Sports Short

Sports Short

Men’s volleyball (7–2) defeated Newbury College in straight sets. Tom Leech ’18 and Skyler Kaufman ’19 each had 10 kills.

Men’s track and field: Jarod Wilson ’19 and Aidan Gilson ’19 set rookie records for MIT athletes, running 800 meters in 1:52.74 and 3000 meters in 8:28.85 respectively.

Women’s track and field:  Maryann Gong ’17 recorded the second fastest time ever in NCAA Division III history when she ran a 16:32.44 (16:40.09 converted due to track) in the 5,000-meter. Cimran Virdi ’16 jumped a record height of 4.00 meters, 13–1 1/2” in pole vault.

Men’s basketball defeated Springfield College 53–43 to improve to 15–5 on the season. Justin Pedley ‘16 led the Engineers with 27 points.

Women’s basketball defeated Wellesley 52-38 to improve to 14–6 on the season. Kara Holinski ‘19 scored 17 points.

— Souparno Ghosh