In their return to Ray Fisher Stadium, just about everything went right for the Wolverines against Toledo, as Michigan cruised past the overmatched Rockets for a 12-0 victory.
The Wolverines play the only team ranked ahead of them in the Big Ten preseason poll.
Michigan showed off its power during a seven-run third inning which was highlighted by back-to-back home runs from junior third baseman Drew Lugbauer and senior shortstop Michael Brdar.
The two have stepped up as offensive contributors and formed a defensive bedrock in the middle of the infield.
The Wolverines possess a deep stable of skilled relievers, and while they have had several huge moments, they have still suffered from inconsistency.
After scoring 43 runs in a 5-0 start to begin its West Coast swing, the Michigan baseball team found less luck at the plate in the Dodgertown Classic in Los Angeles.
So far on their eight-game, nine-day California trip, Michigan is 5-0, and the Wolverines will look to continue their recent hot streak in Los Angeles.
The Michigan women’s gymnastics team tied their best score of the season, defeating North Carolina State, 197.225-193.225.
Despite the bitter end to last season, excitement and optimism remains high, and a quality opponent will provide an experienced Wolverine squad with their first big test.
Michigan would net six consecutive goals to finish out the first quarter, and Lafayette would never lead again.