2017 MIT Women's Lacrosse News

  • MIT Recognized as 2017 IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Merit Squad
    August 08, 2017
    For the first time in program history the MIT women’s lacrosse team was named the Zag Sports Division III Academic Merit Squad as announced by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) on Tuesday. Established in 2013, the award recognizes the institution in each NCAA division with the highest team GPA for the academic year. The Engineers recorded a 3.635 GPA on a 4.0 scale, tops among a field of 146 Division III schools.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Collects IWLCA Academic Accolades
    July 28, 2017
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team received multiple academic awards from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) earlier this week. The Engineers were among 308 schools across NCAA Division I, II, III, and the NAIA to be named as an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad. In addition, MIT placed six student-athletes on the IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll.
  • Emily Young Named to IWLCA All-Region Team
    May 12, 2017
    Junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) represented MIT on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region Team for the second time in three years as announced by the organization on Friday. With her placement on the Berkshire Region second team, she became the third player in program history to be a repeat honoree as Deanna Lentz ’06 and Casey Flynn ’10 also accomplished this feat.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Receives Trio of NEWMAC Postseason Accolades
    May 09, 2017
    For the 24th consecutive season the MIT women’s lacrosse team secured multiple spots on the NEWMAC All-Conference Team as announced by the league on Tuesday. Juniors Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) and Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.) were placed on the first and second teams, respectively, while senior Devin Williams (Washington, D.C.) was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Springfield Grinds Out 11-10 Win over MIT in NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Semifinals
    May 06, 2017
    In a back-and-forth second half, top-seeded Springfield College generated the game-winning goal with 5:54 left in regulation to capture an 11-10 victory over No. 5 seed MIT in the semifinals of the NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday. Freshman Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) posted a game-high four goals to go along with three draw controls and two caused turnovers for the Engineers.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Places Seven on NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    May 03, 2017
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team had seven student-athletes receive NEWMAC Academic All-Conference accolades as announced by the league last week. The list is comprised of 37 student-athletes who earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.35 on a 5.0 scale after the 2016 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the team for the entire season.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Defeats Emerson, 18-10, in NEWMAC Quarterfinals
    April 29, 2017
    No. 5 seeded MIT jumped out to an 11-2 lead and never looked back as it went on to defeat No. 4 Emerson College, 18-10, in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Senior Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) generated four goals, becoming the Engineers’ all-time career leader as she surpassed the previous mark of 185 set by Kira Schott ’16.
  • Babson Outlasts MIT, 10-9, in Overtime
    April 26, 2017
    Despite a late rally that forced overtime, MIT could not carry the momentum into the extra session as host Babson College found the back of the net with 3:04 remaining to capture a 10-9 NEWMAC women’s lacrosse win on Wednesday night. Junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with a game-high six points on four goals and two assists to go along with four draw controls.
  • Engineers Edge Out Emerson, 13-12, on Senior Day
    April 22, 2017
    A strong first half would be just enough as MIT held on to defeat Emerson College, 13-12, in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Saturday afternoon. Meredith Weber tallied a game-high five goals to go along with two draw controls and two caused turnovers for the Lions while junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with four goals, seven draw controls, and two caused turnovers.
  • Levy Breaks MIT Women’s Lacrosse Record in 11-8 Loss to Wheaton
    April 19, 2017
    Two goals during the last 2:26 of regulation helped Wheaton College hold on for an 11-8 victory over MIT in NEWMAC women’s lacrosse action on Wednesday night. Senior Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) paced the Engineers with three goals and one assist, helping her eclipse the Institute record of 236 career points set by Kira Schott ’16. Molly Covarrubias powered the Lyons with four goals.
  • Emily Young Named NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
    April 18, 2017
    Boston, Mass. (April 18) – For the second time this season the NEWMAC selected MIT junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) as the Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. In a 2-0 week for the Engineers, she totaled 12 goals for 12 points, 10 draw controls, and four groundballs.
  • Engineers Top Mount Holyoke, 20-16
    April 14, 2017
    A pair of runs in both halves helped propel MIT to a 20-16 victory over Mount Holyoke College in NEWMAC women’s lacrosse action on Friday afternoon. Junior Ashley Masucci (Windham, N.H.) tallied three goals, one assist, seven draw controls, and three caused turnovers for the Engineers.
  • Big Second Half Lifts MIT to 14-10 Win over Smith in Women’s Lacrosse
    April 12, 2017
    MIT mounted an 8-2 run during a 14-minute span in the second half en route to a 14-10 victory over Smith College in a NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game on Wednesday night. Freshman Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) tallied three goals, seven draw controls, four groundballs, and three caused turnovers for the Engineers.
