Monday, December 9, 2013

Engineers Topple Nighthawks 71-53

Box Score

Despite not having their leading scorer and leading rebounder Matt Redfield, the Engineers earned their fourth win in a row and seventh win of the season with the 71-53 decision over Newbury College tonight.

MIT shot 52% from the field, 50% from three, dished out 19 assists, and out-rebounded Newbury 43-20.

Sophomore Ryan Frankel nailed three three-pointers in a career-high performance (Pic: Tom Gearty)
Leading the way for the Engineers was 6'6" Sophomore Justin Pedley, connecting on four three-pointers en route to a game-high 20 points. Fellow Sophomore Ryan Frankel netted a career-high 17 points along with 5 assists to pace the Engineers at the point guard position. Down low 6'8" Junior co-captains Dennis Levene and Andrew Acker were dominant, combining for 27 points, 21 rebounds, 8 assists, and 3 steals.

Junior co-captain Dennis Levene put up 13 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 assists (Pic: Tom Gearty)

MIT moves to 7-2 on the season, and will close out the first semester this Saturday versus Wheelock College.