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Erin Hartley
Erin  Hartley


Midland, Mich.

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Outside Hitter


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Spartans Open NCAA Tournament At Home Friday

Michigan State Hosts First and Second Round Matches


MSU Hosts Purdue, Michigan in Final Regular-Season Home Matches

Seniors will be celebrated after Michigan match on Saturday

MSU?s starting right side hitter ... begins the season ranked fifth on the MSU career kills per game chart (3.44), seventh at 8.63 attempts per game, ninth with 1,096 career kills, ninth at 0.86 blocks per game, 11th with 2,753 career attempts, 11th with 275 career blocks and 12th with 223 career block assists.

2000: Honorable mention All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... played and started all 31 matches for the Spartans ... became the 11th Spartan to reach 1,000 career kills on Nov. 11 vs. Ohio State ... had 19 double-doubles (kills-digs) on the season, including the last 10 matches in a row ... finished ninth in the Big Ten at 2.94 digs per game ... recorded her first career triple-double and the ninth in school history with 18 kills, 11 digs and 10 blocks (1-9) at Illinois ... led the Spartans with 395 kills and 347 digs ... second on the squad with 118 total blocks, 86 assists and 25 service aces ... led the Spartans in digs in 14 matches ... had seven or more blocks on five occasions, including a career-high 10 against Illinois ... hit double figures in kills in 23 matches, including the last 16 consecutive matches ... posted career-best numbers in blocks, assists, digs and hitting percentage (.246) ... preseason All-Big Ten selection.

1999: Academic All-Big Ten ... played in 29 matches for the Spartans ... led the team in service aces (0.42) and digs (2.58) per game ... service ace mark was third-best in the Big Ten ... second on the team and seventh in the league with 3.81 kills per game ... recorded 20 or more kills on five occasions including a season-high 26 against Illinois on Nov. 20 ... tallied a career-high tying 21 digs in MSU?s NCAA first round win against Cal Poly SLO on Dec. 3 ... earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Oct. 17 after averaging 6.00 kills, 3.33 digs and 1.00 blocks per game while hitting .604 in wins over Michigan and Northwestern ... picked up her 500th career kill against Michigan and hit a career-best .607 vs. Northwestern ... set then-career highs with seven assists and seven blocks (0-7) at Iowa ... had 10 double-doubles (kills-digs) on the season, including 22 kills and 18 digs against Penn State ... preseason All-Big Ten pick.

Summer ?99: Missed the first four matches of ?99 while starting for the U.S. Junior National Team in the FIVB World Junior Championships in Saskatoon, Canada.

1998: MSU?s second offensive threat ... tallied 305 kills while averaging 3.14 kills per game on the season ... kills mark was second on the team ... both marks were fourth-best by a freshman at MSU ... was third on the squad at 2.56 digs per contest ... played in all 30 matches ... set career standards with 28 kills and 79 attempts at Wisconsin ... recorded 20 kills to go with 21 digs vs. Pepperdine, making her the first MSU player since 1995 to record a 20-20 match ... one of only three players with 20 or more digs during the season ... had one of her best all-around matches with 13 kills, 11 digs and season-high seven blocks (3-4) at Ohio State ... recorded nine double-doubles (kills-digs) during the season ... tallied 28 kills and 17 digs at Wisconsin ... hit .500 (7-1-12) vs. Eastern Michigan in collegiate debut.

Pre-MSU: Named first-team All-America at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships in Dallas in July 1998, competing in the 18-and-under open division.

High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Angela Porter at Midland HS ... also lettered in basketball (two years), golf (two years) and track and field (one year) ... named a Volleyball magazine Fab 50 selection and first-team all-state as a senior ... second-team all-state in junior year ... Saginaw Valley League MVP and first-team pick as a junior and a senior ... three-time all-region honoree ... holds eight volleyball school records ... helped lead team to district and regional championships as a junior ... team MVP as a senior ... named to the Saginaw News Dream Team in both volleyball (junior and senior) and basketball (junior) ... first-team all-state and all-league in basketball as a junior ... also named the Midland Daily News area MVP ... basketball MVP as a sophomore ... regional champion and all-state high jumper as a sophomore ... member of the National Honor Society ... three-time Academic All-State selection ... Midland High Saginaw Valley League Scholar Athlete ... Detroit Free Press Scholar Athlete.

Club: Played for the Valley Volleyball Elite Club from 1995-97 ... won AAU State Championship in ?96 and ?97 ... member of Kalamizuno Frogs in ?98 which placed fifth at the U.S. junior national championships ... coached by Jack Magelssen.

Personal: Born June 2, 1980, she is the daughter of Steve and Sherry Hartley ... father played basketball at Ferris State ... sister, Lindy, was a high jumper at Toledo ... majoring in education.

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