Michigan State Hosts First and Second Round Matches
Spartans also play Little Rock, IUPUI
Spartans Vie For Place On Summer USAVB Squads
Moster Earns Post-Season Honor for Program Record Third Time
Gawlik promoted to Associate Head Coach, Kelsay joins staff as assistant
Cathy George and three players reflect on the season so far and talk about returning home for the weekend
MSU dropped a tough five-setter at No. 20 Ohio State on Oct. 24
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 advanced to the NCAA Round of 32 for the third straight season with a 3-0 win over Ohio.
MSU 0, Penn State 3
Two-time All-American (HM 2012, Third Team 2013, HM 2014)
Two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2013)
All-Big Ten (HM-2014)
Senior CLASS Award Finalist (2014)
2013 USA Volleyball College National Team
2,218 career digs - third all-time in the Big Ten
SENIOR (2014): Senior: (2014): AVCA Honorable Mention All-America ... First Team AVCA All-North Region pick ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Honorable Mention All-Big Ten ... Senior CLASS Award Finalist ... Finished her career with 2,218 digs, good for third all-time in the Big Ten recordbook and first among all Spartan players, while her 137 career matches (sixth) and sets (second) are among the program’s best ... Appeared in every set (119) of 33 matches ... 550 digs, good for third all-time in a single season at MSU, while her 4.62 digs per set ranked fifth ... Named to the All-Tournament Team at the UAB/Samford Invitational ... Opened her final collegiate season with 17 digs, six assists, and two aces vs. Southeastern Louisiana (8/29) ... Contributed 11 digs, an ace, and six assists vs. UAB (8/29) ... Had seven digs against Jacksonville State (8/30), snapping a 20-game streak of double-digit digs ... Had 16 digs, a pair of aces, and an assist against Samford in the tournament finale (8/30) ... Had a season-best 24 digs along with four assists in a tough four-set loss to No. 19 Duke (9/6) ... Had a match-best 25 kills vs. Oregon (9/12), and had 27 in a four-set winner over Oregon State (9/13) ... Contributed 21 digs in a five-set battle with LIU-Brooklyn (9/19), along with six assists ... Picked up 11 digs in a three-set sweep of Western Kentucky (9/19) ... Had 15 digs, seven assists, and a pair of aces in a sweep of Milwaukee in the finale of the Spartan Invitational (9/20) ... Helped MSU to an opening-night Big Ten win at Indiana (9/26) with 14 digs ... Contributed 23 digs and three assists in a tight four-setter at No. 15 Purdue (9/27), which moved her into a tie for 13th all-time in the Big Ten in career digs ... Had 22 digs, four assists in a four-set loss at Michigan (9/30) ... Had 17 digs at home against Michigan, a total which moved her into the top-10 all-time in the Big Ten in career digs ... Contributed 19 digs and three assists in a tough home loss to Nebraska (10/10) ... Had 13 digs and also contributed three service aces in a clean sweep of Iowa (10/11) ... Moved into sole possession of eighth place in the Big Ten career annals with 10 digs at Maryland (10/17) ... Had 22 digs in a five-setter with Ohio State (10/24) ... Hit the 2,000 career digs mark with 11 in a loss at Penn State (10/25), where she also moved into seventh place all-time on the Big Ten all-time digs list ... Moved into sixth place all-time on the B1G career list by tying her career best with 29 digs against Illinois (10/31) ... Had a dozen digs in a home sweep of Northwestern (11/1) ... Contributed 18 digs and a season-best eight assists in a four-set battle with Minnesota (11/7) ... Had a match-best 17 digs along with a kill and an assist against No. 4 Wisconsin (11/9) ... Contributed 14 digs and a pair of assists at Nebraska (11/12) ... Had 11 digs and an ace in a 3-0 sweep of Indiana (11/15) ... Had 27 digs (two shy of her career best), a pair of assists, and two aces in a four-set win at Northwestern (11/19) ... Had 11 digs and four assists against Rutgers (11/22) ... Added 11 digs, a pair of assists, and a service ace in a sweep of No. 19 Purdue in the final home game of the season (11/26) ... Contributed 21 digs and a pair of assists, along with two aces, in the regular-season finale at Iowa (11/28) ... Posted 26 digs in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Loyola Marymount (12/5), and added two assists and a pair of service aces ... Had 13 digs, five assists, and a pair of service aces in her final collegiate match against No. 1 Stanford in the NCAA Tournament.
