MIT Athletics News

  • Soriero Named as President of Women Leaders in College Sports
    October 20, 2017
    MIT Director of Athletics Julie Soriero has been named as the president of the Women Leaders in College Sports, as announced at the organization’s recent convention held in Dallas, Texas.
  • Men's Soccer Earns Hard Fought 2-0 Win Over UMass Boston
    October 18, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 18) - The MIT men’s soccer team broke out of its four game winless streak with a 2-0 non-conference victory over the Beacons of UMass Boston on Wednesday night in Cambridge. Coming into tonight’s match, UMass Boston was ranked No. 8 in the first NCAA Division III New England Regional rankings.
  • No. 15 MIT Remains Undefeated in NEWMAC Play After Sweeping Wellesley
    October 17, 2017
    In a battle of undefeated NEWMAC women’s volleyball teams, nationally-ranked No. 15 MIT emerged with a 25-14, 25-23, 25-16 victory over Wellesley College on Tuesday night. With the win, the Engineers improved to 22-1 on the year and 8-0 in conference play while the Blue saw its ledger dip to 14-4 overall and 8-1 in NEWMAC action.
  • No. 14 MIT Tops Wellesley, 1-0
    October 17, 2017
    A goal by sophomore Devon Goetz (Rockville, Md.) in the 39th minute was all the offense nationally-ranked No. 14 MIT needed as it defeated Wellesley College, 1-0, in NEWMAC field hockey action on Tuesday night.
  • Nichols' Golden Goal Sends No. 13 MIT Over Babson, 2-1, In Double OT
    October 17, 2017
    Babson Park, Mass. (October 17) - Junior Hailey Nichols (Boulder, Colo.) registered her fifth goal of the season off a free kick by Emily Berzolla (Riverside, Conn.) 2:51 into the second overtime session to lift the No. 13 MIT women's soccer team to a 2-1 win over Babson College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match on Tuesday afternoon in Babson Park.
  • Maloney Earns Second Straight Athlete of the Week Award
    October 16, 2017
    MIT junior All-American Dennis Maloney (New Albany, Ohio) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the second straight week.
  • Emily Penn Named NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    MIT senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) was voted the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In the Engineers’ only game of the week, a 6-2 win at WPI on Saturday, she recorded a natural hat trick for the nationally-ranked No. 15 squad.
  • Apostol Named NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    Westwood, Mass. (October 16) – MIT junior forward Amy Apostol (Los Gatos, Calif.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week for her performances against Wellesley and Coast Guard.
  • Kohrs, Rickeman Lead No. 22 Women's Tennis at NEWITT's
    October 15, 2017
    At the 2017 New England Women’s Invitational Tennis Tournament (NEWITT), the MIT team of senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) captured the A draw of the event with a 3-0 win over Camille Smukler and Maddie Dewire of Amherst College.
  • Sailing Finishes Fifth at New England Match Race Championship
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 16) - The MIT sailing team competed in its first NEISA Fall Championship this weekend where the Engineers place fifth out of eight teams at the Match Race Championship at the Corinthian Yacht Club. Additionally, MIT placed fifth at the Captain Hurst Bowl and 16th at the Yale Women’s Intersectional.
  • No. 21 Men’s Tennis Wraps up Fall Season with MIT Invitational
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 16) - Led by appearances in the quarterfinals by freshman Charles Deng (Temple City, Calif.) in the singles main bracket as well as by Alex Cauneac (Severna Park, Md.) and Tyler Barr (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) in the doubles main bracket the Engineers had a successful run at their own fall invitational over the weekend. Additionally, Victor Cheng (Santa Monica, Calif.) and Albert Go (Merritt Island, Fla.) were the runners up in the doubles back draw.
  • D3 No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer Takes Down D3 No. 2 MIT Water Polo, 8-7
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 15) - In a battle of the two best teams in Division III water polo, No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer came away with an 8-7 win over No. 2 MIT on Sunday evening in Cambridge.
  • MIT Falls To Johns Hopkins, 11-10, In CWPA Division III Championship Title Game
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 15) - With the score even at 10-10 with 1:13 to play, Johns Hopkins got the go ahead and what proved to be the game winning goal by Ryan Masi as the second-seeded Blue Jays claimed the CWPA Division III Championship on Sunday afternoon in Cambridge over first-seeded MIT, 11-10. 
  • Water Polo Advances To CWPA D3 Championship Title Game With Wins Over Monmouth & Penn State Behrend
    October 14, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 14) - The MIT water polo team, ranked No. 2 in the CWPA Division III national rankings and the top-seed in the CWPA Division III Tournament, registered wins over Monmouth College, 20-1, and Penn State Behrend, 12-3, to advance to tomorrow’s Championship Game against second-seeded Johns Hopkins University at 12:15 p.m.
  • No. 13 Women's Soccer Edges Coast Guard, 2-1
    October 14, 2017
    New London, Conn. (October 14) - The No. 13 nationally-ranked MIT women's soccer team scored two goals in the first half of today's contest which was enough to defeat the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 2-1, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match on Saturday afternoon in Connecticut.
