Spartans will train in Colorado Springs
Spartans Celebrate 2016 Season, Hand Out Team Awards
MSU takes on Denver, SDSU, and Marist in southern California
Final tuneups underway with season beginning Friday
Fans get first look at the Spartans Saturday
CLUB: Played club for Pittsburgh Elite ... Qualified for 2013 Nationals in Dallas and again in 2016 in Indianapolis ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year nominee ... Three-year varsity letter winner at North Allegheny High School ... Helped the Lady Tigers to a Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) Championship as a sophomore and runner-up finishes as a junior and senior ... North Allegheny finished fifth in the state in final three scholastic campaigns ... Co-captain in her 2014 and 2015 seasons ... All-Section and All-WPIAL selection as a junior and senior, and added All-State honors in 2015 ... Member of the National Honor Society
PERSONAL: Daughter of John Swartz and Suzanne Girard ... Has two older sisters who also play collegiate volleyball: sister, Sarah, played four years at Allegheny College, while Erin is a will be a junior at American University ... Violinist in her high school orchestra ... Also a National Honor Society member ... Attends a yearly mission trip through her church ... Aspires to a career in education.