Clarke, Dunzo take 5th, 7th at nationals
Track team has
The outdoor track and field team has two new All-Americans among its ranks, as senior co-captains Mark Dunzo and John-Paul Clarke recently returned from the NCAA Division III national championships, held May 22-25 at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, OH.
This year's competition proved tougher than last year's. Clarke took fifth place in the hammer throw with a best toss of 177 feet, 5 inches. Clarke took second in last year's competition.
Dunzo, the defending indoor 400-meter champion, snuck into this year's outdoor final as the eighth seed after preliminary trials, then managed to take seventh place in the finals, in a time of 48.58 seconds. Dunzo, the recipient of this year's Howard W. Johnson Award, given to the outstanding senior male athlete, received his eighth All-American honor.
players cop honors
Peter Hinteregger, a sophomore pitcher on the baseball team, has been named the outstanding player in the recently completed Constitution Athletic Conference Tournament. Hinteregger pitched the Engineers to two victories in the tourney. In addition, Hinteregger was named to the Greater Boston League All-Star team as a utility player.
Hinteregger was also recently named a third-team selection on the All-New England team. Hinteregger led the Engineers with a 6-1 record and a 2.69 earned run average.
Senior outfielder Scott Williams has been named to the GTE College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District team.
Softball player Stephanie Ragucci '91 was named GTE CoSIDA Academic All-District in that sport. Ragucci was also a New England Women's 8 All-Conference selection and the team most valuable player.
Men's tennis is
11th at Nationals
The men's tennis team emerged from the NCAA Division III Team championship with an 11th place finish. The team dropped an opening round match to the University of California at San Diego by a 3-6 count. In the second round the Engineers lost to fifth-seeded Emory University 2-7.
The team rebounded in its last match to defeat Kenyon College, 7-2, to earn 11th place. In the individual competition senior Alexis Photiades became only the second tennis player in MIT history to earn All-American honors.
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Lax season rewrite:
A tie for the league title
MIT finished for a tie for the championship of the Pilgrim Lacrosse League for the 1991 season. The Engineers rebounded from a 1-5 league record in 1990 to a 6-1 conference ledger this spring. MIT had three players named to the league All-Star Team. Leading the way was senior defenseman Garrett Love. Love was named on every ballot. Senior midfielder Jeff Feldgoise and goalie Ken Nimitz were the Engineers' other selections.
Ken Chay '91 and Love both competed in the New England East-West All-Star game held at MIT. Chay, a midfielder, and Love were on the East team which came up a 15-9 loser in the contest.