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Marley Bellwood
Marley Bellwood

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Battle Creek, Mich.

High School:
Lakeview

Height:
5-8

Position:
L/DS

Birthdate:
04/09/1983

Experience:
2L


2003 Academic All-Big Ten
2002 Academic All-Big Ten

2004:Played in 28 matches with double-digit dig totals in 19 matches, and 20-plus in seven... Holds single-season record for digs per game with 4.29... Posted 20 digs against Ohio (9/3), tying her then-career best... Had three service aces against Ohio (9/3)... Career-high of 22 digs came against Arkansas (9/10)... Had 11 digs against Notre Dame (9/17)... Posted 23 digs as the libero at Iowa (9/25)... Had 14 digs against Purdue (10/2)... Starting libero at Ohio State (10/15), posted nine digs... Had 12 digs plus three assists in the starting libero position at Penn State (10/16)... Posted 17 digs against Wisconsin (10/22) to go along with an assist... Recorded 19 digs the next night against Northwestern (10/23), plus two assists... Had 19 digs and four assists in MSU's five-game win against Michigan (10/27)... Career-best 27 digs came in MSU's 3-1 win against No. 21 Illinois (10/29)... Recorded 20 digs in State's 3-1 loss at Purdue (11/5)... Posted 20 digs as MSU defeated Indiana (11/6) in Bloomington... Had 15 digs against Iowa (11/12), extending her streak of matches with at least 15 digs to seven... Recorded 12 digs in three games played against Minnesota (11/13)... Had 10 digs at Northwestern (11/19)... Recorded 25 digs at Wisconsin (11/20) to go along with a service ace... Posted 19 digs against Penn State (11/26)... Ended her junior season with 19 digs against Ohio State (11/27).

2003: Recorded a career-high 20 digs against Tennessee (8/30)... Contributed 19 digs at Wisconsin in State's 3-2 win (11/8)... Averaged 2.95 digs per game... Had 10 or more digs in 11 of the 21 matches she played libero... Hit 1.000 (1K-0E-1TA) against Ohio State (9/27)... Academic All-Big Ten.

2002: Played in 24 matches ... Played some libero but was primarily used as defensive specialist ... career-high 15 digs at Illinois (11/23) ...14 digs in three-game sweep of Purdue (10/25)...12 digs vs. Penn State (11/1) ... 11 digs at Iowa (9/28) ...10 digs vs. Illinois (10/26) ... eight digs at Notre Dame (12/8) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... named to the Academic All-Big Ten team. 2001: Redshirted.

High School: Earned all-city, all-league, all-conference and honorable mention all-state honors as a senior at Lakeview High ... played for coach Stephanie Andrews in 2000-01 and Tim Berkey in 1999 ... named Lakeview's Female Athlete of the Year in 2001 ... led squad to a No. 5 Class A state ranking in 2001... averaged 5.0 digs per game as a junior and 4.6 as a senior ... four-year letterwinner on Lakeview soccer team, and earned three letters in basketball ... served as team captain of all three varsity sports senior year.

Personal: Born Marley Ann Bellwood on April 9, 1983, in Battle Creek, Mich. ... daughter of Tom and Brooke Bellwood ... father played football at Western Michigan in 1970 ... majoring in apparel and textile design.