Two All-Americans In Track and FieldBy Roger Crosley
Sports Information Director
Two MIT athletes returned from last weekend's National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Championships with All-America honors. Pole vaulter Matt Robinson '94 set a new MIT varsity record with a vault of 16' 3 3/4" in placing second in his event. Sophomore John Wallberg placed sixth in the 35 lbs. weight throw. Wallberg threw the weight 53 feet 5 inches. Ethan Crain'95 just missed All-America honors by placing seventh in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:00.0. The Engineers' other entrant in the meet was Jesse Darley '95, who placed eleventh in the 5000 meters.
Women's basketball player Mari Casserberg was a participant in last weekend's New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior Classic. The Classic is an All-Star game showcasing the top senior women's basketball players in New England.