Twelve members of the MIT football team were recently named by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) to the 2019 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. The honor society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.
Lexington, Ky. (April 22) - For the first time in his collegiate career, MIT men's volleyball senior Skyler Kaufman (Needham, Mass.) has been named as an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Honorable Mention All-American. Kaufman is now the ninth AVCA All-America selection in program history and was one of 31 student-athletes honored this spring and was one of seven middle blockers chosen.
"The hours are long, and the workload is rigorous. But it's worth it in the end. MIT is an amazing place and offers a tremendous amount of opportunity in terms of the lifelong friends, colleagues, and mentors you will make there."
The MIT women's sailing team continued their impressive spring season as they came from behind to win their first New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Championship in program history and earned an automatic berth to the 2019 Women's Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championship which will be held in Newport, RI later in May.
Led by a season-best performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase by senior Aidan Gilson (Florence, Mass.), the No. 11 MIT men’s track and field team competed at both the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton and the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT.
Led by doubles play where the Engineers lost just one game, the No. 16 ranked MIT women’s tennis team earned a 9-0 home shutout of Springfield College on Saturday afternoon in the team’s final regular-season home match of the year.
Despite a late run by Wheaton College, the MIT women’s lacrosse team held on a for a 14-11 NEWMAC victory on Saturday afternoon. Junior Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) tallied five goals, one assist, and three groundballs for the Engineers.
Lucas Habich scored with 15 seconds remaining in regulation and then set up Cole Pecora for the overtime game-winner, giving Springfield College a 16-15 victory over MIT in NEWMAC men’s lacrosse action on Saturday. First-year James Santoro (Tewksbury, N.J.) amassed nine points on two goals and seven assists for the Engineers, tying the program record for assists in a game while also breaking the Institute record for assists in a season. Habich led the way for the Pride with two goals and four assists.
In very tough racing conditions on the Cooper River, the MIT women’s openweight crew team competed at the Cherry Hill Invitational on Saturday as the V8 advanced to the Grand Final and the 2V8 rowed in the Third Final.
For the fourth straight season and for the 22nd time in program history, the MIT men's tennis team finished its conference schedule undefeated as the Engineers swept Springfield College in New England Wome
With the game tied at 2-2 heading into the eighth, No. 16/17 Wheaton College scored three runs in the bottom of the inning to rally past MIT baseball by a 5-2 final in the first game of a three-game divisional series.
The No. 13 ranked MIT softball team swept Smith College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) doubleheader in Cambridge on Friday evening. Doing so, the Engineers clinched a top-two seed in the upcoming conference tournament and the results of their upcoming doubleheader against WPI will determine the 2019 regular season champion. MIT came into today's doubleheader ranked third in the first NCAA Division III New England Regional Rankings.
With a 9-0 win over Emerson College this afternoon on the road, the MIT men's tennis team clinched its 19th New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season title in program history. The Engineers improved to 5-0 in league play this season and are now 11-0 all-time against the Lions in the all-time series dating back to the 2007-08 campaign.
MIT built a 5-0 lead early in the third quarter before going on to defeat Emerson College, 7-4, in a NEWMAC men’s lacrosse game on Wednesday night. First-year James Santoro (Tewksbury, N.J.) powered the Engineers with three goals, one assist, and three groundballs while Malcolm McGrath amassed a career-high 22 saves for the Lions.
Trailing 6-4 heading into the ninth inning, the MIT baseball team picked up a 7-6 walkoff win as junior Thomas Allison (Kingwood, Texas) launched a line-drive, three-run homer to defeat WPI on Wednesday afternoon.
MIT rattled off four goals during the opening minutes of its NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game and never looked back as it went on to defeat Emerson College, 25-6, on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) earned an Institute-record 10 assists for the Engineers, surpassing the previous standard of seven which was set by Casey Flynn ’10 in 2010. Camille Mumford led the way for the Lions with a natural hat trick to go along with three draw controls.
Salve Regina University snapped MIT softball's 12 game winning streak as the two teams split a non-conference doubleheader this afternoon in Newport. The host Seahawks took game one, 1-0, before the Engineers won the nightcap, 6-0.
The MIT women's sailing team highlighted this weekend's action with their impressive third place finish at the Team Race National Invitational held at Brown University. The nine Engineers who competed at Brown finished with a 13-6 record and were edged by Brown (17-2) and Dartmouth (14-5) for the team title.
Competing in the two-day Knecht Cup, the MIT men’s lightweight crew team won the Pairs, Varsity 8+, and Light 4+ events while all eight of its entries advanced to either the final or Grand Final of their respective races.