Bailey, Minarick Post Double-Doubles
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Autumn Bailey posts double-double
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MSU makes fourth straight and 17th overall NCAA Tournament
Images of the 2014 Green & White Game, held at Jenison Field House on Aug. 23, 2014
2014 MSU Extra Mile Award
FRESHMAN: (2014): Appeared in 21 matches, providing depth for MSU's defensive play and excelling as a server ... Averaged 0.86 digs per set .. Also had six service aces ... Made her collegiate debut at the UAB/Samford Invitational (8/29-30) ... Recorded her first career service ace vs. Jacksonville State (8/30) ... Saw action in all five sets in a tough loss to Duke (9/6) ... Earned her first career start against Oregon State (9/13), and had five digs ... Pressed into setting duties against LIU-Brooklyn (9/19), had 17 assists and 13 digs along with a pair of service aces for her first career double-double ... Had seven digs, the third highest total on the team, in just two of four sets vs. Purdue (9/27) ... Came in off the bench and recorded five digs and a season-best three service aces in a home win over Michigan (10/3) ... Contributed a pair of digs and a service ace in a loss to Nebraska (10/10).
CLUB: Played club volleyball for Northern Lights and head coach Adam Beamer ... Finished third at 2010 USJO 14 Club Nationals ... National Champions at 2011 USJO, Earning All-America and All-Tournament honors in addition to being named lIbero of the Tournament ... Finished sixth at USJO nationals in 2012 and seventh in 2013 ... Fifth in AAU 17 open in 2013.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2013 Prep Volleyball All-American Honorable Mention ... 2013 Under Armour Watch List ... 2013 Prep Volleyball Senior Ace, 2011, 2012, 2013 Prep Volleyball Defensive Dandy ... 2010 Prep Volleyball Fab 59 Freshmen ... Attended Lakeville North High School in Lakeville, Minn., and earned five varsity letters in volleyball (made the varsity team as an 8th grader) ... AAA state champions her freshman and junior seasons, and a runner-up during her sophomore campaign ... 2010, 2011, and 2012 Section Champions ... High school team was state runner-up her sophomore year ...Selected to the 2013 St. Paul Pioneer Press All-Metro Team and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune All-Metro Team in both 2012 and 2013 ... 2010 Minnesota Breakdown Elite 50 Underclassman (2010, 2011), 2012 Minnesota Breakdown Top Junior, and 2013 Minnesota Breakdown Preseason All-State Team ... Finished high school career with 1,510 digs, 173 service aces ,and 202 assists, while recording 528 digs in her senior season while serving as a team captain ... All-conference and All-State selection her senior year in which her team was the conference champion ... All-conference honorable mention her freshman, sophomore, and junior seasons.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 5, 1996... Daughter of Kirsten and Ken Nelson ... Majoring in kinesiology.