2018 MIT Baseball News

  • 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.
  • Baseball Drops 14-2 NEWMAC Final to Wheaton College
    April 20, 2018
    Led by seven extra-base hits and a dominant pitching performance from Dan Southerland, the Wheaton College baseball team defeated MIT by a final of 14-2 in the first of three games over the weekend. Southerland went eight innings, scattering five hits with one run as he improved to 5-1 on the season.
  • Baseball Rallies in Ninth for 7-6 Walkoff Win Over Coast Guard
    April 18, 2018
    Trailing by a 6-3 margin heading to the ninth inning, the MIT baseball team scored four runs to rally past the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for an improbable 7-6 walkoff win at Fran O’Brien Field. The Engineers had tied the game at 6-6 and capped the rally as senior Max Lancaster (Attleboro, Mass.) singled to right field to bring in senior Garrett Greenwood (Edmond, Okla.) for the game-winning run.
  • Baseball Earns Doubleheader Split With Babson on Saturday
    April 14, 2018
    In a matchup of the top two teams in the NEWMAC East Division standings on Saturday afternoon, the MIT baseball team split a doubleheader with Babson College at Govoni Field. The Beavers took game one in a 6-0 shutout, while the Engineers were victorious in the second game by an 8-1 final.
  • Baseball Drops 6-4 Final to Babson in Game One of Weekend Series
    April 13, 2018
    In the opening game of a three-game series between the NEWMAC East Division leaders, Babson College defeated the MIT Engineers by a 6-4 final on Friday afternoon at Fran O’Brien Field. The Beavers staked to an early 3-0 lead and held off a ninth-inning MIT rally for the win to pull a half game in front of the hosts heading to Saturday’s doubleheader.
  • Baseball Drops 5-1 Non-Conference Final to Worcester State
    April 12, 2018
    On Thursday afternoon, the MIT baseball team dropped a 5-1 final to Worcester State in a non-conference matchup at Fran O’Brien Field. The loss snaps MIT’s nine-game winning streak as the Engineers lost for the first time since March 27th.
  • Baseball Wins Ninth Straight in Matchup of NEWMAC Divisional Leaders
    April 11, 2018
    In a matchup of NEWMAC divisional leaders, the MIT baseball team ran its winning streak to nine straight with a 13-0 shutout home win over Clark University on Wednesday afternoon at Fran O’Brien Field.
  • Baseball Downs Coast Guard for 16-4 Road NEWMAC Final
    April 10, 2018
    On Tuesday afternoon, the MIT baseball team ran its winning streak to eight straight with 16-4 road win at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The win moves the Engineers to 12-5 overall and 7-1 in league play as MIT sits atop the NEWMAC’s East Division standings.
  • Greenwood Named as NEWMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week
    April 09, 2018
    MIT senior Garrett Greenwood (Edmond, Okla.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Pitcher of the Week after his performance in a 4-0 week for the team.
  • Baseball Runs Win Streak to Seven with 12-1 Win Over Emerson
    April 08, 2018
    The MIT baseball team ran its winning streak to seven straight with a convincing 12-1 win over Emerson College on Sunday afternoon as the Engineers are now 16-0 all-time vs. the Lions.
  • Greenwood Posts 11K's in Game One Win, Becomes All-Time MIT Hits Leader in Sweep of Emerson
    April 07, 2018
    Led by a career day from senior Garrett Greenwood (Edmond, Okla.), the MIT baseball team ran its winning streak to six straight with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Emerson College on Saturday afternoon. Greenwood pitched seven innings with 11 strikeouts in game one, then became the MIT all-time career leader for hits with a single early in the second game.
  • Baseball Wins Fourth Straight With 10-4 Victory Over Tufts
    April 05, 2018
    On a brutally cold Thursday afternoon, the MIT baseball team rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to come away with a 10-4 victory over Tufts University in non-conference play at Fran O’Brien Field. The Jumbos held a 4-2 lead heading to the bottom of the seventh inning before the Engineers scored the last eight runs of the game for the six-run win.
  • New England Baseball Journal: "Div. 3: Bay Staters fit at MIT"
    April 04, 2018
    With balance of academics and baseball, two Bay State natives - senior Max Lancaster and freshman Casey Bussone - are right at home in Cambridge.
