10 - Elliot Sykora
Elliot Sykora
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
High School: Loyola Academy
Position: D
Major: Physics and Nuclear Science and Engineering

2013: Played in eight games, started seven...three goals...one assist...four points...29 groundballs...six caused turnovers...tied for fourth on the team in groundballs...collected seven groundballs versus Gordon (3/23)...generated four groundballs and three caused turnovers at Tampa (3/26)...posted a man-down goal and five groundballs against UMass Boston (4/2)...currently ranks third all-time at MIT in caused turnovers (31).

2012: Played in 15 games, started 14...five goals...two assists...seven points...27 groundballs...12 caused turnovers...ranked second on the team in caused turnovers...posted two goals, including a man-down marker, and an assist against Massachusetts Maritime (4/21)...tallied five groundballs at UMass Dartmouth (3/14) and Babson (4/14)...also had a career-high four caused turnovers at Babson (4/14)...second team Pilgrim League all-conference...Pilgrim League academic all-conference.

2011: Played in 13 games, started 12...46 groundballs...13 caused turnovers...28-of-50 in face-offs...led the team in caused turnovers and ranked third in groundballs...scored only goal of the season against UMass Boston (4/5)...collected seven groundballs versus Husson (3/15)...earned three caused turnovers at Clark (4/2)...won six of his eight face-offs at Massachusetts Maritime (4/9)...second team Pilgrim League all-conference.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in physics and nuclear science and engineering with a minor in economics...completed an internship at the Naval Reactors Headquarters in Washington, D.C....Navy ROTC.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Loyola Academy...all-conference...Clavius Scholar...Loyola Scholar...AP Scholar with Distinction...Summa Cum Laude.