Paced by a career-high 25 points from sophomore Ian Hinkley (Raleigh, N.C.) and a 23-point, 12-rebound double-double by senior Tim Roberts (Oak Bluffs, Mass.), the No. 8 MIT men’s basketball team defeated Bridgewater State in an 84-64 final on Thursday night. The game marks the final contest of the first semester for the Engineers.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 13) -- Prior to the team’s recent home match vs. Tufts University, the MIT squash program recognized the generous support of Alan and Julie Gerstein and the establishment of the Gerstein (1988) Squash Fund. The fund addresses digital technology upgrades for the Squash program and an endowment to support future enhancements for the Squash Lobby. With many in attendance at the match, a plaque was unveiled near the courts to commemorate the occasion and to recognize the establishment of this fund.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 12)- MIT water polo first-year Miller Geschke (Los Altos, Calif.) and sophomore Evan Kim (Irvine, Calif.) have been named as Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division III All-Americans as the organization released its selections earlier this afternoon.
Senior quarterback Udgam Goyal (Frisco, Texas) and junior defensive back AJ Iversen (Kansas City, Mo.) have both been honored as Google Cloud First Team Academic All-Americans, as announced by CoSIDA on Wednesday.
MIT senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) became the first women’s volleyball player in program history to be voted the Google Cloud Academic All-America Team Member of the Year for Division III Volleyball as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Wednesday. In addition, she earned a spot on the Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team for the second year in a row, resulting in the Engineers’ first two-time First Team selection, fourth two-time honoree, and the sixth straight year with at least one recipient.
Late free throws by seniors Kara Holinski (Livonia, MIch.) and Dolly Yuan (San Jose, Calif.) thwarted a comeback attempt by host Framingham State University, helping the MIT women’s basketball team defeat the Rams, 62-53, on Tuesday night. Sophomore Kylie Gallagher (Upton, Mass.) tallied a game-high 19 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks for the Engineers.
Led by 21 points each from sophomore Ian Hinkley (Raleigh, N.C.) and senior AJ Jurko (Weston, Fla.), the No. 8 ranked MIT men’s basketball team won its ninth straight with an 89-70 road win over Rhode Island College on Monday evening.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 10) - For the second straight season, senior Hailey Nichols (Boulder, Colo.) earned a spot on the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America and Scholar All-East Region teams as the organization released its selections this afternoon.
First-year Christina Antonakakis (Holmdel, N.J.) drained a three-pointer with 1:09 left to play, giving the MIT women’s basketball team a 72-69 victory over Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon. One of four players to reach-double digits in scoring, senior Kristen Ngan (Sudbury, Mass.) led the way for the Engineers with 14 points to go along with five rebounds and two steals. Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda paced the Saints with a game-high 17 points and 12 rebounds in addition to contributing four assists and three steals.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 7) - The MIT men's volleyball program has announced its incoming recruiting class for the 2019 season as five student-athletes will join the program, which will be under the direction of second-year head coach Todd Elwell.
Brooke Kalman has been named as the MIT softball head coach, as announced by Director of Athletics Julie Soriero. Kalman comes to MIT from Franklin & Marshall College and will succeed former head coach Jen Williams. In addition to her softball coaching duties, Kalman will also be working with student-athlete programming.
MIT opened the game with a 19-2 run and maintained a comfortable cushion en route to a 74-57 victory over WPI in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Wednesday night. MIT senior Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine, Wash.) led all players with 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting, including a 2-of-3 performance from behind the arc. Spencer Vinson came off the bench to score a team-high 14 points and grab five rebounds for WPI.
MIT junior Neel Das (Needham, Mass.) came from two sets down at position number eight to claim a five set win over Brett Raskopf which clinched an 8-1 victory for the No. 22 Engineers over No. 23 Tufts University on Wednesday night in Cambridge.
The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) named former MIT head coach Walter Alessi as the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Service Award. The award will be presented at the annual IMLCA coaches convention on Friday, December 7 in Baltimore, Md.
