Michael Hatch Athlete Profile

#23 Michael Hatch

Position: Middle Blocker Height: 6-8 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2013-2014 Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA Mission: New York City South, NY Last School: Agoura High School

Personal

  • Parents are Kent and Christine
  • Served an LDS mission to New York
  • Has three brothers
  • Is a pre-management major
  • Was on the honor roll at Agoura High School

Before BYU

  • Fall Athlete of the Year at Agoura HS
  • Received the U.S. Army Distinguished Athlete Award
  • First-team all-league
  • First-team all-county
  • First-team All-CIF
  • Played with the SMBC volleyball club


2013 | Freshman Year

  • All-MPSF Freshman Team
  • Second in blocks in the MPSF
  • Started 12 matches
  • Finished the season with 55 kills, 27 digs, 88 blocks
  • Season-high six kills on Feb. 16 at USC and Mar. 28 vs. Pepperdine
  • Season-high five digs on Feb. 1 vs. LBSU and April 5 at UCSB
  • Season-high nine blocks on Feb. 23 on Stanford

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in all 30 matches for the Cougars
  • Started 26 matches
  • Had 5 blocks, two kills, two digs at No. 3 Pepperdine (Jan. 31)
  • Had six kills (tied career high), four blocks at Cal Baptist (Feb. 3)
  • Had three assists (career high), nine blocks (tied former career high), two solo blocks (career high) at Pacific (Feb. 14)
  • Had five kills, seven blocks vs. No. 8 Stanford (Feb. 15)
  • Had seven kills (career high), 14 attempts (career high), seven blocks at No. 3 Long Beach State (Mar. 7)
  • Had six kills, .750 hit clip (career high), four digs (season high), four blocks at Cal State Northridge (Mar. 8)
  • Had three kills, six blocks vs. No. 8 UC Irvine (Mar. 14)
  • Had seven kills (tied career high), .545 clip, five blocks vs. Cal Baptist (Mar. 22)
  • Had seven kills, .538 clip, nine blocks vs. No. 5 UC Santa Barbara (Mar. 28)
  • Recorded 13 blocks (career high), four kills vs. UC Santa Barbara in MPSF semifinal match (Apr. 24)
  • Had five kills, six blocks vs. Stanford in NCAA semifinal match (May 1)
  • Totaled 109 kills, .412 hitting percentage, 138 digs on the season
  • Named All-MPSF Honorable Mention
  • Named one of three finalists for Off the Block's Blocker of the Year
  • Ranked No. 3 nationally in blocks per set with 1.44