Mississippi State's 2012-13 volleyball recruiting class has been accorded the highest national ranking in program history. PrepVolleyball.com ranked the six-player MSU recruiting class with Highest Honorable Mention plaudits in the online publication's top 55.
PrepVolleyball.com has been recognizing the nation's top 30 collegiate recruiting classes since 2003, with an additional 25 schools included on its Highest Honorable Mention list. Another forty-four programs are then accorded High Honorable Mention honors. This year's ranking marks the highest recognition for the Bulldog volleyball program. Coach Jenny Hazelwood's 2011 and 2012 recruiting class received High Honorable Mention.
Mississippi State opens its 2013 season August 30-31 at the Newell-Grissom Building hosting Southeast Missouri State and Arkansas-Little Rock in a double round-robin tournament.
2012-13 Mississippi State Volleyball Recruiting Class
Name Ht. Pos. Hometown (high school)
Chelsea Duhs 6-1 MB Mission Viejo, Calif. (Saddleback Valley Christian HS)
Kimberly Gardiner 6-2 OPP Grapevine, Texas (Colleyville High School)
Suzanne Horner 5-10 S State College, Pa. (State College High School)
Gabby Litwin 5-7 DS Allen, Texas (Plano East High School)
Brooke Sassin 5-10 OH San Antonio, Texas (Ronald Reagan High School)
Kaitlyn Schoeppner 6-4 OH North Farmington, Mich. (North Farmington HS)