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Sports Shorts for Feb. 29, 2016: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Volleyball coach Paul Dill records 300th career win; Matranga qualifies for DIII diving nationals.
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Freshman Morgan Matranga qualified to dive in both the 1-Meter and 3-Meter competitions at the NCAA Division III Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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Freshman Morgan Matranga qualified to dive in both the 1-Meter and 3-Meter competitions at the NCAA Division III Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Overall and Conference Records (as of Feb. 29, 2016)

Men’s Basketball: 20-7 (10-4 NEWMAC)

Women’s Basketball: 17-9 (11-5 NEWMAC)

Men’s Fencing: 10-14 (5-5 NEFC)

Women’s Fencing: 17-9 (10-2 NEFC)

Rifle: 25-3

Squash: 18-9

Men’s Swimming and Diving: 7-0

Women’s Swimming and Diving: 6-3

Men’s Tennis- 2-2

Women’s Tennis- 10-3 (8-0 NEWMAC)

Men’s Volleyball: 14-4 (2-1 UVC)

National Rankings

#3- Women’s Track & Field

#4 – Men’s Swimming and Diving

#8- Men’s Track & Field

#9- Women’s Tennis

#10 – Women’s Swimming and Diving

#26 – Squash

Men’s Basketball
2/28 – Babson Pulls Away From MIT, 81-69 to Claim NEWMAC Title

2/27- MIT Reaches NEWMAC Final With 96-80 Win Over WPI

2/20- NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards

Women’s Basketball
2/24 – Springfield Holds off MIT, 57-48, in NEWMAC Quarterfinal

2/23 –NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards

Rifle

2/23- MIT Senior Takes on Double Major in Brain and Cognitive Sciences plus Theater Arts

Sailing

2/28- Sailing Opens Spring Season at Charleston Women’s Regatta

Men’s Swimming and Diving

2/26- Fourteen Men’s Swimmers Headed to NCAA Division III Championship

2/26- Forde, Sands Compete at NCAA Division III Diving Regional Championship

2/25- Snodgrass Named NEWMAC Men’s Diving Coach of the Year

2/24- Four Engineers Selected to Compete in NCAA Division III Diving Regionals This Weekend

2/23- NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards

Women’s Swimming and Diving

2/27- Matranga, Payne Finish Strong at NCAA Division III Diving Regional Championship

2/26- Eight Women’s Swimmers Bound for NCAA Division III Championship

2/26- Matranga Qualifies For Nationals With Strong Showing at Regional Diving Meet

2/25- Four Engineers Selected to Compete in NCAA Division III Diving Regionals This Weekend

2/23- NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards

Men’s Tennis

2/27- Men’s Tennis Bounces Back With 7-2 Win Against Queens (N.Y.)

2/26- Men’s Tennis Drops Close 4-3 Decision to Boston University

Women’s Tennis

2/27- MIT Drops Final Two Matches at ITA Indoor Championships

2/26- Sewanee Edges MIT In First Match at ITA Indoor Championships

2/25- Women’s Tennis Opens Spring Season at ITA Indoor Championships

Men’s Track and Field

2/27- Records Fall as Men’s Track and Field Takes 9th at NEICAAA Indoor Championship

Women’s Track and Field

2/27- No. 3 Women’s Track and Field Finishes 13th at NEICAAA Indoor Championship

Men’s Volleyball

2/27- Dill Records 300th Win in Men’s Volleyball Victories over Newbury and Elms

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