Sports sports blitz

MIT sports excel in February

Men’s basketball (18-5) remained undefeated in February as they outlasted Wheaton College 75-67. Cameron Kurb ’19 scored 17 points. 

Women’s basketball (19-4) crushed Mount Holyoke 68-30. Reserves Maude Gull ’19 and Cindy Si ’20 shone, notching 14 points each. Taylor V'Dovec ’19 continued her dominance and was named NEWMAC Offensive Athlete of the Week and received a NEWBA Player of the Week Honor Roll. 

Men’s volleyball (11-3) defeated Nazareth and swept Bard in the opener of the United Volleyball Conference.

Men's fencing (13-13) displayed gritty performances in the Eric Sollee Invitational, with Sheel Patel ’19 cruising to a 17-1 individual record, and walked out of the Duke University Invitational with one win against John Hopkins, 14-13. 

Women's fencing (15-13) went 4-2, largely in part to the épée squad going undefeated, but were swept at the Duke University Invitational. 

Squash (17-4) started the month with back-to-back victories against Tufts and Amherst and were selected to compete in the C division of the Summers Cup at the CSA Team National Championship this weekend.