Gavin Kilen has committed to Louisville but might be forced to reconsider if he's drafted high enough in the July MLB draft. The national attention he's getting continues a recent trend in Wisconsin.
They combine for 44 assists in the Badgers' 25-22, 25-16, 18-25, 25-23 win over Marquette at Mukwonago.
A commit to the University of Iowa and a returning first team All-Big Eight choice, she had a 1.50 ERA with six shutouts and only 14 walks wit…
Sarah Franklin was a first-team All-Big Ten Conference selection in 2021 when she ranked third in the conference with 3.96 kills per set.
Wisconsin must contend with Mac May, a two-time All-American and two-time Pac-12 Player of the Year, in Thursday's semifinal.
Most teams use three players in pass receive a majority of the time. UW has been among them, although Sheffield has been using two or sometimes 2 ½ passers more often of late.
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Ella Wrobel, who is ranked No. 11 in the nation in her class, signed with the Badgers. Here's what the outsider hitter will bring to the team.
Senior outside hitter Avery Pennekamp had 20 digs, senior libero Holly Casucci had 14 and senior setter Mady Fortune had 13 — the leaders in that department for the Spartans.
Michigan State has had a rough start to the Big Ten season with its only win coming in a sweep against winless Iowa. The Spartans are coming off one of their better performances, a 3-1 loss to No. 12 Minnesota in which they won the first set and scored 23, 21 and 21 points in the ensuing sets
Michigan, which plays host to Maryland on Friday, has one of the better groups of pin hitters in the conference in senior Paige Jones (3.36 kills per set), sophomore Jess Mruzik (3.41) and junior May Pertofsky (2.52).
Milwaukee manages just three hits in the game.
Badgers volleyball coach Kelly Sheffield says freshman Lauren Jardine is "as talented as anybody we’ve got on our roster." But there's a ton of competition for playing time.
The Cardinals, ranked fourth in the Wisconsin Boys Volleyball Coaches Association Preseason poll, lost seven seniors through graduation but return their top attacker and senior libero.
Madison School District schools return to the court, while Middleton is expected to lead area teams again this season after its run to the state tournament final during the WIAA's alternate fall season last spring.
Dayton, which won the A-10 title in the spring with a 14-2 overall record, was picked by the league’s coaches to win the title again this season.
Sweitzer, an outside hitter, led Middleton in kills last season when the Cardinals advanced to the state tournament championship match, finishing as runner-up to Kimberly, during the WIAA’s alternate fall season. Sweitzer will be a significant contributor as a player and leader, Kleinschmidt said.