20 - Ambika Krishnamachar
Ambika Krishnamachar
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Darien, Conn.
High School: Phillips Academy
Position: F
Major: Computer Science and Engineering
Team: CFC Arsenal

2014: Appeared and started in 22 games … finished second on the team with eight goals … led the Engineers with 12 assists and 28 points … recorded a team-high 92 shots and 45 shots on net … netted two game-winners against Wheaton College (10/7) and Salem State (10/21) … 2014 NEWMAC Athlete of the Year … 2014 NEWMAC First Team All-Conference … 2014 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week (10/27). 

2013: Played in and started all 21 games as a junior … scored 11 goals and four assists for 26 points … first on the team in goals and points, and tied for second in assists … first in the NEWMAC in shots, and second in both goals and points … scored two goals apiece in games against Wheaton (10/08), Salem State (10/22) and Coast Guard (11/02) … in MIT’s 5-1 victory over Coast Guard, she had a hand in every single goal that Tech scored, assisting on three and scoring two of her own … scored four game-winning goals throughout the season … NSCAA Third Team All-American … NSCAA Third Team Scholar All-America … NSCAA First Team All-New England North … NSCAA First Team Scholar All-East Region … NEWMAC Athlete of the Year … NEWMAC First Team All-Conference … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week three times (10/15, 10/28 and 11/04) … ECAC Player of the Week (11/4) … ECAC All-Star First Team … NEWISA First Team All-New England.

2012: Played 19 games and started ten … recorded four goals and one assist to total nine points … ranked third on the team in total points … tied for second on the team for most goals this season … posted a goal and an assist against Manhattanville (9/09).

2011: Played in 21 games, started 13 … posted five goals and two assists for 12 points … three game-winning goals … ranked second on the team in goals and points and tied for third in assists … tied for fourth in the NEWMAC in game-winning goals, ranked 12th in points, and tied for 12th in goals … scored game-winning goals against Lesley (9/13), Mount Holyoke (10/15), and then Wellesley (10/18) in overtime … registered MIT's first goal in a 2-1 win over Roger Williams (9/20) … set up the game-winning goal against Coast Guard (10/22) … posted one goal and one assist versus Husson (10/25) … NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week (10/24) … second team NEWMAC all-conference.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in computer science and engineering with a minor in mathematics and a concentration in Spanish … worked at Scratch in the MIT Media Lab … was a product intern at Catalina and Kyruus … conducted a UROP at Langer Lab where she explored the use of ultrasound as a way to treat tumors … College Counseling Chair for Amphibious Achievement (dual athletic-academic community service program).

High School: A 2011 graduate of Phillips Academy … Phillips Academy Drake Award … 2009 New England Prep School Champions … also participated in hockey, track and field, crew, and ultimate Frisbee … Presidential Scholar nominee … National Merit Commended Scholar … Honor Roll.

Club: CFC Arsenal.