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September, week 3

Men’s soccer

The MIT men’s soccer team won its first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match, defeating Emerson College 5-0.

Sean Bingham ’16 set the pace with two goals while John Kramer ’16, Kareem Itani ’17, and Joseph Han ’17 all added to the scoreline. Goalie Jake Amereno made six saves en route to his third clean sheet of the season.

Women’s soccer

Morgan Moroi ’16 scored the winner in the second overtime period to lead MIT past WPI 2-1 in its first NEWMAC contest of the season. MIT improved to a 3-2-1 record for the season after playing their second double overtime game in a week. Allie Hrabchak ’19 opened the scoring for the Engineers.

Women’s volleyball

The MIT women’s volleyball team came back from two sets down to defeat Springfield College, 25-18, 24-26, 21-25, 25-18, 15-8, in a NEWMAC contest on Saturday afternoon. Megan Gebhard ’17 notched 31 kills to go along with five blocks and two aces as the Engineers improved to a 10-1 record for the season.

Football

The MIT football team jumped on to 7-0 lead within two minutes of their first-ever match against RPI when Danny Callahan ’16 found Seve Esparrago ’16 in the endzone. However, that would be all the scoring that the team would manage, losing 7-42 to fall to an 0-3 record.

MIT plays its home opener on Saturday, Sept. 26, when it takes on Maine Maritime at a noon kickoff.

—Souparno Ghosh