Thanks to three goals from junior forward Emma Way, the Wolverines are headed to Louisville with a chance at a national championship.
The Wolverines lived up to that expectation Friday, finishing first overall – outracing second-place Michigan State by 16 points.
By halftime, the Wolverines were up by 20. When the third quarter ended, the margin was 27. When the final horn sounded, the score was 74-50 and the game not as close as that.
Michigan's Big Ten Tournament dream run ended with a 4-0 defeat to Wisconsin on Friday night. Now the Wolverines must await their NCAA Tournament fate.
This year is about one thing for the Wolverines: making sure that last year doesn’t repeat itself. It’s tournament or bust. Simple as that.
After sophomore forward Jack Callahan scored a go-ahead goal, Michigan never looked back, cruising to a 4-1 victory.
This time, Knight came out of the tournament as the consolation bracket champion.
For the No. 3 Michigan women’s swimming and diving team, this weekend’s meet at No. 17 Minnesota resulted in victories over the Golden Gophers, No. 18 Wisconsin and Penn State.
The seventh-ranked Wolverines competed against Minnesota, Wisconsin and Penn State in Minneapolis, eventually sweeping the field.
It’s that confidence that has improved over the course of the season and led the team to unprecedented heights.