Westwood, Mass. (February 13) – For the second year in a row the MIT women's basketball team led the way with NEWMAC Academic All-Conference honors and established a program record with the selection of eight student-athletes. The list is comprised of 40 student-athletes who earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.35 on a 5.0 scale after the 2017 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and has been a member of the team for the entire season.
Seniors Cathryn Hart (Charlestown, Mass.) and Lindsay Westlake (Brookline, Mass.) received their third award while juniors Sophie Gershon (New York, N.Y.), Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.), Kristen Ngan (Sudbury, Mass.), and Dolly Yuan (San Jose, Calif.) were repeat honorees. Junior Maude Gull (Zurich, Switzerland) and sophomore Cindy Si (San Antonio, Texas) represented the Engineers on the list for the first time.
MIT (14-8, 9-5 NEWMAC) return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 14 when it visits Babson College for a 7:00 p.m. tip off.