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Sports Shorts for Oct. 30: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s and women’s cross country, women’s tennis all capture NEWMAC Conference championships; football clinches first winning record since 1999.

Overall and Conference Records (As of Oct. 29)
Field Hockey: 15-2 (7-1 NEWMAC)
Football: 5-3 (4-2 NEFC)
Rifle: 1-1
Men's Soccer: 11-4-1 (2-3-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 13-3-1 (8-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 10-1 (7-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 27-5 (7-2 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 9-10 (2-4 CWPA)

National Rankings
#1 – Women's Cross Country
#5 – Water Polo
#9 – Co-ed Sailing
ARV – Men's Cross Country

Men's Basketball
10/18 – MIT Men's Basketball Gets No. 1 Ranking In Preseason Poll

Men's Crew
10/28 – Men's Heavyweight Crew Continues Season at Princeton Chase
10/28 – Men's Lightweight Crew Finishes Strongly at Princeton Chase

Women's Crew
10/28 – Women's Openweight Crew Completes Princeton Chase

Men's Cross Country
10/27 – MIT Men's Cross Country Captures 15th Consecutive NEWMAC Title

Women's Cross Country
10/28 – Women's Cross Country Captures 6th Consecutive NEWMAC Title

Field Hockey
10/27 – MIT Overpowers Smith, 10-1, on Senior Recognition Day
10/25 – Barker Breaks Record as MIT Blanks UNE, 6-0

10/27 – MIT Holds Off Nichols, 34-27, Clinches Winning Season
10/24 – Peterson Named National Scholar-Athlete by National Football Foundation

10/24 – MIT Sailing Moves Up in National Rankings
10/25 – Engineers Receive Trio of ICSA All-Academic Team Honors
10/24 – Crain and Drapcho Collect NEISA Honors
10/22 – Sailing Captures Hoyt Trophy

Men's Soccer
10/27 – Men's Soccer in 5th Place Going into NEWMACs After Win Against Clark, 3-0
10/22 – Engineers Shut Out the Blazers, 8-0

Women's Soccer
10/27 – Soccer Wins Regular Season Title After Defeating Smith, 1-0

Men's Swimming and Diving
10/27 – Men's Swimming and Diving Kicks Off Season at Batterman Relays

Women's Swimming and Diving
10/27 – Strong Start to the 2012-13 Season for Women's Swimming and Diving Team

Women's Tennis
10/28 – Women's Tennis Claims NEWMAC Championship
10/27 – Women's Tennis Advances to NEWMAC Final With Win Over Wheaton
10/22 – Quisenberry Named NEWMAC Player of the Week

Women's Volleyball
10/27 – Engineers Sweep Mount Holyoke
10/23 – Women's Volleyball Falls to Wellesley in Five-Set Thriller
10/22 – MIT Posts 2-1 Ledger at Hall of Fame Tournament

Water Polo
10/27 – Water Polo Sinks Connecticut College, 13-9
10/26 – MIT Water Polo Downed by Brown, 12-9

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