2019 MIT Women's Lacrosse News

  • Women’s Lacrosse Collects IWLCA Academic Accolades
    August 01, 2019
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team received multiple academic awards from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) last week. The Engineers were among 312 schools across NCAA Division I, II, III, and the NAIA to be named an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad. In addition, MIT placed eight student-athletes on the IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Racks Up Program-Record 12 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Awards
    May 02, 2019
    Breaking the program record it set last year, the MIT women’s lacrosse team had 12 student-athletes receive NEWMAC Academic All-Conference accolades as announced by the league on Thursday. The list is comprised of 56 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 2018 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the team for the entire season.
  • No. Women's Lacrosse Falls to No.. 3 Springfield, 14-13 in Overtime, in NEWMAC Semifinal
    May 02, 2019
    Springfield College’s Taylor Pichel tied the game on a free-position shot with 11 seconds remaining in regulation and then Katie Martel converted her free-position attempt 1:41 into overtime, giving the No. 3 seeded Pride a 14-13 victory over No. 2 MIT in the semifinals of the NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on Thursday night. Springfield will travel to top-seeded Babson College for the championship game on Saturday, May 4 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Flooks Breaks Single-Season Assists Record in 15-8 Women’s Lacrosse Win Over Smith
    April 27, 2019
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team wrapped up the regular season by defeating Smith College, 15-8, on Saturday afternoon. Senior Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) dished out four assists, breaking the Institute record for assists in a season and eclipsing the mark of 44 which she set last year. She also became the first player in program history to generate 100 career assists.
  • Strong Start Helps MIT Cruise Past Coast Guard, 16-2
    April 24, 2019
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team generated 11 unanswered goals in the first half en route to a 16-2 win over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in NEWMAC action on Wednesday. First-year Eva Then (Yarmouth, Maine) powered the Engineers with five goals, five draw controls, three groundballs, and two caused turnovers. Haley McCue tallied one goal, three groundballs, and three caused turnovers for the Bears.
  • Women's Lacrosse Holds Off Wheaton for 14-11 Win
    April 20, 2019
    Despite a late run by Wheaton College, the MIT women’s lacrosse team held on a for a 14-11 NEWMAC victory on Saturday afternoon. Junior Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) tallied five goals, one assist, and three groundballs for the Engineers.
  • Flooks Sets Single-Game Assists Record in 25-6 Women's Lacrosse Win Over Emerson
    April 17, 2019
    MIT rattled off four goals during the opening minutes of its NEWMAC women’s lacrosse game and never looked back as it went on to defeat Emerson College, 25-6, on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) earned an Institute-record 10 assists for the Engineers, surpassing the previous standard of seven which was set by Casey Flynn ’10 in 2010. Camille Mumford led the way for the Lions with a natural hat trick to go along with three draw controls.
  • Quick Start Propels Women's Lacrosse to 16-10 Victory over Westfield State on Senior Night
    April 12, 2019
    MIT outscored Westfield State University, 7-1, during the first 19 minutes of the game, en route to a 16-10 victory in a non-conference women’s lacrosse game on Friday night. Senior Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) posted four goals, one assist, and two caused turnovers for the Engineers while Marissa Nimeskern totaled two goals, three groundballs, and three draw controls for the Owls.
  • Big First Half Helps Babson Defeat MIT, 18-12
    April 10, 2019
    In a battle of undefeated NEWMAC women’s lacrosse teams, Babson College used an 8-1 run during the first half to help it pull away before recording an 18-12 victory over MIT on Wednesday. Lexi Lenaghan amassed seven goals for the Beavers while senior Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) paced the Engineers with three goals and an assist.
  • McCormick Records 10 Points as Women's Lacrosse Defeats Wellesley, 21-9
    April 06, 2019
    Senior Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) generated nine goals and one assist in MIT’s 21-9 NEWMAC women’s lacrosse victory over Wellesley College on Saturday. Her 10-point total was one shy of tying the Institute record which she matched last season while she was one goal away from equaling the program record that was set by Laura Wacker ’13 in 2013.
