Michael Oliva
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tuolumne, Calif.

High School:
Summerville HS '98

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 199

Position:
WR

Major:
Psychology

CAREER RECORD WATCH: Entering 2002 season, needs 69 catches to pass Charley Enos for total receptions, 971 yards to eclipse Enos for receiving yards, and 8 TDs to capture that mark from John Shoemaker.

2001: THIRD TEAM LITTLE ALL-AMERICAN by Associated Press... Also named SECOND TEAM ALl-AMERICAN by D2Football.com and garnered third-team honors from Football Gazette... Named to D2Football?s ALL-WEST REGION first team... Led Aggies with 75 catches for 1,365 yards and 13 TDs, all of which set or tied school records... Averaged 18.2 yards per catch, also tops on team... Finished 15th nationally with 96.8 yards per game during regular season... Set NCAA postseason single-game mark with 233 yards in upset of Texas A&M-Kingsville in first-round action... Had 8 catches and 2 TDs in the win, earning Football Gazette Offensive Player of the Week... Total of 396 yards in postseason is another school record... Eclipsed century mark seven times... Had career-high 11 receptions for 196 yards and 2 TDs vs. Western Oregon... Moved into UC Davis? career top 10 lists for receptions (8th, 126), receiving yards (4th, 2,288) and receiving TDs (2nd, 26)... Twice earned team?s Offensive Player of the Week honors: for Western Oregon and Kingsville.

CAREER POSTSEASON: 42 receptions, 767 yards, 9 TDs in six games played, all school records.

2000: Finished 2nd on team with 46 receptions... Placed on UC Davis single-season lists for receiving yards (10th, 850) and receiving TDs (T4th, 11)... Posted first career 100-yard game vs. Southern Utah, catching 7 passes for 108 yards and 2 TDs... Had 8 catches, 136 yards and 3 TDs vs. Mesa State in the NCAA quarterfinal, setting career bests in each category... Has caught a TD pass in 5 consecutive games (entering 2001 season).

1999: Appeared in all 12 games including postseason... Caught 5 passes for 73 yards (14.6 avg.) and 2 TDs... First TD as an Aggie was 12-yarder vs. Humboldt State... Scored career-best 32-yd TD in final quarter vs. Northeastern State in NCAA quarterfinal, putting Aggies within one score... Had 3 catches in that game.

1998: Redshirted.

SUMMERVILLE HS ?98: Starred in football and basketball, earning MVP honors in both... Earned first team All-Mother Lode League and Outstanding Offensive Player at wide receiver... Set 6 school receiving records... Football team went 19-3 in his final two years, winning back-to-back league titles... Basketball went 48-12 during same span... Four-year Honor Roll member.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 19, 1979 in San Jose, Calif.... Turns 23 on day of 2002 Homecoming game vs. Humboldt State... Brother, Jesse, also plays football for Aggies... Psychology major... Non-sports hero is his grandfather... Dream vacation, like many Aggies, is Florence, Alabama.