Postgame Notes: #23 Michigan 3, Northwestern 2

Nov. 18, 2011

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• Michigan sweeps the season series from Northwestern, improving to 38-26 all-time against the Wildcats. Both matches this season went to five sets.

Sloane Donhoff recorded her third match of the season with at least 30 digs. Her season total is now at 498, which is the fourth-highest season total in Michigan history.

• Michigan put five players in double-digit kills for the first time since Oct. 31, 2008, when Megan Bower (17), Beth Karpiak (14), Alex Hunt (13) Juliana Paz (13) and Karlee Bruck (11) each put down at least 10. Michigan lost that match in five.

• It is the first time this season U-M has had a trio with at least 20 digs (Sloane Donhoff, Lexi Dannemiller, Ally Sabol). It was the second career 20-dig match for both Dannemiller and Sabol.

Lexi Dannemiller recorded her 12th double-double of the season and Lexi Erwin picked up her eighth.

• It is the second time this season U-M has recorded at least 100 digs (at Iowa, 102). Prior to this season, Michigan had not eclipsed the 100-dig mark since the 2008 season.

Molly Toon set new career highs in kills (11) and attempts (33). She has gone for at least 10 kills in two of the last three matches.

Claire McElheny had a career-high 42 attempts.

• Michigan is 18-0 when recording a higher attack percentage than its opponents.

• U-M is now 6-4 at home in 2011.

• Michigan is 4-2 in five-set matches.

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