Michael Joseph Albrecht is a normal human being. Spike Albrecht is not. At age 5, Michael Albrecht, son of Tammy and Charles “Chuck” Albrecht, received his first baseball spikes and refused to take them off, earning his now famous nickname.
The back-up point guard and captain for the Michigan Wolverines is one of the fan favorites. Although he is a backup he plays almost just as much as the starter. He became nationally known two years ago when the Wolverines played in the National Championship. He scored 17 first half points on 4-4 from deep, also earning all Final Four team. This tuesday, Spike hit the game winning 3 against Syracuse with 30 seconds left, giving the Hunger Games salute after. Spike also goes by the name Spikedaddy, because….. I don’t really know but he does. Spike played high school basketball in his hometown of Crown Point, Indiana where led Northfield Mount Hermon to the NEPSAC Class AAA title following a 74-70 win over St. Thomas Prep, where he had 23 points, two rebounds and nine assists and earned MVP honors. Spike is known for one his name, but also his ability to hit deep shots and get the ladies;) aka Kate Upton. Basically, Spike is the man.