Michael Beals
Michael Beals

Player Profile
RS Sophomore

Manhattan Beach, CA

High School:
Mira Costa

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Middle Blocker



Bruins Sweep Pepperdine

UCLA will host USC on Friday night in Pauley


Bruins Earn First Sweep Against Tigers

Quiroga leads UCLA with 14 kills and 16.5 points.


324 UCLA Student-Athletes Named to Fall Director's Honor Roll

Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA


Volleyball Drops Conference Match to Long Beach

Bruins Fall to 49ers in Four Sets


Volleyball Wins Opening Match in Hawai'i Invitational

Bruins Rally to Best Penn State in Five

2011-12 -- Did not play.

2010-11 -- Redshirted his first year in the program.

High School -- Three-year, two sport letterman at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach ... Lettered two seasons for Coach Mike Neily in baseball as a pitcher and one season for Coach Mike Ninnis in volleyball as a setter ... In his one volleyball season, he led the Mustangs to the 2010 Bay League title, CIF runner-up and State championship ... He earned all-league honors and MiCo Rookie of the Year after leading the Mustangs in assists ... Member of the California Scholarship Federation ... Three-year selectee to the Principal's Honor Roll and was a three-time MiCo Scholar-Athlete.

Club Volleyball -- Played for Coach Brad Keller and the SCVC team as a 16 and 17 year-old ... Was captain of the team as an 18-year old ... SCVC placed fourth in the Junior Olympics Open division in 2009 and fifth in 2008 ... Also participated in the 2009 USA Volleyball high-performance training camp.

Personal -- Has one older sister ... Chose UCLA because it was "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" ... List his greatest athletic thrill as playing in the CIF championship match in front of a standing-room only crowd ... Admires the Lakers Kobe Bryant and the Dodgers Andre Ethier ... Enjoys reading and watching all types of sports in his spare time ... Grandmother Dorothy Beals and aunt Cathy Morales attended UCLA ... Hopes to work for the government ... International Development Studies major.