Michigan now possesses a balance of skilled underclassmen and veterans eager for redemption. Against Ferris State, it will try to maximize this balance and hope it comes together at the same time.
With a victory over No. 15 Penn State at Pegula Ice Arena, the Wolverines proved not only that they could hang with the Big Ten’s best, but beat them as well.
The Wolverines’ trip to No. 15 Penn State to begin their Big Ten slate represents the most important challenge of their season so far.
Pearson knows the task of replacing a legend presents a challenge unlike any he has ever faced. He knows he isn’t the next Red Berenson, and he’s not trying to be.
What matters to Pearson, though, is that he’s at home.
Freshman forward Mohammed Zakyi outstretched his foot and knocked the ball into the net, giving the Michigan men’s soccer team a 2-1, double-overtime victory.
After his career at Colorado College was altered by a coaching change, Roos changed his path — landing in Ann Arbor to pursue a masters degree while contributing to the Michigan hockey team.
Being injured helped Lockwood understand the need to continue adding facets to his game and fine-tuning his technical skills alongside his raw athletic attributes.
Draw whatever conclusions you like. But Michigan was utterly dominant Saturday night.
But Michigan (2-1-1 Big Ten, 5-2-4 overall) did the unexpected again, upsetting Wisconsin, 2-1, in overtime for its first victory over a top-10 team since 2014.
Thursday night’s contest was in many ways lopsided, and if all opportunities were equal, the Golden Gophers could rightfully say they dominated the match.