8 Michael Fisher
8 Michael Fisher
Birth Date: 11/08/1984
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Santa Barbara
Position: Outside Hitter
Check out Mike's Web diary, FISH TALES

Career Highs
Kills: 13 vs. UC Irvine, 1/6/06
Attack Percentage: .667, multiple times
Assists: 2, multiple times
Service Aces: 3 vs. UC Irvine, 1/6/06
Digs: 8 vs. UC Irvine, 1/6/06
Blocks: 6 vs. Stanford, 1/28/06
Points: 14.0 vs. Stanford, 1/28/06

Saw action in 25 matches (62 games) and started nine at outside hitter...Posted a season high 11 kills at IPFW (3/3)...Banged down 10 kills and hit .467 (10-3-15) vs. UCLA (1/5)...Hit a season best .500 (6-1-10) at Pepperdine in the final regular season match of the year (4/14)...Had a season high six digs vs. Pacific (3/30)...Season high in blocks was three vs. BYU (3/10)...Top point production was 12.5 at IPFW (3/3).

Played in 28 matches and started 17...Established a new career high with 13 kills vs. UC Irvine (1/6)...Also set a new career best with eight digs in that match...Had 11 kills against USC (4/5)...Totaled 10 kills three times; vs. Hawai'i (1/13), at BYU (1/21), and vs. Stanford (1/28)...Posted multiple blocks in 12 matches, including a career high six vs. Stanford (1/28)...Equaled his career high attack percentage by hitting .667 (10-0-15) at BYU (1/21)...Contributed 10 or more points in seven matches, including a career best 14 vs. Stanford (1/28)...Upped his kill total of 20 in 2005 to 146 in 2006...Also made strides at the net, increasing his block total from five to 47.

Saw action in 32 games as a freshman...Recorded season bests of eight kills, three digs, and 8.5 points against IPFW (3/18).


High School
A 2003 graduate of Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, Calif....Played outside hitter for coach Nan Verkaik...A 2003 First Team All-CIF selection...Also tabbed First Team All-Channel League as a senior...Named to the all-tourney team at the 2003 Tournament of Champions...Also played basketball for the Dons.

Played middle blocker for Club Santa Barbara from 2000-03...Coached by current UCSB assistant Ricardo doMonte.

Michael Avery Fisher was born Nov. 8, 1984 in Santa Barbara, Calif....Parents are George and Anne Fisher...Has an older brother, Andy...Majoring in history at UCSB...A fan of Arsenal and UCSB soccer...Favorite movies include "300", "Blade Runner", and "2001: A Space Odyssey"...Top music interests include Them Terribles, MF Doom, DJ Shadow, Bela Fleck, and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club...Most admired author is Eckhart Tolle...Favorite video game is "FIFA '05"...Hobbies include soccer and basketball...Also recruited by NYU.