  • Baseball Outlasts Springfield in 17-Inning Marathon, Game Two Halted Due to Darkness
    March 31, 2018
    In the longest game in MIT baseball history, the Engineers rallied from a 5-3 deficit in the bottom of the 17th for a dramatic 6-5 walkoff home win over Springfield College on Saturday afternoon. In game two, MIT grabbed a 6-4 lead with two runs in the bottom of the eighth before the game was halted due to darkness. The game will be completed at a date to be announced.
  • Bussone, Murphy Lead Engineers in 3-0 Home Shutout of Suffolk
    March 30, 2018
    Led by six innings of shutout ball from MIT freshman pitcher Casey Bussone (Danvers, Mass.), the Engineers won their second straight game with a 3-0 shutout of visiting Suffolk University on Friday in the team’s home opener at Fran O’Brien Field.
  • Baseball Topples No. 23 Endicott in 3-2 Road Victory
    March 29, 2018
    In non-conference action on Thursday afternoon, the MIT baseball team rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to come away with a 3-2 road win over Endicott College. The Gulls are ranked No. 23 in the latest ABCA/Collegiate Baseball Poll.
  • Baseball Falls to Clark University in 8-4 Final
    March 27, 2018
    After a six-run fifth inning for Clark University, the MIT baseball team fell to the Cougars by an 8-4 final on Tuesday afternoon in NEWMAC Conference play in Worcester, Mass.
  • Greenwood Named NEWMAC Baseball Athlete of the Week
    March 26, 2018
    MIT senior Garrett Greenwood (Edmond, Okla.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Athlete of the Week for his performance in three games last week.
  • Baseball Drops 9-4 Non-Conference Final to St. Joseph's (Maine)
    March 25, 2018
    On a blustery Sunday afternoon, the MIT baseball team dropped a 9-4 final to St. Joseph’s College of Maine in a neutral site non-conference game that was played at Clark University.
  • Baseball Opens NEWMAC Play With Road Sweep of WPI
    March 24, 2018
    In the NEWMAC opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon, the MIT baseball team defeated WPI in a doubleheader at the New England Baseball Complex as the Engineers earned an 8-5 win in game one, followed by an 11-3 victory in second game.
  • Johnston's Two Homers Lead Baseball to 10-8 Comeback Victory
    March 10, 2018
    Behind a pair of home runs from sophomore Matt Johnston (Portola Valley, Calif.), the MIT baseball team rallied from an early 7-1 deficit to come away with a 10-8 win over Western New England University on a blustery Saturday morning at the New England Baseball Complex.
  • Baseball Drops a 6-3 Final at No. 1 Ranked UMass Boston
    March 06, 2018
    In a non-conference matchup on a blustery Tuesday afternoon, the MIT baseball team dropped a 6-3 final to No. 1 ranked UMass Boston in a game at Monan Park.
  • Rolland Named as NEWMAC Baseball Player of the Week
    March 05, 2018
    Westwood, Mass. (March 5) -- MIT baseball freshman shortstop Ethan Rolland (Burke, Va.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Week for his performance in three games vs. No. 15 ranked Trinity University last week in Texas.
  • Baseball Falls to No. 15 Trinity University in 11-5 Sunday Final
    March 04, 2018
    In the final game of the season-opening series for the MIT baseball team, the Engineers dropped an 11-5 final to No. 15 Trinity University on Sunday afternoon in San Antonio.
  • Baseball Drops 7-3 Final to No. 15 Trinity University
    March 03, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon, the MIT baseball team dropped a 7-3 final to No. 15 ranked Trinity University in San Antonio. The day was scheduled for a doubleheader with the Tigers, but was limited to a single game due to steady rain falling in the area.
  • Engineers Open 2018 With 10-3 Win at No. 15 Trinity University
    March 02, 2018
    Led by a 3-for-4 performance with four RBI from freshman shortstop Ethan Rolland (Burke, Va.), the MIT baseball team opened the 2018 season with a 10-3 road win over No. 15 Trinity on Friday night in San Antonio.
  • Baseball Picked Third in the NEWMAC Preseason Coaches' Poll
    February 20, 2018
    In the 2018 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Preseason Baseball Coaches’ Poll, the MIT baseball team has been chosen third overall out of the eight member schools. The Engineers are under the direction of 15th-year head coach Andy Barlow and are coming off an appearance in the NEWMAC Championship in 2017.