The final match was very close for redshirt sophomore Zac Hall, and was ultimately decided on riding time in favor of NC State, pushing the final score to 23-15 in favor of the Wolfpack.
The Wolverines recorded 47 career bests and 10 new school records en route to winning their 16th Big Ten title with a total of 1,287 points.
In the final match of the day, Lin propelled the 18th-ranked Wolverines to a 4-3 victory in a thrilling third-set tiebreaker over the 15th-ranked Wildcats.
With sophomore Brent Noseworthy and senior Ian King leading the charge, Michigan earned a 15-10 win over the Titans and a 3-0 start to the season.
Redshirt freshman Logan Massa’s performance was not enough, as No. 14 Michigan (4-5 Big Ten, 8-6 overall) fell to No. 18 Wisconsin.
No. 6 Michigan will play five games in three days at the USF Wilson-Demarini Tournament in Tampa Bay, Fla., starting with back-to-back afternoon contests on Friday against Delaware and Illinois State.
The Wolverines lost three key talents to the 2016 MLB Draft and graduated four seniors from a team that finished with a 13-10 Big Ten record.
The No. 13 Michigan women’s tennis team remains unbeaten, as it handed No. 18 Texas a decisive 6-1 loss Sunday morning.
Seniors Gina Sereno and Erin Finn and junior Jamie Morrissey each ran sub-4:40 times in the Meyo Mile at the non-scoring invitational.
On Saturday, the Michigan women’s swimming and diving team competed in 14 events. At the end of the day, the Wolverines walked away with wins in all of them.