MSU one of seven teams in pre-season survey
Wicinski, Kelsay Record MSU Double-Doubles
MSU gets first home Big Ten Conference games
EMU, Duquesne, Cincinnati on tap at Auto-Owners Insurance-sponsored Tournament
JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in 31 matches, earning a spot as a starter early in the season with an injury to Halle Peterson ... Contributed 0.75 digs per set and 1.30 assists per set ... Ranked third on the team and 10th in the Big Ten in service aces (0.23 per set) ... Surpassed her career total in assists (3) with four in the season-opener against St. Francis (8/30) ... Had her first career double-double against Virginia Tech (8/31), with a then-career-best 16 assists and 10 digs ... Tied her career best with 16 assists against Oregon, (9/6), with four service aces and six digs ... Had her third straight match with double-digit assists against Oregon State (9/7), compiling 10 to go along with two digs and an ace ... Surpassed her two-year total of six service aces with seven in the first five matches of the season ... Turned in three more double-digit assist performances at the Butler Invitational, including a career-best 17 against IPFW (9/13). Finished the weekend with 44 assists and 17 digs in three matches at Butler ... Had a pair of service aces, 15 assists, and three digs against Duquesne (9/21) ... Had a pair of service aces late in the match as MSU upset top-ranked Penn State in State College (9/27) ... Came in to contribute two aces in a loss at Minnesota (10/17) ... Had an assist and six digs in a tough loss to Michigan (10/23) ... Contributed a service ace when called on to serve in a three-set victory at Michigan (11/27) ... Had a pair of digs in a five-setter at Purdue (11/30).
SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in 23 matches on the season ... Tied a career-high three digs in a 3-1 win against Youngstown State at the Spartan Showcase (8/25) ... Had an ace against Fairfield in the UConn Classic (8/31) ... Chipped in with a dig in a 3-1 win over Minnesota (11/9) ... Had two digs in a 3-0 win over Wisconsin (11/10) ... Notched a service ace against UCLA in a 3-1 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (12/1).
CLUB: A member of the Dead Frog Volleyball Club which placed third at the 2010 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for head coach Vicky Groat at St. Philip Catholic Central High School ... Finished with a record of 245-23-12 while winning four MHSAA Class D State Championships, the school's fifth straight ... A PrepVolleyball.com high school All-American in 2010 ... AVCA 2010-11 Under Armour Girls' High School All-America Watch List ... Recorded 1,047 assists and 177 digs as a senior ... Also posted 163 aces and 191 kills her final year ... Averaged 6.72 assists per game throughout her career, tallying a total of 4,197 ... Posted a career total of 988 digs for a 1.50 digs per game mark ... Nominee for the 2010 Michigan Miss Volleyball Award ... A Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association first-team All-State selection in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Earned all-conference honors all four years ... Named to the all-city team as a sophomore, junior and senior ...Earned best defensive player honors, as selected by team ... Named team captain her senior year ... Member of the National Honors Society ... A member of the honor roll all four years ... Ranked in top 10 of graduating class.
PERSONAL: Born March 3, 1993 ... Daughter of Laurie Hubbard ... Mother played softball at Kellogg Community College ... Older sister, Ashleigh, played volleyball at Saginaw Valley State University ... Has younger twin siblings, Sierra (Western Michigan) and Tyler (Siena Heights) who will begin their collegiate volleyball careers this fall ... Majoring in psychology.
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