standout middle blocker at Cy-Woods High School • Coached by Ashley
• Paced the Wildcats with 423 kills and 50 total blocks as a senior in 2011 en
route to her third all-district team designation • Registered a career-best 459
kills and tabbed as the team's most valuable hitter as a junior in 2010 •
Four-time academic all-district selection • December high school graduate who
began her studies at MSU in January • Played club volleyball five years with
the Texas Tornadoes and Texas Pride, coached by Jeff Ham.
Elizabeth Nielsen on July 9, 1994 in The Woodlands, Texas • Daughter of Tanya
and Jared Nielsen of Cypress, Texas • Undecided on an academic major.