12 - Evan Wang
Evan Wang
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Saratoga, Calif.
High School: Lynbrook
Position: S
Major: Computer Science
Team: Bay to Bay Volleyball Club

2014: Played in 92 sets...378 assists...84 digs...14 aces...ranked second on the team in assists and tied for third in aces...generated 31 assists and four aces versus CCNY (2/15)...totaled 25 assists against Hilbert (3/8)...recorded 18 assists and four digs versus Hunter (4/4)...collected a season-high seven digs against Emerson (1/25) followed by six versus Southern Vermont (4/5) and #6 UC Santa Cruz (4/5)...UVC All-Academic.

2013: Played in 24 sets...168 assists...23 digs...11 kills...eight aces...tallied 42 assists, five digs, and two aces at Daniel Webster (1/26)...dished out 18 assists versus York (3/15)...earned four aces against Regis (4/5).

2012: Played in 57 sets...391 assists...57 digs...14 aces...distributed 41 assists at Newbury (3/17)...earned three aces against York (N.Y.) (2/12)...collected nine digs at Fontbonne (3/10)...recorded two blocks versus Milwaukee School of Engineering (3/9) and Bard (4/6)...MIT Coach's Award.

2011: Played in 35 sets...97 assists...52 kills...tallied nine kills and two aces at Regis (1/20)...dished out 14 assists against Lesley (1/13) and Regis (3/16)...had three digs versus Hilbert (2/12)...registered four blocks against Mount Ida (3/5).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in computer science with a concentration in economics...was a software development intern at Groupon and Imperium...interned with a security software team at General Electric – Intelligent Platforms...participated in the development of a programming language designed to allow for easy creation of 2D and 3D simulations at the MIT Media Lab...served as the recruitment chair for the MIT Interfraternity Council...Chinese Students Club president...Kappa Sigma fraternity...ACF.

Why I Chose MIT: I chose MIT because it offers a balance of academics and athletics that no other school replicates. We train and compete at a championship level, yet at the end of the day, we're students first and foremost and study with some of the brightest students in the country under some of the best faculty in the world.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Lynbrook High School...Santa Clara Valley Athletic League MVP...two-time all-tournament...Lynbrook High School MVP...National Merit Finalist...Scholar Athlete.

Club: Bay to Bay Volleyball Club (three years).