Spartans celebrate 2015 season
Fitterer, Toliver lead four Spartans in double figures
Bailey, Minarick Post Double-Doubles
Spartans also play Little Rock, IUPUI
Autumn Bailey posts double-double
Images of the 2014 Green & White Game, held at Jenison Field House on Aug. 23, 2014
2013, 2014, 2015 Academic All-Big Ten
SENIOR (2015): Academic All-Big Ten ... Ranked 13th in the Big Ten in digs per set (3.20) ... Came out of the gate with a career-best 26 digs vs. Kentucky (8/28) in the season opener as the libero ... had a second double-digit dig performance with 17 digs and four assists, her season best, vs. Little Rock (8/29) ... Wore the libero jersey for all three matches of the Spartan Invitational (9/4-5), recording 12, 13, and 13 digs vs. Butler, Virginia Tech, and Miami respectively ... Nine digs against both Boston College and New Hampshire at the Holly Young Invitational (9/11-12), and added eight digs against Delaware in her role as defensive specialist ... One of four players with double-figure digs (10) at North Carolina (9/17) ... Added eight digs in a sweep of Duke (9/19) ... Had 16 digs and an ace in a split with Indiana and Purdue (9/25-26) ... Eight digs in a three-set sweep of rival Michigan at Jenison Field House (9/30) ... At No. 4 Nebraska (10/7), posted her eighth double-digit dig match with 13 ...Recorded seven digs in a sweep of Iowa (10/10) ... Tied her high in a Big Ten match this season with 13 digs against Maryland (10/14) ... Had 10 digs vs. Rutgers at home (10/17) ... Contributed six digs, a pair of assists, and an ace in an upset of No. 6 Ohio State (10/21) ... Eleven digs vs. No. 5 Penn State (10/24) ... Posted 15 digs in a tough loss at No. 21 Illinois (10/30) ... Wore the libero jersey for the first time since week two and had 12 digs and two service aces at Northwestern (10/31) ... Led the Spartans with nine digs and a service ace in a loss at No. 4 Minnesota (11/6) ... Shared the team lead with five digs at No. 13 Wisconsin (11/8) ... Posted a match high with 23 digs vs. Nebraska (11/11), her second-highest total of the season, and added three assists ... Followed that up with an 18-dig performance with one ace at Indiana (11/14) ... Had her third-straight double-digit dig effort with 22 in a win over Northwestern (11/18) ... Posted 11 digs in a win at Rutgers (11/21) ... Led MSU with 15 digs at No. 14 Purdue in a five-set win (11/25) .. Team-best 10 digs on senior night vs. Iowa (11/28), her sixth straight match with double-digit digs ... Had 10 digs and a career-best five assists in MSU's first -round NCAA victory over No. 24 Arkansas State (12/4) ... Posted 12 digs and three assists in a NCAA second-round loss to No. 1 Washington (12/5).
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.