MIT Athletics News

  • Men’s Heavyweight Crew 3V4+ Overpowers Boston College
    April 26, 2018
    Racing in calm conditions with flat water and a light drizzle on the Charles River, the MIT men’s heavyweight crew Third Varsity 4+ recorded a comfortable victory over a pair of boats from Boston College on Thursday morning.
  • Eleven Engineers Inducted Into 2018 NFF Hampshire Honor Society
    April 26, 2018
    The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced the members of the 2018 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions who maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher during their careers. MIT had 11 seniors earn this honor as the Engineers were one of just 18 schools with 10 or more honorees in 2018.
  • Babson Edges Out MIT, 12-11
    April 25, 2018
    In a back-and-forth game that featured eight ties and five lead changes, Babson College netted the game-winning goal with 36 seconds left to play, capturing a 12-11 win over MIT in NEWMAC men’s lacrosse action on Wednesday night. Senior Graham Davis (Crofton, Md.) paced the Engineers with a game-high five goals.
  • Notarangelo Breaks Draw Control Records, Several Milestones Reached in 18-16 Win Over Coast Guard
    April 25, 2018
    With an 18-16 win over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the MIT women’s lacrosse team registered its program-record eighth straight victory on Wednesday. Senior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) posted seven goals and an assist, becoming the first player in program history to eclipse 100 points for the season and 300 points in a career. Senior Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.) collected 15 draw controls, breaking the Institute single-game record of 12 that was set by Laura Watson ’08. She also increased her season draw control total to 93, surpassing the mark of 91 that was established by Kira Schott ’16 in 2014.
  • Softball Sets Program Record With Nine NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Honorees
    April 25, 2018
    Westwood, Mass. (April 25) – A program record nine members of the No. 19 MIT softball team have been named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference as the league announced its selections this afternoon.
  • No. 10 Women's Track and Field Places 18 On the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    April 25, 2018
    The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 Women’s Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team. MIT has a league-high 18 honorees as there were 94 student-athletes recognized overall.
  • Men's Track and Field Lands 18 on Academic All-Conference Team
    April 25, 2018
    The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 Men’s Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team. MIT has a league-high 18 honorees as there were 58 student-athletes recognized overall.
  • Women's Tennis Captures NEWMAC Regular-Season Title With 7-2 Senior Day Win Over Babson
    April 24, 2018
    For the sixth straight season, the No. 13 MIT women’s tennis team finished the NEWMAC regular season undefeated as the Engineers downed Babson College by a 7-2 final on Tuesday afternoon. The Engineers earn the league’s regular-season championship and the No. 1 seed in the league tournament after winning the program’s 49th straight conference match.
  • Baseball Drops Non-Conference Game to Endicott on Tuesday
    April 24, 2018
    In a non-conference matchup on Tuesday afternoon, the MIT baseball team dropped an 11-2 final to Endicott College as the teams split the regular-season series.
  • Softball Edged By Salve Regina, 5-2; Game Two Called Due to Darkness
    April 24, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (April 24) - The MIT softball team, ranked No. 2 in the first NCAA Division III New England regional rankings, could not overcome an early 3-0 lead by Salve Regina University in game one as the Engineers saw their 20-game win streak come to an end with a 5-2 loss. The Engineers were up 13-1 in the third inning of game two but the contest was called due to darkness and will not be continued at a later date due to upcoming postseason play for both teams.
  • Thomas Nelson Earns AVCA Division III All-America Honors
    April 24, 2018
    Lexington, Ky. (April 24) – MIT men’s volleyball sophomore Thomas Nelson (San Ramon, Calif.) became the fourth student-athlete in program history and first since 2014 to be named as an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III All-American when the organization released its selection yesterday. Nelson was named to the Second Team and was one of three libero’s to be honored from the 28 student-athletes selected this season.
  • No. 25 Men's Tennis Clinches 19th NEWMAC Regular Season Title With Come From Behind Win Over Babson
    April 23, 2018
    Babson Park, Mass. (April 23) - The No. 25 MIT men's tennis team swept all six singles points after being down 2-1 after doubles to defeat Babson College, 7-2, in their New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season finale on Monday afternoon.
  • Eccles, Slutsky Named NEWMAC Athletes of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    MIT seniors Mary Eccles (Wahaiwa, Hawaii) and Ariela Slutsky (Weston, Fla.) have been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track and Field Athletes of the Week for their performances over the weekend.
  • Zhu, Kohrs and Zhang Earn NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    April 23, 2018
    MIT junior Kelly Zhu (Pearland, Texas) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for her performance last week. In addition, senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and freshman Marina Zhang (Garnet Valley, Pa.) were honored as the league’s Doubles Team of the Week. This marks the fifth doubles honor for Kohrs this season, while Zhu and Zhang were recognized for the first time.
  • Bratten Named as NEWMAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    MIT senior Cody Bratten (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday. This is the first NEWMAC weekly award for Bratten this year.
