23 - Kira Schott
Kira Schott
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: Greenwich Academy
Position: D/M
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Started all 18 games...61 goals...nine assists...70 points...91 draw controls...41 groundballs...16 caused turnovers...set the MIT records for goals and draw controls in a season...ranked third in the NEWMAC in goals and draw controls, fifth in points, and sixth in groundballs...paced the team in caused turnovers and was second in assists...amassed eight goals, including the game-winner, five draw controls, and three groundballs at Gordon (3/18)...totaled seven goals at Keene State (4/3)...generated six goals and seven draw controls at Lasell (3/4)...also posted six goals versus Wellesley (4/8)...racked up three goals, one assist, nine draw controls, and two caused turnovers against Smith (4/5)...had nearly identical performances against Mount Holyoke in the regular-season finale and NEWMAC Tournament quarterfinals as she registered four goals, one assist, six draw controls, three groundballs, and a caused turnover in the first meeting (4/19) before compiling four goals, one assist, six draw controls, four groundballs, and two caused turnovers in the postseason (4/23)...NEWMAC all-conference first team...currently holds the MIT record for career draw controls (151) and ranks 12th in career points (107).

2013: Started all 17 games...31 goals...six assists...37 points...60 draw controls...52 groundballs...17 caused turnovers...paced the NEWMAC in groundballs, was fourth in draw controls, and tied for sixth in caused turnovers...led the team in draw controls and groundballs, ranked second in caused turnovers, and third in goals and points...set the MIT record for draw controls in a season...tallied six goals and seven groundballs against Smith (3/30)...posted two goals and three assists against Maine-Farmington (3/16)...totaled three goals, six draw controls, four groundballs, and four caused turnovers at Framingham State (4/2)...notched four goals versus Springfield (4/22)...had a hat-trick and five draw controls at Babson in the NEWMAC tournament quarterfinals (4/24)...racked up 11 draw controls at Colorado College (3/26).

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering...conducted a UROP with the MIT Sea Grant program studying different hull designs for model ships...Navy ROTC physical training officer...Roadkill Buffet (improv)...Theta.

High School: A 2012 graduate of the Greenwich Academy...all-conference...Academic All-American...two-time varsity letterwinner...2012 WNEPSSA Champions...also played soccer and basketball...earned all-conference honors for soccer while team was a WNEPSSA quarterfinalist in 2008...received four varsity letters for soccer and three for basketball...2012 Susan Beard Smart Best All-Around Athlete...Cum Laude Society...Math/Science Award...Greenwich Academy Faculty Award...AP Scholar with Honor...AP Scholar with Distinction...National Merit Commended Scholar.