2016 MIT Football News

  • Where Are They Now? Sam Jasinski `08 - Football
    April 27, 2017
    Name: Sam Jasinski `08 Sport: Football Major: Course 2 (Mechanical Engineering) Current Place of Employment: Navigant Consulting, Inc.
  • "From Football to Physics" - Zachary Hulcher '17
    April 04, 2017
    Zachary Hulcher was once set on becoming a lawyer. In high school, he took part in mock trials and competed in youth judicial, playing the role of legal counsel and presenting cases in front of a student jury. He says his inspiration came partly from the television show Law and Order: “There’s drama, there’s action, you send people to jail, and you get to argue with people — and I loved arguing with people.”
  • Football Places League-Best 40 on the NEFC All-Academic Team
    January 17, 2017
    As announced by the New England Football Conference (NEFC), 40 members of the MIT football team have been named to the league’s All-Academic Team. The Engineers have the top number in the conference with their 40 honorees as 193 student-athletes overall earned the recognition.
  • Tobin, Kent Named to D3Football.com All-Region Second Team
    December 06, 2016
    Minneapolis, Minn. (December 6) -- MIT football senior guard Elliot Tobin (Minnetonka, Minn.) and freshman return specialist Sean Kent (Bend, Ore.) have each been named to the D3Football.com 2016 All-East Region Second Team for their performances this season for the Engineers.
  • Tobin, Cheyne Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
    November 30, 2016
    Austin, Texas (November 30) -- MIT football seniors Eliott Tobin (Minnetonka, Minn.) and Tucker Cheyne (Avon, Conn.) have both earned spots on the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division III Football Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Tobin earns First Team honors for the first time after being a Second Team honoree in 2015, while Cheyne was named to the Second Team for the first time in his career.
  • Seven Engineers Named to NEFC All-Conference Teams
    November 15, 2016
    Boston, Mass. (November 15) -- Seven members of the MIT football team have been named to the 2016 New England Football Conference (NEFC) All-Conference Teams, as voted on by the league’s head coaches. The Engineers had three First Team selections and four players earn Second Team recognition.
  • Emberley Named NEFC Defensive Player of the Week
    November 14, 2016
    MIT senior linebacker Anthony Emberley (Longmont, Colo.) has been named as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in a double-overtime road game at Nichols on Saturday in the season finale.
  • Football Drops 36-35 Double Overtime Final at Nichols
    November 12, 2016
    In the 2016 season finale, the MIT football team dropped a 36-35 double-overtime final to Nichols College on Saturday afternoon. The Bison scored on a two-point conversion in the second extra period to come away with the win.
  • Football Places Seven on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    November 08, 2016
    Seven members of the MIT football team have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. With seven selections, that total is the most of any school in District 1.
  • Brush, Robertson Earn NEFC Weekly Honors
    November 06, 2016
    MIT senior linebacker Kodiak Brush (Yorba Linda, Calif.) and freshman running back John Robertson (Brentwood, Tenn.) have both been honored by the New England Football Conference (NEFC) for their performances in a win over Curry College. Brush was named as the league’s Defensive Player of the Week, while Robertson earned Offensive Rookie of the Week honors for the second time.
  • Football Downs Curry by 26-21 Final on Senior Day
    November 05, 2016
    On Senior Day at Steinbrenner Stadium, the MIT football team picked up its second straight win with a 26-21 victory over visiting Curry College on Saturday afternoon. The win evens the team’s NEFC record at 3-3 heading into next weekend’s season finale.
  • Cheyne Honored for Second Time as NEFC Player of the Week
    October 30, 2016
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 30) -- MIT senior kicker Tucker Cheyne (Avon, Conn.) has been named as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Special Teams Player of the Year for his performance in a win over Coast Guard on Saturday. This marks the third weekly honor for MIT this season and the second for Cheyne.
  • Balanced Effort Leads Football to 23-7 Win Over Coast Guard
    October 29, 2016
    Led by a career-high 127-yard performance from freshman running back John Robertson (Brentwood, Tenn.) and a solid defensive effort, the MIT football team defeated the United States Coast Guard Academy by a 23-7 home final on Saturday at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Robertson Named as NEFC Offensive Rookie of the Week
    October 23, 2016
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 23) -- MIT football freshman running back John Robertson (Brentwood, Tenn.) has been named as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Offensive Rookie of the Week for his performance on Saturday afternoon.
  • Football Falls at Salve Regina in 35-22 Final
    October 22, 2016
    On Saturday afternoon in Rhode Island, the MIT football team dropped a 35-22 final to Salve Regina University in New England Football Conference (NEFC) action.
  • Football Drops Road Final at Western New England
    October 15, 2016
    At Golden Bear Stadium on Saturday afternoon, the MIT football team fell to Western New England University by a 37-0 final in New England Football Conference play. The Golden Bears are ranked No. 1 in this week’s Grinold Chapter New England Division III Coaches Poll.
  • Football Falls to Endicott 21-9 in NEFC Play
    October 01, 2016
    On a rainy Saturday afternoon, the MIT football team dropped a 21-9 final to visiting Endicott College in NEFC action at Steinbrenner Stadium. The Gulls held a 14-7 halftime lead before coming away with the 12-point final.
  • Cheyne Named as NEFC Special Teams Player of the Week
    September 25, 2016
    MIT senior kicker Tucker Cheyne (Avon, Conn.) has been named as the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in a 30-13 road win at Maine Maritime on Saturday afternoon.
  • Football Picks Up 30-13 Road NEFC Win Over Maine Maritime
    September 24, 2016
    In the 2016 NEFC opener for both teams, the MIT football team jumped out to a 17-13 halftime advantage and pulled away for a 30-13 win over Maine Maritime on Saturday afternoon at Ritchie Field.
  • Football Drops 31-10 Home Final to RPI on Saturday
    September 17, 2016
    On Saturday afternoon at Steinbrenner Stadium, the MIT football team dropped a 31-10 final to visiting RPI in the team’s final non-conference game of the season. RPI is receiving votes in this week’s D3football.com Top 25 National Poll.
  • Football Falls to Becker by 17-10 Final on Alumni Day
    September 10, 2016
    On Saturday afternoon at Steinbrenner Stadium, the MIT football team dropped a 17-10 home final to Becker College in non-conference action on Alumni Day. The Engineers trailed 17-0 and closed to within a touchdown late, but were unable to recover the ensuing onside kick in the seven-point final.
  • Football Drops Overtime Battle With WPI by 37-34 Final
    September 02, 2016
    Despite rallying from a late 10-point deficit to force overtime, the MIT football team dropped its season opener to visiting WPI by a 37-34 final on Friday night at Steinbrenner Stadium. In front of a standing room only crowd of over 1,200, the Engineers used an onside kick recovery to set up the tying field goal with just 10 seconds left in regulation.
  • Football Chosen Fourth in NEFC Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 15, 2016
    Cambridge, Mass. (August 15) -- In the 2016 New England Football Conference (NEFC) Preseason Coaches Poll, the MIT football team has been chosen in a tie for fourth with Curry College with a total of 31 points. Defending champion Western New England was tabbed as the preseason favorite by the league’s eight head coaches.
  • MIT Football Introduces 2016 Freshman Class
    August 02, 2016
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A group of 25 student-athletes will make up the 2016 freshman class of the MIT football team, as announced by head coach Chad Martinovich. The class includes players from 20 different states, with Massachusetts having the most in the class with three. Other states with two or more student-athletes include California, Texas and Virginia.