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Sports Shorts for April 1: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Crew teams open spring season on the Charles; women’s lacrosse picks up first conference win; Kuntz sets pole vault record in California

Overall and Conference Records (as of April 1)
Baseball: 10-2 (6-0 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: 1-5
Women's Lacrosse: 3-4 (1-1 NEWMAC)
Men's Soccer: 13-5-2 (2-3-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 14-4-3 (8-1 NEWMAC)
Softball: 9-4 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Squash: 5-15
Men's Swimming and Diving: 7-0
Women's Swimming and Diving: 6-2
Men's Tennis: 11-0 (1-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 13-2 (7-0 NEWMAC)
Men's Volleyball: 19-11
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
#14 – Co-ed Sailing
#14 – Women's Indoor Track & Field
#14 – Men's Volleyball
#15 – Women's Soccer
#18 – Field Hockey
#20 – Men's Tennis
#20 – Women's Outdoor Track & Field
#21 – Women's Tennis
#24 – Men's Basketball
ARV – Men's Cross Country
ARV – Men's Fencing
ARV – Women's Sailing

Baseball
3/30 – MIT Takes 12-5 Win at Johnson & Wales
3/29 – Engineers Fall One Run Short at Endicott
3/28 – MIT Downs Amherst, 6-2
3/26 – MIT Baseball Drops First Game of the Season to Nationally Ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater
3/25 – MIT Holds Off Western Connecticut, 12-9

Men's Basketball
3/29 – D3hoops.com Names Tashman All-American

Men's Heavyweight Crew
3/30 – Men's Heavyweight Crew Opens Spring Season on Charles River

Men's Lightweight Crew
3/30 – MIT Men's Lightweight Crew Opens Spring Against Penn and Delaware

Women's Lightweight Crew
3/30 – Women's Lightweight Opens Spring Season at Beanpot

Men's Fencing
3/28 – Men's Fencing Collects NFC All-Star Accolades

Women's Fencing
3/28 – Shin and Jarin-Lipschitz Earn NFC All-Star Honors

Men's Lacrosse
3/29 – Comeback Bid Falls Short as Florida Tech Holds off Men's Lacrosse, 9-8
3/26 – MIT Falls to Tampa, 13-9

Women's Lacrosse
3/30 – MIT Overcomes First-Half Deficit to Defeat Smith, 17-11
3/27 – Second-Half Run Pushes Pacific Past MIT, 15-7
3/26 – MIT Falls to Colorado College in Spring Break Opener

Sailing
3/25 – MIT Sailing Finishes Second at Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup

Softball
3/28 – MIT Softball Defeats Coast Guard in Double Header
3/27 – Engineers Defeat Oberlin and Wis.-Stevens Point on Final Day in Florida
3/26 – Softball Wins Against Indiana Tech and No. 16 St. Thomas
3/25 – Engineers Split, Fall to Buffalo State and Defeat Grove City
3/24 – MIT Softball Drops Game Against No. 7 Luther in Florida

Men's Tennis
3/30 – Men's Tennis Opens NEWMAC Play With Win Against Wheaton
3/29 – Men's Tennis Remains Ranked 20th in the Nation

Women's Tennis
3/29 – Women's Tennis Moves Up in National Rankings
3/27 – MIT Downs Caltech to Close out California Trip, 8-1
3/26 – MIT Upended by #9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripts
3/24 – Women's Tennis Upends #18 Wisconsin-Whitewater in California

Men's Outdoor Track & Field
3/30 – Men's Outdoor Track & Field Finishes 2nd at Westmont Collegiate Classic

Women's Outdoor Track & Field
3/30 – Women's Outdoor Track & Field Opens Season in California

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