Name: Michael Saeta
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Serving specialist
Height: 6-5
Hometown: South Pasadena, Calif.
High School: Pasadena Polytechnic
College: UC Irvine (2017; Business Economics and Masters in philosophy, political science and economics)
Other Career Highlights
  • Made his men's senior national team debut as a serving specialist, helping the team take bronze at the 2019 FIVB World CUp
  • Won the 2017 USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championship with Lucas Yoder, earning a spot on a USA Volleyball collegiate beach national team.
  • 2017 First team All-MPSF and AVCA All-American second team
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  • DID YOU KNOW?
  • Was a setter until a concussion during practice in 2019 almost cause him to quit the sport. He switched to serving specialist and made his first men's senior national team travel roster
  • Played professionally in France
  • Won the 2017 USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championship with Lucas Yoder, earning a spot on a USA Volleyball collegiate beach national team.
  • Played on the 2017 Pan Am Cup team that finished fith
  • Played on the 2015 World University Games team
  • Two-time CIF Player of the Year
  • Played for Manhattan Beach Surf and San Gabriel Volleyball Clubs
  • Member of USA A2 team in 2011 and 2012
Personal: Father David was a setter for Stanford; brother Andrew was a swimmer at Stanford; brother Matt played baseball at Davidson College... Also played water polo in high school