  • Wellesley Holds on to Defeat Engineers, 18-16
    April 05, 2017
    Wellesley College rattled off eight straight goals in the second half to reclaim the lead before holding on for an 18-16 victory over MIT in NEWMAC women’s lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon. Sophomore Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) paced the Engineers with five goals and one assist, helping her surpass 100 points for her career.
  • Big First Half Powers Springfield Past Women's Lacrosse, 16-3
    April 02, 2017
    Springfield College generated 11 goals in the first half en route to a 16-3 victory over MIT in NEWMAC women’s lacrosse action on Sunday. Kayla Schroeher tallied five goals and one assist for the Pride while senior Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) scored twice for the Engineers.
  • Williams Tops MIT, 16-7, in Women’s Lacrosse
    March 28, 2017
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team closed its spring training trip to Colorado with a 16-7 loss to Massachusetts foe Williams College on Tuesday afternoon. The Engineers were paced by junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) who posted three goals and two assists in addition to three draw controls and two groundballs.
  • Young and Boal Receive NEWMAC Honors
    March 27, 2017
    MIT juniors Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) and Eva Boal (Princeton Junction, N.J.) were named the NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive and Defensive Athletes of the Week, respectively, as announced by the league on Monday. The awards are the first for both players this season and come after the Engineers went 2-1 during the past week of action.
  • MIT Falls to Colorado College, 22-13
    March 26, 2017
    A 13-4 run that spanned both halves proved to be the difference as Colorado College defeated the MIT women’s lacrosse team, 22-13, on Sunday afternoon. Junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with five goals, two assists, and four draw controls.
  • Engineers Overpower Coast Guard, 15-4, in NEWMAC Opener
    March 23, 2017
    MIT rattled off 13 straight goals to pull away for a 15-4 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in the NEWMAC women’s lacrosse opener for both teams on Thursday night. Junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) powered the Engineers with seven goals, one assist, and four draw controls.
  • Women's Lacrosse Grinds Out 16-13 Win over Bridgewater State
    March 20, 2017
    In a game of runs, MIT used a 4-1 burst during the final six minutes of regulation to capture a 16-13 victory over Bridgewater State University in non-conference women’s lacrosse action on Monday night. Freshman Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) racked up five goals, five draw controls, four groundballs, and two caused turnovers for the Engineers. Melissa Renauld paced the Bears with four goals and an assist.
  • MIT Holds on to Defeat Plymouth State, 14-12
    March 18, 2017
    In the first meeting between both programs since 2004, the MIT women’s lacrosse team defeated Plymouth State University, 14-12, on Saturday. Junior Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) and sophomore Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) both posted three goals and two assists for the Engineers while Megan Tingley powered the Panthers with five goals and two assists.
  • Engineers Fall to Roger Williams, 18-12
    March 08, 2017
    Four goals late in the second half propelled Roger Williams University to an 18-12 win over MIT in a non-conference women’s lacrosse game on Wednesday afternoon. Junior Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.) powered the Engineers with five goals, one assist, and nine draw controls.
  • Tufts Defeats Women's Lacrosse, 12-5
    March 05, 2017
    Tufts University outscored MIT, 6-2, in the second half to help it pull away for a 12-5 win in non-conference women’s lacrosse action on Sunday. Dakota Adamec tallied a game-high five goals to go along with four groundballs, three draw controls, and two caused turnovers for the Jumbos. Juniors Katie Notarangelo (Foxboro, Mass.) and Emily Young (La Jolla, Calif.) both scored twice for the Engineers.
  • First-Half Run Helps Propel MIT to 24-16 Season-Opening Win over Keene State
    March 01, 2017
    An 11-1 run that spanned almost 12 minutes in the first half helped give MIT a lead it would not relinquish as it went on to defeat Keene State College, 24-16, in the season-opener for both women’s lacrosse teams on Wednesday. Senior Hannah Levy (Yardley, Pa.) became the fourth player in program history to surpass 200 career points as she generated four goals and six assists for the Engineers.
  • "Where Are They Now": Three-Sport Athlete Stephanie Brenman `09
    October 14, 2016
    As part of a new monthly segment, MIT’s Communications, Promotions and Marketing team will be bringing you a series titled, “Where Are They Now”. Where Are They Now will highlight former MIT student-athletes from all 33 varsity sports, asking questions that dive a little bit deeper into each individual’s time as a student-athlete and how those experiences shaped their current professions.
  • Anne Versprille Named as Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
    September 08, 2016
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 8) -- Anne Versprille has been named as the MIT women’s lacrosse head coach, as announced by search chair and Associate Director of Athletics John Benedick.