32 - Jake Laux
Jake Laux
Height: 6-0
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dousman, Wis.
High School: Kettle Moraine
Position: LB
Major: Chemistry

2013: Started all nine games at linebacker … All-NEFC first team … CoSIDA Academic All-District … Academic All-NEFC … led the team in tackles for a third consecutive season with 98 … finished his career as MIT’s all-time leading tackler with 388 … reached double figures in tackles five times … led all linebackers and was second overall in the NEFC in tackles per game … started the season with seven tackles at Pomona-Pitzer (9/7) … 12 tackles at Becker (9/14) … named the NEFC Defensive Player of the Week for his effort against the Hawks … 15 stops and a fumble recovery for a TD at Salve Regina (9/28) … 11 tackles vs. Curry (10/5) … nine tackles and a forced fumble against Nichols (10/18) … season-high 16 tackles at Western New England (10/26) … nine tackles and a pass broken up against Endicott (11/2) … 14 stops against Maine Maritime (11/9) … five tackles and a recovered fumble at Coast Guard (11/16).

2012: Emerged as one of the top linebackers in the NEFC as a junior … started all nine games … first team All-NEFC (Boyd) at linebacker … All-New England … ECAC Division III North All-Star … Academic All-NEFC … led MIT for a second straight season in tackles with 121 … that mark also led the NEFC and was the second most in a season all-time at MIT … fourth in NCAA DIII in tackles per game (13.44) … double figures in tackles in all but one game … 14 tackles and a pass break up in the season opener against Becker (9/8) … 16 stops against Coast Guard (9/15) … 12 tackles against UMass Dartmouth (9/29) … in on 14 stops vs. Plymouth State (10/6) … set a new career-high with 19 tackles at Western New England (10/13) … season best 2.5 of those came for a loss … named the NEFC Defensive Player of the Week (10/21) with 12 tackles in the upset win over Salve Regina (10/19) … interception at the end of the game preserved the victory for the Engineers … 10 solo tackles in each of the last two games of the season … 14 tackles at Nichols (10/27) … finished with 16 stops at Endicott (11/3).

2011: Outstanding sophomore season … started all nine games … second team All-NEFC (Boyd Division) at linebacker … Academic All-NEFC … led the Engineers with 90 tackles … second in the NEFC in tackles … double figures in tackles in six games … broke up a pass in the season opener at Becker (9/10) … 11 stops against Curry (9/24) started a six-game streak with 10+ tackles … 16 tackles with a pass break up at UMass Dartmouth (10/1) … 10 stops at Plymouth State (10/8) … season-high 18 stops, including 1.5 for a loss, against Western New England (10/15) … credited with 12 tackles at Salve Regina (10/22) … 11 stops and a fumble recovery against Nichols (10/29).

2010: Saw action in all nine games as a freshman … finished second on the team with 79 tackles … ninth in the New England Football Conference in tackles … started the season with seven tackles against Becker (9/11) … reached seven again vs. Plymouth State (10/9) … closed out the season by reaching double figures in tackles in each of the last four games … started with a 14-tackle outing at Western New England (10/16) … 12 against Salve Regina (10/23) … season-high 20 stops, including two for a loss, at Nichols (10/30) … finished the season with 13 tackles at Endicott (11/6).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in chemistry and business management … concentration in philosophy … interned at the Medical College of Wisconsin … Intern at Promega Corporation … UROP in Wittrup lab in Chemical Engineering research at the Medical School of Wisconsin in the Volkman lab … wrestling club … 6th at Nationals in the 197-lb class … All-American in wrestling … Delta Kappa Epsilon … fraternity Pledge Trainer, Risk Manager, and Vice President.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Kettle Moraine High School … all-conference selection as a linebacker … three time letterwinner in football … also lettered four times in wrestling … captained both squads … conference champions and state qualifier in wrestling … National Honor Society … SMART Team … National Merit Finalist.