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MIT take down undefeated Amoskeag

Teams:MIT vs Amoskeag RFC
Played:10/05/2019 @ MIT
Score: 57 - 32 MIT win

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, MIT faced off against Amoskeag RFC at Briggs Field. MIT were coming off an embarrassing week where they forfeited to New London due to a lack of players and then were kicked off their practice field by the Lacrosse team due to a scheduling error. Meanwhile Amoskeag came in undefeated, having dropped down from Division II this fall. Amoskeag had already clinched home field advantage in the playoffs while MIT were still searching for a playoff spot.

Second half rush falls short vs. Providence

Teams:MIT vs Providence RFC
Played:09/21/2019 @ MIT
Score: 36 - 48 MIT loss

On September 21, 2019, MIT hosted Providence RFC at Briggs Field for their 3rd match of the season. MIT were looking to avenge their NERFU Cup loss to Providence from last spring, where Providence went on to win the Cup. It was a hot day and MIT came out flat and disorganized. Two early mauls from Providence led to tries, as MIT turned each maul and somehow a Providence runner broke free for the score both times. Providence added another score after their inside center broke the gain line and their forwards supported.

MIT weather the storm to defeat Old Gold

Teams:MIT vs Old Gold FRC
Played:09/14/2019 @ MIT
Score: 18 - 10 MIT win

On September 14, 2019, MIT traveled to Moakley Field in Boston, MA to take on Old Gold RFC. The 2 teams have had many close battles over the years and MIT knew that this week would be no different. The weather forecast called for clouds but no rain, so of course it began raining as soon as kickoff rolled around.

MIT stumble in fall opener

Teams:MIT vs Charles River RFC
Played:09/07/2019 @ MIT
Score: 35 - 54 MIT loss

On Saturday, September 7, 2019, MIT began the fall season by hosting Charles River RFC at Briggs Field. MIT scrimmaged against Boston RFC and the Boston Maccabi’s in the lead up to their fall opener. MIT could have used a few more scrimmages, as their poor tackling effort frequently let them down on the day.