Mangrum Selected for All-New England HonorsBABSON PARK, Mass. – After an outstanding sophomore season that saw him lead MIT and the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference in hitting, Creed Mangrum (Sandy, Utah) was selected to the 2012 New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-New England third team the organization announced today. MIT and Wheaton were the only two NEWMAC schools with selections to the squad
NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A league-leading 64 athletes represented MIT on the 2012 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 138 honors followed by WPI at 110.
Mangrum, Swanson Named to All-NEWMAC Baseball TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT saw a pair of its baseball student-athletes earn all-conference honors today when the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference announced its annual baseball award winners. Senior Torre Swanson (Redding, Calif.) and sophomore Creed Mangrum (Sandy, Utah) were both named second team All-NEWMAC.
Engineers Defeat Suffolk, 5-1, in Season FinaleQUINCY, Mass. - In the final game of the 2012 season, the MIT baseball team defeated Suffolk University by a 5-1 score on Monday evening at Adams Field in Quincy. Sophomore Sean Karson (Winter Park, Fla.) drove in three runs with a pair of hits while senior A.J. Hansborough (Deltona, Fla.) put together a 3-for-5 effort at the plate for the Engineers who finished the year with a 22-14 overall record.
Three Engineers Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team for BaseballCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A combination of outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments have landed three members of the MIT baseball team on the Capital One Academic All-District team the College Sports Information Directors of America has announced. Senior Bryan Macomber (Los Altos, Calif.), junior Aric Dama (Winfield, Ill.) and sophomore Sean Karson (Winter Park, Fla.) were all named to the honor.
Late Rally Carries MIT to 3-2 Win Over Rhode Island CollegeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A strong pitching performance by junior Aric Dama (Winfield, Ill.) and a clutch, two-out, two-run double off the bat of sophomore Creed Mangrum (Sandy, Utah) proved to be the difference as MIT rallied for a 3-2 victory over Rhode Island College in non-conference baseball action. The Engineers collected their fifth-straight win to improve to 21-14 while the Anchormen fell to 23-14 with the loss.
Solid Pitching Carries MIT Past UMass Boston, 3-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Solid pitching performances by freshman K.J. Parent (Knoxville, Tenn.) and junior Aric Dama (Winfield, Ill.) carried MIT past UMass Boston, 3-1, in a non-conference baseball game at Briggs Field. The Engineers have now won nine of their last 10, improving to 20-14 with the victory. The Beacons fell to 17-14-1 with the loss.
Macomber’s Walk-Off Hit Lifts MIT Past Fisher, 4-3CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Bryan Macomber’s (Los Altos, Calif.) one-out, bases loaded single through the left side broke a 3-3 tie and lifted MIT to a 4-3 win over Fisher College this afternoon at Briggs Field. The Engineers, who had trailed 3-0 in the seventh, scored two in the seventh and once in the eighth and ninth to score the come-from-behind victory. MIT improved to 19-14 with the win while Fisher fell to 20-27 with the loss.
Zhu Named NEWMAC Pitcher of the WeekCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For a third straight week a member of the MIT baseball team has been selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week. This week it was junior Henry Zhu (Overland Park, Kan.) picking up the honor for the Engineers.
MIT Sweeps Past WPICAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT received a strong pitching performance from junior Aric Dama (Winfield, Ill.) in game one and then unleashed a 16-hit attack in game two that resulted in a sweep over WPI in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader. MIT improved to 18-14 overall and 9-10 in the NEWMAC while WPI fell to 21-15 and 9-9 after the final conference games of the season.
WPI Takes NEWMAC Series Opener Over MIT, 7-2CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A five-run fifth inning proved to be the difference for WPI this afternoon as the Engineers built a 7-0 lead and went on to defeat MIT, 7-2, in the first game of their New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference baseball series. The loss snapped a five-game win streak for MIT.
MIT Baseball Rolls Past Worcester State, 19-3CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT put on an offensive show this afternoon, banging out 18 hits and scoring runs in every inning but two as the Engineers rolled to a 19-3 win over visiting Worcester State University this afternoon. Every starter had at least one hit for MIT and sophomore Robert Bertucci (Bellville, Ill.) was strong in his first start of the season as the Engineers won their season-high fifth straight game.
MIT Baseball Edges Wesleyan, 4-3CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A sacrifice fly from junior Ricardo Perez (Vienna, Va.) with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning proved to be the difference in the game as MIT edged past Wesleyan University by a final of 4-3. Junior Henry Zhu (Overland Park, Kan.) held off the Cardinals over the final two innings to pick up his third save of the season.
