Volleyball

Abby Cole led Michigan with 17 kills as the Wolverines nearly stunned No. 1 Wisconsin.

Michigan was unable to complete the comeback, falling 13-15 to Wisconsin in the final set, just missing out on a major upset.

MacKenzi Welsh piled up 31 assists Wednesday and also diverted attention away from senior Abby Cole.

Michigan cruised to a 12-point margin of victory in the third set to secure a sweep of Northwestern.

Abby Cole (far left) lifted Michigan every chance she had in both of the team's matches this weekend.

The No. 23 Michigan volleyball team picked up a pair of wins against Maryland and No. 14 Ohio State this weekend, both in four sets.

Adeja Lambert's energy helped spark Michigan to two wins this weekend.

The Wolverines hadn't beat Ohio State twice in a row since 2009.

An overpowering performance from Abby Cole helped Michigan earn a split this weekend.

The Michigan volleyball team returns from their weekend road trip 13-3 on the season, but perhaps with a bad taste in its mouth.

Adeja Lambert tied for the team lead with 12 kills as Michigan picked up its first Big Ten win.

The 22nd-ranked Wolverines are now 12-2 overall.

Kelly Murphy stabilizes the Wolverines as a fifth-year senior.

Murphy led the Wolverines on Friday night with 10 kills against top-ranked Nebraska and finished tied for first with 12 kills against the Hawkeyes.

Carly Skjodt sparked Michigan in a four-set win against Colgate on Thursday.

Skjodt is a sophomore who has asserted her status as a veteran teammate throughout Michigan's non-conference schedule. She tallied seven kills, five digs and two block assists during Saturday's win over Colgate.

Mark Rosen's team moved to 11-1 on the season.

No. 23 Michigan claimed victories in all three matchups and dropped only one set — the first set against Colgate on Saturday night.

MacKenzi Welsh started opening night at Cliff Keen Arena as the only freshman on the floor for the Michigan volleyball team. Through nine games, her preparation has yielded strong results. Welsh has notched 293 assists and averaged 9.45 per game — both team highs.