Club Team/Coach: Southern California Volleyball Club (Redondo Beach, Calif.)/Bill Ferguson
High School/Grad Year: Loyola High School/2012
PERSONAL: Born Michael Patrick Mullahey on April 30, 1994 in Santa Monica, Calif. … Parents are Tom and Monica Mullahey…Michael has a younger brother, Rob… Michael’s grandfather was an All-American swimmer at the University of Iowa… Michael has played beach volleyball for three years with partner, Vinnie Rios… Favorite food is sushi… Favorite book is "The Client"… Favorite musical group is “Slightly Stoopid”… Favorite movie is "Braveheart"… Favorite actor is Clint Eastwood… Favorite team is the Green Bay Packers and favorite athlete is Lloy Ball… Hobbies include beach volleyball, basketball, golf, body surfing, skim boarding and stand-up paddling… he most admires his parents for their “strength, hard work and positive outlook on life”… his happiest moment was winning the CIF Division I Championship.
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 – Selected as an alternate to the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team. 2010 – USAV High Performance Championship with the Youth A2 team (gold medal)… Named to the 16’s Open Division All-Tournament Team at the USAV Junior National Championships. 2008 – USAV Junior National Championships 14s Open Division (bronze medal).
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Listed in Volleyball Magazine’s “Fab 25”… Helped Loyola high school win the CIF Championship and the California Regional Championship... Member of team when Loyola high school was ranked No. 2 by ESPN… Named All-Mission League second team… AAU Spring Beach Classic Open (gold medal)… AAU Tour Championships (silver medal). 2009 – AAU Palisades Open (gold medal).
Updated April 2011