Michelle Graham graduated cum laude in 1996 from USC Spartanburg having had just as impressive career in academics as she did in athletics.
Graham was named South Carolina's NCAA Woman of the Year in 1996, representing all Palmetto State NCAA institutions in the national portion of the competition. In addition, she was named USCS' Female Student-Athlete of the Year.
She earned Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll recognition four times and was a Chancellor's List honoree twice. Named to the GTE Academic All-Region volleyball team, she was also an All-American Collegiate Scholar in 1994-95.
She earned seven letters in athletics in her four years, four in volleyball and three in women's basketball.
Graham helped lead USCS to three conference championships in volleyball and the school's first-ever NCAA Division II national ranking, peaking at No. 24 late in the 1994 season. She was named All-Conference and Peach Belt Tournament Most Valuable Player in 1995. She helped the Lady Rifle basketball team to two conference titles and its first ever berth in the NCAA Tournament.
She stands sixth on USCS' all-time volleyball list with 142 solo blocks. She ranks ninth with 1,878 total attacks and ninth with 738 kills.
Graham currently resides in Kitchener, Ontario, where she is employed with MKS, a software company in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.