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Last Published: September 16, 2014
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Rosalind R. Lesh ‘16 and Elizabeth Zhang ‘16 hike over the side of their Flying Junior during the Toni Deutsch Regatta this past Sunday. The MIT sailing team put on a strong showing but was bested by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in the last set to finish second.

September 16, 2014
SPORTS EDITOR
September 16, 2014
As club soccer slowly picks up speed all around Europe, Champions League is set to make its return to the center stage on Sept. 16 and 17 with the first round of group matches. This year’s group stages will showcase some new teams and some old teams who have managed to make long-awaited returns to the Champions League. There will also be the Bulgarian Ludogorets, who are completely new to the Champions League stage, looking to continue their fairy-tale run. So, as you tune into the upcoming matches, let’s take a look at the groups:
DAPER STAFF
September 16, 2014
MIT jumped out to an early 14-0 lead and never looked back as the Engineers took a 38-14 win over visiting Becker College in non-conference football action Saturday, September 13. MIT, which built a 28-7 halftime lead, saw Justin R. Wallace ’15 run for 136 yards and Peter J. Williams ’15 throw for 220 yards and a pair of scores in the victory.
DAPER STAFF
September 16, 2014
The MIT women’s volleyball team swept its way to the 2014 MIT Invitational title on Saturday, September 13, claiming its sixth championship in the 25-year history of the tournament. The Engineers (11-1) blanked Emmanuel College (28-26, 25-13, 25-15) and Connecticut College (25-17, 25-20, 25-12) on Friday before wrapping up the tournament with victories over Bates College (27-25, 25-17, 25-21) and Endicott College (25-21, 25-17, 25-17). Nicole C. Gagnier ’15 was named the Tournament MVP while Megan E. Gebhard ’17 earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team.
SPORTS STAFF
September 12, 2014
After a pre-season filled with blockbuster free agent acquisitions and heightened expectations, the New England Patriots were abruptly brought back down to earth with a thumping 33-20 loss against the Miami Dolphins last Sunday in Miami. The loss comes as a surprise to most, as the Patriots were expected to be one of the main AFC contenders for the Super Bowl along with the Denver Broncos and, to a lesser extent, the Indianapolis Colts.