Nov. 2, 2012
Tonight's win is the first for the Wolverines over a top-five opponent since U-M defeated No. 4 Stanford in four sets on Dec. 11, 2009, in the regional semifinal of the NCAA Tournament.
Michigan won for the first time down 2-0 in a match since Sept. 25, 2010, when the Wolverines defeated Minnesota in five sets by scores of 13-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-23 and 16-14.
Michigan moves to 4-3 on the year in five-set matches.
Michigan defeated Nebraska for the second time in school history and the first time since Aug. 28, 2009.
Michigan hit .471 in the match's fifth set.
Molly Toon obliterated her career high in kills, posting 25 terminations. Her previous career high was 15, which she accomplished on two occasions, including last Saturday's (Oct. 27) win at Indiana.
Lexi Dannemiller was one assist away from tying her career high. She had 64 tonight and her career high is 65 set Oct. 8, 2011, against Minnesota.
Dannemiller also recorded her 10th double-double of the season and 25th in her career with 64 assists and 14 digs.
Lexi Erwin had her 13th double-double of the year and 22nd in her career, as she had 18 kills and 10 digs.
Jennifer Cross had seven blocks on the night, including three solo blocks. That is a season high in solo blocks, and she has seven or more blocks seven times this year.
Ally Sabol had a season-high 19 digs in the win. She eclipsed her then-season high of 18 set against No. 1 Penn State on Oct. 20.