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Sports Shorts for Nov. 23, 2015: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Women’s Cross Country takes 3rd at NCAA Championships; Gebhard named All-American
The MIT women’s cross country team captured third place at the NCAA Division III National Championships on Saturday. It was the second straight top-three finish for the Engineers at Nationals.
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The MIT women’s cross country team captured third place at the NCAA Division III National Championships on Saturday. It was the second straight top-three finish for the Engineers at Nationals.

Overall and Conference Records (as of Nov. 23, 2015)

Men’s Basketball: 2-1

Women’s Basketball: 1-2

Men’s Fencing: 3-2

Women’s Fencing: 5-1

Field Hockey: 9-6 (5-3 NEWMAC)

Football: 2-8 (2-5 NEFC)

Rifle: 13-2

Men’s Soccer: 18-3-1 (7-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Soccer: 11-6-3 (8-2 NEWMAC)

Men’s Swimming & Diving: 3-0 (2-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Swimming & Diving: 3-1 (2-0 NEWMAC)

Squash: 7-4

Women’s Tennis: 10-0 (8-0 NEWMAC)

Women’s Volleyball: 30-4 (9-1 NEWMAC)

Water Polo: 14-15

National Rankings

#3 – Women’s Cross Country

#8- Men’s Cross Country

#8 – Water Polo

#9- Women’s Tennis

#10- Coed Sailing

#17- Men’s Soccer

#23- Women’s Volleyball

Men’s Basketball

11/21- Eastern Nazarene Edges Past MIT, 61-51

11/19- MIT Pulls Away in Second Half to Score a 74-59 Win Over Gordon

11/17- MIT Takes Season Opener From Bridgewater State, 64-47

Women’s Basketball

11/22- Heidelberg Rallies to Defeat Engineers, 75-66

11/21- #5/7 NYU Holds off Women’s Basketball, 73-70

11/17- Women’s Basketball Defeats Johnson State, 73-42, in Season Opener

Men’s Cross Country

11/21- Men’s Cross Country Takes 19th at NCAA Championships

11/14- Men’s Cross Country Earns Spot at NCAA Championship with Fifth Place Finish at Division III New England Regionals

Women’s Cross Country

11/21- Women’s Cross Country Finishes Third at NCAA Championships

Men’s Fencing

11/21- Men’s Fencing Picks up Three Wins at NFC Competition

Women’s Fencing

11/21- Women’s Fencing Goes 5-1 at NFC Opener

Football

11/19- Guo, Varady Featured in Business Insider as Two of MIT’s Most Impressive Students

11/16- Ojeda Named NEFC Offensive Rookie of the Year, Six Engineers Named All-Conference

Sailing

11/15- Sailing Closes Fall Season at Atlantic Coast Championship

Squash

11/20- No. 28 Squash Wins Two of Three Against Nationally Ranked Opponents Over Weekend

11/14- Navy Round Robin Highlighted by 5-4 Win over Bucknell University

Men’s Soccer

11/21- Historic Run Ends for Men’s Soccer With 2-0 Loss to SUNY Oneonta

11/20 – Freel, Schuman, Stuntz Tabbed as Academic All-Americans

Men’s Swimming & Diving

11/21- Men’s Swimming and Diving Bests Bowdoin and WPI

Women’s Swimming & Diving

11/21- Women’s Swimming and Diving Sweeps WPI and Bowdoin

Water Polo

11/22- Water Polo Closes Season Seventh at CWPA Championship With First Ever Win Against Navy, 12-8

11/21- Water Polo Stopped by St. Francis, 11-6 in Game 11 of CWPA Championship

11/20- MIT Falls to Top Seeded Brown in Game 4 of CWPA Championship

11/20- Water Polo Takes 11-8 Decision Over Fordham in First Round of CWPA Championship

11/19- Rogers, Tasman Named to CWPA All-Conference Teams

Women’s Volleyball

11/17 – Gebhard Named AVCA All-American, Dill Voted NEWVA Coach of the Year

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