21 Will Tashman
21 - Will Tashman
Height: 6-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Atherton, Calif.
High School: Menlo School
Position: F

2011-12: Played in and started all 31 games as a junior, averaging 11.7 points, 9.6 and 2.6 assists per game with .537 FG% … NEWMAC All-Conference first team … NCAA Division III All-Tournament team … ECAC All-New England second team … NEWMAC Player of the Week (1/16/12) … led team and NEWMAC and ranked 36th nationally in rebounding … led team and NEWMAC and ranked 20th nationally in double-doubles … fourth in NEWMAC in FG%, sixth in assists and blocks … career-high six assists against Salem St. (12/8/11) … tied a career-high with 15 rebounds in NCAA tournament opening round win over Skidmore (3/2/12) … recorded double-doubles in four of five NCAA tournament games, averaging 11.8 points and 12.0 rebounds per game during MIT’s run to the Final Four … season-high 23 points against RPI (11/19/11) … led team in rebounding 20 times, including four of five NCAA tournament games

2010-11: Played in and started 29 games as a sophomore, averaging 14.1 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game with .495 FG%, .417 3PT% and .807 FT% … NEWMAC all-conference first team … NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player … D3Hoops Northeast Region fourth team … led team and NEWMAC in rebounding and was 62nd nationally … led team in blocks and FT% … fourth in NEWMAC in FT%, fourth in minutes played, fifth in FG%, sixth in scoring, sixth in assists … recorded double-doubles in 11 games … scored in double figures in 22 games, including 12 straight to end the season … led MIT in rebounds in 23 games, including the final seven of the season … averaged 17.0 points and 12.0 rebounds in two NEWMAC tournament wins to earn Most Outstanding Player honors … scored a career-high 26 points to go along with 11 rebounds vs. Coast Guard (1/27/11) … stuffed stat sheet with 16 points, 10 boards and five assists in NCAA tournament win over Ithaca (3/4/11) … recorded eighth-highest single-season rebound total in MIT history (259)

2009-2010: 1st in NEWMAC in FG% (56.8)... 4th in NEWMAC in Rebounds (7.2)… 5th in NEWMAC in Offensive Rebounds (2.54) and Defensive Rebounds (4.62)… 10th in NEWMAC in FT% (68.8) and Blocks (0.62)…tied Hamidou Soumare ‘08 for 9th all-time in FG% for a season (56.8)… played and started in 26 games, averaging 8.7ppg, 7.2 rpg, 1.7 apg, and 30.6 minutes per game… shot 7-for-14 from 3-point-line for a 50% average…shot 69% from free throw line… totaled 16 blocks and 26 steals on season… in first collegiate game posted 10 rebounds, 6 points, 3 assists, and a steal in the 68-54 win over Emmanuel…pulled down game-high and career-high 13 rebounds vs. Suffolk…beginning with 12-point, 13-rebound double-double performance at Emerson, would average 14 points and 8.5 rebounds over next four games, including 20 points and 8 rebounds in OT win against Salem State…dished out career-high 4 assists in next game vs. Lesley along with 9 points and game-high 12 rebounds…back-to-back-to-back games of near double doubles, posting 12 points and 9 rebounds vs. Springfield, game-high 15 points and 9 rebounds vs. Wheaton along with career and game-high 4 steals, followed by 9 points and game-high 12 rebounds at Coast Guard…matched career-high of 4 assists along with double-double of 13 points and game-high 11 rebounds in Feb. 13th game vs. Coast Guard…next two games posted career highs in blocks with three at Wheaton and three at Springfield…ended season with monster performance in Engineers OT loss vs. DeSales in 1st Round of NCAA Tournament, posting game-high 21 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals on 8-for-10 shooting and 2-for-3 from the three point line

Off the Court: Majoring in materials science and engineering … minor in physics … internship with Lunera Lighting Inc., helping to develop new LED fixtures

High School: Attended the Menlo School … played under Coach Kris Weems for high school and AAU... two-time section champion … three-time league champion … named league MVP as a senior … first team all-league as a junior … first team all-section in water polo … received Chris Zider Scholarship