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Sports Shorts - Oct. 3, 2011

MIT sailing teams move up in national rankings; three MIT student-athletes earn NEWMAC weekly awards.
Overall and Conference Records (As of October 2)
Field Hockey: 10-2 (2-1 NEWMAC)
Football: 1-3(0-3 NEFC)
Men’s Soccer: 4-5 (0-2 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 6-1-2 (1-0-2 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 4-1 (4-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Volleyball: 16-5 (2-2 NEWMAC)
Men’s Water Polo: 5-11 (1-1 CWPA)

National Rankings (Poll Sponsor)
#3 – Women’s Cross Country (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association)
#6 – Men's Water Polo (Collegiate Water Polo Association)
#9 – Men’s Cross Country (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association)
#11 – Sailing-Co-Ed (Sailing World)
#11 – Sailing-Women’s (Sailing World)
#22 – Women's Tennis (Intercollegiate Tennis Association)

General MIT Athletics News
10/2 – MIT Crew Dedicates New Racing Shell to Director of Athletics, Soriero

Men’s Cross Country
10/3 – Andrew Erickson Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week
10/1 – Men’s Cross Country Finishes Second at Bowdoin Invite

Women’s Cross Country
10/1 – No. 3 MIT Takes First Place at Bowdoin Invite

Field Hockey
10/1 – Engineers Blank Smith, 4-0
9/27 – MIT Downs Visiting Endicott, 2-1

Football
10/1 – MIT Drops Heartbreaker in Final Seconds at UMass Dartmouth, 31-29

Sailing
10/3 – MIT Records Another Fine Outing in Three Weekend Events

Men’s Soccer
10/1 – MIT Falls to No. 19 Williams, 1-0

Women’s Soccer
10/1 – MIT Defeats Smith, 1-0

Men's Tennis
10/1 – MIT Falls at WIlliams

Women's Tennis
10/3 – Engineers Sweep Weekly NEWMAC Awards
10/2 – MIT Has Solid Showing at ITA Regional
9/27 – MIT Blanks Babson, 9-0

Women’s Volleyball
10/2 – Women’s Volleyball Places Second at Wildcat Fall Classic
9/28 – Tech Battles No. 21 Springfield
9/26 – Engineers Place Fourth at MIT Volleyball Invitational

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