7 Michael Kulinski
7 Michael Kulinski
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New Lenox, Ill.
High School: Lincoln-Way Central
Position: S
Major: Computer Science
m 18
k/s 0.15
h % .217
a/s 8.46
b/s 0.28
sa/s 0.18
d/s 1.69

2019: Appeared in 18 matches as a junior ... tallied 330 assists (8.46 per set), seven service aces, 11 total blocks and 66 digs ... ranked second on the team with 8.46 assists per set ... registered 30 or more assists in five matches highlighted by a 41-assist performance against North Park on March 28 ... the 41 assists against North Park were the second-most in a single match by any student-athlete in the UVC this season ... [SEASON STATS]

2018:
UVC All-Academic Team … appeared in a career-high 19 matches and 41 sets … registered a career-high 188 assists (4.59 per set), six service aces, 23 digs, three solo blocks, nine block assists and 12 total blocks … dished out a season-high 41 assists in a 3-2 win over Ramapo (4/7) … in that game also had six digs and two blocks … [SEASON STATS]

2017:
Played in 16 sets … tallied 26 assists and four digs against John Jay (2/18) … posted 25 assists and five digs versus Lesley (2/4) … recorded 24 assists and two blocks at Mount Ida (2/2).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in computer science … Software Engineering Intern at IBM ... completed research with the Personal Robots Group in the MIT Media Lab … earned the EISP Scholarship … member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Why I Chose MIT: I chose MIT because it was a perfect blend of competitive athletics as well as prestigious academics. It is one of the best institutions in the world for engineering and computer science as well as having one of the most competitive Division III programs in the country.  What set MIT apart from other schools, however, was the atmosphere. MIT is very collaborative and the staff and students alike won’t even hesitate to help you succeed.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Lincoln-Way Central High School … all-conference … all-area … two-time MVP … two-time regional champions … three-time varsity letterwinner … National Honor Society … Mu Alpha Theta … Honor Roll … Illinois State Scholar … Mathletes all-conference … Link Crew … Welcome Crew … Knightmares.

Club: Ultimate Volleyball Club … captain … Gold bracket finish at 2016 Boys Junior National Championship.

Recent Games
Mar 30 vs. No. 5 Benedictine University (Ill.) L, 3-0
Mar 30 at Illinois Tech W, 3-0
Apr 3 No. 11 Endicott College W, 3-1
Apr 6 vs. Dean College W, 3-0
Apr 6 at Eastern Nazarene College W, 3-0
Apr 12 vs. New York University L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 18 3
Sets 39 6
Kills 6 2
Kills per set 0.15 0.33
Errors 1 0
Total Attacks 23 3
Hitting Percentage .217 .667
Assists 330 47
Assists per set 8.46 7.83
Service Aces 7 0
Service Errors 11 1
Service Aces per set 0.18 0.00
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 66 8
Digs per set 1.69 1.33
Block Solo 1 0
Block Assist 10 0
Block Total 11 0
Blocks per set 0.28 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 3 1
Points 19.0 2.0
Points per set 0.5 0.3
Matches started 10 1
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 W, 3-0 1 1 0 0 1 .000 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 25 vs. Lasell University W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 vs. Alvernia W, 3-1 1 1 0 0 0 - 11 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 26 vs. Baruch College W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 30 at Rivier University W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 8 at New York University L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at No. 4 Stevens Institute of Technology L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 vs. Baruch College W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 2 .500 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 16 Sage Colleges W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 2 .500 31 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Feb 16 No. 14 Vassar College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Wentworth Institute of Technology W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Colby-Sawyer College W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 3 .000 30 1 2 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Feb 23 at Bard College W, 3-0 - 1 1 0 1 1.000 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 24 at No. 8 SUNY New Paltz L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 27 Emmanuel College L, 3-1 1 2 0 0 1 .000 15 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Mar 2 Nazareth College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 St. John Fisher College L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 No. 2 Springfield College L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Elmira College W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. D'Youville College W, 3-1 - 4 1 0 3 .333 27 0 0 0 6 1 3 0 4 1 3.5
Mar 16 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 19 Emerson College W, 3-1 1 3 1 0 3 .333 28 1 3 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Mar 25 Cal Lutheran L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 vs. Aurora W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at North Park University W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 3 .000 41 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Mar 29 at No. 14 Dominican University (Ill.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 vs. No. 5 Benedictine University (Ill.) L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 30 at Illinois Tech W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 33 1 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Apr 3 No. 11 Endicott College W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 vs. Dean College W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 2 .500 34 1 1 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Apr 6 at Eastern Nazarene College W, 3-0 1 3 0 1 2 -.500 19 2 1 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Apr 12 vs. New York University L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  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
2016-17 9 16 7 0.44 1 15 .400 133 8.31 2 0.13 21 1.31 1 7 8 0.50 13.5 0.8
2017-18 19 41 6 0.15 3 13 .231 188 4.59 6 0.15 23 0.56 3 9 12 0.29 19.5 0.5
2018-19 18 39 6 0.15 1 23 .217 330 8.46 7 0.18 66 1.69 1 10 11 0.28 19.0 0.5
Total 46 96 19 0.20 5 51 .275 651 6.78 15 0.16 110 1.15 5 26 31 0.32 52.0 0.5
  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
Total 18 39 6 0.15 1 23 .217 330 8.46 7 0.18 66 1.69 1 10 11 0.28 19.0 0.5
Conference 3 6 2 0.33 0 3 .667 47 7.83 0 0.00 8 1.33 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 3 8 2 0.25 0 6 .333 74 9.25 1 0.13 19 2.38 0 3 3 0.38 4.5 0.6
Away 7 14 1 0.07 1 7 .000 121 8.64 4 0.29 18 1.29 0 2 2 0.14 6.0 0.4
Neutral 8 17 3 0.18 0 10 .300 135 7.94 2 0.12 29 1.71 1 5 6 0.35 8.5 0.5
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Wins 14 33 6 0.18 1 22 .227 301 9.12 7 0.21 62 1.88 1 9 10 0.30 18.5 0.6
Losses 4 6 0 0.00 0 1 .000 29 4.83 0 0.00 4 0.67 0 1 1 0.17 0.5 0.1
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January 4 4 0 0.00 0 1 .000 25 6.25 0 0.00 3 0.75 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
February 6 14 3 0.21 0 9 .333 117 8.36 1 0.07 18 1.29 0 2 2 0.14 5.0 0.4
March 5 14 2 0.14 0 9 .222 133 9.50 3 0.21 28 2.00 1 6 7 0.50 9.0 0.6
April 3 7 1 0.14 1 4 .000 55 7.86 3 0.43 17 2.43 0 2 2 0.29 5.0 0.7