MIT Finishes 11th in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup RankingsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second year in a row MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Engineers’ Institute-best finish once again registered as the highest performance by the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Milton Gooding Steps Down as MIT Men’s Soccer CoachCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following a successful four-year stint as the head coach of the MIT men’s soccer team Milton Gooding has announced his resignation. The 2010 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Coach of the Year, Gooding amassed an overall record of 43-21-6 resulting in the highest winning percentage in the program's history (.657).
Christian Therkelsen Named to ESPN Academic All-America First TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Christian Therkelsen became the first player in the history of the men’s soccer program and fourth MIT athlete to earn ESPN Academic All-America First Team honors for three consecutive years. The senior forward joins Duane Stevens ’98 (football), Uzoma Orji ’06 (track and field), and Julia Zimmerman ’09 (women’s gymnastics) in this elite accomplishment.
Milton Gooding Named NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Coach of the YearCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming on the heels of an undefeated season in league play, MIT men’s soccer head coach Milton Gooding was voted the Coach of the Year for the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). In addition, the Engineers saw Christian Therkelsen, Zachary Kabelac, and Ben Lewis earn All-Conference First Team honors while Jonathan Tebes received a spot on the Second Team.
Engineers Fall to Wheaton, 2-1, in NEWMAC Men’s Soccer SemifinalBABSON PARK, Mass. – Third-seeded Wheaton College scored two goals in the final 29 minutes to rally from a 1-0 deficit and defeat second-seeded MIT, 2-1, in the semifinals of the 2010 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Soccer Tournament at Babson College’s Hartwell-Rogers Field on Saturday.
MIT, Wheaton Battle to 1-1 TieCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s soccer regular-season finale, MIT and Wheaton College emerged with a 1-1 draw on Saturday. The Engineers, ranked No. 7 in the NCAA New England regional poll, saw their ledger move to 10-2-2 overall and 4-0-2 in the conference while the Lyons’ record shifted to 10-5-3 on the year and 3-2-2 in the NEWMAC.
Men's Soccer Edges Clark, 1-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT mens soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to 10 following a 1-0 victory over Clark University in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest on Saturday. Jonathan Tebes registered the lone goal of the contest in the 74th minute for the Engineers, who are currently ranked No. 7 in the latest NCAA New England Regional poll.
Engineers Blank Coast Guard, 1-0NEW LONDON, Conn. Senior Joey DeRosas header in the 48th minute was the only goal of the game as MIT held on for a 1-0 win over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) mens soccer game.
MIT, Babson Play to 0-0 TieBABSON PARK, Mass. Babson College junior goalie Peter Crowley and MIT junior keeper Dylan Rankin each made four saves in their respective nets as the Beavers and Engineers played to a 0-0 double-overtime tie in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) mens soccer contest at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Saturday afternoon. With the deadlock, Babson, ranked fourth in the most recent NSCAA New England poll, moved to 8-2-2 overall and 1-0-2 in the conference, while MIT, ranked eighth in the region, moved to 8-2-1 overall and 2-0-1 in the NEWMAC.
Men's Soccer Fights Off Brandeis, 2-1CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT withstood Brandeis Universitys unrelenting attack during the final three minutes of regulation and emerged with a 2-1 victory in a non-conference mens soccer game on Wednesday. The Engineers improved to 7-2 on the year following their sixth straight win. The Judges suffered their first loss of the season as their ledger dipped to 6-1.
Engineers Win Fifth in a Row, Upend Springfield 2-1SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Despite a furious second-half rally, the MIT mens soccer team held on for a 2-1 victory over Springfield College in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both teams on Brock-Affleck Field on Saturday afternoon.
MIT Ranks Fourth Among All NCAA Institutions in 2010 NCSA Collegiate Power RankingsCHICAGO, Ill. – The National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) recently announced its eighth annual Collegiate Power Rankings. Following another tremendous year, the Engineers were listed fourth overall in securing their highest ranking in the history of the report. The NCSA Athletic Recruiting’s Collegiate Power Rankings assess the academic and athletics standards of all NCAA athletic programs across the country. The Power Rankings were developed to help prospective student athletes and their families evaluate the particular strengths of the top colleges and universities at the Division I, II and III levels.
MIT Cruises Past Wheelock, 6-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. In the inaugural meeting between both programs, the MIT mens soccer team defeated Wheelock College, 6-0. Eight different players earned a point as Christian Therkelsen led the way with two goals and an assist for the Engineers (5-2-0). With the loss, the Wildcats saw their record dip to 0-5-0.
Mens Soccer Tops Emmanuel, Extends Winning StreakBOSTON, Mass. The MIT mens soccer team registered its third consecutive win over a Boston-based school in six days after defeating Emmanuel College, 3-1, on Monday. The Engineers scoring contributions game from freshmen Jonathan Tebes, Andrew Fijian, and Matthew Monheit while seniors Christian Therkelsen and Adriel Fidone were credited with assists.
Engineers Overpower Newbury, 6-0CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT mens soccer team saw seven different players record at least one point in its 6-0 victory over Newbury College on Saturday night. Zachary Kabelac led the way with two goals and an assist for the Engineers, who improved to 3-2 on the year. With the loss, the Nighthawks ledger lowered to 1-1 overall.
MIT Outlasts Emerson, 2-1, in Double OvertimeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Ben Lewiss header on a cross by Adriel Fidone sailed into the left side of the net in the 108th minute to give the MIT mens soccer team a 2-1 victory over Emerson College on Wednesday. With the win, the Engineers improved to 2-2-0 on the year while the Lions saw their ledger dip to 1-1-0.
Mens Soccer Falls to Wentworth, 1-0, at Babson Fall ClassicBABSON PARK, Mass. John Golden scored the game's only goal on a first-half penalty kick to lift the Wentworth Institute of Technology Leopards to a 1-0 victory over the MIT Engineers on day two of the 2010 Babson Fall Classic at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Sunday.
Eastern Connecticut Edges MIT, 2-1, in Babson Soccer ClassicBABSON PARK, Mass. Eastern Connecticut State University mens soccer team defeated MIT, 2-1, in game two of the Third Annual Babson Soccer Classic hosted by Babson College. Matt Furman led the way for the Warriors scoring one goal and chipping in an assist in the win. With the win, the Warriors start the season off 1-0 while MIT dips to 1-1.
Engineers Edge Salve Regina 4-3, in 2OTNEWPORT, R.I. Zachary Kabelac scored his second goal of the game 4:04 into the second overtime to lift the MIT mens soccer team to a 4-3 win over Salve Regina University in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at Brother Michael Reynolds Field.
MIT Announces 2010 Fall Webcasting ScheduleCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT has announced the following dates for its 2010 Fall Webcast schedule. In addition to broadcasting the Engineers' football, men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball and water polo teams, Tech will begin offering webcasts for field hockey for the first time in 2010.