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Sports Shorts for Oct. 21: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Cross country teams sweep NEWMAC awards; volleyball captures MIT Quad Tournament title

Overall and Conference Records (As of Oct. 21)
Field Hockey: 12-2 (5-0 NEWMAC)
Football: 3-2 (1-2 NEFC)
Rifle: 4-4
Men's Soccer: 9-3-1 (4-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 9-2-3 (5-1-1 NEWMAC)
Men's Tennis: 1-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 9-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 18-7 (5-2 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 9-11 (6-6 CWPA North)

National Rankings
#4 – Women's Cross Country
#7 – Water Polo
#12 – Women's Sailing
#15 – Men's Cross Country
#17 – Co-ed Sailing
#18 – Field Hockey
#19 – Women's Soccer

Men's Heavyweight Crew
10/20 – MIT Heavyweight Crew Fares Well at Head of the Charles

Men's Lightweight Crew
10/20 – Men's Lightweight Crew Competes at Head of the Charles

Women's Lightweight Crew
10/20 – Women's Lightweight Crew Opens Season at Head of the Charles

Women's Openweight Crew
10/20 – Women's Openweight Crew Opens Season at Head of the Charles

Men's Cross Country
10/15– Wedge Receives Runner of the Week Accolades for Second Time in Two Weeks

Women's Cross Country
10/15 – Elaine McVay Named NEWMAC and ECAC Runner of the Week

Field Hockey
10/19 – Rigby Nets Two Goals in MIT's 3-1 Win over Smith
10/16 – MIT Falls to University of New England, 3-0
10/15 – Coffrin Collects NEWMAC Field Hockey Honors

10/20 – Cheyne Named Special Teams Player of the Week by the NEFC
10/18 – MIT Rolls Past Nichols, 48-0

10/19 – Rifle Defeats John Jay and Wentworth, Falls to Rose Hulman
10/18 – Rose Hulman Edges Past MIT

Men's Soccer
10/19 – Bingham's Two Goals Lift Men's Soccer over Clark
10/16 – Strong Defense and Impressive Goaltending Lead MIT to 1-0 Victory over Tufts
10/15 – Sean Bingham Named NEWMAC Player of the Week

Women's Soccer
10/19 – Women's Soccer Engineers 3-1 Win over Smith
10/15 – Krishnamachar Receives NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week Nod
10/15 – #19 Women's Soccer Ties Wellesley College, 0-0

Women's Tennis
10/20 – Women's Tennis Has Solid Showing at NEWITT

Women's Volleyball
10/19 – Engineers Crowned MIT Quad Tournament Champions

Water Polo
10/20– Water Polo Defeats Conn. College but Falls to Hopkins in Championship Final
10/19 – Water Polo Finishes Day 1 of Eastern Championships with Record of 2-0
10/16 – Water Polo Suffers 10-7 Loss to Harvard

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