MIT junior Devon Goetz (Rockville, Md.) was voted to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-America Third Team as announced by the organization on Wednesday. A first-time honoree, her selection is the 15th in program history and marks the third straight year the Engineers have been represented on this list.
Led by a 26-point effort by senior Bradley Jomard (Paris, France), the No. 9 MIT men’s basketball team won its sixth straight game in an 86-64 road win at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday night. Jomard also added nine assists and six rebounds in a quest for the triple-double.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 4) - For the second straight season, seniors Hailey Nichols (Boulder, Colo.) and Lily Mueller (Lakeville, Minn.) as well as junior Emily Berzolla (Riverside, Conn.) have all been named as Google Cloud Academic All-Americans selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for their hard work both on the field and in the classroom.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 4) - After receiving All-District honors two weeks ago, MIT men's soccer senior midfielder and captain Wesley Woo (Palo Alto, Calif.) has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Third Team as the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its selections this afternoon. Woo earned a spot on the Third Team for the first time in his collegiate career for his hard work both on the field and in the classroom in 2018.
On the final night of the 2018 MIT Winter Invitational, the No. 6 ranked men's swimming and diving team broke the pool record in the 200-medley relay and registered seven NCAA 'B' cut times to win the meet with 2012 points.
The No. 8 MIT women's swimming and diving program closed the 2018 Winter Invitational tonight as the Engineers were second overall in the team standings. The women's team registered a total of three NCAA 'B' cut times, two of which came from freshman Laura Rosado (New Haven, Conn.), who hit the mark twice in the 200-back, while the other came from the 200-medley relay team of Jennifer Yu (Pearland, Texas), Sara Nicholas (Wilmette, Ill.), Olivia McGrath (Chevy Chase, Md.) and Lilia Staszel (Brighton, Mich.).
Facing its toughest competition during the first half of the season, the MIT women’s fencing team posted a 1-4 ledger at the Brandeis University Invitational on Sunday. The Engineers topped the University of Incarnate Word (18-9) but fell to St. John’s University (20-7), Cornell University (21-6), University of North Carolina (20-7), and Yale University (17-10). Senior Helen Sakharova (Ridgewood, N.J.) and junior Taiylor Nunn (Westport, Conn.) both went 8-7 for the epee team while sophomore Thérèse Mills (Medford, N.J.) and first-year Anita Dey Barsukova (Richardson, Texas) paced the sabre squad with records of 7-8. Junior Karen Gu (East Hanover, N.J.) turned in the best performance for the foil unit as she recorded a mark of 5-9.
For the second year in a row, the MIT men’s fencing team generated a 2-3 record at the Brandeis University Invitational held on Sunday. The Engineers defeated the University of Incarnate Word (17-10) and Cornell University (23-4), but fell to St. John’s University (16-11), University of North Carolina (17-10), and Yale University (20-7). Sophomore Nyle Sykes (Greenwood Village, Colo.) led the epee squad with a 10-3 mark while first-year Christopher Kiel (Whitehouse Station, N.J.) paced the foil unit with a 10-5 ledger. First-year Aaron Lu (Belmont, Calif.) turned in the best performance for the sabre contingent as he went 8-7.
The No. 8 MIT women's swimming and diving team clocked eight NCAA 'B' cut times and won six of nine events contested tonight as the Engineers moved into first place at the 2018 Winter Invitational tonight in Cambridge.
The No. 6 ranked MIT men's swimming and diving team moved into first place after the second day of the 2018 Winter Invitational held inside the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center. The Engineers registered 13 NCAA "B" cut times tonight and through three sessions in the pool have tallied a meet-best 1154.50 points.
Led by a 16-point, 16-assist double-double by senior AJ Jurko (Weston, Fla.), the No. 11 MIT men’s basketball team earned a 96-64 home win over Lasell College to run its winning streak to five straight. Jurko eclipsed his own MIT single-game assist record with the performance after he recorded 14 last year vs. Clark to tie the mark.