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Basketball teams begin their season

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Sports Update

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The men's and women's basketball teams recently began their seasons in tournaments. The women's team won their second tournament it he past two years by winning the Regis College Tournament, defeating the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and Regis en route to the win. Junior forward Tanio Pinilla was named the tournament MVP.

The men's team placed third in the State University of New York at Stony Brook Tournament, losing to the host school and defeating Trinity University (TX) in the consolation game.

Senior co-captains Chris Sonne and Dave Tomlinson were each named to the all-tournament team.

[cp11]Yet another award

for football's Prather[cp12]

Football linebacker Darcy Prather '91 has been named the winner of a National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame scholar-athlete award. Prather is one of only seven Division III football players in the nation to receive the award.

[cp11]Fencers compete in

"The Big One"[cp12]

The fencing team made a very strong showing in the recently completed "The Big One" competition at Fairfield University. The Engineers swept the top three places in the women's division.

Felice Swapp '92 won the competition, with Alice Chang G and Kathryn Fricks '92 taking second and third, respectively.

On the men's side, Henrick Marlin '94 won the ep'ee competition over 23 other fencers and Luis Maldonaldo '92 placed third of 35 foil competitors.

[cp11]Men's soccer players

led CAC scoring[cp12]

Men's team soccer players Marc Bailey '91 and Stephan Feldgoise '92 finished 1-2 in the scoring race of the initial Constitution Athletic Conference season. Bailey tallied five goals and five assists in five CAC games, while Feldgoise had five goals and one assist.

MIT finished in third place with a 3-2 CAC record.

[cp11]Williams named to XC

all-conference team[cp12]

Cross-country team captain James Williams '91 has been named to the first Constitution Athletic Conference cross-

country all-conference team, based on his seventh-place finish in the conference championship.

[cp11]Men's tennis ranked

high in pre-season[cp12]

Senior Alexis Photiades is ranked 23rd in the nation in the pre-season Division III tennis rankings by the Intercollegiate Tennis Coaches Association. The team rankings show MIT in 17th nationwide.

Compiled by David Rothstein->

and the Sports Information Office->