Tempe, Ariz. (July 24) – For the 11th straight season, the MIT men’s tennis team has been recognized for its academic success by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) with the association’s All-Academic Team award. In addition, six student-athletes from the program received ITA Scholar-Athlete honors, which marks the 11th time in the history of the award that at-least five individuals have been recognized by the ITA. In total, 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes from across all three divisions, NAIA and JUCO were recognized by the ITA this year.
Austin, Texas. (June 12) – Six MIT student-athletes – three men and three women – have been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large teams this spring as the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its selections earlier this afternoon. With six honorees this year from the At-Large category, MIT led all of Division III and was one of seven institutions from across the country to have at least three student-athletes selected for the award.
Austin, Texas. (May 17) – Six MIT student-athletes have been recognized by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as they were all selected to the Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large Team on Thursday afternoon. All six will now appear on the national ballot for consideration for the Academic All-America At-Large Team, which will be voted on and released on Monday, June 11.
In a close NCAA Tournament second round match, the MIT men’s tennis team fell to No. 24 Johns Hopkins University, 5-1, on Saturday afternoon at Middlebury College. This was the first meeting in the history of both programs.
In the first meeting between both programs, MIT defeated Cabrini University, 5-0, in the opening round of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament on Friday afternoon at Middlebury College. Including the unfinished matches, the Engineers surrendered only four games during the day.
Westwood, Mass. (May 8) – MIT men’s tennis junior Tyler Barr (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) became the eighth student-athlete in program history to be named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Athlete of the Year, when the league announced its All-Conference teams earlier this week.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 7) – Coming off its 20th straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship yesterday afternoon, the MIT men’s tennis team has learned that they will travel to Middlebury College for the opening rounds of the 2018 NCAA Division III Championship Tournament.
Squaring off in the NEWMAC Men’s Tennis Championship for the sixth straight year, host and No. 1 seed MIT came out on top as it defeated No. 2 Babson College, 5-1, on Sunday afternoon. The Engineers won their 20th consecutive conference title and earned the league’s automatic bid to the 2018 NCAA Division III Tournament. In addition, junior Alex Cauneac (Severna Park, Md.) was named the Tournament Most Outstanding Player for his performance this past week.
Facing each other for the first time in the NEWMAC Men’s Tennis Championship Tournament since 2013, top-seeded MIT defeated No. 4 Wheaton College, 5-0, in semifinal action on Wednesday afternoon. The victory keeps the Engineers in the hunt for their 20th straight NEWMAC title.
Lewiston, Maine (April 27) - Down 3-1, the MIT men's tennis team rallied in singles play to tie the score at 3-3 and 4-4, but ultimately fell to No. 22 Bates College, 5-4, in the Engineers regular season finale on Friday evening in Maine.
Babson Park, Mass. (April 23) - The No. 25 MIT men's tennis team swept all six singles points after being down 2-1 after doubles to defeat Babson College, 7-2, in their New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season finale on Monday afternoon.
Springfield, Mass. (April 21) - The No. 25 MIT men's tennis team remained undefeated in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play with a 9-0 shutout of Springfield College on the road this afternoon.
WESTWOOD, Mass. (April 19) – Six student-athletes from the No. 25 MIT men’s tennis team have been named to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Tennis Academic All-Conference Team, as announced by the league office this afternoon. The Engineers led the conference with six of the 16 selections this spring. Springfield had the second-most honorees with four.
Waltham, Mass. (April 19) - In a match that took well over six hours, the No. 25 MIT men's tennis team was edged by No. 17 Brandeis University, 5-4, in a non-conference contest in Waltham. The Engineers trailed 2-1 after doubles, rallied to even the score at 4-4 in singles, but it was ultimately the Judges who took the No. 6 spot to win the match.
Cambridge, Mass. (April 18) - The No. 25 MIT men's tennis team conceded just three games against Emerson College this afternoon as the Engineers blanked the Lions, 9-0, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match in Cambridge.
