Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:15pm
In observance of Women’s History Month, The Daily launches a series aimed at telling the stories of female athletes, coaches and teams at the University from the perspective of the female sports writers on staff. Daily sports editor Laney Byler continues the series with this story.


Rachel McAuliffe waited patiently for her cue. It was a warm afternoon in September of 2015, and when the wait was finally up, McAuliffe ran out of the tunnel at Michigan Stadium in front of 109,651 people.

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 4:22pm
Junior Emma McLean made a successful debut on beam.

Emma McLean led her team to a win at the North Carolina State quad meet.

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 5:54pm
Paige Zaziski led her team in its upset loss to No. 12 Nebraska.

For a team that recorded the highest score in the nation two weeks ago, losing to a team ranked four spots behind them wasn’t exactly expected.

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:17pm
Senior Alex Knight won his match against Washington to spur his team to a comeback victory.

With a big match against No. 20 South Carolina next week, this weekend was a good first step for the Wolverines to achieve their ultimate goals.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 7:35pm
Redshirt junior thrower Grant Cartwright and the rest of the throwers were a bright spot for Michigan at the Simmons-Harvey Quad.

The “Meat Factory,” a nickname affectionately given to the track and field team’s weight throwing competitors, notched the field’s top two positions.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 5:26pm
Senior Brianna Brown claimed first place with a 9.925 — the highest individual score of the meet.

The Wolverines swept top placements for all four rotations of the meet, pushing Michigan to an almost three-point win, 196.125 to 193.450.

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:53pm
Freshman forward Josh Norris scored with 15 seconds remaining, but Michigan was still down by one goal.

The 17th-ranked Wolverines conceded two goals less than a minute apart in the third period, and it cost them dearly in a 3-2 loss to No. 15 Ohio State.

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 4:59pm
Before his coaching career, Mike Rodriguez was a three-time Big Ten champion and two-time NCAA finalist.

Rodriguez graduated as one of the most decorated Michigan wrestlers in history. He even went on to place fifth at the World Championships in Japan. After that? He went home.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 5:15pm
Fifth-year senior Ben Flanagan led Michigan’s pack of five runners that finished in the top-25 of the race.

The 13th-ranked Wolverines were favored to win the Big Ten Championships by the smallest of margins, and they defended that position by topping runner-up Michigan State by 11 points.

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:54pm

At Monday's press conference introducing Pearson, despite the "welcome back" theme, it was all about the future.