Hometown: San Antonio, Tex.
Previous School: San Antonio Lutheran
2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Barz completed her career by going 9-8 overall and 4-3 in GPAC matches while playing at both Nos. 5 and 6 singles ... went 5-6 at No. 5 singles and 4-2 at No. 6 ... teamed with Liz Kjellsen on the Bulldogs' top doubles mark as they went 12-7 overall and 6-1 in conference matches at the No. 3 position ... Barz and Kjellsen won six-straight doubles matches until falling to the duo from Morningside in the GPAC semifinals.
Mikaela finished the 2012 season with a 9-8 (5-2 GPAC) overall record in singles play... paired up with Grace Hollenback to go 8-8 (4-3 GPAC) in doubles play
Mikaela was 2-2 in singles play in 2011…teamed with Faith Ahlman to go 1-1 in doubles play.
Prepped at Lutheran High School in San Antonio, Texas, under coach Cathy Stroud and Mike Becker for four years ... Earned four varsity letters ... Also participated in soccer for four years, basketball for two years and softball for one year ... Was in the National Honor Society, on the academic honor roll, on Student Council and was the salutatorian.
Born Feb. 19, 1991 in San Antonio, Texas ... Daughter of Mark and Connie Barz ... Has three older siblings, Kristen, Liesl and Joel.