Tachikara DIII Player of the Year - Michaela Eisenhauer

Charlotte, NC - Owens Community College's Michaela Eisenhauer has been named the 2018 Tachikara NJCAA Division III Volleyball Player of the Year.  

At the 2018 NJCAA Division III Volleyball Championship in Rochester, MN, the Express captured their first title in school history.  In the championship match, Eisenhauer tied her season-high kills mark, with 19 in the Express' five-set win.  Eisenhauer set her season-high kills mark on October 27th in the Region 12 championship game.  

Eisenhauer was a powerhouse on the outside for Owens throughout the season.  Highly efficient, she finished the season ranked third in the NJCAA in hitting percentage and kills per set.


  • Position: Outside hitter
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Class: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Castalia, OH

2018 Statistics

  • 466 kills - 3rd in NJCAA
  • 3.13 kills per set
  • 0.411 hitting percentage - 3rd in NJCAA
  • 2.40 digs per set
  • 0.84 blocks per set

2018 Accomplishments

  • NJCAA Division III Volleyball Championship Tournament MVP
  • NJCAA Division III Volleyball National Champion
  • NJCAA Division III Volleyball First Team All-America
  • AVCA Two-Year College First Team All-America 

Head Coach Sonny Lewis on Eisenhauer

  • "Michaela was a pleasure to coach. She is a hard worker, leader and a great teammate."

Eisenhauer's reaction

  • "I am honored to receive this award and I want to thank my teammates, coaches, and family for helping me get to this point in my life."

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