With the match tied at 2, and the season on the line, the No. 18-ranked University of Michigan volleyball team pulled off a gritty win over host Pittsburgh (19-25, 25-22, 25-17, 21-25,15-9) on Saturday evening.
Penn State leveled its Big Ten record after an 0-2 league start by ruining Michigan’s perfect 9-0 home record with a sweep Sunday afternoon.
All four ranked teams came out on top via sweep as No. 4 Illinois remained undefeated at 14-0, No. 5 Nebraska won its 12th straight, No. 12 Penn State recorded its first Big Ten win of the year and Michigan stayed perfect at home (9-0).
The University of Michigan volleyball team (9-0) will wrap up non-conference play this weekend with a home-and-home series against Notre Dame.
The No. 19 Michigan Wolverines moved to 9-0 on the season upping their winning streak to 27 straight sets, this time topping vote getter Colorado State (6-3) on Saturday to claim the Michigan Challenge title.
Michigan head coach Mark Rosen joined elite company as one of just 18 active Division I coaches with 600 wins to his/her credit on Friday morning.
Michigan swept Valparaiso on Tuesday night behind a career-high .571 clip from senior, Carly Skjodt.
Carly Skjodt totaled 23 kills in two matches as #19 Michigan went 2-0 to win the War Eagle Invitational.
Minnesota is one of three teams in the top tier for Big Ten favorites, as the league should be brutal once again.
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.