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Schedule Preview: Volleyball

June 26, 2014
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With the addition of two teams to the Big Ten Conference this fall, the Spartans look to amp up their 2014 fall season with strong non-conference play and begin the battle of Big Ten volleyball with the release of the 2014-15 schedule. In the 2013 season, eight teams from the Big Ten made it to the...

Volleyball Finalizes Recruiting Class

May 31, 2014
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After back-to-back NCAA Tournament sweet sixteen appearances in the most competitive conference in the country, the loss of four seniors to graduation left volleyball coach Cathy George facing one of the toughest things to deal with as a college coach — rebuilding. The Spartans lost Kristen Kelsay...

No. 17 Spartan Volleyball falls to No. 15 Wisconsin in four

November 22, 2013
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Wisconsin (3):           22, 25, 25, 25 Michigan State (1):   25, 20, 21, 23 After splitting the past three weekends and falling one spot in the AVCA Top 25, Michigan State tried to increase their chances of getting a top 16 seed in the NCAA Tournament against No. 15 Wisconsin. Read More &raqu...

High Hopes for MSU Volleyball

August 14, 2013
Filed under Sports, Z

Spartan Volleyball received their highest ranking by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll since 1997, coming in at 14th. The 1997 ranking was the highest in school history at No. 6. They are joining six other Big Ten teams in the AVCA preseason top 25. Read More »...

Spartans defeat Indiana on Senior Night

Alyssa Chronowski/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
December 1, 2019
Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING - Michigan State closed its season at home against Indiana. After a 3-0 loss in Bloomington on the Hoosiers’ Senior Night last week, the Spartans returned the favor on their own Senior Night, prevailing in four sets, 25-18, 25-18, 20-25 and 25-22. With seniors Audrey Alford, Samantha McLean ...

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Sutton Magee

Sutton Magee

Sutton is a junior journalism student at Michigan State who spent last season covering women's basketball for Impact. He was also a frequent contributor to the Breslin Breakdown podcast. He has previously covered football, soccer, hockey, and volleyball for Impact.

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Spartans out for revenge against Northwestern

Audrey Alford (first in line) encourages her teammate Samantha McLean/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
November 9, 2019
Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Previews, Sports, Volleyball

What happened? That’s what Michigan State had to be thinking after last week’s loss against Northwestern.  The Wildcats entered the game with an 0-10 record in conference play, with a porous defense and an offense that relied on ridiculous kill numbers from Temi Thomas-Ailara. Yet, when ...

Spartans hit the road to face Northwestern and Illinois

Meredith Norris/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
November 1, 2019
Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Previews, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING - Michigan State volleyball enters this weekend with as much momentum as they can hope for coming off two losses last week. Though they were swept by No. 4 Wisconsin, the team performed better against No. 6 Minnesota, taking a set off the Gophers in a four-set loss.  Fortunately for the ...

Michigan State hangs tough in loss to Minnesota

Meredith Norris/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Darin Baydoun, General Assignment Reporter
October 27, 2019
Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING - Coming on the heels of two straight losses to top-10 teams in not just the Big Ten but the country in Penn State and Wisconsin, it might’ve been fair to ask if Michigan State volleyball had what it took to compete with another conference heavy hitter in Minnesota. It didn’t look good...

Spartans swept by dominant Wisconsin

Samantha McLean/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Nathan Stearns, Field Hockey Beat Reporter
October 26, 2019
Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING - Like so many other sports that the Big Ten Conference sponsors, the volleyball side of things is full of strong and disciplined teams from the top down. One of these conference behemoths is Wisconsin, while another solid team that is not quite at the level of the Badgers are the Michigan Sta...

Challenging weekend matchups await Michigan State

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Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter
October 25, 2019
Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Previews, Sports, Volleyball

EAST LANSING - In Big Ten volleyball, there aren’t many breather games. With six top-25 teams in the conference, the odds are good that any given team will be playing an elite squad most weekends.  No team is feeling that more than Michigan State right now. This weekend, they’re staring down th...

Expectations, improvement and Foster Loyer in year two

Foster Loyer/Photo: MSU Athletic Communications

Joe Dandron, Sports Director
October 23, 2019
Filed under A, Articles, Feature, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

EAST LANSING — Hundreds of college students walk to and from class every day on the campus of Michigan State. Headphones in, hoods up, mainly keeping to themselves as everyone just tries to get by.  Among the crowd, about average height, a little stronger looking than a year before and usually in Sp...

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