• Haumesser, Hoppe Promoted to Assistant Directors of Athletics
    May 02, 2019
    Patrick Haumesser and Katie Hoppe have been promoted to the position of interim assistant directors of athletics for the remainder of the 2018-19 academic year, as announced by Julie Soriero, director of athletics and DAPER department head. Following that transitional time, the appointments will become permanent. Haumesser will be the assistant director of athletics for business management, while Hoppe is the assistant director of athletics for compliance and student-athlete development.
  • Rob Watts Named as MIT Director of Sport Performance
    April 30, 2019
    Rob Watts has been named the MIT director of sport performance, as announced by Julie Soriero, director of athletics and DAPER department head. Watts had previously served as the assistant coordinator of sport performance prior to his promotion.
  • Soriero Announces Her Retirement as Athletic Director Following the Fall 2019 Semester
    February 14, 2019
    Cambridge, Mass. (February 14) -- MIT director of athletics and department head Julie Soriero has announced her retirement, effective at the end of the 2019 fall semester. Soriero is in her 12th year at MIT after joining the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) in July of 2007. A search for Soriero’s successor will be led by Parker Executive Search.
  • MIT Ranked 12th in the 2018 Learfield Directors' Cup Fall Standings
    January 03, 2019
    n the 2018 Fall Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, MIT is currently ranked 12th in the country among Division III programs with a total of 218.50 points. The Engineers are again the top-ranked program overall from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) after claiming four league championships in the fall.
  • Gift from Richard Resch ’61 to Support MIT Crew Boathouse Renovation
    October 23, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 23) -- The MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER) has announced a gift from Richard J. Resch ’61 that will support a significant renovation of MIT’s Harold W. Pierce Boathouse. In recognition, the 52-year-old facility along the Charles River will be renamed the Richard J. Resch Boathouse.
  • Carrie Sampson Moore Receives 2018 NAKHE Distinguished Service Award
    October 22, 2018
    At the 2018 National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) Conference, MIT director of physical education and wellness Carrie Sampson Moore received the organization’s Distinguished Service Award.
  • Benedick Announces Retirement at the End of the 2018-19 Academic Year
    September 28, 2018
    MIT senior associate director of athletics John Benedick has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the 2018-19 academic year.
  • MIT Finishes Second in the 2018 Learfield Directors' Cup Final Standings
    May 31, 2018
    MIT has finished second overall in the final 2018 Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, which were released on Thursday morning. This marks the highest finish in history for the Engineers as MIT finished with a total of 1001.5 points.
  • MIT Captures NEWMAC Men's and Women's Presidents Cups
    May 30, 2018
    For the third straight year, MIT has captured the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s and Women’s Presidents Cups, as announced this afternoon at the league’s annual meetings. This is the fourth time since the inaugural season in 2012-13 that MIT has swept both NEWMAC Presidents Cups and is the fifth time the men and women have individually won the award.
  • Parking Options for This Week's MIT Postseason Athletic Events
    May 02, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (May 2) -- With the current construction ongoing on Vassar Street that includes the demolition of the West Garage, there are a number of nearby parking options that are available for this week's NEWMAC Softball and Tennis Championships at MIT, along with the New England D3 Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
  • MIT Leads in the 2018 Winter Learfield Directors' Cup Standings
    March 29, 2018
    In the final 2018 Winter Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, MIT is currently the national leader with a total of 686.50 points that includes 367 points in the winter season. The Engineers lead Johns Hopkins by a 47-point margin as the Blue Jays held the advantage following the fall season. In addition, the 367 winter points is the second-highest total nationally following a fall that saw MIT pick up 319.50 points.