Riley on Lang: A very talented setter who's learning to lead the team while running an offense ... Is expected to have a breakout season this year.
2006: Was one of three players to start and play in all 31 matches and 120 games ... Recorded double-digit assists in every match ... Had a career-high 18 digs to go with 34 assists against Arizona State for first of eight career double-doubles ... Dished out career-high 64 assists against Wake Forest ... Tied for the team lead in digs, with 13, in Tech's first ever win over Maryland ... Finished fourth in Tech's single-season assists records with 1,369, needing only 838 more to move into the top-five in the program's career records ... Finished second on Tech's freshman records for her assist output in her rookie campaign ... Finished fifth in the ACC with 11.41 assists per game ... Named to East Carolina All-Tournament Team ... Named to Hokie Fall Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Selected as the Nextel Athlete of the Week on Sept. 25.
High School: Lettered four years at Valparaiso High School ... Set school records for block assists (109) and assists (901) in a season ... Holds school records for single game blocks (9) and assists (42) ... Team MVP junior and senior years ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Three-time all-state selection ... Three time sectional champions ... Post Tribune preseason Top Player to Watch in the region as a junior ... Times preseason Top Impact Player in the region as a junior ... Plymouth Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Honored as a top senior by PrepVolleyball.com ... Played club volleyball with Dunes ... Also played basketball and tennis.
Personal: Michelle Marie Lang was born March 14, 1988, in LaGrange, Ill. ... Daughter of James and Diana Lang ... Has two younger sisters, Gina and Stefanie ... Majoring in university studies.