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Sports Shorts for March 9, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Rifle claims air rifle title at MAC Championships; Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse kick off seasons with multiple wins.
Junior Sarah Wright and sophomore Jia Yi Goh
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Junior Sarah Wright and sophomore Jia Yi Goh
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Junior Eric Bartell
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Junior Eric Bartell
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Junior Isabella DiDio
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Junior Isabella DiDio
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Overall and Conference Records (as of March 9, 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)
Men’s Lacrosse: 2-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Lacrosse: 2-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
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: 5-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 10-1 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 13-6 (2-3 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
#13 – Men’s Volleyball
#16 – Men’s Indoor Track and Field
#16 – Women’s Tennis
RV – Coed Sailing

Men’s Basketball
3/3 - Three Engineers earn All-NEWMAC honors

Women’s Basketball
3/3 - Sabrina Drammis voted to NEWMAC All-Conference First Team

Men’s Fencing
3/8 - Lin and Tzer Chuyan lead Men’s Fencing at NCAA Northeast Regional

Women’s Fencing
3/8 - MIT Women’s Fencing competes at NCAA Northeast Regional Championship

Men’s Lacrosse
3/7 - Late goal lifts MIT past Skidmore, 9-8
3/4 - Strong second half leads MIT past Emmanuel, 10-5, in Men’s Lacrosse 

Women’s Lacrosse
3/7 - First-half run lifts MIT past Lasell, 12-7

3/4 - Women’s Lacrosse opens 2015 with victory over Keene State

Rifle

3/7 - MIT Rifle hosts MAC Championships, takes air rifle title

Sailing

3/1 - MIT Sailing commences spring season with second-place performance at Frank Mendleblatt Team Race  

Men’s Tennis
3/7 - MIT Men's Tennis claims first-ever win against Queens College (N.Y.), 5-4

3/6 - Oh leads MIT Men's Tennis past Vassar, 6-3

3/4 - MIT Men's Tennis rolls past Colby-Sawyer, 8-1  

Men’s Track and Field
3/7 - Albritten establishes new freshman record, No. 16 MIT competes at IC4A Championship, Tufts Last Chance

3/2 - MIT Outdoor Track & Field picked to repeat as NEWMAC champions 

Women’s Track and Field
3/7 - Johnson establishes a new program record, No. 1 MIT competes at Tufts Last Chance meet

3/2 - MIT Outdoor Track & Field tabbed first in NEWMAC preseason poll 

Men’s Volleyball
3/7 - #2 Stevens tops #11 Elmira and #13 MIT in UVC men's volleyball tri-match

3/3 - No. 6 Springfield battles No. 13 MIT Men’s Volleyball for a 3-1 victory 

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