Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 8:34pm
Freshman opposite May Pertofsky was key for Michigan in its victory over Notre Dame.

On the next play, the freshman opposite would once again secure a service ace, forcing the Fighting Irish (7-3) to call a timeout and giving the Michigan volleyball team (7-3) early momentum in a game that it was in a breezy 3-1 victory.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:15pm
Senior outside hitter Sydney Wetterstrom netted four consecutive kills in the second set of Wednesday's match against Notre Dame.

That hope quickly faded as the shot barely landed in bounds, earning the Fighting Irish (7-2) a 15-13 win in the set and a 3-2 win overall — sending Michigan (6-3) home without a victory despite holding a 2-1 set lead early on.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 6:10pm

After losing two of its last three games, the No. 24 Michigan volleyball team (6-2) looked to right the ship on Friday against Navy (4-4), a feat it would accomplish after battling through three close sets.

From the outset, things didn’t look good for the Wolverines.

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 8:07pm
Junior midfielder Avery Myers picked up a goal in Michigan's 17-7 loss to Penn State on Saturday afternoon.

A matchup against the nation’s No. 1 team in Penn State (3-0 Big Ten, 10-1 overall), proved to be too much for the Wolverines (0-3, 3-8), as they dropped their seventh game in a row in a 17-7 defeat.

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 5:57pm
The Michigan women's lacrosse team suffered its first loss of the season at Maryland.

When the No. 7 Michigan women’s lacrosse team (3-1 Big Ten, 13-0 overall) left town, Maryland stood alone atop the conference. The Wolverines fell 14-3 to the second-ranked Terrapins (4-0, 14-0), dropping their first game of the season and snapping a 15-game winning streak dating back to last year’s campaign.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 3:26pm
Deja Church announced that she will transfer from Michigan.

In a stunning turn of events, sophomore guard Deja Church announced via Twitter that she will not be returning to the Michigan women’s basketball team next season.

“Thank you to The University Of Michigan!” Church said in a tweet shared on her official account. “I appreciate all your support and for accepting me with open arms! However I will not be returning to UM next season. Forever will love UM, but I know God has something else special planned for me! Go blue forever

Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 6:08pm
 In Gunner Garn's first outing as goalkeeper, the senior played well though Michigan eventually fell to Johns Hopkins.

While Garn himself gave up the goals, the Blue Jays’ frequent extra-man chances made it difficult for his defense to truly provide him with much support. Ultimately, in a game where Michigan struggled to remain at full strength, Garn did as well as could be reasonably expected.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 8:04pm
The strong performance of freshmen forward Naz Hillmon and guard Amy Dilk provides encouragement for the Michigan women's basketball team next season.

Right now, the wound is likely still fresh.

On Sunday afternoon, the Michigan women’s basketball team saw its season end when it bowed out of the NCAA Tournament following a 70-51 loss to top-seeded Louisville. While it may be hard to see it now, this year’s tournament run may have laid the bricks that will eventually serve as the program’s foundation.

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 3:45pm
Playing in the home gym of No. 1 seed Louisville, the Michigan women's basketball team fell to the Cardinals in the NCAA Tournament.

And yet, despite its prep, Michigan was blitzed out of the gate. National Player of the Year candidate Asia Durr scored 12 quick points, and the Wolverines found themselves in a 19-4 hole before the game’s first media timeout. With each basket, the Cardinals’ lead — and cheers — only grew.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 4:16pm

On Sunday afternoon, the Michigan women’s basketball team will take the floor as heavy underdogs against the Albany region’s top seed in Louisville, which has the luxury of hosting the game on its home floor.

While many might be quick to count the Wolverines out against one of the nation’s top teams, it’s a role that the team has learned to embrace over the course of the season.