Michigan State has been selected sixth in the Big Ten preseason volleyball poll , as was announced by the Conference office on Thursday, Aug. 14. Defending NCAA and Big Ten Champion Penn State was chosen as the conference favorite after claiming its sixth national title last season. The poll is formulated by a vote of the conference's 14 head coaches.
Michigan State appears at No. 16 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) national pre-season poll, as announced on Monday. The Spartans are one of seven teams which appear in the pre-season ranking from the Big Ten, which sent seven teams to the NCAA Sweet 16 a year ago.
Michigan State volleyball coach Cathy George has announced the hiring of Brittany Holbrook as the program's Director of Volleyball Operations. In her new position, Holbrook will be responsible many of the day-to-day functions of the program, oversee all team travel and meals, serve as a liaison with the Sideout Club, and also work extensively with the program's summer camps.
Coming off its second consecutive NCAA Sweet 16 appearance, Michigan State volleyball has put together a challenging slate for the 2014 season. Head coach Cathy George announced the schedule on Tuesday, a slate which features 13 teams which made the NCAA tournament last season. Gametimes for MSU's 15 home games at Jenison Field House will be announced closer to the season, as will the television schedule.
Five Michigan State University student-athletes have been recognized for excellence both on the playing field and in the classroom, earning the school's highest athletic awards for 2013-14. Senior captain Kristen Kelsay captured two of those major awards on Friday.
05/27/2014 - MSU Boasts Top-10 Class for Second Straight Season
05/05/2014 - Kelsay Earns DAC Michigan Athlete of the Year Honors
04/16/2014 - Volleyball Freshman Class Grows to Four
04/09/2014 - MSU Hosts Final Spring Competition
03/21/2014 - Spartans Open Spring Slate at Cornerstone
03/06/2014 - Moster Will Tour China With USA Volleyball
02/19/2014 - Moster Heads to USA Volleyball National Team Tryouts
02/13/2014 - Volleyball Announces Spring Schedule
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