Friday, August 12, 2022

Sports | Volleyball


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.


Spartan volleyball team preps for home NCAA Tournament game against Fairfield

No. 15 MSU volleyball will be hosting a few games of the first round of the NCAA tournament. As the 9th seed in the tournament, MSU will be playing Fairfield University for the first time. With hopes to continue to the second round of the NCAA tournament, MSU will have to come up with a game plan that allows it to beat Fairfield. Here are three things you should know about the Fairfield Stags.


MSU volleyball to host opening rounds of NCAA Tournament

Late Sunday evening, the MSU volleyball team welcomed good news regarding its impending journey in the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans earned the overall No. 9 seed and will host Fairfield University, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, or MAAC, champions. The match against the Stags is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 at Jenison Field House.