Michigan State volleyball swept the season series against rival Michigan, defeating them 3-0 on Sept. 22 and 3-1 Wednesday night for the first time since 2006. With the season sweep, MSU received the State Pride Flag inside the Breslin Center.
The Spartans will take on the Wolverines for their second meeting of the season on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at home. The match will be streamed on Big Ten Network.
The Michigan State volleyball team moved on to 11-4 and 3-1 in the Big Ten after the team defended off a late run from the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.
Freshman outside hitter Taylah Holdem recorded a high of 21 kills which tied for the most by an MSU freshman since 2000 Sunday afternoon, when Michigan State’s volleyball defeated North Carolina with a 3-1 victory.
A very close back-and-forth match resulted in MSU being swept by Duke on Friday in a 3-0 match. This drops the Spartans to 4-3 on the still-young season.
Michigan State volleyball senior libero Nalani Iosia was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Tuesday after leading the Spartans to three consecutive wins and taking home tournament MVP at the inaugural Kathy DeBoer Invitational.
Former Michigan State head volleyball coach Cathy George was named as the head coach and director of operations of West Michigan Pro Volleyball Monday morning.
On Friday, Michigan State Volleyball fell 3-0 to the Fighting Illini but came back Saturday for a 3-0 sweep against the Northwestern Wildcats – ending their 12-game losing streak.