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Women's Volleyball Ranked First in New England Div. III

By Roger Crosley
Sports Information Director

The women's volleyball team is currently the number one ranked Division III team in New England and is also ranked first in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Northeast Regional Poll.

The team ascended to the top of the rankings by winning the Eastern Connecticut State University Invitational Tournament. Phareen Dallah '95 was named to the All-Tournament team.

The Engineers currently sport a 194 record.

Football players win awards

Football linebacker Mike Butville '98 was named the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) defensive player of the week for his play in MIT's 480 shutout of Curry College.

Butville was responsible for three Curry turnovers, intercepting two passes, and recovering a fumble. Two of the turnovers led to Engineer scores. Butville also added five solo and six assisted tackles and one quarterback pressure.

Additionally, linebacker Andy Carnell '95 and running backs Jose DeLeon '97 and Saul DeLeon '98 were each named to the ECFC honor roll for their play. Carnell led the Engineers with 18 tackles and added a quarterback pressure. The DeLeon brothers combined to rush for 166 yards and four touchdowns.

The win was the second largest in the history of the MIT football program.