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Michael is a two-sport athlete at South Dakota State, playing both baseball and football

Saw action in 17 games, with two starts ... scored lone run of season in pinch-running appearance versus St. Bonaventure (N.Y.) ... collected first collegiate hit in series opener at Mississippi Valley State (3/1) ... recorded hit in lone at-bat at Alcorn State (Miss.) (3/6) ... tallied season-high three putouts in first career start, versus Mercer (Ga.) (3/9) ... went a combined 2-for-4 with two RBI in doubleheader sweep of Dakota State (4/24) ... delivered sacrifice fly in home win over Winnipeg (5/1)

Was a two-sport standout at Omaha Westside High School ... all-state honoree and two-time first-team all-Metro selection in baseball ... played on state American Legion championship team in 2010 and runner-up squad in 2012 ... batted .417 with 73 hits and 42 runs batted in during final season of Legion ball ... also was a standout punter in high school who averaged 40.2 yards per punt as a high school junior and 41.6 yards as a senior ... academic all-Metro honoree