University of New Mexico
- Marketing and Entrepreneurial Studies
Jade Michaelsen has a 3.77 cumulative grade point average .as a fifth-year senior working on a double major of marketing and entrepreneurial studies in the prestigious Anderson School of Management. She is expected to graduate with honors in December 2010 and currently has three consecutive semesters with a 4.00 or higher. Michaelsen was named to the Dean’s List seven of eight semesters and is a three-time Academic All-Mountain West Conference and three-time MWC Scholar-Athlete.
Michaelsen will be team captain against this season after serving as one the previous two years. She is an exceptional team leader on and off the court.
Michaelsen has done numerous community service projects during career including visiting UNM Children’s Hospital, Toys for Tots, helping out with Junior Lobos and a variety of local volleyball youth and adult tournaments and clinics. She is a pen pal with a class at the Northwest Learning Center. Her entire team gets involved with the annual Think Pink match during the season in conjunction with the UNM Hospital and annual Grass Bash Tournament in the spring to benefit UNM Children’s Hospital.
Michaelsen is a two-time All-Mountain West Conference team member. She has been named to four all-tournament teams during the 2009 season and earned her 3,000th career assist during the 2009 season, moving into fifth place on the UNM all-time career assists list.