New London, Conn. (April 14) - The No. 25 MIT men's tennis remained unbeaten in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play this afternoon as the Engineers traveled to Connecticut and shut out the U.S. Coast Guard Academy by a 9-0 score.
Cambridge, Mass. (April 11) - The No. 26 MIT men's tennis team improved to 2-0 in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play this afternoon as the Engineers defeated Wheaton College, 8-1, inside the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. With the win, MIT improved to 26-0 in the all-time series with Wheaton which dates back to the 1998-99 season.
Westwood, Mass. (April 9) – MIT men’s tennis junior Tyler Barr (Chagrin Falls, Ohio), sophomore Albert Go (Merritt Island, Fla.) and freshman Michael Zhao (Princeton Junction, N.J.) have all earned New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) weekly awards as the league office announced its selections this morning. Barr was named as the NEWMAC Singles Athlete of the Week, while Go and Zhao earned NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week honors.
Cambridge, Mass. (April 7) - In its first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match of the spring, the No. 26 MIT men’s tennis team swept Clark University, 9-0, on Saturday afternoon in Cambridge.
Cambridge, Mass. (March 30) - In a match that lasted well over five hours and was a rematch of last year's NCAA Regional Championship, the No. 2 ranked Bowdoin College men's tennis team defeated No. 26 MIT on Friday afternoon inside the JB Carr Tennis Bubble.
Cambridge, Mass. (March 17) - In a battle of two nationally-ranked teams and two of the top teams in the New England Region, No. 4 Middlebury College came away with a 6-3 win over No. 21 MIT in a non-conference men's tennis match on Saturday morning in Cambridge. MIT trailed 3-0 after doubles and the Engineers attempted to comeback in singles play but the run came up just short as the Panthers held on for the 6-3 win.
Cambridge, Mass. (February 21) - Playing in its first outdoor match of the spring season, the MIT men's tennis team improved to 2-1 with a 7-2 win over Division II Bentley University on Wednesday afternoon in Cambridge.
Cambridge, Mass. (February 17) - Competing for the first time during the spring season, the No. 21 ranked MIT men's tennis team split a pair of matches against Division I Boston University and Division II Merrimack College. The Engineers were edged by the Terriers, 4-3, before defeating the Warriors, 3-1, in an abbreviated match.
WESTWOOD, Mass. (February 15) – After winning its 19th straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship and reaching the NCAA regional final for the second year in a row last season, the No. 21 nationally-ranked MIT men’s tennis team has been selected first once again in the league’s 2018 preseason poll, which was released this afternoon.
Cambridge, Mass. (January 8) – The MIT men’s tennis team has announced its slate of matches for the 2018 spring season, which will feature 15 contests that includes six New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) matches and eight home games at the DuPont Tennis Courts. The Engineers, which closed the 2017 season with a record of 18-5 and a national ranking of No. 21 after reaching the NCAA Regional Final, will be under the direction of 13-year head coach Dave Hagymas.
Cambridge, Mass. (October 16) - Led by appearances in the quarterfinals by freshman Charles Deng (Temple City, Calif.) in the singles main bracket as well as by Alex Cauneac (Severna Park, Md.) and Tyler Barr (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) in the doubles main bracket the Engineers had a successful run at their own fall invitational over the weekend. Additionally, Victor Cheng (Santa Monica, Calif.) and Albert Go (Merritt Island, Fla.) were the runners up in the doubles back draw.
Middlebury, Vt. (September 30) - Led by an appearance in the Round of 16 in the singles bracket by junior Sean Ko (Danville, Calif.) and in the doubles bracket by junior Tyler Barr (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) and freshman Michael Zhao (Princeton Junction, N.J.), the MIT men's tennis team had a strong showing at this year's Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Regional Tournament hosted at Middlebury College's Proctor Tennis Courts over the weekend.