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Sports Shorts for Apr. 10: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men's volleyball takes second at volleyball scramble tournament; Rafidi competes at Junior World Fencing Championships.

Overall and Conference Records (as of Apr. 9)
Baseball: 11-12 (3-9 NEWMAC)
Men's Lacrosse: 3-5 (0-1 Pilgrim League)
Women's Lacrosse: 2-9 (0-2 NEWMAC)
Softball: 4-15 (2-4 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 8-3 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 9-6 (6-1 NEWMAC)
Men's Volleyball: 25-8

National Rankings
#3 – Women's Outdoor Track & Field
#8 – Men's Volleyball
#9 – Women's Lightweight Crew
#11 – Men's Lightweight Crew
#18 – Coed Sailing
#28 – Men's Tennis

Baseball
4/7 – MIT Splits NEWMAC Doubleheader With Springfield
4/6 – Springfield Pulls Out Win over MIT in Bottom of Ninth
4/4 – MIT Rolls Past Brandeis, 9-2
4/3 – MIT Baseball Players Speak at Local Middle School
4/3 – Salem State Gets Past MIT, 8-5

Men's Crew
4/7 – Heavyweight Crew Takes On BC, Bates and Trinity
4/7 – Lightweight Crew Downed by Yale for Joy Cup

Women's Crew
4/7 – Women's Openweight Crew Earns Second-Place at George Washington Invite
4/1 – Lightweight Crew Opens Spring at San Diego Classic

Men's Fencing
4/6 – Joseph Rafidi Ranks 16th at Junior World Fencing Championship

Men's Lacrosse
4/7 – MIT Falls to No. 20 Springfield, 12-4
4/3 – Engineers Defeat UMass Boston, 9-8, in 2OT

Women's Lacrosse
4/7 – Women's Lacrosse Defeats Southern Maine, 14-10

Sailing
4/9 – Women's Sailing Secures Sixth Place at President's Trophy

Softball
4/7 – Springfield Takes a Pair from Softball
4/6 – MIT Takes Game One 4-2 en Route to Split with Wheaton
4/3 – Game Two Rally Falls Short as MIT Drops a Pair to UMass-Boston

Men's Tennis
4/7 – Men's Tennis Blanks Babson
4/5 – Men's Tennis Takes Close One Over Brandeis, 5-4
4/4 – Men's Tennis Opens NEWMAC Play with Win at Clark

Women's Tennis
4/8 – MIT Defeats Puerto Rico Mayaguez, 6-3
4/7 – Women's Tennis Edged by Bates
4/6 – Women's Tennis Falls to No. 12 Tufts

Men's Outdoor Track & Field
4/7 – Short-Handed Men's Track & Field Finishes Second at Engineer's Cup
4/2 – Simmons, Umachi Earn NEWMAC Weekly Honors

Women's Outdoor Track & Field
4/7 – MIT Dominant in Engineer's Cup Win
4/2 – Simmons, Umachi Earn NEWMAC Weekly Honors

Men's Volleyball
4/7 – Engineers Capture Second Place at MIT Men's Volleyball Scramble Tournament

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