MIT basketball basks in glow of weekend win, looks to finish season on strong note
This past Saturday, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams competed at home in Rockwell for one of the final times of the regular season. It would be an understatement to say it was merely a good day for the Engineers.
MIT athletes finishing semester by smashing records and placing top in nation
Men's and women's indoor track and field sent five students to compete in the Boston University Season Opener Dec. 2. Marissa McPhillips ’20 finished the 3,000 meter with a number two time in the country with a time of 9:51.25. Katie Bacher ’20 finished with a time of 10:09.18 making her the fifth fastest in the country in the 3K. Josh Rosenkranz ’19 and David Walter ’18 both competed in the 5,000 meter and finished with times putting them in the top 10 nationally.
Good week for MIT basketball
Men’s basketball (8-1) defeated Rhode Island College 76 to 63 Thursday, Dec. 7. Cameron Korb ’19 scored a career-high 32 points and was 8-for-13 for three-point shots. This victory was the Engineer’s fifth in a winning streak.
Engineers score victories across the board
Women's Track and Field (No. 2) won 12 events, defeating Bates and Colby Sat. Jan 13 in a tri-meet at Bates College. The Engineers earned 106 points, Bates 53.5, and Colby 28.5. Marissa McPhillips ’20 won the mile with a time of 5:07.41, which was converted to 5:04.40 and is ranked fifth in the country. Jacqueline Ahrens ’21 cleared 11 feet, 11.75 inches pole vaulting, putting her at the No. 2 mark in the country.
Engineers display grit and renew winning ways
Great week for MIT Men's and Women's Track and Field teams and Basketball teams. MIT Football loses head coach Chad Martinovich to the University of Rochester.
Engineers end January on sturdy note
MIT fencing, MIT track and field, and men's basketball came out on top in competitions this past week.
Engineers refuse to let February keep them quiet
Men’s Squash (15–5, No. 22) manhandled No. 2 Tufts at home by an 8-1 margin in the singles competitions.
Playoffs, new seasons, and honors in sight for Engineers
The Engineers compete in swimming and diving, basketball, fencing, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Engineers collect championships and individual awards across the board
MIT Women’s Basketball wins their first NEWMAC championship.
Engineers begin spring sports on a solid note
Men’s Baseball (1–3) started off with a win against Trinity University behind a strong outing by Zachary Kopstein ’20, but dropped their next two matchups against them and lost to No. 1 UMass Boston.
MIT Women’s Basketball faces a loss at home
After playing the first three quarters exceptionally well, the MIT Women’s Basketball team was outscored 28-13 in the last quarter by Springfield College to face an unlucky loss in a NEWMAC game played last Saturday.
MIT Women’s Basketball places second in NEWMAC Championship
After defeating Babson College in a well-contested semifinal game, MIT Women’s Basketball faced an unfortunate loss to Smith College in the final, preventing them from winning the NEWMAC Championship for the third consecutive year.