Thursday, May 23, 2024

Sports | Volleyball


MSU looks to 'Bust Breslin'

The last time the MSU volleyball team played at Breslin Center was Nov. 4, 1995. That was four days before Tom Izzo coached his first game at MSU and the same weekend the MSU football team beat Michigan 28-25 at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans will look to “Bust Breslin” in two games this weekend: Friday against Ohio State and Saturday against No. 21 U-M.


MSU volleyball overcomes threat from Oakland

The MSU volleyball team struggled to extend its winning streak Tuesday night with a 3-1 defeat of Oakland. After a slow start, the team dominated the first set, rallying from a 7-7 tie early on to win the set 25-15.


MSU wins fifth straight Showcase

The MSU volleyball team continued to roll this weekend, winning the MSU Showcase at Jenison Field House for the fifth straight year. The Spartans didn’t drop a set on the weekend, defeating Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Florida A&M and Connecticut to claim the title and stretch their winning streak to six.


MSU volleyball to travel east, remain positive despite slow start

Last week’s tough tournament hasn’t dimmed the MSU volleyball team’s outlook on the season. The team, which lost to No. 10 Cal Poly and No. 22 Wichita State on way to an 0-3 start, will work on limiting errors if it wants to turn its season around when it travels to the Delaware Invitational this weekend.


Young Spartans head to Okla. for season-opening Sooner Invitational

The resounding theme of the offseason for the MSU volleyball team has been youth. In the offseason, the team brought in the No. 7 recruiting class in the nation according to, a major collegiate volleyball recruiting site. Every one of those players will have to contribute to a squad with only three upperclassmen.


Young team prepares for season during scrimmage

New players and new rules will dictate the beginning of the season for the MSU volleyball team. The Spartans, who held their annual Green and White game Saturday, only have three upperclassmen on the team this season and have been picked to finish eighth in the Big Ten.