Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 10:58pm
Senior Kate Fahey won her singles match, 6-1, 6-2, as the Wolverines fell again to North Carolina, 5-2.

It was a familiar scene at the Varsity Tennis Center when the Michigan women’s tennis team succumbed to No. 2 North Carolina.

Nearly every year the Wolverines face the Tar Heels, and nearly every year they can’t manage to secure a victory. But still, year after year, Michigan puts them on its schedule in order to pack its nonconference slate with highly-ranked teams — giving them experience early in the season.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:14am
End Dick Rifenburg reaches for a pass in Michigan's 49-0 Rose Bowl win over USC to win a national championship.
The Michigan football team had easily made its way to the red zone, but the touchdown was eluding them. All it took was fullback Jack Weisenburger to push his way through for the one-yard score to give the Wolverines the lead.

It was the first of seven unanswered touchdowns en route to Michigan defeating Southern California, 49-0, in the 1948 Rose Bowl to claim the 1947 National Championship.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:48pm
Senior Kate Fahey faced teammates Brienne Minor and Chiara Lommer last week.

There was a lot on the line for the Michigan women’s tennis team as it hosted the ITA Midwest Regional.

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 4:09pm
Senior Kate Fahey made it to the semifinals of the Oracle ITA Masters tournament.

No. 18 Kate Fahey made it to the semifinals at the Oracle ITA Masters tournament.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 7:17pm
Junior Kate Fahey fell to a familiar opponent in Estela Perez-Somarriba of Miami in the NCAA Tournament

After battling through three sets, junior Kate Fahey fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as Michigan's only singles representative.

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 7:31pm
Junior Kate Fahey will compete in the NCAA Single Tournament individually without her team who fell to Stanford

Despite starting strong and downing Hawaii 4-0, the Michigan women's tennis team fell to Stanford 4-0, only taking one set in the match up.

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 9:19pm
Sophomore Chiara Lommer helped the Wolverines secure the Big Ten title over the weekend

But it didn’t matter who was on the other side of the net on Sunday for the Wolverines, all they wanted was a Big Ten Championship. And they got it — sweeping Michigan State and battling back from an early deficit against Illinois before winning the Big Ten Championship in a rematch against Northwestern, the team's only conference-play loss.

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 8:30pm
Kate Fahey has remained the silver lining much throughout the season until Michigan could play its best tennis of the year

Even when the rest of the Wolverines struggled in the beginning of the year, Fahey remained the silver lining.
But Fahey no longer has to be so, as Michigan seems to be playing its best tennis of the year — even in unexpected places such as with Alyvia Jones in the No. 4 slot.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Senior Mira Ruder-Hook lost the final match against Northwestern.

Mira Ruder-Hook couldn't finish off her match in Michigan's loss to Northwestern.

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 6:30pm
Freshman Bella Lorenzini helped the Michigan women's tennis team to conference wins over Ohio State and Penn State this past weekend.

For weeks, it has been the same story. The Michigan women’s tennis team has struggled in its non-conference schedule, but turned its season around for Big Ten opponents. And while the Wolverines picked up two more conference wins this weekend, the story finally changed.

It wasn’t just the big hitters and the higher-ranked players doing all the work this time — the rest of the lineup has finally caught up.