21 Michelle Taikeff
Michelle  Taikeff

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Pioneer HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Driver

Experience:
1V

Club:
Santa Clara Swim Club


06/16/2017

Record Number 14 Women’s Water Polo Players Named To National All-Academic Team

This year's total of Spartan award winners equals 2015 and 2016 combined.

05/25/2017

Nine Women's Water Polo Players Named MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athletes

Six Spartans are repeat award winners.

05/18/2017

2017 SAMMY Awards Honors Best Of San Jose State University Athletics

The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.

04/27/2017

University Honors Convocation Includes Record-Setting 62 Student-Athletes

For the third year in a row, a record-number of student-athletes are being honored for superior academic performance.

04/27/2017

University Honors Convocation Includes Record-Setting 62 Student-Athletes

For the third year in a row, a record-number of student-athletes are being honored for superior academic performance.

AT SAN JOSE STATE: In her second season with the Spartans.

2016: Played in 22 matches... Team was 3-0 in matches in which she scored... Had a season-high three goals in the 28-8 win over Redlands in the UCLA Bruin Invitational (4/3)... Also scored in the win over Cal State Monterey Bay (1/17) and Pomona Pitzer (4/3).

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in water polo (Coach Ben Douglas) and swimming at Pioneer High in San Jose, Calif. ... 2014-15 KAI Sports honorable mention All-American... Second-team All-Central Coast Section and first-team All-Blossom Valley Athletic League pick in water polo as a senior... Named the school's 2015 Female Athlete of the Year.

MORE ON MICHELLE: A justice studies major... She is a native of San Jose, Calif.

Season Matches Played Goals
2016...FR 22 5