Name: Michael Brinkley
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Libero
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 135 (61 kg)
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Edison High School
College: University of California, Irvine
Other Career Highlights
  • Member of the 2015 Men’s Indoor Team for the Pan Am Games in Toronto
  • Won a silver medal with the 2014 Men’s Pan American team in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 2015, 2014, 2013 AVCA First Team All-American at UC Irvine
  • Two-time National Champion
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  • DID YOU KNOW?
  • Member of the training team for the 2013 NORCECA Championship
  • Starting libero for Pan American Cup teams in 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • First three-time First Team All-American in UC Irvine’s history and only the 14th player in AVCA history to earn the honor three times
  • Majored in sociology at UC Irvine
  • Member of the U.S. Men’s Junior National Training Team in 2011
  • Has an AA beach volleyball rating
  • Won a gold medal at Boys’ Junior National Championships at 15, 16, and 18
  • Played for Balboa Bay Volleyball Club (Southern California Region)
Personal: Identifies as half Chinese, half white and has a grandfather who lives in China