• MIT Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award
    August 03, 2010
    MIT Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - For the second year in row, MIT was the lone Division III program to have its men’s and women’s volleyball teams qualify for the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The Engineers were the sole representatives on the Division III men’s list and joined Harvard University and Stanford University as the only institutions to double-up on AVCA accolades.
  • MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup Rankings
    July 21, 2010
    MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup Rankings CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful campaigns in Institute history, MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. This was the highest ranking for the Engineers in the 14-year history of the program and the first time they were the best performers in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
  • Charles Morton Named AVCA National Assistant Coach of the Year
    May 07, 2010
    Charles Morton Named AVCA National Assistant Coach of the Year CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) selected Charles Morton for the inaugural Division III Men’s Volleyball National Assistant Coach of the Year award. He will be formally presented his award at 2010 Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday, December 16.
  • Men’s Volleyball Collects Slew of NECVA Awards
    April 19, 2010
    Men’s Volleyball Collects Slew of NECVA Awards CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following the most successful season in the history of the men’s volleyball program, MIT received 16 honors from the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA). The award tally was the second highest for the Engineers since they came away with 19 accolades in 2007.
  • Men’s Volleyball Has Historical Run in NECVA Tournament
    April 13, 2010
    Men’s Volleyball Has Historical Run in NECVA Tournament CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 7 MIT men’s volleyball team reached several milestones during the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) Championship Tournament held this past weekend in Hyannis, Mass. The Engineers swept Newbury College (30-23, 30-15, 30-22) in the opening round on Friday before dismissing D’Youville College (30-18, 30-26, 30-20) in quarterfinal action on Saturday. That afternoon, the Cardinal and Gray fell to eventual champion, Nazareth College, 30-28, 30-27, 31-29. MIT’s first victory over D’Youville in eight meetings put it in the semifinals for the second time in program history with the last trip occurring in 2006. The Cardinal and Gray also recorded its first 30-win season as it finished with an overall ledger of 31-8.
  • No. 6 Engineers Sweep Wentworth in Regular-Season Finale
    April 03, 2010
    No. 6 Engineers Sweep Wentworth in Regular-Season Finale CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 6 MIT men’s volleyball team swept Wentworth Institute of Technology, 30-20, 30-25, 30-20, in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division tilt on Saturday. The Engineers, who will be making their sixth consecutive trip to the NECVA Championship Tournament, improved to 29-7 overall and 14-2 in league action. The Leopards’ ledger dipped to 16-10 on the year and 10-6 in conference play.
  • No. 6 MIT Breaks Record in Win over Regis
    April 01, 2010
    No. 6 MIT Breaks Record in Win over Regis CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its first action following spring break, the nationally-ranked No. 6 MIT men’s volleyball team defeated NECVA New England Division foe Regis College, 30-11, 30-16, 30-11, on Wednesday. The victory raised the Engineers’ ledger to 28-7 on the year, breaking the Institute mark for wins in a season. In league action, the Cardinal and Gray improved to 13-2 and currently rank second in the standings.
  • Matt Hohenberger Earns NECVA New England Accolades
    March 26, 2010
    Matt Hohenberger Earns NECVA New England Accolades CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the sixth time this season and third consecutive week, Matt Hohenberger was voted the Rookie of the Week for the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division. He helped guide the nationally-ranked No. 7 Engineers to a 4-0 week while breaking the Institute record for aces in a season.
  • No. 10 Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Elms and Mount Ida
    March 21, 2010
    No. 10 Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Elms and Mount Ida CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the fifth and sixth consecutive matches, the nationally-ranked No. 10 MIT men’s volleyball team denied its opponents a set as it defeated Elms College (30-13, 30-23, 30-24) and Mount Ida College (30-16, 30-8, 30-13) on Saturday. With the wins, the Engineers improved to 27-7 on the year and 12-2 in North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division play.
  • No. 10 Engineers Shutout Johnson & Wales, 3-0
    March 18, 2010
    No. 10 Engineers Shutout Johnson & Wales, 3-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 10 MIT men’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to six following a 30-9, 30-21, 30-23 decision over non-conference foe Johnson & Wales University on Thursday. The Engineers improved to 25-7 on the year while the Wildcats saw their ledger dip to 8-15.
