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MIT sports close out February on a good note

Men’s Basketball (216) won the NEWMAC championship this week defeating Babson 67–62 and will play Eastern Connecticut in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday.

Women’s Basketball (206) lost a close battle to Smith College in the NEWMAC quarterfinal 70–77 despite a great comeback. Kara Holinski ’19 was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team.

Men’s Tennis (30) defeated Bentley 8–0 this past Wednesday. Tyler Barr ’19 was named Singles Player of the Week and the duo Sean Ko ’19 and Victor Cheng ’20 were named Doubles Team of the Week.

Men’s Volleyball (163) defeated Lasell College 3–2 on Thursday. Travish Smith ’18 lead MIT with 15 kills.

Women’s Sailing placed 11th of 18 in this past weekend in the College of the Charleston Women’s Regatta.

Track and Field competed in the NEICAAA Championship over the weekend. The women’s team claimed 5th among 34 teams and the men’s team claimed 20th among 31.