Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Sports | Volleyball

VOLLEYBALL

Former MSU grad looks to expand number of women in sports business

Meet MSU graduate Kristin Porter. Porter is the founder of FAB, also known as Females in Athletic Business. FAB is a women’s empowerment organization that is aiming to unite both students aspiring to pursue a career in sports business and professionals already in the industry to expand the growing number of females pursuing jobs in sports business.

VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball coach Cathy George aims for 200th victory at MSU

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.

VOLLEYBALL

MSU volleyball survives and advances in NCAA Tournament

By Troy Jefferson tjefferson@statenews.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.