For Michigan, a chance to improve upon its offensive numbers presents itself Wednesday in the form of a struggling Michigan State team.
In three commanding wins over the Hoosiers, the Wolverines asserted their dominance over one of the top teams in the conference.
As strength is restored to the Wolverines’ middle infield, questions surround the rest of No. 2 Michigan (2-1 Big Ten, 24-3 overall) as it prepares for three away games in Bloomington against Indiana (3-0, 20-10).
Lindsay Montemarano escaped from the doldrums of inconsistency this weekend, emerging as the Wolverines’ most potent offensive force in a three-game series against Northwestern.
Betsa’s 14 total strikeouts proved more than enough as the Michigan softball team (22-2) eased past the Broncos, 8-0, in six innings at Alumni Field on Thursday.
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Megan Betsa chalked up another story in the circle as she recorded her finest performance of the season, and Tera Blanco seemed to put it all together against Dayton.
Lawrence hit .500 last weekend, earning Big Ten Player of the Week honors.
The Wolverines finished a perfect 4-0 on the weekend, with two wins coming against No. 13 Florida State.
For the Wolverines, this weekend not only marks the beginning of Hutchins’ 32nd year at the helm, but provides Michigan with an early chance at revenge.