference Selections in 2018
    November 16, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 16)- Ahead of the league playoffs which begin this afternoon in Providence, the Collegiate Water Polo Conference (CWPA) released its Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) All-league honorees. In just his first year with the Engineers, Bret Lathrope was named as the NWPC Coach of the Year, while junior Clyde Huibregtse (New York, N.Y.) and freshman Miller Geschke (Los Altos, Calif.) were placed on the All-Conference Second Team.
  • No. 5 Engineers Drop Season Opener to Endicott, 90-73
    November 15, 2018
    Led by 52.5 percent shooting from three-point land, the visiting Endicott College Gulls built a first-half lead and came away with the 90-73 win over No. 5 ranked MIT on Thursday night in the season opener for the Engineers.
  • Football Lands Five on Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
    November 15, 2018
    Five members of the MIT football team have been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Team, as announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Football Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
  • Abby Bertics Earns Google Cloud Academic All-District Volleyball Team Honors
    November 15, 2018
    MIT senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) was voted to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Volleyball Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday. She will represent the Engineers on the national ballot and will contend for Academic All-America honors to be voted on later this month.
  • Goyal, Bubna Headline 15 Engineers Recognized With NEWMAC All-Conference Honors
    November 14, 2018
    The MIT football team leads the way on the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference Teams and major awards as 15 Engineers were recognized. Senior quarterback Udgam Goyal (Frisco, Texas) was named as the league’s Offensive Athlete of the Year, while head coach Brian Bubna was tabbed as the Coach of the Year. Overall, MIT had seven First Team honorees and six players named to the Second Team.
  • Parking, Tickets and Other Fan Information for Saturday's NCAA Tournament Game at No. 13 Johns Hopkins
    November 14, 2018
    The MIT football team will travel to No. 13 ranked Johns Hopkins University for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Tournament as that game will take place at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Md.
  • Taylor Honored as USTFCCCA Women's New England Regional Coach of the Year
    November 13, 2018
    MIT cross country head coach Halston Taylor has been named as the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) New England Region Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. This is the fifth time he has earned this honor for the women’s teams.
  • Abby Bertics Named to AVCA All-America Third Team
    November 13, 2018
    For the second year in a row, MIT senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) was voted to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America Third Team as announced by the organization on Tuesday. Her selection marks the fifth year in a row the Engineers have been represented on this list.
  • Women's Soccer Edged By Amherst, 1-0, in NCAA Round of 32
    November 11, 2018
    A goal by Amherst's Rubii Tamen less than 40 seconds into the second stanza was the difference in tonight's NCAA Division III Tournament second round match as the host Mammoths edged MIT, 1-0 as the Engineers wrap up their season with an overall record of 17-3-3.
  • Football Earns NCAA Tournament Berth; Will Travel to Johns Hopkins
    November 11, 2018
    Coming off the 2018 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship on Saturday, the MIT football team has earned a spot in the 2018 NCAA Division III Football Championship as that field was announced on Saturday evening. The Engineers are the Pool B selection for the 32-team field and will be making the program’s second NCAA Tournament appearance and first since 2014.
  • Women's Basketball Defeats Endicott, 65-57
    November 11, 2018
    Powered by a pair of 20-point performances, the MIT women’s basketball team defeated Endicott College, 65-57, in non-conference action on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Kylie Gallagher (Upton, Mass.) totaled 20 points and a game-high 11 rebounds as senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) posted 20 points and four assists for the Engineers.
  • Women's Swimming and Diving Picks Up 171-115 Win Over Springfield
    November 10, 2018
    The No. 6 MIT women's swimming and diving team won 11 of 16 contested events yesterday afternoon as the Engineers earned their first win of 2018 and topped Springfield College, 171-115, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) dual meet in Cambridge.
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