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Sports Shorts for Dec. 1, 2014: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s Basketball wins two in overtime; historic football season comes to a close.
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With help from Dennis Levene '15, the Engineers have started strong with a 4-0 record.
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With help from Dennis Levene '15, the Engineers have started strong with a 4-0 record.
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Overall and Conference Records (as of December 1, 2014)
Men’s Basketball: 4-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 3-2 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Fencing: 4-1 (4-1 NFC)
Women’s Fencing: 5-1 (5-1 NFC)
Field Hockey: 12-5 (5-3 NEWMAC)
Football: 10-1 (7-0 NEFC)
Rifle: 10-4
Men’s Soccer: 8-7-3 (3-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 15-5-2 (9-0-1 NEWMAC)
Squash: 3-3
Men’s Swimming: 3-0 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Swimming: 4-0 (3-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 10-1 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Volleyball: 28-6 (9-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 15-17 (4-8 CWPA)

National Rankings
#2 – Women’s Cross Country
#4 – Water Polo
#6 – Men’s Swimming and Diving
#8 – Men’s Cross Country
#11 – Women’s Swimming and Diving
#16 – Men’s Basketball
#24 – Women’s Soccer
#24 – Football

Men’s Basketball
11/29 - MIT comes from behind to take 63-58 overtime win over Fitchburg State
11/25 - MIT edges Tufts in OT, 71-64
11/24 - MIT takes home opener, 77-57, over Newbury 

Women’s Basketball
11/29 - Second-half run powers MIT to 66-49 win over Simmons

Football
11/29 - Football ousted from NCAA playoffs by Wesley College
11/24 - Tobin, Wallace receive All-Region recognition

Women’s Soccer
11/25 - Three Engineers selected to play in NEWISA Senior Bowl

Men’s Swimming and Diving
11/24 - Four members of MIT Men's Swimming and Diving collect NEWMAC weekly accolades

Women’s Swimming and Diving
11/24 - Four members of MIT Women's Swimming and Diving collect NEWMAC weekly accolades  

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