7 - Michael Chia
Michael Chia
Height: 5-10
Weight: 195
Year: So.
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa
High School: Indianola
Position: RB

Notes
• Letterwinner (2010)
• Also a member of the Simpson baseball team

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.

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