Monday, September 28, 2020

Sports | Volleyball


Maddie Haggerty preps for match against sister tonight vs Wisconsin

As MSU women’s volleyball gets ready to kick off their first Big Ten match this season on Friday, a pair of sisters get ready to watch their schools face off for the first time.   Redshirt junior outside hitter Maddie Haggerty and her sister sophomore outside hitter Molly Haggerty who plays Wisconsin will watch their schools compete against each for the first time in their collegiate careers.


Head Coach Cathy George reaches 600th win

Volleyball head coach Cathy George earned her 600th career win as a coach after defeating San Diego State earlier today. Her overall record is now at 600-390 ranking her as the 20th for total wins in the NCAA Division I volleyball and currently is ranked in the top 80 coaches all-time with her career winning percentage at .607.


3 Spartans earn AVCA postseason honor

Following the upset loss to Arizona in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the MSU volleyball team announced Tuesday juniors Alyssa Garvelink and Autumn Bailey have been selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association, AVCA, All-North team, and senior Alyssa Fitterer was an honorable mention pick, according to a press release.


No. 9 Spartans upset by Arizona in NCAA Tournament

All eyes were on Jenison Fieldhouse for the second straight night as the MSU volleyball team continued its trek in the NCAA Tournament. In a five-set classic, the Arizona Wildcats were able to stave off and eliminate the Spartans, 25-17, 16-25, 19-25, 26-24, 10-15. In the first round, the Wildcats ousted Cleveland State, 3-0, to keep their season alive.