Articles by Phil Hess
April 2, 2015
In a game played in steady snow throughout, MIT and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy opened the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s lacrosse season on Saturday afternoon (March 28). The Engineers scored five goals in the first period and never looked back as they took a 14-6 victory over the Bears.
March 19, 2015
MIT’s Cimran Virdi ’16 and Maryann M. Gong ’17 highlighted MIT’s performance at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend, earning individual titles in the pole vault and 3,000-meter events, respectively. Both student-athletes collected All-America honors with their first-place performances.
February 26, 2015
MIT held a six-point lead with 14 minutes to play, but sixth-ranked Babson College came back to take a 62-51 decision in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball game. Justin M. Pedley ’16 led the Engineers with 15 points, while Joey Flannery led the Beavers with 19 points, all in the second half.
February 12, 2015
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — MIT put together a strong offensive game, shooting over 57 percent on its way to a 78-58 win over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball game. Senior Matt Redfield (Los Altos, Calif.) and junior Justin Pedley (Kennewick, Wash.) each scored 20 points for MIT. Junior Kevin Alvarez (Key Biscayne, Fla.) led Coast Guard with 19 points.
December 5, 2014
Cold shooting and turnovers were more than MIT could overcome tonight as UMass Boston took a 59-52 decision in a non-conference men’s basketball matchup. Senior Carl Joseph led all scorers with 23 points for the Beacons, while Justin M. Pedley ’16 led the Engineers with 15.
November 21, 2014
MIT placed three starters in double figures, led by 18 points from Justin M. Pedley ’16 and Ryan L. Frankel ’16, as it opened the 2014-15 men’s basketball season with a 64-51 victory on the road at Gordon College. The No. 16 Engineers held the Fighting Scots to 36 percent shooting while shooting 41 percent themselves.
November 18, 2014
In front of an enthusiastic home crowd on Senior Night, the MIT football team completed its historic regular season with a 24-13 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday, Nov. 16 in a New England Football Conference (NEFC) contest. The win gave the Engineers the first, nine-game, undefeated regular season in school history. MIT scored all 24 points in the first half, including a pair of touchdown passes from senior Peter J. Williams ’15 to Nathan H. Varady ’16.
October 28, 2014
It all came down to the final minute in a battle of undefeated New England Football Conference (NEFC) teams when Anthony M. Emberley ’17 blocked an extra point attempt with 42 seconds left to lift MIT to secure a thrilling, 35-34, win over Western New England University. The victory keeps MIT undefeated at 6-0 (4-0 NEFC) and snapped Western New England’s win streak at six games, dropping the Golden Bears to 6-1 (3-1 NEFC).
October 17, 2014
Opening the season on the road, the MIT rifle team traveled to West Point, New York to take on teams from the U.S. Military Academy and the University of Memphis. In the end the Black Knights won the three-way competition with a score of 4,632, with the Tigers a close second with 4,626 points and the Engineers third with 4,418.
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October 7, 2014
Playing a dual match for the first time in nearly two weeks, the MIT women’s tennis team did not miss a beat as the Engineers remained undefeated in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play with a 9-0 win over Wheaton College on Saturday, October 4. The victory improved MIT to 6-0 (6-0 NEWMAC) on the season while Wheaton fell to 4-4 (4-2 NEWMAC).