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Sports Shorts for Oct. 26, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Women’s Tennis takes NEWMAC Championship; No. 23 Women’s Volleyball wins New England Challenge.
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The MIT women's tennis team won the NEWMAC championship for the eighth time in program history with a 5-4 win over Babson College.
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The MIT women's tennis team won the NEWMAC championship for the eighth time in program history with a 5-4 win over Babson College.

Overall and Conference Records (as of October 26, 2015)

Field Hockey: 9-4 (5-2 NEWMAC)

Football: 1-6 (1-3 NEFC)

Men’s Soccer: 13-1-1 (6-0 NEWMAC)

Rifle: 4-1

Women’s Soccer: 9-6-2 (6-2 NEWMAC)

Women’s Tennis: 10-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Volleyball: 26-2 (7-1 NEWMAC)

Water Polo: 9-10

National Rankings

#3 – Women’s Cross Country

#7 – Water Polo

#9- Women’s Tennis

#10- Men’s Cross Country

#18- Coed Sailing

#21- Men’s Soccer

#23- Women’s Volleyball

Men’s Cross Country

10/19- Gowin named NEWMAC Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week

Field Hockey
10/24- Engineers power past Mount Holyoke, 5-1

10/20- Field Hockey falls to No.10 Wellesley, 3-1

Football

10/24- Western New England rolls past MIT, 35-3

Sailing

10/22- Sailing competes in cecond Fall Midweek Firefly of the season

Men’s Soccer

10/24- No. 21 Men’s Soccer clinches fifth NEWMAC regular-season title with 3-2 victory over Springfield

10/21 – Second-half surge powers No.21 MIT past UMass Boston, 3-0

10/19- Men’s Soccer earns NEWMAC Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week Awards for third time this season

Men’s Swimming & Diving

10/24- Men’s Swimming and Diving kicks off 2015 in Charlie Batterman Relays

10/23- Men’s Swimming and Diving favorited in NEWMAC preseason poll

Men’s Water Polo

10/24- Water Polo takes second at CWPA Division III Championships

Women’s Cross Country

10/19- Gong claims second consecutive NEWMAC Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week Honors

Women’s Soccer

10/24- Women’s Soccer notches 2-1 win over Babson on Senior Day

Women’s Swimming and Diving

10/24- Women’s Swimming and Diving opens season in Charlie Batterman Relays

10/23- Women’s Swimming and Diving first in NEWMAC preseason poll

Women’s Tennis

10/25- MIT takes NEWMAC Women’s Tennis Championship

10/24- MIT moves to finals of NEWMAC Women’s Tennis Tournament

Women’s Volleyball

10/24 – No. 23 Engineers win the New England Challenge

10/20 – Babson defeats No. 23 Women’s Volleyball in straight sets

10/19- Wuthrich collects NEWMAC Volleyball Athlete of the Week accolades

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