10 Nick Rusk
10 Nick Rusk
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fl
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas
Position: OH/S
Major: Writing for TV and Film
m 24
k/s 2.67
h % .188
a/s 0.68
b/s 0.22
sa/s 0.37
d/s 2.03

2016: Appeared in 25 matches…had 132 kills, 185 assists, 133 digs and 24 blocks…recorded season high 16 digs in 3-2 win against Endicott (1/26)…season high 15 kills came against Regis (Mass.) (3/1)…registered season high 28 assists in 3-0 win over Albertus Magnus (3/19).

2015: Appeared in 26 matches…recorded 200 kills, 30 aces, 190 digs and 24 blocks…averaged 2.41 kills per set and 2.29 digs per set. 

Orignally Born in London, England, Nicholas is the son of Heather and Greggory Rusk. He also has two sisters, Gabriella and Veronica.

Nicholas is currently studying Writing for TV and Film within the VMA department at Emerson, and one day hopes to be a Sit-Com writer.

Nicholas was a 4 year varisty Athlete in High School and was a captain his Junior and Senior year. He was the only freshamn to star all 4 years at St.  Thomas Aquinas HS.

As a Lion, Nick is already proving himself to be a valuable asset.

His pump-up song is "The Distance" by Cake. He participates in the Ohana Volleyball Club and his favorite junk food is chocolate. His hobbies include playing beach volleyball, reading, and walking around and exploring the beautiful city of Boston. His favored sports team is the Arsenal FC. Three interesting facts about Nick: "[I was] born in London, England, I have a high 2 low 3 degree burn on left calf by a baby bottle when I was 6 months old, and I've never had a taco or coffee." His preferred class is Contemporary Ethics, and his favorite movie is Monty Python and the Holy Grail. He enjoys watching the Tv show The Office. His favorite song is "England" by The National, and suprisingly his favorite band is The National.

Recent Games
Mar 29 at Lasell L, 3-2
Mar 31 Rivier L, 3-0
Apr 3 Lasell W, 3-0
Apr 7 at Regis (Mass.) W, 3-2
Apr 7 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0
Apr 10 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 14
Sets 81 50
Kills 217 146
Kills per set 2.68 2.92
Errors 95 68
Total Attacks 638 456
Hitting Percentage .191 .171
Assists 55 14
Assists per set 0.68 0.28
Service Aces 33 11
Service Errors 24 15
Service Aces per set 0.41 0.22
Reception Errors 12 8
Digs 162 110
Digs per set 2.00 2.20
Block Solo 5 3
Block Assist 13 10
Block Total 18 13
Blocks per set 0.22 0.26
Block Errors 4 3
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 261.5 165.0
Points per set 3.2 3.3
Matches started 23 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 26 Pine Manor   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Dean College W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 16 .125 19 4 1 0 4 0 1 0 1 2 9.5
Feb 3 MIT L, 3-0 1 3 1 1 5 .000 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 3 Southern Vt. W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 6 at Newbury College W, 3-0 - 3 1 0 3 .333 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Feb 8 at Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 21 .476 8 3 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Feb 13 Endicott L, 3-0 1 3 5 1 16 .250 0 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Feb 17 John Jay W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 28 .250 1 1 0 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Feb 17 Newbury College W, 3-0 1 3 13 5 24 .333 0 2 1 0 10 0 0 1 0 0 15.0
Feb 22 Wentworth L, 3-0 1 3 3 4 16 -.063 4 2 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 5.0
Feb 24 at Dean College W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 21 .286 2 4 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 14.0
Feb 27 at Mount Ida W, 3-0 1 3 13 7 30 .200 1 0 1 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Mar 1 Regis (Mass.) W, 3-0 1 3 12 2 32 .313 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Mar 17 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 3-1 1 4 11 6 44 .114 4 1 1 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Mar 17 vs. Wentworth L, 3-0 1 3 3 6 19 -.158 0 0 1 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Mar 20 at Rivier L, 3-0 1 3 8 4 19 .211 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Mar 24 Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 3-2 1 5 15 5 48 .208 0 2 1 1 14 0 0 1 0 0 17.0
Mar 24 Mount Ida W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 17 .353 1 2 3 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 9.5
Mar 27 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-1 1 4 8 4 37 .108 0 1 1 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Mar 29 at Lasell L, 3-2 1 5 26 9 69 .246 0 2 2 0 16 2 3 0 5 0 31.5
Mar 31 Rivier L, 3-0 1 3 6 6 25 .000 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Apr 3 Lasell W, 3-0 1 3 13 3 42 .238 0 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Apr 7 at Regis (Mass.) W, 3-2 1 5 17 6 38 .289 2 0 2 0 6 1 3 0 4 0 19.5
Apr 7 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 4 5 20 -.050 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Apr 10 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 7 7 27 .000 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
  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
2014-15 26 83 200 2.41 113 560 .155 19 0.23 30 0.36 190 2.29 6 18 24 0.29 245.0 3.0
2015-16 25 85 132 1.55 72 392 .153 185 2.18 12 0.14 133 1.56 3 21 24 0.28 157.5 1.9
2016-17 26 84 37 0.44 24 143 .091 727 8.65 34 0.40 135 1.61 6 14 20 0.24 84.0 1.0
2017-18 24 78 208 2.67 92 617 .188 53 0.68 29 0.37 158 2.03 4 13 17 0.22 247.5 3.2
Total 101 330 577 1.75 301 1712 .161 984 2.98 105 0.32 616 1.87 19 66 85 0.26 734.0 2.2
  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 24 78 208 2.67 92 617 .188 53 0.68 29 0.37 158 2.03 4 13 17 0.22 247.5 3.2
Conference 14 50 146 2.92 68 456 .171 14 0.28 11 0.22 110 2.20 3 10 13 0.26 165.0 3.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 36 90 2.50 34 269 .208 35 0.97 18 0.50 71 1.97 0 4 4 0.11 110.0 3.1
Away 10 36 111 3.08 47 309 .207 17 0.47 11 0.31 77 2.14 4 9 13 0.36 130.5 3.6
Neutral 2 6 7 1.17 11 39 -.103 1 0.17 0 0.00 10 1.67 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 1.2
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Wins 12 36 111 3.08 34 272 .283 35 0.97 18 0.50 75 2.08 2 8 10 0.28 135.0 3.8
Losses 12 42 97 2.31 58 345 .113 18 0.43 11 0.26 83 1.98 2 5 7 0.17 112.5 2.7
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February 11 31 71 2.29 28 180 .239 44 1.42 20 0.65 57 1.84 1 4 5 0.16 94.0 3.0
March 9 33 96 2.91 43 310 .171 6 0.18 8 0.24 80 2.42 2 6 8 0.24 109.0 3.3
April 4 14 41 2.93 21 127 .157 3 0.21 1 0.07 21 1.50 1 3 4 0.29 44.5 3.2