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Articles by Phil Hess

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May 9, 2014
After winning the first game of the 2014 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Championship series against Wheaton, 6-4, MIT came back to sweep the doubleheader against the Lyons with a wild-ending 12-6, 10-inning victory to win the best-of-three series and claim its first-ever NEMWAC title. The Engineers will now get the conference automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA Tournament, which will begin with regional action on May 14-18.
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April 25, 2014
For a second straight match, the 13th-ranked MIT women’s tennis team defeated a ranked opponent by an 8-1 score. This time the Engineers took care of 22nd-ranked Brandeis University on the DuPont Tennis courts, winning two of three in doubles before clinching the match by taking all six singles contests.
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April 1, 2014
Solid starting pitching from Nicholas J. Locascio ’16 and David A. Hesslink ’17 led MIT to a sweep of Clark University in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball doubleheader on Saturday, March 29. The Engineers took game one 8-1 before completing the sweep with a 2-0 victory that improved the Engineers to 7-3 overall and 4-0 in the NEWMAC. Clark fell to 4-13 and 1-4 with the losses.
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February 11, 2014
MIT snapped a two-game losing streak on Feb. 8 as the Engineers took a defensive-minded game at the U.S Coast Guard Academy, 45-37, in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball contest. In a game that saw the two teams combine to shoot 28 percent, MIT saw three of its players score 10 points each, including Matthew M. Redfield ‘15 who also added five blocked shots for the Engineers.
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January 29, 2014
Returning to action for the first time in 2014, the MIT rifle team came up with a number of career highs during the annual Beanpot competition this weekend, enough to carry the Engineers to the team title. MIT posted the top scores in both the small bore and air rifle disciplines on Saturday, putting up scores of 2,164 and 2,245 to edge out second-place Coast Guard. On Sunday MIT had the top air rifle score as well with a 2,246. Coast Guard posted the top smallbore score on the final day, a 2,167. Teams from Canisius, Penn State, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Penn State ROTC also took part in the competition.
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December 6, 2013
MIT took a seven-point halftime lead and held off UMass Boston in the second half to beat the Beacons, 69-63, in men’s basketball action on Tuesday. Matthew M. Redfield ’15 recorded his second straight double-double with 27 points and 15 rebounds to help MIT (5-2) to the victory. Carl Joseph led UMass Boston (3-3) with 13 points.
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December 6, 2013
Senior defensive end Joel T. Santisteban ’14 of the MIT football team earned national recognition for both his on field and academic performance today when he was named to the 2013 Capitol One Academic All-America Division III Football Team. A second team selection, he is one of 48 Division III players from across the nation named to the honor by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). It is the 38th time an MIT football player has been selected as an Academic All-American. This is the first career honor for Santisteban.
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November 26, 2013
Matthew M. Redfield ’15 scored a career-high 27 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead the MIT men’s basketball team to a 69-62 road victory over Curry College this afternoon. The Engineers built a 17-point second half lead and then held off a comeback attempt by the Colonels, who were led by Antonio Jones’ 16 points.
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November 22, 2013
MIT used an 8-2 run to close out the first half, breaking open a close game to help them to a 67-48 victory over Gordon College in men’s basketball action Tuesday night in Rockwell Cage. Paul E. Dawson ’15 set new personal highs with 17 points and eight assists to lead MIT. Hans Miersma led the Fighting Scots with 18 points and 13 rebounds.
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November 19, 2013
MIT closed out its 2013 football season in fine form this afternoon as the Engineers churned out a school record 577 yards of offense that helped them overcome three first half turnovers in a 48-31 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Justin R. Wallace ’15 rushed for over 200 yards for the first time in his career, finishing with 215 and a pair of scores for MIT. The triumph gave the Engineers six wins in a season for the first time since 1999.
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