  • Men's Soccer Falls To Clark, 1-0, On Senior Day
    October 14, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 14) - A goal in the 54th minute by Clark University's Patrick Clark was the difference in today's match as the visiting Cougars defeated MIT, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match. Prior to the game, MIT recognized its three seniors Ryan Stuntz (Wellesley, Mass.), Vickram Goel (Williamsville, N.Y.) and Nate Johnson (Sudbury, Mass.) for their contributions to the team over the past four years in a ceremony before kickoff.
  • No. 15 Engineers Overpower WPI, 6-2
    October 14, 2017
    Powered by senior Emily Penn’s (Columbia, Md.) hat trick, the nationally-ranked No. 15 MIT field hockey team defeated WPI, 6-2, in NEWMAC action on Saturday afternoon.
  • No. 3 Women's Cross Country Finishes Second at Cowbell Classic
    October 14, 2017
    On Saturday, the No. 3 ranked MIT women’s cross country team dropped a narrow two-point final to No. 1 ranked Johns Hopkins University at the Cowbell Classic. MIT finished with 76 points as the team placed four runners in the top 20, while the Blue Jays finished with a 74-point total. The meet is the preview meet for the NCAA Division III National Championship, which will be held on this course on Saturday, November 18th.
  • No. 12 Men's Cross Country Finishes Sixth at the Cowbell Classic
    October 14, 2017
    Led by a sixth-place finish by junior Dennis Maloney (New Albany, Ohio), the No. 12 ranked MIT men’s cross country team finished sixth out of 38 teams with 214 points at the 2017 Cowbell Classic. The meet is the preview meet for the NCAA Division III National Championship, which will be held on this course on Saturday, November 18th.
  • No. 15 Women's Volleyball Defeats Oneonta in Three Sets
    October 14, 2017
    In a Saturday morning non-conference women’s volleyball match, nationally-ranked No. 15 MIT defeated SUNY Oneonta, 25-11, 25-15, 25-17. Junior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with a match-high 18 kills and a .567 hitting percentage.
  • MIT Field Hockey to Participate in Fourth Annual NEWMAC Play4theCure
    October 13, 2017
    MIT along with the eight NEWMAC field hockey programs will be participating in the fourth annual Play4theCure event as part of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The nationally-ranked No. 15 Engineers will be donning their pink warm-up shirts prior to their home games on Tuesday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 21.
  • Water Polo Drops 11-9 Overtime Decision To George Washington
    October 12, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 12) - Single goals by Andrew Mavis and Jordan Blosser in each of the three-minute overtime sessions, led the George Washington Colonials to an 11-9 victory over the host MIT Engineers on Thursday night in Cambridge.
  • Four Freshmen Join Men's Basketball For the 2017-18 Season
    October 12, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 12) – The MIT men’s basketball team, coming off a berth in the NCAA Tournament and a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Tournament title, welcome four newcomers to the roster for the 2017-18 season. Hamilton Forsythe (Weston, Conn.), Ian Hinkley (Raleigh, N.C.), Robbie Lindland (Chicago, Ill.) and William Little (Cockeysville, Md.) all join the roster for head coach Larry Anderson, who enters his 23rd season at the helm for the Engineers.
  • Olympic Gold Medalist Johan Harmenberg Speaking on Friday, October 13th
    October 12, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 12) -- On Friday, October 13th, former MIT fencer and 1980 Olympic gold medalist in Epee, Johan Harmenberg, will be lecturing at MIT on new research in the sport of fencing.
  • Men's Soccer, Bridgewater State Play To Scoreless 2OT Draw For Second Straight Season
    October 11, 2017
    Bridgewater, Mass. (October 11) - The MIT men's soccer team and the homestanding Bridgewater State University Bears played to a scoreless double overtime draw in non-conference action on Wednesday night at the Edward C. Swenson Athletic Complex on the South Shore. 
  • Softball Team and Program Record Ten Student-Athletes Honored By NFCA For Academic Success
    October 11, 2017
    Louisville, Ky. (October 11) – Led by a program record ten student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.50 or higher during the 2016-17 academic year, the MIT softball team was recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for their academic excellence in the classroom. 
  • MIT Set To Host CWPA Division III Championship; Engineers Earn Top Seed
    October 11, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 11) - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (October 11) – MIT water polo is set to host the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III Championship inside the Al ’51 & Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool this weekend, October 14 and October 15, 2017.
  • No. 15 Engineers Sweep Clark, Record 25th Straight 20-Win Season
    October 10, 2017
    The nationally-ranked No. 15 MIT women’s volleyball team improved to 20-1 on the year and 7-0 in NEWMAC play after defeating conference foe Clark University, 25-18, 25-22, 29-27, on Tuesday night. The victory marked the Engineers’ 25th straight 20-win season as head coach Paul Dill’s squads have reached this mark every year during his 22-year tenure.
  • No. 13 Women’s Soccer Bounces Back With 5-0 NEWMAC Win at Wellesley
    October 10, 2017
    Wellesley, Mass. (October 10) - The MIT women’s soccer team, which is ranked No. 13 in the latest United Soccer Coaches Division III national poll and No. 9 in the poll, bounced back from Sunday’s game this afternoon with a 5-0 win over Wellesley College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest.
  • Wright Earns NEWMAC Special Teams Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 10, 2017
    Westwood, Mass. (October 10) -- MIT freshman kicker Mark Wright (Fort Worth, Texas) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week for his performance in a home win over Maine Maritime Academy.
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