2017-18 MIT Women's Track and Field News

  • Track/XC Place Seven on Google Cloud Academic All-American Teams
    June 19, 2018
    Austin, Texas (June 19) -- The MIT men’s and women’s track and field/cross country teams have had seven student-athletes earn 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-American honors, as selected by CoSIDA. The Google Cloud Academic All-America program recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
  • Seven Engineers Named to Google Cloud Track and Field/Cross Country Academic All-District Teams
    May 29, 2018
    Seven members of the MIT men’s and women’s track and field/cross country teams have been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Teams, selected by CoSIDA. The Academic All-District program recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
  • Three All-Americans Pace No. 10 Women's Track and Field on Final Day at NCAA Championship
    May 26, 2018
    Led by three All-American performances on Saturday, the No. 10 ranked MIT women’s track and field team finished 17th overall at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Wisconsin. For the championship, the Engineers had five All-American performers and finished with a total of 13.5 points over the three-day championship.
  • Men's and Women's Track and Field Compete on Day Two of NCAA's
    May 25, 2018
    On Friday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the MIT men’s and women’s track and field teams had three student-athletes compete overall to set up a packed final day of action on Saturday in Wisconsin. The meet was interrupted by a weather delay that slowed the competition.
  • Two All-American Performances Lead No. 10 Engineers on Day One of NCAA Championship
    May 24, 2018
    Led by two All-American performances in the pole vault, the No. 10 ranked MIT women’s track and field team currently sits in fifth place out of 47 teams with 8.5 points after day one of the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
  • Track and Field Sending 16 Student-Athletes to NCAA Outdoor Championship
    May 22, 2018
    Indianapolis, Ind. (May 22) -- The NCAA has announced the final qualifiers for the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which will be held from May 24-26 at the Veteran’s Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse will serve as the host institution.
  • No. 10 Women's Track and Field Performs Well at MIT Last Chance Qualifier
    May 17, 2018
    On Thursday night in Cambridge, the No. 10 ranked MIT women’s track and field team hosted the MIT Final Qualifier Meet as athletes from all along the East Coast looked to move up in the rankings heading into next week’s NCAA Championship.
  • No. 13 Women's Track and Field Places Eighth at New England's
    May 12, 2018
    At the NEICAAA Championship at Dartmouth College, the No. 13 ranked MIT women’s track and field team finished eighth overall and second among Division III teams with a total of 28 points.
  • Taylor Named Coach of the Year; All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    May 10, 2018
    Westwood, Mass. (May 10) -- MIT head coach Halston Taylor has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Track and Field Coach of the Year after guiding his team to their 10th straight NEWMAC Championship.
  • No. 13 Women's Track and Field Claims the New England D3 Crown
    May 05, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon, the MIT women’s track and field team claimed the program’s sixth straight New England Division III Championship and eighth overall with a total of 161 points as Williams finished with 69 points to place second.
  • Women's Track and Field Notches 10th Straight NEWMAC Crown
    April 28, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon, the MIT women’s track and field team won its 10th straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championship as the Engineers totaled 213 points. The Engineers had seven First Team All-Conference performers and six Second Team honorees.
  • No. 10 Women's Track and Field Places 18 On the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    April 25, 2018
    The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 Women’s Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team. MIT has a league-high 18 honorees as there were 94 student-athletes recognized overall.
  • Eccles, Slutsky Named NEWMAC Athletes of the Week
    April 23, 2018
    MIT seniors Mary Eccles (Wahaiwa, Hawaii) and Ariela Slutsky (Weston, Fla.) have been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track and Field Athletes of the Week for their performances over the weekend.
  • Women's Track and Field Posts Seven Top-25 Marks at Sean Collier and Larry Ellis Invitationals
    April 21, 2018
    Led by a school-record in the hammer throw from senior Ariela Slutsky (Weston, Fla.), the No. 13 MIT women’s track and field team hosted the Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday in Cambridge. The team also sent a group of runners to the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton on Friday.
  • Chen, Slutsky Claim NEWMAC Women's Track Weekly Honors
    April 17, 2018
    MIT seniors Hannah Chen (Los Gatos, Calif.) and Ariela Slutsky (Weston, Fla.) have been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track and Field Athletes of the Week for their performances in a win over No. 1 ranked Williams College. For Chen, this is her second weekly honor, while Slutsky is recognized for the first time.
  • No. 9 Women's Track and Field Defeats No. 1 Williams, 107-92
    April 14, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon at the Dick Farley Invite, the No. 9 MIT women’s track and field team defeated No. 1 ranked Williams College by a margin of 107-92 as the Engineers posted four top-10 marks nationally in the dual meet.
  • Eccles, 4x400 Relay Earn NEWMAC Women's Weekly Honors
    April 09, 2018
    MIT senior Mary Eccles (Wahaiwa, Hawaii) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, while the 4x400 relay team earned Relay Team of the Week honors.
