Spartans Vie For Place On Summer USAVB Squads
Moster Earns Post-Season Honor for Program Record Third Time
Ninety-five Spartan student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Halloran Paces Group With 4.0 GPA
Moster, Reinig, Minarick, Fitterer All-North Selections
Cathy George and three players reflect on the season so far and talk about returning home for the weekend
The Spartans fell in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to the top seed Stanford.
The Spartans advanced past the first round on the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
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
MSU 0, Penn State 3
SOPHOMORE: (2014): AVCA Honorable Mention All-America ... First Team AVCA All-North Region pick ... First Team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Started all 33 matches, and played 118 of a possible 119 sets ... Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in kills (3.70 per set) and fifth in points (4.14), leading the Spartans in both categories ... Hit .233 on the season, while averaging 0.91 digs and 0.70 blocks per set ... Had a pair of double-doubles ... All-Tournament Team at the UAB/Samford Invitational ... Made her season debut with nine kills on 19 swings (.421) with a pair of blocks and a dig against Southeastern Louisiana (8/29) ... Later that day, hit .545 vs. UAB (7-1-11) ... Had seven kills and three blocks in a sweep of Jacksonville State (8/30) ... Had 11 kills, an assist, a dig, and four blocks in a four-set win over Samford in the tournament finale (8/30) ... Led the Spartans with nine kills against North Carolina (9/5) ... Had 12 kills and five blocks - including three solo stuffs - against Duke (9/6) ... Had six kills and three digs in a four-set loss at Oregon (9/12) ... Had 20 kills on 46 swings, while adding an assist, four digs, and five blocks at Oregon State (9/13) ... Put up 24 kills on 55 swings on the stat sheet in the five-set battle with LIU-Brooklyn (9/19), while recording three blocks (one solo) ... Had 12 kills and no errors on 19 swings (.632, her career best) and a pair of blocks in a sweep of Western Kentucky (9/19) ... Rounded out the Spartan Invitational with a six-kill performance in a sweep of Milwaukee, and was named to the All-Tournament Team (9/20) ... Had 13 kills, sharing the team lead in that category, in the Big Ten opener at Indiana (9/26), and also had four blocks ... Led MSU with 15 kills at No. 16 Purdue (9/27), and added three digs and four blocks ... Exploded for 23 kills, hitting .296 at Michigan (9/30), adding a pair of blocks ... Established new career bests of 26 kills and 60 attempts in a win at home over Michigan (10/3), and also had a solo block and tied her career best with seven digs. Her 26 kills was the third-most in a match by a Big Ten player in 2014 ... Led MSU with 15 kills and added three digs in a loss to Nebraska (10/10) ... Had a team-high 11 kills and added two blocks (one solo) in a sweep of Iowa (10/11) ... Contributed a match-best 16 kills and hit .273 in MSU’s first-ever B1G match at Maryland (10/17), and just missed a double-double with nine digs ... Recorded a team-high 12 kills against Rutgers (10/18) and added six digs and a block ... Led the team with 13 kills and tied her career best with nine digs at Ohio State (10/24), just missing a double-double ... Tied for the team lead with seven kills at Penn State (10/25), and also had seven digs and four blocks ... Had a match-best 16 kills, adding 10 digs for her first career double-double against Illinois (10/31), while adding five blocks ... Tied for the team lead with 11 kills and hit .375 against Northwestern (11/1) in a three-game sweep ... Recorded her second double-double in three matches, posting 13 kills and 10 digs against Minnesota (11/7) ... Led all players with 15 kills and added three digs and an ace against No. 4 Wisconsin (11/9) ... Put up 13 kills and a pair of solo blocks at Nebraska (11/12) ... Hit .500 - her best of the Big Ten season - with 14 kills and three blocks against Indiana (11/15) ... Had 14 kills and three digs, along with three blocks, in a critical win at Northwestern (11/19) ... Had nine kills in a home match against Rutgers (11/22) ... Shared the team lead with 10 kills and added five digs and two blocks in a sweep of No. 19 Purdue in the final home game of the season (11/26) ... Posted a match-best 14 kills, hitting .370 (14-4-27) along with four blocks in the regular- season finale at Iowa (11/28) ... Exploded for 19 kills, including six in the fourth set, in a win over Loyola-Marymount in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, while hitting .417 and adding four blocks ... Shared the match high of 15 kills, adding five blocks and three digs in the final match of the season, a four-set battle with top-seeded Stanford in the NCAA Tournament (12/6).
