Michele Nekota Athlete Profile

#8 Michele Nekota

Position: Defensive Specialist Height: 5-1 Roster Years: 1979 | 1981-1982 Hometown: Honolulu, HI Last School: Kalani High School

At BYU

  • Majored in physical education
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis: "Her excellence as a defensive specialist will be a great asset to the Cougar team."
  • Named to the 1982 BYU Preview Invitational all-tournament team

Before BYU

  • Also played for three years in a semi-pro volleyball league consisting of top collegiate players and ex-pro IVA players
  • Also played in two AIAW nationals and four USVBA nationals