#15 David Michaels

Men's Basketball
Class Senior Height 6'7"
Hometown Las Vegas, Nev.
High School Valley Position Forward
Club Team Las Vegas Prospects,
Las Vegas Dogcatchers
Major Psychology


Senior season (2011-12) - Put up a team-high 20 points and seven rebounds in a win at #9 Whitworth ... Game-high 19 points (7-11 FG) and six rebounds and three assists in a conference road win vs. Pacific Lutheran ... Had a double-double against Puget Sounds with 18 points and 11 rebounds ... Scored a game-high 22 points, with four rebounds and two steals in a win against Calvin ... Game-high 14 points and three assists in a win vs. Wheaton ... Put up a team-high 11 points, and a game-high seven rebounds to go along with two blocks against Buena Vista ... Scored a team-high 17 points (6-12 FG), while adding four steals in a win vs. Northwestern ... Named NWC Player of the Week for his contribution to two Whitman wins against Chapman and Cal Lutheran in the NWC-SCIAC Challenge. Michaels averaged 22.5 points and 5.0 rebounds, while shooting 72% from the floor ... Scored a career-high 31 points on 13 of 17 shooting from the field in a win against Chapman ....11 points, 9 rebounds in win vs. UC-Santa Cruz ... Scored 13 points in season opener vs. Washington-St. Louis.

Junior season (2010-11) - Earned Honorable Mention NWC Player of the Week twice for his play at home against Pacific Lutheran and Linfield ... Was second in the Conference in field goal shooting at 62% on 78 of 126 shooting ... Led team during Northwest Conference play with 8 blocks and 88 rebounds ... Finished 9th in the NWC in blocks (0.5/game) and 14th in rebounding (5.2/game) ... Posted double-double in win over Puget Sound with 18 points (7-10 fg), 11 rebounds ... 11 points, eight rebounds vs. Pacific Lutheran ... 14 points (6-9 fg) at Whitworth ... Team-high 16 points in win vs. Linfield ... Had a double-double at Pacific (Or.) with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

Sophomore season (2009-10) - For second consecutive season, played in 25 games, starting 16 ... Posted double-double (14 points, 10 rebounds) in season-ending game against Linfield ... Scored 19 points, making eight of 11 shots from floor, to go with five rebounds and five assists in win over Pacific ... Made six of seven field goal attempts and five of six free throws in combining 17 points with eight rebounds and two blocked shots in one-point over Redlands ... Twice grabbed nine rebounds in NWC games ... Led Whitman in rebounding (4.8 rpg), field goal percentage (52.8 percent) and blocked shots (16 in 25 games) ... Averaged 7.8 points per game.

Freshman season (2008-09) - Played in 25 games, starting 16 ... Whitman's leading rebounder in seven of final 12 games ... Snared season-high 13 rebounds against Puget Sound ... Posted double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in just 17 minutes on floor against UC-Santa Cruz ... Just missed double-double against Whitworth with 12 points and nine boards; also had two blocks and two steals ... Shot team-high 53.9 percent from floor for season ... Averaged 5.4 points and 4.1 rebounds.

Prep - Averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds, two steals and one blocked shot per game as senior at Valley High, earning First-Team All-Northwest Division honors ... Served as team captain and also named team's Most Valuable Defensive Player ... Also named to All-Sunrise Region Second Team ... Named to Las Vegas All-Star Team, Sierra Vista Invitational All-Tournament Team, and Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Lettered in varsity baseball as freshman, sophomore and junior ... Also lettered in volleyball as first-year senior, earning Honorable Mention honors.

Academics - Psychology major ... Wants to pursue career in professional basketball, hotel and casino industry, or sports psychology field.

Personal - Son of Sandra Michaels ... Born in Ann Arbor, Mich., and moved to Las Vegas in 1999 ... Likes to sleep, hang out with friends, play basketball, watch all movies and TV shows and have fun.

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