JUNIOR: (2013): AVCA Third-Team All-America and All-North Region ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season ... Honorable Mention All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten and Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-America nominee ... Led the Big Ten in digs per set (4.70), good for third all-time in the MSU single-season recordbook ... Recorded 592 digs , third all-time in a single season at MSU (her 602 as a sophomore ranks second) ... Averaged 1.02 assists per set ... Team co-captain ... Opened the season with double-digit digs in three of the four matches at the Hokie Invitational at Virginia Tech (8/30-31) ... Two service aces to go along with 15 digs against Pacific (8/31) ... Had 16 digs in a dramatic comeback from two sets down against VaTech (8/31), and also contributed five assists ... 22 digs against No. 12 Oregon (9/6) ... Had 20 digs in a three-set sweep of Illinois State (9/14) ... Turned in a 21-dig performance with two aces against Eastern Michigan (9/20) ... Had a career-best five aces to go along with 14 digs and five assists in a four-set win over Duquesne ... Had 18 digs in MSU's win at No. 1 Penn State (9/27) ... Had a match-best 18 digs against Illinois (10/4), and added 11 more with four aces and four assists against Northwestern (10/5) ... Six digs, three service aces, and six assists against Iowa (10/11) ... Turned in a match-best 20-dig performance against No. 9 Nebraska (10/12), with one ace and six assists ... Tied her career best with 29 digs on the road at Minnesota (10/17), and had six assists ... Contributed 26 digs with three assists and an ace in a loss at Wisconsin (10/20) ... Tied her career-best in digs for the second time with 29 against Michigan (10/23), the second-most in a four-set match in school history ... Had 19 digs against Indiana (10/26) ... Recorded 15 digs, two aces, and four assists against Ohio State (11/1) ... Became MSU's all-time digs leader with 24 at Northwestern (11/8), and added eight assists ... Contributed a season-best eight assists and added 24 digs in a loss at Illinois (11/9) ... Tied her season high with eight assists and added 16 digs in a three-set sweep at Iowa (11/16) ... Had 17 digs in a loss to Wisconsin ... Turned in 25 digs, three aces, and four assists in a four-set battle with Minnesota (11/23) ... Had 12 digs in a commanding 3-0 victory at Michigan to retain the State Pride Flag (11/27) ... A 15-dig performance with a pair of aces and an assist in a tight 3-2 loss at Purdue (11/30) ... Started the NCAA Tournament with a 15-dig performance in a sweep of Ohio (12/7) ... Was instrumental in MSU's 3-1 win over host Kentucky (12/8), with a match-high 22 digs, two assists, and an ace ... Had 20 digs in the Sweet 16 match against Penn State (12/13), with five assists.
SOPHOMORE (2012): 2012 AVCA All-America honorable mention ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year ... Co-captain ... Recorded 602 digs on the season, second all-time at MSU in a single season ... Finished second in the Big Ten with 4.67 digs per set ... Had 22 digs in a 3-0 win over Fairfield at the UConn Classic (8/31) ... Was named the UConn Classic MVP after averaging 5.8 digs per set and seven service aces over the weekend ... Earned her second Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors of her career on Sept. 3, after the UConn Classic ... Spartan Invitational All-Tournament team and had 26 digs in a five-set win over IPFW (9/7) ... Also selected to the Charleston Invitational All-Tournament team after averaging 5.4 digs per set against Presbyterian, Georgetown and College of Charleston (9/15) ... Opened Big Ten play with 24 digs and four assists in a 3-2 loss to Purdue (9/21) ... Notched 20 digs and five assists in a 3-2 upset of No. 4 Nebraska (11/3) ... Had 19 digs and seven assists in a 3-1 win over No. 10 Minnesota (11/9) ... Recorded a career-high 29 digs in a 3-2 win over San Diego in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/30) ... Responded with 28 digs in a 3-1 win over defending National Champion UCLA in the second round (12/1) ... Had 15 digs against Michigan in the Regional Semifinals (12/7).
FRESHMAN (2011): Appeared in 34 matches ... Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors three times (9/26, 10/24, 11/21) and was Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (10/24)... Led the team in service aces (31) and digs (474), averaging 3.92 digs per set, good for 10th in the Big Ten ... Had 14 digs and four assists in a 3-1 win over VCU (9/17) and was named to the Spartan Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Recorded 17 digs, three service aces and nine assists in a 3-1 win at Wisconsin (10/7) ... 24 digs and seven assists in a loss to Minnesota (10/8) ... Had 24 digs in a 3-1 win over Michigan (10/19) ... Career-best 28 digs against Ohio State (10/22) ... Recorded a career-high four service aces at Iowa (11/4) ... Scored 25 digs and five assists in a 3-1 upset win of No. 7 Illinois (11/18) ... Had 18 digs and five assists in a 3-1 NCAA Tournament win over Arizona (12/2).
CLUB: Played for Team Z Volleyball Club, where she won the 2008 Junior Volleyball Directors Association as a member of the Team Z 16 Orange team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at Ursuline Academy for head coach Jeni Case ... Competed in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition as a part of the AVCA Annual Convention ... Volleyball Magazine's NFINITY Girl's Fab 50 list ... Listed on the ESPN RISE All-America First Team ... 2010-11 Under Armour First-Team All-America... PrepVolleyball.com high school All-American (2010) ... Ended her high school career with a record of 84-2 and ranked as the career digs leader (1,709) ... Set single-season digs record as a sophomore (607) ... No. 71 in the PrepVolleyball.com Top 100 Senior Aces list ... First-team all-state in 2010 ... 2010 Player of the Year for the Ohio Southwest District, also earning first-team honors ... Named 2010 Girls' Greater Cincinnati League Player of the Year, and first team all-league ... Three-time GGCL league champion, winning every league match the final three seasons ... PrepVolleyball.com Defensive Dandy in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Finalist for the LaRosa's High School 2010-2011 Female MVP ... 2009 PrepVolleyball.com All-America Highest Honorable Mention ... High school team ranked as high as second in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com.
PERSONAL: Born August 10, 1993 ... Daughter of John and Mariann Moster ... Has two older brothers, Ryan and Eric ... Advertising major.