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2013, 2014 Academic All-Big Ten
JUNIOR (2014): Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in all 33 matches, playing 106 of 119 sets ... Averaged 1.96 digs per set ... third on the team with 21 service aces ... Played in all four games at the UAB/Samford Invitational ... Had eight digs against both UAB (Aug. 29) and Jacksonville State (8/30), bettering the five she had against Duquesne as a freshman (9/21/13) ... Also had a career-best three aces against Samford (Aug. 30) and two assists vs. Jacksonville State, after a career-best one in each category last year ... Logged a four-game streak with at least one service ace, including three in the two-match weekend against North Carolina and Duke (9/5-6) ... Earned her first career start vs. Duke (9/6) ... Tied her career best with two assists and contributed 17 digs, another career high, at Oregon State (9/13) ... Five digs in a win at Indiana (9/26) ... Tallied 10 digs, four assists, and an ace at Michigan (9/30) ... Recorded 15 digs, two off her career best, and a career-high three assists in a home win over Michigan (10/3) ...Contributed nine digs and a pair of service aces against Nebraska (10/10) ... Had six digs in a sweep of Iowa (10/11) ... Had 10 digs in a first-ever B1G meeting with Maryland (10/17) ... Recorded six digs, three assists, and an ace in a tough loss to Illinois (10/31) ... Had 10 digs and an ace in a sweep of Northwestern (11/1) ... Contributed 11 digs - her second-straight double-digit effort - along with a pair of aces in a loss to Minnesota (11/7) ... Compiled 10 digs (her third double-digit outing in four matches) and also had an assist at Nebraska (11/12) ... Notched four digs, an ace, and an assist in a win at Northwestern (11/19) ... Collected six digs in the regular- season finale at Iowa (11/28) ... Recorded seven digs in a first-round NCAA victory over Loyola-Marymount (12/5) ... Had an ace and five digs in the season’s final match against Stanford (12/6).
SOPHOMORE (2013): Academic All-Big Ten ... Saw duty as a defensive specialist and also came in to serve after earning a spot on the team in the spring of 2013 ... Saw her first collegiate action against St. Francis at the Hokie Invitational (8/30) ... Had two digs each against Pacific and Virginia Tech (8/31) ... Had her first service ace vs.Illinois State (9/14) ... Five digs in a straight-set victory over Duquesne (9/21).
CLUB: Played U17 for Legacy Volleyball Club under the tutelage of Jen Cottrill ... Also played for the Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy (U13-U16).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for Canton High School ... Four-time First Team All-Conference selection and First Team All-Region pick ... Selected for the Plymouth Observer Dream Team her final three years, and was a second-team selection as a freshman ... Captained the team as a junior and senior ... Helped Canton to Class A District and Regional Championships in her senior season, leading the team in digs (585) and service aces (91) ... Led the team in aces (62), kills (390) and digs (639) as a junior ... Also led the team in service aces as a sophomore (100).
PERSONAL: Born on April 14, 1994 ... Daughter of John and Michele Muir ... Majoring in finance with a specialization in sales communication ... Brother, Brendan, is a graduate of MSU ... Member of Phi Chi Theta co-ed Professional Business Student Organization ... Dean's list student ... Hobbies include graphic design.