SOPHOMORE (2011): Served as the Lobos' defensive specialist, working with former Lobo libero Allison Buck to protect UNM's court...played in all 29 matches and all 112 sets, making seven starts...recorded 281 digs and a .951 serve-receive percentage...had a career match against Delaware, recording 18 digs and three service aces.
FRESHMAN (2010): Made significant contributions as a reserve for the Lobos in her freshman campaign ... appeared in 93 out of a possible 106 sets played on the season ... fifth on the team in total digs (114) and fifth in assists (20) ... named to 2010 Academic All-Mountain West Conference Team. HIGH SCHOOL: New Mexico 3A Player of the Year ... Four-time all-state and all-district ... Played in 2010 New Mexico North-South All-Star Game... New Mexico Juniors team took fourth place at Fiesta Classic ... Was also a star softball player.
PERSONAL: First name is pronounced Mi-kell-ah ... Daughter of Anthony and Theresa Lovato ... Has three sisters, Monica (20), Amber (16) and Analisa (10) ... Sister, Monica, played volleyball and softball at Taft Community College ... Undecided on a major.
Kills: 1, four times, last vs. Portland (9/8/12)
Attacks: 2, twice, last vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/8/12)
Hitting Percentage: N/A
Assists: 6, vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (9/14/12)
Service Aces: 3, twice, last vs. Wyoming (9/22/12)
Digs: 27, vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (9/14/12)
Total Blocks: N/A
Solo Blocks: N/A
Block Assists: N/A
Points: 3, vs. Boise State (10/27/11)