2005: Played in one match prior to her injury which sidelined her for the remainder of the season.
2004: Sidelined for most of the season, Mikuzis saw action in 16 matches ... Mikuzis missed the last part of September and all of October before returning to the lineup against Arkansas State on November 7 ... She had a season-high 18 kills against Miami ... Mikuzis also notched double figure digs in three matches, including 15 digs against Miami.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Joliet Township High School ... In 2003, Chicago Sun Times Second Team All-State, Chicago Tribune Honorable Mention All-State, Champaign News-Gazette Honorable Mention All-State, Joliet Herald All-Area First Team and Runner-up MVP, All-Tournament Selection at Lincoln Way Central High School and Breman ... Led Joliet Township to a regional title ... In 2003 had 303 kills, 302 digs, 26 service aces and passed 2.33 in serve receive ... Named Third team All-Area in 2002.
Personal: Tara Maria Mkuzis ... Born December 12, 1985 ... Daughter of Zigmas and Donna Mikuzis ... Majoring in special education.