Michigan State volleyball closed out their road trip with two games last week, the first of which in Lincoln, Nebraska against the powerful Cornhuskers volleyball team. Nebraska was ranked number four in the country heading into the contest, fresh off a win against Penn State, a perennial championship contender in women’s volleyball.
The Michigan State volleyball team is hitting the road to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers tonight, and will continue that road trip with a stop in Iowa City to go against the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Junior transfer outside hitter Autumn Bailey has torn her ACL and will miss the remainder of this season, according to head coach Cathy George as she told reporters in a press conference held earlier this morning. Bailey was a highly anticipated transfer student from Marquette University.
The season starts in Lexington, Ky. for the MSU women’s volleyball team. The Spartans will play AVCO 15th ranked Kentucky on Friday, Aug. 28.
Three MSU volleyball players will be heading to Colorado Springs, Colo. to tryout for the U.S. Women's National Team. Freshman setter Rachel Minarick, freshman middle blocker Alyssa Garvelink and sophomore outside hitter Chloe Reinig will take part in an open tryout on Feb.
By Troy Jefferson email@example.com Two sophomores came to the rescue for the Spartans on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Thanks in large part to opposite hitter Allyssah Fitterer and outside hitter Chloe Reinig, MSU (19-13 overall) defeated Loyola Marymount (23-8 overall), 3-1 (25-15, 25-19, 21-25, 25-21) in Palo Alto, Calif.
It’s dancing time for the volleyball team. MSU (18-13 overall, 11-9 Big Ten) will play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday night against Loyola Marymount (23-7 overall, 11-7 West Coast Conference) at Stanford’s campus in Palo Alto, California at 7:30 p.m.
The volleyball team will say goodbye to one of its cornerstones after the season. After 10 years with MSU, associate head coach Russ Carney announced he will retire at the conclusion of the season, effective at the end of the 2014 calendar year.
The volleyball team closed its regular season on a five game winning streak. MSU (18-13 overall, 11-9 Big Ten) defeated Iowa (14-17 overall, 6-14 Big Ten) in straight sets.
The volleyball team saved its best performance for the last home game of the regular season. MSU (17-13 overall, 10-9 Big Ten) swept No. 19 Purdue (22-9 overall, 12-7 Big Ten), 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-21) on senior night at Jenison Field House.
The ups and downs of the volleyball team’s roller coaster season has provided a silver lining — growth. “You learn, you get shut down, you have to come back, you have to pick yourself up,” head coach Cathy George said.
Volleyball head coach Cathy George won her 550th game in impressive fashion Saturday night. MSU (16-13 overall, 9-9 Big Ten) swept Rutgers (7-24 overall, 0-18 Big Ten), 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-16) at Jenison Field House.