2015 MIT Women's Lacrosse News

March 28, 2015
Springfield Defeats MIT, 16-9
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following a tight first half, Springfield College outscored MIT, 11-6, in the second frame to secure a 16-9 victory in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Saturday afternoon. Senior Michelle Dorsey (Wilbraham, Mass.) paced the Pride (8-2, 2-0 NEWMAC) with five goals and two assists while freshman Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) led the way for the Engineers (7-1, 1-1 NEWMAC) with fours goals and five draw controls.

March 20, 2015
MIT Women’s Lacrosse Visits England and Loughborough University
During the MIT women's lacrosse team's trip to England and Loughborough University thoughts from the student-athletes and photos from their journey will be posted here. Follow along as they play the program's first international game and explore Great Britain.

March 17, 2015
Engineers Top Coast Guard, 19-2, in NEWMAC Opener
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the first NEWMAC women’s lacrosse contest of the season, MIT defeated the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 19-2, on Tuesday night at Jack Barry Field. Freshman Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) led all players with five goals as the Engineers improved to 7-0 for the year. Junior Kaitlin Dickson (Huntington Station, N.Y.) posted one goal, three groundballs, and three draw controls for the Bears (2-4), who are currently in the midst of their first season as a varsity program.

March 17, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Heads To England For First International Game
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the first time in the history of the program, the MIT women’s lacrosse team will play an international match when the team heads to England for Spring Break. The Engineers will take on a squad from Loughborough University on Sunday, March 22.

March 16, 2015
MIT Overpowers Mount Ida, 20-5, in Women’s Lacrosse
NEWTON, Mass. – The MIT women’s lacrosse team improved to 6-0 on the season following a 20-5 victory over Mount Ida College on Monday night. Freshman Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with four goals, two assists, five draw controls, and three groundballs.

March 16, 2015
Schott Named NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
BOSTON, Mass. – MIT junior Kira Schott (New Canaan, Conn.) was named the NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Engineers to three victories last week. Following her three appearances, she tallied nine goals, four assists, nine draw controls, eight groundballs, and three caused turnovers while also becoming the 10th player in program history to eclipse the 100-goal mark.

March 14, 2015
Young’s Eight Goals Leads MIT Past Southern Maine
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) scored eight goals, six in the first half, to lead MIT past the University of Southern Maine, 20-6, in women’s lacrosse action this afternoon. The Engineers pulled away in the second half, allowing just one goal to the Huskies as they improved to 5-0.

March 11, 2015
Big First Half Propels Engineers to 18-7 Victory over Eastern Connecticut
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT rattled off eight goals during the first 14 minutes of play en route to an 18-7 victory over Eastern Connecticut State University in a non-conference women’s lacrosse game on Wednesday night. Sophomore Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) led all players with five goals, with four of them coming during the Engineers’ (4-0) big run. Freshman Maggie Bodington (Stratford, Conn.) paced the Warriors (1-4) with three goals, one assist, five draw controls, and three groundballs.

March 10, 2015
DiDio, Schott Lead MIT Past Simmons, 22-4
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT junior Isabella DiDio (Jenkintown, Pa.) reached the 100-point plateau when she netted her second of five goals this evening as the Engineers rolled past Simmons College, 22-4, on Tuesday evening in non-conference action at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium.

March 7, 2015
First Half Run Lifts MIT Past Lasell, 12-7
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT junior Isabella DiDio (Jenkintown, Pa.) netted a game-high four goals, including a trio of strikes late in the first half as the Engineers defeated Lasell College, 12-7, on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium in non-conference action.

March 4, 2015
Women’s Lacrosse Opens 2015 With Victory Over Keene State
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT began its 2015 women’s lacrosse season on a positive note as the Engineers picked up four goals from sophomore Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) to lead them to a 12-9 win over Keene State College.

February 17, 2015
Accident Claims The Life of Former MIT Women’s Lacrosse Coach Vanessa Cox
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT Athletics is mourning the loss of Vanessa Cox, the head women’s lacrosse coach for the Engineers from 2008-11, who was killed in an automobile accident in New Hampshire last week.