Michigan State opens Big Ten play on the road, heading to Lincoln, Nebraska on Friday, Sep. 23 to face No. 3-ranked Nebraska at 8:00 p.m. EDT before traveling to Piscataway, New Jersey for a 1:00 p.m. match at Rutgers on Sunday, Sep. 25. Both matches will be streamed on B1G+. Spartan radio broadcasts will be available on MSUSpartans.com and on the Spartan Media Network.
Michigan State volleyball remained unbeaten at home on Saturday, defeating Chicago State 3-1 (25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 25-20) and Evansville 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-13) from the Breslin Center on day two of the 2022 Green & White Classic. The Spartans improved to 9-2 overall and 6-0 at home this season as the team was crowned champions of the final home tournament of the year.
Michigan State volleyball returned to the Breslin Center on Friday night, defeating Oakland, 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-14), in its first match of the Green & White Classic. The Spartans hit .475 (47-9-80) as a team in the sweep, narrowly missing a top-five slot in the program record book for single-match hitting percentage.
The Michigan State volleyball program is set to welcome Oakland, Chicago State and Evansville to East Lansing this weekend for the Green & White Classic. Michigan State will host six matches over the course of two days from the Breslin Center as the Spartans take on Oakland on Friday, Sep. 16 at 6:30 p.m., Chicago State on Saturday, Sep. 17 at 10:00 a.m. and Evansville on Saturday, Sep. 17 at 5:30 p.m.
United Wholesale Mortgage is expanding its name, image, and likeness deal with Michigan State student-athletes to include the women’s basketball and volleyball teams, the company announced Thursday. The company, owned by former MSU walk-on basketball player Mat Ishbia, is offering sponsorships that can provide up to $700 per month for the full year “pending the completion of social media promotional posts assigned by UWM,” to all women’s basketball and volleyball student-athletes, according to a statement Thursday morning from UWM.
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Michigan State volleyball is headed to North Carolina this weekend for the ACC/B1G Challenge, facing North Carolina on Friday, Sep. 9 at 6:00 p.m. and Duke at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sep. 10. Both matches will be televised on the ACC Network. Paul Sunderland (PxP) and Holly McPeak (Analyst) are on the call for Friday night’s match while Chris Edwards (PxP) and Brittany Hoyt (Analyst) have the call on Saturday.
Michigan State volleyball claimed its second tournament victory of the season on Saturday, defeating VCU in five sets (3-2; 25-14, 25-12, 23-25, 22-25, 15-10) to win the 10th playing of the Kristen Dickmann Invitational. The Spartans improve to 6-0, marking the programs best start to a season since 2012 when the team started the season 12-0.
Michigan State volleyball sets sail on its first road trip of the season this weekend as the team looks to remain unbeaten at the Kristen Dickmann Invitational hosted by the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.
The Michigan State volleyball program was named champion of the 2022 Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational on Saturday night after a sweep of Fairfield gave the Spartans a spotless 3-0 record for the weekend. MSU defeated Eastern Michigan in five sets on Saturday afternoon (25-14, 18-25, 25-23, 22-25, 15-8) before quickly dispatching the Stags in the nightcap (25-15, 25-21, 25-13).
The Michigan State volleyball team rallied back from a 2-0 set deficit to earn a reverse sweep victory over Louisiana, (23-25, 23-25, 25-23, 25-22, 15-11), on Friday night in the Breslin Center.
A new era of Michigan State volleyball gets underway on Tuesday night as the Spartans host the annual Green & White scrimmage at 6:30 p.m. in the Breslin Students Events Center. Admission is free to fans, with complimentary parking available in Breslin lots 63 and 126. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.
The Michigan State volleyball team spent Monday afternoon at the Big Ten Network studios participating in the inaugural Big Ten volleyball media days, the first ever conference-led media days for collegiate volleyball. Head volleyball coach Leah Johnson, fifth-year Rebecka Poljan and junior Nalani Iosia represented the Spartans.
The United State Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that Michigan State University is among the collegiate and high school teams that have earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2021-2022 season. First awarded following the 1992-93 academic year, the award honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
For the first time in over a decade, Michigan State volleyball is set to play home matches in the Breslin Center during the 2022 season MSU head coach Leah Johnson announced Wednesday. The Spartans are tentatively scheduled to play all home matches in Breslin starting with the Auto Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational on Friday and Saturday, August 26-27.
The Big Ten Conference has announced the 2022 fall volleyball schedule, featuring a 20-game slate that includes 10 home and 10 road matches. Michigan State will play 10 games against teams that finished the 2021 season ranked inside the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25.
Michigan State head volleyball coach Leah Johnson announced the addition of setter Rachel Muisenga on Wednesday. Muisenga joins the Spartans from Penn State as a redshirt freshman with four more years of eligibility. “Rachel is a player I’ve known for a long while, and plain and simple – she’s a winner,” Johnson said. “She’s won at every stop of her career. Rachel has elite physicality and a high contact point to go along with a hunger to constantly improve.”
Michigan State volleyball’s 2022 non-conference schedule was announced by first year head coach Leah Johnson on Friday. The Spartans will play 11 out-of-conference opponents over the first four weekends of the season, highlighted by matches against a pair of NCAA tournament teams, two teams selected to play in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, and a conference champion. Several other teams on the schedule finished among the top performers in their respective conferences last season.
Michigan State head volleyball coach Leah Johnson announced the addition of outside hitter Grace Kelly on Friday. Kelly joins the Spartans from Virginia Tech University with three more years of eligibility.