Hometown/Residence: Edmond, Okla./Edmond, Okla.
Birth Date: Nov. 10, 1992
Club Team: OP2 SMACK
High School/Grad Year: Edmond Memorial High School/2011
College Status: Penn State
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Selected to U.S. Women’s Junior National A2 Team…Selected to the roster for the U.S. Youth Olympic Games. 2009 – Participated in the USA Volleyball Oklahoma Regional High Performance Team and won First Place. 2008 – Attended the Holiday Camp in Pomona, Calif....Participated in the USA Volleyball Oklahoma Regional High Performance team and took Third Place.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Voted to the Union All-Tournament Team…Named to the Santa Fe Tournament All-Tournament Team…Voted All-Edmond Player of the Year…Voted the All-City Player of the Week…Led her team to an Oklahoma 6A State Championship…Named the MVP of the 6A State Tournament…Voted High School All-American by Prep Volleyball…Named Gatorade Oklahoma State Player of the Year…Named to the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships’ All-Tournament Team…Was a PrepVolleyball.com National Junior of the Year candidate…Named to the Prep Volleyball Class of 2011 Top 80 Recruits. 2008 – Named to the Union Tournament All-Tournament Team…Voted to the Santa Fe Tournament All-Tournament Team…Named to the Stillwater Invitational All-Tournament Team…Named to the All-Edmond Team…Helped lead her team to a 6A State Championship. 2007 – Named to the Stillwater Invitational All-Tournament Team….2003 – Began playing club with McAlester Team Extreme.
PERSONAL: Born Micha Danielle Hancock on Nov. 11, 1992, in McAlester, Okla.… Father is Michael Hancock (1961) and Mother is Kelly Hancock (1961)…Has a sister, Kelsey (1989)…Father Michael was a professional boxer (1983-85)…Mother Kelly played basketball at OSU (1979-82)…Sister Kelsey plays volleyball at the University of Tulsa (2008-current)…Lists “many different types” as her favorite foods… Favorite book is Harry Potter…Favorite musical genre is easy listening/alternative and her favorite musical artist is Fruit Bats…Favorite movie is Bright Star and her favorite actor is Jude Law…Lists “dance and art” as her interests…Her most admired person is Edgar Miraku because “he has impacted my life, not only on the court, but as well”…Lists winning the State Championship in 2009 as her happiest moment in life.
INTERESTING NOTE: “My sister, Kelsey and I played for Edmond Memorial in 2007. We won the State Championship that year with both of us playing the entire time. Kelsey got MVP and Gatorade POY. In 2009, Edmond Memorial competed in State again and won. I was awarded MVP and Gatorade POY. Now we will play together again at Tulsa University as senior and freshman in 2011-2012. It is an experience to be on the same team as your sister and working toward a victory. I am excited about playing with her again.”