• Sarah Quinn '16 placed first at the 6-km Purple Valley Classic.

    Sarah Quinn '16 placed first at the 6-km Purple Valley Classic.

    Photo: Richard Orr

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  • Justin Wallace '15 helped secure a win against Salve Regina.

    Justin Wallace '15 helped secure a win against Salve Regina.

    Photo: DSPics.com

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Sports Shorts for Sept. 29, 2014: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Sarah Quinn

Football tops Salve Regina to start season at 3-0; Women’s Cross Country takes team title at Purple Valley Classic.


Overall and Conference Records (as of September 29, 2014)
Field Hockey: 7-1 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Football: 3-0 (1-0 NEFC)
Men’s Soccer: 4-1-4 (1-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 5-3-2 (1-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 5-0 (5-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Volleyball: 14-2 (3-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 3-8 (1-3 CWPA)

National Rankings
#4 - Women's Cross Country
#5t - Water Polo
#6 - Women's Sailing
#8 - Men's Cross Country
#15t - Co-Ed Sailing
ARV - Field Hockey

Men’s Cross Country
9/27 - Men’s Cross Country kicks off season at Purple Valley Classic

Women’s Cross Country
9/27 - Quinn and Gong lead Engineers to team title at Purple Valley Classic

Field Hockey
9/27 - Second-half surge powers MIT Field Hockey to 4-0 win over WPI
9/25 - Late goal lifts Endicott past MIT, 1-0

Football
9/28 - Wallace selected as NEFC Offensive Player of the Week
9/27 - Big first half carries MIT past Salve Regina, 48-26   

Sailing
9/25 - Sailing has solid outing at midweek Firefly Regatta
9/21 - Sailing earns top 10 finishes at Mrs. Hurst Bowl and Hatch Brown Trophy 

Men’s Soccer
9/27 - Late overtime goal lifts Babson past MIT, 3-2
9/24 - MIT, Tufts play to a 1-1 draw
9/22 - Wilson tabbed NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week     

Women’s Soccer
9/27 - MIT tops Springfield, 2-1

Men’s Tennis
9/27 - MIT Men’s Tennis opens season at ITA Regional Championships

Women’s Tennis
9/23 - MIT edges Babson in battle of undefeated teams, 5-4   

Women’s Volleyball
9/28 - Kohrs advances to round of 16 at ITA Championships
9/28 - Engineers top Smith in three sets
9/23 - Efficient attack powers Women’s Volleyball in sweep of Mount Holyoke     

Water Polo
9/28 - MIT Water Polo exhibits strong effort in conference play


Topics: Athletics, Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER), Sports and fitness, Students

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