#5 Liz Mikos
2004: Saw action in 119 games for the Crusaders ... a Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... also named to Mid-Con All-Tournament Team ... honored as Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week September 13 ... led Mid-Con and ranked 20th in the nation with 1.55 blocks per game ... 184 blocks on the season ranks second-best in Crusader history ... holds second place on Valpo's career blocks list with 423 ... named to All-Tournament Team at the Kentucky Conference Challenge after recording 26 blocks over three matches ... notched double-digit blocks three times ... .261 hitting percentage was good for eighth in the Mid-Con ... recorded double-digit kills in 13 matches ... a member of the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.
2003: Appeared in 111 games for the Brown and Gold ... a First Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... named to the Mid-Con All-Tournament Team ... earned Mid-Con Defensive Player of the Week accolades on September 2 and November 10 ... named MVP of the Titan Classic ... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the NIU Invitational ... ranked second in the nation and led the Mid-Con with 1.77 blocks per game ... 196 total blocks shattered the Valpo single season record ... set a new school mark with 46 solo blocks ... set a school single-match record with 15 blocks at Northern Illinois ... posted a career-high 18 kills at UMKC ... ranked fourth in the Mid-Con with a .284 hitting percentage ... tallied 14 double-figure kill matches ... registered double-figures in blocks five times on the season ... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.
2002: Saw action in 44 games during freshman year ... ranked third on the team with 0.98 blocks per game ... tallied 20 solo blocks on the season ... had ten kills versus Jacksonville and at Chicago State ... posted 14 total blocks at Chicago State, including ten solos, a school record ... named Valparaiso's Most Improved Player ... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Prep: A three-year starter for the Eagles ... led the team in blocks for three seasons ... an All-Fox Valley Conference selection as a senior ... named to the Northwest Herald and Elgin Courier All-Area Teams ... named Daily Herald Player of the Week as a senior ... a U.S. Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award recipient ... All-Tournament performer at Rockford Jefferson and H.D. Jacobs Invitational.
Personal: Liz is the daughter of Ron and Margie Mikos ... major is history ... born April 17, 1984.