Among CSU career leaders in hitting percentage (fourth, .189) and kills per game (fifth, 2.77)...On the single season charts, owns the sixth-best output for kills per game with 3.75 in 2001 and holds down the 10th spot for attack attempts with 1,097 in 2000.
Voss on Iafigliola: "The outside hitting position is critical for our team and Michelle will provide great experience. She has worked hard to improve her overall game and I look for her to have a great senior season."
2001 - as a junior: Ranked among Horizon League leaders in kills (fifth, 3.75 kpg) and digs (sixth, 3.15 dpg)...Named Horizon League Player of the Week on 9-11-01 after being named to the all-tournament team at the CSU Invitational the previous weekend by averaging 4.13 kills, 3.87 digs and 0.60 aces per game...Against Oakland on 9-7-01, hit a stellar .577 (16K-1E-26TA)...Pounded out a career-high 26 kills at Kent State on 10-30-02, one of 19 double-digit kill outings on the year...Recorded 11 straight double-digit performances from 9-7-01 to 10-6-01...Also hit the 20-kill plateau with 23 against UIC on 11-10-01 and 20 against UW-Milwaukee on 10-6-01...Hit double-digit digs 14 times, including a season-high 20 - just one shy of her career high - against Towson on 9-8-01...Equalled her career-high with four aces at Butler on 9-21-01 and against Oakland on 9-7-01...Started all 26 matches, seeing action in 92 games.
2000 - as a sophomore: Blossomed into an effective hitter, ranking third on the squad with 3.36 kills per game...Pounded out a season-high 23 kills against Towson on 9-16-00, one of 21 double-digit kill outings...Had also touched up Towson the week before at the Duke Invitational for 17 kills with just two errors in 31 attempts for a .484 hitting efficiency on 9-9-00... Opened the season with a career-best 21 digs against Evansville...Recorded double-digit digs 13 times and averaged 2.71 digs per game, second-best on the team...Also was second on
the squad in service aces with 0.31/game...Saw action in all 29 matches with 26 starts...Played in all 103 games.
1999 - as a freshman: Saw action in 28 matches, tops among the newcomers...Utlitlized her jump serve to record 12 service aces...Contributed 108 digs, an average of 1.64/game...Tallied a season-high 13 digs at Loyola on 10-30-99.
High School: As a senior, helped the Cardinals to the state finals, finishing as the runner-ups...Also helped the team set a school record of 20 wins in a row...Tops on her team in 1998 in kills (368), service aces (40), and digs (130)...Named team captain twice during her high school career...Earned three letters in volleyball and two in softball... Qualified for nationals in beach volleyball doubles in 1998...Was a member of the Cleveland Volleyball Company, affiliated with the Junior Olympics
Personal: Parents are Joe and Margaret Iafigliola... Born March 7, 1981... Has an older brother and older sister...Marketing major who is minoring in math...CSU Athletic-Academic Excellence Award in 2000, 2001, 2002... MCC Academic Honor Roll in 2000 and 2001... Promotions coordinator for the Campus Activities Board at CSU...Involved with Habitat for Humanity...Selected as the vice-president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Board for 2002-03...Golden Key Honor Society member.
Kills: 26 @ Kent State, 10-30-01
Assists: 4 vs. Butler, 11-6-99 &
@ Bowling Green, 11-16-99
Service Aces: 4 (5x), last @ Butler 9-21-02
Block Solos: 2 @ UIC, 10-21-00
Block Assists: 5 vs. Towson, 9-16-00
Total Blocks: 5 (3x), last @ UIC 10-21-00
Digs: 21 vs. Evansville, 9-1-00