Swanson Earns Second Straight NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week AwardCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Picking up where he left off last week, senior Torre Swanson (Redding, Calif.) has been selected as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week. It is the second straight week the right-hander has earned the award.
MIT Sweeps Doubleheader from ClarkCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Torre Swanson (Redding, Calif.) pitched a one-hit shutout for MIT in game one of its New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference doubleheader with Clark University this afternoon, leading the Engineers to a 4-0 win. MIT completed the doubleheader sweep with a 14-hit attack in game two that resulted in a 16-2 victory for the Engineers.
MIT Powers Past ClarkWOCESTER, Mass. – MIT unleashed a 15-hit attack that included four home runs as the Engineers scored an 11-5 victory over Clark University in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference baseball game this afternoon. Four different players drove in a pair of runs each to lead the Engineers to the win.
Swanson Named NEWMAC Pitcher of the WeekCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After hurling a complete game shutout last week, senior Torre Swanson (Redding, Calif.) was selected as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced. It is the first baseball player of the week award earned by an Engineer this season.
Endicott Outslugs MIT in BaseballCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Endicott College scored a pair of runs in the first inning and went on to unleash an 18-run, 17-hit attack as it outslugged MIT, 18-7, in non-conference baseball action this afternoon. Sophomore Tad Gold (Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.) went 4-for-4 and drove in five runs to lead the Gulls. Sophomore Sean Karson (Winter Park, Fla.) was 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs for the Engineers.
MIT Splits NEWMAC Doubleheader With SpringfieldCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Strong pitching performances by both MIT and Springfield College resulted in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference doubleheader split between the Engineers and the Pride. MIT took the first game, 10-0, behind an outstanding effort from its starting pitcher, senior Torre Swanson (Redding, Calif.). In the nightcap it was Springfield that had the outstanding starting pitching effort, as sophomore Alex Williams (East Hartford, Conn.) led the Pride to a 2-1 victory.
Springfield Pulls Out Win over MIT in Bottom of NinthSPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield College scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning without the aid of a hit to pull out a 7-6 win over MIT in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game this afternoon. Errors were costly for both sides as a total of 11 miscues, seven by the Engineers, led to seven unearned runs scored in the contest, including the game winner.
MIT Rolls Past Brandeis, 9-2CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT sent 10 hitters to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning, breaking open a tie game with six runs and lift the Engineers to a 9-2 nonconference baseball victory over Brandeis University this afternoon. Every starter for MIT had at least one hit as the Engineers put up 14 hits on the scoreboard. Brandeis had 11 hits, but stranded nine runners on the base paths.
MIT Baseball Players Speak at Local Middle SchoolARLINGTON, Mass. – Several members of the MIT baseball team recently visited the Ottoson Middle School in Arlington, Massachusetts where they had the opportunity to speak to a group of students. Some of the topics the Engineers spoke to the students about included prioritizing their time, goal setting and helping others.
Salem State Gets Past MIT, 8-5SALEM, Mass. – Salem State University broke a 4-4 tie with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth and saw its bullpen hold MIT scoreless over the last three innings as the Vikings took an 8-5 non-conference baseball win this afternoon. Senior Brian Macomber (Los Altos, Calif.) and freshman Reid Bishop (Cypress, Texas) each had three hits to lead the 12-hit MIT offense.
Baseball Swept at Coast GuardNEW LONODON, Conn. – After taking the first game of the series on Friday, the MIT baseball team could not come up with the series win today as the U.S. Coast Guard Academy scored a sweep of its NEWMAC doubleheader with the Engineers, winning by scores of 5-4 and 5-2.
MIT Edges Coast Guard In Pitchers Dual, 2-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy hooked up in an old fashioned pitchers dual this afternoon in the opening game of a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference baseball series. MIT junior Aric Dama (Winfield, Ill.) and Coast Guard junior Derek Petty (Parker, Col.) dueled into the eighth inning when the Engineers scratched across a run to take a 2-1 victory.
MIT Bounces Curry, 10-5MILTON, Mass. – Sophomore Patrick Dayton (Archer City, Texas) led off the game with a home run to ignite a MIT offense that scored runs in each of the first four innings, enabling the Engineers to pick up a 10-5 baseball win over Curry College. It was the third straight win for MIT, which improved to 8-7 with the non-conference victory. Curry fell to 5-10 with the loss.
MIT Outscores Salve Regina, 14-2CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After falling behind, 2-0, in the first inning, MIT came roaring back with five runs in the bottom of the sixth and never looked back as the Engineers went on to score in each of their last three innings in a 14-2 non-conference baseball victory over Salve Regina University. Sophomore Creed Mangrum (Sandy, Utah) had three doubles, drove in four runs, and pitched the final three innings for MIT.
