Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:05am
Presented by The Michigan Daily’s sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

One week ago, in the wake of coronavirus and school moving online, The Michigan Daily put together its last print paper of the year. Though they didn’t expect this abrupt end to their college careers and to be doing this annual podcast in March, senior sports editor Ben Katz sat down with nine other seniors that night for this senior send-off. First, they discuss the past four years in Michigan sports, including their favorite memories covering teams, athletes and coaches. Next, they reflect on what The Michigan Daily has meant to them (23:47).

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 7:37pm
Sophomore midfielder Nick Rowlett tied the record for faceoff wins in a single contest facing Marquette in a 13-12 victory.

Nick Rowlett came out with a banner performance Thursday afternoon. 

The sophomore midfielder tied the record for faceoff wins in a single contest facing Marquette — a game Michigan won, 13-12. Rowlett secured 22 of 29 total faceoffs during the game, and he currently leads the team in groundballs during a game with 13 — a third of the game’s total. 

But the success was eclipsed by the game becoming the final Michigan athletic event of the academic year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:49pm
Presented by The Michigan Daily’s sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

After falling one game short from winning the College World Series, Michigan baseball looks to claim the throne in its 2020 campaign. Sports writer Kent Schwartz sits down with beat writers Jacob Cohen, Lily Israel, Jack Whitten and Aidan Woutas to discuss the Wolverines’ roster expectations, injuries and season predictions.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:39am
Presented by The Michigan Daily’s sports section, a rotating cast of writers discusses Michigan sports.

Ahead of Michigan softball’s first home series of the 2020 campaign, sports writer Akul Vijayvargiya sits down with beat writers Jared Greenspan, Lane Kizziah, Nicholas Stoll and Abbie Telgenhof to discuss the Wolverines’ up-and-down first 23 games of the season, expectations on both sides of the ball and season predictions.

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 6:39pm
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Whether the team likes it or not, this season is the most important season in Michigan baseball history. It could define the program’s legacy for years to come. It could prove that last season wasn’t a fluke. It has the potential to solidify the Wolverines as a national powerhouse and reinvigorate northern baseball.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:17pm
Michigan dropped a series to Pepperdine over the weekend.

Michigan’s high powered schedule took them to the West Coast yet again this weekend. But the California sunshine was the only consistent part of the trip for the Wolverines. 

Spotty offensive play plagued the No. 16 Michigan baseball team (8-7) as it fell to No. 24 Pepperdine (12-3) 2-1 in its weekend series. The Waves won the opening game 14-2 and split the doubleheader on Saturday, with the Wolverines winning the first game 7-4 before dropping the final game, 6-1. 

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:09pm
Though Mason Parris didn't go undefeated, Michigan still finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships.

In the chaos amongst the multiple mats and crowds of people on the gym floor at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, redshirt junior Tyler Meisinger — wrestling at 165 pounds — ran amongst the crowd to his coaches and embraced them, with a grin stretching from ear to ear.

He had just qualified for the NCAA Championships.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:47pm
Sophomore left-hander Walker Cleveland pitched four scoreless innings in Michigan's 5-0 win over Cal.

Walker Cleveland hadnt pitched in a competitive game since June, but on Tuesday night in California, that didn't seem to bother him.

Buoyed by a strong defensive performance, the sophomore left-hander, in his first start and appearance of the season, threw four scoreless innings, helping his team to a 5-0 win over Cal. 

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 3:38pm
Sophomore attackman Bryce Clay scored three goals in the first half of Michigan's win over St. John's.

The first half was absolutely electric. Led by sophomore attackman Bryce Clay’s three goals, the Michigan’s men’s lacrosse team scored 11 times, jumping out to a lead it would never relinquish.

The Wolverines would go on to defeat the Red Storm, 16-11, on Saturday, jumping up to a 3-2 record.

Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 7:49pm
Senior Nick Beaty won three matches against Brown and Boston University.

The Michigan men’s tennis team (14-3) won every set it played.

The Wolverines (14-3) swept through Brown (9-4) and Boston University (3-7) on Sunday, beating the two 4-0 and 7-0, respectively.

They were led by senior Nick Beaty, who won three of the four matches that he participated in, in straight sets. He was leading his final match, against Brown, 7-5, 4-1, on court 4 before it was abandoned with Michigan having already secured the victory.