Mathews, Moster, Wicinski Honored by AVCA
Post-Game Notes- MSU vs. Kentucky
Spartans down Kentucky, 3-1
MSU travels to Lexington, Ky. for start of Championship quest
Spartans place five on post-season B1G honors list.
FRESHMAN (2011): Appeared in 34 matches in her first season at Michigan State ... Was awarded the Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors three times this past season (9/26, 10/24, 11/21) and was once named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (10/24) ... Led the team in service aces (31) and in digs (474), also recorded 3.92 digs per set throughout the season, good for 10th in the Big Ten ... Had 14 digs and four assists in a 3-1 win over VCU (9/17) and was named to the Spartan Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Recorded 17 digs, three service aces and nine assists in a 3-1 win at Wisconsin (10/7) ... Notched 24 digs and seven assists in a loss to Minnesota (10/8) ... Came away with another 24 digs in a 3-1 win over Michigan (10/19) ... Had a then-career-best 28 digs against Ohio State (10/22) ... Recorded a career-high four service aces at Iowa (11/4) ... Scored 25 digs and five assists in a 3-1 upset win over No. 7 Illinois (11/18) ... Had 18 digs and five assists in a 3-1 NCAA Tournament win over Arizona (12/2).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at Ursuline Academy for head coach Jeni Case ... Competed in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition as a part of the AVCA Annual Convention ... Named to Volleyball Magazine's NFINITY Girl's Fab 50 list ... Listed on the ESPN RISE All-America First Team ... Earned 2010-11 Under Armour First-Team All-America honors ... A PrepVolleyball.com high school All-American in 2010 ... Ended her high school career with a record of 84-2 and ranked as the career digs leader at Ursuline Academy with 1,709 ... Became the single-season digs record holder her sophomore year with 607 ... Ranked No. 71 in the PrepVolleyball.com Top 100 Senior Aces list ... AVCA 2010-11 Under Armour Girls' High School All-America Watch List ... First-team all-state in 2010 ... Named 2010 Player of the Year for the Ohio Southwest District, also earning first-team honors ... Named 2010 Girls' Greater Cincinnati League Player of the Year, earning first-team all-league honors ... Three-time GGCL league champion, winning every league match the final three seasons ... Listed as a PrepVolleyball.com Defensive Dandy in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Finalists for the LaRosa's High School 2010-2011 Female MVP of the Year ... 2009 PrepVolleyball.com All-America Highest Honorable Mention ... High school team ranked as high as second in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com.
CLUB: A member of the Team Z Volleyball club since 2006 ... Won the 2008 Junior Volleyball Directors Association as a member of the Team Z 16 Orange team.
PERSONAL: Born August 10, 1993 ... Daughter of John and Mariann Moster ... A no-preference major.
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