Garvelink Earns MVP Honors for the second straight season
Program-best four players earn AVCA Distinction
MSU looks for first Final Four berth since 1995
Michigan State advanced to the Elite Eight with a 3-1 victory over B1G rival Illinois
The Spartans defeated the No. 25 Missouri State Bears in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
The Spartan volleyball program will celebrate its senior class on Saturday, Nov. 18 vs. Indiana
MSU welcomed Maryland to Jenison Field House for its first home game of the 2017 Big Ten schedule.
Michigan State defeated Northwestern 3-0
2017 Second Team AVCA All-America
2013, 2014, 2016 Honorable Mention AVCA All-America
2013, 2014 AVCA All-East Coast Region
2016, 2017 AVCA All-North Region
2013 AVCA East Coast Region Freshman of the Year
2017 All-Big Ten
2016 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten
2014 BIG EAST Player of the Year
2013 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year
2013, 2014 All-BIG EAST
2013, 2014 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
2017 Academic All-Big Ten 2017 MSU Playmaker Award 2017 University Park NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team Big Ten Player of the Week (Nov. 7, 2016)
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 26, 2017)
VolleyMob National Player of the Week (Sept. 27, 2017)
2016 Spartan Classic MVP
2017 Auto Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational All-Tournament Team
CAREER CAPSULE: Four-time AVCA All-America selection: Second Team in 2017 after three straight seasons as an Honorable Mention pick (2013, 2014, and 2016) ... In two seasons at MSU, compiled 771 kills (3.37 per set) , 670 digs (2.93/s) and 60 service aces ... Ranks eighth all-time at MSU in digs per set ... Overall, finished her four-year collegiate career with 1,830 kills, (3.94 per set), and 1,436 digs in 133 career matches ...
REDSHIRT SENIOR (2017): Second Team AVCA All-America ... First Team AVCA All-North Region ... First Team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... University Park Regional All-Tournament Team ... Recipient of the team's Playmaker Award ... Led the Spartans with 3.61 kills per set, and also contributed 3.17 digs, 0.37 blocks, and 0.27 service aces per set ... Had a team-best 12 double-doubles ... Ranked seventh in the Big Ten in kills per set and 11th in digs per frame, the only player in the league ranked in the top 11 in both categories ... Averaged 4.14 kills per set in the NCAA Tournament, which ranked 24th nationally, and added 3.0 digs per frame ... Opened the season with 12 digs and nine kills against Furman (8/25) ... Contributed six kills, a pair of aces, and nine digs against Auburn, then capped the tournament with nine kills, 11 digs, and two assists vs. host Georgia Tech (8/26) ... Earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team for the Spartan Invitational (9/1-2) with 3.22 kills 3.11 digs, and 1.22 blocks per set along with seven aces, including a season-best 16 kills and .552 hitting percentage vs. Corpus Christi ... Posted a season-high 15 digs and added five kills in the opener of the Shamrock Invitational (9/15) ... Shared the team lead with 11 kills, hit .346, and had seven digs against Central Michigan (9/16) ... In the Shamrock Invite finale, recorded 12 digs and eight kills vs. SIU (9/16) ... Opened Big Ten play with a pair of double-doubles: a 16-kill, 25-dig performance in a five-set thriller at No. 5 Wisconsin (9/22), and 13 digs and 14 kills in a sweep of No. 1 Minnesota (9/24) in Minneapolis ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week kudos for her Wisconsin/Minnesota performance ... Posted her fifth straight match with double-digit digs (10) and added seven kills and a pair of blocks against Maryland (9/29) ... Compiled a stat line of nine digs, a solo block, pair of aces, and 13 kills on 25 swings (.440) in a win over Ohio State (9/30) ... Had 11 kills, hit a team-best .200, and added 18 digs and two blocks in a four-setter at No. 4 Nebraska (10/4) ... Earned her fourth double-double with 16 kills and 13 digs in a win at home over No. 7 Wisconsin (10/7) ... Posted 17 kills and pulled up 10 digs at Penn State (10/13) ... Led MSU with 10 kills and a pair of blocks at Rutgers (10/14) ... Delivered a team-best 16 kills and 10 digs in a home win over Michigan (10/18) ... Compiled eight kills, nine digs, and an ace in a win at Maryland (10/21) ... Posted nine kills and eight digs along with two aces vs. No. 7 Nebraska (10/27) ... Had 15 kills, hit .293, and added 16 digs and three assists in a win over Iowa (10/28) ... Led MSU with 16 kills and added 14 digs, three assists and a block vs. No. 1 Penn State (11/1) ... Had 18 kills, hit a match-best .536, and added five digs and a pair of assists in a win at Northwestern (11/5) ... Hit .433 with 17 kills and nine digs in a sweep of Illinois (11/10) ... Had eight kills, seven digs, and a pair of blocks (one solo) as MSU swept Northwestern (11/11) ... Led MSU with 14 kills and 11 digs, added three blocks and hit .273 in a tough loss at Michigan (11/15) ... Posted 11 kills and eight digs and hit .409 in a senior night victory over Indiana (11/18) ... Led MSU with 17 kills, eight digs, and two each aces and blocks ... Finished the regular season with 16 kills and 13 digs for her 10th double-double in Big Ten play and had five aces, her most in a match at MSU (11/25) ... Just missed a double-double in MSU's first-round NCAA win over No. 25 Missouri State (12/1), posting nine kills, 10 digs, and tying her season best with three blocks ... Season-best 18 kills and 11 digs at Creighton (12/2) ... Delivered 13 kills, two assists, nine digs, and tied her season best with five aces vs. Illinois (12/8) ... Tied her season best with 18 kills, hit .333, and had 12 digs for a double-double in the regional final at Penn State (12/9) ...