  • MIT Sweeps NECVA New England Honors
    March 18, 2010
    MIT Sweeps NECVA New England Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second time this season, the pair of David Thomas and Matt Hohenberger received weekly accolades from the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division. The duo was first selected together on February 8.
  • No. 10 Men’s Volleyball Blanks No. 6 Rivier
    March 17, 2010
    No. 10 Men’s Volleyball Blanks No. 6 Rivier CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the third time in as many weeks, the MIT men’s volleyball team knocked off a nationally-ranked top 10 opponent as it defeated No. 6 Rivier College, 30-28, 30-25, 30-27. The No. 10 Engineers (24-7) registered their first win at the Raiders’ Muldoon Health and Fitness Center since 1998 and it was their third victory in seven trips to Nashua dating back to 1997.
  • No. 13 Engineers Defeat Daniel Webster in Three
    March 13, 2010
    No. 13 Engineers Defeat Daniel Webster in Three NASHUA, N.H. – Following a 30-16, 30-26, 30-24 decision over Daniel Webster College, the nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT men’s volleyball team picked up its ninth straight North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division victory on Friday. Winners of four in a row and nine of their last 10, the Engineers improved to 23-7 on the year and 11-2 in conference action.
  • Hohenberger and Demyttenaere Collect NECVA Weekly Awards
    March 12, 2010
    Hohenberger and Demyttenaere Collect NECVA Weekly Awards CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Matt Hohenberger earned his second North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) Rookie of the Week honor while Mike Demyttenaere received his first New England Division Player of the Week selection this season. Hohenberger has been the league’s Rookie of the Week twice and the New England Division pick four times. The accolades also mark the third occasion MIT has been tabbed for both awards.
  • No. 13 MIT Sweeps No. 6 Endicott in Men’s Volleyball
    March 11, 2010
    No. 13 MIT Sweeps No. 6 Endicott in Men’s Volleyball CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After suffering a pair of heartbreaking five-set losses to Endicott College earlier in the season, the newly nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT men’s volleyball team picked up a crucial 30-21, 31-29, 30-23, NECVA New England Division win over the No. 6 Gulls on Wednesday night. The Engineers (22-7, 10-2) snapped the hosts’ 12 match-winning streak and also gave them their first conference loss of the season.
  • Men’s Volleyball Takes Third Place at MIT Invitational
    March 08, 2010
    Men’s Volleyball Takes Third Place at MIT Invitational CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the Sixth Annual MIT Men’s Volleyball Invitational, the host Engineers posted a 3-1 ledger en route to a third-place finish out of eight teams. The Cardinal and Gray blanked Bard College (30-19, 30-17, 31-29) before falling to nationally-ranked No. 10 Milwaukee School of Engineering (25-30, 30-20, 30-26, 30-25). On Sunday, MIT bounced back by defeating the College of Mount Saint Vincent (30-10, 30-25, 30-14) and No. 5 Carthage College (28-30, 30-19, 30-25, 30-22). For the second year in a row, Mike Demyttenaere represented the Engineers on the All-Tournament Team. Following its performance this past weekend, MIT improved to 21-7 on the year, marking the program’s sixth consecutive 20-win season.
  • Lee and Becherer Receive NECVA New England Plaudits
    March 04, 2010
    Lee and Becherer Receive NECVA New England Plaudits CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second time this season, the MIT men’s volleyball team swept the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division weekly awards. Both first-time honorees, Tim Lee was chosen as the division’s Player of the Week while Alex Becherer earned Rookie of the Week accolades.
  • MIT Rallies to Defeat Newbury in Five Sets
    March 02, 2010
    MIT Rallies to Defeat Newbury in Five Sets CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s volleyball team gave Newbury College its first North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division loss following a 30-22, 22-30, 24-30, 30-23, 15-13 thriller on Tuesday night. Of the 10 previous meetings between both programs, only one other match went to five sets and it was won by the Engineers in 2008.
