17 Michael Kulinski
17 - Michael Kulinski
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Lenox, Ill.
High School: Lincoln-Way Central
Position: S
Major: Computer Science
m 7
k/s 0.25
h % 1.000
a/s 7.42
b/s 0.25
sa/s 0.42
d/s 1.25
Career Highs
Kills 2 Four Times - Most Recently vs. Ramapo (April 7, 2018)
Assists 41 vs. North Park (March 28, 2019)
Hitting Percentage 1.000 Three Times - Most Recently vs. Bard (February 23, 2019)
Service Aces 3 vs. Eastern Nazarene (February 2, 2018)
Digs 12 vs. Dean (April 6, 2019)
Block Solo 1 Five Times - Most Recently vs. D'Youville (March 16, 2019)
Block Assists 3 vs. D'Youville (March 16, 2019)


2019:
[SEASON STATS]
- 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

2018:
[SEASON STATS]
- UVC All-Academic Team
- 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

2017: [SEASON STATS]
- 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 in 2018
- JPMorgan Chase Summer Intern in 2019
- Completed research with the Personal Robots Group in the MIT Media Lab
- Earned the EISP Scholarship
- Vice President 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
Feb 29 at Sage Colleges W, 3-1
Feb 29 vs. Rivier University W, 3-1
Mar 4 at Lasell University W, 3-0
Mar 6 No. 3 SUNY New Paltz L, 3-1
Mar 7 Bard College W, 3-0
Mar 7 No. 12 Milwaukee School of Engineering W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 7 1
Sets 12 2
Kills 3 0
Kills per set 0.25 0.00
Errors 0 0
Total Attacks 3 0
Hitting Percentage 1.000 -
Assists 89 22
Assists per set 7.42 11.00
Service Aces 5 3
Service Errors 7 2
Service Aces per set 0.42 1.50
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 15 3
Digs per set 1.25 1.50
Block Solo 1 1
Block Assist 2 0
Block Total 3 1
Blocks per set 0.25 0.50
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 10.0 4.0
Points per set 0.8 2.0
Matches started 2 1
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 17 Regis College W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 24 vs. No. 3 Stevens Institute of Technology L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 vs. Baruch College W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 10 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 29 at No. 15 Wentworth Institute of Technology L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Emerson College W, 3-0 1 2 2 0 2 1.000 27 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Feb 1 at No. 13 Endicott College L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 vs. Johnson & Wales University W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Emmanuel College W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 8 Elms College W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Illinois Tech W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 8 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Feb 14 Elmira College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Eastern Nazarene College W, 3-0 - 1 1 0 1 1.000 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Feb 15 Emmanuel College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 Lasell University W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at No. 5 Vassar College W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Sage Colleges W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 vs. Rivier University W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Lasell University W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 No. 3 SUNY New Paltz L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 Bard College W, 3-0 1 2 0 0 0 - 22 3 2 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 4.0
Mar 7 No. 12 Milwaukee School of Engineering W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Rivier University   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Eastern Nazarene College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 New York University   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at SUNY Poly   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at St. John Fisher College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Nazareth College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 at Springfield College   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2019-20 7 12 3 0.25 0 3 1.000 89 7.42 5 0.42 15 1.25 1 2 3 0.25 10.0 0.8
Total 53 108 22 0.20 5 54 .315 740 6.85 20 0.19 125 1.16 6 28 34 0.31 62.0 0.6
  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 7 12 3 0.25 0 3 1.000 89 7.42 5 0.42 15 1.25 1 2 3 0.25 10.0 0.8
Conference 1 2 0 0.00 0 0 - 22 11.00 3 1.50 3 1.50 1 0 1 0.50 4.0 2.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 9 1 0.11 0 1 1.000 52 5.78 5 0.56 5 0.56 1 2 3 0.33 8.0 0.9
Away 1 2 2 1.00 0 2 1.000 27 13.50 0 0.00 5 2.50 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 1.0
Neutral 1 1 0 0.00 0 0 - 10 10.00 0 0.00 5 5.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
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Wins 7 12 3 0.25 0 3 1.000 89 7.42 5 0.42 15 1.25 1 2 3 0.25 10.0 0.8
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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January 3 4 2 0.50 0 2 1.000 41 10.25 0 0.00 10 2.50 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.5
February 3 6 1 0.17 0 1 1.000 26 4.33 2 0.33 2 0.33 0 2 2 0.33 4.0 0.7
March 1 2 0 0.00 0 0 - 22 11.00 3 1.50 3 1.50 1 0 1 0.50 4.0 2.0