Sports sports blitz

Special Spring-round Sports Blitz

Men’s Baseball (21–14–1) made their fourth appearance in five years at the NEWMAC Championship but fell in back-to-back games to Babson College. Three were named to the 2017 Academic All-America Division III Baseball Team, including Austin Filiere ’​​​​​​​18, who extended his on-base streak to 64 games, a NEWMAC record. 

Men’​​​​​​​s Lacrosse (10–6) were the victim of seven consecutive goals as they fell in the NEWMAC Semifinals to Clark University. 

Men’​​​​​​​s Tennis (18–5) had six members named to the NEWMAC All-Conference Team. Tyler Barr ’19 because the first Engineer to make it to the Division III Single Championship Tournament in five years, finishing with a team-leading 17–6 record in the spring. 

Women’​​​​​​​s Basketball (20–6) fell in a close one to Smith College in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC Tournament. Liana Ilutzi ’17 was selected to appear in the NEWBA Senior Classic. Ilutzi is ranked second all-time in Engineer history in assists. 

Women’​​​​​​​s Field Hockey (13–5) battled in the NEWMAC Tournament Championship where they gave up the only goal of the game. Additionally, 12 Engineers earned places on the National Academic Squad. 

Women’​​​​​​​s Volleyball (21–5) took home their fifth NEWMAC Tournament Championship, then fell to Springfield in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Three Engineers were named to the All-New England Team.