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Vicki Basil
Vicki Basil

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bay City, Mich.

High School:
Bay City Central

Height:
5-10

Position:
Setter

Birthdate:
03/24/1979

Experience:
2 Letters


09/18/2013

Volleyball Hosts Spartan Invitational

EMU, Duquesne, Cincinnati on tap at Auto-Owners Insurance-sponsored Tournament

09/11/2013

Butler Invite on Tap for Volleyball

Spartans play IPFW, Illinois State, and Butler in Tournament

Begins the season third on the MSU career assists list with 2,295 ... is No. 1 all-time at Michigan State with 12.44 assists per game.

1999: Academic All-Big Ten ... became the starting setter on Oct. 1 after Christie Landry went down for the season with a knee injury ... played in 26 matches ... recorded a career-high five blocks against Purdue on Nov. 16 and Oct. 1 ... had nine double-doubles (assists-digs) on the season, eight of those in a nine match span ... tied the school record with 86 assists against Illinois on Nov. 20 ... tied the sixth-best single-match assist mark with 78 vs. Purdue on Nov. 6 ... Big Ten Player of the Week on Nov. 8 after averaging 16.13 assists, 2.27 digs and 0.54 blocks with a .364 hitting percentage in wins over Wisconsin and Purdue ... hit a career-best .600 (3-0-5) in the Wisconsin win ... became the sixth MSU player to tally 2,000 career assists ... was second on the team with 2.38 digs per game ... 12.85 assists per game average was fifth on the MSU single-season list ... recorded seven matches in which she had 12-or-more digs, including five-straight contests.

1998: MSU?s backup setter ... saw action in two matches: Sept. 5 vs. Central Michigan (15 assists) and Sept. 19 vs. New Hampshire (10 assists) ... averaged 8.33 assists per game, second on the team ... starting experience gave MSU two top setters in practice ... provided excellent sideline support and leadership while developing a keen eye with which to dissect the opponents? offense.

1997: Michigan State?s starting setter for the first 29 matches before spraining her right wrist ... was spelled by Christie Landry for the remainder of the season ... given the starting role after Julie Pavlus retired prior to the season ... her 1,297 assists were a freshman record and rank eighth on the MSU career list and fifth on the seasonal chart ... 12.24 assists per game average was sixth on the single-season list and another freshman record ... tallied 69 assists twice, tying her for 10th-best in the single-match record books ... hit a season-high .571 (4-0-7) at Purdue (10/10/97) ... chalked up season-best 14 digs versus Wisconsin (9/26/97) and four total blocks (0-4) vs. Portland State (9/13/97) ... had 60 or more assists on five occasions ... was fourth on the team with 2.19 digs per game.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Bay City Central High ... played final two seasons for current MSU assistant coach Todd Dagenais ... totaled 2,043 assists in her career ... guided team to two district titles during her four years and the Saginaw Valley League championship in 1997 ... a two-time team captain ... earned all-league, all-district, all-region and all-state recognition during her career ... also lettered in basketball and softball, earning honorable mention all-state honors as a cager.

Club Ball: Played for the Valley Volleyball Club ... team captured 1997 Michigan AAU Open championship and finished fifth at the Asics Junior Championships.

Personal: Born March 24, 1979, she is the daughter of Mary Kay and the late Arthur Basil ... uncle, James Davidson, was inducted into the Alma College Hall of Fame for baseball and basketball ... majoring in interdisciplinary biological sciences.