Cambridge, Mass. (December 11) -- With the permanent closure of the West Garage on Vassar Street on December 11, 2017 to begin construction of the new campus dorm, the parking options for MIT Athletic events and other activities in the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center and the Johnson Athletic Center have changed.
Austin, Texas (December 13) -- MIT junior quarterback Udgam Goyal (Frisco, Texas) and junior wide receiver Eddy Garcia-Montes (Miami, Fla.) have each been honored as members of the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division III Football Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Goyal was a First Team honoree and is the recipient of the Academic All-America of the Year award for Division III football, while Garcia-Montes was named to the Second Team.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 13) – For the second consecutive year, three members of the MIT water polo team have been named All-Americans by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). Sophomore Clyde Huibregtse (New York, N.Y.) was named to the Second Team, while the freshman duo of Christian Schillinger (Orinda, Calif.) and Evan Kim (Irvine, Calif.) were named Honorable Mention All-Americans.
MIT junior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) was voted to the Volleyball Academic All-America First Team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Wednesday. Her selection marks the sixth year in a row the Engineers have been represented on the Academic All-America Team.
A 7-of-10 performance from three-point range during the first quarter helped propel the MIT women’s basketball team to a 78-49 victory over Framingham State University on Tuesday night. Junior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) led all players with 24 points to go along with four assists and two steals for the Engineers. Mary Kate O’Day paced the Rams’ balanced attack with 10 points while grabbing four rebounds.
Led by a 26-point, nine-assist outing from junior Bradley Jomard (Paris, France), the No. 22 ranked MIT men’s basketball team powered to an 88-68 home win over UMass Dartmouth on Monday night. The Engineers used stingy defensive pressure and 65.4 percent shooting in the second half to open up a lead after the teams were tied at the break.
Westwood, Mass. (December 11) -- MIT men’s basketball junior guard Cameron Korb (Los Gatos, Calif.) has been honored as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in a 3-0 week for the league-leading Engineers.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 9) - Powered by three come from behind victories, the No. 22 MIT squash team earned a hard fought 9-0 win over No. 27 Bowdoin College on Saturday afternoon in Cambridge. MIT’s Joe O’Connor (Madison, N.J.), Robert Williamson (Weston, Mass.) and Neel Das (Needham, Mass.) were all down 0-2, in their respective matches, but all three won the final three sets to help the Engineers to their seventh 9-0 win of the season.
Kansas City, Mo. (December 8) - The awards kept pouring in for the MIT women's soccer program when the United Soccer Coaches released its Scholar All-America and Scholar All-Region teams this afternoon.
MIT senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) was named the Division III Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for Field Hockey as announced by Executive Director Chris Voelz of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda. Penn is now designated one of 11 finalists for the prestigious Division III Honda Athlete of the Year.
Led by a career-high 32 points from junior Cameron Korb (Los Gatos, Calif.), the MIT men’s basketball team picked up a 76-63 home win over Rhode Island College on Thursday night at Rockwell Cage. Korb was 8-for-13 from three-point land as the Engineers ran their winning streak to five straight.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 7) - In a battle between Cambridge rivals, the No. 2 Harvard University Crimson came away with a 9-0 win over the No. 22 MIT Engineers on Thursday night. Tonight's match marked the first meeting between the programs since 2013 and the 56th overall in the all-time series.
Kansas City, Mo. (December 7) – When the United Soccer Coaches released its final Division III national poll of the 2017 season yesterday afternoon, the MIT women’s soccer team learned that they earned the highest ranking in program history at No. 12 after winning the NEWMAC Championship, making a run to the Sweet 16 and finishing with a program-best 20-2-1 record this fall.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) selected MIT head coach Cheryl Silva along with assistant coaches Sarah Fay, Julia Mauro, and Becca Shaw as the Division III New England East Region Coaching Staff of the Year. This is the fourth time the Engineers have received this honor and the first since 2012.
