August 6, 2015
Dani Korman has been selected as the Mary Frances Wagle ‘47 Head Coach of the MIT men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, MIT Director of Athletics Julie Soriero announced on July 29. Korman will be joining the Engineers after spending the last three years as an assistant coach with the Yale University women’s swimming and diving program.
July 9, 2015
MIT Men’s Lightweight Crew recently competed at the internationally-renowned Royal Henley Regatta in England. The regatta, which dates back to 1839, plays host to participants from across the globe, including Olympic champions. This was the first time in six years that a team from MIT’s rowing program was represented at this prestigious event.
July 9, 2015
Carli Lloyd scored the fastest hat-trick in Women’s World Cup history to lead the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) to its third world cup triumph — its first since 1999. Lloyd’s hat-trick, the first one in a world cup final, took just sixteen minutes as the U.S. defeated Japan 5-2 and exacted revenge for their defeat at the world cup final four years ago.
June 5, 2015
From the football team scoring a last-minute field goal on the way to their first ever NCAA playoff victory, to the women’s lacrosse team erasing a five goal deficit in the last twelve minutes and clinching their maiden New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship, to breaking a pole vault record at the New England Division III Track and Field Championship, MIT student athletes scaled new heights (pun intended) in the 2014-15 year. While some usual suspects continued their domination — like the men’s tennis team winning their 17th consecutive NEWMAC title — there were a number of new frontiers reached this season. Here we take a look back at some of the ‘firsts’ for MIT sports.
May 7, 2015
The MIT women’s lacrosse team clinched their first-ever New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship this weekend with a come-from-behind 11-10 victory over Springfield. MIT battled back from a 10-5 deficit to earn a direct entry to the NCAA playoffs where they will face Regis on Saturday, May 9.
- Cycling team wins conference (5/7/15)
- Baseball team wins NEWMAC title again (5/7/15)
- MIT Cheer travels to Florida to perform at national meet (5/7/15)
- Senior wins weekly award (4/30/15)
- MIT students compete in the Boston Marathon (4/30/15)
- UPCOMING HOME EVENTS (4/30/15)
- Women’s lacrosse sweeps Emerson Freshman scores five goals to lead Engineers to 19-8 victory (4/23/15)
- MIT men’s baseball crushes Wheaton (4/23/15)
- Patriots season to begin vs. Steelers (4/23/15)
- UPCOMING HOME EVENTS (4/17/15)