Michigan made quick work of American in its 3-0 victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Michigan lost its regular-season finale to the top-ranked Cornhuskers but will host an NCAA Tournament regional this weekend.
Kieffer-Wright’s finishing performance during the set was met with roaring approval by the sold-out crowd in the arena.
Wednesday’s match was the Senior Night the whole team had hoped for — the No. 18 Michigan volleyball team avenged its loss to No. 14 Michigan State a couple of weeks ago in a three-set victory.
Michigan traveled west and lost hard-fought matches against No. 3 Wisconsin and No. 2 Minnesota.
The Michigan volleyball team started its toughest stretch of the season on Saturday.
Coming off of a strong recent stretch of performances, Kieffer-Wright adds an important and different definition to the Wolverines.
Though the Wolverines emerged victorious in all three sets, they did trail at some point in each one.
With two more wins this weekend, Michigan is now 12-2 at home on the season.
The Wolverines responded to their first two-game losing streak of the season the previous weekend to Purdue and Indiana.