9 - Martin Krasuski
Martin Krasuski
Height: 6-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Aurora, Ill.
High School: Metea Valley
Position: OH
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Team: Sports Performance Volleyball Club

2014: Played in 93 sets...230 kills...120 digs...36 blocks...14 aces...tied for second on the team in kills, tied for third in aces, and was fourth in digs...racked up 17 kills against #6 UC Santa Cruz (4/5) after posting 15 kills and three blocks in an earlier meeting (2/20)...tallied 16 kills, six digs, and two blocks at #10 Stevens (3/22)...recorded 11 kills and 10 digs versus Medaille (3/9)...notched 11 kills and four blocks versus Penn State-Behrend (3/9)...had an 11-dig and nine-kill performance at Wentworth (2/15)...earned 10 digs and three aces against Hilbert (3/8)...UVC All-Academic.

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science.

Why I Chose MIT: I chose MIT because it had the perfect balance of academics and athletics. I get to continue my volleyball career at a high level while pursuing a degree at one of the best schools in the world. I felt right at home when I visited, and I look forward to the rest of my career at MIT.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Metea Valley High School...three-time captain...three-time all-conference...Chicago Sun Times all-area team...Daily Herald Prep Sports Athlete...Naperville Sun all-area team...Daily Herald Dupage County all-area team...set the Metea Valley record for kills in a three-set match with 26...recorded 469 kills during his senior season...three-time varsity letterwinner...also earned a varsity letter for soccer and played basketball...iSTEM Club vice-president...AP Scholar with Honor.

Club: Sports Performance Volleyball Club captain as a junior.