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Sports Shorts for Feb. 8, 2016: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Gong clocks NCAA-best time for third time in as many weeks; Men’s Basketball goes undefeated for the week.
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Junior Martin Krasuski totaled 26 kills over a pair of weekend matches for the MIT men's volleyball team.
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Overall and Conference Records (as of February 8, 2016)

Men’s Basketball: 16-4 (8-2 NEWMAC)

Women’s Basketball: 15-6 (10-3 NEWMAC)

Men’s Fencing: 10-11 (5-5 NEFC)

Women’s Fencing: 17-6 (10-2 NEFC)

Rifle: 23-3

Squash: 17-6

Men’s Swimming and Diving: 7-0

Women’s Swimming and Diving: 6-3

Men’s Volleyball: 9-3  (1-0 UVC)

National Rankings

#1- Women’s Track and Field

#4 – Men’s Swimming and Diving

#10 – Women’s Swimming and Diving

#13- Men’s Volleyball

#18- Men’s Track and Field

#25 – Squash

Men’s Basketball

2/6 – MIT Comes From Behind to Defeat Coast Guard in Overtime, 74-67

2/3- MIT Takes Down Springfield, 53-43

2/2- Men’s Basketball Alumni Reunion 2016

2/1- Jomard Named NEWMAC Player of the Week

Women’s Basketball

2/6 – Women’s Basketball Rallies to Defeat Smith, 48-45, on Senior Day

2/3 – Engineers Defeat Wellesley, 52-38, to Sweep Season Series

Rifle

2/7- MIT Rifle Takes Three of Four Team Wins at Beanpot

Men’s Swimming and Diving

2/1-Men’s Swimming and Diving Wins NEWMAC Swimmer and Relay Team of the Week Awards

Women’s Swimming and Diving

2/1- Women’s 200 Free Relay Tabbed NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week

Men’s Track and Field

2/6- No. 18 Men’s Track and Field Dominates Tufts Cupid Challenge

Women’s Track and Field

2/6- Gong Sets National Standard For Third Straight Week at Tufts Cupid Challenge

2/2- Gong Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week

Men’s Volleyball

2/6- Men’s Volleyball Falls to Rivier in Five Sets, Sweeps Sage

2/4- MIT Sweeps Daniel Webster, 3-0

2/2- Engineers Blank Newbury, 3-0

Water Polo

1/5- Twelve Water Polo Student-Athletes Recognized by ACWPC For Academic Excellence

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