Seven Big Ten volleyball teams were selected to the 2018 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. League teams account for five of the top eight seeded teams.
Michigan head coach Mark Rosen alongside his wife and associate head coach Leisa earned their 400th victory with the Wolverines on Friday as the team outlasted Ohio State in five sets on the road.
The Michigan volleyball team (15-2, 4-2 B1G) will kick off this weekend a four-match road swing with contests at Ohio State and Maryland.
Ten years later, Michigan’s decision to move volleyball from a spring to fall sport remains a point of conflict.
At the end of the day being a collegiate athlete is so much more than what is accomplished on the court and Michigan volleyball encapsulates it perfectly in a behind the scenes feature video released Thursday morning.
All 14 Big Ten volleyball teams are in action this weekend, with Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota and Nebraska playing at home. Conference teams will participate in three top-25 matchups.
Michigan registered its program record eighth straight sweep to start the season, outdoing Oakland and LSU on Friday to open the Michigan Challenge. Colorado State also posted two wins on the day.
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.
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.
All 14 Big Ten volleyball teams are in action this weekend, with Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue and Rutgers playing at home. Conference teams will participate in six AVCA top-20 matchups.