After transferring from the University of North Dakota, Miles Lewis has wasted no time in making his mark for the Wolverines.
The No. 10 Michigan women’s tennis team took on No. 5 Ohio State (8-1) in Columbus on Friday afternoon, but it did not come home with the result it was hoping for. The Wolverines (6-2) claimed just two wins on the day and fell to the Buckeyes, 5-1.
Entering Thursday night, it was no secret that the Wolverines had a shot at the upset. But that doesn’t make stamping a win over the Badgers onto their NCAA Tournament resume any less sweet.
With a matchup against Indiana at Assembly Hall on Sunday, the Wolverines are looking to notch their first road win of the season against the Hoosiers.
The Wolverines brought a new edge against the Spartans that was lacking in East Lansing nine days prior en route to an 86-57 victory at Crisler Center.
Despite a 3-1 record and stellar performances from senior captain Allison Skaggs and freshman goalkeeper Heidi Ritner, the seventh-ranked Wolverines managed just a third-place finish.
All night, the Wolverines’ frontcourt found itself in foul trouble, and all night, it got dominated on the boards as a result of it, falling to the Buckeyes, 70-66.
Junior Alex Knight clinched the final set for the 18th-ranked Wolverines to give Michigan (3-1) a dominant 6-1 victory.
The Wolverines are looking to recover from a loss in East Lansing against Ohio State, and the Daily sat down with forward Jae’Sean Tate at Big Ten Media Day in October to discuss the Buckeyes’ season.
The 36 minutes that senior wing Zak Irvin logged, all while battling the flu, against Michigan State paints a picture of just how precarious the Wolverines’ depth issues are.