44 - Justin Wallace
Justin Wallace
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Year: So.
Hometown: Palatine, Ill.
High School: William Fremd
Position: RB
Major: Aerospace Engineering

2012: Another solid season as MIT’s top running back … started all nine games … first team All-NEFC (Boyd) at running back … Academic All-District … Academic All-NEFC … led the team in rushing with 867 yards … fourth in the NEFC with his 96.3 yards per game … nine touchdowns led the team … three 100-yard games … also caught nine passes for 101 yards … went for a season-high 147 yards and a pair of scores against Becker (9/8) … also caught a pair of passes for a season best 28 yards against the Hawks … followed that up with 107 yards and a score against Coast Guard (9/15) … 96 yards and three scores against Plymouth State (10/6) … caught two passes against the Vikings … 108 yards and a score in the upset win over Salve Regina (10/19) … 139 yards and a score at Nichols (10/27) … finished the season with 84 yards and a score at Endicott (11/3).

2011: Impact player in his first season at MIT … started all nine games at running back … NEFC Boyd Division Offensive Rookie of the Year … ECAC Division III North Offensive Rookie of the Year … second team All-NEFC (Boyd Division) at running back … led the Engineers with 981 yards on the ground … fourth in the NEFC in rushing … seventh in the conference in all-purpose yards per game … ranked 28th in the nation with his 109.0 yards per game average … .that led all freshmen nationally in Division III … ran for eight TDs … eclipsed the 100-yard mark four times … rushed for a score in each of the first four games of the season … started his career with 170 yards and a score at Becker (9/10) … also had his season long run of 41 yards in that contest … 120 yards and a score against Curry (9/24) … 84 yards and a score at UMass Dartmouth (10/1) … 106 yards at Plymouth State (10/8) … 80 yards at Salve Regina (10/22) … season best of 190 yards and three TDs vs. Nichols (10/29) … earned NEFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for that effort … finished the year with 89 yards and a score against Endicott (11/5).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in aerospace engineering … research for the for Zero Robotics Team at the MIT Space Systems Lab.

High School: A 2011 graduate of William Fremd High School … offensive MVP … honorable mention all-state selection … all-conference … all-area … Iron Will Award … team was conference co-champions … two-time team captain … also a member of the track team … IHSA all-state academic team.