Wolverines Stay Undefeated Against the Lady Volunteers
Sept. 4, 2009
CINCINNATI- The Xavier Invitational kicked off with a game that pitted the No.7 Michigan Wolverines (3-0) against the Tennessee Lady Volunteers (3-1). Both teams were tied after two sets, but the undefeated Wolverines pounded out two more sets to defeat the Lady Volunteers 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 25-16, 25-14).
The Wolverines unique style of play, which includes no substitutions, allowed them to overcome the energetic Lady Volunteers. Despite having 16 service errors, opposed to the Lady Volunteers’ 7, Michigan excelled in their digs and passing.
Tomorrow the Lady Volunteers look to turn their luck around when they take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 2:30 p.m. The Wolverines will play the Muskies at 5:30 p.m.
Xavier will take to the court in the night game of the invitational where they take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. at Cintas Center. Stay tuned to goxavier.com for news and stats from this weekend’s Invitational.