MSU one of seven teams in pre-season survey
Spartans down Kentucky, 3-1
Errors once again plague MSU in second Big Ten loss
EMU, Duquesne, Cincinnati on tap at Auto-Owners Insurance-sponsored Tournament
Spartans improve to 7-1
JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in 22 matches ... Averaged 0.81 kills and 0.57 blocks per set ... Also contributed 0.27 digs per set and eight service aces ... Had three aces, three blocks, and four kills in the first match of the Hokie Invitational vs. St. Francis (8/30) ... Four kills and a season-best four service aces against Pacific (8/31) ... Three blocks and three kills in a rally from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Virginia Tech (8/31) .... Four blocks and two kills in a straight-set win over IPFW (9/13) ... Had three kills, a dig, and two blocks in a four-set victory over Duquesne at the Spartan Invitational (9/21) ... Two blocks in MSU's win over Nebraska at home (10/12) ... Had a pair of kills, an assist, and two digs in a win over Kentucky in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (12/8).
SOPHOMORE (2012): Academic All-Big Ten ... Started in 32 of 35 matches played ... Second on the team in blocks with 99 and averaged 0.78 per set ... Had seven kills on 12 attacks against McNeese State (8/24) ... Had five blocks in a win over Connecticut (9/1) ... Notched five kills on seven attacks in a win over Albany (9/8) ... Had six digs and five blocks against Purdue (9/21) ... Had a career-high 10 kills on just 12 attempts at Minnesota (10/6) ... Recorded seven kills and four blocks against Purdue (10/27) ... Had six kills on eight attempts against Wisconsin (11/10) ... Hit a .875 clip (7-0-8) at Northwestern (11/17) ... Recorded 16 kills in three NCAA Tournament matches.
FRESHMAN (2011): Started in 17 of the 22 matches that she appeared in ... Recorded five total blocks and five kills in a 3-1 win over Michigan (10/19) ... Notched five kills and eight total blocks against Ohio State (10/22) ... Had her best offensive game in a 3-0 win over Indiana (10/26) with seven kills and four service aces and also chipped in four blocks ... Recorded six kills and eight total blocks in a 3-1 win at Wisconsin (11/12) ... Tied her season high with eight total blocks in a 3-2 win against Northwestern (11/19) ... Had four kills and three total blocks in a 3-1 NCAA Tournament win over Arizona (12/2).
CLUB: Coached by former Spartan All-American Dana Cooke as a member of Element Volleyball ... Won the Ontario Provincial Championships, earning Provincial All-Star honors.
PERSONAL: Born December 14, 1993 .... Daughter of Lisa Shulga ... Has three brothers, Noah, Julian, and Darian ... Majoring in psychology.
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