The Michigan volleyball team is facing MSU in the NCAA Sweet 16 tonight at 8:00 in Berkeley, CA. The match can be seen on ESPN3.
The two squads split during the regular season, with each gaining a sweep on the other's home court. The winner of the match tonight will almost certainly face Stanford tomorrow in the Elite 8 (see the bracket).
Update: Congrats to the team on the sweep!
Excerpt from mgoblue.com recap:
The University of Michigan volleyball team blew past Michigan State in three sets (25-16, 26-24, 26-24) on Friday night (Dec. 7), clinching its second-ever appearance in the NCAA Elite Eight. U-M will face either second-ranked Stanford or Iowa State in the regional final Saturday (Dec. 8) at 8:30 p.m. PST at Haas Pavilion.
Michigan, making its second regional final appearance in four years, was led on offense by junior Lexi Erwin's (Spring, Texas/Woodlands College Park) 17 kills. Classmate Jennifer Cross (Scarborough, Ontario/Birchmount Park Collegiate) added 12 kills and five blocks. Sophomore Lexi Dannemiller (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota West) dealt 30 assists, while freshman Tiffany Morales(Redondo Beach, Calif./Redondo Union) had 19 digs. Freshman Krystalyn Goode (River Falls, Wis./Nicolet) registered five blocks, while Erwin tossed in four block assists.