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Sports Shorts for Jan. 7: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s basketball opens conference play with victory; Faculty Athletics Rep. Hank Smith honored by NFF

Overall and Conference Records (As of Jan. 7)
Men's Basketball: 10-2 (1-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Basketball: 6-5 (2-3 NEWMAC)
Field Hockey: 17-3 (7-1 NEWMAC)
Football: 5-4 (4-3 NEFC)
Rifle: 7-2
Men's Fencing: 5-5
Women's Fencing: 6-6
Men's Soccer: 13-5-2 (2-3-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 14-4-3 (8-1 NEWMAC)
Squash: 3-9
Men's Swimming and Diving: 3-0
Women's Swimming and Diving: 4-0
Women's Tennis: 10-1 (7-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 30-6 (7-2 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 11-14 (2-4 CWPA)

National Rankings
#1 – Women's Cross Country
#1 – Men's Swimming and Diving
#5 – Women's Swimming and Diving
#5 – Water Polo
#9 – Women's Sailing
#11 – Co-ed Sailing
#15 – Women's Soccer
#18 – Field Hockey
#21 – Women's Tennis
ARV – Men's Basketball
ARV – Men's Cross Country

Men's Basketball
1/5 – MIT Opens NEWMAC Play with Solid Victory at Wheaton
12/31 – MIT Holds Off La Verne, 77-74
12/17 – Redfield Named NEWMAC Player of the Week

Women's Basketball
1/5 – Late Rally Powers Clark Past MIT, 49-45
1/2 – Women's Basketball Grinds Out 55-43 Win over Johnson & Wales
12/29 – Balanced Performance Propels MIT to 54-35 Win over Gordon

Football
12/21 – Peterson, Polgarian Honored by Greater Boston Gridiron Club
12/20 – MIT Faculty Athletics Representative, Hank Smith, Honored by National Football Foundation

Men's Soccer
12/18 – Hammond Named NSCAA Regional Scholar Honorable Mention

Women's Soccer
12/19 – Women's Soccer Places Three on NEWISA All-New England Teams
12/18 – Three Engineers Receive NSCAA Regional Scholar Honors

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