Three freshmen had truly standout performances — Logan Massa took third overall, and Myles Amine and Stevan Micic both took fourth in their respective weight classes.
With a mark of just 2-6-1 against ranked teams, Michigan has looked more like the trees at the base of a mountain than the peak itself.
The game could not have started off any better for Michigan (2-7), which won the opening draw and proceeded to launch a six-minute assault on the visiting Titans.
The score gave Angerman 100 goals for her career, a milestone that had been reached by only one other player in the program’s four-year history.
After the worst season of her career, Kelly Christner has bounced back as a senior by letting go of the expectations she once imposed on herself.
Capping off a historic season, redshirt junior Grant Cartwright placed second and redshirt sophomore Joe Ellis placed seventh in the weight throw.
Of the three divers, only Murphy will be making her second appearance at the Championship meet.
The teams took the field late, and the Wolverines were tested for an intense final 35 seconds.
Michigan got its first-ever win over a ranked team, ousting Penn, 13-12, at Michigan Stadium.
In this weekend’s tournament, Michigan coach Carol Hutchins simply wants her hitters to relax at the plate.