Engineers end January on sturdy note
Fencing and men’s basketball highlight good performances heading into the spring semester
Men’s Squash (No. 22) started the weekend with a win over No. 21 Middlebury College on Friday, but sustained loses to No. 16 Virginia and No. 19 Williams on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Women’s Fencing (11–7, 9–3 NFC) defeated four out of six opponent teams Sunday at the Northeast Fencing Conference #2. The Engineers had a strong showing in epee with a record of 41–13 this competition.
Men’s Fencing (11–5, 8–2 NFC) beat five out of six opponent teams Sunday at the Northeast Fencing Conference #2. The Engineers did well in all three categories, epee, sabre, and foil.
Women’s Swimming and Diving (No. 8) fell to Division I Boston College last Friday, 163 to 137. Hannah Mahaffey ’21 had three first-place finishes in the 200-free, 200-back, and 200-IM.
Men’s Swimming and Diving (No. 4) dominated Division I Boston College last Friday, 214.5 to 83.5. The Engineers won all top three places in the 50-free, 100-free, and the 100-fly and garnered the top four places in the 200-free.
Women’s Track and Field (No. 2) posted seven top-20 national marks at the John Thomas Terrier Classic at BU and the Branwen Smith-King Invitational at Tufts this past Friday and Saturday. The Engineers finished third out of 16 teams with 79 points at Tufts.
Men’s Track and Field (No. 6) posted six top-20 national marks at the John Thomas Terrier Classic at BU and the Branwen Smith-King Invitational at Tufts this past Friday and Saturday. The team finished third out of 14 at Tufts.
Women’s Basketball (11–7, 7–4 NEWMAC) fell to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy 71–53 this past Saturday. Kylie Gallagher ’21 scored a team-high of 14 points, along with five rebounds and two blocks. Taylor V'Dovec ’19 scored 13 points and nine rebounds for the Engineers.
Men’s Basketball (17–2, 7–1 NEWMAC) defeated Emerson College 77–51 this past Saturday. Bradley Jomard ’19 scored a season-high 27 points.