Baseball Gains Split at BabsonBABSON PARK, Mass. – MIT came up with a run in the ninth inning that proved to be the game winner, enabling the Engineers to come away a 6-5 win and a split of a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader with Babson College. The Beavers won the first game in a pitchers dual, 2-0.
Babson Overpowers MIT in NEWMAC BaseballCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Babson broke open a scoreless game with two runs in the fourth inning and went on to score in five of the last six innings on its way to a 12-0 victory over MIT in New England Women’s and Men’s baseball action this afternoon. The Beavers also received outstanding pitching from junior Kyle Lyon (Flemington, N.J.), who hurled a complete game shutout.
Engineer Offense Erupts at Eastern NazareneQUINCY, Mass. – MIT scored early and often this afternoon as the Engineers put up season-high totals of 16 runs and 20 hits, including tying the school record for home runs in a game with five, in defeating Eastern Nazarene College by a final of 16-0. Freshman Hayden Cornwell (Newport Beach, Calif.) banged out a pair of round trippers in his first two trips to the plate on his way to a 3-for-6 day, driving in three, to lead the MIT offense.
Wheaton Scores 6-1 Win Over MIT To Sweep SeriesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Wheaton College took advantage of three MIT errors to score four unearned runs and picked up a strong pitching performance this afternoon as the Lyons completed the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference series sweep of the Engineers, 6-1. Junior Corey Laliberte (Fall River, Mass.) threw 7.1 innings of four-hit ball for Wheaton to pick up the win. Freshman Eben Bitonte (Wichita, Kan.) drove in MIT’s lone run with a third inning double.
MIT Drops Doubleheader to WheatonNORTON, Mass. – In the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference baseball opener for both teams, No. 17 Wheaton College came out on top with a doubleheader sweep of MIT. The Lyons took a tight, 2-1, decision in game one before coming back in the nightcap to win 9-2. Sophomore Sean Karson (Winter Park, Fla.) had three hits and drove in a run over the two games to lead MIT’s offense. The losses broke a four-game win streak for the Engineers (4-4, 0-2 NEWMAC), while Wheaton improved to 6-1 and 2-0 in the conference.
Engineers Defeat Wentworth, 13-4CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Behind the strength of a six-run second inning and a four-run burst in the eighth, the MIT baseball team defeated Wentworth Institute of Technology, 13-4, on Wednesday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers improved to 4-2 on the year while the Leopards’ ledger lowered to 7-6.
Baseball Takes Two From Trinity CollegeNEW BRITON, Conn. – It was another good day for the MIT pitching staff as the Engineers allowed a total of just two runs and seven hits over two games of a doubleheader against Trinity College today in games played at Central Connecticut State University. MIT picked up its second consecutive shutout in the opening 4-0 win, then scored the sweep with a 4-2 triumph in game two. Sophomore Keil Jindra (Oceanside, Calif.) allowed just three hits in six innings to lead the Engineers to the game one win, while senior Bryan Macomber (Los Altos, Calif.) had a pair of hits, including a triple, in game two for MIT. More information on the games will be available later on www.mitathletics.com.
Baseball Breaks Out With 10-0 Win Over GordonWENHAM, Mass. - MIT used a 16-hit, 10-run offensive attack this afternoon that lifted the Engineers to a 10-0 win over Gordon College. MIT picked up home runs from senior Bryan Macomber (Los Altos, Calif.) and freshman Parker Tew (Chapel Hill, N.C.) and six strong innings from freshman K.J. Parent (Knoxville, Tenn.) as the Engineers picked up their first win of the season.
Western New England Edges MIT, 1-0, In Pitching DuelFARMINGDALE, N.Y. – MIT found itself hooked up in an old-fashioned pitching duel with 11th-ranked Western New England University in its second game of the 2012 season. In a contest played at Farmingdale State University on Long Island it was the Golden Bears that scratched across a run in the third and then held off an Engineer rally in the ninth to hang on for the 1-0 win.
Baseball Drops 6-2 Decision to Keene State in Season OpenerFARMNINGDALE, N.Y. – Keene State jumped out to a 4-0 lead after three innings and went on to take a 6-2 win over MIT in the season baseball opener for the Engineers in a game played at Farmingdale State on Long Island in New York. Freshman Eben Bitonte (Wichita, Kan.) led an eight-hit attack for MIT with a pair of hits and scored a run.
MIT Baseball Announces 2012 ScheduleCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Fresh off one of the most successful seasons in its history, the MIT baseball team will open its 2012 season on March 3, 2012 when it takes on Keene State in a game that will be played at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, N.Y.