Sports Shorts for April 20, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Michael Kaba

Softball picks up six wins, moves to 22-4; Track and field teams shine at Sean Collier Invitational.


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Overall and Conference Records (as of April 20, 2015)
Baseball: 16-9 (12-4 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: 11-3 (4-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Lacrosse: 13-2 (6-1 NEWMAC)
Rifle: 17-8
Men’s Soccer: 8-7-3 (3-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 15-5-2 (9-0-1 NEWMAC)
Softball: 22-4 (14-2 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: 12-4 (4-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 14-5 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 18-11 (2-6 UVC)
Women’s Volleyball: 28-6 (9-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 15-17 (4-8 CWPA)

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

Baseball
4/20 - MIT sweeps NEWMAC weekly baseball awards
4/18 - MIT splits doubleheader with Wheaton
4/17 - MIT comes back to down Wheaton
4/16 - Late rally carries Worcester State past MIT, 6-3
4/15 - MIT powers past Clark, 19-5
4/14 - MIT holds off WPI, 7-5
4/13 - Filiere earns second NEWMAC Player of the Week Award this season

Men’s Heavyweight Crew
4/18 - Engineers battle Princeton and Harvard in the Compton Cup

Men’s Lightweight Crew
4/19 - Lightweights defeat Delaware and Penn

Women’s Lightweight Crew
4/19 - Women’s Lightweight Crew hosts Lightweight Invitational
4/18 - Lightweight Crew takes on Wisconsin

Men’s Lacrosse
4/18 - MIT tops Massachusetts Maritime, 18-13, in men's lacrosse
4/16 - Strong first half leads Engineers to 19-8 victory over Emerson
4/13 - MIT sweeps NEWMAC men’s lacrosse weekly honors

Women’s Lacrosse
4/20 - Hannah Levy receives NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week honors
4/18 - Engineers pull away to defeat Emerson, 19-8, on Senior Day
4/15 - Women’s Lacrosse grinds out 17-15 overtime victory against Wheaton
4/13 - Emily Young named NEWMAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week

Sailing
4/19 - MIT Sailing shines in four races

Softball
4/18 - MIT Softball claims first-ever sweep of Wellesley
4/17 - McLaughlin's home run secures regular season sweep of WPI
4/15 - MIT Softball rallies to earn season sweep of Babson
4/13 - Jensen's seven RBI power MIT Softball past UMass Boston

Men’s Tennis
4/18 - MIT Tennis sneaks past Clark in NEWMAC play, 5-4
4/17 - MIT Men's Tennis upends NYU, 6-3
4/15 - No. 29 Brandeis edges MIT, 5-4
4/13 - MIT's Eugene Oh named NEWMAC Men's Singles Player of the Week

Women’s Tennis
4/18 - MIT Women’s Tennis rolls past Vassar

Men’s Track and Field
4/20 - MIT's Michael Kaba tabbed NEWMAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week
4/18 - No. 10 MIT Track and Field displays strong effort at Sean Collier Invite
4/16 - Gray competes at Holy Cross Multi-Meet Decathlon
4/13 - MIT's Bejamin Freed earns NEWMAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week honors

Women’s Track and Field
4/20 - MIT's Ashley Wheeler tabbed NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Week
4/18 - Field events shine for No. 6 MIT at Sean Collier Invite
4/17 - Trio of Engineers compete at Larry Ellis Invitational


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

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