Seventy-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Michigan State had 10 kills and zero errors in the fifth set.
Lauren Wicinski had 15 kills and eight digs for Michigan State.
Michigan State was down 2-0 before winning the final three sets to win its fifth straight Big Ten match.
Lauren Wicinski led the Spartans with 13 kills and five service aces.
SOPHOMORE (2012): 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).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended R.S. McLaughlin Collegiate and Vocational Institute ... A 2011 All-Star at the Canadian Open National Championships ... Named to 2010 Team Ontario which competed in the National Team Challenge Cup and earned the gold medal ... Starting middle for the 2009 Team Ontario squad who competed at the National Team Challenge Cup ... Captained her 16U Durham Attack Volleyball Club team to a silver medal at the 2009 Ontario Provincial Championships where she was named as the Award of Excellence winner ... Won a silver medal at the 2009 Canadian National West Open ... Played for the regional volleyball team which competed at the 2008 Ontario Summer Games Indoor Volleyball Championships, earning a gold medal ... Named to the Class of 2011 Canadian Prospects Team her sophomore year ... Won the 2009 AAU Junior Olympic Beach Championships.
CLUB: Coached by former Spartan Dana Cooke as a member of Element Volleyball which won the Ontario Provincial Championships, earning Provincial All-Star honors.
PERSONAL: Born December 14, 1993 ... Daughter of Lisa Shulga ... Plans on majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology.
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