SAN DIEGO STATE 2012
Named the 2012 Mountain West Newcomer of the Year after her first season at San Diego State ... Began her career as an Aztec by earning all-tournament honors and being named tourney MVP at both the Aztec Invitational and Aztec Challenge ... Opened her SDSU career with 16 kills vs. Delaware (Aug. 24) and followed that with a season-high 20 kills against 17th-ranked California .... Recorded three double-doubles during the season with 14 kills-11 digs vs. Utah State (Sept. 1), 13 kills-13 digs vs. Idaho (Sept. 9) and 10 kills-10 digs vs. Santa Clara (Sept. 14) ... Had a streak of seven consecutive matches in double figures in kills from mid-October to early November ... Season-high seven block assists at Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 14) ... Other season/career bests included three service aces and the 13 digs vs. Idaho ... Member of the Mountain West all-Academic Team.
Redshirted during her sophomore campaign
Named to the Western Athletic Conference all-freshman team ... Played in all 32 matches, starting one as an outside hitter ... Averaged 2.07 kills and 0.47 blocks per set ... Had a season-high 12 kills vs. UCLA (Aug. 29) ... Posted nine kills and hit .471 in win over Idaho (Nov. 18) ... Hit .417 with five kills and two blocks at Louisiana Tech (Oct. 1) ... Recorded 10 kills with a .400 hitting percentage vs. Brigham Young (Sept. 18).
A three-year letterwinner in volleyball Elsinore High School in Wildomar, Calif. ... Played there under Coach Kim Horton ... Led her team to three league championships and a CIF Southern section championship in 2009 ... Ranked the No. 81 player on the prepvolleyball.com Senior Aces list ... Earned first team all-CIF honors in 2009 ... Also named the Valley Player of the Year ... Earned all-area honors as well ... Garnered all-academic high honors all four years.
Played club volleyball for 951 Elite in Murrieta, Calif. (2007-10) ... Team won Junior Olympic National Division championship in 2009 when she was named to the all-tournament team ... Member of the Viper Volleyball club in Temecula, Calif. (2--5-06) on squad that captured the Volleyball Festival title.
Michele Elizabeth Waber was born Nov. 25, 1992, in Murrieta, Calif. ... Daughter of Suzanne and Alan Waber of Wildomar, Calif. ... Bother, Jon, plays volleyball at Cal Baptist ... Sister, Danielle, graduated from San Diego State ... Enjoys the beach and visiting family ... Played competitive basketball for six years and stated playing volleyball in the eighth grade ... Recruited out of high school by Oregon State, San Diego and Arizona in addition to Hawai'i ... Majoring in social science at SDSU.