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2016): AVCA Honorable Mention All-America ... AVCA All-North Region Selection ... Honorable Mention All-Big Ten ... Started 33 of 34 matches, and appeared in 113 of 117 sets on the season ... Led the Spartans with 3.15 kills per set (10th in the Big Ten), was second in digs (2.68 per set, 15th in the Big Ten) and 0.27 aces per set (12th in the Big Ten) ... Hit .208 and also contributed 0.37 blocks per set ... Returned to the court after missing nearly all of the 2015 campaign with a six-kill, 10-dig effort vs. Denver (8/26) ... Posted a double-double in a four-set victory over San Diego State, with 17 kills and 17 digs, adding a career-best five blocks (8/27) ... Had six kills and four digs in two sets vs. Marist to close out the SDSU Invite (8/27) ... Had seven kills, hit .250, and added a pair of digs in the Spartan Invite opener vs. Morgan State (9/3) ... Posted her second double-double of the season with 12 kills an 12 digs, hitting .429, in a sweep of Central Michigan (9/3) ... Hit .350 with nine kills and added six digs and three aces in a sweep of Cincinnati (9/9) ... Had eight kills and a match-best 13 digs in the second game of the WKU Invitational (9/10) ... Had a team-high 14 kills and hit .294, adding nine digs and a pair of blocks in the WKU Invite finale vs. the host Toppers (9/10) ... Posted 14 kills, hit .407, and added four digs and three aces in a sweep of Notre Dame to open the Spartan Classic (9/16) ... Had 15 kills and hit a season-best .500 (15-2-18) against Maryland Eastern Shore, with a season-best four aces and seven digs (9/17) ... Earned Spartan Classic MVP honors by posting nine kills, five digs, an ace, and a block in the finale vs. DePaul (9/17) ... Opened Big Ten play with 10 kills on 22 swings (.455) and added six digs and three assists in a sweep of Iowa (10/23) ... Tallied a stat line with 13 kills, a season-high 48 swings, three assists, three aces, and 10 digs for her third double-double of the season vs. No. 1 Nebraska (9/24) ... Recorded seven kills, eight digs, and two blocks in a loss at Penn State (9/30) ... Led the Spartans with 12 kills and eight digs in a sweep at Rutgers (10/1) ... Produced 14 kills and eight digs in a 3-0 sweep of No. 14 Ohio State at home (10/7) ... Recorded her fourth double-double of the year with 10 each kills and digs against Maryland (10/8) ... Shared the Spartan lead in kills (11) and added six digs at No. 24 Illinois (10/12) ... Recorded her fifth double-double with 11 kills and 11 digs, along with a pair of blocks, in a five-set thriller vs. No. 3 Minnesota (10/15) ... Hit .500 (6-0-12) and added six digs and an ace in a home sweep of Rutgers (10/19) ... Led MSU with nine kills and five digs at No. 19 Ohio State (10/22) ... Shared the team lead with nine kills and added six digs in a win at Indiana (10/28) ... Nearly missed a double-double with 13 kills and nine digs, along with three blocks, in a road win at Purdue (10/29) ... Led MSU with 13 kills, 15 digs, and a season-best five aces in a home sweep of Northwestern (11/4) ... Just missed a second consecutive double-double with 10 kills and nine digs in a win over Illinois (11/5) ... Seven kills and nine digs in a three-set victory over Purdue (11/9) ... Season-bests of 19 kills, 49 attempts, and 20 digs in MSU's four-set win over Michigan (11/12)... Second consecutive double-double (11 kills, 15 digs) in a five-setter at No. 2 Minnesota (11/18) ... Team-best 10 kills and added eight digs in MSU's loss at No. 3 Wisconsin (11/19) ... Five kills and nine digs in a midweek event at Michigan (11/23) ... Delivered nine kills, 15 digs, and a pair of blocks in a win at Iowa (11/26) ... Opened the NCAA Tournament with a team-best eight kills and 11 digs in a sweep of Fairfield (12/2) ... Led MSU for the second straight match in kills (17), adding eight digs, two blocks, and two assists in a season-ending five-setter against Arizona (12/3) ...
JUNIOR (2015): Posted a double-double against Kentucky (8/28) in her first career match as a Spartan with 11 kills and 12 digs before leaving in the fourth set with an injury ... Missed the remainder of the season with an injury, and received a medical hardship waiver ...
