2018-19 MIT Women's Basketball News

  • Women's Basketball Holds on to Defeat Framingham State, 62-53
    December 11, 2018
    Late free throws by seniors Kara Holinski (Livonia, MIch.) and Dolly Yuan (San Jose, Calif.) thwarted a comeback attempt by host Framingham State University, helping the MIT women’s basketball team defeat the Rams, 62-53, on Tuesday night. Sophomore Kylie Gallagher (Upton, Mass.) tallied a game-high 19 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks for the Engineers.
  • Antonakakis Three-Pointer Lifts Engineers to 72-69 Win Over Emmanuel
    December 08, 2018
    First-year Christina Antonakakis (Holmdel, N.J.) drained a three-pointer with 1:09 left to play, giving the MIT women’s basketball team a 72-69 victory over Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon. One of four players to reach-double digits in scoring, senior Kristen Ngan (Sudbury, Mass.) led the way for the Engineers with 14 points to go along with five rebounds and two steals. Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda paced the Saints with a game-high 17 points and 12 rebounds in addition to contributing four assists and three steals.
  • Fast Start Powers MIT to 74-57 Victory Over WPI in Women’s Basketball
    December 05, 2018
    MIT opened the game with a 19-2 run and maintained a comfortable cushion en route to a 74-57 victory over WPI in a NEWMAC women’s basketball game on Wednesday night. MIT senior Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine, Wash.) led all players with 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting, including a 2-of-3 performance from behind the arc. Spencer Vinson came off the bench to score a team-high 14 points and grab five rebounds for WPI.
  • Big Third Quarter Helps Engineers Cruise Past Clark, 90-49
    December 01, 2018
    MIT outscored Clark University, 31-11, in the third quarter en route to a 90-49 victory in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon. One of five players to reach double-digits in scoring, senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) paced the Engineers with a game-high 16 points while dishing out four assists. Camryn Richey generated a team-high seven points in 13 minutes of action for the Cougars.
  • Comeback Attempt Falls Short as Babson Holds on to Defeat MIT, 76-71
    November 28, 2018
    A layup by Peyton Ouimette along with a 5-of-6 performance by Babson College at the free throw line during the last 50 seconds of regulation helped thwart MIT’s late rally as the Beavers held on to defeat the Engineers, 76-71, in NEWMAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night. Ouimette led all players with 22 points and 11 rebounds while senior Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine, Wash.) paced MIT with 16 points while grabbing seven rebounds.
  • Women's Basketball Falls to No. 2 Bowdoin, 78-57
    November 25, 2018
    A 15-5 run during the final 3:25 of the opening frame gave nationally-ranked No. 2 Bowdoin College a lead it would not relinquish as it went on to defeat MIT, 78-57, in a non-conference women’s basketball game on Sunday afternoon. Senior Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine, Wash.) led the Engineers’ balanced attack with 13 points while grabbing four rebounds.
  • No. 8 Chicago Fights Off Women’s Basketball for an 81-72 Victory
    November 18, 2018
    A string of seven unanswered points late in regulation helped host and nationally-ranked No. 8 University of Chicago pull away for an 81-72 victory over the MIT women’s basketball team in the Midway Classic on Sunday afternoon. Freshman Christina Antonakakis (Holmdel, N.J.) led all players with a career-high 22 points to go along with four rebounds and three steals for the Engineers.
  • MIT Overpowers Heidelberg, 88-54, in Midway Classic
    November 17, 2018
    Strong performances in the first and third quarters propelled the MIT women’s basketball team to an 88-54 victory over Heidelberg University in the Midway Classic at the University of Chicago on Saturday afternoon. Senior Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine, Wash.) led all players with 20 points while grabbing six rebounds for the Engineers.
  • Women's Basketball Defeats Endicott, 65-57
    November 11, 2018
    Powered by a pair of 20-point performances, the MIT women’s basketball team defeated Endicott College, 65-57, in non-conference action on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Kylie Gallagher (Upton, Mass.) totaled 20 points and a game-high 11 rebounds as senior Kara Holinski (Livonia, Mich.) posted 20 points and four assists for the Engineers.
  • Four Players Reach Double Digits in Scoring as Women’s Basketball Overpowers Simmons, 78-46, in Season Opener
    November 08, 2018
    A 15-4 run during the second quarter helped the MIT women’s basketball team pull away and defeat Simmons University, 78-46, in its season opener on Thursday night. One of four players to reach double digits in scoring, senior Sophie Gershon (New York, N.Y.) led the Engineers with a career-high 17 points to go along with five rebounds, two blocks, and two steals.