  • Engineers Defeats Elms and Emmanuel
    February 27, 2010
    Engineers Defeats Elms and Emmanuel CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s volleyball team picked up a pair of wins against Elms College and Emmanuel College on Saturday. The Engineers swept North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division foes Elms, 30-12, 30-24, 30-18, before outlasting Emmanuel, 30-25, 27-30, 30-28, 27-30, 15-9. Earlier, Emmanuel topped Elms, 30-19, 30-18, 30-117.
  • Matt Hohenberger Cops NECVA Honors
    February 24, 2010
    Matt Hohenberger Cops NECVA Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Matt Hohenberger continued MIT’s streak of league accolades as he was named the North East Collegiate Volleyball Conference (NECVA) Rookie of the Week in addition to earning New England Division plaudits. This was his first time he was selected as NECVA’s overall recipient while he earned his third New England Division award.
  • Men's Volleyball Overpowers Southern Vermont
    February 23, 2010
    Men's Volleyball Overpowers Southern Vermont CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s volleyball team defeated Southern Vermont College, 30-8, 30-4, 30-9, in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division match on Tuesday night. With the win, the Engineers improved to 15-6 on the year and 7-2 in conference action while the Mountaineers dipped to 1-11 overall and 1-9 in NECVA play.
  • MIT Splits at Endicott Invitational
    February 22, 2010
    MIT Splits at Endicott Invitational CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s volleyball team posted a 2-2 mark at the Endicott College Invitational this past weekend. Matt Hohenberger earned All-Tournament Team honors while Mike Demyttenaere broke the Institute record for career aces, as he surpassed the standard of 151 set by Praveen Pamidimukkala ’08. The Engineers swept SUNY IT (30-14, 30-19, 30-22) and nationally-ranked No. 12 Ramapo College (30-22, 30-24, 30-28) on Saturday, before falling to No. 7 Rivier College (30-26, 32-30, 30-22) and the host Gulls (28-30, 30-25, 23-30, 33-31, 15-10).
  • Demyttenaere Reaches Milestone, Engineers Blank Harvard
    February 17, 2010
    Demyttenaere Reaches Milestone, Engineers Blank Harvard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Mike Demyttenaere registered eight kills, helping him become the fourth player in the history of the MIT men’s volleyball program to surpass the 1,000-kill mark as the Engineers recorded a 31-29, 30-28, 30-19 victory over cross-town rival Harvard University on Wednesday. The Cardinal and Gray picked up its second win in three years against the Crimson while the sweep was the first since 1989.
  • Patrick Vatterott Collects Rookie of the Week Accolades
    February 17, 2010
    Patrick Vatterott Collects Rookie of the Week Accolades CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second week in a row the MIT men’s volleyball team received North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division honors as Patrick Vatterott was tabbed for Rookie of the Week plaudits. As a program, the Engineers earned their fourth league award of the season.
  • Men's Volleyball Sweeps Lesley, 3-0
    February 15, 2010
    Men's Volleyball Sweeps Lesley, 3-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT men’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to four following a 30-12, 30-23, 30-8 victory over Lesley University in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division match on Monday. The Engineers now stand at 11-4 overall and 6-2 in conference play while the Lynx saw their ledger dip to 2-8 on the year and 2-5 in NECVA action.
  • MIT Blanks Wentworth, 3-0
    February 15, 2010
    MIT Blanks Wentworth, 3-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – With a 30-15, 30-16, 30-21 victory over Wentworth Institute of Technology on Thursday, the MIT men’s volleyball team improved to 8-4 on the year and 3-2 in North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division action.
  • No. 13 Engineers Blank Regis and Daniel Webster
    February 13, 2010
    No. 13 Engineers Blank Regis and Daniel Webster CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s volleyball team picked up a pair of wins against North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division foes Regis College and Daniel Webster College on Saturday. The nationally-ranked No. 13 Engineers swept Regis, 30-10, 30-14, 30-10, before defeating Daniel Webster, 30-11, 30-16, 30-13. Earlier, Daniel Webster topped Regis, 30-17, 30-16, 30-19.
