Michigan Outlasts #12 Seed Pittsburgh for First Sweet 16 since 2016
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.
Big Ten: All 6 Home Teams Win, Northwestern Grabs 1st League Victory
All six home sides held court on Friday in the Big Ten, including upset wins by Indiana and Northwestern, who moved past Ohio State and Michigan State respectively. Illinois and Wisconsin each went the distance for wins over Michigan and Nebraska.
Bastianelli’s Career-High 19 Kills Leads Illinois Past Michigan in 5
Four Illinois players managed double-digit kill tallies led by Ali Bastianelli’s career-high 19 as the Fighting Illini hung on for a five-set win over Michigan.
Wolverines Put 6-0 Record on the Line at Michigan Challenge
The Wolverines enter the weekend with a perfect 6-0 record and a 4-0 record at Cliff Keen Arena this season. All six season-opening wins have come by a 3-0 sweep, which ties a 1984 program record.
VolleyMob’s 2018 Preseason Top 25 Power Rankings: Full List + HMs
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
VolleyMob’s 2018 Preseason Top 25 (#16-20): Pittsburgh Carries the ACC Flag
Pittsburgh comes in at #17 and carries the flag for the ACC in the preseason VolleyMob Top 25.
Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List with HM)
Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).
Way-Too-Early 2018 VM Top 25 (#11-15): Illinois Could Challenge Top Dogs in Big Ten
Illinois has six starters back and should be ready to compete with the best the Big Ten has to offer; Way-Too-Early VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (#11-15).
6’3″ MB/RS Katarina Glavinic Transfers to Michigan From Seattle
Former Seattle MB/RS Katarina Glavinic transfers to Michigan for 2018.