Garvelink hits .450 with 11 blocks, Galloway posts double-double
Several records fall in decisive victory
Spartans look to snap two-game skid
Christenson gets career-best 11 kills
MSU sees Gophers, Badgers just once this season
MSU dropped a tough five-setter at No. 20 Ohio State on Oct. 24
Michigan State improved to 2-0 by defeating host UAB on Friday night.
Images of the 2014 Green & White Game, held at Jenison Field House on Aug. 23, 2014
CLUB: Played for Sports Performance and coach Rick Butler ... AAU National Champions in 18-Open Division and named AAU All-American and tournament MVP... Program Captain for Sports Performance in 2014 ... First-place finish at the JVA World Challenge ... First place finish at the National Junior Classic and named tournament MVP ... 18 Elite team ranked #1 in nation by PrepVolleyball.com ... PrepVolleyball.com 2014 Club All-American ... Named to 2013 and 2014 JVA All-National Team ... 17 Mizuno Team Captain in 2013 ... Finished third and earned All-Tournament Team honors at the National Junior Classic ... Finished ninth at AAU Junior Nationals ... Helped the 18 Elite Team to a first-place finish at the JVA World Challenge ... Team Captain for the 16 Elite team which finished third at the JVA World Challenge, fourth at the National Junior Classic playing up in the 17-Open division, and fifth at AAU Junior Nationals ... 2012 AAU All-American ... In 2011, finished third at the JVA World Challenge and the National Junior Classic, and ninth at AAU Junior Nationals in the 15-Open Division.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated No. 22 among 2014 PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces ... PrepVolleyball.com High School All-American and Academic All-American ... MaxPreps Second Team All-American ... 2013 Volleyball Magazine "30 Underclassmen to Watch" and 2014 "Girls Fab 50" lists ... PrepVolleyball.com Soph 79 Elite Honorable Mention and Top 50 Juniors ... A four-year varsity starter and two-year captain at Waubonsie Valley ... Won conference championships as a freshman and sophomore and regional championships as a freshman and senior ... Academic All-Conference and All-Conference pick as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Naperville Sun All-Area selection her final three years, and was the paper's selection as Player of the Year as a senior ... Daily Herald All-Area in 2011, 2012, and All-Area Team Captain in 2013 ... Beacon News All-Area as a sophomore and junior and Player of the Year as a senior ... Chicago Sun-Times All-Area First Team in 2013 ... All-State Honorable Mention in 2012 and All-State 1st Team in 2013... Team MVP as a junior and senior and 2014 Waubonsie Valley Female Athlete of the Year.
PERSONAL: Daughter of John and Deb Minarick ... Has two older brothers, Ben and Zach ... Mother, Deb, was a varsity volleyball player at Nebraska-Omaha in the early 1980's ... Enjoys fitness, reading, and music ... Plans to major in kinesiology and pursue a career as a pediatric physical therapist.