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Sports Shorts for March 16, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Gong and Virdi claim NCAA titles; Women’s Lacrosse picks up three wins.
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Sophomore Maryann Gong on her way to earning a Division III national championship in the 3,000 meters.
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Sophomore Maryann Gong on her way to earning a Division III national championship in the 3,000 meters.
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Photo: Patrick Barragan
Junior Cimran Virdi clears the vault to pick up her second-straight Division III national pole vault championship.
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Junior Cimran Virdi clears the vault to pick up her second-straight Division III national pole vault championship.
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Photo: Patrick Barragan

Overall and Conference Records (as of March 16, 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: 3-0 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Lacrosse: 5-0 (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: 6-1 (0-0 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 11-1 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 14-9 (2-4 UVC)
Women’s Volleyball: 28-6 (9-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 15-17 (4-8 CWPA)

Current National Rankings
#4 – Women’s Indoor Track and Field
#4 – Men’s Swimming and Diving
#6 – Women’s Swimming and Diving
#13 – Men’s Volleyball
#15 – Men’s Indoor Track and Field
#16 – Women’s Tennis
RV – Coed Sailing
 

Men’s Fencing
3/10 - MIT to send two fencers to NCAA Championship  

Men’s Lacrosse
3/14 - Fourth-quarter run propels Men's Lacrosse past UNE, 12-10

Women’s Lacrosse
3/14 - Young’s eight goals leads MIT past Southern Maine

3/11 - Big first half propels Engineers to 18-7 victory over Eastern Connecticut

3/10 - DiDio, Schott lead MIT past Simmons, 22-4

Men’s Tennis
3/14 - No. 16 Bates epends MIT, 6-3

3/12 - MIT Men's Tennis rolls past University of Southern Maine, 8-1

3/9 - Trio of Engineers earn NEWMAC weekly awards

Women’s Tennis
3/13 - MIT Women’s Tennis begins spring season with victory over Brandeis

Men’s Track and Field
3/14 - MIT concludes NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship with strong team effort

3/13 - Godwin highlights opening day of NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championship for No. 15 MIT

Women’s Track and Field
3/14 - Gong, Virdi earn individual national titles at NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships

3/14 - Gong claims 3000m individual national title on final day of NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

3/13 - Virdi highlights the first day of the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championships

Men’s Volleyball
3/14 - Men's Volleyball falls to Vassar and Lasell in five sets

3/12 - Engineers sweep Elms, 3-0

3/10 - No. 12 Dominican rallies to defeat No. 13 MIT in five sets

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