7 Michael Chia
7 Michael Chia
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa
High School: Indianola
Position: RB

• 2-year letterwinner (2010-11)
• 1st Team All-Conference Baseball (2012)

Rushing Attempts: 26 (at Loras, 9/24/11)
Rushing Yards: 101 (at Loras, 9/24/11)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2 (vs. St. Olaf, 9/10/11)
Longest Rush: 50 (at Dubuque, 10/16/10)
Receptions: 5 (at Wartburg, 10/15/11)
Receiving Yards: 48 (at Wartburg, 10/15/11)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1 (at Wartburg, 10/15/11)

2011 (sophomore)
Appeared in 9 games, making 8 starts at running back ... ran for a team-high 533 yards, scoring two rushing touchdowns ... caught 24 passes for 148 yards and a touchdown ... rushed for a season-high 101 yards on 26 carries at Loras ... had a season-long 35-yard run at Luther ... made a season-best 5 catches for 48 yards and a touchdown against Wartburg ... rushed for 2 touchdowns against St. Olaf ... Baseball: Named 1st Team All-Conference as a third baseman after hitting .269 with 27 RBIs in 2012.

2010 (freshman)
Served as team's starting running back, starting all 10 games in the backfield ... ran for a team-high 434 yards and scored three touchdowns ... ran for a season-high 82 yards at Dubuque on Oct. 16 ... had a season-long rush of 50 yards, also against Dubuque ... caught six passes for 66 yards and made three tackles. Simpson baseball: Appeared in eight varsity games as an infielder.

High School
A 2010 graduate of Indianola High School ... coached by Eric Kluver .... selected to play in the 2010 Shrine Bowl as a senior ... named to the Des Moines Sunday Register Elite All-State team as a punter following senior season ... also named first team all-conference as a senior ... earned Indianola Record Herald and Tribune Player of the Year honors as a junior and senior ... a first team all-conference and second team all-state pick as a junior ... a second team all-conference selection as a sophomore ... compiled 3,560 yards rushing and 46 touchdowns in three years of varsity football ... a four-year letterwinner in baseball, named first team all-conference following junior and senior years and second team all-district as a senior ... helped team qualify for the state tournament as a freshman and senior ... a three-year letterwinner in basketball and four-year letterwinner in track and field.

Born Aug. 8, 1991 ... son of Greg and Lori Chia ... majoring in Athletic Training ... has a brother, Tanner Eubank, and a sister, Caitlin Chia.