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Sports Shorts for Sept. 3: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Fall seasons begin for varsity athletics; Barker, Wedge earn NEWMAC honors
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Overall and Conference Records (as of Sept. 3)
Field Hockey: 2-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Soccer: 2-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 4-0
Water Polo: 2-3

National Rankings
#6 – Women's Cross Country
#20 – Field Hockey

Men's Cross Country
9/1 – Men's Cross Country Cruises at Keene State
9/3 – Roy Wedge Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week

Women's Cross Country
9/1 – Taylor Takes Title at Keene State

Field Hockey
8/31 – No. 20 Field Hockey Tops New England College, 7-1
9/3 – Kimberly Barker Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week

Men's Soccer
9/2 – MIT Blanks Emerson, 5-0
8/31 – MIT Men's Soccer Opens 2012 Season with a Win

Women's Soccer
9/1 – Fleischmann Earns Two Assists in 3-1 Win Over Simmons
8/31 – MIT Falls In Women's Soccer Season Opener, 1-0

Women's Volleyball
9/1 – Women's Volleyball Captures Regis Pride Invitational Title
8/31 – MIT Falls In Women's Soccer Season Opener, 1-0

Water Polo
9/1 – Freshmen Lead Engineers in First Half of Labor Day Invite
9/3 – MIT Water Polo Falls to Brown and Chicago

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