40 Heath Gould
40 Heath Gould
Height: 5-10
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: The Meadows School
Position: LB
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Chemistry

2013: Started all nine games at linebacker for MIT … All-NEFC second team … Academic All-NEFC … finished with a career best 33 tackles ... at least one stop in every game but one … four tackles in the season opener at Pomona-Pitzer (9/7) … recorded five stops in back-to-back games at Salve Regina (9/28) and against Curry (10/5) … six tackles at Western New England (10/26) … five more against Endicott (11/2) … set a new career best with seven stops against Maine Maritime (11/9).

2012: Solid second season at linebacker … started all nine games … Academic All-NEFC … finished with a career best 27 tackles ... second among linebackers in stops … matched his 2011 best with four stops in the first game of the season against Becker (9/8) … four solo tackles and one pass break up at Curry (9/21) … five tackles against Plymouth State (10/6) … five more at Nichols (10/27) … set a new career best with six stops at Endicott (11/3).

2011: Got into four games as a linebacker … totaled six tackles for the season ... season-high of four stops came at Mass. Maritime (9/17).

2010: Played in six games for the Engineers as a backup linebacker … made a solo tackle against UMass-Dartmouth (10/2).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences … minor in chemistry … concentration in literature … internship and research with the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas … researcher at the Health and Wellness Division of the MIT AgeLab and in the Gabrieli Lab … has been published and presented on the topic of Alzheimer’s … MIT Burchard Scholar in 2013 … philanthropy chair at Delta Kappa Epsilon.

High School: A 2010 graduate of The Meadows School … two-time all-region selection in football … helped lead his team to a pair of AA state championships … also a two-time all-state player in baseball … helped the baseball squad to three appearances in the state finals … NIAA Student-Athlete of the Year … AP Scholar with Distinction … National Honor Society … US Chemistry Olympiad national finalist … Wendy’s High School Heisman Student-Athlete Award.