Fitterer, Toliver lead four Spartans in double figures
Spartans also play Little Rock, IUPUI
Autumn Bailey posts double-double
Green & White features advance look at No. 19 Spartans
MSU makes fourth straight and 17th overall NCAA Tournament
Michigan State improved to 2-0 by defeating host UAB on Friday night.
FRESHMAN: (2014): Appeared in just 12 matches in her first collegiate season, limited due to injuries ... Had only spot duty in her final six appearances as she attempted to play through the injury ... Averaged 2.22 kills per set ... Had an impressive collegiate debut vs. Southeastern Louisiana at the UAB/Samford Invitational (8/29), recording a team-best 14 kills and hitting .400 (14-4-25) and contributing a block and pair of digs ... Had 10 digs and four blocks (one solo) against UAB (8/29) ... Had eight kills and a block against Jacksonville State (8/30) ... Had eight kills and her first career service ace in a tough loss to North Carolina (9/5) ... Contributed 11 kills and three blocks against Duke (9/6) ... Missed seven games, starting with the Oregon/Oregon State weekend, with injury ... Played two of three sets against Maryland (10/17), her first significant action since her injury, and had four kills and a block, along with a service ace ... Had a kill and two digs in one set against Rutgers (10/18).
CLUB: Played club for Dead Frog Far Out and coach Joe Steenhuysen ... Helped DFFO to a fifth-place finish at Nationals in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated No. 31 among 2014 PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces ... Michigan Miss Volleyball Finalist ... All-Conference selection all four varsity seasons at Berrien Springs ... All-Region and All-State pick as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Helped Berrien Springs to a district title as a sophomore and junior, and a Regional championship in 2012 ... Lost to the eventual champion in the state quarterfinals in her junior season ... Standout track athlete in addition to earning four volleyball varsity letters ... Earned All-Conference honors in her freshman, sophomore, and junior seasons ... Qualified for the state track meet her last two seasons, placing fifth in the state in high jump as a junior.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Paul and Carolyn Toliver ... Has one older brother, Greg, who played baseball at Kalamazoo County Community College and now attends Purdue North Central ... Father, Paul, played basketball at Hope college for one season before eventually finishing his degree at Michigan State ... Mother, Carolyn, was a basketball and volleyball player ... Enjoys lifting and working out ... Pursuing her degree in criminal justice.