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Sports Shorts for May 25, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Virdi captures national NCAA pole vault title; Honors roll in for spring sports.
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Junior Cimran Virdi
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Overall and Conference Records (as of May 25, 2015)
Baseball: 29-14 (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: 18-6 (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
#5 – 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
 

General News
5/21 - MIT student-athletes participate in POTS 5K 

Baseball
5/22 - Filiere, Tew earn All-America recognition
5/21 - Filiere selected as National Rookie of the Year, three Engineers earn All-Region honors

Women’s Openweight Crew
5/22 - Three Engineers named Academic All-Patriot League
5/21 - Hartzell named to All-Patriot League Rowing Team

Women’s Tennis
5/18 - Women’s Tennis awarded team sportsmanship award
5/18 - MIT falls to Amherst in NCAA Elite 8 matchup

Men’s Track and Field
5/23 - Okeke, Motley represent MIT on final day of NCAA Championship
5/22 - Two Engineers named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
5/22 - MIT's Cooper earns All-America honors in hammer throw
5/21 - Deyo, Cooper compete on day no. 1 of NCAA championship
5/20 - D. Carrington Motley earns NCAA Elite 89 Award for Men's Track and Field

Women’s Track and Field
5/23 - Gong earns two All-America honors on final day of NCAA championship
5/22 - Wheeler, Vahey compete in hammer throw on day no. 2 of NCAA championship
5/22 - Three Engineers named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
5/21 - Virdi wins first-ever outdoor pole vault crown, No. 5 MIT competes at NCAA championship
5/19 - Gong, Virdi tabbed USTFCCA NCAA Div. III New England Track and Field Athletes of the Year

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