17 Tyler Nolan
17 Tyler Nolan
Height: 6-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Sayville, N.Y.
High School: Sayville
Position: OPP
Major: Computer Science
Team: Long Island Volleyball Club

2013: Played in 37 sets...38 kills...seven digs...four blocks...recorded eight kills and two digs versus Southern Vermont (2/3)...also registered eight kills at Daniel Webster (1/26).

2012: Played in 14 sets...11 kills...eight blocks...six digs...five aces...tallied seven kills, a .750 hitting percentage, three digs, two blocks, and two aces versus Mount Ida (3/3)...posted four blocks and three aces against Hilbert (3/25).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in computer science with a minor in economics...conducted research in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems...Sigma Chi fraternity...Sloan Business Club.

Why I Chose MIT: I chose MIT because it seemed natural. I walked on campus and felt at home almost immediately. I could see the opportunities that were available for me at MIT and the challenges as well. The experience seemed like it would be tough but it was something that I felt I could find excitement in. The opportunity arose to challenge myself and I felt ready to embrace it.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Sayville High School...all-county...all-division...captain...holds school record for kills...was also the captain of the track and field team...National Honor Society.

Club: Long Island Volleyball Club.