Spartans celebrate 2015 season
Sophomore averaged 2.0 blocks per set in three-game tournament
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Halloran Paces Group With 4.0 GPA
Garvelink has 12 kills, block in home victory
The Spartan volleyball program celebrated its 2015 season on Sunday at the Kellogg Center.
2014 Academic All-Big Ten
2015 MSU Playmaker Award
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 14, 2015)
2015 Holly Young Invitational All-Tournament Team
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: (2015): Earned the Playmaker Award at the team's end-of-season banquet ... Led MSU and ranked 13th in the Big Ten with 1.09 blocks while hitting .393 and averaging 1.29 kills per set in in 27 of 34 matches ... Put together eight kills on 12 swings (.500) and had two digs in a straight-set win over Little Rock at the Bluegrass Invitational at Kentucky (8/29) ... Posted six blocks, three digs (her season best) and three kills in the Bluegrass Invite finale agaisnt IUPUI (8/29) ... Had seven blocks, six kills, and hit .417 in a win over Butler to open the Spartan Invitational (9/4) ... Five kills and four blocks in a tough four-setter vs. Virginia Tech at home (9/4) ... All-Tournament Team selection at the Holly Young Invitational at New Hampshire (9/11--12) ... Posted four kills and eight blocks (one solo) in the tournament opener vs. Boston College (9/11) ... Established new career bests in kills (11) and blocks (nine, one solo) against Delaware (9/12), and her hitting percentage of .846 (11-0-13) was not only her career best, but also the fourth-best performance in a three -set match in school history ... Named Big Ten co-Defensive Player of the Week after the tournament at New Hampshire ... Five kills, three digs and a pair of blocks at North Carolina (9/18) ... Had five kills, hitting .714 (5-0-7) and added a team-high four blocks vs. Duke (9/19) ... Contributed five kills (.444) and added three digs in a sweep of Michigan (9/30) ... Six kills on 13 swings without an error (.462) while contributing a match-bet six blocks vs. Michigan (10/3) ... Came off the bench to contribute a kill and two blocks in one set vs. Rutgers (10/17) ... Pair of blocks and a kill in a loss at No. 4 Minnesota (11/6) ... Posted nine kills (her best in a Big Ten match), had a career-best 20 swings, hit a team-best .350, and added six blocks (matching her Big Ten high) in a tough five-setter vs. No. 8 Nebraska (11/11) ... Led the Spartans with five blocks, adding three kills and a pair of digs at Indiana (11/14) ... Paced the MSU defensive effort with nine blocks, tying her season best, and adding seven kills and hitting .278 against Northwestern (11/18) ... Had four kills, three digs, and three blocks at Rutgers in a 3-0 sweep (11/21) ... Had four kills, hit .500, and posted four blocks with one assist, one ace, and one dig in a five-set win at No. 14 Purdue (11/25) ... Hit .556 with five kills and no errors while adding five blocks and a dig in the B1G finale vs. Iowa (11/28) ... Hit .875 (7-0-8) and added a pair of blocks and a service ace in a first-round NCAA win over No. 24 Arkansas State (12/4) ... Posted three kills, shared the team high with three blocks, and had an ace in a loss to No. 1 Washington in the NCAA second round (12/5).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: (2014): Appeared in 13 matches ... Made her collegiate debut vs. Southeastern Louisiana, recording a pair of kills (8/29) ... Had three kills on six swings (.333), a service ace, and a solo block vs. Jacksonville State (8/30) ... Made her first career start and played her most significant amount of time against Duke (9/6), and had nine kills, hit .368, and led the team with six blocks ... Had four kills in each match at Oregon and Oregon State (9/12-13), and also put up four blocks against the Ducks ... In two sets against Michigan, (10/3), contributed four kills and three blocks ... Came off the bench to contribute three kills and two blocks in the third set against Iowa (10/11) ... Had five kills, hitting .333, and also had a pair of blocks in a 3-0 sweep of Rutgers (10/18) ... Came in off the bench at Nebraska (11/12) to contribute a pair of kills and a block in the fourth set ... Recorded the match point in a win at Northwestern (11/19).
FRESHMAN (2013): Redshirted.
CLUB: Played for Dead Frog/Far Out Volleyball Club ... Finished fifth at nationals in 2012, and was ranked the No. 10 club team in the country.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner playing for head coach Heather Miller at Petoskey High School and was a captain in 2012 ... Class A All-State honorable mention in both 2011 and 2012 ... All-Region Dream Team in 2010 and 2011 ... Big North Conference first team in 2011, second team in 2009 and 2010 ... Three sport athlete and also was a four-year letter winner in both basketball and track ... Petoskey News Review All-Area Team 2009-12 ... Recorded 1,988 career kills at Petoskey and notched 583 career blocks, including a school record 181 in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born on March 13, 1995 ... Daughter of John and Jill Tompkins ... Has younger siblings Jenny and Andrew ... Majoring in chemistry, with a minor in mathematics for teaching.