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Kristen Brashear
Kristen  Brashear


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Sacred Heart Academy

Last College:
Ole Miss



Adidas Union


Garvelink Named MVP At Volleyball Team Banquet

Spartans Celebrate 2016 Season, Hand Out Team Awards


Grinz on Green: Seniors Build Winning Culture Through Inclusiveness


Record Crowd Cheers on Spartans to 3-1 Win Over Michigan

Garvelink, Bailey Power Spartans to Sixth Straight Victory


Spartans Win Fifth Straight, Sweep Purdue 3-0

Garvelink Posts Second Consecutive 10-Block Match


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

Seniors will be celebrated after Michigan match on Saturday


MSU 3, Northwestern 0

Michigan State defeated Northwestern 3-0


Michigan State Green-White Exhibition

The Spartan volleyball program's intra-squad exhibition match at Jenison Field House.

Game-by-Game Statistics:

SENIOR (2016): Appeared in all 34 matches, and 101 of 117 sets ... Averaged 1.39 digs per set as a defensive specialist ... Appeared in two of three matches at the SDSU Invitational (8/26-27), posting four digs in one set as the libero vs. Marist ... Saw action in three matches at the Western Kentucky Invitational, playing in front of more than 30 family members in attendance (9/9-10) ... Had three digs in the win over No. 23 Western Kentucky ... Had 10 digs against Notre Dame for her first double-digit dig performance as a Spartan (9/16) ... Posted three digs and an assist in a 3-0 sweep of DePaul in the finale of the Spartan Classic (9/17) ... Posted six digs in her Big Ten debut vs. Iowa (9/23) ... Recorded eight digs and an assist vs. No. 1 Nebraska (9/24) ... Posted five digs at Penn State (9/30) ... Had a pair of digs and an assist in a 3-0 sweep of No. 14 Ohio State at home (10/7) ... Tied her Big Ten high with eight digs and added a season-best two assists in a four-set win over Maryland (10/8) ... Posted seven digs and an assist at No. 24 Illinois (10/12) ... Recorded four digs vs. No. 3 Minnesota (10/15) ... Recorded a season-best three aces and added five digs in a home sweep of Rutgers (10/19) ...Five digs and a kill at Ohio State (10/22) ... Posted four digs in a road win at Purdue (10/29) ... Contributed four digs and three assists in a home win over Northwestern (11/4) ... Tallied five digs and a pair of assists in a home sweep of Illinois (11/5) ... Notched six digs and a pair of assists in a senior night victory over Michigan (11/12) ... Logged four digs in matches at No. 2 Minnesota (11/18) and No. 3 Wisconsin (11/19) ... Posted a Big Ten match-high eight digs in a regular-season finale victory at Iowa (11/26) ... Posted five digs in a first-round NCAA match vs. Fairfield - her first-ever game in NCAA Tournament play (12/2) ... Tied her MSU-career best with 10 digs in the second-round NCAA five-set loss to Arizona (12/3) ...

Junior (2015, at Ole Miss): Ranked seventh in the SEC in digs per set ( 3.94), and seventh in SEC matches only ( 4.14) ... Also ranked sixth in the SEC in aces per set (0.31) ... Ranks fifth at Ole Miss with 950 career digs ... Helped lead the Rebels to the Magnolia Invitational title for the eighth time in nine years (8/28-9/1), averaging 3.70 digs per set for the weekend and adding six assists and six service aces ... Averaged 3.82 digs per set to help Ole Miss to the Rebel Classic title (9/10-11) ... Posted a career-high 30 digs in a 3-1 win against Lipscomb (9/16) ... Named to the Fight Like Hal All-Tournament Team (9/18-19) at UAB, where she averaged 3.09 digs per set to help the Rebels hit .316 for the weekend ... Tallied 18 digs and seven assists at No. 5 Florida (9/25) ... Recorded a career-high five service aces against Mississippi State (9/27) ... Recorded 20 digs to help lead the Rebels to a 3-0 sweep of Georgia (10/9), and earned SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors for her effort (10/12) ... Recorded 20 digs and four assists to help lead the Rebels to a big 3-2 win at Arkansas (10/18) ... Notched 17 digs in the 3-1 win vs. Tennessee (10/23) ... Tallied 14 digs, four service aces and six assists in 3-1 win at Georgia (10/28) ... Notched 16 digs in the win over South Carolina (11/1) ... Totaled a match-high 21 digs to help the Rebels sweep the season series vs. Arkansas (11/6) ...Tallied 21 digs in a five-set loss at Auburn (11/20) ... Recorded 21 digs in the second loss to Missouri (11/22) ...

Sophomore (2014, at Ole Miss): Appeared in all 32 matches ... Finished with 210 digs ... Posted 16 digs at Texas A&M ... Tallied eight digs in a win over South Carolina ... Posted eight digs in a win over Auburn ... Notched nine digs, one kill, one service ace and one assist to help the Rebels edge Alabama in five ... Tallied five digs in the win over Mississippi State ... Posted four digs in the win over Missouri ... Tallied 16 digs in a five-set loss at South Carolina ... Posted a season-high 16 digs and 3 assists in the win over Jacksonville State ...

Freshman (2013, at Ole Miss): Started at libero in each of Ole Miss' opening 15 matches ... Second on the team with 2.44 digs per set ... Her 21 service aces was the second highest total on the team ... Had 11 digs in a win over LSU to close out the year (11/27) ... Recorded 13 digs at Auburn (11/24), her highest total in an SEC match on the season ... Named to the GW Invitational All-Tournament team (8/30-31), where she recorded a career-high 28 digs against the host school - the third most in single-match history at Ole Miss, and the most by a freshman in program history.

Club: Played for Adidas Union in club ball under coach Andy Cavins' direction ... Won the 2009 JDVA National Championship ... Finished third at the 2009 AAU Nationals ... Also finished third at the 2008 AAU Nationals while playing with KIVA.

High School: Earned All-District and All-State honorable mention distinctions as a senior ... Nominated to the Under Armour High School All-American watch list ... Three-year letterwinner ... Played at Sacred Heart Academy for Eric Bravey ... Active in community service and named to the honor roll ... Was a Student Council officer for two years ... Secretary/treasurer and vice president for 100 club.

Personal: Daughter of Tom and Peggy Brashear ... Has one older sister, Taylor ... Mother played tennis at Western Kentucky and cousin played soccer at Transylvania.


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