Kohrs, Rickeman Earn NEWMAC Weekly Doubles Honors

Kohrs, Rickeman Earn NEWMAC Weekly Doubles Honors

Westwood, Mass. (March 5) -- MIT women's senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) been named as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Doubles Team of the Week for their performance in a 9-0 shutout win over St. Lawrence University on Saturday in Cambridge.

For Kohrs and Rickeman, the duo earned an 8-0 win at the No. 1 spot to open the spring season to anchor the three doubles teams. Rickeman is currently ranked No. 9 nationally in singles play, while Kohrs is ranked 11th. During the fall season, Kohrs and Rickeman were outstanding as they captured the "A" draw championship at the NEWITT Tournament.

MIT returns to action on Friday, March 9th as the Engineers host No. 19 ranked Brandeis University in non-conference action.

For the latest on MIT Athletics, follow the Engineers via social media on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.