  • MIT Sweeps NECVA New England Honors
    February 11, 2010
    MIT Sweeps NECVA New England Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division named David Thomas its Player of the Week while Matt Hohenberger was tabbed for his second Rookie of the Week selection.
  • Endicott Defeats No. 13 MIT in Five-Set Thriller
    February 09, 2010
    Endicott Defeats No. 13 MIT in Five-Set Thriller CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In a back-and-forth battle, Endicott College emerged with a 31-29, 22-30, 30-28, 22-30, 15-12 victory over nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division match on Tuesday. Mike Demyttenaere registered 21 kills, three blocks, and three aces for the Engineers (7-4, 2-2 NECVA). A.J. Witkofsky tallied 21 kills to become the Gulls’ all-time kill leader in addition to racking up 19 digs and six blocks.
  • No. 13 Engineers Split at Stevens
    February 08, 2010
    No. 13 Engineers Split at Stevens CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Facing a pair of nationally-ranked foes, the No. 13 MIT men’s volleyball team defeated No. 10 Vassar College (28-30, 30-28, 30-22, 30-19) but fell to host and No. 8 Stevens Institute of Technology (30-22, 30-23, 30-26) on Saturday. Following the one-day trip, the Engineers’ ledger moved to 7-3 on the year.
  • Men’s Volleyball Falls to Newbury, 3-1
    February 03, 2010
    Men’s Volleyball Falls to Newbury, 3-1 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Local rival Newbury College defeated No. 13 MIT, 23-30, 30-19, 30-22, 30-24, in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division match on Tuesday night. With the loss, the Engineers’ ledger moved to 6-2 on the year and 2-1 in conference action.
  • No. 13 MIT Cruises Past Southern Vermont, 3-0
    January 31, 2010
    No. 13 MIT Cruises Past Southern Vermont, 3-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT men’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to five following a 30-14, 30-10, 30-19 victory over Southern Vermont College in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division match on Friday. The Engineers now stand at 6-1 overall and 2-0 in league action.
  • Matt Hohenberger Collects Rookie of the Week Accolades
    January 28, 2010
    Matt Hohenberger Collects Rookie of the Week Accolades CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following his first week of intercollegiate competition, freshman Matt Hohenberger was voted the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division Rookie of the Week. His performance powered the nationally-ranked No. 13 Engineers to a 4-1 start and a second-place finish at the SUNY New Paltz Invitational.
  • No. 13 Engineers Top Emerson in Men’s Volleyball
    January 27, 2010
    No. 13 Engineers Top Emerson in Men’s Volleyball BOSTON, Mass. – Emerson College hung through the first two sets, but MIT’s depth and height proved too much for the Lions as the 13th ranked Engineers took a 30-22, 30-26, 30-16 non-conference men’s volleyball victory at Emerson’s Brown & Plofker Gym on Tuesday.
  • No. 14 Men’s Volleyball Finishes Second at Hawks Invitational
    January 25, 2010
    No. 14 Men’s Volleyball Finishes Second at Hawks Invitational CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its first tournament action of the season, the MIT men’s volleyball team posted a 3-1 ledger en route to a second-place finish at the SUNY New Paltz Hawks Invitational. The nationally-ranked No. 14 Engineers (4-1) fell to No. 10 Baruch College (30-28, 26-30, 30-26, 30-19) before sweeping the host Hawks (30-25, 32-30, 30-28), Elms College (30-13, 30-20, 30-23), and No. 15 Emmanuel College (30-25, 30-27, 31-29).
  • No. 14 MIT Sweeps Lesley in Season-Opener
    January 21, 2010
    No. 14 MIT Sweeps Lesley in Season-Opener CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 14 MIT men’s volleyball team kicked off its 2010 campaign with a 30-10, 30-7, 30-21 victory over host Lesley University in a North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA) New England Division match on Wednesday night.
  • MIT Announces Expansion of Webcasting Schedule
    January 05, 2010
    MIT Announces Expansion of Webcasting Schedule CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT has announced the addition of men's and women's swimming & diving, men's and women's track & field and men's volleyball to its webcasting schedule.