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Sports Shorts for Dec. 12: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men's basketball remains undefeated; two football student-athletes named Academic All-Americans.

Overall and Conference Records (As of Dec. 12)
Men’s Basketball: 11-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 6-3 (3-1 NEWMAC)
Men’s Fencing: 3-6
Women’s Fencing: 6-5
Rifle: 14-2
Squash: 4-7
Men’s Swimming & Diving: 2-0
Women’s Swimming & Diving: 3-0

National Rankings
#7 – Men’s Basketball

Men’s Basketball
12/10 – Kates' Heroics Keep MIT Perfect During 60-56 win at Tufts
12/8 – Tech Improves to 10-0 with 78-66 Win over Salem State
12/6 – Karraker's Career Night Helps Lead MIT Past UMass-Boston, 90-47
12/5 – Hollingsworth Earns NEWMAC Weekly Honors for Second Time

Women’s Basketball
12/10 – Women's Basketball Defeats Mount Holyoke, 43-36
12/6 – Tech Rallies Past Coast Guard, 73-67, in Overtime

Field Hockey
12/7 – Silva Named New England East Regional Coach of the Year

12/6 – Peterson, Wagner Named to Capital One Academic All-America Team

Men’s Soccer
12/8 – MIT Soccer Teams Receive Academic Honors from the NSCAA

Women’s Soccer

12/6 – Park and Wright Earn NEWISA All-New England Honors

12/8 – 2012 MIT Softball Schedule Announced

12/7 – Engineers Fall to Tufts, 7-2

Men’s Swimming & Diving
12/5 – Dunn Named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week

Women’s Swimming & Diving
12/5 – Rogers Selected as NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week

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