» Michigan defeated Old Dominion, hosts Northern Arizona and Utah Tech to close out the Lumberjack Classic with a perfect 3-0 record.
» Kendall Murray He had a career-high 21 kills for a .514 overall game.
» Jess Murzik Achieved his second double-double of the season with 14 kills and 10 digs.
site: Flagstaff, Arizona (Rolle Activity Center)
Score: Michigan 3, Utah Tech 1 (20-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-9)
record: UM (3-0), Utah Tech (2-1)
The following UM events: Friday, September 2 — v Toledo (Cliff Keane Arena), 12:30 PM
Flagstaff, Arizona — The University of Michigan volleyball team (3-0) recovered from a first set loss to win straight sets at the on-campus Roll Activity Center on Saturday afternoon (August 27), heading to Utah Tech. We won 3 to 1. of Northern Arizona University.
Kendall Murray led all players with 21 kills and finished the match with a .514 clip. amber beer When Hannah Grant We dug up Wolverines with 14 each.
In a struggling first set, Michigan couldn’t keep up with the Trail Blazers (2-1) despite taking eight kills from Murray. The first set saw seven draws and two lead changes as Utah Tech took a 1-0 lead with a 25-20 first set win.
UM quickly took a 5-point lead in the second set, and Utah Tech pushed back to 12 from a 6-1 run. Neither team maintained the lead from there. Jess Robinson, Jess Murzik When May Pertofsky They pushed the Wolverines 25-20 to the Trail Blazers in the second set.
The first 15 points of the third set were back and forth. However, with Grant on the service line, Michigan scored him 4-0 and led 18-14, forcing the Trail Blazers to call timeouts. His 6 points at the end featured an onslaught of sideouts, including a kill for Tipp. Jack Bonney Murray won the third set 25-20 at the slam.
The final set was all Michigan Brooke Humphrey And Murray, on the service line, delivered a 7-1 run right out of the gate. On the offensive side, Murray scored his 5 kills and Murzick his 4. Murzik served the Wolverines with the final six points to help Michigan win the fourth set 25-9 to take the game home 3-1.
The Wolverines outpaced the Trail Blazers by .321 to .135 throughout the game, with more blocks (4-3), kills (61-37), assists (59-33) and digs (58-49.). Achieved.
In addition to the game-leading 21 kills from Murray, Murzik amassed 14 kills and Robinson scored 11. Murzik also added his 10 digs with his second double-double of the season.
Michigan finished the Lumberjack Classic with a perfect 3-0 record. The Wolverines defeated the Old Dominion in their season opener on Friday (August 26) and, after winning over hosts Northern Arizona that same night, beat Utah his Tech in the final game of the tournament.
UM will host Toledo in the Wolverines’ home opener on Friday (September 2) at 12:30 PM. Over the weekend, Michigan, Toledo, Morehead State and Loyola Chicago will play as part of the Michigan Invitational.