News from Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Dan Hoag of Dover Plains, N.Y., Earns Spot on WPI Football Team
WORCESTER, MA (08/30/2017)– Eighth-year WPI head coach Chris Robertson has revealed the 2017 Football roster which includes Dan Hoag.
Fresh off back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in nearly 25 seasons, the Engineers begin conference play in the NEWMAC, continuing league rivalries with Springfield and Merchant Martine, renewing league ties with Coast Guard and Norwich and forging new gridiron matchups with MIT, Maine Maritime and Catholic.
WPI, who was picked third in the inaugural coaches poll, hosts Anna Maria Friday night and heads to Springfield to begin it’s first NEWMAC slate, following several years in the Liberty League, on September 23.
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About Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., WPI is one of the nation’s first engineering and technology universities. Its 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. WPI’s talented faculty work with students on interdisciplinary research that seeks solutions to important and socially relevant problems in fields as diverse as the life sciences and bioengineering, energy, information security, materials processing, and robotics. Students also have the opportunity to make a difference to communities and organizations around the world through the university’s innovative Global Projects Program. There are more than 40 WPI project centers throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.