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).
May 28, 2010
Hansen Falls in NCAA Women's Tennis Quarterfinal
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. After winning two grueling three-set matches, MIT senior Leslie Hansen fell in the Quarterfinals of the 2010 NCAA Division III Womens Tennis Championship, hosted by the University of Mary Washington. Hansen becomes MITs first woman to reach the singles quarterfinal, having eventually lost to No. 3 seed Julia Browne of Tufts University on Saturday morning.
May 24, 2010
Dixon and Hansen Earn Academic All-District Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT student-athletes Keri Dixon and Leslie Hansen were recently named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Dixon, Techs starting goalkeeper in field hockey, and Hansen, a four-year member of the womens tennis team, were honored as part of the At-Large category, which encompasses all NCAA sponsored sports without a specific award. Both were tabbed to the Third Team All-District.
April 20, 2010
Trinity Defeats Women's Tennis
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The MIT women's tennis team concluded its season at home on Tuesday, dropping a 6-3 decision to Trinity College (Conn.) on the DuPont Tennis Courts. Leslie Hansen and Anastasia Vishnevetsky picked up Tech's only points, as the Engineers fell to 5-13 to wrap up the 2009-10 season. Trinity improved to 5-3 with its second win in a row.
April 19, 2010
Women's Tennis Drops Two in N.Y. Roadtrip
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. The MIT womens tennis team was hit with a pair of losses in its final two road games of the season, dropping Saturdays 7-2 decision to Skidmore College before losing in a 9-0 sweep by No. 22 Vassar College on Sunday.
April 6, 2010
Brandeis Slips Past Women's Tennis, 5-4
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. On Tuesday, the MIT womens tennis team faced off against the team from Brandeis College on the duPont Tennis Courts. Though the Engineers held an early lead, the bottom of the lineup prevailed for the Judges, who narrowly escaped with a 5-4 victory.
April 4, 2010
Women's Tennis Splits at Wellesley Invitational
WELLESLEY, Mass - The MIT women's tennis team went 1-1 at this weekend's Wellesley Invitational, picking up a 9-0 win against Simmons College before dropping a 9-0 decision to host Wellesley College.
March 13, 2010
Bates Women's Tennis Scores 7-2 Win over MIT
LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates College women's tennis team stayed unbeaten and defeated MIT for the first time since at least 1998 by a 7-2 score.
March 6, 2010
Women's Tennis Falls to NYU in Spring Season Opener
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The MIT womens tennis team opened its spring season on Saturday by hosting New York University in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. The Violets dominated the Engineers on the court, taking home a 8-1 win.
December 29, 2009
Daniel Griffin Named Interim Head Coach of Womens Tennis
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Daniel Griffin, a two-year assistant coach with MITs womens tennis team, will serve as the interim head coach during the spring 2010 season. He will guide the squad during current head coach Carol Matsuzakis leave of absence as she and her partner prepare for the birth of their first child. Matsuzaki, the programs all-time winningest coach, will return to her post for the 2010-11 campaign.
November 12, 2009
NEWMAC Announces Academic All-Conference Teams
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference recently announced the 2009 NEWMAC Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Thirty-five MIT athletes were recognized by the conference for their performance in the classroom.
October 27, 2009
NEWMAC Announces Women's Tennis Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its 2009 Womens Tennis post-season awards on Tuesday. The two tournament finalists, Wheaton and Wellesley, combined to account for all nine of the First-Team nods, while MIT gathered three Second-Team awards.
October 25, 2009
Wellesley Knocks out MIT; Wheaton Eliminates Smith
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology played host to the 2009 New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Tennis Championship today at the duPont Tennis Courts. The two-day event continued with semifinal matches as the #6 seed Engineers of MIT faced the #2 Blue of Wellesley College and the #4 Pioneers of Smith College played the #1 Lyons of Wheaton College. After Sunday mornings matches, the Lyons and Blue secured spots in the afternoons championship, leaving the Engineers and Pioneers with only the opportunity to watch from the bleachers.
October 24, 2009
MIT, Smith Advance in Womens Tennis Tournament; Babson, Mount Holyoke Fall
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology played host to the 2009 New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Womens Tennis Championship today at the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. The two-day event began with quarterfinal matches as the #6 seed Engineers of MIT took on the #3 Beavers of Babson College and the #5 Lyons of Mount Holyoke College challenged the #4 Pioneers of Smith College. After the day was done, the Engineers and Pioneers were victorious, and the Beavers and Lyons were eliminated.
