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  • WPI Holds off Norwich to Conclude Fourth Consecutive Winning Season
    November 10, 2018
    WORCESTER -- Senior Blayne Merchant (Sanderson, FL) and junior Julian Nyland (Melrose, MA) scored on 50-plus yard plays and senior Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) kicked a career-long 42-yard field goal as WPI held off Norwich, 20-17, Saturday afternoon in the season finales for both teams in Alumni Stadium.
  • WPI Stymied by Coast Guard 24-10 in NEWMAC Road Contest
    November 03, 2018
    New London, CT --- Quarterback Ryan Jones (Punxsutawney, PA) tossed a pair of touchdowns and ran for another as Coast Guard defeating visiting WPI 24-10 in a NEWMAC football contest played on Saturday afternoon.
  • Herrington, Nyland and Ostrowski Help WPI Knock MIT from the Ranks on the Unbeaten
    October 27, 2018
    WORCESTER ― Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) connected on two fourth-quarter field goals in adverse conditions — one from 41 yards and one from 31 — with less than six minutes left, and Julian Nyland (Melrose, MA) connected with Nic Rossi (Howell, NJ) for a 19-yard touchdown in the second quarter, and WPI defeated MIT, 13-6, on Homecoming at Alumni Stadium.
  • Second Half Merchant Marine Rally Sinks WPI in NEWMAC Road Contest
    October 20, 2018
    Kings Point, NY -- Quarterback Krystian Abbott’s rushing touchdown with 38 seconds remaining and Gavin Gartner’s subsequent PAT helped cap a furious Merchant Marine rally as the host Mariners rallied from a 24-0 halftime deficit to defeat WPI 25-24 in a NEWMAC football contest played Saturday afternoon. 
  • Defense Pitches Shutout, Nyland Tosses Three TDs in WPI's Home Triumph
    October 06, 2018
    WORCESTER – Junior Julian Nyland (Melrose, MA) tossed three first-half touchdowns in WPI's 24-0 triumph over Catholic in NEWMAC football action Saturday afternoon inside Alumni Stadium.
  • McAllen & Herrington Each Score a Dozen Points as WPI Sails Past Maine Maritime
    September 29, 2018
    Castine, ME --- Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) ran for 131 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) booted three field goals and the WPI defense did not allow a point for the first 58:49 of the game as the Engineers went on the road and defeated Maine Maritime in a NEWMAC football contest played Saturday afternoon.
  • Springfield Spoils WPI’s Home Opener to Begin Year Two of NEWMAC Football
    September 22, 2018
    WORCESTER – Junior Hunter Belzo (Middletown, CT) rushed for 113 yards and two touchdowns, and threw for another, as Springfield emerged with a 17-14 victory over host WPI in a Saturday afternoon NEWMAC Football showdown in Alumni Stadium.
  • McAllen, Defense Flex Muscles as WPI Blanks Becker in Non-Conference Finale
    September 15, 2018
    Leicester, MA -- Sean McAllen rushed for 160 yards on just 16 carries with three touchdowns and caught three passes for 25 yards and a score as WPI went on road and shutout Becker 45-0 in its final non-conference game of the 2018 regular season on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Comeback Falls Short as WPI Football Drops 25-14 Decision to No. 24 RPI in Transit Trophy Game
    September 08, 2018
    Troy, NY --- Sophomore wide receiver Nick Smith caught the first two passes of his career - both touchdowns - and the RPI defense intercepted four passes, including one returned for a touchdown, as the No. 24 Engineers defeated WPI, 25-14, in the Transit Trophy Game at East Campus Stadium. RPI improves to 2-0 on the season and 26-12-1 in Transit Trophy games, including each of the last two seasons and four of the last five. WPI is now 1-1 in 2018.
  • WPI Earns First Postseason Win, Defeats Maritime (NY) in New England Bowl Series
    November 18, 2017
    WORCESTER – Junior Luca Cerasani (Abington, MA) was named the Most Valuable Player as the WPI football team earned its first-ever postseason game in the form of a 17-3 triumph over visiting Maritime (NY) Saturday in a New England Bowl Series matchup Saturday night in Alumni Stadium.
  • McAllen and Garcia Held Send Football to 42-7 Victory in Regular Season Finale at Norwich
    November 11, 2017
    Northfield, VT --- Sean McAllen ran for 132 yards and became WPI’s all-time single season rushing leader and Lou Garcia returned the second of his two second half interceptions for a touchdown as the Engineers went on the road and defeated Norwich 42-7 in the regular season finale on a chilly Saturday afternoon. 
