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Samantha McLean
Samantha  McLean


Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
Grand Rapids Christian



Michigan Volleyball Academy


Spartan Volleyball Hosts Annual Green-White Exhibition Saturday

Fans can get a look at 2018 Spartans


MSU Ranked 22nd in AVCA Preseason Poll

New-look Spartans debut in national top 25


Spartans Earn AVCA Team Academic Award

MSU excelled both on and off the court in 2017-18.


114 Spartans Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

MSU Has Second-Most Recognized in Conference


Volleyball Announces 2018 Slate

Spartans Tackle Another Challenging Schedule In Upcoming Season


Samantha McLean


Michigan State 3, Maryland 0

MSU welcomed Maryland to Jenison Field House for its first home game of the 2017 Big Ten schedule.

Match-by-Match Stats
2014 | 2017

SOPHOMORE (2017): Academic All-Big Ten ... Voted the team’s “Most Inspirational” Award winner ... Appeared in 24 matches and 67 sets ... Missed the final seven matches of the season after being injured in an accident ... Averaged 1.37 digs per set and added two service aces ... Appeared in all three matches of the Spartan Invitational (9/1-2) ... Saw time in each of the three matches of the Shamrock Invitational at Notre Dame (9/15-16) ... Posted a career-best 11 digs in a five-set win at No. 5 Wisconsin (9/22) ... Had a pair of digs in the upset of No. 1 Minnesota (9/24) ... Posted four digs and a kill in the home win over Maryland (9/29) ... Tallied six digs in a victory over Ohio State (9/30) ... Had five digs and an assist at No. 4 Nebraska (10/4) ... Had five digs in a home win over No. 7 Wisconsin (10/7) ... Delivered a nine-dig performance at No. 2 Penn State (10/13) ... Had 10 digs in a home win over Michigan (10/18) ... Delivered seven digs and a season-high four assists vs. Iowa (10/28) ... Had eight digs vs. No. 1 Penn State (11/1) ... Had a career-best two aces to go with seven digs in a sweep of Illinois (11/10) ... Recorded six digs in a midweek match at Michigan (11/15) ...

FRESHMAN (2016): Appeared in 11 matches as a true freshman, averaging 0.73 digs per set ... Saw action in all three matches at the SDSU Invitational ... Had her best match vs. Marist, contributing five assists and a pair of digs vs. Marist (8/27) ... Posted a pair of digs, an ace, and an assist at Rutgers (10/1) in her Big Ten debut ... Had a pair of digs at No. 24 Illinois (10/12).

CLUB: 2015 AVCA/ UnderArmour Honorable Mention All-America ... Competed for Michigan Volleyball Academy and coach Mayme Vlietstra ... Third Team Defensive Dandy and 2015 Team Captain ... Made the 2014 AVCA Phenom list and was an honorable mention Defensive Dandy selection ... Made the All-Tournament Team at the Sports Performance President's Day Tournament in 2013 and was a member of the Sophomore 79 list ... Was team captain in both 2012 and 2013.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity starter at Grand Rapids Christian High School, which ranked No. 3 in the state in Class A in 2015 and finished 48-5 overall with a loss in the regional final ... All-State selection as a senior ... Helped Grand Rapids Christian to district titles in 2012 and 2015 ... Helped her high school team to the state quarterfinals as a freshman, winning district and regional championships ... Also helped Grand Rapids Christian to consecutive Conference championships as a junior and senior ... All-State Second Team and All-Area First Team in 2014 and an All-Conference Honorable mention pick in 2013 ...

PERSONAL: Daughter of Scott and Kacie McLean, who are both Michigan State graduates ... Has a twin brother, Jake, and younger siblings, Sydney, and Charlotte ... Uncle, Jace Morgan, played football at Michigan and graduated in 1997 ... Majoring in Kinesiology.


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