5 Mike Nelson
Birth Date: 08/01/1981
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Maria, Calif.
High School: St. Joseph HS
Previous College: San Diego State
Position: Middle Blocker/Opposite
Played in 10 games...Finished the season with 15 kills and a .222 hitting percentage...Rallied six kills against UC Santa Cruz.

Transferred to UCSB.

Played middle blocker for San Diego State...NIRSA All-American.

High School
Played middle blocker at Saint Joseph High School...Three-time All-Padres League...Third Team All-CIF in 2000...Single-match highs of 43 kills, 21 blocks and 12 digs.

Born August 1, 1981...Double major in math and global studies major...Minor in high school math teaching and education...Aspires to become a teacher...Parents are Steve and Rhonda Nelson.