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.
"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."
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/
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.