FRESHMAN (2013): Appeared in 25 matches, missing most of the non-conferece season with mononucleosis ... Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Ranked second on the team in kills per set (2.60) and was tied for third in blocks with 0.69 per set ... Her kills per set ranked eighth all-time in MSU's freshman record book, while her attempts per set (6.6) is tenth ... Made her season debut with a 13-kill performance against Duquesne (9/21) ... Had 12 kills in her Big Ten debut at Penn State, where MSU upset the No. 1 Nittany LIons on their home court ... Had another 12 kills in a win over No. 13 Ohio State (9/29), hitting .556 and adding a block ... Hit .579 with a 12-kill performance against Illinois (10/4) ... Had 11 kills and four blocks while hitting .562 (11-2-16) in a home victory over Northwestern (10/5) ... Hit a career-best .636 (7-0-11) in a sweep of Iowa (10/11) ... Tied her career best in kills (13) and had 33 attempts in a win over No. 9 Nebraska (10/12) ... Nine kills and three blocks in a loss at Minnesota (10/17) ... Second on the team with 12 kills in a loss to Wisconsin (10/20) ... Had 12 kills and a career- best seven blocks in a loss to Michgian (10/23) ... Recorded her eighth game with 12+ kills in BIg Ten play when she had 12 kills and three blocks against Indiana (10/26) ... Posted seven kills and three blocks in a sweep of Ohio State at home (11/1) ... Led MSU with 11 kills, hitting .304 (11-4-23) in a loss to No. 2 Penn State (11/2) ... Had 12 kills and two blocks in a win at Northwestern (11/8) ... Contributed 10 kills on a season-high 38 swings in a loss at Illinois (11/9) ... Held to a season-low four kills, and had two blocks in a loss at Nebraska (11/15) ... Had five kills and a dig in a three-set win at Iowa (11/16) ... Contributed seven kills and three blocks against Wisconsin (11/22) ... Had a solo block, six total blocks, and 11 kills in a tough loss to Minnesota (11/23) ... Seven kills and four blocks with a dig in a three-set victory at Michigan (11/27) ... Four kills and four blocks in a five-set loss at Purdue (11/30) ... Contributed five kills and four blocks in a first-round NCAA victory over Ohio (12/7) ... Had her 14th double-digit kill effort of the season with 10 terminations in the 3-1 win over Kentucky in Lexington (12/8) ... Had 10 kills on 28 swings in MSU's regional semifinal match against Penn State (12/13), and also contributing a pair of blocks.
CLUB: Played for Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy from 2009-12 and qualified for nationals in 2009 and 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letter winner at South Lyon High School playing for head coach Mindy Collins ... Played her freshman year on the varsity at Marian High School, helping the Mustangs to a state championship ... Rated the No. 4 senior recruit in the country by PrepVolleyball.com ... Named a 2012-13 Under Armour First-Team All-American ... Helped Marian High School to a Class A State Championship in 2009, her freshman year ... Is a 2012 Miss Volleyball Nominee ... Broke the single-season record for South Lyon in kills in her junior season with 653 ... Is a two-time first team All-State selection ... Was also selected to the all-conference and all-region teams all four years of high school ... Selected to the U.S. Girls Select A1 Team in 2009 and 2010 ... Was also all-county in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Recognized by PrepVolleyball.com as one of the Top 50 juniors in the country in 2011 ... Was named to the honor roll four consecutive years and was awarded an academic letter in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
PERSONAL: Born April 6, 1995 ... Daughter of Geoff and Carol Reinig ... Older siblings, Garrett and Crystal, also attended MSU ... Actuarial Science major ... Dean's List student as a freshman.