2014-15 MIT Men's Track and Field News

  • Track & Field/Cross Country Program Gain Five Academic All-Americans
    June 23, 2015
    AUSTIN, Texas – Five members of the MIT men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams were honored today for their academic and athletics achievements as the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) named them members of the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Track & Field/Cross Country teams.
  • Seven Engineers Earn USTFCCCA All-America Honors
    May 27, 2015
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – A combined seven MIT student-athletes were honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday by earning All-America honors following this past weekend's NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship at St. Lawrence University.
  • Okeke, Motley Represent MIT on Final Day of NCAA Championship
    May 23, 2015
    CANTON, N.Y. – MIT sophomore Arinze Okeke (Hawthorne, Calif.) and junior D. Carrington Motley (Pittsburgh, Pa.) capped the three-day NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship at St. Lawrence University by competing in the Triple Jump on Saturday afternoon.
  • Two Engineers Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    May 22, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Two members of the MIT men's cross country and track and field teams were selected to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District Division III First Team on Friday afternoon as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • MIT's Cooper Earns All-America Honors in Hammer Throw
    May 22, 2015
    CANTON, N.Y. – MIT senior Ken Cooper (Newport Beach, Calif.) earned NCAA All-America honors this afternoon in the Hammer Throw on the second day of the 2015 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship at St. Lawrence University.
  • Deyo, Cooper Compete on Day No. 1 of NCAA Championship
    May 21, 2015
    CANTON, N.Y. – MIT senior Ken Cooper (Newport Beach, Calif.) and junior Matthew Deyo (Syracuse, N.Y.) represented the Engineers on the first day of the 2015 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship, hosted by St. Lawrence University.
  • D. Carrington Motley Earns NCAA Elite 89 Award for Men's Track & Field
    May 20, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Carrying a 5.0 GPA, MIT junior D. Carrington Motley (Pittsburgh, Pa.) was presented with the NCAA Elite 89 Award at the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championship last night at St. Lawrence University.
  • Team Effort Carries MIT Track & Field to Fourth Place Finish at ECAC Div. III Championship
    May 15, 2015
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – In their second to last weekend of competition, the MIT men's track and field team compiled eighth top-10 finishes, which helped the Engineers place fourth at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III meet, hosted by Springfield College on Thursday and Friday.
  • MIT Finishes Eighth at NEICAAA Championship
    May 09, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After winning a pair of championships over the past two weekends, the MIT men's track and field team competed in the NEICAAA Championship, which the Engineers hosted at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • MIT Men’s Track & Field Takes New England DIII Title
    May 02, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s men’s track and field team successfully defended their New England Division III Championships, winning its third title in the last four years on their own track this weekend. The Engineers totaled 172.5 points, with Bates finishing second with 75 points.
  • Coach Taylor Previews the New England Division III Track & Field Championship
    April 29, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After capturing the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship this past weekend, the MIT Track & Field teams will now turn their attention to this week's New England Division III Championships, which will take place at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference Awards
    April 27, 2015
    BOSTON, Mass. – A league-leading 73 athletes represented MIT on the 2015 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 182 selections, followed by Springfield College with 128.
  • MIT Wins 15th Straight NEWMAC Championship
    April 25, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the 15th straight year, the MIT men's track and field team – currently receiving votes from U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) – won the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) on Saturday afternoon at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Coach Taylor Previews the NEWMAC Track & Field Championship
    April 23, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The MIT men and women's track and field teams will be hosting this weekend's New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship on Saturday, April 25 at 11:00 a.m at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • MIT's Michael Kaba Tabbed NEWMAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week
    April 20, 2015
    BOSTON, Mass. – After capturing a pair of events at this past weekend's Sean Collier Invitational, MIT junior Michael Kaba (Jackson, N.J.) was named New England Women and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Track Athlete of the Week on Monday.
  • No. 10 MIT Track & Field Displays Strong Effort at Sean Collier Invite
    April 18, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT – ranked 10th in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll – competed on their home track Saturday afternoon at Steinbrenner Stadium in the second annual Sean Collier Invitational.