  • No. 3 Middlebury Defeats MIT, 20-2
    April 04, 2019
    Nationally-ranked No. 3 Middlebury College poured in 13 goals during the first half, en route to a 20-2 victory over the MIT women’s lacrosse team on Thursday. First-year Eva Then (Yarmouth, Maine) tallied two goals, four draw controls, two groundballs, and a caused turnover for the Engineers.
  • Women's Lacrosse Rallies to Defeat Johnson & Wales, 11-10
    April 03, 2019
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team rattled off seven unanswered goals during the final 10:23 of regulation, including senior Christine Noh’s (La Canada, Calif.) game-winner with 8.8 seconds left, to capture an 11-10 come-from-behind victory over Johnson & Wales University on Wednesday. Junior Rayna Higuchi (Solana Beach, Calif.) tallied four goals and one assist for the Engineers while Maria Patane paced the Wildcats with three goals and one assist.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Overpowers Mount Holyoke, 18-6
    March 30, 2019
    Nine unanswered goals during the final 15 minutes of the first half helped the MIT women’s lacrosse team pull away for an 18-6 win over Mount Holyoke College in NEWMAC action on Saturday. Senior Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) powered the Engineers with nine points on a career-high five assists to go along with four goals.
  • Flooks Breaks Career Assists Record, McCormick Records 200th Point in 19-11 Women’s Lacrosse Loss at No. 22 Colorado College
    March 27, 2019
    Nationally-ranked No. 22 Colorado College generated an 8-2 run during the final 17:16 of the first half en route to a 19-11 victory over the MIT women’s lacrosse team on Wednesday. Senior Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) posted one goal and one assist, helping her break the career assists record of 72 which was set by Casey Flynn ’10. In addition, senior Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) scored two goals, becoming the fifth player in program history to register 200 career points.
  • Women's Lacrosse Comes From Behind to Defeat Springfield, 14-12
    March 23, 2019
    Five goals during a span of 14:03 gave MIT the lead for good as it went on to defeat Springfield College, 14-12, in the NEWMAC women’s lacrosse opener for both teams on Saturday. Senior Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) dished out a career-high six assists and tacked on a goal while recording the 100th point of her career for the Engineers. Taylor Pichel led the way for the Pride with three goals, three assists, and four draw controls.
  • Williams Tops Women's Lacrosse, 17-6
    March 20, 2019
    Williams College rattled off five goals in a span of 3:47 to pull away for a 17-6 win in a non-conference women’s lacrosse game on Wednesday afternoon. Claire Fitzpatrick tallied four goals and two assists for the Ephs while senior Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) registered a hat trick for the Engineers.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Endicott, 15-8
    March 13, 2019
    Endicott College rattled off six goals during the last 10:35 of the game, pulling away for a 15-8 victory over the MIT women’s lacrosse team on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) powered the Engineers with one goal and four assists to go along with three draw controls and two caused turnovers.
  • No. 10 Tufts Defeats Engineers, 17-4
    March 11, 2019
    Nationally-ranked No. 10 Tufts University rattled off seven unanswered goals during the first 10 minutes of the game and never looked back as it went on to defeat MIT, 17-4, in non-conference women’s lacrosse action on Monday night. Colette Smith paced the Jumbos with four goals while first-year Eva Then (Yarmouth, Maine) tallied two goals and four draw controls for the Engineers.
  • Comeback Attempt Falls Short as Roger Williams Holds on to Defeat Women’s Lacrosse, 12-11
    March 09, 2019
    Trailing by five goals, MIT battled back to come within one with three minutes remaining, however, it could not overcome the deficit as Roger Williams University held on for a 12-11 non-conference women’s lacrosse victory on Saturday afternoon. Senior Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) paced the Engineers with five points on two goals and three assists.
  • Strong Second Half Helps MIT Defeat Keene State, 14-9, in Women’s Lacrosse Season Opener
    February 27, 2019
    The MIT women’s lacrosse team used a 5-1 run early in the second half to pull away for a 14-9 victory over Keene State College in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday afternoon. Seniors Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y) and Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.) both produced five points for the Engineers as McCormick had two goals and three assists while Flooks recorded one goal and four assists. Ali Daisy paced the Owls with three goals and one assist.