Volleyball

Claire Kieffer-Wright has become a cornerstone of the Michigan volleyball team.

Coming off of a strong recent stretch of performances, Kieffer-Wright adds an important and different definition to the Wolverines.

The Michigan volleyball team topped Indiana in straight sets Wednesday.

Though the Wolverines emerged victorious in all three sets, they did trail at some point in each one.

Senior middle blocker Abby Cole totaled 17 kills in Saturday’s win.

With two more wins this weekend, Michigan is now 12-2 at home on the season.

Claire Kieffer-Wright helped spark Michigan with five kills in the first set.

The Wolverines responded to their first two-game losing streak of the season the previous weekend to Purdue and Indiana.

Mark Rosen's team dropped to 4-4 on the road this weekend.

The Wolverines lost the first set of both matches, but came back strong and won the second before dropping the last two.

Mackenzi Welsh set a new career high with 67 assists Saturday against Penn State.

The Wolverines turned in one of their best performances of the season to earn the upset.

The Michigan women's volleyball team squeaked out a win over Maryland on Wednesday.

Michigan staved off two late match points to outlast the reeling Terrapins, 3-2.

MacKenzi Welsh finished with 49 assists and 11 digs in Michigan's near-upset against Wisconsin.

Welsh assisted her teammates to control the volume and momentum of the game — a performance that eventually garnered Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.

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.