Football loses an overtime thriller to WPI in the season opener
The MIT Engineers dropped an overtime thriller 37-34 to WPI in the season opener after rallying back from a 10-point deficit late in the fourth quarter.
Football loses to Becker College 17-10 on alumni day
QB Udgam Goyal ’19 completed 23 of 41 passes for 193 yards and a touchdown while WR Eddy Garcia-Montes ’19 caught 7 passes for 94 yards.
Football drops third straight home game to begin the season
Five turnovers by MIT proved too big an obstacle to overcome as MIT suffered a 31-10 defeat to begin the season 0-3.
Freshmen lead the way as cross country shines in Purple Valley Classic
The MIT men’s and women’s cross country (XC) teams got off to good starts last weekend in the Purple Valley Classic at Williams College. Competing against many of the top teams in the country, the women finished in second place overall while the men finished in third.
Rakocevic ’20 impresses at ITA regional meet
Not only was Lara Rakocevic the Engineer’s top performer in singles, she was also the only player from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) to reach the final eight.
Lauren Ullmann ’17 talks soccer and support systems
Ullmann spoke about the incredible support system that the women’s soccer team has always provided, how the team tries to play its best on the field when the firehose is at its fiercest off the field, and her evolution as a leader, teammate, and friend both on and off the pitch.
Synchronization and trust are essential in competitive sailing
It may be common knowledge that sailing involves racing with yachts, but it is probably less apparent as to how exactly how competitions are conducted, how they’re scored, and what kinds of preparation go into training for events and regattas.
Young forwards leading the charge for women’s soccer
Working hard on and off the field, the MIT women’s soccer team is engineering a season to remember.
Field hockey looking to carry regular season form into playoffs
Field hockey (11-3, 6-1 in conference) has played lights out for the most past this season as it sits a solitary game back of conference-leading Babson College.
Women’s volleyball extends stellar record with first place finish in the New England Challenge
The Engineers finished 2-1, besting the rest of the teams that competed and capturing the New England Challenge for the second year in a row.
McCandless ’20 is NEWMAC runner of the year
Megan McCandless ’20 has made a tremendous start to her career as a student-athlete at MIT. She led a group of five Engineers who swept the top five positions in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) cross country championship, earning her both the NEWMAC rookie and runner of the year accolades.
Field hockey narrowly loses NEWMAC championship final
The MIT field hockey team ended it’s exciting run at the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship this Sunday with a 1-0 loss against Babson College. MIT defeated Springfield College last Tuesday with a score of 4-2 to advance to a semifinal game against Smith College on Saturday.
Co-ed sailing clinches Atlantic Coast championship
Coed sailing won the Atlantic Coast championship for the first time in program history. Ty Ingram ’18 and Sameena Shaffeeullah ’19 placed second in division A while Paige Omura ’17 and Trevor Long ’19 clinched top spot in division B.
Forwards headline record-breaking season for women’s soccer
The MIT women’s soccer team closed out a record-breaking season with 1-0 loss to Middlebury College in the first round of the NCAA playoffs. The Engineers recorded a program-high 17 victories this season, scoring in all but the first and last games of the season. MIT finished runners-up in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tournament after tying for first place in the regular season.
Women’s and men’s cross country teams win regional championships
Both the MIT men’s and women’s cross country teams won the New England Regional Championship at Westfield State University on Saturday, earning automatic bids to the Division III Cross Country Championships this Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky.
Co-ed sailing captures 43rd annual Atlantic Coast Championship
MIT’s co-ed sailing team won the Atlantic Coast Championship for the first time in the program’s history. Ty Ingram ’18 skippered for the Engineers’ A fleet with Sameena Shaffeeullah ’19 as his crew, while Trevor Long ’19 skippered for the B fleet with Paige Omura ’17. The regatta spanned the course of two days with a total of 18 races.
Robertson ’20 on football, faith, and freshman year
MIT Football played two games in the month of November. They earned a win against Curry College 26-21, and took a tough double-overtime 36-35 loss to Nichols College. The Engineers rode on an offensive outburst from running back John Robertson ’20, who ran for a total of 328 yards with six touchdowns in his two November games. He closed out his stellar rookie season by recording four consecutive games in which he rushed for at least 100 yards. He ended the season with a total of 920 yards and 11 touchdowns, earned the NEFC Offensive Rookie of the Week honors twice, NEFC Offensive Player of the Week honors once, and was one of the seven Engineers to make an appearance on an NEFC All-Conference Team as MIT Football finished the season with a 3-7 overall record.
Fall season sails in to success
MIT sailing capped off a memorable fall season with its first ever Atlantic Coast Championship victory. Skipper Ty Ingram ’18 and crew Sameena Shaffeeullah ’19 finished 2nd in division A while the team of Paige Omura ’17 and Trevor Long ’18 led the standings in division B to ensure the Engineers finished ahead of 2nd placed Tufts.
Taekwondo seizes second place in conference
Despite fighting with historically small numbers, the MIT Taekwondo team advanced against East Coast powerhouse teams such as West Point and Tufts to take second place in Division I of the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference.
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.