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

Field hockey reaches highest national ranking ever; women's tennis sweeps weekly NEWMAC awards

Overall and Conference Records (As of Oct. 7)
Field Hockey: 9-1 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Football: 2-2 (0-2 NEFC)
Rifle: 1-0
Men's Soccer: 5-3-1 (2-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 6-2-2 (2-1 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 7-0 (7-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 14-6 (4-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 6-9 (6-5 CWPA North)

National Rankings
#4 – Women's Cross Country
#5 – Men's Cross Country
#7 – Water Polo
#11 – Women's Sailing
#15 – Field Hockey
#15 – Co-ed Sailing
#20 – Women's Soccer

Men's Cross Country
9/30 – Roy Wedge Named NEWMAC Runner of the Week

Women's Cross Country
9/30 – Cross Country's Elaine McVay Receives NEWMAC Accolades

Football
10/5 – Curry Holds Off MIT, 26-21

Field Hockey
10/6 – No. 15 Field Hockey Falls to No. 6 Middlebury, 5-0
10/1 – Field Hockey Receives Program's Highest NFHCA National Ranking

Rifle
10/5 – MIT Rifle Opens Season With Victory over Wentworth

Sailing
10/2 – Under the Sea
9/30 – No. 11 Women's Sailing Finishes Sixth at Regis Bowl

Men's Soccer
10/5 – Men's Soccer Ties Coast Guard in Double Overtime, 2-2
9/30 – Austin Freel Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week

Women's Soccer
10/5 – Back-to-Back Goals in First 9 Minutes Leads Women's Soccer to 2-0 win over Mount Holyoke

Swimming and Diving
10/1 – Brown Selected as Associate Head Coach of Swimming and Diving at MIT

Men's Tennis
10/5 – MIT Men's Tennis Falls to Amherst at Final Match of Fall Season
10/4 – MIT Men's Tennis Defeats RPI at Home Opener by a Score of 5-4

Women's Tennis
10/5 – MIT Powers Past Wheaton, 8-1
10/1 – Women's Tennis Blanks Clark, 9-0
9/30 – MIT Women's Tennis Sweeps Weekly NEWMAC Awards

Women's Volleyball
10/5 – Engineers Split Volleyball Tri-Match with Simmons and Bowdoin
10/1 – IT Battles Clark for 3-0 Volleyball Win
9/30 – Berger Collects NEWMAC Accolades

Water Polo
10/5 – MIT Water Polo Defeats Brown and Conn. College on the Road

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