Sports Shorts for Mar. 6: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men's basketball moves on to Sweet 16; Shin named NFC Fencer of the Year.


Overall and Conference Records (as of Mar. 5)
Baseball: 0-2
Men's Basketball: 27-1 (11-1 NEWMAC)
Men's Fencing: 8-14 (7-3 Northeast Fencing Conf.)
Women's Fencing: 13-12 (9-3 Northeast Fencing Conf.)
Squash: 8-12
Men's Swimming & Diving: 7-0
Women's Swimming & Diving: 8-0
Men's Tennis: 3-2
Men's Volleyball: 15-4

National Rankings

#3 – Men's Basketball
#3 – Women's Indoor Track & Field
#4 – Men's Swimming & Diving
#5 – Men's Volleyball
#6 – Women's Swimming & Diving
#7 – Men's Indoor Track & Field
#25 –Men's Tennis

General Athletics News
3/1 – NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards
2/28 – NEWMAC Announces Addition of Emerson College to League

Baseball
3/4 – Western New England Edges MIT, 1-0, In Pitching Duel
3/3 – Baseball Drops 6-2 Decision to Keene State in Season Opener

Men's Basketball
3/3 – Engineers Shoot Past Farmingdale State and Into the Sweet 16
3/2 – Kates' Big Night Lifts MIT Past Skidmore, 62-55, in NCAA Tournament First Round
2/29 – MIT Places Three on NEWMAC All-Conference Team

Women's Basketball

2/29 – Kordell Named NEWMAC Women's Basketball Rookie of the Year

Men's Fencing
3/5 – MIT Men's Fencing Receives Three NFC All-Star Awards

Women's Fencing
3/5 – Shin Named NFC Fencer of the Year, Kozminsky and Alkilany Earn All-Star Honors

Sailing
3/5 – No. 10 Sailing Finishes Fourth at Eckerd Intersectional

Men's Swimming & Diving
3/5 – Men's Swimming Has 11 Invited to NCAA Championships

Women's Swimming & Diving
3/5 – Ten Engineers Qualify for NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

Men's Tennis
3/2 – Men's Tennis Hands Bentley First Loss of Season
3/1 – Men's Tennis Starts Spring Season With 8-0 Win Over Eastern Nazarene

Men's Indoor Track & Field
3/3 – Men's Track and Field Competes at ECAC Championship

Women's Indoor Track & Field
3/3 – Engineers Capture ECAC Title in Final Tune-up Before NCAA Championship

Men's Volleyball
3/3 – No. 5 MIT Defeats Mount Ida and No. 6 NYU in Men's Volleyball Tri-Match


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

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