Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016; Spring 2015, 2019)
  • Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award (2019)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

2018 (Senior)
Michaela Loebel (pronounced Label) started each of the first nine games of the season before an injury sidelined her for the final 12 games. Loebel recorded one assist, six shots and two shots on goal in 610 total minutes. Her lone assist came in the 33rd minute of NU's match at No. 14 Duke on Sept. 6. Loebel played 50 or more minutes in each of her first eight appearances during the season. NU went 9-7-5 overall and produced a 5-3-3 record in the Big Ten to tie for fifth.

2017 (Junior)
Loebel played in all 19 games, including two starts, for 822 minutes. She scored one goal and added one assist to help NU to a 9-5-5 record. Loebel recorded the game-winning assist in Nebraska's season-opening victory over Kansas on Aug. 18 when she found Meg Brandt in the seventh minute. On Sept. 10, Loebel scored in the 33rd minute against Pittsburgh to help the Huskers to a 3-0 win over the Panthers. Loebel's season high minutes in a game came on Oct. 15 when she played 59 minutes at Indiana.

2016 (Redshirt)
Loebel redshirted in 2016. The Huskers went 11-6-5 overall en route to appearances in the Big Ten Tournament and NCAA Tournament.

2015 (Sophomore)
Loebel made 15 appearances, which included two starts, for the Huskers as a sophomore. She had one assist, which she notched in the 56th minute against Iowa on Oct. 23. Loebel took six shots, five of which were on goal, during the 2015 campaign. The Huskers compiled an 8-7-2 record.

2014 (Freshman)
Loebel played in 12 games as a forward for the Huskers in her first year at Nebraska for a total of 101 minutes. She appeared in 10 Big Ten games, taking one shot in the season finale against Iowa. Loebel also contributed minutes in the Huskers' non-conference wins over Butler and North Dakota.

High School
Loebel prepped at Geneva High School under Coach Megan Owens. Loebel and her teammates won three straight regional titles and back-to-back Upstate Eight Conference titles in 2011 and 2012. During her sophomore year, Loebel posted 10 goals and six assists. Loebel was a two-sport athlete at Geneva, as she played three years of both soccer and basketball, where she earned all-area mention on the hardwood. Loebel was named to the Daily Herald all-area team honorable-mention list and the Geneva Republican all-area spring team. She also excelled in the classroom, earning honor roll distinction throughout her high school career.

Other Information
During the club season, Loebel played with fellow Husker Savanah Uveges under coaches Jim and Amy Winslow with Strikers Fox Valley in the Premier Cup. Strikers FV claimed the Fall 2014 Midwest Regional League Championship. Strikers Fox Valley also finished as 2012 Illinois State Cup semifinalists and quarterfinalists in 2013.

Personal Information
Michaela is the daughter of Ken and Pam Loebel and was born April 16, 1996. She has one sister, Alexa. Michaela majored in child, youth and family studies and earned her bachelor's degree from Nebraska in May of 2019. She was a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Loebel on Nebraska
“Nebraska screams success. The coaches, teams, academics and campus as a whole fit exactly what I was looking for.”

Loebel's Career Statistics








2014 12-0 1 0 0 0 0












26 7 1 1 3



6 2 0 1 1








Loebel's Career Highs

Points - 2 vs. Pittsburgh (9/10/17)
Goals - 1 vs. Pittsburgh (9/10/17)
Assists - 1 (3 times) last at Duke (9/6/18)