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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Skyler Adams—The Tech

MIT Women’s Water Polo team competes during a tournament last weekend.

SPORTS EDITOR
April 14, 2016
The MIT cycling team placed first overall at the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference (ECCC) Shippensburg Scurry race with contributions from each of its seven team members.
DAPER STAFF
April 14, 2016
MIT’s offense cranked out a total of 44 runs and its pitching allowed just three as the Engineers swept a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) baseball doubleheader from Emerson College to complete a three-game sweep of the series. In the first game, MIT set a new school record for runs scored in a 31-2 win and then completed the sweep with a 13-1 decision in game two. Max Lancaster ’18 hit three home runs and drove in a total of seven runs over the two games for the Engineers.
SPORTS STAFF
April 14, 2016
This past Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers played the Utah Jazz in each team’s last game of the regular season. Without context, this would not seem like a historic night, but all eyes were fixated on the Staples Center court as an NBA legend prepared to suit up for the final game of his career.
SPORTS EDITOR
April 8, 2016
Douglas A. Kogut ’18 won the 200-fly individual title at the recently-concluded NCAA Division III national meet, thereby becoming the first student athlete from MIT to win a title in that category and fourth to win an individual event at the national meet. His time of 1:47:28 was both a personal and a school record and he clinched it when the spotlight shone brightest. He was also part of the 400-free relay team that won silver.
SPORTS EDITOR
April 8, 2016
Scaling new heights or overcoming the insurmountable have become cliches associated with the achievements of MIT students. But for Matthew and Eric Gilbertson (both PhD ’14) those phrases apply almost literally. In just over five years the twin brothers have scaled the highest peaks of every single country (23 to be exact) in North America. In an interview with The Tech, they reflected on their incredible journey — from the hours of careful planning, to treading surreptitiously on the edge of perilous cliffs, to the sheer exhilaration of reaching the summit and the realization that they are the only breathing human beings in a quarter-mile radius with nothing but tranquility and snow for company.
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