Aces Lift Michigan over Flamengo in Straight Sets
Lexi Erwin

June 10, 2013

Boxscore PDF | Michigan Volleyball in South America

Site: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Score: Michigan 3, Flamengo 0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-14)
Next U-M Event: Monday, June 10 -- vs. Brazilian Youth National Team (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- The University of Michigan volleyball team closed out a two-match sweep of Clube de Regatas do Flamengo Sunday afternoon (June 9), winning in straight sets and improving its South American tour record to a perfect 7-0. Set scores were 25-18, 25-18 and 25-14.

Senior Lexi Erwin (Spring, Texas/Woodlands College Park) led a balanced offensive attack with eight kills, while classmate Jennifer Cross (Scarborough, Ontario/Birchmount Park Collegiate) had six kills on a .857 attack percentage. Senior Molly Toon (Middleton, Wis./Middleton) also had six kills in the win.

Michigan has 12 service aces in the win, led by Cross' four. Senior Ally Sabol (Los Angeles, Calif./Marymount) added three and also had a team-high 18 digs in the win.

U-M will play the Brazilian Youth National Team on Monday night (June 10) at the Saquarema Training Facility in Rio.

Contact: Kent Reichert (734) 763-4423

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