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   #17 - Lindsay Tye
FSU Volleyball
Ferris State
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gregory, Mich.

Position:
Outside Hitter

High School:
Chelsea

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

Coach Brandel-Wilhelm on Tye: “Despite being injured most of the spring, Lindsey grew tremendously in her leadership during the off season. I expect her to be a dynamic force on the court this upcoming season.”

2007 Season (Senior): Team captain.

2006 Season (Junior): Match-By-Match Statistics All-GLIAC Second Team and a GLIAC All-Academic Team member . . . Chosen to Ferris State Invitational and Alamo City Classic All-Tournament Teams . . . Totaled double digits in kills 20 times and had four 20-plus kill matches, including a career-high 35 at Michigan Tech (9/24) . . . Her 35 match kills tied for the second most all-time in the program’s annals . . . Placed third on team with 355 kills . . . Led squad in service aces (55) and was second in digs (289) . . . Served a FSU all-time match fifth-place best seven aces vs. Chadron State (Neb.) at the Alamo City Classic (9/1) . . . Finished sixth among league’s service ace leaders (0.50 avg.) for all matches . . . Had career-high 27 digs vs. Saginaw Valley State (9/9) and amassed 16 double-figure digs totals in a match.

2005 (Sophomore): Started 20 matches and played in 110 games . . . Finished third on squad in kills (283), fourth in digs (211) along with fifth in both total blocks (40) and aces (26) . . . Had more than 10 kills in 13 matches . . . Compiled 10 or more digs seven times . . . Had 25 digs and 14 kills at Wayne State (10/15) . . . Notched 15 kills and 24 digs versus Lake Superior State (10/2) . . . Tallied 18 kills along with 10 digs at LSSU (10/28) . . . Posted seven kills and six digs in NCAA-II Tourney vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (11/17).

2004 (Freshman):: Appeared in 17 matches . . . Played in 31 games . . . Totaled a season-high five kills vs. Fairmont State, W.Va. (9/11). . . Had six aces against West Virginia State (8/27) at Ferris State Invite . . . Registered 17 digs at Mercyhurst (10/9). . . Placed ninth on squad with 17 kills.

High School: A 2004 graduate of Chelsea High . . . Compiled 561 kills, 369 digs and 142 total blocks in 2003-04 . . . Second-team Class A All-State honoree . . . Led the Bulldogs to state quarterfinals as a senior . . . Team MVP . . . Received third-team 2002-03 Class A All-State laurels and second-team 2001-02 Class B All-State honors . . . Member of three consecutive conference championship teams . . . Three-time all-league and all-region pick . . . Had over 400 kills and 200 digs three consecutive years . . . Attained 2003-04 Ann Arbor News All-Area First-Team kudos . . . Prepped by Laura Cleveland . . . An all-league tennis player.

Club Team: Played USA Volleyball for the Michigan Elite 18 . . . Named to 2003 Junior Olympic Invitational All-Tourney Team . . . Coached by Ed Ruhl.

Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Patricia Tye of Gregory, Mich. . . Born 1/16/86 in Ypsilanti, Mich. . . Has a younger brother . . . Majoring in criminal justice.

What I Like About Ferris State Is: The campus size and the professors
My Favorite Thing About FSU Volleyball Is: My teammates and traveling
My Best Non-Athletic Talent Is: Break dancing

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