The state’s returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 6-foot-2 senior outside hitter led the Huskies to a 34-5 record and a second-straight Conference 6A state championship this past season. Middleton compiled 516 kills with a .487 kill percentage and a .342 hitting percentage, including 25 kills in a four-set win over O’Connor High in the state final. One of two high school athletes on the USA Volleyball Under-20 Women’s National Team, Middleton was a 2021 American Volleyball Coaches Association First Team All-American selection. She concluded her prep volleyball career with a school-record 1,556 kills.
Middleton has maintained a weighted 3.75 in the classroom. She has signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball on scholarship at the University of Southern California this fall.
Middleton has donated her time to the Friends for Life Animal Rescue and Kitty City at Wild Horse Ranch. She has also volunteered locally as part of fundraisers to benefit the American Nurses Foundation, the Harvey Milk Foundation and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center.