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Sports Shorts for Feb. 23, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving claim NEWMAC championships; Women’s Fencing captures New England championship title
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Women's Swimming and Diving captured the NEWMAC championship for the fifth-straight season.
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Women's Swimming and Diving captured the NEWMAC championship for the fifth-straight season.
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The Engineers claimed their seventh-straight NEWMAC conference crown.
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The Engineers claimed their seventh-straight NEWMAC conference crown.
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Sophomore Cordelia Avery and head coach Jarek Koniusz celebrate the team title at the New England Championship held on Saturday at Vassar College.
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Sophomore Cordelia Avery and head coach Jarek Koniusz celebrate the team title at the New England Championship held on Saturday at Vassar College.
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Overall and Conference Records (as of February 23, 2015)
Men’s Basketball: 17-7 (10-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 11-14 (7-9 NEWMAC)
Men’s Fencing: 12-12 (8-2 NFC)
Women’s Fencing: 18-9 (9-3 NFC)
Field Hockey: 12-5 (5-3 NEWMAC)
Football: 10-1 (7-0 NEFC)
Rifle: 17-8
Men’s Soccer: 8-7-3 (3-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 15-5-2 (9-0-1 NEWMAC)
Squash: 9-8
Men’s Swimming and Diving: 6-1 (3-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Swimming and Diving: 7-1 (4-0 NEWMAC)

Men’s Tennis: 1-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 10-1 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 10-2 (2-1 UVC)
Women’s Volleyball: 28-6 (9-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 15-17 (4-8 CWPA)

Current National Rankings
#1 – Women’s Indoor Track and Field
#4 – Men’s Swimming and Diving
#6 – Women’s Swimming and Diving
#8 – Men’s Indoor Track and Field
#11 – Men’s Volleyball

Men’s Basketball
2/21 - MIT comes up short at Babson, 62-51

2/18 - Late run lifts MIT past Emerson, 68-59

Women’s Basketball
2/21 - Drammis records 1,000th point as Coast Guard rallies to defeat MIT, 58-55

2/18 - Women’s Basketball grinds out 53-31 victory over Wellesley on Senior Day

Men’s Fencing
2/22 - Izadmehr wins sabre crown, Men's Fencing finishes fourth at New England Championship

Women’s Fencing
2/22 - Women’s Fencing captures New England Championship, Avery clinches sabre title

Women’s Lacrosse
2/17 - Accident claims the life of former MIT Women’s Lacrosse coach Vanessa Cox

Rifle
2/21 - Rifle takes down Coast Guard at NCAA qualifier

Squash
2/22 - Univ. of Virginia upends MIT Squash on final day of CSA Team National Championships

2/21 - MIT Squash downs Univ. of Chicago in CSA Team National Championships

2/20 - MIT falls to Tufts on first day of CSA National Team Championships

Men’s Swimming and Diving
2/22 - No. 4 MIT captures seventh-straight NEWMAC Championship

2/21 - No. 4 MIT 100-yard backstroke shines on day three of NEWMAC Championship

2/20 - No. 4 MIT Men's Swimming and Diving competes in second day of NEWMAC Championship

2/19 ­- No. 4 MIT competes in first day of NEWMAC Championships

Women’s Swimming and Diving
2/22 - No. 6 MIT captures fifth-straight NEWMAC Championship

2/21 - No. 6 MIT's Joanna Han breaks 400-yard IM school record on third day of NEWMAC Championship

2/20 - No. 6 MIT Women's Swimming and Diving competes in second day of NEWMAC Championship

2/19 - No. 6 MIT competes in first day of NEWMAC Championships

Men’s Tennis
2/23 - MIT tops Bentley, 7-2

Men’s Track and Field
2/21 - No. 8 MIT wins third consecutive New England Div. III Championship

2/20 - Gray takes on heptathlon at N.E. Div. III Championship

Women’s Track and Field
2/21 - No. 1 MIT claims second New England Div. III crown

2/20 - Strouf competes in the pentathlon at N.E. Div. III Championship 

Men’s Volleyball
2/18 - No. 11 MIT sweeps Mount Ida in Men's Volleyball

2/17 - Engineers defeat Southern Vermont, 3-1

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