Westwood, Mass. (September 25) -- MIT sophomore John Robertson (Brentwood, Tenn.) has been named as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) football Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Saturday's 38-21 road win at Catholic in the NEWMAC opener. This is the first NEWMAC Player of the Week honor for Robertson.
In a 38-21 road win at Catholic, Robertson posted a career-high 185 yards with three touchdowns to lead the offense. He scored on touchdown runs of 15, nine and 31 yards while adding 10 receiving yards on two catches. Overall, with 56 kickoff return yards and 56 punt return yards, Robertson finished the victory with 307 all-purpose yards overall.
MIT is back in action on Saturday, September 30th as the Engineers travel to the Merchant Marine Academy for a Noon start.