Sports Shorts for Nov. 12: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men's and women's soccer earn NCCA Tournament bids; squash starts season with three consecutive wins


Overall and Conference Records (As of Nov. 12)
Field Hockey: 14-5 (6-2 NEWMAC)
Football: 5-3 (3-3 NEFC)
Rifle: 8-4
Men's Soccer: 13-4-2 (6-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 13-2-5 (8-1-1 NEWMAC)
Squash: 3-0
Men's Swimming and Diving: 1-0
Women's Swimming and Diving: 1-0
Men's Tennis: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 11-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 22-11 (7-3 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 12-14 (8-7 CWPA North)

National Rankings
#4 – Women's Cross Country
#8 – Water Polo
#11 – Women's Sailing
#17 – Women's Tennis
#19 – Co-ed Sailing
#16 – Men's Cross Country

Men's Basketball
11/6 - Men's Basketball Second in Preseason NEWMAC Poll

Men's Cross Country
11/6 - Men's Cross Country Ranked 16th in Latest USTFCCCA Poll
11/5 - NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards

Women's Cross Country
11/5 - NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards
11/5 - Halston Taylor Named NEWMAC Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year

Men's Fencing
11/4 - Men's Fencing Earns Three Medals at The Big One

Women's Fencing
11/4 - Douglas and Paturu Lead Women's Fencing at The Big One

Field Hockey
11/11 - MIT Places Three on NEWMAC Field Hockey All-Conference Team
11/9 - Field Hockey Falls to Mount Holyoke, 2-1, in NEWMAC Semifinal
11/5 - NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards
11/5 - Duffy Powers Field Hockey Past Smith, 3-0, in NEWMAC Quarterfinal

Football
11/11 - Williams Earns Second NEFC Offensive Player of the Week of the Season
11/9 - MIT Outscores Maine Maritime, 56-36
11/7 - Six MIT Football Players Selected to Capital One Academic All-District Team

Sailing
11/11 - Hanna Vincent Finishes 10th at Women's Singlehanded National Championship
11/4 - Sailing Secures Postseason Berths

Men's Soccer
11/11 - MIT Men's Soccer Receives At-Large Bid to 2013 NCAA Div. III Tournament
11/10 - No. 1 MIT Falls to Wheaton College in NEWMAC Finals
11/9 - Men's Soccer Advances Past Coast Guard in Penalty Kicks
11/5 - NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards
11/4 - Bingham Named NEWMAC Player of the Week for Third Time

Women's Soccer
11/11 - Engineers Receive At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament
11/10 -Springfield Edges MIT in Penalty Kicks to Capture NEWMAC Championship
11/9 - MIT Women's Soccer Advances to NEWMAC Championship In PKs Over Babson
11/5 - NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards
11/4 - Ambika Krishnamachar Named NEWMAC Player of the Week for 2nd Consecutive Week

Squash
11/9 - MIT Squash Continues Undefeated Streak with 5-4 win over Boston College
11/8 - Squash comes out on Top in Match against Northeastern
11/7 - MIT Squash Defeats Boston University at Season-Opener

Men's Swimming and Diving
11/11 - MIT Men's Swimming and Diving Defeats Springfield at Season-Opener
11/5 - MIT Swimming and Diving Welcomes Theo St. Francis Back to the Pool

Women's Swimming and Diving
11/11 - Engineers Defeat Springfield at First Dual Meet of the Season
11/5 - MIT Swimming and Diving Welcomes Theo St. Francis Back to the Pool

Women's Tennis
11/5 - NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards

Women's Volleyball
11/11 - Berger and Bunker Earn NEWMAC Volleyball All-Conference Honors
11/9 - Engineers Fall to Springfield in NEWMAC Volleyball Semifinals
11/8 - Bunker and Astrachan Receive Capital One Academic All-District Selections
11/5 - NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards
11/5 - MIT Defeats Smith in NEWMAC Quarterfinals

Water Polo
11/10 - Water Polo Ends CWPA Northern Division Champs in Third Place
11/9 - Water Polo Defeats Iona but Falls to Harvard on Day 1 of CWPA Northern Div. Champs
11/6 - Ory Tasman Named CWPA Player of the Week

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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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