MIT Sports Shorts - Fall/Winter Update

Roundup of news from MIT's fall and winter teams


Overall and Conference Records (As of Dec. 7)
Men’s Basketball: 8-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 2-5 (0-2 NEWMAC)
Men’s Fencing: 4-5 (4-1 NFC)
Women’s Fencing: 5-6 (4-2 NFC)
Rifle: 7-1 (smallbore), 8-1 (air rifle)
Squash: 2-6
Men’s Swimming and Diving: 2-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Swimming and Diving: 3-0 (1-0 NEWMAC)

General Department News

Men’s Basketball
12/3 – MIT Receives Schoenfeld Sportsmanship Award
12/5 – Engineers Off to Best Start in Program’s History after Defeating Gordon College
12/7 – Noel Hollingsworth Named NEWMAC Player of the Week

Men’s Cross Country
11/14 – Engineers Finish Sixth at New England Regional Championship

Women’s Cross Country
11/14 – MIT Captures First New England Regional Championship
11/18 – Jacqui Wentz, Head Coach Halston Taylor Named Best in New England
11/21 – Engineers Conclude Season with Fifth-Place Showing at NCAA Championship

Field Hockey
11/8 – MIT Wins 2009 NEWMAC Field Hockey Championship
11/9 – Kameron Klauber Named NEWMAC Player of the Week
11/10 – Cheryl Silva Earns NEWMAC Coach of the Year Honors
11/11 – MIT Field Hockey Records First NCAA Tournament Win
11/14 – Engineers Fall to Tufts University in NCAA Sweet 16
11/24 – Molly McShane Garners New England East Player of the Year and All-America Honors

Football
11/13 – KC Weaver Tabbed to NEFC Honor Roll
11/17 – Four Engineers Receive NEFC Postseason Awards
11/30 – Alex Rubino and Brian Doyle Named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Team

Sailing
11/9 – Sailors Cruise to Third at Crews Regatta

Men’s Soccer
11/10 – Men’s Soccer Earns NEWMAC All-Conference Accolades
11/20 – Christian Therkelsen Receives CoSIDA/ESPN The MagazineAcademic All-America Honors

Women’s Soccer
11/8 – MIT Wins 2009 NEWMAC Championship
11/9 – Alisha Lussiez Selected NEWMAC Player of the Week
11/10 – Lauren Hernley Named NEWMAC Player of the Year
11/14 – Engineers Fall to Rowan University in First NCAA Tournament Appearance
11/19 – Three Engineers Named CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 

 

Men’s Swimming and Diving
11/10 – MIT Sweeps Batterman Relays in Season Opener
12/5 – Engineers Dominate at MIT Invitational
12/7 – Brendan Deveney Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week 

 

Women’s Swimming and Diving
11/10 – MIT Sweeps Batterman Relays in Season Opener
11/24 – Anna Kokensparger Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week
12/7 – Anna Kokensparger Earns NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week Accolades

Women’s Volleyball
11/4 – Barden Cleeland Cops NEWMAC Player of the Week Honors
11/7 – Engineers Record Runner-up Finish in NEWMAC Championship
11/10 – MIT Collects NEWMAC Postseason Awards
11/16 – Alex May and Barden Cleeland Receive AVCA and NEWVA Accolades
11/24 – Alex May Earns CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Honors

 

Water Polo
11/8 – MIT Takes Third Place at Northern Division Championship
11/22 – Engineers Finish Seventh at Eastern Championship (First Round/Second Round/Third Round)
11/23 – MIT Places Three on CWPA All-Northern Division Squad


Topics: Athletics, Awards, honors and fellowships, Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER), Faculty, Sports, Staff, Student life, Students

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