14 - Jenny Astrachan
Jenny Astrachan
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Westlake
Position: OH/RH
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Team: Austin Juniors

2012: Played in 45 sets...72 kills...47 digs...22 blocks...four aces...posted 10 kills, a .391 hitting percentage, four blocks, and three digs versus Worcester State (8/31)...recorded 10 kills and eight digs at Johnson & Wales (9/29)...notched eight kills, four blocks, four digs, and two aces against WPI (9/1)...also recorded eight kills versus Simmons (9/15)...NEWMAC academic all-conference.

2011: Played in 11 sets...66 assists...11 digs...nine kills...eight aces...three blocks...ranked fourth on the team in assists...dished out 21 assists and added three blocks against Bridgewater State (10/22)...had four digs versus UMass Dartmouth (9/30)...earned three aces versus Montclair State (9/10).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science...completed an internship with the Advanced Technology Lab at the University of Texas.

Why I Chose MIT: I chose MIT because of the balance between academics and extracurriculars. Everyone here is brilliant, but they are interesting people too. I also like the collaborative environment; rather than competing, students are working together.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Westlake High School...captain senior year...academic all-state...National Honor Society...Mu Alpha Theta...graduated summa cum laude...National Merit Finalist.

Club: Austin Juniors.