2018 MIT Football News

  • Twelve Engineers Recently Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society
    April 23, 2019
    Twelve members of the MIT football team were recently named by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) to the 2019 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. The honor society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.
  • Where Are They Now? - Mike Fitzgerald ‘11, Football
    March 12, 2019
    "Looking back on my time at MIT, I don’t think I would have graduated without football, it truly did offer me an outlet, while also reinforcing the need for a schedule and a plan, it helped me create a process, one that definitely helped me survive academically."
  • One-Armed MIT Senior Riley Quinn Excels On Gridiron And In Classroom
    January 08, 2019
    The deck was stacked against MIT senior Riley Quinn when he was born without a left hand and forearm. But that didn’t stop the 21 year old from excelling not only in the classroom but on the gridiron as well. The California native’s hard work and determination have been on display since the day he stepped on campus. https://nesn.com/college-football/
  • MIT Ranked 12th in the 2018 Learfield Directors' Cup Fall Standings
    January 03, 2019
    n the 2018 Fall Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, MIT is currently ranked 12th in the country among Division III programs with a total of 218.50 points. The Engineers are again the top-ranked program overall from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) after claiming four league championships in the fall.
  • Football's Goyal, Iversen Named as Google Cloud First Team Academic All-Americans
    December 12, 2018
    Senior quarterback Udgam Goyal (Frisco, Texas) and junior defensive back AJ Iversen (Kansas City, Mo.) have both been honored as Google Cloud First Team Academic All-Americans, as announced by CoSIDA on Wednesday.
  • Football's Riley Quinn Receives the Jerry Nason Award for Senior Achievement
    November 27, 2018
    MIT senior defensive back Riley Quinn (San Carlos, Calif.) has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Jerry Nason Award for Senior Achievement, presented by the New England Football Writers Association. The award is presented to a graduating senior football player from a college in the New England region who succeeds in football against all odds.
  • Bennington Named to the New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England Team
    November 21, 2018
    MIT football junior defensive lineman Ben Bennington (Harrisonburg, Va.) has been named to the 2018 New England Football Writers College Division II/III All-New England Team.
  • Football Falls to Johns Hopkins in First Round of NCAA Tournament
    November 17, 2018
    In the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon, the MIT football team saw its season come to an end with a 49-0 loss to No. 13 ranked Johns Hopkins University. This was the second appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the Engineers and the first-ever meeting with the Blue Jays.
  • Football Lands Five on Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
    November 15, 2018
    Five members of the MIT football team have been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Team, as announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Football Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
  • Parking, Tickets and Other Fan Information for Saturday's NCAA Tournament Game at No. 13 Johns Hopkins
    November 14, 2018
    The MIT football team will travel to No. 13 ranked Johns Hopkins University for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Tournament as that game will take place at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Md.
  • Goyal, Bubna Headline 15 Engineers Recognized With NEWMAC All-Conference Honors
    November 14, 2018
    The MIT football team leads the way on the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference Teams and major awards as 15 Engineers were recognized. Senior quarterback Udgam Goyal (Frisco, Texas) was named as the league’s Offensive Athlete of the Year, while head coach Brian Bubna was tabbed as the Coach of the Year. Overall, MIT had seven First Team honorees and six players named to the Second Team.
  • Football Earns NCAA Tournament Berth; Will Travel to Johns Hopkins
    November 11, 2018
    Coming off the 2018 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship on Saturday, the MIT football team has earned a spot in the 2018 NCAA Division III Football Championship as that field was announced on Saturday evening. The Engineers are the Pool B selection for the 32-team field and will be making the program’s second NCAA Tournament appearance and first since 2014.
  • Football Tops Springfield in 22-7 Final to Capture NEWMAC Championship
    November 10, 2018
    On Senior Day, the MIT football team forced three Springfield turnovers and turned those into 12 points, en route to a 22-7 final and the outright 2018 NEWMAC Conference Championship. Prior to the game, the Engineers recognized the senior class for their contributions to the MIT program during their careers.
  • Football Lands 21 On NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
    November 08, 2018
    The MIT football team has placed 21 student-athletes on the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference Team, as announced by the conference office. Overall, 93 student-athletes were recognized across the league as MIT is tied with WPI for the second-most among members institutions.
  • Football Moves to 8-1 With a 20-0 Shutout Win at Norwich
    November 03, 2018
    On Saturday afternoon, the MIT football team picked up its third shutout victory in its last four games with a 20-0 road shutout of Norwich University at Sabine Field. Today’s win sets up next week’s matchup with Springfield College as both teams will have a chance for at least a share of the NEWMAC Championship.
  • Football Falls to WPI in a 13-6 Final on Saturday in NEWMAC Play
    October 27, 2018
    On a rainy Saturday in Worcester, the MIT football team dropped a 13-6 final to WPI in a crucial NEWMAC contest at Alumni Stadium.
  • Football Earns 13-0 Shutout of Coast Guard, Moves to 7-0 For Second Time in Program History
    October 20, 2018
    For just the second time in program history, the MIT football team improved to 7-0 on the season with a 13-0 shutout of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday afternoon in Cambridge.
  • Wagner, Engineers Pick Up 35-0 Road Win at Maine Maritime
    October 06, 2018
    After jumping out to a quick 14-0 lead in the opening quarter, the MIT football team remained undefeated on the season with a convincing 35-0 road win at the Maine Maritime Academy on Saturday afternoon.
  • Football Improves to 5-0 With 31-24 Win Over USMMA
    September 29, 2018
    Led by a 362-yard, four-touchdown effort from senior quarterback Udgam Goyal (Frisco, Texas), the MIT football team moved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the NEWMAC with a 31-24 home win over Merchant Marine on Saturday.
  • Football Rallies Past Catholic for 34-24 Home Victory
    September 22, 2018
    After facing an early 14-point deficit, the MIT football team moved to 4-0 on the season with a 34-24 comeback win over Catholic University in the NEWMAC opener. The Engineers outscored the Cardinals by a 17-0 margin in the second half to secure the victory.
  • Football Holds Off Endicott for 31-29 Win to Improve to 3-0
    September 15, 2018
    Led by a pair of touchdowns from sophomore Keithen Shepard (Vancouver, Wash.) and a number of key special teams plays, the MIT football team held off Endicott College for a 31-29 road win on Saturday afternoon. The non-conference win is the second straight in the all-time series for MIT and improves the Engineers to a perfect 3-0 on the season.
  • Football Moves to 2-0 With 16-6 Road Win Over Curry
    September 07, 2018
    On Friday night in non-conference action, the MIT football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 16-6 road victory over Curry College. The Engineers held a convincing advantage in time of possession as MIT held the ball for over 37 minutes in the 10-point win.
  • Football Tops Becker in 23-3 Final in Season Opener
    August 31, 2018
    Scoring on its first play from scrimmage just 17 seconds in, the MIT football team opened the 2018 season with a 23-3 non-conference home victory over Becker College on Friday night. The win is the first for head coach Brian Bubna, who is in his first season as the head coach after spending nine years as an assistant.
  • MIT Football Announces the 2018 Season Schedule
    May 22, 2018
    The MIT football program has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2018 season as the Engineers open the season at home on Friday, August 31st vs. Becker College in a 7 p.m. start at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Brian Bubna Named as MIT Football Head Coach
    March 20, 2018
    Brian Bubna has been named as the MIT football head coach, as announced by MIT director of athletics Julie Soriero. Bubna has been a member of the MIT football coaching staff since the 2010 season and has served as the program’s defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator since 2012.