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Sports Shorts for May 11, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Four teams compete in NCAA tournaments; Crew teams shine at Dad Vail Regatta.
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Women's Lightweight Varsity Eight won the Dad Vail Regatta.
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Women's Lightweight Varsity Eight won the Dad Vail Regatta.
Women's Tennis advanced to the NCAA Elite 8.
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Women's Tennis advanced to the NCAA Elite 8.

Overall and Conference Records (as of May 11, 2015)
Baseball: 25-12 (13-4 NEWMAC)
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: 12-5 (5-2 NEWMAC)
Women’s Lacrosse: 17-3 (7-1 NEWMAC)
Rifle: 17-8
Men’s Soccer: 8-7-3 (3-4 NEWMAC)
Women’s Soccer: 15-5-2 (9-0-1 NEWMAC)
Softball: 29-10 (16-2 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: 16-5 (5-1 NEWMAC)
Women’s Tennis: 18-5 (8-0 NEWMAC)
Men’s Volleyball: 18-11 (2-6 UVC)
Women’s Volleyball: 28-6 (9-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 15-17 (4-8 CWPA)

Current National Rankings
#4 – Women’s Outdoor Track and Field
#5 – Men’s Lightweight Crew
#8 – Women’s Lightweight Crew
#13 – Women’s Sailing
#13 – Women’s Tennis
#19 – Coed Sailing

Baseball
5/7 - MIT wraps up regular season with 8-1 win at St. Joseph’s
5/7 - Three Engineers named to Capital One Academic All-District Baseball Team
5/6 - Filiere named NEWMAC Player and Rookie of the Year
5/5 - MIT falls at Endicott, 6-2

Men’s Heavyweight Crew
5/9 - Men’s Heavyweight Crew races at Dad Vail Regatta

Men’s Lightweight Crew
5/9 - Men’s Lightweight Crew shines at Dad Vail Regatta

Women’s Lightweight Crew
5/9 - Women’s Lightweight Crew picks up two medals at Dad Vail Regatta

Men’s Lacrosse
5/7 - John Kramer receives NEILA academic honors
5/5 - Men’s Lacrosse earns six NEWMAC All-Conference awards

Women’s Lacrosse
5/10 - MIT's historic season ends with 19-9 loss to Middlebury in NCAA tournament
5/9 - Engineers cruise to 19-5 victory over Regis in NCAA first round
5/5 - MIT Women’s Lacrosse racks up NEWMAC All-Conference honors

Sailing
5/4 - Coed Sailing closes out season at New England Dinghy Championship

Softball
5/10 - MIT Softball falls to Tufts in NCAA regional championship, 3-2 (9 inn.)
5/9 - MIT Softball advances to NCAA regional final, splits with Tufts, Wellesley
5/8 - MIT Softball wins first-ever NCAA tournament game, tops Elms 8-0 (6 Inn.)
5/7 - Jensen named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
5/5 - Four Engineers earn NEWMAC all-conference honors
5/4 - MIT Earns at-large bid to NCAA Softball Tournament

Men’s Tennis
5/9 - MIT Men's Tennis falls to No. 10 Bowdoin College in NCAA Tennis Championship regional semifinal
5/8 - MIT Men's Tennis rolls past Hunter in first round of NCAA Tennis Championship
5/5 - MIT Men's opens NCAA play Friday
5/4 - Three Engineers earn NEWMAC All-Conference honors

Women’s Tennis
5/10 - MIT moves to NCAA Elite Eight with victory over Washington and Lee
5/9 - Women’s Tennis moves on in NCAA tournament with victory over Mary Washington
5/8 - Women’s Tennis rolls past Franciscan in first round of NCAA tournament
5/5 - MIT Women’s Tennis gains at-large NCAA bid, opens play Friday  

Men’s Track and Field
5/9 - MIT Finishes eighth at NEICAAA Championship

Women’s Track and Field
5/9 - No. 4 MIT finishes second at NEICAAA Championship
5/5 - MIT's Cimran Virdi tabbed USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week

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