Sports Shorts for Jan. 9: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men's Basketball Remains Undefeated; Athletics Program Ranked 15th Nationally After Fall Seasons.


Overall and Conference Records (as of Jan. 9)
Men’s Basketball: 14-0 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 7-5 (3-3 NEWMAC)
Men’s Fencing: 3-6
Women’s Fencing: 6-5
Rifle: 14-2
Squash: 4-7
Men’s Swimming & Diving: 2-0
Women’s Swimming & Diving: 3-0

National Rankings
#4 – Men’s Basketball
#4 – Men’s Swimming & Diving
#6 – Women’s Swimming & Diving

General News
12/27 – MIT 15th After Fall Seasons in 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings

Men’s Basketball
1/7 – No. 4 Men's Basketball Shoots Past Wheaton, 87-54
1/4 – No. 4 MIT Defeats Springfield, 67-59, in NEWMAC Opener

Women’s Basketball
1/7 – Women's Basketball Battles at Clark
1/4 – Late Rally Falls Short as Smith Edges MIT, 55-51
12/30 – Smothering Defense Keys MIT's Come-from-Behind Win over Simmons

Men’s Lacrosse
12/19 – Men's Lacrosse Announces 2012 Schedule

Women’s Lacrosse
12/20 – Holly Glynn Named MIT Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach

Men’s Soccer
1/6 – Fronk and Hammond Receive NSCAA Regional Scholar Honors

Women’s Track & Field
1/8 – MIT Receives Vercauteren Program of the Year Award

Water Polo
1/6 – Cheney Appears in Sports Illustrated Faces in the Crowd

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