34 - Rhys Borchert
Rhys Borchert
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pocatello, Idaho
High School: Century
Position: DB
Major: Physics
gp 9
tk 54
sac -
int 2
ffum -

2012: Started all nine games in the defensive backfield for MIT as a junior … second team Academic All-America … Academic All-District … Academic All-NEFC … finished fourth on the team with a career-high 54 tackles … second on the team with two interceptions and three passes broken up … second on the squad with 13 kick returns and three punt returns …fifth on the squad with 328 all-purpose yards … broke up a pass and made five tackles in the season opener against Becker (9/8) … nine tackles against Coast Guard (9/15) … returned a season-high three kicks for 60 yards against UMass Dartmouth (9/29) … first interception of the season came against Plymouth State (10/6) setting up an MIT scoring drive … 20-yard punt return in that game set up another scoring drive … nine stops at Western New England (10/13) … picked off a pass and returned it 20 yards in MIT’s upset win over nationally ranked Salve Regina (10/19) … ended the season with a career-high 10 tackles along with a pass break up at Endicott (11/3).

2011: Played in seven games for MIT as a sophomore … six starts in the secondary … Academic All-District … Academic All-NEFC … recorded 25 tackles with one interception … second on the team with 10 kick returns … led the Engineers with his 20.6 yard average …ninth in the NEFC in kick return average …  two stops and a pass broken up in the season opener at Becker (9/10) … returned four kicks for 56 yards at Mass. Maritime (9/17) … brought back one kick 42 yards that set up a touchdown drive at UMass Dartmouth (10/1) … five tackles against Curry (9/24) … three solo stops at Plymouth State (10/8) … picked up his interception against Nichols (1/29) … returned it 27 yards to halt a Nichols scoring threat … season-high seven tackles against Endicott (11/5).

2010: Saw action in all nine games for MIT… starter at cornerback … led the team with three interceptions and three fumble recoveries … shared the team lead with four passes broken up … totaled 30 tackles for the season … recorded a season-high six tackles in the season opener against Becker (9/11) … picked off a pair of passes at Curry (9/25) … returned them for a total of 26 yards … five tackles and another interception the next week against UMass-Dartmouth (10/2) … recovered a fumble in each of the last three games of the season … returned his recovery at Endicott (11/6) 35 yards.

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in physics … minor in philosophy … theoretical physics research at the MIT Center for Theoretical Physics … materials and nanofluids research at the Green Lab.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Century High School.

Recent Games
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 29 28
Assists 25 21
Tackles 54 49
Tackles per game 6.0 6.1
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 2 2
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 1 19 19.0 19 0 1 13 13.0 13 0
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 1 21 21.0 21 0 - - - - -
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 2 38 19.0 22 0 - - - - -
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 3 60 20.0 24 0 - - - - -
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 - - - - - 2 24 12.0 20 0
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 2 29 14.5 15 0 - - - - -
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 1 16 16.0 16 0 - - - - -
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 2 57 28.5 33 0 - - - - -
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 1 24 24.0 24 0 - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 1 - - 13 19 32
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 1 - - - 21 21
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 1 - - - 38 38
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 1 - - - 60 60
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 1 - - 24 - 24
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 1 - - - 29 29
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 1 - - - 16 16
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 1 - - - 57 57
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 1 - - - 24 24
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 0 - - 0 0 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 0 - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 8 Becker College W, 28-21 1 4 5 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 15 U.S. Coast Guard Academy L, 35-21 5 4 9 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Curry College L, 31-28 2 2 4 - - 0.5 3 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 UMass Dartmouth W, 28-27 1 2 3 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Plymouth State University W, 28-7 7 0 7 - - 0 - - - - 1 7 0 - - -
Oct 13 at Western New England University L, 36-14 3 6 9 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Salve Regina University W, 20-19 1 2 3 - - 0.5 2 - - - 1 20 0 - - -
Oct 27 at Nichols College W, 34-27 4 0 4 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 3 at Endicott College L, 49-14 5 5 10 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 9 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0

September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 13 264 20.3 0 33 3 37 12.3 0 20
Conference 12 245 20.4 0 33 2 24 12.0 0 20
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 116 19.3 0 24 3 37 12.3 0 20
Away 7 148 21.1 0 33 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 152 21.7 0 33 3 37 12.3 0 20
Losses 6 112 18.7 0 24 - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September 7 138 19.7 0 24 1 13 13.0 0 13
October 5 102 20.4 0 33 2 24 12.0 0 20
November 1 24 24.0 0 24 - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 - - 37 264 301 33.4
Conference 8 - - 24 245 269 33.6
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 5 - - 37 116 153 30.6
Away 4 - - - 148 148 37.0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 5 - - 37 152 189 37.8
Losses 4 - - - 112 112 28.0

August - - - - - 0 -
September 4 - - 13 138 151 37.8
October 4 - - 24 102 126 31.5
November 1 - - - 24 24 24.0
December - - - - - 0 -
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - -
Conference 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - -

August 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
September 0 0.0 - - 0 0 - - - - - -
October 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - -
November 0 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - -
December 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 29 25 54 6.0 - - 1.5 6 - - - 2 27 3 -
Conference 8 28 21 49 6.1 - - 1.5 6 - - - 2 27 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 5 15 12 27 5.4 - - 1 3 - - - 2 27 1 -
Away 4 14 13 27 6.8 - - 0.5 3 - - - - - 2 -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 14 8 22 4.4 - - 1 3 - - - 2 27 2 -
Losses 4 15 17 32 8.0 - - 0.5 3 - - - - - 1 -

August - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 4 9 12 21 5.2 - - 1 4 - - - - - 1 -
October 4 15 8 23 5.8 - - 0.5 2 - - - 2 27 1 -
November 1 5 5 10 10.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 1 -
December - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -