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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.
Women's Lightweight Varsity Eight won the Dad Vail Regatta.
Women's Tennis advanced to the NCAA Elite 8.
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

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

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

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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