Sports Shorts for March 30, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Softball kicks off season with strong 8-2 start; Field Hockey picks up NFHCA academic accolades.


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Overall and Conference Records (as of March 30, 2015)
Baseball: 4-3 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Basketball: 18-8 (10-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 11-15 (7-9 NEWMAC)
Men’s Fencing: 12-12 (8-2 NFC)
Women’s Fencing: 18-9 (9-3 NFC)
Field Hockey: 12-5 (5-3 NEWMAC)
Football: 10-1 (7-0 NEFC)
Men’s Lacrosse: 6-2 (1-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Lacrosse: 7-1 (1-1 NEWMAC)
Rifle: 17-8
Men’s Soccer: 8-7-3 (3-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 15-5-2 (9-0-1 NEWMAC)
Softball: 8-2 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Squash: 9-8
Men’s Swimming and Diving: 6-1 (3-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Swimming and Diving: 7-1 (4-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Tennis: 6-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 13-3 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 15-11 (2-6 UVC)
Women’s Volleyball: 28-6 (9-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 15-17 (4-8 CWPA)

Current National Rankings
#7 – Women’s Outdoor Track and Field
#9 – Men’s Outdoor Track and Field
#13 – Women’s Tennis
RV – Coed Sailing
RV – Women’s Sailing

Baseball
3/26 - MIT Baseball splits final two games of California trip
3/25 - MIT takes 9-6 decision over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
3/24 - Big fifth inning carries MIT past Chapman, 8-2
3/23 - Baseball drops first game of spring break trip at Pomona-Pitzer

Women’s Lightweight Crew
3/28 - Women’s Lightweight Crew opens spring season in San Diego

Field Hockey
3/23 - MIT Field Hockey collects NFHCA academic accolades

Men’s Lacrosse
3/28 - Men’s Lacrosse takes NEWMAC opener over Coast Guard, 14-6
3/25 - Men's Lacrosse falls to Lynn, 16-9
3/23 - Fourth-quarter run pushes Florida Tech past MIT, 14-7

Women’s Lacrosse
3/28 - Springfield defeats MIT, 16-9

Sailing
3/22 - Tech places fourth at So. New England team race, finishes 2-1

Softball

3/29 - MIT sweeps Smith College in NEWMAC double-header
3/25 - MIT splits with Chicago, Oberlin on final day of spring training trip
3/23 - MIT's Amanda Lee tabbed NEWMAC Softball Player of the Week
3/23 - MIT rallies past Hamilton, tops Middlebury on third day of spring training trip

Women’s Tennis
3/26 - MIT drops match at Pomona-Pitzer, 7-2
3/24 - No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps upends No. 16 MIT, 8-1
3/23 - Women’s Tennis battles No. 13 Chicago for a 7-2 victory

Men’s Track and Field
3/28 - Strong team effort carries No. 9 MIT to PLNU Invite first-place finish

Women’s Track and Field
3/28 - No. 7 MIT opens spring season with first-place performance at PLNU Invite

Men’s Volleyball
3/28 - Engineers fall to Nazareth and NYU


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

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