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Women's Volleyball Qualifies for NCAAs, Drops 1st Round

By Roger Crosley
Sports Information Director

The women's volleyball team qualified for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Championship Tournament as the third seed in the Northeast Region.

The team dropped a four-set match to Eastern Connecticut State University in the first round of the Regional Tournament.

Three players, Pareen Dhalla '95, Kamilah Alexander '96, and Stacey Dozono '97 were each named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Northeast Region All-Star team.

Men's Cross Country

The men's cross country team has qualified for the NCAA Div. III Championship, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, at Moravian College in Lehigh, Pa.

Ethan Crain '95 and Jesse Darley '95 finished third and fourth respectively in the NCAA New England Div. III Qualifier held last weekend at Gorham, Maine. As a team the Engineers finished second behind Williams College.

Women's Sailing

The women's sailing squad finished sixth in the Atlantic Coast Championship.

Danielle Ames '96, placed fourth in the A Division with Yoko Kusumoto '97 as crew. Elaine Heal '95, crewed by Patricia Schmidt '96, competed in the B Division.

MIT was ranked 11th nationally entering the competition, which included 12 of the top 15 teams in the nation.

Rifle

MIT rifle team members Dorian Balch '95 and Chris Sarton '97 have both been named to the 1993-94 Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association All-Academic Team.

Balch and Sarton were selections to the 41 member squad.