Mikaela Juanich, 21 y/o Middle Blocker for the AU Lady Chiefs
When did you start playing volleyball?
I started when I was in grade 6.
What inspired you to play volleyball?
My family is my inspiration when I’m playing volleyball.
What is the most difficult part of being a middle blocker?
It’s difficult to run on every corner, para maghabol po ng blockings.
What is your favorite thing about being a middle blocker?
Hindi na po kami mag a-adjust, i mean, ibibigay na lang samin yung bola kasi quick ball.
Who is your volleyball idol?
I think it’s the Santiago sisters because they’re both middle blockers.
What is your best advice for new volleyball players?
Just listen to your coaches and play with your heart.
What is the most challenging part of being a student athlete?
Time management, so hard!
What is your favorite class?
Sports Psychology because my major is Sports and Wellness Management.
Where is your favorite place to relax?
At my bed, lying there.
What is your favorite food?
Chocolate, any dessert, salad.