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Sports Shorts for April 2: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

MIT jumps to fourth in Learfield Sports Directors Cup standings; Shin competes at NCAA Fencing Championships.

Overall and Conference Records (as of Apr. 2)
Baseball: 9-9 (2-7 NEWMAC)
Men's Lacrosse: 2-4
Women's Lacrosse: 1-9 (0-2 NEWMAC)
Softball: 3-10 (1-1 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 5-3
Women's Tennis: 8-4
Men's Volleyball: 21-8

National Rankings
#8 – Men's Volleyball
#9 – Women's Lightweight Crew
#11 – Men's Lightweight Crew
#18 – Coed Sailing
#28 – Men's Tennis

General Athletics News
3/29 – MIT Jumps to 4th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

Baseball
4/1 – Baseball Swept at Coast Guard
3/30 – MIT Edges Coast Guard In Pitchers Dual, 2-1
3/28 – MIT Bounces Curry, 10-5
3/27 – MIT Outscores Salve Regina, 14-2

Men's Crew
4/1 – MIT Lightweight Crew Opens Spring Season at San Diego Classic
3/31 – Columbia Rows Past MIT to Take Alumni Cup
3/27 – America Rows Feature: Sunday School At MIT

Women's Crew
3/27 – America Rows Feature: Sunday School At MIT

Women's Fencing
3/23 – Robin Shin Places 20th at NCAA Fencing Championship

Men's Lacrosse
3/31 – Gordon Holds Off Men's Lacrosse, 10-7
3/28 – Saint Leo Defeats MIT, 9-4

Women's Lacrosse
3/31 – Mount Holyoke Records Come-From-Behind Win Over MIT
3/28 – Redlands Tops Engineers, 13-3
3/28 – Second-Half Rally Pushes Pomona-Pitzer Past MIT
3/27 – Women's Lacrosse Falls to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 20-10

Rifle
3/29 – Rifle Has Three Named To MAC All-Academic Team

Sailing
4/2 – No. 18 MIT Captures Third Place at Southern Series

Softball
3/30 – Van Belleghem's Walk-off Hit Gives MIT First-Ever Win against Wellesley
3/28 – Softball Finishes up Spring Trip with 6-5 Win over Middlebury
3/27 – Tech Bats Come Alive in 7-6 Loss to Mount Mercy

Men's Outdoor Track & Field
3/26 – Harper Tabbed as NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week

Women's Outdoor Track & Field
3/24 – Harper Leads the Way for Tech at Northeastern Invite

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