Volleyball

Junior outside hitter Carly Skodjt recorded a game-high 17 kills, but Michigan couldn't top the Rams.

In a tightly contested match, Michigan saw its season come to an end against No. 23 Colorado State in four sets.

Junior outside hitter Carly Skodjt led Michigan as it dominated kills and attack percentage in each of the first sets.

Giving up only one set combined on the road, Michigan was led by strong starts, besting the Boilermakers on Wednesday and the Hoosiers on Friday.

Senior outside hitter Katherine Mahlke ended the game with 14 kills on .500 attack percentage, leading the game in efficiency.

Ending a nearly eight-year drought against Purdue, the Wolverines (9-9 Big Ten, 19-11 overall) upset the 15th-ranked Boilermakers (11-7, 21-8) in the last home match of the season.

Senior middle blocker Claire Kiefer-Wright finished with 7.5 points, helping Michigan dispatch Purdue.

The streak of losses to the Boilermakers finally ended Saturday night, as the Wolverines disposed of No. 15 Purdue in four sets.

Junior outside hitter Carly Skjodt registered 12 digs against Michigan State, as her effort and hustle helped set the tone for the Wolverines.

With the Wolverines scrapping for every point, everything mattered in a game where the second and third sets ended 29-27 and 25-23, respectively.

Sophomore outside hitter Sydney Wetterstrom finished with 15 kills and a team-high .423 hit percentage.

After handling the Spartans easily in the first set on its way to a 25-20 victory, Michigan won the second and third sets — but by much slimmer margins.

Senior middle-blocker Claire Kiefer-Wright helped Michigan on its way to a fifth-set victory over Illinois.

After faltering against Northwestern, the Wolverines then faced the Fighting Illini – only a week after losing to them in Urbana-Champaign – but this time changed the outcome.

Sophomore outside hitter Sydney Wetterstrom described a "five-point mentality" that helped Michigan succeed in the final set.

For the third time in three games, the Michigan volleyball team found itself playing a fifth set. And after all their struggles in the final frame, the Wolverines finally came out on top against the Fighting Illini.

Michigan coach Mike Rosen pointed out that his team needs to be more consistent in its execution.

The Wolverines lost the first two sets, rallied to win the third and fourth, but then conceded the final set of the hotly-contested match.

Sophomore setter MacKenzie Welsh totaled a whopping 26 assists to pace the Wolverines’ offense.

The Wolverines (6-7 Big Ten, 16-9 overall) won their sets by scores of 25-16, 25-19 and 25-14, though the sets were not without drama.

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