Sports Shorts for Nov. 18: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men's and women's cross country advance to national championships; football closes season with win over Coast Guard

Overall and Conference Records (As of Nov. 18)
Men's Basketball: 1-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Basketball: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Fencing: 3-2
Women's Fencing: 4-2
Field Hockey: 14-5 (6-2 NEWMAC)
Football: 6-3 (4-3 NEFC)
Rifle: 8-4
Men's Soccer: 13-5-2 (6-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 13-2-6 (8-1-1 NEWMAC)
Squash: 3-1
Men's Swimming and Diving: 1-0 (1-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Swimming and Diving: 1-0 (1-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 11-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 22-11 (7-3 NEWMAC)

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

Men's Basketball
11/15 - MIT Opens With 68-52 Win Over Lesley
11/12 - Harvard Runs Past MIT

Women's Basketball
11/17 - Second-Half Surge Powers MIT Past Regis, 61-40
11/16 - Ilutzi Leads Women's Basketball in Loss to Suffolk

Women's Lightweight Crew
11/16 - Women's Lightweight Crew Completes Fall Season

Women's Openweight Crew
11/16 - Women's Openweight Rows in Foot of the Charles

Men's Cross Country
11/16 - Tech Comes in 3rd Place at the New England Division III Champs, Advances to Nationals

Women's Cross Country
11/16 - Women's Cross Country Finishes in 3rd at New England Regional Championships

Men's Fencing
11/16 - MIT Men's Fencing Picks Up Three Wins in NFC Action

Women's Fencing
11/16 - Women's Fencing Goes 4-2 in NFC Opener

11/16 - Second Half Surge Carries MIT Past Coast Guard, 48-31

11/14 - MIT Sailing Climbs Up National Rankings

Men's Soccer
11/16 - Engineers Fall to No. 24 Western New England at First Round of NCAAs
11/14 - An Economist with a Goal
11/13 - Fijan and Monheit Named to 2013 NEISL All-Stars Team
11/12 - Bingham Named Athlete of the Year; Four Men's Soccer Players Named to All-Conference Team

Women's Soccer
11/16 - Rochester Institute of Technology Advances over MIT in Penalty Kicks at First Round of NCAAs
11/12 - Four Engineers Tabbed to All-Conference Team; Krishnamachar Named NEWMAC Athlete of the Year

11/17 - MIT Falls to Conn. College at Home-Opening Match

Men's Swimming and Diving
11/16 - Bo Mattix Named Swimmer of the Week
11/13 - MIT Swim Teams Race in the Eighth Annual Hour of Power

Women's Swimming and Diving
11/13 - MIT Swim Teams Race in the Eighth Annual Hour of Power

Women's Volleyball
11/14 - MIT Places Two on AVCA New England All-Region Team

Water Polo
11/14 - Nolan Kruse Named CWPA Defensive Player of the Week

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