17 Abby Bertics
17 Abby Bertics
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: La Jolla, Calif.
High School: The Bishop's School
Position: OH
Major: Computer Science and Engineering
m 28
k/s 4.97
h % .304
a/s 0.11
b/s 0.45
sa/s 0.45
d/s 2.40
Career Highs
Kills 31 vs. Tufts (Nov. 11, 2017 - NCAA Tournament Second Round)
Aces 4 vs. Mount Holyoke (Sept. 30, 2017)
vs. Endicott (Sept. 8, 2018)
Digs 18 vs. Wheaton (Sept. 25, 2018)
Blocks 9 vs. Amherst (Nov. 14, 2015 - NCAA Tournament Second Round)

 

2018: Google Cloud Academic All-America Team Member of the Year for Division III Volleyball … Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team … AVCA All-America Third Team … NEWMAC Athlete of the Year … NEWMAC All-Conference First Team … AVCA New England Region Player of the Year … AVCA New England All-Region Team … NEWVA All-New England First Team … Google Cloud Academic All-District … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team … NEWMAC Offensive Athlete of the Week (9/4, 10/29) … MIT 1000 Kill Club … MIT Invitational All-Tournament Team … led Division III in kills per set (4.97) … set the MIT records for kills in a three-set match (28 vs. Clark on 10/9) and kills per set in a season (4.97) … graduates ranked sixth all-time at MIT in career kills per set (3.41) and seventh in career kills (1,356) and career hitting percentage (.309) … played in 88 sets … 437 kills … 0.304 hitting percentage … 211 digs … 40 blocks … 40 aces … led the NEWMAC in kills and kills per set and ranked fifth in hitting percentage … recorded nine double-doubles … reached double-digits in kills in 21 of 28 matches … generated 30 kills, seven digs, and three blocks at Emerson (10/23) … amassed 26 kills and 18 digs at Wheaton (9/25) … tallied 15 kills, nine digs, six blocks, and two ace against WPI (10/27). [SEASON STATISTICS]

2017: CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team … AVCA All-America Third Team … NCAA Tournament Providence, R.I. Regional All-Tournament Team … NEWMAC Athlete of the Year … NEWMAC All-Conference First Team … NEWVA Player of the Year … NEWVA All-New England First Team … AVCA New England All-Region Team … CoSIDA Academic All-District … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Offensive Athlete of the Week (9/5, 9/18, 10/30) … Morrisville State College Mustang Tournament All-Tournament Team … played in 110 sets … 447 kills … 0.326 hitting percentage … 58 blocks … ranked second in the NEWMAC in kills and kills per set (4.06) and fourth in hitting percentage … reached double-digits in kills in 28 of 33 matches … amassed 31 kills, a .400 hitting percentage, 10 digs, and five blocks against Tufts in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/11) … produced 25 kills, five digs, and three blocks versus Springfield (9/12) … posted 18 kills, six digs, and two blocks at No. 8 Johnson & Wales in the regional final of the NCAA Tournament (11/12) … also totaled 18 kills, a .567 hitting performance, five digs, and two block versus SUNY Oneonta (10/14). [SEASON STATISTICS]

2016: AVCA All-America Honorable Mention … AVCA New England All-Region Team … NEWVA All-New England Second Team … NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … MIT Quad Tournament All-Tournament Team … played in 109 sets … 273 kills … 0.301 hitting percentage … 59 blocks … ranked sixth in the NEWMAC in hitting percentage and eighth in block assists (53) … racked up 18 kills at Haverford (9/3) … generated 17 kills against Babson in the NEWMAC Tournament semifinals (11/5) … posted 14 kills at Emerson (10/25) … also had 14 kills to go along with four blocks versus Swarthmore (10/15) … tallied 13 kills versus WPI (9/13), SUNY Oneonta (10/14), and Tufts (10/22) … produced six blocks at Springfield (9/17). [SEASON STATISTICS]

2015: AVCA All-America Honorable Mention … AVCA New England All-Region Team … NEWVA Rookie of the Year … NEWVA All-Rookie Team … played in 91 sets … 199 kills … 39 blocks … ranked ninth in the NEWMAC in hitting percentage (.297) … recorded 14 kills and three blocks versus Williams (10/24) … amassed 11 kills and nine blocks against Amherst in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/14) … posted 12 kills versus St. Lawrence (10/16) … notched eight kills and six digs in her intercollegiate debut against Bard (9/5). [SEASON STATISTICS]