A balanced scoring performance helped propel the MIT women’s basketball team to a 71-46 victory over NEWMAC foe Emerson College on Wednesday night. Freshman Jocelyn Luizzi (Colchester, Conn.) generated a game-high 17 points to go along with seven rebounds, four assists, and three steals for the Engineers.
MIT seniors Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) and Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.) capped off their field hockey careers by being selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-America Teams on Wednesday. Penn was named to the first team while Notarangelo earned a spot on the second team, marking the Engineers’ first multiple honorees since the 2012 season.
Led by 21 points from junior Cameron Korb (Los Gatos, Calif.) in his first start of the season, the MIT men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to four straight with a wire-to-wire 80-56 road win at Emmanuel College on Tuesday night.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 5) – MIT women’s soccer sophomore Emily Berzolla (Riverside, Conn.) and juniors Lily Mueller (Lakeville, Minn.) and Hailey Nichols (Boulder, Colo.) have all been named as Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for their hard work both on the field and in the classroom. Berzolla and Mueller were named to the First Team, while Nichols was named to the Second Team.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 5) – MIT men’s soccer senior captain Ryan Stuntz (Wellesley, Mass.) has been named as an Academic All-American for the third straight season as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for his hard work both on the field and in the classroom. Stuntz earned a spot on the Second Team for the second straight season after being named to the Third Team as a sophomore.
Westwood, Mass. (December 4) – After a very successful Winter Invitational this past weekend, the No. 8 ranked MIT women’s swimming and diving team has swept the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly awards, when the league announced its selections this afternoon.
Westwood, Mass. (December 4) – After a very successful Winter Invitational this past weekend, the No. 4 ranked MIT men’s swimming and diving team has earned two New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly awards, when the league announced its selections this afternoon.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 3) - MIT women’s swimming and diving senior Jessica Chen (Rockville, Md.) broke the program record in the 200-breast this morning during prelims with a time of 2:19.62 and then bettered her time with a first place finish and an NCAA “B” cut mark of 2:18.17 tonight as she guided the Engineers to a second place finish at the annual Winter Invitational. Chen’s school record was the second one she had broken this weekend as she also topped the mark in the 100-breast yesterday.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 3) - The No. 4 ranked MIT men’s swimming and diving team set three pool records and swam 14 NCAA “B” cut times en route to the 2017 Winter Invitation title. Bouke Edskes (Rockville, Md.) individually set the pool record in the 100-fly and then teamed up with the 200-medley relay to accomplish the same feat this morning, while the 400-free relay team broke the pool record to end the meet tonight.
Facing its toughest competition thus far, the MIT men’s fencing team generated a 2-3 ledger at the Brandeis University Invitational on Sunday. The Engineers (6-4) defeated the University of Incarnate Word (17-10) and Cornell University (20-7) but fell to Yale University (18-9), St. John’s University (23-4), and the University of North Carolina (17-10). For the second straight competition freshman Nyle Sykes (Greenwood Village, Colo.) produced a 10-1 epee record as senior Tzer Wong (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) led the sabre unit with a 12-3 total. Freshman Joshua Talbot (Verona, N.J.) paced the foil squad with a 4-8 mark.
In its final competition of the semester, the MIT women’s fencing team went 1-4 at the Brandeis University Invitational on Sunday. The Engineers (7-5) overpowered the University of Incarnate Word (25-2) but fell to Division I foes Yale University (21-6), St. John’s University (19-8), Cornell University (17-10), and the University of North Carolina (17-10). Junior Helen Sakharova (Ridgewood, N.J.) led the epee squad with an 11-4 performance while freshman Shiaoching Tse (Apex, N.C.) finished with a total of 9-3 for the foil team. Freshman Therese Mills (Medford, N.J.) paced the sabre contingent with a tally of 5-10.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 2) - Led by record breaking performances in the 200-fly by freshman Kailey Allen (Tacoma, Wash.) and in the 100-breast by Jessica Chen (Rockville, Md.), the No. 8 MIT women’s swimming and diving team took control of first place at this year’s MIT Winter Invitational. On top of the two new records, the women’s program swam a total of 12 NCAA “B” cut times between prelims and finals today