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Sports Shorts for March 2, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Awards announced; Squash wraps up season at CSA individual nationals.
Sophomore Nikhil Punwaney
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Sophomore Nikhil Punwaney
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Photo: David Silverman/DSPics.com

Overall and Conference Records (as of March 2, 2015)
Men’s Basketball: 18-8 (10-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Basketball: 11-15 (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: 2-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 10-1 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 13-3 (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
#11 – Men’s Volleyball
#14 – Men’s Indoor Track and Field

General
2/24 - NEWMAC announces winter Academic All-Conference Awards

Baseball
2/26 - Baseball tops preseason NEWMAC poll

Men’s Basketball
2/28 - Second-half run pushes No. 1 Babson past No. 4 MIT, 57-47
2/25 - MIT holds off Emerson in NEWMAC quarterfinal
2/23 - MIT hosts Emerson in NEWMAC quarterfinal on Wednesday

Women’s Basketball
2/25 - MIT falls to Coast Guard, 81-56, in NEWMAC Women’s Basketball Tournament
2/24 - Drammis named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team
2/23 - Sabrina Drammis secures spot on NEWBA honor roll

Squash
2/22 - MIT Squash caps season at CSA individual nationals

Men’s Swimming and Diving
2/26 - MIT's Austin Fathman featured in Grand Rapid Press' College Notes

Men’s Tennis
2/27 - MIT upends UMass Boston, 9-0
2/27 - MIT Men’s Tennis picked first in NEWMAC preseason poll 

Men’s Track and Field
2/28 - Lee establishes program record in 400m, No. 14 MIT competes at NEICAAA Championship
2/25 - Coach Taylor reflects on MIT's New England Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships

Women’s Track and Field
2/28 - Gong leads No. 1 MIT at NEICAAA Championship
2/25 - Coach Taylor reflects on MIT's New England Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships

Men’s Volleyball
2/28 - No. 11 Men's Volleyball sweeps Lakeland and falls to Dominican
2/27 - Engineers defeat Benedictine, 3-1
2/25 - Tech takes down Endicott in five-set thriller

Men’s Water Polo
2/25 - MIT Water Polo posts top GPA in country for second-straight year

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