  • Gray Competes at Holy Cross Multi-Meet Decathlon
    April 16, 2015
    WORCESTER, Mass. – MIT freshman Luke Gray (North Hampton, N.H.) concluded the Holy Cross Multi-Meet Decathlon on Thursday afternoon with a 12th place performance, tallying an individual score of 5398 points.
  • MIT's Benjamin Freed Earns NEWMAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week Honors
    April 13, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the first time in his career, MIT freshman Benjamin Freed (Frederick, Md.) has been named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Track Athlete of the Week.
  • No. 8 MIT Shines at Colby Invitational
    April 11, 2015
    WATERVILLE, Maine – MIT sophomore Arinze Okeke (Hawthorne, Calif.) recorded a top-10 time in program history in Triple Jump this afternoon at the Colby Invitational, hosted by Colby College as the eighth-ranked Cardinal and Gray concluded the day of competition in first place with an overall score of 210 points.
  • Lee Tabbed NEWMAC Men's Track & Field Athlete of the Week
    April 06, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second week in a row, the ninth-ranked MIT men's track and field team was honored by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as junior States Lee (Charlotte, N.C.) was tabbed Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week.
  • Men’s Track and Field Runs Away With Engineers Cup
    April 04, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In their first home contest of the season, the MIT Men’s Track and Field Team clinched the Engineers Cup over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a final score of 107-86. Leading the way for the No. 9 ranked Engineers, junior States Lee (Charlotte, N.C.) and senior Ken Cooper (Newport Beach, Calif.) each picked up two individual wins. In total, Tech picked up 14 individual wins from 12 different Engineers and took home the top spot in the 4x400m relay.
  • MIT's Ken Cooper Tabbed NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Week
    March 30, 2015
    BOSTON, Mass. – Following their initial meet of the spring season this past Saturday, MIT senior Ken Cooper (Newport Beach, Calif.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Field Athlete of the Week.
  • Strong Team Effort Carries No. 9 MIT to PLNU Invite First Place Finish
    March 28, 2015
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Following a successful indoor season that featured a New England Division III Championship, the MIT men's outdoor track and field team – ranked ninth in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll – spent their Saturday competing in the 2015 PLNU Invitational hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University.
  • MIT Concludes NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship with Strong Team Effort
    March 14, 2015
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – MIT sophomore Colin Godwin (Cary, N.C.) wrapped up the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track with a 10th place performance in the 1 Mile Finals.
  • Godwin Highlights Opening Day of NCAA Div. III Indoor Track & Field Championship for No. 15 MIT
    March 13, 2015
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – MIT sophomore Colin Godwin (Cary, N.C.) commenced the opening day of the 2015 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships – hosted by Roanoke College at the JDL Fast Track - with a strong performance in the 1 Mile preliminary.
  • Albritten Establishes New Freshman Record, No. 16 MIT Competes at IC4A Championship, Tufts Last Chance
    March 07, 2015
    BOSTON & MEDFORD, Mass. – It was a busy weekend for the MIT men's indoor track and field team – currently ranked 16th in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) poll – as the Engineers competed in two meets at Boston University (IC4A Championship) and Tufts University (Tufts Last Chance).
  • MIT Outdoor Track & Field Picked to Repeat as NEWMAC Champions
    March 02, 2015
    BOSTON, Mass. – MIT men's track and field received six first-place votes in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) preseason poll, as announced by the conference on Monday afternoon.
  • Lee Establishes Program Record in 400m, No. 14 MIT Competes at NEICAAA Championship
    February 28, 2015
    BOSTON, Mass. – Coming off their New England Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship victory, the 14th-ranked MIT men's indoor track and field team took part in the NEICAAAA Championship, hosted by Boston University.
  • Coach Taylor Reflects On MIT's New England Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships
    February 25, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Following a successful weekend for both the No. 1 MIT women's indoor track and field team and 14th-ranked men's indoor track and field team, head coach Halston Taylor reflected on his teams' effort.
  • No. 8 MIT Wins Third Consecutive New England Div. III Championship
    February 21, 2015
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – For the second year in a row, MIT – ranked eighth in the latest U.S Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll – captured the New England Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship this afternoon at Springfield College, registering a team score of 129 points.
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