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in computer science and engineering with minor in linguistics and a concentration in Russian … was a software developer intern at the applied innovation exchange chez Capgemini … was an intern at Google in Mountain View … worked at the start up BusinessBlocks in San Francisco … studied natural language processing to extract relevant information from scientific research papers on cancer to help perform a meta-analysis … Society of Women Engineers … Sigma Kappa vice president of Scholarship.

Why I Chose MIT: I was looking for a school that would really push me both academically and athletically. MIT is the best of both worlds, with arguably the best academic program in the country and with a very strong volleyball program as well. And even more than that, I wanted to be surrounded by the students, teachers, and coaches at MIT because I know that they will push me to be the best that I can be.

High School: A 2015 graduate of The Bishop's School ... captain ... two-time All-CIF ... first team CIF Coastal League ... U-T San Diego Academic Athlete of the Year ... two-time U-T San Diego all-academic team ... Prep Volleyball Academic All-America first team ... 2013 CIF San Diego Section champions ... 2014 Coastal League champions ... three-time varsity letterwinner ... also earned four varsity letters for swimming, three for water polo, and one for soccer ... two-year captain of the swimming team ... collected U-T San Diego all-academic team honors twice for swimming and once for soccer and water polo ... French Honor Society ... Cum Laude ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... National Merit Letter of Commendation ... U.S. Presidential Scholars Program candidate ... Concours National de Français (third place) ... French Department Award...Science Department Award ... Honor Roll ... Math Award ... Williams College Cup ... Model UN vice president.

Club: Coast Volleyball Club 18-1 (three years), Wave Volleyball (one year) ... finished third at the Junior National Championship.

