Sophomore trains with top-level collegiate talent
Peterson Heads on B1G Foreign Tour; Garvelink for USAVB Collegiate Team
Spartans Vie For Place On Summer USAVB Squads
MSU takes top seed to the limit, but falls just short
Teams face off at 10 p.m. ET on Pac-12 Networks
MSU dropped a tough five-setter at No. 20 Ohio State on Oct. 24
Michigan State improved to 2-0 by defeating host UAB on Friday night.
Images of the 2014 Green & White Game, held at Jenison Field House on Aug. 23, 2014
2015 USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team
Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Nov. 24, Dec. 1, 2014)
2014 MSU Most Improved Player Award
FRESHMAN (2014): Appeared in all 33 matches, playing 115 of 119 sets ... Third on the team in kills per set (2.10), while hitting .220 and finishing second on the team with 1.06 blocks per set ... Finished 13th in the Big Ten in blocks per set, and second among Conference freshmen in that category ... In MSU's freshman record book, her 110 block assists is fourth, 122 total blocks is fifth, and 1.06 blocks per set is seventh ... Eighth among B1G freshmen in points per set (2.70), which found her third on the team ... Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week ... Made her collegiate debut vs. Southeastern Louisiana at the UAB/Samford Invitational, hitting .556 (5-0-9) and recording one block (8/29) ... Had eight kills and four blocks in the nightcap against UAB (8/29) ... Had three kills and three blocks - two solo - in a three-set sweep of Jacksonville State (8/30) ... Had six kills and seven blocks along with a pair of digs against Samford (8/30), helping MSU to the tournament title ... Contributed six kills (6-1-11, .455) with five blocks in a five-setter vs. No. 19 Duke (9/6) ... Had a service ace in each of the games of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge (9/5-6) ... Contributed seven kills and a solo block at Oregon (9/12), then five kills and a pair of blocks at Oregon State (9/13) ... Played three of five sets against LIU-Brooklyn, with six kills and a block (9/19) ... Had five kills and four blocks against Western Kentucky (9/19) ... Hit .500 (5-1-8) against Milwaukee in the Spartan Invitational finale, adding three blocks ... Contributed a season-best nine kills and tied her career best with seven blocks at Indiana (9/26) ... Recorded four kills and four blocks at Purdue (9/27) ... Contributed a career-best 12 kills and added four blocks in a four-set loss at Michigan (9/30) ... Led all players with six blocks and also added eight kills in a win at home against Michigan (10/3) ... Had nine kills, two digs, and two blocks in a home loss to Nebraska (10/10) ... Had 10 kills and hit .273, along with adding three blocks, in a sweep of Iowa (10/11) ... Had a team-best four blocks (one solo) and also had four kills in a win at Maryland (10/17) ... Had 10 kills in a 3-0 sweep at Rutgers (10/18) ... Posted seven kills and a pair of blocks at Ohio State (10/24) ... Recorded six kills and three digs in a three-set loss at Penn State (10/25) ... Four kills and a pair of blocks vs. Illinois (10/31) ... Had six kills, hit .333, and had a pair of blocks and an assist in a sweep of Northwestern (11/1) ... Posted eight kills, a dig, and three blocks in a tough loss to Minnesota (11/7) ... Six kills and three blocks against Wisconsin at home (11/9) ... Had her fourth double-digit kill effort at Nebraska (11/12), and shared the team lead with five blocks ... Matched her then--career best with seven blocks against Indiana (Nov. 15), while adding five kills and a season-high four digs ... Exploded for a season-high 11 blocks (four solo) and added nine kills on 20 swings without an error (.450) in a 3-1 win at Northwestern (11/19) ... Her four solo blocks were the third-most all-time in a four-set match at MSU ... Tied her career high with 12 kills against Rutgers (11/22), adding a block and a service ace ... Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors for her performances against the Wildcats and Scarlet Knights (11/24) ... Shared the team lead with 10 kills while turning in a match-high four blocks a sweep of No. 19 Purdue in the final home game of the season (11/26) ... Finished the regular season with an eight-block, nine-kill performance, adding three digs in the season finale at Iowa (11/28) ... Her eight block assists vs. the Hawkeyes was her season high in that category ... Earned a second straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor for her performance vs. Purdue and Iowa (12/1) ... Made NCAA debut with 10 kills and six blocks against Loyola-Marymount (12/5) ... Had 13 kills, hit a team-best .346, and added three blocks and a pair of digs in the four-set loss to top-ranked Stanford in the NCAA second round (12/6).
CLUB: Competed for Michigan Volleyball Academy and coach Mayme Vlietstra ... Helped the team to US Junior Nationals in 2013 & 2014 ... 2014 18's JVA All-National Team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated No. 26 among 2014 PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces ... Michigan Miss Volleyball Finalist ... Under Armour Second Team All-American ... Two-time Holland Sentinel Volleyball player of the year ... Earned MIVCA All-Conference and All-Region honors all four years ... MIVCA All-State as a junior and senior ... Helped Holland Christian to conference championships in each of her four seasons ... Also earned varsity letters in basketball as a sophomore, junior, and senior.
PERSONAL: Daughter of David and Susan Garvelink ... Has two brothers, Matt and Josh ... Matt is a soccer player at Trinity Christian College ... Enjoys fishing, baking, camping, boating, and golfing ... Aspires to be an elementary school teacher, and majoring in education.