(Minneapolis, MN) — The ninth-ranked University of Minnesota volleyball team will host unranked Michigan State tonight at Maturi Pavilion. The Golden Gophers are 12-6 overall and 7-3 in the Big Ten. The visiting Spartans are 10-11 overall and 1-9 in the league. Minnesota beat Michigan State in East Lansing in straight sets on October 9th. Gopher setter Melani Shaffmaster says they are hitting their stride, having won six of the past seven matches. Tonight’s contest starts at 7 P-M. Minnesota will visit fifth-ranked Wisconsin on Sunday at 5:30 P-M.
Gopher setter Melani Shaffmaster spoke with MNN sports director Mike Grimm: