47 - Richard Yoon
Richard Yoon
Height: 5-10
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rochester Hills, Mich.
High School: Rochester
Position: DL
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2012: Saw action in seven games for MIT as a senior … Academic All-NEFC … finished with 10 tackles … season-high three stops against Plymouth State (10/6) … also posted 1.5 tackles for a loss against the Vikings … two stops at Nichols (10/27).

2011: Played in eight games for the Engineers as a junior … Academic All-NEFC … finished the year with 12 tackles … pair of tackles at UMass Dartmouth (10/1) … season-high four tackles against Western New England (10/15) … three stops, including in on a tackle for a loss, against Nichols (10/29).

2010: Saw action in five games for MIT … Academic All-NEFC … finished the season with two tackles … both stops came at Endicott (11/6).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … concentration in economics … internship at Goldman Sachs … powertrain methodology engineer intern at Chrysler … market researcher at Oscomp System … Protype lab engineer intern at Takata … solar panel research at Ben Gurion University, Israel Solar Energy Center … co-author of a text book published by Professor Faiman … electrical vehicle research on rapid discharge and recharge batteries at EVT MIT … self powered desalination at Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT … qualified for international design competition (placed in top eight) … Gates Millennium Scholar …  Questbridge Scholar … Dow MIT Scholar …  president of Alternative Spring Break … vice president of Korean Student Association … team leader for Ventureships club … Sloan Business Club … Big Brothers of Boston … street drumming … Phi Beta Epsilon.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Rochester High School … all-league selection … team captain … scholar-athlete … AP Scholar with Distinction … top 100 in Michigan Math Prize competition … AIME … second in Michigan for KESA competition.