  • Keyed by McAllen and Field, WPI Sails Past Coast Guard on Senior Day
    November 04, 2017
    WORCESTER – The sophomore running back duo of Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) and Connor Field (Granby, CT) combined for 209 yards and five of six rushing touchdowns, and WPI scored 30 consecutive points in the second half of a 44-16 NEWMAC Football triumph over visiting United States Coast Guard Academy Saturday in Alumni Stadium.
  • Ostrowski Dominant as WPI Holds off MIT; Wins Fourth Consecutive Game
    October 28, 2017
    Cambridge, MA --- Nick Ostrowski (Charlton, MA) totaled 11 tackles, forced a fumble and returned a 55-yard pick-six as WPI went on the road and defeated MIT 24-21 in NEWMAC football action Saturday in Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • WPI's Rice, Rossi, and Co., Power Past Merchant Marine
    October 21, 2017
    WORCESTER -- Senior Blake Rice (North Branford, CT) accumulated 233 yards and four touchdowns, including two by sophomore Nic Rossi (Freehold, NJ), in a 41-7 WPI win over visiting U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in a NEWMAC Football game Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
  • Get that fake stuff out of here!
    October 09, 2017
    This is a textbook example of how to blow up a fake field goal attempt. Watch how the defender gets this job done in the D3football.com Play of the Week.
  • Mahan and Rice Help Key WPI's Successful Road Trip to D.C.
    October 07, 2017
    WASHINGTON D.C. --- Brian Mahan (Ashland, MA) registered three interceptions as the WPI defense forced five turnovers and Blake Rice (North Branford, CT) threw for three touchdowns as the Engineers went on the road and defeated Catholic 31-14 Saturday afternoon in the first-ever meeting between the two programs. The Crimson and Gray head into their bye week with a 4-2 overall record and 2-1 mark in NEWMAC play while Catholic slips to 3-3 overall and 1-2 in conference action.
  • Malafronte, Garcia and Pacheco Guide Defense in WPI's Third Shutout
    September 30, 2017
    WORCESTER -- Sophomore Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) ran for 182 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns to go with a receiving TD while senior Lou Garcia (Springfield, MA) hauled in a pair of interceptions, including a pick-six, as the WPI football program earned its first-ever win in the NEWMAC era with a 45-0 triumph over visiting Maine Maritime Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
  • WPI Knocked Off on the Road by Springfield in NEWMAC Debut
    September 23, 2017
    Springfield, MA --- Jake Eglintine and Tyler Hyde both rushed for over a hundred yards and a touchdown and Jordan Wilcox added 84 yards on the ground and a pair of scores as host Springfield bested WPI 42-10 in the first-ever NEWMAC football game for both teams.
  • McAllen, WPI Rumble Past Becker in Non-Conference Finale
    September 16, 2017
    WORCESTER – Sophomore Sean McAllen (Prospect, CT) scored three touchdowns, and accumulated game-bests of 119 yards on 25 attempts and 85 yards on three receptions, in a 38-0 victory over Becker in the Engineers last non-conference football game on the 2017 schedule.
  • WPI Upended by RPI in Transit Trophy Game on Homecoming
    September 09, 2017
    WORCESTER – Junior Ed Trimpert (Hillsboro, NJ) amassed 234 yards on 11-for-17 passing and five touchdowns and senior Sean Egan (Watervliet, NY) accounted for three of six WPI turnovers as RPI reclaimed the Transit Trophy with a 36-14 victory Saturday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.
  • Football Rings in 2017 Season Season With Shutout of Anna Maria
    September 01, 2017
    WORCESTER -- Sophomore Sean McAllen rushed for 246 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead WPI past visiting Anna Maria, 48-0, Friday night in Alumni Stadium. It was the first meeting between the programs and the first WPI shutout since 2010 versus Becker, a span of 69 games.
  • WPI Football Falls Short to Nationally-Ranked St. Lawrence in Liberty League Finale
    November 12, 2016
    WORCESTER -- The St. Lawrence Saints scored 14 fourth-quarter points, capped by a 35-yard punt return by senior James Holley-Grisham en route to a 28-21 win over host WPI on Senior Day at Alumni Field.
