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Sports Shorts for Jan. 26, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Fencing excels at NFC tournament; men’s volleyball wins season opener.
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Overall and Conference Records (as of January 26, 2015)
Men’s Basketball: 12-4 (5-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 7-11 (3-6 NEWMAC)
Men’s Fencing: 8-7 (8-2 NFC)
Women’s Fencing: 13-5 (9-3 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: 6-6
Men’s Swimming and Diving: 5-1 (3-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Swimming and Diving: 6-1 (4-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 10-1 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 1-0 (0-0 UVC)
Women’s Volleyball: 28-6 (9-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 15-17 (4-8 CWPA)

Current National Rankings
#3 – Women’s Indoor Track and Field
#4 – Men’s Swimming and Diving
#6 – Women’s Swimming and Diving
#7 – Men’s Indoor Track and Field
#12 – Men’s Volleyball
RV – Men’s Basketball
RV – Men’s Fencing
RV – Women’s Fencing

Men’s Basketball
1/24 - MIT holds off Emerson, 64-55
1/21 - No. 20 Babson knocks off MIT, 61-48

Women’s Basketball
1/24 - WPI tops Engineers, 62-49
1/21 - Wheaton thwarts comeback bid, defeats MIT women’s basketball, 54-52   

Men’s Fencing
1/24 - Men’s fencing closes out NFC action with 4-1 performance

Women’s Fencing
1/24 - Women’s fencing registers 4-2 mark in NFC finale

Football
1/22 - MIT places record 50 student-athletes on NEFC All-Academic Team

Squash
1/25 - MIT squash wins first-ever match against Denison, 6-3
1/24 - MIT squash drops back-to-back matches against Hobart and Wesleyan   

Men’s Swimming and Diving
1/23 - No. 4 MIT men's swimming and diving falls to No. 7 Williams, 155-143
1/20 - Four members of MIT men's swimming and diving collect NEWMAC weekly accolades   

Women’s Swimming and Diving
1/23 - No. 6 MIT women's swimming and diving falls to No. 8 Williams College, 167-130
1/20 - Four members of MIT men's swimming and diving collect NEWMAC weekly accolades   

Men’s Track and Field
1/24 - No. 7 MIT men's indoor track and field competes in Art Farnham Invite

Women’s Track and Field
1/24 - No. 3 MIT women's indoor track and field competes in Art Farnham Invite

Men’s Volleyball
1/23 - No. 12 MIT defeats Emerson, 3-1, in season opener

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