3 Michael Miela
3 - Michael Miela
Height: 6-0
Weight: 182
Year: Jr
Hometown: Foothill Ranch, Calif.
High School: Trabuco Hills
Position: DB
Major: Religious Studies & American Studies

2010: NE-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll. Played eight games, starting four. Totaled 20 tackles (11 solo), two interceptions (with 16 return yards) and a pass breakup. Posted four tackles (three solo) in season-opening win at Curry (9/4). Had a career-high seven tackles (two solo) and a pass breakup against Merrimack (9/24). Made five tackles (three solo) against New Haven (10/2). Finished with two stops (one solo) and his first career interceptions, returned 16 yards, in win at Saint Anselm (10/30). Posted a solo tackle and interception in shutout win over Assumption (11/6).

2009: Appeared in all ten games as a freshman. Finished with 21 tackles (eight solo) and a pass breakup. Had three tackles in win over Pace (10/10). Matched that total (with one solo) at Southern Connecticut State (10/17). Made a season-high six stops (three solo) in win over Saint Anselm (10/24). Posted five tackles (two solo) with a pass breakup at Assumption (10/30).

High School: 2009 graduate of Trabuco Hills High School. Captained the Track and Football Teams. Was a CIF Qualifier and SeaView League Champion in the 110H, 300H, and 4x400m Relay team. Also qualified for the California State track meet in the 4x400m relay and was 2nd team All-SeaView League his sophomore, junior and senior years.

Personal:  Born March 28, 1991, in Newport Beach, Calif. Son of Mick Miela of Foothill Ranch, Calif. Has two sisters, Jo (21) and Molly (23). Double major in religious studies and American Studies. Supports the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Cardinals. Lists Kurt Warner as favorite athlete. Also a member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams at Stonehill. Involved in LifeSkills. Maintaining a weekly football blog for the Northeast-10 Conference website. Football team's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee representative.