Recent Games
Oct 20 Middlebury College L, 3-1
Oct 20 Tufts University L, 3-1
Oct 23 at Emerson College W, 3-1
Oct 27 WPI W, 3-1
Oct 30 Wheaton College W, 3-0
Nov 1 Babson College L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 10
Sets 88 32
Kills 437 180
Kills per set 4.97 5.63
Errors 131 48
Total Attacks 1007 413
Hitting Percentage .304 .320
Assists 10 4
Assists per set 0.11 0.13
Service Aces 40 9
Service Errors 47 21
Service Aces per set 0.45 0.28
Reception Errors 38 15
Digs 211 91
Digs per set 2.40 2.84
Block Solo 7 1
Block Assist 33 15
Block Total 40 16
Blocks per set 0.45 0.50
Block Errors 5 3
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 500.5 197.5
Points per set 5.7 6.2
Matches started 28 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 vs. SUNY Oswego W, 3-1 1 4 18 3 33 .455 2 1 0 0 4 1 1 1 2 0 20.5
Sep 1 vs. SUNY Poly W, 3-1 1 4 15 6 35 .257 0 3 1 1 7 0 1 0 1 0 18.5
Sep 2 at Morrisville State College W, 3-0 1 3 8 3 22 .227 0 1 1 0 4 1 1 1 2 0 10.5
Sep 2 vs. Hartwick College W, 3-0 1 3 13 1 19 .632 0 2 2 0 3 2 0 0 2 0 17.0
Sep 5 Gordon College W, 3-0 1 3 14 2 21 .571 0 3 2 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 18.0
Sep 7 Roger Williams University W, 3-0 1 3 15 4 31 .355 0 3 3 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 18.0
Sep 8 Lasell College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Endicott College W, 3-1 1 4 19 6 45 .289 1 4 1 1 10 0 2 0 2 0 24.0
Sep 11 at Springfield College L, 3-1 1 4 24 6 50 .360 0 0 4 1 10 0 3 0 3 0 25.5
Sep 15 at Smith College W, 3-0 1 1 4 1 6 .500 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 15 vs. Simmons University W, 3-0 1 3 6 4 17 .118 1 3 5 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 18 No. 4 Johnson & Wales University L, 3-1 1 4 14 8 51 .118 1 3 1 3 14 1 0 0 1 0 18.0
Sep 22 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 3-1 1 4 17 5 39 .308 1 1 3 3 8 0 1 1 1 0 18.5
Sep 22 Manhattanville College W, 3-0 1 1 3 1 11 .182 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 25 at Wheaton College W, 3-1 1 4 26 5 54 .389 1 1 3 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 27.0
Sep 28 at Mount Holyoke College W, 3-0 1 1 3 0 7 .429 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 2 Babson College W, 3-1 1 4 21 8 61 .213 1 1 2 1 17 0 1 0 1 0 22.5
Oct 4 at Emmanuel College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 Clark University W, 3-0 1 3 28 4 51 .471 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 1 28.0
Oct 12 King's (Pa.) W, 3-0 1 1 5 0 9 .556 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 13 Utica W, 3-0 1 1 8 1 11 .636 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 13 Hunter College W, 3-0 1 3 18 4 37 .378 0 1 3 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 20.0
Oct 16 Wellesley College W, 3-0 1 3 12 5 38 .184 0 0 2 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 19 Williams College W, 3-1 1 4 23 8 51 .294 0 2 0 5 10 0 3 0 3 0 26.5
Oct 20 Middlebury College L, 3-1 1 4 20 7 55 .236 0 0 1 1 6 0 2 0 2 1 21.0
Oct 20 Tufts University L, 3-1 1 4 18 9 45 .200 0 2 3 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 20.5
Oct 23 at Emerson College W, 3-1 1 4 30 5 59 .424 1 1 1 4 7 1 2 1 3 0 33.0
Oct 27 WPI W, 3-1 1 4 15 9 48 .125 0 2 4 3 9 0 6 1 6 0 20.0
Oct 30 Wheaton College W, 3-0 1 3 19 4 42 .357 0 0 1 1 8 0 1 0 1 0 19.5
Nov 1 Babson College L, 3-1 1 4 21 12 59 .153 1 2 1 5 12 0 2 0 2 0 24.0
  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
2015-16 32 91 199 2.19 61 465 .297 3 0.03 10 0.11 57 0.63 4 35 39 0.43 230.5 2.5
2016-17 34 109 273 2.50 80 641 .301 5 0.05 3 0.03 45 0.41 6 53 59 0.54 308.5 2.8
2017-18 33 110 447 4.06 119 1005 .326 3 0.03 5 0.05 77 0.70 8 50 58 0.53 485.0 4.4
2018-19 28 88 437 4.97 131 1007 .304 10 0.11 40 0.45 211 2.40 7 33 40 0.45 500.5 5.7
Total 127 398 1356 3.41 391 3118 .309 21 0.05 58 0.15 390 0.98 25 171 196 0.49 1524.5 3.8
  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 28 88 437 4.97 131 1007 .304 10 0.11 40 0.45 211 2.40 7 33 40 0.45 500.5 5.7
Conference 10 32 180 5.63 48 413 .320 4 0.13 9 0.28 91 2.84 1 15 16 0.50 197.5 6.2
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Home 18 57 290 5.09 97 705 .274 5 0.09 25 0.44 149 2.61 2 23 25 0.44 328.5 5.8
Away 6 17 95 5.59 20 198 .379 2 0.12 6 0.35 44 2.59 2 7 9 0.53 106.5 6.3
Neutral 4 14 52 3.71 14 104 .365 3 0.21 9 0.64 18 1.29 3 3 6 0.43 65.5 4.7
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Wins 23 68 340 5.00 89 747 .336 8 0.12 33 0.49 157 2.31 6 25 31 0.46 391.5 5.8
Losses 5 20 97 4.85 42 260 .212 2 0.10 7 0.35 54 2.70 1 8 9 0.45 109.0 5.5
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September 15 46 199 4.33 55 441 .327 7 0.15 28 0.61 100 2.17 6 11 17 0.37 238.5 5.2
October 12 38 217 5.71 64 507 .302 2 0.05 10 0.26 99 2.61 1 20 21 0.55 238.0 6.3
November 1 4 21 5.25 12 59 .153 1 0.25 2 0.50 12 3.00 0 2 2 0.50 24.0 6.0