Michigan vs. Michigan State Volleyball || November 23, 2016

Less than two weeks after dropping at four-set match to their in-state rival in East Lansing, Mich. the No. 18-ranked University of Michigan volleyball team swept the visiting No. 14-ranked Michigan State Spartans in dramatic fashion, Wednesday night inside Cliff Keen Arena.

The win, which came on Senior Day, came in front of Michigan's seventh sell-out crowd this season.

Michigan finishes the 2016 regular season with a 15-2 record when playing inside Cliff Keen Arena.

Defensively, Claire Kieffer-Wright led Michigan at the net for the 18th time this season, recording seven blocks. Cori Crocker followed her lead with six -- a personal best in three-set matches during conference play. From the back row, Jenna Lerg led the charge with a match-high 14 digs, including nine in the final set. Kelly Murphy also recorded digs in double figures with 11, while Carly Skjodt and Tiffany Clark each finished with eight.

Leading Michigan offensively was Claire Kieffer-Wright, who finished the evening with 12 kills at a .476 clip for her seventh-straight match with kills in double-figures. Abby Cole also recorded ten kills on the night, while Carly Skjodt finished just short of double digits with nine.

Guiding the Wolverines' offensive showing was MacKenzi Welsh, who tallied 35 assists on the night while also picking up five kills of her own on no errors.

Overall, the Wolverines' .350 attack average marks the team's best offensive performance during a Big ten Conference match this season.

The victory is Michigan's third over a top-25 team this season.

Following the match, Michigan honored its 2016 senior class (below).

The Wolverines will wrap up the 2016 regular season on Saturday, Nov. 26, when they visit the No. 1-ranked defending national champion Nebraska Cornhuskers. First serve for the regular season finale is slated for 7 p.m. CT inside the Devaney Center in Lincoln, Neb.

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