MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup RankingsCAMBRIDGE, 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).
Women's Fencing Closes at Northeast RegionalPROVIDENCE, R.I. The MIT womens fencing team ended its season on Sunday at the NCAA Northeast Regional Fencing Championships hosted by Brown University. Despite their efforts, none of the eight competing Engineers were able to post scores high enough to advance to the national tournament.
Women's Fencing Duo Receives All-Conference HonorsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) recently announced its All-Conference Team with MIT's Cordelia Link and Molly Kozminsky receiving honors. Link became Tech's first four-year recipient, while Kozminsky tabbed her second nomination.
Women's Fencing Battles at BeanpotCAMBRIDGE, Mass. On Wednesday night, MIT mens and womens fencing hosted Boston College, Brandeis University and Harvard University for the Third Annual Beanpot. The Engineers fought well and finished 1-2 on the evening, but they were no match for the Crimson of Harvard University, which captured its third-straight tournament crown.
Womens Fencing Finishes Runner-up at New England ChampionshipsSOUTH HADLEY, Mass. On Sunday, the MIT womens fencing team traveled to Mount Holyoke College for the 2010 New England Championships. Three Engineers had top-three finishes and five others advanced beyond qualifying as MIT took second in the event behind the Eagles of Boston College.
Women’s Fencing Finds Success at Eric Sollee InvitationalWALTHAM, Mass. – The MIT women’s fencing team picked up wins over Air Force, Haverford, Hunter and NYU before falling to No. 8 Penn as the team went 4-1 at Saturday’s Eric Sollee Invitational hosted by Brandeis University. The Cardinal and Gray has had strong showings at each of its last two meets, improving their record to 13-9 overall on the season.
Womens Fencing Rebounds at Boston CollegeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Last Saturday, the MIT womens fencing team went 4-2 in Northeast Fencing Conference matches at a meet hosted by Boston College. Despite falling to BC and Brown, the Engineers record improved to 9-8 (8-4 NFC), as they picked up wins against Smith, Dartmouth, Vassar and Tufts.
Women's Fencing Struggles at BrandeisCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Last Saturday, the MIT womens fencing hit trouble as the team had a disappointing 4-1 outing at the Brandeis Invitational. The Engineers were bested by fencers from St. Johns University, Yale University, the University of North Carolina and Cornell University, picking up their only win against the Bulldogs of Brown University. The hit drives the Engineers record down to 5-6 for the season.
Women's Fencing Goes 4-2 at First CompetitionCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT womens fencing team opened its head-to-head season at its first Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) competition hosted by Brown University last Saturday. The Cardinal and Gray won four of its six bouts, scoring wins against Wellesley (17-10), New Hampshire (22-5), Boston University (24-3) and UMass-Amherst (26-1).
Womens Fencing Opens at Smiths Big OneNORTHAMPTON, Mass. In the teams season-opener last Saturday, eighteen fencers represented the MITs womens fencing program at The Big One Fencing Tournament at Smith College. The event featured individual competition in a field of participants from over twenty schools, including several Division I and Division II programs. The Engineers finished with seven top-ten performances across the three events.