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Sports Shorts for Oct. 27, 2014: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Rifle tops Coast Guard; Women’s Soccer goes 2-0.
Senior Michelle Battipaglia helped the Engineers score wins against Babson College and Salem State.
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Senior Michelle Battipaglia helped the Engineers score wins against Babson College and Salem State.
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Photo: DSPics.com
Kelly Mathesius '17 competed against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
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Kelly Mathesius '17 competed against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
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Photo: DSPics.com

Overall and Conference Records (as of October 27, 2014):
Field Hockey: 10-3 (5-2 NEWMAC)
Football: 6-0 (4-0 NEFC)
Rifle: 7-4
Men’s Soccer: 6-5-4 (2-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 12-3-2 (7-0-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 10-1 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Volleyball: 24-4 (7-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 12-11 (4-4 CWPA)

National Rankings
#4 – Women’s Cross Country
#4 – Water Polo
#11 – Men’s Cross Country
#13 – Women’s Sailing
#15 – Coed Sailing
#23 – Women’s Soccer
RV – Women’s Volleyball

Men’s Heavyweight Crew
10/26 - Engineers battle at Princeton Chase  

Women’s Openweight Crew
10/26 - Openweight Crew makes trek to Princeton Chase  

Men’s Cross Country
10/22 - Spencer Wenck named ECAC Runner of the Week   
10/20 - Spencer Wenck named NEWMAC Runner of the Week  

Women’s Cross Country
10/20 - Sarah Quinn named NEWMAC Runner of the Week

Field Hockey
10/25 - No. 17 Mount Holyoke outlasts Engineers, 3-2, in overtime
10/21 - No. 10 Wellesley overpowers MIT, 4-0

Football
10/26 - Pair of Engineers earn NEFC weekly honors 
10/25 - Blocked extra point preserves thrilling, 35-34, win for MIT  

Rifle
10/25 - Rifle edges past Coast Guard  

Sailing
10/23 - No. 15 MIT Sailing competes in midweek Firefly   
10/19 - No. 12 MIT Coed Sailing finishes first, eight and ninth at Firefly/FJ Invite, finishes strong at Captain Hurst Bowl and Yale Women's Intersectional  

Men’s Soccer
10/25 - Springfield tops MIT, 1-0
10/21 - MIT defeats Framingham State, 2-1, in non-conference action  
10/21 - Joshua Wilson named Disney Soccer/NSCAA Player of the Week  

Women’s Soccer
10/25 - Strong second half leads Engineers past Babson, 3-0
10/21 - No. 23 MIT tops Salem State in non-conference play, 3-0

Men’s Swimming
10/25 - Men's Swimming and Diving opens season at Batterman Relays   

Women’s Swimming
10/25 - Women's Swimming and Diving opens season at Batterman Relays   

Women’s Tennis
10/26 - Women’s Tennis falls in NEWMAC final 
10/25 - MIT advances to NEWMAC championship with 5-0 win over Mount Holyoke  

Women’s Volleyball
10/21 - MIT Volleyball defeats Babson in four; Dill reaches 500 wins   

Water Polo
10/25 - No. 4 MIT Water Polo splits CWPA Northern Division contests 
10/24 - Ory Tasman named CWPA Northern Div. Player of the Week  

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