Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:19pm

At this past weekend’s Frank Beeman Invitational at Michigan State, the Wolverines’ duos of junior Mattias Siimar and sophomore Andrew Fenty took first place while sophomore Patrick Maloney and senior Nicholas Beaty finished in third. The tournament’s unique structure of three-match rounds –– two singles matches and one doubles match –– allowed for Michigan to showcase its abilities in both formats.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 7:58pm
Michigan coach Chaka Daley thought his team didn't take full advantage of big moments in its loss to Washington.

Ultimately, it’s all about finishing.

The Michigan men’s soccer team learned that lesson Sunday evening in its 1-0 loss to No. 13 Washington. Despite plenty of close calls and solid scoring opportunities, the Wolverines were unable to break through when it mattered.

Michigan started off confidently and maintained control of play for most of the first half. The Wolverines’ defense consistently frustrated Washington’s attack and recovered the ball when they needed to.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 4:53pm
Junior center fielder Jordan Brewer hit a go-ahead home run in the third inning on Michigan's 10-1 victory.

The Michigan baseball team moved up to the No. 1 spot in the Big Ten rankings after losses from Nebraska and Indiana on Friday. The team lived up to its new –– possibly short-lived –– position Saturday afternoon, winning 10-1 against Rutgers to bring the weekend series count to 2-0.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 5:09pm

It was ranked No. 10 in the country –– the highest ranking a Big Ten recruiting class has ever received –– and tallied seven freshman All-American awards. Almost two years in, they’ve lived up to expectations.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 10:07pm
Jimmy Kerry notched a two-run home run in the Wolverines' 10-5 win.

Despite some early fielding difficulties which created an early deficit, the Michigan baseball team pulled itself together in the second half of the game Wednesday evening to best the Bowling Green State Falcons, 10-5.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 7:34pm

With a five-and-a-half hour drive back to Terre Haute ahead of Indiana State on Wednesday evening, even a shortened seven-inning game wasn’t enough to risk pushing up against their firm 7:30 departure deadline. In sharp contrast to yesterday’s hard-fought 8-7 loss –– only its second home loss of the year –– today’s matchup saw Michigan manage to hold their lead after a slow start and beat the Sycamores, 6-4.

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
 Sophomore right-hander Jeff Criswell pitched nearly seven scoreless innings against Minnesota on Sunday.

This sharp fielding was on display throughout Michigan’s 8-0 win in the final game of its weekend series against the Golden Gophers Sunday afternoon. The Wolverines were eager to round out the series on a high note after hard-fought games Friday and Saturday that ended 4-6 and 5-3, respectively.

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 8:43pm
Strong pitching and defense has been key for the Wolverines when the offense is lacking.

Despite its ability to dominate, the Michigan baseball team’s offense has struggled with consistency — evident in last season’s early end after a promising 20-game win streak, as well as its sporadic performances against mid-major opponents this year. In light of this, Michigan’s pitching and defense have been essential in holding opponents to few runs and securing wins even when the offense can’t pull through.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 7:04pm
Jack Blomgren and the Wolverines had an impressive defensive day.

Before the Michigan baseball team takes on Michigan State in East Lansing this weekend, it hosted a different group of Spartans on Tuesday in Ann Arbor.

After a difficult trip to Lubbock, Texas over a weekend that saw Michigan get swept 0-3 against No. 18 Texas Tech, the unranked Wolverines returned home to regroup with a doubleheader sweep of their own –– 1-0 in the first game and 3-0 in the second –– against the San Jose Spartans before Big Ten play begins against Michigan State on Friday.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 7:54pm
The Michigan baseball team will soon begin conference play and will face off against opponents including Minnesota, last year's Big Ten Tournament champion.

With improved offensive strength and an ideal combination of youth and experience, expectations are high. And as of now No. 23 Michigan is the only ranked team in the conference. The Daily takes a look at the other teams in the Big Ten and those who could potentially pose a threat to the Wolverines.