2007-08/junior at Illinois State
Appeared in 12 games averaged 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per game played 11 minutes at Northern Iowa, his most action since playing a season-high 14 minutes at Eastern Michigan scored a season-high six points, and pulled down a season-best five rebounds against Southeast Missouri State played in two of ISU's State Farm MVC Tournament games.
2006-07/sophomore at Illinois State
Appeared in 27 games Had a season-high eight points on 4-of-7 shooting against Sacramento State Also pulled down a season-best eight rebounds in the game Got on the scoreboard in 12 contests.
2005-06/freshman at Illinois State
Logged the most minutes of any of ISU's seven newcomers (582 minutes) Played in all 28 games and had nine starting assignments Had three double-digit scoring games on the season Scored a career best 11 points against Indiana State on 4-for-4 shooting Ended the season by making 10 of his last 20 three-point attempts Ranked fourth on the team in rebounding with 3.1 boards per game.
at Bettendorf High School
Averaged 12.7 points per game and led the team with six rebounds per contest His team won the Mississippi Athletic Conference title with a perfect 16-0 mark Led the Bulldogs to a 25-1 record and a Class 4A state basketball championship Opened the state championship game with the first nine points Earned all-tournament honors after tallying a combined 42 points and 18 rebounds in three tournament games Claimed second team all-state honors First team all-district and first team all-conference selection Quad City Times First Team All-Metro Quad City Times senior all-star slam dunk winner As a junior, named second team all-conference and all-metro honorable mention A three-year letterwinner in basketball and soccer A midfielder on the 2003 state championship soccer team School's valedictorian with a 4.0 grade point average (351 seniors) Member of the National Honor Society Honor Roll student every semester Selected to the academic all-state team State of Iowa scholar Coached by Kevin Skillet.
Full name: Michael Wayne Vandello Birthdate: December 31, 1986 Birthplace: Ottumwa, Iowa Parents: Gary and Betty Vandello One of two children His sister, Karisa, was a member of the Drake women's soccer team Major: biological sciences.