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Mustangs Finish Day One Even

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-The Mustangs got off to a successful start in their first ever USCAA National Tournament. The two-match day concluded with a 1-1 record after a victory over Cincinnati Clermont and a tight loss versus the University of Dallas. In match #1, the ‘Stangs used a strong first set to put Clermont on their heels. The youthful team showed little-to-no jitters in their first USCAA postseason match en route to…

Volleyball Heads to Nationals as #7 Seed!

DETROIT, Mich.-The women’s volleyball team is heading to the USCAA National Championship Tournament! Coming off a 9-24 inaugural season, coach Karen Graves hit the recruiting trail adding to her already explosive talent base. The result? A trip to Louisville, KY for a chance at a USCAA title! The Mustangs entered the 2010 season with the goal of reaching nationals. Months later the goal has been achieved and the team is…

Volleyball Week in Review

DETROIT, Mich.-The Mustang women’s volleyball team gritted their way to a successful weekend 3-3 to help their postseason dreams stay alive. Last week’s .500 record was positive due to the fact that the Mustangs defeated a fellow USCAA opponent (Robert Morris-Springfield) and a NAIA opponent (Indiana University Northwest). The two wins could be enough to impress the pollsters one last time before the final rankings come out next week. WEEK…

Mustangs Set Single Season Wins Record

DETROIT, Mich.-The Mustangs used their momentum as of late to clobber the Crusaders of Great Lakes Christian College in straight sets. The Mustangs never let the Crusaders into the match with winning tallies of 25-10, 25-14 and 25-14. Lost in the thrill of another victory was a significant milestone set by the Mustangs. Last night’s effort earned the all-important 10th win of the season, which breaks the single season wins…

Mustangs Valiant Effort Falls Short

DETROIT, Mich.-The Mustangs slipped to 8-17 on the season after a hard fought 5-set battle against Ursuline College. In the fifth set, the Mustangs fell four points shy of upsetting the NAIA-turned-NCAA Division 2 accepted candidate. The win would have easily been the best in the history of the young program. After dropping the first two sets to the host Arrows, the Mustangs used a strong two-set rally to even…

Stangs Tripped Up In Home Opener

DETROIT, Mich.-On Tuesday, the Mustangs hosted their first home game of the 2010 season. The crowd of nearly 100 witnessed a competitive battle between the Mustangs and their opponent. After two sets, the ‘Stangs were knotted up with Calvin’s JV 1-1. However, the strong program from the west powered through two straight from there to take a 3-1 victory. The Mustangs were led by Jalissa Favors (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) who is…

Volleyball Splits Day One

DEFIANCE, OH-The Mustangs (4-11) entered the 11th Annual Defiance College Invitational with high hopes after improved play as of late. The opportunity to climb towards .500 was there with two games on the docket Friday. Defiance Gold (JV) stood opposite of the Mustangs in game one of the two-day tournament. The Mustangs, fresh off a successful weekend at the USCAA Early Bird Invite, carried their momentum over for a straight…

Early Bird: Mustangs Finish 2-2

LOUISVILLE, KY-Volleyball’s second year continues to impress around the Marygrove community. After suffering a few setbacks, the Mustangs went to Louisville, KY to square off in the 2010 USCAA Early Bird Challenge. The Mustangs finished the weekend even at 2-2, but nearly escaped 3-1 after a five set thriller to cap off the weekend. In game one, the Mustangs set the tone for the weekend with a 4-set win over…

Highly Touted Pietruszka Commits to Mustangs

DETROIT, MI–Coach Graves made headlines again with the signing of another local standout. Garden City High’s Shannon Pietruszka became the latest to join Mustang Volleyball on Thursday as she signed a letter of intent at her high school. The multi-sport standout leaves the Garden City Cougars this year with a long list of accomplishments. Pietruszka, a 5’4″ libero, has enjoyed success on many levels during her high school career. Peitruszka…

Mustangs Leave Concordia Empty-Handed

ANN ARBOR, Mich.-Day two of the 2010 Concordia Kick-Off Classic was a lot like day one for the team in green & gold out of Detroit. Another day of competitive matches kicked off at 9am against Ursuline College. The Arrows were stunned early on by a well-executed Mustang attack. In fact, the Mustangs held mirroring 17-12 leads in each of the first two sets over the recently added NCAA Division…

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