In a full weekend of sailing action, the MIT women’s team captured third place at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl, just four points shy of taking the runner-up slot. The coed squad represented the Engineers at the Hoyt Trophy (seventh place), the Hood Trophy (ninth place), and the one-day Harvard Invitational (third place).
Sophomore Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) found the back of the net 3:36 into overtime, helping nationally-ranked No. 17 MIT defeat Mount Holyoke College, 4-3, in NEWMAC field hockey action on Saturday afternoon.
The nationally-ranked No. 22 MIT women’s volleyball team improved to 2-1 in the NEWMAC following a 26-24, 15-25, 25-15, 25-16 victory over conference foe U.S. Coast Guard Academy and saw its overall record raise to 12-2 on the year after defeating Manhattanville College (25-13, 25-17, 25-15) on Saturday afternoon.
For the second straight season, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s cross country team captured the Purple Valley Classic, which was hosted by Williams College. The Engineers finished with 67 points to win by a 14-point margin over No. 8 Williams.
In the first meet of the season, the No. 7 ranked MIT men’s cross country team finished fifth at the Purple Valley Classic as the Engineers finished with a total of 127 points and had four runners in the top 30 overall.
After facing an early 14-point deficit, the MIT football team moved to 4-0 on the season with a 34-24 comeback win over Catholic University in the NEWMAC opener. The Engineers outscored the Cardinals by a 17-0 margin in the second half to secure the victory.
With the match knotted at two with less than 13 minutes to play, the No. 16 ranked MIT women’s soccer team scored twice in a span of 2:31 to defeat Smith College on the road, 4-2. With the win, the Engineers improve to 2-0 in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play and 7-1-1 overall.
The MIT men’s soccer team bounced back from a three-game losing skid with a 4-0 non-conference win at home against Wentworth on Wednesday night in Cambridge. The Engineers pressured the Leopards right from the start to earn their fourth win of the year.
Beth Krikorian netted the lone goal of the game in the 48th minute, helping nationally-ranked No. 3 Tufts University defeat No. 17 MIT, 1-0, in non-conference field hockey action on Wednesday night. Sophomore goalie Grace Moore (Boston, Mass.) amassed 21 saves for the Engineers, finishing just one shy of tying the Institute record that was set by Kathleen Rubritz ’03 in 2002 against Mount Holyoke College.
In a battle of nationally-ranked non-conference foes, No. 4 Johnson & Wales University emerged with a 25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 25-22 victory over No. 22 MIT in women’s volleyball action on Tuesday night. The tightly played contest featured 28 ties and 16 lead changes.
Seven different student-athletes scored tonight as the No. 16 ranked MIT women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to six games and its shutout streak to four games with a 7-0 non-conference win on the road at Salem State University.
The MIT sailing team competed at two regattas over the weekend including at home in the Hatch Brown Memorial Trophy and the Regis Trophy at Harvard. The Engineers took sixth and 16th overall at the Hatch Brown Trophy and eighth overall at the Regis Trophy.
Led by a pair of touchdowns from sophomore Keithen Shepard (Vancouver, Wash.) and a number of key special teams plays, the MIT football team held off Endicott College for a 31-29 road win on Saturday afternoon. The non-conference win is the second straight in the all-time series for MIT and improves the Engineers to a perfect 3-0 on the season.
In a women’s volleyball tri-match hosted by NEWMAC rival Smith College on Saturday, nationally-ranked No. 18 MIT defeated the host Pioneers (25-13, 25-17, 25-17) and non-conference foe Simmons University (25-8, 25-19, 25-19).
An unassisted goal in the 64th minute by Wheaton’s Shawn McCall gave the homestanding Lyons a 1-0 win over the MIT men’s soccer team in the first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match for both teams.
A pair of second-half goals by Tori Roche gave nationally-ranked No. 4 Babson College enough of a cushion as it went on to defeat No. 13 MIT in the NEWMAC field hockey opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon.
Cambridge, Mass. (September 14) – Seven sailors from the MIT sailing team were honored for their excellence in competition and in the classroom by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) when the organization released its 2017-18 All-Academic Team selections on Friday. A total of 238 student-athletes, an increase of 15 from a season ago, were honored this year.
Senior Bailey Tregoning (Frederick, Md.) and sophomore Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) both posted one goal and one assist in helping the nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT field hockey team defeat Lasell College, 4-2, on Thursday night.
Cambridge, Mass. (September 13) – The MIT sailing team has announced its incoming class of recruits for the 2018-19 season as six newcomers will join the Engineers. MIT, under the direction of head coaches Matt Lindblad and Mike Kalin, is coming off a season which saw the coed team win its first National Championship since 1961 and saw the women’s team finish fourth at their National Championship in the same week.
Jonathan Goler ?04 is an MIT graduate from Course 6-3, Computer Science and Engineering. After five years of swimming (he redshirted his Senior year so he could swim M.Eng), Goler went out to California to pursue his PhD in Biological Engineering from the University of California - Berkeley.
After sweeping both divisions and leading the Engineers to first place finish at the Toni Deutsch Trophy over the weekend, Emily Haig (Beach Haven, N.J.), Sarah Caso (Duxbury, Mass.) and Brooke McGoldrick (Southport, Conn.) were selected as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (NEISA) Women’s Sailors of the Week.
In the NEWMAC women’s volleyball opener for both teams, Springfield College emerged with a 25-22, 25-20, 18-25, 30-28 victory over nationally-ranked No. 18 MIT on Tuesday night. Senior Abby Bertics (La Jolla, Calif.) led all players with 24 kills to go along with a .360 hitting performance, 10 digs, and three blocks.
Four goals in the first half propelled Endicott College to a 6-0 victory over nationally-ranked No. 13 MIT in a non-conference field hockey game on Tuesday night. Sydney Poulin powered the Gulls with two goals and two assists.