Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 11:27am
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This weekend, the No. 5 Michigan rowing team took home the Big Ten title for the sixth time in program history. 

Both the first and second varsity eights beat Ohio State to claim first place. With their strongest races of the season, the top boats set the tone for the rest of the team. 

By the end of the day, the Wolverines had four gold medals along with two two silver and a bronze. 

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:12am
Freshman right-hander Alex Storako has shown great improvement since Michigan's first game against James Madison.

Saturday afternoon, the No. 15 seed Michigan softball team will face James Madison in its second game of the NCAA Regional. The Wolverines shut out St. Francis (PA) in a run rule while the Dukes beat DePaul by a slightly smaller margin, 5-2. The winner of this game will advance to the championship game of the regional — one step closer to the College World Series — and the loser will fall back to face the winner of St. Francis-DePaul matchup. 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 7:37pm
Senior designated player Mackenzie Nemitz dealt with plenty of adversity throughout her Michigan career.

As Mackenzie Nemitz watched her team from the dugout, there wasn’t a doubt in her mind that Michigan would win. She just didn’t think the responsibility would fall on her shoulders.

Her team was down by one with two outs in the bottom of the seventh against Indiana on April 7. With a runner in scoring position, it looked like the game would come down to the next batter — senior first baseman Alex Sobczak.

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 8:27pm
Beilein's departure leaves a short window for athletic director Warde Manuel to fill the vacancy.

ROSEMONT, Ill. — At 8:15 this morning, Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel was surprised — along with the rest of the country — to find out that Michigan coach John Beilein would be leaving the program after 12 years to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers.  

And with that announcement, speculation commenced on who would lead the Wolverines next season. While Manuel was surprised by Beilein’s ultimate decision, he knew it wasn’t outside the realm of possibility — Beilein had informed the program of pending talks dating back to the beginning of the month.  

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 12:46pm
Senior catcher Katie Alexander has recorded a .359 batting average over the past month.

The senior catcher is far from the most reliable batter in the lineup with an average of .279. Though slump in March put her batting average well below .200, it has been steadily rising since Michigan’s home opener.

But when she gets contact with the ball, it’s gone.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 12:43pm
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While an early spark is definitely not out of the ordinary for Michigan, anyone who watched the Wolverines at the plate in their Friday quarterfinal game would find them unrecognizable. They got just seven hits against No. 9 seed Illinois, only one of which was translated into a run.

They needed to make a shift after the lack-luster performance.

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 4:24pm
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BLOOMINGTON — In the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament, the Michigan softball team found itself in a battle of the defenses. 

The top seeded Wolverines (40-11 overall, 22-1 Big Ten) edged out No. 9 seed Illinois 1-0 (32-21, 9-14), 1-0 in extra innings. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 7:20pm
The Michigan softball team has earned the No. 1 seed in this weekend's Big Ten Tournament

After securing the outright Big Ten title Sunday, the Michigan softball team kicks off the Big Ten Tournament with its first game on Friday. The Wolverines picked up the top seed and earned a first-round bye for the sixth time in the last seven seasons.

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:30pm
Madison Uden hit a walk-off home run as Michigan beat Penn State, 6-5

Michigan softball hasn’t lost to Penn State in twelve years. On Friday, that almost changed for the Wolverines. But capped off by a walk off home run from senior third basement Madison Uden, Michigan upheld its winning streak against the Nittany Lions.

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:05pm
The Michigan rowing team's 1V4 boat claimed the Wolverines' only victory this weekend.

The closest race of the day was in the 2V8 category. While Michigan was solidly in second place for most of the race, the Buckeyes became a threat in the final 750 meters. Powering through the sprint, Ohio State ended the race in a photo finish with the Huskies coming in first. The Wolverines edged out the Buckeyes by 0.08 seconds to claim second.