Volleyball

Senior middle blocker Claire Kieffer-Wright shared the team lead with 10 points against Rutgers on Wednesday.

While there have been games where multiple Wolverines are heavily involved in the offense, Michigan has had its share of matches where the offensive unit strongly relied on one player.

Senior middle blocker Claire Kieffer-Wright stepped up with some major kills late in order to come away on top.

The Wolverines’ offense performed in top form, with a season-high attack average of .465 and a level of efficiency that the team had yet to see all season.

Junior outside hitter Carly Skjodt challenged for the set point, and earned the victory for Michigan.

The Wolverines took three consecutive sets against Iowa, but finishing off the sweep required a dramatic, gritty comeback in the final frame Friday.

Michigan coach Mark Rosen believes Michigan needs to win at least half of its final 10 games to be in a comfortable position for the NCAA Tournament.

After two consecutive losses, the Wolverines recovered to defeat Ohio State on Sunday.

Junior outside hitter Carly Skojdt delivered an all-around performance with a season-high 24 kills.

The Spartans ripped off a huge 10-3 run toward the end of the fourth set to remove Michigan’s final glimmers of hope and win the match, 25-19, 25-27, 25-21, 25-16.

Junior outside hitter Carly Skjodt led the team with 12 kills to continue her dominant run of late.

The Michigan women’s volleyball team (3-5 Big Ten, 13-7 overall) defeated Rutgers (0-7, 5-14) in four sets Friday before dropping its match to No. 2 Penn State (7-1, 17-1) in straight sets.

Michigan coach Mark Rosen found concerns in the Wolverines' ability to close out sets against Minnesota.

The Wolverines’ offense was disorganized and predictable, letting Minnesota go on a seven-point run to cap off a 3-0 sweep.

Senior opposite hitter Katherine Mahlke had three kills on just four attempts against Minnesota.

Saturday afternoon, the Wolverines were swept by No. 6 Minnesota, losing 25-21, 25-21, 25-20. It was their first home loss of the season.

Junior outside hitter Carly Skojdt posted a season-high 22 kills, but the Wolverines still couldn’t find a way to win.

Coming off a strong weekend, in which it beat Ohio State and Maryland at home, Michigan went into the match looking to continue its hot streak.

Senior middle blocker Claire Kiefer-Wright was vocal in saying Friday's match felt similar to last year's NCAA Tournament matches.

With 8,137 spectators in attendance, the No. 23 Michigan volleyball team drew its largest crowd in team history as it took down rival Ohio State, 3-1, at Crisler Center on Friday night.

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