32 - Jake Laux
Jake Laux
Height: 6-0
Weight: 215
Year: So.
Hometown: Dousman, Wis.
High School: Kettle Moraine
Position: LB
Major: Computer Engineering

2011: Outstanding sophomore season … started all nine games … second team All-NEFC (Boyd Division) at linebacker … Academic All-NEFC … led the Engineers with 90 tackles … second in the NEFC in tackles … double figures in tackles in six games … broke up a pass in the season opener at Becker (9/10) … 11 stops against Curry (9/24) started a six-game streak with 10+ tackles … 16 tackles with a pass break up at UMass Dartmouth (10/1) … 10 stops at Plymouth State (10/8) … season-high 18 stops, including 1.5 for a loss, against Western New England (10/15) … credited with 12 tackles at Salve Regina (10/22) … 11 stops and a fumble recovery against Nichols (10/29).

2010: Saw action in all nine games as a freshman … finished second on the team with 79 tackles … ninth in the New England Football Conference in tackles … started the season with seven tackles against Becker (9/11) … reached seven again vs. Plymouth State (10/9) … closed out the season by reaching double figures in tackles in each of the last four games … started with a 14-tackle outing at Western New England (10/16) … 12 against Salve Regina (10/23) … season-high 20 stops, including two for a loss, at Nichols (10/30) … finished the season with 13 tackles at Endicott (11/6).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in chemistry … minor in mathematics … interned at the Medical College of Wisconsin … research at the Medical School of Wisconsin in the Volkman lab … wrestling club … 6th at Nationals in the 197-lb class.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Tualatin High School … all-conference selection in tennis … reached the doubles finals of the district tournament … class Valedictorian … National Honor Society … Key Club … Robotics Team.

Personal: Son of Lawrence Laux and Nina Wulff … cousin, Thaddeus Wazniak, attended MIT and was a member of the track and field team.