Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 9:01pm
Maya Irigoyen says her team was caught off-guard by the news that it would lose its club status.

With the meeting’s agenda uncertain, the Boxing executive team went into it just a week before their national tournament in Atlanta. Soon it would be revealed that their status as a club sport would be revoked, forcing them to continue as a Voluntary Student Organization.

Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 8:23pm

In the midst of collegiate sports being canceled due to COVID-19, Michigan’s boxing and taekwando club teams have found themselves in limbo.

The University of Michigan’s Recreational Sports Department, in collaboration with the office of Risk Management, decided to revoke both teams’ status as a club sport based on audits, forcing them to become Voluntary Student Organizations (VSOs).

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:32pm

Michigan coach Kevin Conry lowered his voice as he commented on the rapidly progressing COVID-19 pandemic.

“No this is all new,” Conry said. “We are going to go ahead and trust the administration, the university and follow their policies. I really don’t have an answer.”

A day later, there was no season to talk about. 

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 10:21pm
The Michigan track and field team defeated Michigan State and Ohio State at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational.

Junior sprinter Vail Hartman made the final turn in the 4-by-400 men’s relay with a comfortable lead. His teammates, senior Desmond Melson, sophomore Ian Davis and senior Alex Schwedt helped Michigan built a sizeable lead, but it was Hartman who the Wolverines entrusted as their anchor. As he leaned into the finish line, with only empty track in his wake, a roar erupted from the 2,000 maize-and-blue dressed fans around him, providing a truly cinematic finale to the meet. 

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 8:54pm

For the No. 22 Michigan women’s volleyball team, the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship was a tale of two games — one in which the Wolverines were dominant and one in which they got dominated. In the last two games of the season, Michigan swept and got swept by two teams in Kentucky to to end its 2019 campaign. 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 11:31pm
Freshman outside hitter May Pertofsky notched a career-high 18 kills against Michigan State.

EAST LANSING — On Jam the Jenison (Fieldhouse) night, Sparty, the ear-wrenching Spartan marching band and screaming Spartan fans united to make Wednesday’s game as hard as they could for the Michigan volleyball team. But amid the noise and five sets later, the Wolverines prevailed in a contested rivalry battle in East Lansing. 

Their crowd is huge and their band is excruciatingly loud, but it’s amazing — it’s so much fun for them,” said freshman outside hitter May Pertofsky. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 8:33pm
Senior forward Jack Hallahan set up plays for his teammates in Michigan's victory over Michigan State.

After a sluggish game, it was the Michigan men’s soccer team that awoke from hibernation to win the Big Bear Trophy against rival Michigan State, for the first time since 2015. 

A physical matchup ended up with the Wolverines (8-4-4 overall, 3-1-3 Big Ten) defeating Michigan State (3-10-3, 3-3-1), 2-0. The win allowed Michigan to jump three spots in the Big Ten standings, leaping over the Spartans to third in the conference.