16 Nick Madden
16 - Nick Madden
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Cathedral Catholic High School
Position: Opposite Hitter
House Affiliation: Dunster

Sophomore • 2012
Started all 24 matches for Harvard in 2012 … Had a career-high 27 kills against Cal Baptist on March 13 … Tallied double digit kill totals in 14 matches … Recorded double-doubles against George Mason (13 kills, 18 digs) and Cal Baptist (27 kills, 10 digs) … His 268 kills rank eighth in single-season program history … Ended the season with 3.01 kills per set, 1.48 digs per set and 3.58 points per set. 

Freshman • 2011
Slammed home 15 kills and blocked 13 attacks in wins over Newbury and Endicott ... Recorded 11 block assists in 3-1 win over MIT ... Had eight kills, two solo blocks and two block assists in victory over Rivier Feb. 9 ... Had nine block assists and six kills in 3-1 win over Springfield Feb. 14 ... Recorded 11 kills on a 45 percent attack rate against St. Francis Feb. 18 ... Recorded 11 kills on a 52.6 percent attack rate in 3-2 win over Princeton April 2 ... Played in 82 of 84 games, averaging 2.3 points per game, 1.66 kills per game and 1.06 blocks per game.

Before Harvard
Was a four-year varsity member of the volleyball and basketball teams and two-year track and field participant (high jump and shot put) at Cathedral Catholic High School (Calif.) … Captained the basketball team from 2008-10 and volleyball team in 2009 and 2010 … In basketball, second team all-league member 2007-09, and first team in 2010 … Second-team All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) member 2008-09, and first-team in 2010 … MVP of high school team in 2010 … Member of the All-CIF all-star team in 2010 … In volleyball, second-team All-CIF 2009 … First-team All-CIF and all-league in 2010 … Received the coaches’ award for leadership 2006-10 … Completed almost 700 volunteer hours coaching youth flag football, basketball, baseball, participating in Build A Miricale and a variety of other activities … Received the Cathedral Cares Scholarship Award … Received the President’s Outstanding Academic Excellence Award in 2010 … Enjoys playing beach volleyball, playing the guitar and playing KanJam … Father, Nils, played basketball for the University of San Diego, making the NCAA tournament twice and played professionally overseas in Germany.