2014 MIT Football News

  • Record Number of MIT Football Student-Athletes Named to Hampshire Honor Society by the National Football Foundation
    April 30, 2015
    DALLAS, Texas – A record 11 members of the MIT football team were named to the 2015 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, the organization announced.
  • MIT Football To Host Be The Match Registry Drive
    April 23, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For a third year in a row the MIT football team will be hosting a drive to sign people up to the Be The Match Registry, a national registration list of potential bone marrow donors.
  • NEWMAC To Sponsor Football Beginning Fall 2017
    April 08, 2015
    BOSTON, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) is excited to announce that it will begin sponsoring the sport of football starting in the 2017 season.
  • MIT Places Record 50 Student-Athletes on NEFC All-Academic Team
    January 22, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT set a program record for selections to the New England Football Conference (NEFC) All-Academic team when the league released the list of honorees for the 2014 season.
  • Six Engineers Named ECAC All-Stars
    December 24, 2014
    DANBURY, Conn. – More post-season honors for the MIT football program were announced this week. The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2014 Division III North Football All-Star teams this week and on the list were six Engineers.
  • Tobin Named All-American
    December 22, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After earning several post-season awards, sophomore Elliot Tobin (Minnetonka, Minn.) added another to his list when he was selected an honorable mention All-American by D3football.com. He is the only player from a New England Football Conference School (NEFC) to be named to the honor.
  • Wallace Among Six Engineers Selected for All-America Honors
    December 16, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Post-season honors continue to roll in for the MIT football program after its historic 2014 season. Senior running back Justin Wallace (Palatine, Ill.) was named a first team All-American by USA College Football after the organization released its annual list of honors.
  • Wallace, Tobin Selected for All-Region Honors
    December 10, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Post-season awards continue to roll in for senior Justin Wallace (Palatine, Ill.) and sophomore Elliot Tobin (Minnetonka, Minn.) of the MIT football team. D3football.com has announced that the pair of been voted onto the organization’s All-Region team for their play in 2014.
  • Martinovich Named Regional Coach of the Year by the AFCA
    December 08, 2014
    WACO, Texas – After leading the MIT football team to a 10-1 record and the programs first New England Football Conference (NEFC) championship, Chad Martinovich was named the Division III Coach of the Year for Region 1 by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).
  • Wallace, Tobin Named Academic All-Americans
    December 02, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After receiving all-region honors last week, senior Justin Wallace (Palatine, Ill.) and sophomore Elliot Tobin (Minnetonka, Minn.) were recognized for both their on field and academic achievements today when both were named to the 2014 Capitol One Academic All-America Division III Football Team.
  • Football Ousted From NCAA Playoffs by Wesley College
    November 29, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A dream season that saw the MIT football team win its first 10 games came to a close today as Wesley College took advantage of early mistakes to score 35 first quarter points on its way to a 59-0 win in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Football Playoffs.
  • Tobin, Wallace Receive All-Region Recognition
    November 24, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A pair of MIT football players received all-region honors today as the New England Football Writers and the Greater Gridiron Club of Boston released their annual awards lists. Senior Justin Wallace (Palatine, Ill.) and sophomore Elliot Tobin (Minnetonka, Minn.) were named to the 2014 NEFW II/III All-New England Team, with Wallace also awarded the annual Joe Zabilski Award by the Gridiron Club, which recognizes New England’s top offensive and defensive players in Divisions II and III.
  • MIT Captures First NCAA Playoff Win With Overtime Thriller at Husson
    November 22, 2014
    BANGOR, Maine – Trailing by three points with less than a minute to play, MIT got a game tying 38-yard field goal as time expired in regulation from sophomore Tucker Cheyne (Avon, Conn.), and then a spectacular TD catch by junior Seve Esparrago (St. Louis, Mo.) in overtime to pull out a thrilling, 27-20, win against host Husson University in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Football Tournament.
  • Record Twelve Engineers Earn All-NEFC Honors
    November 17, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a historic regular season that saw MIT post its first nine-game, undefeated regular season in school history, the MIT football team saw a record 12 of its players earn New England Football Conference (NEFC) postseason honors today when the league released its all-conference teams.
  • MIT to Face Husson University in First Round of NCAA Championships
    November 16, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After putting together a perfect 9-0 regular season and capturing its first-ever New England Football Conference crown, the MIT football team heard its name called during the selection show for the 2014 NCAA Division III Football Championship bracket.
  • MIT Completes Historic Regular Season With 24-13 Win Over Coast Guard
    November 15, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In front of an enthusiastic home crowd on Senior Night, the MIT football team completed its historic regular season with a 24-13 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy this evening in a New England Football Conference (NEFC) contest.
