Sports Shorts - Sept. 27, 2011

MIT cross country teams remain ranked in Top-10; two MIT student-athletes earn NEWMAC weekly awards.


Overall and Conference Records (As of September 26)
Field Hockey: 8-2 (1-1 NEWMAC)
Football: 1-2 (0-1 NEFC)
Men’s Soccer: 4-4 (0-2 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 5-1-2 (0-0-2 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 0-0
Women's Tennis: 3-1 (3-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Volleyball: 13-3 (2-1 NEWMAC)
Men’s Water Polo: 5-11 (1-1 CWPA)

National Rankings (Poll Sponsor)
#3 – Women’s Cross Country (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association)
#6 – Men's Water Polo (Collegiate Water Polo Association)
#9 – Men’s Cross Country (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association)
#13 – Sailing-Co-Ed (Sailing World)
#22 – Women's Tennis (Intercollegiate Tennis Association)

General MIT Athletics News
9/23 – MIT Unveils Enhancements to Jack Barry Field
9/21 –MIT Athletics Ranked Ninth Nationally In NSCA Power Rankings

Men’s Cross Country
9/19 – MIT Sweeps NEWMAC Cross Country Honors for Second
Straight Week

Women’s Cross Country
9/19 – MIT Sweeps NEWMAC Cross Country Honors for Second Straight Week

Field Hockey
9/26 – Klein Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week
9/24 – Tech Picks up First Conference Win with 4-2 Defeat of Springfield
9/21 – Mackey and Barker Key 2-1 Win for MIT over Nichols

Football
9/24 – Curry Grinds Out 27-12 Win at MIT

Sailing
9/26 – Tech Finds Success at Hood Trophy and Regis Bowl
9/21 – MIT Hosts First Midweek Tech Regatta

Men’s Soccer
9/24 –WPI Edges Out Engineers, 1-0
9/21 – Men’s Soccer Falters at Roger Williams
9/19 – Brandeis Defeats MIT, 2-0

Women’s Soccer
9/24 – Women’s Soccer Ties No. 15 Springfield, 0-0
9/20 – Engineers Top Roger Williams, 2-1
9/19 – Meghan Wright Earns NEWMAC Accolades

Women's Tennis
9/26 – Men’s Tennis Opens Season at ITA Regional

Women's Tennis
9/26 – Dutt Named NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week
9/24 – Women’s Tennis Downs Mount Holyoke, 6-3
9/22 – MIT Falls To Tufts In Battle of Ranked Teams

Women’s Volleyball
9/26 – Engineers Place Fourth at MIT Volleyball Invitational
9/20 – Women’s Volleyball Suffers First Loss of Season to Wellesley
Men’s Water Polo
9/24 – MIT Splits a Pair of Road Contests to open CWPA North Play
9/22 – Columbus Leonard Makes Another Big Save

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