The MIT rifle team placed second overall at the
2020 MAC Championship, which was held at
the DuPont Rifle Range at MIT. The Engineers
finished the two-day event with a total of 4,393
points. (FULL STORY)
LANDON CHU ‘21
STEVEN ACEVEDO ‘22
NOELLE KRAMER ‘23
Sarah Wright ‘16 is the lone two-time Academic
All-American in MIT rifle history as she was a
Second Team At-Large selection in 2015,
followed by a First Team award in 2016.
Athletically, Wright was also a three-time All-
Conference selection, including First Team in
both air rifle and smallbore as a junior and senior.
The Engineers posted an overall 10-11 record in the 2019-
20 season, including picking up seven wins at home. (FULL
Leading the way for the season in smallbore
scoring was Jesus Herrera ‘20, who averaged
553.6 points over 13 events. His season-best
score of 566 came on day one of the MAC
Championship as he was fourth overall. Senior
Ivy Li ‘20 was the team leader in air rifle with
an average of 555.3 points, including a top
score of 567 points vs. John Jay.
Prior to the 2017-18 season, the DuPont Rifle
Range was outfitted with an electronic target
system that now gives the Engineers one of the
top facilities in the region as this system is the
same one that is regularly used in the Olympic
Games. The upgrade has allowed the team to
host the 2018 and 2020 MAC Championship,
while also being scheduled to host in 2021
prior to the cancellation of the season due to
the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Engineers have made seven appearances
at the NCAA Championship to go along with
18 All-Conference performers, 21 Academic
All-Conference honorees and three CoSIDA
Academic All-America selections.
Melissa Mulloy-Mecozzi enters her 10th year as the head coach of the MIT rifle program in
2020-21. Leading the Engineers to five winning seasons, including a 27-9 mark in 2013-14,
she is a former collegiate All-American who participated in the 2000 Olympic Games. (FULL BIO)
Ivy Li ‘20 was named as a 2020-21 Fullbright Fellowship
recipient, making her one of 10 MIT students to earn the award.
She will use the award in Hamburg, Germany, where she will
conduct research at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron
(DESY) to develop online tracking algorithms for long-lived
particle searches in the ATLAS experiment. (FULL STORY)