Six Engineers Named To Capital One Academic All-America TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the third year in a row, members of the MIT men's and women’s track and field teams were named to the Capital One Academic All-America team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Tuesday afternoon.
Tech's 4x400 Relay Places 4th on Final Day of NCAAsDELAWARE, Ohio - MIT's men's outdoor track and field team wrapped up competition at the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday. Overall, the Engineers scored eight points to nine-way tie for 33rd, improving greatly on their 54th place finish from last year.
Tech Returns to Track for Day Two of NCAA ChampionshipsDELAWARE, Ohio – Tech returned to action at the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division III Track and Field Championship on Friday with four successful individual performances. The Cardinal and Grey wrapped up day two in a three-way tie for 29th place.
Schreck Earns All-America Honors on Day One of NCAA ChampionshipsDELAWARE, Ohio – Day one of competition at the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division III Track and Field Championships got underway on Thursday at Ohio Wesleyan University. Tech’s 11th ranked men’s track and field team had an extremely successful opening day earning All-America honors in one event and setting themselves up for continued success on days two and three of competition. After one day, Tech is currently in tied for 14th place with three points.
MIT Track and Field Headed To NCAA ChampionshipsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT is sending eight members of the men’s track and field team to the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The three day competition begins on Thursday, May 22nd at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
Tech Finishes Third at ECAC ChampionshipsTROY, N.Y. – Tech returned to the track on Friday for the second and final day of competition at the ECAC Division III Championships. The MIT men’s track and field team finished the meet tied for third with host RPI, scoring 46 points. Also running on Friday, two members of the team headed to Princeton University to compete in the 138th annual IC4A Men’s Championship.
No. 15 Men’s Track and Field Competes at ECAC ChampionshipsTROY, N.Y. – Three members of the No. 15 Engineers’ men’s outdoor track and field team kicked off the two-day ECAC Division III Championships on Thursday at RPI in Troy, N.Y. On the last weekend of qualification before the NCAA Championships, MIT track and field student-athletes will be competing at RPI and the IC4A Championships at Princeton University through Friday.
MIT Finishes Ninth at New England ChampionshipsWESTFIELD, Mass. – MIT’s men’s track and field team was in action again on Saturday for day three of the New England Outdoor Championships hosted by Westfield State University. Up against 27 Division I, II, and III programs from across New England, Tech took ninth place in the team tally and recorded four personal best times on the day.
Samsel and Lee Lead MIT at New England Outdoor ChampionshipsWESTFIELD, Mass. – A few members of the MIT men’s track and field team took to the track on Friday to compete in day two of three of the New England Outdoor Championships at Westfield State University. After claiming the team titles at the NEWMAC Championship and New England Division III Championship the past two weekends, Tech faced off against student-athletes from Division I, II, and III institutions from across the region.
Rounding the finish of a good runEarly Sunday mornings, when the streets of Cambridge are still empty, you might find MIT senior Justin Bullock running one of his favorite loops: down Memorial Drive along the Charles River, through the woods at Fresh Pond Reservation, and back down Massachusetts Avenue to his dorm, Burton Conner.
Men’s Track and Field Wins New England Division III ChampionshipSPRINGFIELD, Mass. – MIT’s men’s outdoor track and field team won their second Championship of the season finishing the New England Division III Championship by more than eighty points. Just one week after claiming their 14th consecutive NEWMAC title, Tech scored 159.83 points to win the 32-team contest ahead of second place Bates College with 79.33 points. This victory is particularly sweet after finishing second in 2013, just one point behind Bates College.
Tech in First After Two Days at New England Division III ChampionshipsSPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Tech returned to action for day two of competition at Springfield College for the New England Division III Track and Field Championships. The seventeenth ranked men’s outdoor track and field team recorded numerous outstanding performances on the second day of competition in the 10,000-meter run, decathlon, hammer throw and long jump.
Samsel Excels on Day One of New England Division III ChampionshipsSPRINGFIELD, Mass. – MIT’s men’s outdoor track and field team, which is currently ranked 17th in the nation, kicked off the New England Division III Championships at Springfield College on Thursday with a strong performance by sophomore Adrian Samsel (Whippany, N.J.) in the first five events of the decathlon.
Taylor Named NEWMAC Men's and Women's Coach of the YearBOSTON, Mass. – Head MIT track and field coach Halston Taylor was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Coach of the Year for both the men's and the women's programs, as announced by the league on Tuesday.
NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference AwardsBOSTON, Mass. – A league-leading 74 athletes represented MIT on the 2014 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 166 selections, followed by Springfield College with 104.
Motley Named NEWMAC Field Athlete of the WeekBOSTON, Mass. - Following a busy weekend for the No. 16 MIT men's outdoor track and field team, sophomore Carrington Motley (Pittsburgh, Pa.) was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Athlete of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Lee Leads Engineers With Pair of Wins at Sean Collier InviteCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Hosting their only home competition of the 2014 outdoor season, No. 16 MIT men's track and field won five events at the inaugural Sean Collier Invitational. Highlighting the day for MIT was sophomore States Lee (Charlotte, N.C.), who took the top place in both the 200-meter dash, finishing in 22.21, and the 400-meter dash, crossing the line in 49.04.
Men’s Track and Field Competes at Larry Ellis InvitationalPRINCETON, N.J. – At a meet featuring numerous Division I programs and more than 1,000 athletes from 120 collegiate teams and 41 club programs, four representatives of MIT’s men’s track and field program raced in at the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University.
Lee and 4x100 Relay Receive NEWMAC Weekly NodsBOSTON, Mass. – For the third consecutive week, the No. 11 MIT men’s outdoor track and field team received two New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly awards on Monday afternoon.
No. 11 Engineers Claim First at BatesLEWISTON, Maine - MIT's men's outdoor track and field, which is ranked 11th in the nation, traveled to Maine on Saturday afternoon for a meet against Bates College, Colby College and the University of Southern Main.
Engineers Finish in First against RPI and WPITROY, N.Y. – At just its second meet of the outdoor season, the No. 9 MIT men’s track and field team finished in first place at the Engineer’s Cup with 165.5 points. Host RPI was second with 138 and WPI was third with 84.50 points.
Tech Wins 9 Events at Westmont Collegiate ClassicSANTA BARBARA, Calif. - After last weekend's meet was canceled due to poor weather, the MIT men's track and field team officially opened the outdoor season on Saturday in sunny California at the Westmont Collegiate Classic.
Tech's 4x400 Relay Finishes in 4th at NCAA ChampionshipsLINCOLN, Neb. - MIT's men's track and field wrapped up the indoor season at the NCAA Division III Championships, tying for 34th place out of 68 teams with six points. Over the course of the weekend, junior Benjamin Schreck (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) and the members of Tech's 4x400 Relay earned All-America honors for finishing in the top eight in their respective events.
Engineers Open 2014 NCAA ChampionshipsLINCOLN, Neb. - Just four members of the MIT men's indoor track and field team competed on the first day of the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships on Friday. Junior Benjamin Schreck (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) earned Tech's lone point when he finished in eight place in the Pole Vault.
Taylor Named USTFCCCA New England Men's Coach of the YearNEW ORLEANS, La. – Head track and field coach Halston Taylor was named the men’s Coach of the Year for the New England region, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Wednesday.
Seven Engineers Prepare for 2014 NCAA ChampsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s men’s indoor track and field team, which is currently ranked 12th in the country, will be sending seven student-athletes to the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships, which will be hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this Friday and Saturday, March 14-15.
Tech Competes in ECAC and IC4A ChampionshipsBOSTON, Mass. - With the indoor season slowly coming to a close, the No. 10 MIT men's track and field team sent its student-athletes to two different meets, as it has done a number of times in the past few weeks.
Engineers Open ECAC ChampsBOSTON, Mass. – On the first day of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship on Friday, just a handful of members of the MIT men's indoor track and field team competed. The Championship will take place at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center through Saturday, March 8.
Engineers Compete at Tufts Last Chance MeetSOMERVILLE, Mass. - As an added opportunity to improve on their NCAA qualifying marks, a small group of the No. 10 MIT men's indoor track and field team competed in the Tufts Last Chance Meet on Thursday afternoon.
Cardinal and Gray Defend Title at New England ChampionshipsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On the second and final day of the New England Division III Championships, the No. 4 MIT men's track and field team won the title for the second year in a row, wrapping up the weekend in first out of 26 teams with 138 points. No. 7 Tufts University finished in second with 94 points and Williams College was third with 59.
MIT Outdoor Track & Field Picked to Repeat as NEWMAC ChampionsBOSTON, Mass. – MIT’s men’s track and field team was the unanimous selection by the coaches to repeat as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) champion, as was announced on Friday. Tech, who has won 14 consecutive conference titles, earned all six first-place selections.