Sports Shorts for Feb. 4: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s and women’s basketball both go 2-0 for the week; Burton, Kates earn Academic All-District honors


Overall and Conference Records (As of Feb. 4)
Men's Basketball: 16-4 (7-2 NEWMAC)
Women's Basketball: 9-11 (5-9 NEWMAC)
Field Hockey: 17-3 (7-1 NEWMAC)
Football: 5-4 (4-3 NEFC)
Rifle: 7-2
Men's Fencing: 13-8
Women's Fencing: 14-10
Men's Soccer: 13-5-2 (2-3-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 14-4-3 (8-1 NEWMAC)
Squash: 4-12
Men's Swimming and Diving: 7-0
Women's Swimming and Diving: 6-2
Women's Tennis: 10-1 (7-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Volleyball: 5-5
Women's Volleyball: 30-6 (7-2 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 11-14 (2-4 CWPA)

National Rankings
#1 – Women's Cross Country
#1 – Men's Swimming and Diving
#5 – Women's Swimming and Diving
#5 – Water Polo
#9 – Women's Sailing
#11 – Co-ed Sailing
#12 – Women's Indoor Track & Field
#13 – Men's Volleyball
#14 – Men's Indoor Track & Field
#15 – Women's Soccer
#18 – Field Hockey
#21 – Women's Tennis
ARV – Men's Basketball
ARV – Men's Cross Country

Men's Basketball
2/2 – MIT Pulls Away From Springfield Down the Stretch for 68-59 Victory
1/31 – Kates Named to Academic All-District Team
1/30 – Balanced Attack Leads MIT Past Wheaton, 70-57
1/28 – Tashman Named NEWMAC Player of the Week

Women's Basketball
2/2 – Balanced Attack Powers MIT Past Mount Holyoke, 57-44
1/31 – Burton Tabbed for Capital One Academic All-District Women's Basketball Honors
1/30 – First-Half Rally Propels Engineers Past Coast Guard, 62-47

Men's Fencing
1/22 – Men's Fencing Picks Up Four Wins at Sollee Invitational
1/28 – Engineers Post 4-1 Record at NFC Competition

Women's Fencing
2/3 – Women's Fencing Has Impressive Outing at Sollee Invitational
1/28 – MIT Goes 4-2 in NFC Competition

Squash
2/2 – MIT Squash Defeats Boston University and Boston University

Men's Swimming and Diving
2/2 – MIT Men's Swimming and Diving Ends Wheaton Invite with Multiple Wins
2/1 – Men's Swimming and Diving Competes Well at First Day of Wheaton Invite

Women's Swimming and Diving
2/2 – Engineers Complete Wheaton Invite on a High Note
2/1 – MIT Women's Swimming and Diving Opens Wheaton Invite Strongly
1/28 – Yang Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week

Men's Indoor Track & Field
2/2 – MIT Men's Track & Field Finishes First at Tufts
1/30 – Men's Track and Field Moves up in National Rankings

Women's Indoor Track & Field
2/1 – MIT Women's Track and Field Finishes in 2nd Place at Tufts Stampede
1/30 – MIT Women's Track & Field Moves up Two Spots in Latest National Rankings

Men's Volleyball
2/3 – No. 13 MIT Goes 2-2 at Golden Flyer Invitational
1/31 – Engineers Blank Elms, 3-0
1/28 – Men's Volleyball Battles at Live Free or Die Tournament

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