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Sports Shorts for March 18: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s volleyball wins Johnson & Wales Invitational; baseball and softball begin seasons with victories

Overall and Conference Records (As of March 18)
Baseball: 3-0 (3-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Basketball: 20-6 (10-2 NEWMAC)
Women's Basketball: 11-13 (7-11 NEWMAC)
Field Hockey: 17-3 (7-1 NEWMAC)
Football: 5-4 (4-3 NEFC)
Rifle: 14-6
Men's Fencing: 14-10
Women's Fencing: 15-12
Men's Lacrosse: 0-1
Women's Lacrosse: 2-2
Men's Soccer: 13-5-2 (2-3-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 14-4-3 (8-1 NEWMAC)
Softball: 2-0
Squash: 5-15
Men's Swimming and Diving: 7-0
Women's Swimming and Diving: 6-2
Men's Tennis: 8-0
Women's Tennis: 10-1 (7-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Volleyball: 18-11
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
#7 – Women's Swimming and Diving
#5 – Water Polo
#11 – Women's Sailing
#t13 – Co-ed Sailing
#14 – Women's Indoor Track & Field
#14 – Men's Volleyball
#15 – Women's Soccer
#18 – Field Hockey
#20 – Men's Tennis
#22 – Women's Tennis
#24 – Men's Basketball
ARV – Men's Cross Country
ARV – Men's Fencing

Baseball
3/16 – Baseball Completes Series Sweep at Clark with Doubleheader Win
3/15 – Baseball Opens with 4-1 Win at Clark

Men's Basketball
3/13 – Kates, Tashman Named to All-Region Team

Men's Fencing
3/12 – Shin, Paturu, and Rafidi to Represent MIT at NCAA Fencing Championship
3/11 – Rafidi Captures Seventh Place at NCAA Northeast Fencing Regional

Women's Fencing
3/12 – Shin, Paturu, and Rafidi to Represent MIT at NCAA Fencing Championship
3/11 – Women's Fencing Collects Pair of Top-10 Finishes at NCAA Regional

Men's Lacrosse
3/16 – UNE Edges out Men's Lacrosse, 7-6
3/13 – Fourth-Quarter Run Powers UMass Dartmouth Past MIT, 11-4

Women's Lacrosse
3/16 – Big First Half Powers Women's Lacrosse Past Maine-Farmington, 20-4
3/14 – Wright and Wacker Lead MIT in 15-8 Win over Lasell

Sailing
3/11 – No. 13 Women's Sailing Finishes 10th at Navy Intersectional

Softball
3/14 – MIT Softball Wins Season-Opening Games Against Newbury

Men's Tennis
3/15 – MIT Men's Tennis Nationally Ranked

Men's Volleyball
3/16 – MIT Captures Johnson & Wales Invitational Title
3/11 – Men's Volleyball Goes 3-1 at Endicott March Mania Invitational

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