October 20, 2009
Women's Tennis Closes Regular Season with 2-7 Loss to Babson
BABSON PARK, Mass. The Babson College womens tennis team finished up its regular season competition with a 7-2 victory over visiting MIT in a New England Womens and Mens Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest at the Farwell Courts on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, Babson (7-3 overall, 5-2 NEWMAC) will enter this weekends conference tournament as the third seed and will have face sixth-seeded MIT (3-5 overall, 3-4 NEWMAC) in a rematch of todays contest in the NEWMAC Quarterfinals this Saturday, October 24, at 11 a.m. at MIT.
October 18, 2009
Tech Pair Captures Second at NEWITT; Vishnevetsky Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. This weekend, MIT womens tennis sent four pairs to compete in the 2009 New England Womens Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament hosted by Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College. The Engineers top pair of Leslie Hansen and Anastasia Vishnevetsky fought their way through the field and finished as runners-up among 42 entries.
October 14, 2009
Women's Tennis Falls to Wheaton, 6-3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On Tuesday, MIT women's tennis faced off against Wheaton College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match. While the Engineers were able to put up a fight, the conference-leading Lyons pulled out a 6-3 win to secure the regular-season title.
October 10, 2009
Women's Tennis Dismisses Smith, 6-3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass - MIT's women's tennis team came up with another conference win as Smith College got sent home, 6-3. Despite being unable to match the Pioneers' depth, the Engineers bit hitters were able putting together the victory to lift MIT to 3-3 (3-2 NEWMAC) for the season.
October 6, 2009
Wellesley Takes 6-3 Match over Women's Tennis
WELLESLEY, Mass. In a re-match of last year's NEWMAC Championship battle, Wellesley tennis once again came out on top, posting a 6-3 victory over MIT on Tuesday evening at Wellesley. The Blue improve to 4-2 (3-1 NEWMAC) while MIT falls to 2-3 (2-2 NEWMAC).
October 5, 2009
McCree and Hall Named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week
BABSON PARK, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has selected MIT's Anisa McCree and Alex Hall as Women's Tennis Doubles Team of the Week.
October 3, 2009
Women's Tennis Sweeps Clark, 9-0
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. After a tough 9-0 loss to Tufts, MIT womens tennis bounced back today to sweep the Cougars of Clark University, 9-0, this afternoon in the duPont Tennis Bubble. Originally scheduled to be played at Clark, the match was relocated to accommodate the rainy weekend weather.
October 2, 2009
Tufts Blanks Women's Tennis, 9-0
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT womens tennis faced off against in a non-conference match against Tufts University today at duPont Tennis Courts. The David v. Goliath bout ended without any surprise as the Jumbos trampled the Engineers in a 9-0 shutout.
September 26, 2009
Mount Holyoke Edges Women's Tennis 5-4
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - MIT Women's Tennis was narrowly defeated 5-4 by a visiting Mount Holyoke in a conference match today at DuPont Tennis Courts. Both teams now carry an overall and conference record of 1-1.
September 22, 2009
Leslie Hansen Named NEWMAC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week
BABSON PARK, Mass. - MIT senior Leslie Hansen has been named NEWMAC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week. Hansen posted a 2-1 record at this weekend's ITA Women's New England Regional Championship hosted by MIT.
September 20, 2009
MIT Hosts ITA New England Regional Tournament
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. This weekend, MIT played host to 20 teams in the International Tennis Association (ITA) New England Regional Womens Championships. MIT went 6-8 on the weekend as Kristen Alotta of Williams won the individual title while Julia Browne and Meghan McCooey of Tufts claimed the doubles championship.
September 19, 2009
Williams Alotta and Tufts Pair Win ITA Regionals
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. This weekend, MIT played host to the International Tennis Association (ITA) New England Regional Championships.
September 12, 2009
Womens Tennis Defeats Springfield, 7-2, in Season Opener
SPRINGFIELD, Mass In the first match of its season, MIT womens tennis posted an impressive 7-2 victory over conference-rival Springfield College on Saturday.
August 19, 2009
Tennis Tabbed for ITA Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. MIT was the only NEWMAC institution to receive All-Academic Team accolades for both its mens and womens programs as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The womens squad collected its seventh award while the men received their second nod. Individually, the Engineers collected 20 honors which ties Pomona-Pitzer College for first in the country.