  • Last Minute TD Pass from Rice to Thulin Gives WPI 37-34 Thriller Over Rochester
    November 05, 2016
    Rochester, NY --- Blake Rice threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead visiting WPI to a come-from-behind 37-34 victory over the University of Rochester at Edwin Fauver Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Late Hobart Touchdown Stuns WPI in Game Featuring Five-Fourth Quarter Lead Changes
    October 29, 2016
    WORCESTER -- Junior Shane Sweeney became Hobart’s single-season passing leader, and senior Jack Pfohl (Cicero, NY) scored an 18-yard touchdown with three seconds to go as the Statesmen upended host WPI, 35-31, in a Liberty League football game Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
  • WPI Engineers Sweep; Transit Trophy Returns to Worcester
    October 22, 2016
    Troy, NY --- Junior Dereck Pacheco (Barnstable, MA) logged 10 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss, a sack and a key safety in the fourth quarter, as WPI reclaimed the Transit Trophy with a 19-7 victory over host RPI Saturday in a Liberty League football tilt at East Campus Stadium.
  • Merchant Marine Stuns WPI in Wild Second Half; Eckler Sets Career Total Offense Record
    October 08, 2016
    WORCESTER – Junior Justin Sydlowski’s (Plymouth, MI) interception with 2:13 to play eventually led to the game-winning field goal by classmate Jake McDonough (Wilmington, NC) with 13 seconds left to lift visiting Merchant Marine to a 45-44 victory over WPI in a Liberty League matchup Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
  • Captains Lead Football to Comeback Triumph over Union in Robertson's 100th Win at WPI
    October 01, 2016
    WORCESTER – Senior wide receiver Brandon Eccher (Franklin, MA) ran back a punt 78 yards for a touchdown to spark a 21-14 come-from-behind win for WPI over visiting Union in a Liberty League game at Alumni Stadium.
  • Springfield's Second Half Surge Stuns Football in Liberty League Opener
    September 24, 2016
    Springfield, MA --- The Springfield College football team strung together 28-unanswered points and held on for a thrilling 28-23 win over WPI on Saturday afternoon at Stagg Field in Liberty League play.
  • Eckler and Murtagh Help WPI Cruise to 40-17 Victory at Norwich
    September 17, 2016
    Northfield, VT -- Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) threw for 343 yards, including touchdowns strikes to four different receivers, and ran for an additional score, while Brian Murtagh (Wayland, MA) led players with 14 tackles and chipped in with an interception as WPI went on the road and defeated Norwich 40-17 in a non-conference football contest played on Saturday afternoon. The Engineers wrap up the non-conference portion of their schedule with a perfect 3-0 record while the host Cadets slip to 0-3.
  • Fast Start Propels WPI Past Worcester State
    September 09, 2016
    WORCESTER -- Senior Dan Eckler (Stoughton, MA) helped account for a quartet of touchdowns, including one on the ground, in the first half to propel WPI past Worcester State, 41-7, in a non-conference football game Friday night at Alumni Stadium.
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1 Mary Hardin-Baylor (24) 15-0 624
2 Mount Union (1) 14-1 599
3 St. John's 12-1 566
4 UW-Whitewater 12-1 555
5 North Central (Ill.) 10-2 482
6 Johns Hopkins 12-2 457
7 St. Thomas 8-2 414
8 Muhlenberg 11-2 405
9 Hardin-Simmons 9-2 397
10 Bethel 11-2 396  
11 Whitworth 10-1 336  
12 Linfield 7-2 291  
13 Brockport 11-1 230  
14 Delaware Valley 9-2 223  
15 Illinois Wesleyan 8-2 197  
16 Berry 10-2 190  
17 John Carroll 9-2 168  
18 Wittenberg 9-1 162  
19 RPI 10-2 152  
20 Centre 10-2 137  
21 Washington and Jefferson 9-2 132  
22 Wheaton (Ill.) 8-2 109  
23 Wabash 9-1 105  
24 Randolph-Macon 9-3 91  
25 St. Norbert 10-2 83

Others receiving votes: Trine 73; UW-La Crosse 71; Wartburg 61; Wesley 59; Washington U. 58; Montclair State 49; Alfred 48; Ithaca 42; UW-Oshkosh 40; Central 29; Case Western Reserve 25; Baldwin Wallace 20; Salisbury 15; Trinity (Texas) 10; Hope 10; Redlands 6; Marietta 3; Trinity (Conn.) 3, MIT 2.

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