10 Thomas Nelson
10 Thomas Nelson
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: San Ramon, Calif.
High School: Dougherty Valley
Position: L/OH
Major: Mechanical Engineering
m 21
k/s 0.00
h % -.400
a/s 0.82
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.00
d/s 3.21

2017: Played in 93 sets … ranked seventh in the UVC in digs per set … racked up 19 kills, nine digs, and two blocks against #5 Wentworth (1/31) … tallied 10 kills, 10 digs, and four aces versus Emerson (2/14) … amassed 23 digs at Johnson & Wales (1/28) … posted 11 digs versus Penn State – Behrend (3/11) followed by 10 against #1 Springfield (4/8).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in computer science and a concentration in robotics … interned with the Intel Corporation … completed research in both the MIT Biomimetic Robotics Lab and the MIT Ideation Lab earned the Shell Technical Scholarship.

Why I Chose MIT: I chose MIT because it is truly a unique school. The student body is so passionate about everything they do and there are so many opportunities to explore various interests. Everyone is willing to lend a helping hand and the students really look out for each other. I have always had an interest in math and science and am thrilled to have the opportunity to earn an engineering degree at MIT while being able to continue my passion of playing volleyball at a high competitive level.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Dougherty Valley High School … Diablo Foothill Athletic League MVP … All-East Bay first team … four-time varsity letterwinner … Dougherty Valley MVP … Dougherty Valley Athlete of the Year … also earned four varsity letters as a member of the soccer team … National Honor Society … AP Scholar with Distinction … senior class treasurer.

Club: Pacific Rim Volleyball Academy … finished fifth at Junior Nationals … was a member of the USA Volleyball Youth National Team.

Recent Games
Mar 30 vs. Bard College W, 3-0
Mar 31 at No. 15 Elmira College W, 3-1
Apr 4 Rivier University L, 3-1
Apr 5 at No. 15 Endicott College L, 3-0
Apr 7 vs. Ramapo College W, 3-2
Apr 7 at No. 1 Springfield College L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 21 9
Sets 73 30
Kills 0 0
Kills per set 0.00 0.00
Errors 2 2
Total Attacks 5 2
Hitting Percentage -.400 -1.000
Assists 60 23
Assists per set 0.82 0.77
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 7 3
Digs 234 78
Digs per set 3.21 2.60
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 0.0 0.0
Points per set 0.0 0.0
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 20 at Emmanuel College W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 7 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 20 vs. Alvernia W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 23 Regis College W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 2 Eastern Nazarene College W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 3 at Emerson College W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 3 vs. Southern Vermont College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Emmanuel College W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 6 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 10 Nazareth College L, 3-1 - 4 0 1 1 -1.000 4 0 0 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 11 St. John Fisher College W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 17 at No. 2 Stevens Institute of Technology L, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 2 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 18 vs. No. 7 New York University W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 27 at No. 13 Wentworth Institute of Technology W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 3 at Lasell College W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 3 vs. No. 14 Eastern Mennonite University W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 2 .000 5 0 0 1 28 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 10 No. 12 Vassar College L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 10 Stevenson University W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 24 vs. Sage Colleges L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 25 vs. No. 5 SUNY New Paltz L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 28 Cal Lutheran L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 30 vs. Bard College W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 31 at No. 15 Elmira College W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Apr 4 Rivier University L, 3-1 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Apr 5 at No. 15 Endicott College L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 vs. Ramapo College W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at No. 1 Springfield College L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 26 93 107 1.15 57 280 .179 20 0.22 22 0.24 183 1.97 1 10 11 0.12 135.0 1.5
2017-18 21 73 0 0.00 2 5 -.400 60 0.82 0 0.00 234 3.21 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Total 47 166 107 0.64 59 285 .168 80 0.48 22 0.13 417 2.51 1 10 11 0.07 135.0 0.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 21 73 0 0.00 2 5 -.400 60 0.82 0 0.00 234 3.21 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Conference 9 30 0 0.00 2 2 -1.000 23 0.77 0 0.00 78 2.60 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 33 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 25 0.76 0 0.00 90 2.73 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Away 6 21 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 20 0.95 0 0.00 73 3.48 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Neutral 6 19 0 0.00 0 2 .000 15 0.79 0 0.00 71 3.74 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
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Wins 14 49 0 0.00 0 3 .000 37 0.76 0 0.00 172 3.51 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Losses 7 24 0 0.00 2 2 -1.000 23 0.96 0 0.00 62 2.58 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
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January 3 10 0 0.00 0 1 .000 8 0.80 0 0.00 44 4.40 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
February 8 28 0 0.00 2 2 -1.000 23 0.82 0 0.00 89 3.18 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
March 9 32 0 0.00 0 2 .000 26 0.81 0 0.00 96 3.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
April 1 3 0 0.00 0 0 - 3 1.00 0 0.00 5 1.67 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0