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Sports Shorts for Oct. 20, 2014: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Crew opens season at Head of the Charles; Water Polo captures CWPA Division III championship.
MIT's crew teams opened their season at the Head of the Charles regatta.
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MIT's crew teams opened their season at the Head of the Charles regatta.
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Kale Rogers '16 helped the Engineers capture the 2014 Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III Championship.
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Kale Rogers '16 helped the Engineers capture the 2014 Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III Championship.
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Photo: DSPics.com

Overall and Conference Records (as of October 20, 2014):
Field Hockey: 10-1 (5-0 NEWMAC)
Football: 5-0 (3-0 NEFC)
Men’s Soccer: 5-4-4 (2-3 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 10-3-2 (6-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 9-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Volleyball: 22-2 (6-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 11-10 (3-4 CWPA)

National Rankings
#4 – Women’s Cross Country
#5 – Water Polo
#10 – Women’s Sailing
#12t – Coed Sailing
#14t – Men’s Cross Country
RV – Women’s Volleyball
RV – Women’s Soccer

Men’s Lightweight Crew
10/19 - Men’s Lightweight Crew has solid showing at Head of the Charles

Men’s Heavyweight Crew
10/19 - Men’s Heavyweight Crew opens 2014-15 campaign at Head of the Charles

Women’s Lightweight Crew
10/19 - Head of the Charles opens season for Women’s Lightweight Crew

Women’s Openweight Crew
10/19 - Women’s Openweight Crew begins season at Head of the Charles

Men’s Cross Country
10/18 - No. 14 Men's Cross Country places seventh at the AAE Invitational   

Women’s Cross Country
10/18 - No. 4 Women's Cross Country places fourth at the AAE Invitational

Field Hockey
10/18 - MIT comes from behind to defeat Smith, 2-1
10/14 - Field Hockey's Emily Penn named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week   

Football
10/19 - Esparrago earns NEFC Player of the Week honors
10/18 - MIT rolls past Nichols, 52-20   

Rifle
10/18 - Rifle makes home debut with wins over John Jay and Wentworth
10/13 - Rifle opens season against Army and Memphis

Sailing
10/12 - MIT Sailing places second at Barnett Trophy  

Men’s Soccer
10/18 - Men's Soccer rolls past Clark, 7-0  

Women’s Soccer
10/18 - Engineers blank Smith, 2-0, in Women's Soccer
10/14 - Second-half surge lifts MIT past Wellesley, 3-0   

Men’s Swimming
10/17 - Men's Swimming & Diving picked to repeat as NEWMAC champs in preseason poll   

Women’s Swimming
10/17 - Women's Swimming & Diving picked to repeat as NEWMAC champs in preseason poll  

Women’s Tennis
10/19 - Women’s Tennis competes at NEWITT Tournament
10/14 - Tam/Kohrs named NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week

Women’s Volleyball
10/18 - Tech captures MIT Quad Tournament title          
10/14 - Astrachan tabbed for NEWMAC Women's Volleyball honors  

Water Polo
10/19 - No. 5 MIT captures CWPA Div. III Championship
10/17 - Ory Tasman named CWPA Northern Div. Player of the Week
10/15 - Late fourth-quarter goal lifts No. 19 Harvard past MIT, 12-10    

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