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Micah Christenson

Setter
Sportive nationality: USA
  • Role:Setter
  • Height:198 cm.
  • Born:8/05/1993
  • Place:Honolulu (USA)

Micah Christenson's career begins at a youth level with the Outrigger Canoe Club and at the same time at school level, playing for the Kamehameha Schools; in the same period he became part of the US youth selections, winning the silver medal at the US Under-19 Championship in 2010 and the gold medal in the North American Under-21 Championship in the 2010 and 2012 editions, being awarded in both tournaments as best setter.

In 2012 he joined the team of the University of Southern California, reaching the final of the NCAA Division Ipersa against the University of California, Irvine in his freshman year; in 2013 he made his debut in the US national team during the North American championship, in which he won the gold medal, in addition to the World League 2014, the bronze one in the 2015 edition and the gold one at the 2015 World Cup.

At the end of his university career, he signed for the 2015-16 season with the Associazione Sportiva Volley Lube di Treia, club of the Italian A1 Series, where he remains for three years, winning the 2016-17 Italian Cup and the 2016-17 championship; with the national team he won the bronze at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, the gold medal at the 2017 North American Championship, where he was awarded the MVP and, in 2018, the bronze one at the Volleyball Nations League and the world championship.

For the 2018-19 championship he was hired by Modena, still in the top Italian division, where he won the Italian Super Cup.

Palmares:

Palmares (National):

Olympic Games:

Bronze, 2016

World Championship:

Bronze, 2018

North American Championship:

Gold, 2013

Gold, 2017

Volleyball Nations League:

Bronze, 2018

World League:

Gold, 2014

Bronze, 2015

World Cup:

Gold, 2015

Palmares (Club):

Italian Championship: 1

2016-17

Italian Cup: 1

2016-17

Italian Super Cup: 1

2018

Individual awards:

2010 - North American Under-21 Championship: Best setter

2012 - National Newcomer of the Year

2012 - All-America Second Team

2012 - Under-21 North American Championship: Best setter

2013 - North American Championship: Best setter

2013 - North American Championship: Best service

2014 - All-America First Team

2015 - All-America First Team

2015 - World Cup: Best setter

2017 - North American Championship: MVP

2018 - World Championship: Best setter

2018 - Italian Super Cup: MVP

 

In Modena:

First season in Modena Volley shirt.

Debut in Italian Super Cup, 6/10/18:

Modena-Civitanova 3-2