SOPHOMORE (2014, at MARQUETTE): AVCA Honorable Mention All-America ...BIG EAST Conference Player of the Year ... All-BIG EAST First Team ... BIG EAST Conference Preseason Player of the Year ... All-BIG EAST Preseason Team ... Finished the season with a program record 576 kills, while totaling 405 digs, which ranked second on the team, and 46 service aces, which led the Golden Eagles ... Recorded 21 double-doubles on the season ... One of three MU players to play in all 120 sets during the season ... Posted 13 kills and hit .385 with a career-best five blocks in sweep of VCU (8/30) in the Rams Volleyball Classic ... Hit .394 with 15 kills in sweep at American (9/5) ... Team-high 17 kills in five-set loss vs. No. 8 Florida State (9/6) in Washington, D.C. ... BIG EAST Honor Roll selection on 9/8 for her play against American and FSU ... Tallied 15 kills and 13 digs in victory at No. 7 Florida (9/19) ... Registered 19 kills and tied a career-high with six service aces in victory over UCF (9/20) ... Hit .591 with 14 kills in sweep against Jacksonville (9/21) ... Tied a season high with 19 kills and hit .415 in a sweep at St. John's (9/27) ... Earned her second BIG EAST Honor Roll nod of 2014 on 9/29 following a pair of road wins over Providence and St. John's ... Earned her first double-double of the season with 11 kills and 11 digs against Georgetown (10/3) ... Notched her second double-double of the season with 24 kills and 18 digs and tied a career high five blocks and block assists and three assists (10/4) ... Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (10/13) after notching 20 kills in a 3-1 win at Xavier (10/8) and 16 in sweep of DePaul (10/11) ... Posted 30 kills and 25 digs in a five-set loss at Butler (10/15) ... Landed 21 kills and hit .419 in sweep of Villanova (10/17) ... Set an MU record with 89 attacks (25 kills and 18 digs) in four-set win over Seton Hall (10/18), in which Marquette set the NCAA record for points scored in a four-set match with 117 ... Posted 29 kills at Seton Hall (11/14) ... Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on 11/17 following matches at Seton Hall (11/14) and at Villanova (11/15) in which she averaged 8.00 points and 7.14 kills per set and hit .341 ... Became first Marquette player to earn Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week honors on 11/18 for play at Seton Hall and Villanova ... BIG EAST Player of the Week on 11/24 after posting 23 kills in the regular season finale against DePaul (11/22) while becoming the fastest player in MU history to surpass 1,000 career kills ... Notched 1,000th kill vs. DePaul while giving MU an 18-12 lead in the first set (the kill was her 10th of the match and she hit .909 (10-0-11) to that point) ... Powered the Golden Eagles in their first round NCAA Tournament match against Illinois State (12/4) with a career-high 32 kills ...
FRESHMAN (2013 at MARQUETTE): AVCA Honorable Mention All-America ... AVCA All-East Coast Region ... AVCA East Coast Region Freshman of the Year ... All-BIG EAST First Team selection ... BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Year ... Named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week after standout performances against BGSU (8/30) and Brigham Young (8/31) ... In collegiate debut, collected 19 kills and 16 digs in a win at BGSU (8/30) ... Recorded 26 kills and 14 digs in a loss to BYU (8/31) ... Posted 20 kills and 16 digs while hitting .378 (20-3-45) against TCU (9/7) ... Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week for her play at Green Bay (9/17), and against Florida (9/20) and Milwaukee (9/22) ... Picked up 11 kills and hit .611 (11-0-18) for the match against Green Bay (9/17) ... Notched a season-high 29 kills and hit .500 in a win at DePaul (9/28) ... Contributed 18 kills in a three-set win over Georgetown (10/27) ... Recorded 22 kills in a 3-1 victory at Butler (11/1) ... Notched 20 kills and 13 digs in a five-set victory at Seton Hall (11/15) ... Tallied 18 kills in a three-set victory at St. John's (11/17) ... Recorded 26 kills for the second time this season, hit .408 and added eight digs in a four-set victory over Xavier (11/22) ... Notched her 17th double-double of the season with 17 kills and 13 digs in a victory over Butler (11/23) ... Posted 17 kills and a season-high 19 digs as Marquette beat Creighton 3-1 in the BIG EAST Championship title match (11/30) ... Had 13 kills and hit .306 in first round NCAA match, a sweep of Louisville (12/6) in Champaign, Ill. ...
CLUB: Won the Canadian U-18 National Championship with her club team, Defensa, in 2013, capturing MVP honors ... Finished with a silver medal at the U-17 level with Defensa in 2012 ... Won the 2011 Canadian National Championship at the U-16 level, picking up national MVP honors ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in volleyball at Assumption Catholic Secondary School in Burlington, Ontario ... Named team captain as a junior and senior ... Helped Assumption to its first Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations tournament title as a junior in 2012 ... Assumption finished third in the OFSAA tournament when Bailey was a sophomore in 2011 ...
PERSONAL: Daughter of Scott and Wendy Bailey ... Has an older sister Kayde and two younger sisters, Paula (who attends Mohawk College in Canada) and Magee, who played at George Mason in 2016 ... Majoring in elementary education.