  • No. 10 Women's Track and Field Captures Quad Meet at Tufts
    April 07, 2018
    Led by eight individual event wins and two relay victories, the No. 10 MIT women’s outdoor track and field team earned the win at the Tufts University Quad Meet on Saturday. The Engineers finished with 212 points, followed by Tufts in second at 186 points to go along with Bates in third at 132.50 and RPI in fourth place at 122.50.
  • Chen Named as the NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week
    April 02, 2018
    MIT senior Hannah Chen (Los Gatos, Calif.) has been named as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Athlete of the Week for her performance at the California Collegiate Open in San Diego. The Engineers, currently ranked fourth in the nation in the USTFCCCA Top 25 Poll, finished eighth out of 17 teams with a total of 29 points.
  • No. 4 Women's Track and Field Places Eighth at California Collegiate Open With Four Top-10 National Marks
    March 31, 2018
    On Saturday in the first outdoor meet of the season, the No. 4 ranked MIT women’s track and field team was eighth out of 17 teams with 29 points at the California Collegiate Open as the Engineers finished just behind the University of Louisville.
  • Women's Track and Field Chosen No. 1 in NEWMAC Poll
    March 14, 2018
    In the NEWMAC Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Preseason Coaches Poll, the MIT women’s track and field team has been voted as the preseason favorites by the league’s head coaches.
  • McPhillips, Trautner Leads No. 3 MIT on Day Two at NCAA's
    March 10, 2018
    Led by All-American performances by sophomores Marissa McPhillips (Narragansett, R.I.) and Margaret Trautner (Houston, Texas), the No. 3 ranked MIT women’s track and field team placed 11th overall out of 62 teams with 19 points at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship. Over the two-day event, the Engineers picked up 10 All-American honors.
  • No. 3 Women's Track and Field Lands Eight All-Americans on Day One at Nationals
    March 09, 2018
    Led by a fourth-place finish from the MIT women’s distance medley relay team, the No. 3 MIT women’s track and field program sits in fourth place out of 30 scoring teams with 14 points after day one of the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship. On day one, the Engineers had eight student-athletes earn All-American honors and two more advance to Saturday’s finals.
  • No. 2 Engineers Shine at the Tufts Last Chance Qualifier
    March 03, 2018
    On Saturday, the No. 2 ranked MIT women’s indoor track and field competed in its final meet before nationals as the Engineers took part in the Tufts Last Chance Qualifier at the Gantcher Center.
  • No. 2 Engineers Perform Well at BU Last Chance Qualifier
    February 25, 2018
    The No. 2 ranked MIT women’s track and field team had a pair of top-10 national performances and a freshman record in the 800 meters at the Boston University Last Chance Meet over the weekend.
  • No. 1 Women's Track and Field Finishes Second Overall, Earns Five Event Wins
    February 17, 2018
    Earning five event wins and 23 All-New England honors, the No. 1 ranked MIT women’s track and field team finished second overall at the New England Division III Indoor Championship with a total of 127 points. Claiming the overall title was No. 5 ranked Williams College, which finished the meet with 149 points.
  • DMR, McPhillips Lead No. 3 Women's Track and Field In Pair of Meets
    February 10, 2018
    The No. 3 ranked MIT women’s track and field team posted a number of times ranked among the national leaders as the Engineers competed at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational and the Gordon Kelly Invitational over the weekend. Leading the way was the No. 2 time in the country by the distance medley relay, along with a tremendous performance by sophomore Marissa McPhillips (Narragansett, R.I.) in the 800 meters.
  • No. 3 Women's Track and Field Earns Four Wins on Saturday
    February 03, 2018
    Over the weekend, the No. 3 MIT women’s indoor track and field team competed at the NEICAAA Championship and the Cupid Challenge, which was hosted by Tufts University. At the NEICAAA Championship, the Engineers finished 20th out of 30 scoring teams while the Cupid Challenge had no team scoring.
  • No. 2 Women's Track and Field Posts Seven Top-20 National Marks at BU and Tufts
    January 27, 2018
    The No. 2 ranked MIT women’s track and field team posted seven top-20 performances nationally over the weekend as the Engineers competed at the John Thomas Terrier Classic at BU and the Branwen Smith-King Invitational at Tufts University. In the meet at Tufts, team scores were kept and the Engineers finished third out of 16 teams with a total of 79 points and four event wins.
  • No. 2 Engineers Paced by 11 Event Wins in Invitational Victory
    January 20, 2018
    With a total of 212 points, the No. 2 ranked MIT women’s track and field team finished first at the Bowdoin Invitational as the Engineers earned 11 event wins to outpoint No. 20 Tufts by an 85-point margin. Bowdoin, University of Southern Maine and Merrimack rounded out the standings.
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