ANDREW MAH EARNS FIRST NEWMAC MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONOR
At the NEICAAA New England Championship, freshman Andrew Mah finished ninth overall and was the top freshman finisher as he crossed in 25:15.70 to lead MIT to a third-place team finish. In addition, he was the third D3 finisher in the event.
IZZI GENGARO EARNS FIRST NEWMAC WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONOR
At the NEICAAA New England Championship, freshman Izzi Gengaro led the Engineers to a runner-up finish as she crossed in sixth place in a time of 18:07.25. Gengaro was the second overall D3 runner and second freshman as the Engineers finished behind Division I Boston College.
SOPHIA STRUCKMAN EARNS NEWMAC OFFENSIVE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK AFTER HAT TRICK THIS WEEK
Junior Sophia Struckman guided MIT to a 1-0-1 weekend which featured a 10-2 win over Mount Holyoke and a 1-1 tie at No. 2 Williams College. Struckman began the weekend with her first collegiate hat trick which came over a span of 19:23 in the first half against Mount Holyoke. Then on Sunday on the road against the defending national champions, Struckman scored for the Engineers in the 78th minute, tying the game up at 1-1. The score would remain knotted at one through 110 minutes giving MIT its first decision against Williams in program history. Additionally, Struckman's goal against the Ephs was the first one Williams has allowed to an opponent since September 8, a span of eight games, and was just the third scored on them all season
CARLY SILVERNALE EARNS NEWMAC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
In a 2-0 week for MIT, Carly Silvernale totaled 42 digs (6.00 digs per set) and three aces. She racked up a match-high 26 digs and earned two aces in a 20-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-21 win over Babson last Tuesday. Two days later in a 25-13, 25-20, 25-11 sweep at Emmanuel, Silvernale once again led all players in digs as she produced 16 while notching an ace.