The MIT sailing team competed at two regattas over the weekend including at home in the Hatch Brown Memorial Trophy and the Regis Trophy at Harvard. The Engineers took sixth and 16th overall at the Hatch Brown Trophy and eighth overall at the Regis Trophy.
Led by a pair of touchdowns from sophomore Keithen Shepard (Vancouver, Wash.) and a number of key special teams plays, the MIT football team held off Endicott College for a 31-29 road win on Saturday afternoon. The non-conference win is the second straight in the all-time series for MIT and improves the Engineers to a perfect 3-0 on the season.
In a women’s volleyball tri-match hosted by NEWMAC rival Smith College on Saturday, nationally-ranked No. 18 MIT defeated the host Pioneers (25-13, 25-17, 25-17) and non-conference foe Simmons University (25-8, 25-19, 25-19).
An unassisted goal in the 64th minute by Wheaton’s Shawn McCall gave the homestanding Lyons a 1-0 win over the MIT men’s soccer team in the first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match for both teams.
A pair of second-half goals by Tori Roche gave nationally-ranked No. 4 Babson College enough of a cushion as it went on to defeat No. 13 MIT in the NEWMAC field hockey opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon.
Cambridge, Mass. (September 14) – Seven sailors from the MIT sailing team were honored for their excellence in competition and in the classroom by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) when the organization released its 2017-18 All-Academic Team selections on Friday. A total of 238 student-athletes, an increase of 15 from a season ago, were honored this year.
Senior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.) and sophomore Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) both posted one goal and one assist in helping the nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT field hockey team defeat Lasell College, 4-2, on Thursday night.
Cambridge, Mass. (September 13) – The MIT sailing team has announced its incoming class of recruits for the 2018-19 season as six newcomers will join the Engineers. MIT, under the direction of head coaches Matt Lindblad and Mike Kalin, is coming off a season which saw the coed team win its first National Championship since 1961 and saw the women’s team finish fourth at their National Championship in the same week.
Jonathan Goler ?04 is an MIT graduate from Course 6-3, Computer Science and Engineering. After five years of swimming (he redshirted his Senior year so he could swim M.Eng), Goler went out to California to pursue his PhD in Biological Engineering from the University of California - Berkeley.
After sweeping both divisions and leading the Engineers to first place finish at the Toni Deutsch Trophy over the weekend, Emily Haig (Beach Haven, N.J.), Sarah Caso (Duxbury, Mass.) and Brooke McGoldrick (Southport, Conn.) were selected as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (NEISA) Women’s Sailors of the Week.
In the NEWMAC women’s volleyball opener for both teams, Springfield College emerged with a 25-22, 25-20, 18-25, 30-28 victory over nationally-ranked No. 18 MIT on Tuesday night. Senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) led all players with 24 kills to go along with a .360 hitting performance, 10 digs, and three blocks.
Four goals in the first half propelled Endicott College to a 6-0 victory over nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT in a non-conference field hockey game on Tuesday night. Sydney Poulin powered the Gulls with two goals and two assists.
Four goals in a span of 8:31 in the first half, three of which came from senior Amy Apostol (Los Gatos, Calif.) gave the No. 23 MIT women's soccer team a 7-0 non-conference victory over Roger Williams University on Tuesday afternoon in Cambridge.
With the completion dates set for this fall, the MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is currently replacing the 12 outdoor tennis courts that comprise the DuPont Tennis Complex. The project began earlier in the summer and includes a complete replacement of the playing surface, fencing and lighting. The two six-court sections will be re-opened in both September and October as the two groups of courts were staggered to allow for optimum usage during the summer.
The MIT sailing team dominated the field at Toni Deutsch Trophy to win its first regatta of the season. The Engineers also finished third at the Harry Anderson Trophy, third and fifth at the Tufts University Invitational and seventh at the Pine Trophy.
Due to tiebreakers, the nationally-ranked No. 17 MIT women’s volleyball team finished third at the MIT Invitational on Saturday. One of four teams that went 3-0 during the weekend and also had a 9-1 sets won-lost record, the Engineers’ point differential of +67 resulted in their third-place finish. Senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) represented the Cardinal and Gray on the All-Tournament Team.
Tempe, Ariz. (September 7) -- Coming off the program's second appearance in the NCAA Division III Elite Eight, the MIT women's tennis team has been selected to participate in the 2019 Oracle ITA Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championship. The championship will be hosted by Sewanee in Nashville, Tenn. from March 1-3, 2019 and will take place at The Ensworth School in Nashville.
The MIT men’s soccer team was handed its first loss of the 2018 season by Framingham State University on Saturday afternoon on the road. The Rams put home a goal in the 76th minute to sink the Engineers, 1-0.
On Friday night in non-conference action, the MIT football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 16-6 road victory over Curry College. The Engineers held a convincing advantage in time of possession as MIT held the ball for over 37 minutes in the 10-point win.
The nationally-ranked No. 17 MIT women’s volleyball team opened the first day of the MIT Invitational by sweeping Roger Williams University, 25-15, 25-19, 25-16, on Friday. In his 23rd season at the helm, head coach Paul Dill picked up his 600th win with the Engineers. In addition, senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) became the 12th player in program history to reach the 1,000-kill mark.