  • Devon Goetz Named NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    Westwood, Mass. (April 23) – After helping MIT clinch the 2018 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Regular Season Championship, sophomore Devon Goetz (Rockville, Md.) has been named as the NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week for the second time in her career.
  • Emily Young Named NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Athlete of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    For the second time this season, MIT senior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) was selected for NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Athlete of the Week honors as announced by the conference on Monday. The recipient of the Engineers’ second straight weekly accolade, she tallied 12 goals and six assists for 18 points while collecting 12 draw controls in a pair of wins last week.
  • Women’s Sailing Qualifies for Nationals with Sixth Place Finish at Reed Trophy
    April 22, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (April 23) - The MIT women’s sailing team, ranked No. 13 in the latest Sailing World Collegiate rankings, qualified for the 2018 ICSA Women’s National Championship scheduled for late May with their sixth place finish at the Reed Trophy over the weekend. Additionally, the coed team took third at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup and ninth at the Morris Trophy.
  • Women's Tennis Off to Best Start in Program History at 14-1 After 9-0 Shutout of No. 30 Vassar College
    April 22, 2018
    The No. 13 MIT women’s tennis team won its eighth straight match on Sunday afternoon as the Engineers topped No. 30 Vassar College by a 9-0 final.
  • Women's Track and Field Posts Seven Top-25 Marks at Sean Collier and Larry Ellis Invitationals
    April 21, 2018
    Led by a school-record in the hammer throw from senior Ariela Slutsky (Weston, Fla.), the No. 13 MIT women’s track and field team hosted the Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday in Cambridge. The team also sent a group of runners to the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton on Friday.
  • Men's Track and Field Captures Five Events at Sean Collier Invitational
    April 21, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon, the No. 13 ranked MIT men’s track and field team hosted the Sean Collier Invitational as the Engineers picked up five event wins. The team also sent a pair of runners to the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton on Friday.
  • Baseball Drops NEWMAC Twinbill To Wheaton on Saturday
    April 21, 2018
    In the team’s final NEWMAC doubleheader of the regular season, the MIT baseball dropped a pair of games to Wheaton College as the Lyons swept the Engineers in the three-game series. The Lyons took game one in a tight 5-4 final before claiming game two by a 20-6 score.
  • Late Rally Falls Short as Springfield Holds on to Defeat Men's Lacrosse, 12-10
    April 21, 2018
    Despite coming within two goals with 2:02 left to play and generating four shots down the stretch, the MIT men’s lacrosse team would not get any closer as Springfield College held on for a 12-10 NEWMAC victory on Saturday. Freshman Nicolas Gianni (Henderson, Nev.) paced the Engineers with six points on two goals and four assists.
  • Women's Lightweight Crew Competes in the Muri Cup and Beanpot
    April 21, 2018
    On Saturday morning on the Charles River, the MIT women’s lightweight crew team competed in the Muri Cup and the Beanpot as the conditions were sunny with a headwind over the 2,000-meter course.
  • Varsity 8 Leads Openweight Crew at Cherry Hill Invitational
    April 21, 2018
    At the Cherry Hill Invitational, the MIT openweight crew team earned a berth in the Grand Final for the Varsity 8 and the Petite Final for the Second Varsity 8 in a regatta that took place on the Cooper River.
  • No. 13 Women's Tennis Defeats Springfield in 9-0 Final
    April 21, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon, the No. 13 MIT women’s tennis team ran its winning streak to seven straight with a 9-0 shutout of Springfield College in a NEWMAC match. The win is the 48th straight conference match won by the Engineers as MIT has won all seven NEWMAC matches this season by 9-0 margins.
  • Men's Tennis Shuts Out Springfield, 9-0, in NEWMAC Match
    April 21, 2018
    Springfield, Mass. (April 21) - The No. 25 MIT men's tennis team remained undefeated in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play with a 9-0 shutout of Springfield College on the road this afternoon.
  • Men’s Heavyweight Crew Defeats Bates
    April 21, 2018
    Competing in sunny and cool conditions with an 8-10 mile per hour cross-headwind on the Charles River, the MIT men’s heavyweight crew team swept the 8’s events versus Bates and Colgate on Saturday morning.
  • Softball Claims First-Ever NEWMAC Regular Season Title with Sweep of WPI
    April 21, 2018
    Worcester, Mass. (April 21) - The MIT softball team, ranked second in the first NCAA Division III New England Division III rankings, claimed its first-ever New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Regular Season Championship, with a doubleheader sweep of WPI, ranked No. 4 in the region, on Saturday afternoon at Rooftop Field. The sweep gave MIT its first-ever regular season title in the NEWMAC era and its first conference title of any kind since sharing the NEW-8 regular season crown with Wheaton in 1992. MIT took game one, 6-3, and clinched the title with an 11-2 victory in game two and will now be the top-seed in the upcoming postseason tournament which will start in Cambridge on Wednesday, May 2.
  • Men’s Lightweight Crew Competes for Geiger Cup
    April 21, 2018
    Competing in its final home event of the season, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team finished third in both the Varsity 8 and Second Varsity 8 races of the Geiger Cup on Saturday.
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