16 Skyler Kaufman
16 Skyler Kaufman
Height: 6-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Needham, Mass.
High School: Needham
Position: MH
Major: Computational Biology
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2018: UVC All-Conference Honorable Mention … UVC All-Academic Team … UVC Player of the Week (1/22) … appeared in 24 matches and 87 sets … registered 220 kills (2.53 per set) along with a .413 hitting percentage, 21 service aces, 40 digs, a career-high 23 solo blocks, 58 block assists and 81 total blocks (0.93 per set) … led the team in hitting percentage, solo blocks, block assists and total blocks … ranked second in kills, second in kills per set and second in service aces … ranked fourth in the UVC in solo blocks, fifth in the UVC in hitting percentage, fifth in kills and seventh in total blocks … ranked 12th in the nation in hitting percentage and 20th in blocks per set  … tallied double-digit kills in 11 different matches highlighted by a season-high 16 kills against St. John Fisher (2/11) and No. 14 Eastern Mennonite (3/3) … notched a season-high three service aces against Ramapo (4/7) as well as a season-high seven block assists in a 3-1 win at No. 15 Elmira (3/31) … [SEASON STATS]

2017:
UVC All-Conference honorable mention … set the MIT record for season hitting percentage (.416) … played in 96 sets … ranked 11th in the nation and second in the UVC in hitting percentage … ranked sixth in the UVC in blocks per set … totaled 15 kills against North Central (1/20) and #15 Juniata (3/4) … racked up 12 kills, 10 blocks and three aces at Endicott (3/21) … posted 14 kills and six blocks versus #5 Wentworth (1/31) … generated 10 kills, eight blocks, and five digs against Endicott (1/28) … produced 12 kills and four blocks versus #1 Springfield (4/8).

2016: Played in 97 sets … tied the MIT record for season hitting percentage (.415) … ranked fifth in the UVC in hitting percentage … amassed 17 kills, five digs, and four blocks against #8 NYU (2/13) … generated 14 kills, a .812 hitting percentage, five blocks, and four digs versus Newbury (2/27) … posted seven blocks against Endicott (1/30) … earned six aces versus Sage (2/6).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in computational biology with a minor in philosophy … researched sepsis at Massachusetts General Hospital … Biotech Club.

Why I Chose MIT: I chose MIT because it is a school that offers amazing academics and opportunities outside of the classroom. I wanted to be a part of this community of really driven people. Volleyball was the cherry on top.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Needham High School … Bay State Conference all-star … 2015 state champions … three-time varsity letterwinner … was also a member of the soccer and track and field teams … National Honor Society … National Hispanic Scholar.

Club: Smash VBC … finished 17th at 18 Open Nationals.

Recent Games
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Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 23 at Regis College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 vs. Lasell College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 vs. Alvernia   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 vs. Baruch College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Rivier University   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at New York University   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Stevens Institute of Technology   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 vs. Baruch College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Emerson College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Sage Colleges   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Vassar College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Wentworth Institute of Technology   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at SUNY New Paltz   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Bard College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Colby-Sawyer College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Emmanuel College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Nazareth College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 St. John Fisher College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 Springfield College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Elmira College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. D'Youville College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Rutgers-Newark   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 Cal Lutheran   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 vs. Aurora   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at North Park University   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Dominican University (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 vs. Benedictine University (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Illinois Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 Endicott College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 vs. Dean College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Eastern Nazarene College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at UVC Tournament Quarterfinals   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UVC Tournament Semifinals   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UVC Tournament Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at NCAA Tournament First Round   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 29 97 227 2.34 48 431 .415 2 0.02 28 0.29 50 0.52 9 66 75 0.77 297.0 3.1
2016-17 27 96 229 2.39 51 428 .416 3 0.03 22 0.23 38 0.40 14 70 84 0.88 300.0 3.1
2017-18 24 87 220 2.53 35 448 .413 6 0.07 21 0.24 40 0.46 23 58 81 0.93 293.0 3.4
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Total 80 280 676 2.41 134 1307 .415 11 0.04 71 0.25 128 0.46 46 194 240 0.86 890.0 3.2
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