  • Wallace Awarded Gold Helmet Honor
    November 13, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a career day running the football last week, senior Justin Wallace (Palatine, Ill.) was honored by the New England Football Writers Association with its weekly Gold Helmet honor for Division III. He is the second MIT player to be honored with a Gold Helmet this season.
  • MIT-Coast Guard Football Game Time Changed
    November 10, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Kickoff for MIT’s final home football game of the season on Saturday, November 15 against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy has been changed from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The change was made to accommodate first round games of the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Tournament that MIT will be hosting on Saturday.
  • Wallace Named NEFC Offensive Player of the Week
    November 09, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a record breaking performance at Saturday in MIT’s football game against Maine Maritime Academy, senior running back Justin Wallace (Palatine, Ill.) has been selected as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Offensive Player of the Week the league has announced.
  • MIT Clinches NEFC Title With 55-37 Comeback Win at Maine Maritime
    November 08, 2014
    CASTINE, Maine – Led by a record-breaking performance by senior running back Justin Wallace (Palatine, Ill.), the MIT football team bounced back from a third quarter deficit and scored the game’s last four touchdowns to score a 55-37 victory over the Maine Maritime Academy in a New England Football Conference (NEFC) clash.
  • Travel Advisory for Maine Maritime Football Game
    November 06, 2014
    Due to the recent storm on the East Coast that resulted in some significant snowfall in and around the area of the Maine Maritime Academy, MIT fans traveling to this weekend’s football game between the Engineers and the Mariners should plan ahead for the trip due to the impact of the storm.
  • Four MIT Football Players Selected to Capital One Academic All-District Team
    November 06, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four members of the MIT football team were honored today for both their work on the field and in the classroom when the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District football team was released by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Williams Named NEFC Offensive Player of the Week
    November 02, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For his play in Saturday’s victory over Endicott College, senior quarterback Peter Williams (Portland, Ore.) has been selected as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Offensive Player of the Week the league has announced.
  • MIT Holds Off Endicott, 34-29, In Battle for First Place in NEFC
    November 01, 2014
    BEVERLY, Mass. – A 15-yard TD pass from senior Peter Williams (Portland, Ore.) to junior Chris McPherson (Gaithersburg, Md.) with 7:53 left proved to be the winning score as MIT overcame a second half comeback by Endicott College to take a 34-29 win.
  • Goldsberry Selected for Gold Helmet Honor
    October 29, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A record setting performance by senior Brad Goldsberry (Elizabeth, Colo.) in last weekend’s thrilling, 35-34, victory over Western New England University has led to another honor for the receiver/running back for the Engineers. The New England Football Writers Association announced today that it had chosen Goldsberry as this week’s Gold Helmet winner for Division III.
  • Pair of Engineers Earn NEFC Weekly Honors
    October 26, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a thrilling, 35-34, victory over Western New England University on Saturday night, a pair of MIT football players have been named to weekly honors by the New England Football Conference (NEFC) for their play. Senior Brad Goldsberry (Elizabeth, Colo.) was selected as the Offensive Player of the Week, sharing the award with Jacob Doolan of the Maine Maritime Academy. Sophomore Anthony Emberley (Longmont, Colo.) was named by the conference as the Special Teams Player of the Week.
  • Blocked Extra Point Preserves Thrilling, 35-34, Win For MIT
    October 25, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It all came down to the final minute in a battle of undefeated New England Football Conference (NEFC) teams when sophomore Anthony Emberley (Longmont, Colo.) blocked an extra point attempt with 42 seconds left to lift MIT to secure a thrilling, 35-34, win over Western New England University.
  • Esparrago Earns NEFC Player of the Week Honors
    October 19, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After tying a school record for touchdowns in a game, junior Seve Esparrago (St. Louis, Mo.) was named the Co-Offensive Player of the Week by the New England Football Conference (NEFC).
  • MIT Rolls Past Nichols, 52-20
    October 18, 2014
    DUDLEY, Mass. – MIT scored a pair of touchdowns in each in the first two quarters and went on to score at least one TD in every quarter as the Engineers rolled past Nichols College, 52-20, in a New England Football Conference (NEFC) game this afternoon. The victory continued MIT’s school-record winning streak to start a season as the Engineers moved to 5-0 and 3-0 in the NEFC.
  • MIT Football Participates In Coach to Cure MD Program
    October 07, 2014
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – As a part of it’s game against Salve Regina University on September 27, the MIT football team participated in Coach to Cure MD in order to promote awareness and raise funds for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research.
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