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Competitive match between current Lobos and has-beens/local greats caps spring season
UNM will conclude its spring schedule with a 7 p.m. MT match against former Lobos and local greats on Wednesday, April 17
Fans can take in 18 games on Saturday in Johnson Center South Gym
UNM will play in three tournaments and hold a local All-Starts and Alumni match on April 17
UNM to offer five camps for a variety of ages and skill levels in June and July
It was the first day of practice for the 2013 Lobo squad which boasts 6 returning starters and 8 newcomers.
Seventh Annual Lobo Volleyball Grass Bash held April 20-21
The Lobos hosted in-state rival New Mexico State in their annual Rio Grande Rivalry/Think Pink match.
UNM Volleyball team faces Colorado State at home on Sept. 20, 2012
The Lobos played host to Portland and UC Santa Barbara on day three of the Sheraton Airport/Comcast Lobo Invitational.
JUNIOR (2012): Played in 28 matches as the Lobos' libero...despite missing three Mountain West contests, led the league with 4.17 digs/set in conference matches (240 total)...named 2012 MW Designated Libero...recorded 465 digs in 2012 and ranks third in UNM single-season history...was third in the MW in digs/set overall with a 4.39 average...also tallied 67 set assists, six ace serves and two kills...had a .952 serving percentage.
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, Amber and Analisa... sister, Monica, played volleyball and softball at Taft Community College...undecided on a major.
Kills: 1, four times, last vs. Portland (9/8/12)