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).
West Hubbard Competes at CSA Individual National ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman West Hubbard was MIT’s lone representative at the College Squash Association (CSA) Individual National Championship held this past weekend at Dartmouth College. Hubbard was the Engineers’ seventh athlete to make an appearance at the competition and first since 2007-08.
Squash Shines at CSA National Team ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing for the Chaffee Cup at the College Squash Association (CSA) National Team Championship, the MIT squash team fell to Vanderbilt University, 6-3, in the title match. The Engineers made program history by opening the weekend with back-to-back wins as they topped University of Washington, 6-3, and University of California-Berkeley, 5-4, en route to the championship tilt.
Squash Concludes Fall Semester ActionCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its final week of competition prior to the holiday break, the MIT squash team fell to nationally-ranked No. 13 Brown University (9-0), No. 23 Tufts University (8-1), No. 31 Northeastern University (6-3), and No. 19 Amherst College (8-1). The No. 32 Engineers finished their fall slate with a record of 3-8.
Engineers Battle Top New England Teams in Harvard Round RobinCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – This past weekend, the MIT squash team squared off with nationally-ranked No. 12 Bates College, No. 23 Colby College, No. 26 Connecticut College, and No. 27 Wesleyan University at the Harvard University Round Robin. Despite dropping all four matches, the No. 32 Engineers picked up a trio of individual wins and recorded several tightly contested decisions.
MIT Defeats Boston College, 7-2CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT squash team recorded a hard-fought 7-2 victory over Boston College on Saturday. The Engineers remain undefeated on the season as they picked up their third consecutive win.
Squash Sweeps Bard and Bryant in Season-OpenerCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second time in three years the MIT squash team opened its season victorious as it posted 9-0 decisions over Bard College and Bryant University on Saturday. The Engineers look to continue this streak next weekend against Boston College.
MIT Announces 2010-11 Winter Sport SchedulesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT announced today its team schedules for the 2010-11 winter season. Eleven teams will compete, beginning with the rifle squad, whose season kicks off on October 2. A number of teams, including the mens basketball, mens and womens swimming & diving and mens and womens track & field are coming off extremely successful seasons, which culminated in appearances at their respective NCAA Championships. The womens basketball, mens and womens fencing, squash and mens volleyball schedules were also released.
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.