Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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WEB ONLY: Volleyball team sweeps again at invitational

In the 10:30 a.m. contest, the No. 12 Spartans defeated DePaul in three games, 30-25, 30-17 and 30-20 in their second match in the Western Michigan Invitational.Junior middle Jenny Rood, who had been hampered by a knee injury, got the green light for the match and was ecstatic about it.“You have no idea how happy I was,” Rood said.

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Taking in a game can change your mind

Have you ever sat down and watched a volleyball match? More specifically, have you ever watched the MSU women’s volleyball team compete in a match? If not, all I can say is you’re missing out. After spending the majority of my weekend in Jenison Field House watching the Coca-Cola/MSU Volleyball Classic, I have a higher level of respect for volleyball and for the people who play it. Not that I never respected volleyball players, I’m a former high school baseball player and I spent most of my time in high school surrounded by jocks.

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Spikers rally to win tournament, ready for upcoming schedule

In a weekend filled with many scares, the MSU volleyball team overcame each and every one en route to a championship in the Coca-Cola/MSU Volleyball Classic.Perseverance could best describe how the Spartans defeated a Big East school, an in-state foe and a Southeastern Conference school all in a matter of 30 hours.The No.

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Spartans ready for tourney

The wait is finally over for the MSU women’s volleyball team. Tonight, the team will hit the court against an opponent for the first match in the 2002-2003 campaign when they take on Georgetown in the eighth annual Coca-Cola/MSU Volleyball Classic at Jenison Field House.

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Spartans working for perfection

All summer, the MSU volleyball team has been lifting weights and conditioning, trying to increase strength and endurance for the upcoming season.With two days until the team’s first regular season matchup, the No.

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Green takes White in Spikers debut

Prior to the MSU volleyball team’s Green & White game Saturday, head coach Chuck Erbe called the inter-squad scrimmage a “coming out party.”Anyone who listened to the radio or was in attendance at Jenison Field House didn’t have much of an argument.

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Volleyball adds transfer

The volleyball team added transfer student Sara Villwock to its 2002 roster. Villwock, who appeared in 59 career games for Colorado, transferred to MSU after two years of play for the Buffaloes.

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Spartans join U.S. national team

The red, white and blue of the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team added a little green and white for its upcoming exhibition season. Former Spartan outside hitter Erin Hartley and assistant coach Todd Dagenais will represent America on April 18-20 as the national team begins the exhibition season with three games against China’s Tianjin. “Ever since I was little I wanted to play for the U.S.

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Hartley wins spot on AVCA Mideast Region team

Although her Spartan volleyball career ended Saturday night, senior outside hitter Erin Hartley is still receiving reminders about her great senior campaign. Hartley was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Mideast Region team Wednesday. Hartley is one of 10 Big Ten players on the 12-person roster. By earning a spot on one of the eight regional teams, Hartley, along with the other 95 regional-team members, is eligible for a place on the AVCA All-America team, which will be announced Dec.

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Team looks ahead

Madison, Wis. - The concept seems to be pretty cut and dry in an NCAA Tournament game - either win and keep playing or pack your bags. But for the Spartan volleyball team, things aren’t quite as simple. Instead of dwelling on what went wrong in a 3-0 loss to the No.

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Irish first foe in tourney

It might not have the madness of March or sparkle of “One Shining Moment,” but for the Spartan volleyball team, the NCAA Volleyball Tournament doesn’t lack drama. The No.