Spartans celebrate 2015 season
Green & White features advance look at No. 19 Spartans
Ninety-five Spartan student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Halloran Paces Group With 4.0 GPA
2013, 2014 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2013, 2014, 2015 MSU's Kirkby Scholar-Athlete Award
2013, 2014, 2015 Academic All-Big Ten
SENIOR (2015): Won her third consecutive Kirkby Scholar-Athlete Award at the team banquet ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Made her season debut against IUPUI at the Bluegrass Invitational at Kentucky (8/29) ... Also came in to serve in a three-set sweep of New Hampshire (9/12) ... Entered the games against Maryland and Rutgers to serve (Oct. 14-17)..
JUNIOR (2014): Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... One of five Big Ten volleyball athletes to maintain a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA ... MSU's Kirkby Scholar-Athlete Award ... Appeared in two matches ... Made her season debut vs. Jacksonville State (8/30), recording three kills on four swings and tying her career best in kills ... Had a three attempts against Milwaukee (9/20).
SOPHOMORE (2013): Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned the team's Kirkby Scholar-Athlete Award ... Maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average through her first four collegiate semesters ... Appeared in five matches ... Season-best two kills and a block against Towson (8/30) ... Also had a kill and a block in the season opener earlier that day against St. Francis.
FRESHMAN (2012): Played in 11 matches in her first season ... Had three kills against Fairfield (8/31) and three more against Dartmouth (9/1) ... Recorded a pair of kills against Georgetown (9/15) ... Had two kills on as many attempts in a win over Charleston (9/15) ...Notched two kill at Indiana (9/22) ... Had one kill at Iowa (11/2).
CLUB: Competed for Premier's 18-1 team in 2012 and compiled a 69-23 record ... Was a 2011 AAU All-American as a member of the Premier 17 national team ... Team placed second at the 2011 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Ann Arbor Skyline High School, earning two letters for coaches Janet Hinz and Cassie Petoskey ... Named co-captain of her high school team each year on varsity ... Was first team All-Conference and All-Region in 2011 and was also an All-State Honorable Mention ... Named to 2011-12 AVCA Under Armour Girls' High School All-America Watch List ... Included on the 2011 PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces "Just Missed" list ... Earned first-team all-conference and all-region honors in 2010 ... Named to the 2010 Washtenaw County Dream Team ... Earned most valuable player honors each year of high school.
PERSONAL: Born on August 31, 1994 ... Daughter of Brian and Cathy Halloran ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies in health and society with a minor in bioethics.