The Grant volleyball team opened up CSAA conference play with a sweep of Big Rapids on Tuesday.

The Tigers won decisively in the first set, 25-5. They took the next two by scores of 25-13 and 25-22.

Kylie Patton had 16 kills and Kirstyn Throop served five aces in the victory. Nicole Wahn added 34 assists and a team-leading 13 digs.

Grant improves to 11-4-3 overall and 1-0 in conference play.