ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

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

Fourth on Harvard's all-time block assists list with 142 block assists.
Sixth on Harvard's all-time kills list with 653 kills.
Sixth on Harvard's all-time total block list with 195 total blocks.

Junior • 2013
Totaled six kills and eight digs against Stevens (Jan. 18) ... Scored a match-high 13 kills at NYU (Jan. 19) ... Registered seven kills, four blocks and three digs at St. Francis (Pa.) (Jan. 25) ... Turned in nine kills, five blocks and seven digs at No. 6 Penn State (Jan. 26) ... Scored 10 kills against Loyola-Chicago (Feb. 1) ... Registered a match-high 20 kills and had a hitting percentage of .351 against Juniata (Feb. 2) ... Tallied 14 kills against Rivier (Feb. 5) ... Had 10 kills as the Crimson defeated No. 9 Penn State’s (Feb. 16) in three games … Notched seven kills in a contest against St. Francis (Pa.) (Feb. 17) ... Credited with three kills in a matchup with George Mason (Mar. 1) ... Posted nine kills against Princeton (Mar. 2) ... Tallied 11 kills, three digs and three block shots in a victory over MIT (Mar. 5) ... Registered six kills, five digs, and a block in a win over Emmanuel (Mar. 7) ... Had a team-high 16 kills and posted a .438 hitting percentage while also recording eight digs and three blocks in a win over Sacred Heart (March 13) … Recorded eight kills, five digs and two blocks in a matchup with UC Santa Barbara (March 15) … Tallied 12 kills, five digs and one block against California Baptist (March 18) … Credited with 11 kills, four digs and one block versus Concordia (March 19) ... Recorded eight kills, a team-best four digs and a match-high six blocks in a victory over Erskine (March 30) … Registered a double-double with 12 kills, a team-high 11 digs and four blocks in a victory over Princeton (April 5) … Posted a match-high 15 kills, while also being credited with two digs and one block versus George Mason (April 6) ... Registered five kills, three digs and one block in a win against NJIT (April 12) … Credited with eight kills, three digs and four service aces in a victory over Rutgers-Newark (April 13) ... Posted 11 kills and a hitting percentage of .550 while also recording seven digs in a victory against Sacred Heart (April 20) ... Notched 16 kills, 10 digs and two blocks in an EIVA semifinals victory over George Mason (April 25) … Credited with six kills, six digs and one block against Penn State (April 27).

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.