On Steakin: A four-year member of the team who played in 10 events during her career...played well on the course and was an outstanding performer in the classroom as well...a four-time honoree on the ACC Academic Honor Roll who was named to the President's List (4.0 grade point average) during the spring of 2007 and to the Dean's List (3.5 grade point average or better) during the fall of 2006...played in the Seminoles' starting line-up in two events - the spring 2005 Lady Gator Invitational and the spring 2005 Lady Gamecock Classic...played in eight events during her career as a member of the Seminoles' "B" team...top 36-hole score of 155 came in leading the Seminoles' B team to the team title at the Bubba Watson Invitational during the fall of 2005... career-best single-round score of 74 in the second round of the Bash at the Beach tournament during the spring of 2005...earned five top-10 individual finishes during her career...her maturation as a person and a golfer was evident throughout her career...averaged 83.36 strokes in 22 rounds during 10 tournaments during her career.
Fall 2003: A member of the team but did not participate in any tournaments.
Spring 2004: Competed as a member of Florida State's "B" team and helped the Seminoles to a second place finish at the Lady Eagle Invitational hosted by Emory University ... finished in eighth place and was the Seminoles' second highest finisher at the Lady Eagle Invitational ... carded consecutive rounds of 83 to finish with a 166 total - only 10 strokes off the individual medalist score of 156 ... the tournament was won by teammate Gemma Harris ... Florida State finished only one stroke out of the team lead in the event ... averaged a career-best 83.00 strokes in two rounds during one tournament.
Fall 2004: Played well as a member of the Seminoles' "B" team in two events...earned the best individual finish of her career - fifth place - in a dual match against West Florida...played as a member of Florida State's "B" team in the Lady Jaguar Invitational at Augusta, Ga., and earned on of eight career top 50 individual finishes...averaged 83.75 strokes in four rounds during two tournaments.
Spring 2005: Played in a single-season four events as she split her time between the Seminoles' starting lineup and the successful "B" team...carded the best single-round score of her career with a two-over par 74 in the second round of the Bash at the Beach hosted by Embry Riddle University in Daytona Beach, Fla...finished in fifth place and carded her career-best scores for a single-round (74 in the second round)...her fifth place finish was the best of the season and second best of her career...also played for the "B" team in leading the Seminoles to a third place finish at the Lady Seminole Invitational...two events in the starting lineup helped produce a seventh place team finish at the Lady Gamecock and a 12th place team finish at the Lady Gator...marked the first two starting lineup assignments or her career...averaged 85.30 strokes in 10 rounds during four events.
Fall 2005: Played in one event and helped lead the Seminoles' B team to the team championship at the Bubba Watson Invitational with a tied for eighth place finish in the individual standings...best 36-hole performance of her career in the two-round event with scores of 77-78 for a 155 total...finished second among her Seminole teammates in the individual standings...helped the Seminoles defeat West Florida by seven strokes to capture the tournament title...averaged 77.5 strokes in two rounds during one tournament.
Spring 2006: Helped the Seminoles' "B" team to a second place finish in the Seminole Invitational in her only event of the season...finished eighth in the individual standings to earn her third consecutive and fourth career top-10 finish...finished as one of five Seminoles in the top-10 of the individual standings...averaged 82.5 strokes in two rounds during one tournament.
Fall 2006: Played in one event as a member of the Seminoles' "B" team...finished in a tied for 15th place at the Bubba Watson Invitational in the event played at the Stonebrook Golf Club in Pace, Fla...was Florida State's second leading finisher as the team finished in a tied for sixth in the team standings...averaged 80.00 strokes in two rounds during one event.
Spring 2007: A member of the team but did not participate in any events.
Before Florida State: Graduated from Wellington High School in 2003 ... earned four varsity letters as a member of the golf team and was the team captain as a sophomore, junior and senior ... also named the team MVP all three years ... named the area Player of the Year by the Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel in 2000 ... earned all-area first-team honors in 2000 and 2001 ... all-area first-team selection by the Palm Beach Post in 2000 and 2001 ... named the Palm Beach County Player of the Year in 2001 ... earned district medalist honors and shot an even par 72 to win regional medalist honors in 2000 ... also the regional medalist in 2001 ... qualified for match play in the championship flight of the Women's Western Golf Association's Junior Championship during the summer of 2003 ... competed in qualifying rounds for the 2003 Women's Amateur Open ... played in the USGA Junior Girls Championship Qualifying Tournament ... selected to the "Who's Who in Sports" Annual in 2000, 2001 and 2003.
Personal: Born Sept. 12, 1985 ... Michelle is the daughter of Kevin and Marie Steakin ... is the oldest of four children ... a member of the National Honor Society and earned the Academic Award for graduating with a GPA of 3.5 or higher ... gained valuable working experience under LPGA tour veteran Donna H. White and former Seminole women's golfer Mary Lee Cobick ... would like to run PGA tournament events when her collegiate playing days are over ... graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication studies.