CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a solid outing on Saturday, freshman Udgam Goyal (Frisco, Texas) has been selected as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Offensive Rookie of the Week the league announced. He is the second MIT football player to be selected to the award this season, joining Adis Ojeda (Springfield, Va.) as the Engineers honorees this season.
In his second career start at quarterback, Goyal had an impressive performance for MIT against Salve Regina, completing 19-of-30 for 251 yards and three scores with one interception. He set career-highs in completions, attempts, yards and touchdowns. His 251 yards passing are the most by a MIT quarterback this season, with his 19 completions ranking third this year. He completed touchdown passes of 12, 21 and 29 yards.