Senior Kyndra Abron had 22 kills and hit .500 in the Spartan win.
Rathje becomes the seventh Spartan to earn first-team All-Big Ten honors in consecutive seasons.
Abron, Emro, Rathje, Weiler and Zlabis honored post match.
Moster leads all defense players with 23 digs.
Spartans travel to Ann Arbor on Wednesday; host Penn State Saturday.
JUNIOR (2010): Selected to the COBRA Magazine All-Region Team ... Ended the year ranked fourth on the team in kills with 256 and total blocks with 76 ... Within the conference, improved to second on the team in total blocks with 57 and third on the team in kills with 174 ... Recorded a career-best 22 kills at Indiana (10/23) while also tallying a season-high 43 total attacks against the Hoosiers ... Posted career-best five digs against Wisconsin (10/9) ... Tallied a career-high eight total blocks and eight block assists against No. 6 Illinois (10/8) ... Recorded 11 double-digit kill tallies on the season ... Averaged a career-best 0.73 blocks per set for the season ... Reeled in a then career-best 31 digs on the season, tallying more than her previous two year's combined ... Started in 25 of 28 matches she appeared in.
SOPHOMORE (2009): Became MSU's first sophomore All-America honoree when she was tabbed as an AVCA Honorable Mention selection ... First-Team All-Big Ten honoree ... Recipient of the team's Outstanding Offensive Player award ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week on Aug. 31 after her performance at the Spartan Invitational the opening weekend of the season ... Started 23 of the 32 matches she appeared in ... Posted 267 total kills ... Tallied 15 double-digit kills efforts, including a career-high 20 vs. Indiana (11/13) ... Recorded a career-high hitting percentage of .800 vs. Albany on eight kills and no errors ... Led the team in conference matches with a 2.81 kills per set average ... Recorded 16 assists, including a career-high three vs. North Carolina (8/29) and in the upset win over No. 12 Illinois (10/2) ... Had 17 digs on the season ... Posted a season-best three digs at Minnesota (10/23) ... Tied her season-best of one block solo on 11 occasions, including in MSU's upset win over No. 12 Southern California (8/28) ... Led the team with eight solo blocks in conference play ... Had 60 block assists ... Posted a season-best four block assists in eight matches ... Tied her career-high of five blocks at Indiana (9/26), Minnesota (10/23) and Michigan (11/18).
FRESHMAN (2008): Played in 105 sets over 30 matches, earning starts in 10 contests ... Posted nine double-digit kill efforts during her freshman season and finished the season ranked third on the team with 228 kills, 173 of which came during Big Ten play ... Finished third on the team with 536 attacks and posted 259.0 total points on the season ... Posted 20 kills on 48 attacks to help MSU gain back-to-back wins at Wisconsin (10/31) for the first time in program history ... Tallied 17 kills in the previous match against Purdue (10/25) ... Hit double-digit kill totals in each of the Spartans' first three Big Ten matches (9/26 - 10/3) - vs. Ohio State (10), vs. Michigan (11) and at Indiana (12) - and hit .600 in the Spartans' win over Ohio State (9/26), her second-best hitting percentage on the season ... She added 12 kills and hit .429 in the Spartans' second meeting with Ohio State (11/15) ... Had an error-free match in the Spartans' three-set win over Syracuse (9/5) when she tallied nine kills while hitting a career-best .643 ... Hit .550 in a five-set win against Northwestern (10/10) in which she posted 13 kills with only two errors ... Hit .400 in back-to-back matches against Florida A&M (9/12) and UConn (9/13), posting six kills in each match ... Added 56 total blocks on the season with a career-best six, two of which were solo, at Michigan (11/14) ... Had five blocks at Wisconsin (10/31) and posted four against both Michigan (9/27) at home and at Minnesota (10/17) ... Added six digs during the season ... Earned her first varsity letter.
HIGH SCHOOL: One of the top recruits in the state of Michigan... Was dubbed "Miss Volleyball 2007" by the Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association ... A first-team all-state, all-region and all-conference selection ... Ranked No. 14 on PrepVolleyball.com's "Senior Aces" list, highlighting the top volleyball prospects nationally ... Selected to the USA Volleyball National A2 team .... As a junior led Livonia Churchill to the Michigan Class A State title, posting 35 kills in the title game, a Class A championship game record ... Aside from being a three-year letterwinner in volleyball, also twice lettered in track & field, earning All-State honors in 2006 after placing eighth in the shot put at the state championship.
CLUB: Competed with the M-Junior Volleyball Club out of Ann Arbor, Mich.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kyndra Yvonne Abron ... Born on Dec. 19, 1990... Daughter of James and Cassandra Abron ... Majoring in psychology.
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